Another good year!

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by rcreech, Mar 18, 2010.

  1. rcreech

    rcreech Sponsor
    Male, from OHIO
    Posts: 6,020

    This year is starting out just like last year!

    Sent out my prepay letter....and lost a few here and there and some were pretty good ones!

    Now the weather has broke and the phone is ringing off the hook!

    What are you guys seeing!

    I am PUMPED right now! :weightlifter:
     
  2. phasthound

    phasthound LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,560

    I'm getting good responses with our residential application accounts and even better responses from land care companies regarding our products.

    Looking at a very good year!
     
  3. n-green

    n-green LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 362

    Pre-pays are up, cancels are down. I couldn't afford direct mail this year but I bet results would have been good! What are you doing to attract all those phone calls.
     
  4. LawnoftheMonth

    LawnoftheMonth LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 355

    My phone is blowing up everyday, I'm full speed ahead. Jan was so-so, feb was good but March has been nuts. :drinkup:
     
  5. rcreech

    rcreech Sponsor
    Male, from OHIO
    Posts: 6,020

    I have not spent any money on marketing for the last two years. I am afraid to as I don't want to grow too quickly.

    We treat our customer right, and run a solid program!

    All my phone calls are either referrals or from my website!

    I always heard it took about 5 years to get a new business est...and we are just not entering year 6. Boy is it paying off! It is also ALL about branding I belive!

    I just can't believe it! :drinkup:
     
  6. tlg

    tlg LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 645

    Slow and steady growth is the best way to go. Too fast and something will not get the attention it needs. The phone calls started when the temps went up. Prepays are rock solid with about 20 k a week in the bank. We usually get about 65% of our gross prepaid. Cancels are normal. Things look good so far. How's Real Green working for you?
     

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