How late is too late??

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by STIHL GUY, Jun 15, 2008.

  1. STIHL GUY

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
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    i live in CT and was wondering if it is too late into the season to send out flyers to try to get more customers? is this a good idea or should i just wait untill spring? Thanks
     
  2. freshprince94

    freshprince94 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Down here you can get customers all year (we cut year round). I picked some customers up in December.
     
  3. lostmdboy

    lostmdboy LawnSite Member
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    never too late I guess.
     
  4. Dave_005

    Dave_005 LawnSite Senior Member
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    It's never to late to pick up new customers, put out your flyers
     
  5. Precision Lawns

    Precision Lawns LawnSite Senior Member
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    I flyer to not only pick up customers but to increase name recognition. I just started another round of flyering myself.
     
  6. STIHL GUY

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Posts: 5,226

    ok thanks guys
     
  7. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
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    You will get the ones with the tallest grass and the ones dumped by another lawn cutter.


    As long as you know this you will be ready for it. it will get you some experience for the next year. good luck.
     
  8. Green Finger

    Green Finger LawnSite Senior Member
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    John is right. you have to work through the customers with issues. Like waiting til the club ends to meet a female.

    Pick up as many as you can. Try not to over do it with getting a lot of equipment. (Overhead) keep it down.
     
  9. Liendeni

    Liendeni LawnSite Member
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    Unless you have more business than you can handle....I'd suggest some type of advertistement year round.
     
  10. bohiaa

    bohiaa LawnSite Fanatic
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    :laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh:
     

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