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Old 10-06-2011, 09:28 PM
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No i am getting rid of it
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Old 10-06-2011, 10:35 PM
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Yes, simple is good. I think you're pretending to be something/someone you're not though. It's a pretty big stretch to call yourself a full service landscaping company in my opinion.

Regarding your website:

"We are a new established business
with the knowledge to do anything you ask of us. "

Do you mean newly established? This is such a contradiction...if you're new, where did you get all that knowledge?

Look, I've been at this for 10 years and still would not dare call myself a full service landscaping company. I think you're pretending to be something you're not. No I don't think, I know. The impression people would get from your marketing materials is different than the impression I get from seeing your posts and interacting with you here. Just way too much B.S. in my opinion. Can you install irrigation, landscape lighting, a waterfall with pond, a paver patio, do my fertilization and pest control, install an outdoor kitchen area with fireplace, a synthetic putting green? Can you even come up with a work plan and bid to do this stuff? You're not even a licensed business for for God's sake!!!! Jim Lewis operates a full service landscaping company....you do not!!!!!! You are not a full service landscaping company!!!!! You had to ask how to do a fall cleanup!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I've been trying to be supportive and helpful, but you're embellishing yourself and your business way way too much to the points it's deceptive and dishonest. Cut the B.S., stick to what you really know for now and put up some pictures of YOUR work on your website. Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.





I will not call myself a landscaper! I might do the odd landscaper type of job, plant a tree, roll out 2 rolls of sod in a bare spot, add a wheel barrow load of mulch or rock etc etc etc.

I am a landscape maintenance technician.
I can't even boast of being a full service maint company.
I'm not licensed for spraying, or tree removal or back flow testings.
I'm not going to claim that I'm doing those things either.


What young osmann is learning here is really valuable stuff that may sting a little hearing it but its coming from those of us that have gone this way before and got the hard knocks to prove it.
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Old 10-07-2011, 04:32 AM
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Yep. I know i took off the top line and the full service part. I was over doing it. I thank you guys for pointing that out for me. I just wantedt to do a little big of everything that there is to do. In the future i will add more services once i get good at the ones i do now. Thanks
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Old 10-07-2011, 11:56 AM
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Okay i had the designer re do my postcard let me know if this is better:

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Old 10-08-2011, 12:09 AM
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They look great!! if you don't mine me asking who did them and how much were they.
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Old 10-08-2011, 12:40 AM
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Well, How does the cub cadet cut??
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Old 10-08-2011, 02:54 AM
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http://www.plan-itgraphics.com/prices.html - he has his own lawn care business he does the websites on the side for extra cash. Hes a good helpful guy exp to a new guy!

The cub cadet cuts great. never had a problem with it yet. Hopfully next year i will be able to get a exmark walk behind as well.
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Old 10-08-2011, 05:49 AM
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should the top service say: Lawn Mowing Services, or Lawn Maintenance?
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Old 10-08-2011, 09:49 AM
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Unless that address is for a location away from your home I'd take it off.
Put serving _________,___________, and ___________ instead.
I think I saw some where in this thread that you cover multiple towns.

I know when you send your customers a bill your address will be on that, but I don't want
my home address floating around for every one to see that doesn't need it.
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Old 10-08-2011, 01:53 PM
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Should i just get a PO Box? I think they run around 30.00.

Also should it say lawn mowing services or lawn maintenance?
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