Question for Pacific Northwest members

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by DBM, Sep 7, 2001.

  1. DBM

    DBM LawnSite Member
    Posts: 66

    Once again I'm looking for help from the folks at lawnsite.
    It's my first year in this business (part-time), but I've turned enough business away this year that I'm looking at doing this full-time next year. The thing is I'm planning to do alot of commercial bidding this time. When do you recommend I start hammering away at potential commercial accounts?
    Once again, any help is appreciated, as I'd be lost without lawnsite.

    Doug
     
  2. Twotoros

    Twotoros LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 494

    First thing monday. Why wait. Pick the ones that look like jewels and send them a flyer or stop by and drop one off to the man in charge. Then follow up in a couple months and then in march.
     
  3. DBM

    DBM LawnSite Member
    Posts: 66

    I was looking for a ballpark time when most folks are submitted requests to bid. You're rights though, I should get started quick here.

    Doug
     
  4. Randy Scott

    Randy Scott LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,915

    They are doing the budget for next year at the large corporation my wife works at right now. So realisticly from now till the end of the year companies will be submitting qoutes for their budgets. I would start whatever you got now. I know I am.
     

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