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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Mike S., Sep 21, 2010.
im 15 allso
Here is my deal, when I was 4 I "helped" my dad with a neighbors lawn. I LOVED it so I asked my mom if could have a biz, she said "when you are 8 you can" (she figured I would find other interests over time) but as my 8th birthday approached I kept talking about cutting lawns, finally on my birthday I said ok I am 8 now I am ready, my mom said fine you can put filers on our street (again she figured I would not get work and find other interests) NOPE I got one lawn, then the next year I had 1 and a on call lawn. the following year I was up to 4, then in 2007 when I was 12 I purshcaed a 32 inch walk behind at the time I had 9 accounts, I also added entry leval commerical handheld equipment. By march 2009 I had 11 lawns and the 32 started to have issues so I added a 48, then a few months later I had all my handhelds stolen, so I had to buy all new stuff. Now I have pretty much everything I need to go fulltime other then a truck, but I need to finish school first. So technically I started 7 years ago but really I took off about 4 years ago
Oh I frogot to mention I wakled to all my jobs until last year so thats also why I was working at such a young age
I give you credit buddy if what you say is true, you definately have the drive to make it in this business.
Just wanted to throw in my two cents too...change the name! I know that in the areas that we service, if someone saw the name on the side of the truck or in an advertisement, they wouldn't take a second look. I find it really hard to believe that you cut these yards at $10.00 a pop. No offense, but the first thing that pops in my head is...you get what you pay for.