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Old 07-18-2012, 10:27 PM
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When I mean aggressive I mean pro-active, not necessarily the aggressive car salesman type of salesmanship, just being on the ball and going after it to get the accounts.
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Old 07-18-2012, 11:49 PM
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You have to do exceptional work to get word of mouth referrals.. a little above and beyond to get your current customers talking about you.. not saying you don't.. but obviously something is going on to not be getting that easy advertising
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This is accurate, I have one of my very good customers that refers us to his workplace and I get steady work from his word of mouth referrals.
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Old 07-18-2012, 11:51 PM
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When I mean aggressive I mean pro-active, not necessarily the aggressive car salesman type of salesmanship, just being on the ball and going after it to get the accounts.

Pro-active is a key to have is this line of work, you stay pro-active you stay in business.
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94 Chevy 1500 8'6" Western
96 GMC 1500 7'6" Western
98 Chevy 8'6" Western

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Snapper WB Z-Turn 48" (Trac-Vac)
36" WB John Deere Z-Turn (Trac-Vac)
John Deere F510 Z-Turn 38"
Toro Personal Pace 21" Mowers
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Old 07-20-2012, 12:41 AM
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Does it by any chance have dual exhaust? And do you have a black open trailer with some lettering and an Exmark walk behind? I might have seen you in my neighborhood earlier today, I live in Champlin.
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No duel exhaust but I do have a black open trailer and I am in Champlin a lot.
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Old 07-20-2012, 03:18 AM
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Where do you have properties in Champlin? You can pm me if you want, in just curious to where you're at.
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Old 07-20-2012, 12:25 PM
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Where do you have properties in Champlin? You can pm me if you want, in just curious to where you're at.
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There off 169 and Dayton road
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Old 07-20-2012, 02:17 PM
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Any near the restaurant El Toro or the 5-8 Club Grille & Bar?
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Old 07-20-2012, 09:22 PM
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Any near the restaurant El Toro or the 5-8 Club Grille & Bar?
El Toro is good eats.
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94 Chevy 1500 8'6" Western
96 GMC 1500 7'6" Western
98 Chevy 8'6" Western

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6x12 Single

Snapper WB Z-Turn 48" (Trac-Vac)
36" WB John Deere Z-Turn (Trac-Vac)
John Deere F510 Z-Turn 38"
Toro Personal Pace 21" Mowers
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Old 07-20-2012, 10:04 PM
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Both places are very good!
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2014 Diamond Cargo 8.5' x 20' Enclosed Trailer - Fully Loaded Interior
Exmark Lazer Z X-Series 52" w/ Ultravac
Exmark TTHP 36"
225 Gal MN Wanner Skid Sprayer
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Old 07-20-2012, 10:38 PM
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Boss Lawn everything looks great. How many employees do you have and do you do any services other than mowing and snow?
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