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Old 03-17-2013, 09:56 PM
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Growing/expanding my business

Hey guys well this wil be my 4th season in the lawn business. (2nd legit licensed and insured) and I want to gain more accounts. I currently have 35 weekly accounts but would like to have 80 by the end of this season. Sounds like alot but my goal last season was 15 and I got 35 that was before I got my drivers license and I was 16 now I'm 17 and have more time to expand. What are some of the best way to gain a good client base without breaking the bank. Any ideas are always appreciated and love learning from you guys that have alot more experience under your belts!
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Old 03-17-2013, 11:07 PM
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What are you cutting with?
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Old 03-17-2013, 11:48 PM
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Flyers, Door Hangers, Postcards. can be up to $750 depending on how many of what you want. But my buddy and I just put out 1000 flyers in 3 hours just driving around in his truck, we may get no calls but he spent $100 on flyers and $20 on the gas.
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Old 03-18-2013, 06:38 AM
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I'm cutting with a bobcat 48 in hydro, I have a backup bobcat 48 in belt and for gated yards I'm using my 32 in toro. I also have a push 22 in bobcat that I use in those hard to reach spots. And thanks for the advice hdll landscaping!
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:58 AM
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A good flyer can go a long way especially if it looks professional.
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Old 03-18-2013, 10:08 AM
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I'm trying to do about the same thing in terms of number of accounts. I sent out 2500 eddm post cards and only got 1 call. Luckily I got the account for mowing and fert lol. Thinking I just sent em out too early. If I can afford it I will do another round of 2500 or maybe even 5k in the first or second week of April.
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Old 03-18-2013, 10:32 AM
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How much is it for 2500 about where you are?
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18 years old and fully licensed and insured
1995 Ford 7.3L powerstroke dump
1997 Ford 7.3L powerstroke dump
2005 Ford F350 powerstroke w/ fisher mm2
1986 Case Skidsteer
1999 Daewoo 1785L skidsteer
Belmar 7x18 Equipment
Lark 8x18 enclosed
Belmar 6x14 open
Wright Sentar Sport RH & Stander
Everride Hornet ZTR
Honda push mowers
Redmax backpacks, trimmers, and handhelds
Dolmar chainsaws
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