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**** Or Get Off The Pot

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by smarino21, Sep 14, 2006.

  1. smarino21

    smarino21 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 345

    I Am Wondering If Its Time To Say To Myself Do It Big Or Dont Do It At All. I Have A Company That Has 2 Emplys And 90 Accts. I Was Thinking I Would Make A Lot More With More Lawns And More Employees. Your Insurance Will Stay The Same(gl) You Have A Lot Of Fixed Cost With A Lawn Buss? What Are Your Imputs.
  2. bigjeeping

    bigjeeping LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 903

    A small company can do just as well, if not better, than a large company.

    Take a look at your revenue and expenses and figure your profit margin. If you expand your busniess your revenue will go up but profit margin down (more expenses)
  3. Tharrell

    Tharrell LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,964

    I'm solo but I can imagine that labor is one if not THE major cost in operating a lawn biz. Too bad we can't ship it overseas for cheap labor. Oh, my bad. They come to us now.
  4. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,501

    For us it's...

    1. Payroll and Employer Taxes
    2. Fuel
    3. Insurance
  5. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,501

    not necessarily...the key is to look at how it's managed.

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