Here's part two of my "It's only June" post

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by Haulin' Grass, Jun 19, 2007.

  1. Haulin' Grass

    Haulin' Grass LawnSite Member
    from CT
    Posts: 55

    Would you lower you prices alittle to fill the schedule ? Professional beer drinker isn't paying the bills :nono: . First part of year was great but things have dropped off. It usually doesn't slow down until Aug. Damn growing pains
     
  2. AGLA

    AGLA LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,740

    That is why McDonalds has a dollar menu.

    Having big prices and a firm back bone to keep them only works if you can get the work to keep coming in. Of course you do what you have to do to keep money coming in as long as you can still make a living.
     
  3. PatriotLandscape

    PatriotLandscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    from MA
    Posts: 1,209

    I always feel that the smiley guy is flipping me of one that one.

    I always have a fluctuating price point. usually 3

    1. Built with a nice profit or a ding dong factor

    2. built with a fair "competitive profit

    3. The absolute minimum I can do a job for and still make money. (if I want to be the lowest bidder)

    and you can use those three prices as your calendar fluctuates. I don't make money polishing my trucks :)
     
  4. Focal Point Landscapes

    Focal Point Landscapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 401

    Good responses above - even more important if you have a crew that you want to keep . Over time , you will hopefully establish a clientele willing to use you at your price.
     

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