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Old 03-17-2013, 08:45 PM
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The 1st step is admitting you have a problem.

I need help. I can't stop buying product or taking on new customers. I'm done with my regular's. I'm ready to go crappie fishing... And I keep taking a new customers. I just can't say no when people want to give me money. I'm a lawn *****.
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Old 03-17-2013, 09:25 PM
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I need help. I can't stop buying product or taking on new customers. I'm done with my regular's. I'm ready to go crappie fishing... And I keep taking a new customers. I just can't say no when people want to give me money. I'm a lawn *****.



HAHA I used to be that way but these last two years new customers seem to be few and far between. I need a edge to overcome some a these new guys that are stealing my work. Any secrets?
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Old 03-17-2013, 09:48 PM
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HAHA I used to be that way but these last two years new customers seem to be few and far between. I need a edge to overcome some a these new guys that are stealing my work. Any secrets?
My FT job is a teacher/coach and I've got kids and we're involved at church, so it's hard to tell people you see on a daily basis that you don't want anymore yards. What gets me is I live out in the country, about 20 minutes from any town, so I tell new customers that call after I've finished my normal route that I have to charge a little more for the initial app for fuel and they're ok with it. That was my polite way of saying I don't want to come to town for 1 yard.
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