Business Phone - Cell only?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Exact Rototilling, Nov 30, 2007.

  1. Exact Rototilling

    Exact Rototilling LawnSite Fanatic
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    How many LCO here use a cell phone number exclusively as the only business contact number? Or have a business hard line forwarded to their cell when they are not in the office?
  2. B. L. Landscaping

    B. L. Landscaping LawnSite Member
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    I just use my cell for business and have a seperate phone for personal. It is nice shut off sundays and not be bothered.
  3. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
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    Same here, cell only, really wouldn't want it any other way.
  4. Exact Rototilling

    Exact Rototilling LawnSite Fanatic
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    Cell only makes the most sense however the reception is very iffy here at the house and makes for lots of "can you hear me now"

    Thinking about getting a different carrier just for this reason. Glad I didn't renew my contract to get the free phones :laugh:
  5. Tom c.

    Tom c. LawnSite Member
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    Cell and home, But I tell customers call the cell cause i'm mainly in the truck and thats also my p/t office/ lunchroom, and other things. Quad cabs make nice storage areas!!

    TREEGUARD LawnSite Senior Member
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    We use a land line & foward to cell phone only during times when advertising. I never give the cell # to customers.
  7. DaveinSWFL

    DaveinSWFL LawnSite Member
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    I forward my land line to my cell phone as well.
  8. deere615

    deere615 LawnSite Fanatic
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    I am 17 so I only use my cell phone works great for me.
  9. Turf Commando

    Turf Commando LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I run a detail shop, it seems all my calls come in by means of my cell.
    Land line phone wouldn't help me, I'm always on the move Mobile phone or nothing..
    Also people (HATE) voice mail, so answer those calls if possible, or lose potential client...Joe
  10. tamadrummer

    tamadrummer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,102

    Thats how I do it. I screen all calls at home so no, I don't want potential clients calling my home.

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