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  1. Network: West
    I have residential snow accounts from Denver to Colorado Springs that I am looking to transfer to someone else. It's for a property management company so these are vacant properties and have a 24-hour service window which is easily the most lenient I have had. You don't have to show up at the...
  2. Business Operations
    What is it? I don't really plan on starting off with a credit card processor for invoices and such so are you guys having your clients fill out papers?
  3. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    I just started mowing lawns and yard maintenance this year to help me build up something to do on the side when I become a firefighter. I have around 10 residential accounts and I'm staying busy but could definitely use more. My question is. How do you go about pushing for a weekly mow rather...
  4. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    Hello, i have been lurking this forum here for a while and decided i finally sign myself up and get some insight from everyone. Sorry it is a late night post, my full time job is night shift at a casino. Hopefully some of you are still awake! A buddy of mine and myself are looking to start a...
  5. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    What is the best advertising agency that will get me plenty of accounts? What do you all think of...? Thumbtack DexMedia HomeAdvisor
  6. Marketplace
    Selling well know Landscape Maintenance and Construction company. Located in Western Morris County and performing work in Morris, Essex, and Union County. Some of the areas including Mountain Lakes, Hanover, East Hanover, Livingston, and Short Hills. 2015 grossed approx. 165K with a mix of...
  7. Network: North
    Hello there me and a partner are new to the business not the industry though looking to buy accounts or advice on how to get accounts in the WNY area any help will be appreciated
  8. Business Operations
    So this past week I have lost 2 clients. It's a lot to me considering I only now have 12 weekly accounts to do. Not anywhere close to how many I am trying to get. I know to learn from my mistakes but I'm not sure what I did wrong here. The first account I was scheduled to now Saturday. Which is...
  9. Lawn Mowing
    I was hoping to get some advice on how to advance my marketing plan throughout the middle of the season (July). I am continuously developing my website: optimizing, backlinking, blogging, etc. I am also posting advertisements around my service area using lawn signs, posters on telephone poles...
  10. Network: Central
    I'm looking for more accounts in the the Joplin, MO/ Pittsburg, KS area. I have room for all types of accounts. Have a 2nd truck that I'm hoping to fill a route for. Thanks!
  11. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    Hey, I have been running a part time (legal) lawn care business for three years and am thinking about jumping full time at the beginning of next mowing season. Since I am solo and plan to stay that way for the next year or two at least I was wondering how many accounts some of you other solo...
  12. Business Operations
    I am new to the commercial side of the mowing industry. I am wondering how to go about a commercial account. I am not looking for help on the price, just to be clear. I am looking for how you handel your commercial accounts. When do you start putting in bids, how do you present your bids? Also...
  13. Employment
    I'm looking to subcontract my accounts out while I am at away at school. Looking for someone that will be able to keep up with the accounts and someone that will do a good job. There would be about 15 yards a week to take care of weekly or biweekly (depending on the weather.) Please PM me if...
  14. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    Alright guys, I know this question has probably been asked about a million times before, but I'm struggling to pick up my first few accounts. Over the past 5 days, I've handed out 650 flyers to homes around my town. No calls, No emails, NOTHING! I know it's late in the season to start...
  15. Lawn Mowing
    I would like to expand some by buying accounts if anyone wants to sell them in Alabama, particularly north alabama. I also am looking for a good deal on an NPR with landscaping bed. I have some mowers Id like to sell also, just cuz I dont use them much anymore since I have bigger mowers now...
  16. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    I just bought a mower and I am going to try and mow a few yards on the side in addition to my regular full time job. I was wondering if its to late already to pick up any accounts?
  17. Business Operations
    I'm trying to find a map based program that I can pinpoint each of my accounts and design the best routes. If can find something that would sync with my Blackberry that would be the best... What does everyone here use to map accounts?
  18. Lawn Mowing
    I am looking at buying some accounts from another company. What is fair to you for maintenance accounts? 2 months? 3? 4? How would no contracts and no guarantee of retention factor into the price for you? Any other suggestions on payment terms etc? Thanks!
  19. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    We are starting our annual process of reviewing last years contracts and getting new bids for several of our truck terminals. When we take a bid we look for the following 1) we want a flat monthly rate - determine your annual mowing account price and divide by the number of operating months...
  20. Marketplace
    I'll have a route for sale In Brevard County Fl. Available soon. (Spring). I'll sell accounts that will earn the new owner $125-150,000 annually. Accounts price will be $33,000. No equipment for sale. We can go shopping and get NEW EQUIPMENT, exactly what you need to service this route at...
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