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startup business

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by jmac, Jan 16, 2002.

  1. jmac

    jmac LawnSite Member
    Posts: 2

    my brother (who will graduate with a degree in plant and soil science w/ a minor in hort. and bus.) and i plan to start a lawncare business in the spring in northern kentucky. with his experience we have the grass and hort. background, but need help with the lawncare business side of things. need to find out the best way to get accounts, bid, etc. any info. you could share would be greatly appreciated.
  2. site

    site LawnSite Member
    Posts: 168

    Read old posts here until you think of a good question, then use the search function to see if it a question that has already been answered. Next- ask new questions here. We'll be waiting by our keyboards...
  3. tailoredlook

    tailoredlook LawnSite Member
    Posts: 142

    door to door, flyers and ads in newspapers worked for me.
  4. jmac

    jmac LawnSite Member
    Posts: 2

    how soon should we begin trying to get jobs for the spring? i'm guessing asap, but for small commercial accounts, i.e. banks etc. when should we try and bid these jobs

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