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Old 04-10-2013, 09:53 AM
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I'll be OK if I can gain 10 or so customers in the next 2 weeks
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Old 04-10-2013, 03:50 PM
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Good thread! I agree with all of it. Been thru most of it. I don't really have any complaints any more.

I kind of look forward to customer complaints now. Like a customer says, "I don't really like the way the lawn looks..." I answer "ME NEITHER!", how about a weed&feed with core aeration? Do you want your trees pruned? Want me to bleach your sidewalks? Basically, HOW MUCH MONEY DO YOU HAVE?"
Glad you like the thread we as lco's work hard a we need an avenue to vent. Funny post by the way.
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Old 04-12-2013, 01:51 AM
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BS, late payers, and folks who only want to be mowed on Thursday or Friday.
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Old 04-12-2013, 01:56 AM
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BS, late payers, and folks who only want to be mowed on Thursday or Friday.
Funny you mentioned the "Thursday/Friday" bit. I had one of those customers today when I went out to give an estimate.
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Old 04-12-2013, 02:19 AM
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Funny you mentioned the "Thursday/Friday" bit. I had one of those customers today when I went out to give an estimate.
When you have been in the business a few years, you can tell them when you will be cutting. You have to consider the bottom line when giving a quote. Everyone needs to figure up their gas costs for driving to a different area for one cut.
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Old 04-12-2013, 09:38 AM
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I tell them, " I can cut your grass on X day guaranteed for an extra $$"
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Old 04-12-2013, 09:41 AM
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It's easy to do them on Friday when you only have 5 customers
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Old 04-12-2013, 11:08 AM
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Shhhhhhhhhh! THEY don't know that!
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Old 04-12-2013, 11:10 AM
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Old 04-12-2013, 11:23 AM
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I'd do them on Thurs and take a 6 day weekend
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