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Old 04-11-2014, 01:35 PM
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Just because someone knows how to mow lawns doesn't mean he knows anything about marketing.

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Old 04-11-2014, 01:46 PM
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I have no decals on my truck. Got to many calls for work I did not want to take. I market houses close to accounts I already have. Now most stops are doubles and up to 6 lawns on one stop.
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Old 04-11-2014, 07:19 PM
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Their dad probably doesnt want vinyl letters on his truck and trailer
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Old 04-11-2014, 10:07 PM
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I had mine lettered but always got calls from the phone book or people looking for a job. did not get many calls for new customers. ...mine came from word of mouth.
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Old 04-11-2014, 11:12 PM
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Reasons are IMO
Not "official" ( improper or NO insurance) or business license (where necessary)
No budget for signage.
Resale value of equipment
Township/city-local ordience prohibits commercial vehicles at residence.
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Old 04-11-2014, 11:49 PM
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I dunno, I got a few buddies who have been landscaping for 20 years and have never advertised or lettered a truck.

I didn't letter my trucks for the first few years and always had more then enough work to keep us busy, even now we run 2 mowing crews, have 4 trucks and only one of them are lettered, I have enough work to work 7 days a week all year long, and more work coming in daily.

I don't think it has anything to do with being legit, everyone has their own ideas on what works.
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Old 04-12-2014, 01:55 AM
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Does anyone have a legit reason NOT. To letter them? It cant cost you any business
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Old 04-12-2014, 02:34 AM
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Just because someone knows how to mow lawns doesn't mean he knows anything about marketing.

Very true. Lettering will bring you some business. I had 2 call this week because they saw one of my trucks working in a neighborhood.
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Old 04-12-2014, 11:38 PM
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Maybe they have enough business.
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