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Old 02-04-2006, 05:16 PM
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i live in southeast michigan its my 2nd yrea in business i was wondering when you really start cutting or when to advertise for the lawns because if its still cold out people dont care about it yet ///?[/FONT][/FONT]
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Old 02-04-2006, 05:23 PM
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Cut when grass needs to be cut. Advertise when YOU think you need to advertise. Be it March or October. Think about it this way - 2 nd in business - when do you blow snow??????
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Old 02-04-2006, 05:29 PM
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Whats up Smarino, Im from macomb, 21 and romeo plank...well, used to be when i was growing up.

To answer your question my newspaper add goes back in this month, you'd be surprised how early typically older people like to set up their lawn service. I got a call 2 weeks ago from an older guy for lawn servicing.

Now is the time to start advertising, really hit it hard in march, and as far as when I start mowing its usually around early to mid april.
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Old 02-05-2006, 03:47 AM
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Do it year round.
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Old 02-13-2006, 11:22 PM
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I would start around the first of year for the next season. Don't think people are very interested before the holidays except existing accounts.
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Old 02-13-2006, 11:32 PM
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Do it year round.
I agree...
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Old 02-13-2006, 11:37 PM
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It just depends on were you live I guess. It's pointless in the area because people don't have much money.
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Old 02-13-2006, 11:57 PM
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I'm going to start advertising heavy beginning of march. Usually start cutting about the second week in april +/-
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Old 02-14-2006, 12:57 AM
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last year started cutting May 1st, guess I was a little late!
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Old 02-14-2006, 05:23 AM
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last year started cutting May 1st, guess I was a little late!
No, You were'nt late, Spring was a little late.
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