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Old 06-10-2006, 06:03 PM
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Hey man! I'm in a similar situation as you are and was wondering if you could give me some tips? I have about 7 clients right now but am having an awfully hard time getting it up to about 25 where I want it to be. How did you get that many weekly customers? I've been passing out flyers with very little success.

Try advertising in your local newspaper.
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Old 06-10-2006, 06:13 PM
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You out of highschool, I am going into my Sr. year, i got 52 accounts and its my second year in bus.

Yeah, I just finished with my first year of college. Doing it big huh, well keep the good work and more will come.
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Old 06-10-2006, 06:21 PM
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gotta love it man, welcome to LS, what do you have for equipment??

Thanks man... I got 48" bobcat walk behind, stihl fs 110, and stihl bp 420. just enough for now. Iím trying to save up for that f-250.
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Old 06-10-2006, 11:34 PM
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I'm 15 and i the Biz I have 8 yards (hopefully 9 after I bid this next one)

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Old 06-10-2006, 11:39 PM
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nice gay little wave you got there, its sweet
Don't be picking on a new member like yourself. You will get run down here talking like you are!!!!!!!!!!1
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Old 06-11-2006, 06:27 AM
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Iím 19 years old with 25 accounts. This is my second year in the biz. I was working at fast food restraint (it really sucked) making a couple hundred dollars a week. Now i have money coming in like never before. This is a great biz to get into at a young age.
good stuff,great to hear you are doing well
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Old 06-17-2006, 07:30 PM
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yeah well i know the guy so its cool get over it
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i'm 19 and been in the biz for 3 years - 23 accounts, want some mor for next yr though
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Old 10-03-2007, 09:55 PM
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Iím 19 years old with 25 accounts. This is my second year in the biz. I was working at fast food restraint (it really sucked) making a couple hundred dollars a week. Now i have money coming in like never before. This is a great biz to get into at a young age.
Welcome to lawnsite. Congrats on the business, its way better than working at the fast food resturaunt!

DBL-I never new you were so young, congrats.
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