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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by scaglawnsnj, Jan 29, 2005.

  1. scaglawnsnj

    scaglawnsnj LawnSite Senior Member
    from nj
    Posts: 435

    At times I think is it all worth it. Some times I can't get enough.
    I think how long till I reach my 200 clients. Four crews
    How long till topping at 100,000 or more.
    When will I have a New grain body dump diesel
    I just want a successful landscape co..
    How many of you guys on this site make over 80,000.00 a year.
    GMJ is currently refining is landscape co.
    More work
    Turf tech education
    Hire some English speaking Mexicans
    Better paper proposals
    Better sales pitches
    Sending advertising units across the boards
    Word of mouth
    2005 season EAT DRINK SLEEP THINK WORK DUSK TO DAWN ADVERTIZE landscape like I never imagine.
    Lets see what happens..
    Can I triple what I am in one year..
    I think so..
    I thought this up when i was taking a ****!!
  2. YardPro

    YardPro LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,563

    we downsized for a few years, but are bulking back up again.
    we'll be at the 1/2 mil mark this year for sure.

    remember PAY YOURSELF. don't keep reinvesting ALL your money.
  3. MacLawnCo

    MacLawnCo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,847

    dont grow your business so that you can get equipment you have always wanted. grow your business in a way that fits with your business model and is directed by your business and marketing plans. There is undeniably a limit on the amount a firm can grow. I personally grow my business as cash flow dictates. when you are out of cash, you are out of business... no matter how many clients you have.
  4. YardPro

    YardPro LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,563

    don't measure success by the truck you drive, etc.
    measure it by the money YOU put in the bank at the end of the year
  5. TotalCareSolutions

    TotalCareSolutions LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 518

    4 crews for 200 lawn accounts seems heavily staffed?
    You can bet there are plenty, (if not most F/T) that produce over 80 in sales. That is not necessarily a good measure. You seem pretty emotionally motivated, where are you going with this?
  6. specialtylc

    specialtylc LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,656

    At $80,000 do you mean gross sales or actual take home in your pocket profit?
  7. plateau lawn care

    plateau lawn care LawnSite Member
    from georgia
    Posts: 195

    all depends on how much tome you want to spend with your family at home if you have one
  8. jkkalbers

    jkkalbers LawnSite Member
    Posts: 144

    I think what he wants to know, is how many actually on their w2's actually make $80,000. Not how many have sales in $80,000. I bet there aren't more than a dozen here making $80,000.
  9. TotalCareSolutions

    TotalCareSolutions LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 518

    OK...net gross 80,000 and I disagree. I would say over 1/3 the F/Timers net gross over 80.
  10. lawncare4u

    lawncare4u LawnSite Senior Member
    from S>C>
    Posts: 399

    Man if you take another one #### ,no telling what you will come up with.....

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