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Old 03-13-2012, 12:33 PM
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how to approach a business contract

There is a local business in my community that I would like to try to present a lawn contract with. How do I do it professionally and is there a template out there I could customize with my information?
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Old 08-07-2012, 05:15 PM
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i am starting to knock on commercial doors as well (just a few so far). no contracts yet, but it will come...

anyway, a contract template would be ideal...

anyone ?
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Old 09-12-2012, 11:04 PM
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Has knocking on commercial accts worked for anyone?
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Old 10-10-2012, 09:39 AM
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I have not tried going door to door to commercial places yet. But I would also like to know how to prepare a proposal and bid on a small doctors office complex or condo's.
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Old 10-10-2012, 10:48 AM
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I have several templates we use as well as contracts. You would submit the estimate/bid and if they say yes then you submit the contract.
Go to my page and leave me your emails and i will be more then glad to share.
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Old 10-10-2012, 10:54 AM
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I have several templates we use as well as contracts. You would submit the estimate/bid and if they say yes then you submit the contract.
Go to my page and leave me your emails and i will be more then glad to share.
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Very cool of you to offer that.
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Old 10-10-2012, 11:50 AM
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Has knocking on commercial accts worked for anyone?
As soon as we pick up a commercial account, i give it a couple months until we have the property looking perfect and then i start knocking on the the neighboring properties. When a potential client can see your work and see that you are better then their current landscaper it makes it easier for them to make a switch.

A couple tips:

-before you walk into that office, know what you intend to charge. BUT DONT TELL THEM RIGHT AWAY!!!!
after you start a converstaion with them, casually try to find out how much they are currently paying. You dont want to leave money on the table.
Say you plan on charging $1500 a month and ValleyCrest is charging $1,800. Tell them you can do it for $1675, you will make an extra $175 a month just by using this strategy and you still look good because you came in cheaper then their current vendor.
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