2-weeks in Biz 25 accounts and lot of work

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by rodbite, Aug 24, 2004.

  1. rodbite

    rodbite LawnSite Member
    Posts: 71

    After two weeks in Business i am up to 25 accounts, 3 mulching jobs and 2 landscape renovations.


    1.500 Flyers
    50 emails. (The emails were to board members of HOA's. Many forwarded the emails to the residents in there community without me asking.


    NEVER GIVE UP!!

    Rod
     
  2. Kelly's Landscaping

    Kelly's Landscaping LawnSite Platinum Member
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    For the time of year I am very impressed with you congrats.
     
  3. Wreak

    Wreak LawnSite Member
    Posts: 90

    That's awesome man. They keep coming in to us like crazy but we are having to refer them to other LCO's since we already have enough unless we hire some people but right now it's just two of us.

    Just don't over commit...it's easy to to do with this many new customers but hard to turn down.
     
  4. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
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    did you get the customers with just flyers and emails?
     
  5. drsogr

    drsogr LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,275

    I guess I need to move to florida!
     
  6. rodbite

    rodbite LawnSite Member
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    Yes just flyers and emails.
     
  7. KDJ

    KDJ LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 325

    Originally posted by drsogr
    I guess I need to move to florida!

    Yes come on down. We have many 15.00-20.00 yards to cut.
     
  8. michindi

    michindi LawnSite Member
    Posts: 98

    hey Wreak.... brandon here too. nice to meet ya
     
  9. SCAG POWER

    SCAG POWER LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 343

    Well lts see where i come from it takes more than that too get me out there.Learned a long time ago in the copier business that if there is no profit don't waste your time.payup payup :gunsfirin
     
  10. QualityLawnCare4u

    QualityLawnCare4u LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,758

    When I read post like this it makes me feel like a loser.:) Congratulation Rodbite on your success, Ive been in biz for 6 years and Ive never had more thab 24 accounts after many flyers, advertising, and even some door to door. I need to move to Fla. too! Hope you do well at it and good luck!

    Danny
    Qality Lawn Care
     

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