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Old 07-11-2010, 09:14 AM
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Bidding process?

I'll be starting next year and, excuse my ignorance, I have no idea where or how to bid on commercial jobs. Who do you contact to bid on a job? When and where does this take place. As you van tell I am as green as they come. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 07-11-2010, 09:40 PM
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after your in it a while, you will know.
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Old 07-11-2010, 09:41 PM
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generally 3-4 months before the season, most places will be taking bids shortly for plowing and then december january they gear up to get set for spring
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Old 07-12-2010, 04:12 PM
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Contact the property manager/owner. Thats as simple as going up to one of the businesses on the property and asking who that person is, and how best to contact them.
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Old 07-14-2010, 12:06 AM
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you guys ever wonder why, they dont hire 20 year old Presidents ?
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Old 07-14-2010, 12:46 PM
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you guys ever wonder why, they dont hire 20 year old Presidents ?
Because the constitution says you have to be 35.
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Old 07-14-2010, 05:29 PM
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start residential since thats your biggest opportunity with little or no experience but people who can afford to have their lawn mowed every week own or work at the commercial properties you're looking for.. just be nice to everyone and do a good job you'll get them. and presidents are appointed or elected not hired idiot that was soooo funny though and right on topic
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Old 07-15-2010, 08:04 PM
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I just wanted to point out that I'm a young guy as well, looking to start up their own business. The question this guy asked wasn't bad.

It's good to use as much common sense as possible obviously, but there's some things that you just have to go to people with the experience to ask.

I just think we should all be supportive of anyone who has the will to learn and at least is asking themselves questions about how to get somewhere in the business.

Afterall, the name of this section is "Starting a Lawn Care and Landscaping Business".
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Old 07-20-2010, 01:06 AM
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A good place to start is local business organizations. Join like the Chamber and start networking. Let me know how it goes?
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Old 07-20-2010, 07:35 AM
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Because the constitution says you have to be 35.


They still Dont get it.
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