Check out the local ads running around the Tri City area. It's getting ugly and people are very desperate for $. I couldn't be happier with my return customers and the newly added ones. Had to step up the advertising and get more creative this year. Its early but making adjustments to survive, maintain or hopefully grow. Just a few ads from craigslist and other local internet sites. "My name is XXXX and I'm a 17 year old student looking for any kind of work I can get. I have experience in bookkeeping for XXXXX Autoshop and also worked in fast food for a few months. I'm reliable and will do almost anything -- animal, lawn, child or home care and even limited computer jobs. I'm in desperate need of cash will take as low as $5 a job. I'm 8 months pregnant though and can't do heavy lifting. Please contact me at XXXXXXXXXX if you are interested. Thank you." "We do anything to make your yard look the BEST.You get the material we do what ever you want PERFECT. F.Y.I - we are 16 year old but very good workers(Look on XXXXX St. if you would like, it is very nice landscaping). We are here to HELP senior citizens with their out side yard work. I got a truck so we can travel where ever. So give me a call and we will be their as soon as possible." "PAINTING-HOME REPAIR-LAWN CARE-HANDYMAN SERVICES OVER 25 YRS. EXPERIENCE PAINTING. Very Low rates I will beat any written estimate, Senior discount, Disabled discounts,Single parent discounts. I WILL DO TOP QUALITY-CUSTOM WORK,at about 50% the price, of the guys in the "Yellow Pages"!Free Estimates, Get your house in A-1 shape, for the summer! I can make any house go from looking like the worse on the block, to the best house on the block." "Looking to have your lawn mowed for a cheep?Yard cleaned up?Maybe moving into a house that needs cleaned up?Junk removed from yard?Need help moving?We have done lawnscaping,some construction experience,demolition and clean up.There is 2 of us we work as a team. " Time to head to the cabin after I do a mulch job and cut a few on Sat morning if it doesn't rain.