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Is it low balling or is it smart?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by DFW Area Landscaper, Jul 27, 2004.

  1. TrimmerAssist

    TrimmerAssist LawnSite Member
    Posts: 27

    I guess I should have been more clear with my two cents .. lowballing to me means to service below a profit in an attempt to get or steal a customer. There is a limit at the break even point for everyone of course.

    If you are making a enough of a profit and are the cheapest price, then of course you are not lowballing, you are doing good business.

    Real lowballers always get snuffed out, they have too. I would have thought that a person would have to make at least 40 bucks an hour per person to stay on the right side of profit? But then again maybe I wasnt as streamlined as I thought I was?
     
  2. fool32696

    fool32696 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 991

    With these low prices and cheap equipment, he's still bringing in $30 to $40 per man hour. Read the thread and get your facts right before you talk.
     
  3. TrimmerAssist

    TrimmerAssist LawnSite Member
    Posts: 27

    I'll do that fool, and thanks for careing:walking:
     
  4. willretire@40

    willretire@40 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from VA
    Posts: 1,387

  5. ericmcj31

    ericmcj31 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 404

    bump for a good read
     
  6. JohnnyCuts

    JohnnyCuts LawnSite Senior Member
    from iowa
    Posts: 256

    Referenced this in another post and had a couple PM's wanting this thread so here ya go. Bumpity
     
  7. willretire@40

    willretire@40 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from VA
    Posts: 1,387

  8. mommacutz

    mommacutz LawnSite Member
    Posts: 120

    I wonder if they are still in business?
     
  9. chris@perfectlawncare

    chris@perfectlawncare LawnSite Member
    Posts: 198

    i want weekley service!
     
  10. coolbreeze

    coolbreeze LawnSite Member
    Posts: 53

    Yes, they are!
     

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