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Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by kmitt, Jul 26, 2008.

  1. kmitt

    kmitt LawnSite Member
    Posts: 27

    Got this ad in the mail today. When will the madness ever end?

  2. Puddle of Oil

    Puddle of Oil LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,203

    hahahahahahaha, is this some kinda of joke? lol
  3. lawnprosteveo

    lawnprosteveo LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Tulsa
    Posts: 1,930

    Dont worry too much...Lance aint gonna be in business long at those prices. A couple of days of hard labor coming home with five bucks....he'll hang it up!
  4. MJS

    MJS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,316

    Madness? Are you really worried about about a kid taking any of your accounts?

    I'm pretty sure that 90% of my customers are so loyal to me that they would never think of hiring anyone else, as long as I continue providing high-quality service.

    And $5. . .so what if Lance gets three or four lawns for the summer? More power to him. . . you have to give the kid credit for actually working during the summer.

    Now, I would still tell Lance to increase his minimum by about 500 - 600% :laugh:
  5. green monster

    green monster LawnSite Member
    Posts: 148

    He says starting at $5.00. Do you think he has ever charged $5.00 for an entire job? After all, how is he going to pay for that advertising campaign?
  6. fastcat

    fastcat LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 799

    that is more than likely a little kid trying to make a dime. i hope.
  7. Petr51488

    Petr51488 LawnSite Silver Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 2,371

    Yea, i bet the kid is maybe 10 years old. I don't see anything wrong with it. Thats the best way to learn.
  8. Lawn Enforcer

    Lawn Enforcer LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,381

    In my town a kid put up a flyer $7 per lawn, and we also walk dogs for $2 and hour!

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Posts: 5,225

    i dont think i would worry about my lawns but good for him for trying
  10. RedMax Man

    RedMax Man LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,053

    Somebody hasn't learned how to spell words properly yet:laugh:

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