Register free!
Search
 
     

The Green Industry's Resource Center


Click for Weather
View Poll Results: You can overbid on any certain application
Yes 19 65.52%
No 10 34.48%
There must be an opposite to underbidding/lowballing, right? 0 0%
Voters: 29. You may not vote on this poll

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 03-24-2007, 06:31 PM
Mr Priceless Mr Priceless is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: C Town USA
Posts: 413
There is no such thing as overbidding

thought wanted your thoughts and opinions on the matter.

since the mowing season is coming up and many people are getting more frequent requests to bid on various applications, a good portion have stated their concerns for overbidding on that one job they really wanted, and partially regret it, is there a such thing as overbidding?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 03-24-2007, 11:52 PM
suzuki4life suzuki4life is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: auburn hills, MI
Posts: 31
ofcourse there is, bid too high and you have no chance in getting the job.

-zach
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 03-25-2007, 12:08 AM
procut's Avatar
procut procut is offline
LawnSite Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Don't worry about it...
Posts: 1,855
I say, the more you can get for a job, more power to you.

A simple economics class will teach that the terms over-charging and price gouging are undefined. If you find someone to pay your amount, it is obviously worth it to them.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 03-26-2007, 12:01 PM
Tim@AcesLCLS Tim@AcesLCLS is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Vernon CT
Posts: 31
The first thing business school taught us about evaluating a job is too make sure you do not bid yourself out of it, if you have no idea where to start add percentages to something you have as a base and figure it from there
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 03-26-2007, 12:03 PM
GreenN'Clean GreenN'Clean is offline
LawnSite Bronze Member
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 1,512
It's getting harder and harder to price a bid and get it at a price to make money due to all the low ballers out there
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump





Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:28 AM.

Page generated in 0.08008 seconds with 8 queries