I wanted to start a thread with each member contributing one tip that either helped them out, saved them some time or money, etc. Please answer this so that we all can learn something. Even the veterens can learn something too, since sometimes the young guns stumble onto something by accident. - When new customers sign up, have them put down a deposit to hold their spot for the upcomming season. This also allows you to pay for some of your early bills (new equipment, new parts, etc.).