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Old 07-10-2012, 05:31 PM
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unless I'm misunderstanding you, not really.

my prices are the same for everyone. doesn't matter how much money you make. if a 1/4 goes for $32 a cut thats what you pay whether your a heart doc or lawyer or whether your a garbage man or walmart greeter.

Yep. My prices are pretty consistent across the board. Hence, I have very few older clients as they like to beat you down over price.
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Old 07-10-2012, 05:33 PM
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unless I'm misunderstanding you, not really.

my prices are the same for everyone. doesn't matter how much money you make. if a 1/4 goes for $32 a cut thats what you pay whether your a heart doc or lawyer or whether your a garbage man or walmart greeter.
What I meant was side work and other odd jobs & tips.
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Old 07-10-2012, 05:38 PM
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The last thing I will say about my secret, Loyalty usually wins over price unless the low baller's price is 50% lower then yours. All it takes is to spend some time "bonding" with your customer and buy them something on Christmas. All my customers say that I am the first LCO ever to buy them something on Christmas. When you do that you "give" and what company just gives you something for Free. They remember that and have that trust and loyalty or friendship.


They may also think they owe you which I don't expect just to be treated good but I have gotten a lot of christmas money from my customers.
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"Money & Power leads to Greed and usually ends with Corruption."

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" A LEADER will always have more haters than a FOLLOWER."
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Old 07-10-2012, 08:21 PM
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What I meant was side work and other odd jobs & tips.
any side work or odd jobs would be priced at my hourly rate which is the same for everyone.

but I don't do side jobs or odd jobs. I strictly stick to lawn maintenance.
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Old 07-10-2012, 09:13 PM
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lowest

Lowest bid wins everytime, we had one of the best highway sub contractors, Trans-field lose a $20millon contract by $1million......now we are stuck with the lowest of the low.......

Same in a city, save $5.00, yes homeowners will do it...
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Old 07-10-2012, 09:15 PM
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If you're sure that they're illegal report them!
Obama won't touch them, he needs the votes........still waiting to here from ICE...... I made a report two weeks ago???????
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Old 07-10-2012, 09:17 PM
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Pretty sure one could get out if one wanted to.

But,

Where would one find such a cushy job, only forty hours per week and get paid more than the private sector for doing the same work. And the benefits.........
Yep, off at 5 ,home by 4:30 its crazy, I'm sure the Fed level is worse.....
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Old 07-10-2012, 10:17 PM
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wow this thread is depressing...boo friggin hoo......sounds like a bunch of excuses.......wahhhh

ADAPT AND OVERCOME!!
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Old 07-10-2012, 10:20 PM
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wow this thread is depressing...boo friggin hoo......sounds like a bunch of excuses.......wahhhh

ADAPT AND OVERCOME!!
Hey look your from Maine, Not many illegals to deal with up there is there?

Not yet anyway.

Dave...
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Old 07-10-2012, 10:23 PM
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Hey look your from Maine, Not many illegals to deal with up there is there?

Not yet anyway.

Dave...
Hey man im on your side....and ive lived in Florida so I know what an illegal is...haha
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