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Old 12-16-2004, 08:13 PM
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guf from the competition

Went and order the signage for my truck today. While I was there the lady at the sign company was telling me that they had some freinds that tryed to go into the lawn biz. And that they recived alot of guf for another lawn care company how should i handle this if I incounter the same thing?
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Old 12-16-2004, 08:16 PM
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Went and order the signage for my truck today. While I was there the lady at the sign company was telling me that they had some freinds that tryed to go into the lawn biz. And that they recived alot of guf for another lawn care company how should i handle this if I incounter the same thing?




Guf about what?
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Old 12-16-2004, 08:22 PM
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Guf about what?


I think it was about being new and did not want the competition
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Old 12-16-2004, 08:24 PM
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Tell them to F*** off, its a free country and you can do what you want, how you want and when you want
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Old 12-16-2004, 08:50 PM
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hey, take a page from packer, just lower your prices, that'll teach em
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Old 12-16-2004, 08:50 PM
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I'd tell them to get over it.
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Old 12-16-2004, 08:53 PM
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hey, take a page from packer, just lower your prices, that'll teach em





Actually ive never lowered my prices once. Although i did underbid a $15,000 job by $250 just to get it because the last time i checked $14,750 is more then $0. Dont let the math get in the way though.

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Old 12-16-2004, 09:37 PM
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Actually ive never lowered my prices once. Although i did underbid a $15,000 job by $250 just to get it because the last time i checked $14,750 is more then $0. Dont let the math get in the way though.
And don't work for nothing either.
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Old 12-16-2004, 09:43 PM
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And don't work for nothing either.





I never would but some people need to understand that people like me didnt get a business handed to them. I had to go out and get customers. I just cant believe that anybody here has never underbid to get a job. Especially starting out.

I dont here anyone complain about stores having sales or stores saying they will beat the competition by 10% . Thats all we are doing. The goal is to make money. Of course i wont do it for free but i will also shave a buck or 2 off a $50 yard to get it. I see nothing wrong with that.
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Old 12-16-2004, 09:46 PM
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Went and order the signage for my truck today. While I was there the lady at the sign company was telling me that they had some freinds that tryed to go into the lawn biz. And that they recived alot of guf for another lawn care company how should i handle this if I incounter the same thing?
I'd ask her for bigger and brighter signs.
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