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Old 12-15-2012, 06:51 PM
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Anybody thinking about doing anything differently for 2013?

Just wondering if anyone is thinking about doing anything new or differently for 2013?
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Old 12-15-2012, 07:22 PM
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raise prices on some. drop the sloooowwww payers and overall just try to run a leaner meaner operation
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Old 12-15-2012, 07:32 PM
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Always thinking. I started higher prices on new clients last year. Raised prices on a few commercial clients last year. Will raise prices on most residentials this year.

Few other things but still working through and bidding some jobs too.

How about you?
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Old 12-15-2012, 08:27 PM
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For me it will be raising rates on existing customers and bid a bit higher on new clients. Basically price adjustments. Also try to sharpen up estimating skills. Getting better but there's always room for improvement.
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Old 12-15-2012, 08:29 PM
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Oh, and becoming more efficient too
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Old 12-15-2012, 08:43 PM
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Tightening routes, we did a good job this year because of fuel prices but I think we can do better. Some rates will go up but most will stay the same.
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Old 12-15-2012, 09:13 PM
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Adding onto operations, such as nursery, more retail, and maybe investing in new help.
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Old 12-15-2012, 10:01 PM
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Hopefully I can add 20 to 30 full service customers. Will need to do a bunch of advertising to make it happen. Going to invest in some equipment in hopes of increasing productivity and reducing overhead. Completely changing my fertilizer program. Brand new Duramax? Haha that last one won't happen.
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Old 12-15-2012, 11:11 PM
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Revamping my advertising strategy. It works well now. But I know I can beef this area up.
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Old 12-16-2012, 12:00 AM
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Raise some prices to some clients. Just don't know how to drop the bomb on them.
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