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Old 01-10-2011, 11:54 AM
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Originally Posted by domain311 View Post
Thanks for the reminder...I'm also not too ignorant or arrogant to ask questions and willing to listen to some reasonable feedback. Maybe I'm wrong but last I checked that's what this place is great for...
Well Put!!!! There are some guys on this site that know it all???? I guess I am not one of the lucky ones either!

On a serious note, I am in the same boat as many. Worrying about loosing some customers in this tough economy by raising prices. I am considering 10% as I have not raised any prices in 3 years and my over head has been hammered. My thought is to send out letters right as the weather changes this spring requesting (not demanding) a price increase with some supporting reasons. EX. profesional crews, FUEL increase, insurance etc.... My feeling is that I will retain most, if not all of my customers. I have never tried to rake any of my customers, but I/WE can not stay in business w/o being proffitable!

Any thoughts on this aproach?
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