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Old 03-05-2013, 06:35 PM
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percentage for advertising

I have an opportunity to hook up with a nursery. They are getting calls to mow grass and will send leads to me. What kind of cut is reasonable to give them?
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Old 03-05-2013, 06:39 PM
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Why did they pick you first?
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:13 PM
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Not sure. They just called me
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:21 PM
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Thank you and keep buying stuff from them.
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Old 03-05-2013, 09:42 PM
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I'd say 3.5" if its KBG. Bag the clippings, maybe double cut if needed during springtime growth. Trim, edge, blow the drive and walks. Just the standard cut I guess.






What? That's not what you were asking?
A local nursery here takes 10%. They called me a couple years ago. I laughed and told them mowing isn't like installs. I can't poof an extra 10% from my magic foo foo dust. For some reason I never got any referrals from them.
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Old 03-05-2013, 11:33 PM
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Dont give them anything!!!! money that is.

this is done all the time. you refer there compnay to others and they refer to you. <---- Notice the period

Trust me. they are NOT marketing experts. they are NOT in that Business NOR are you.
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Old 03-06-2013, 08:56 AM
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Agree. Nothing. Tell them you will also recommend them in return. If they are very nice and end up sending you lots of work, deliver coffee and donuts to them some morning. Small things can go a long way and shows you appreciate it, but a % off the top? - not worth it. You got plenty of work anyways! ;-D

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