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  1. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    Basically what I'm asking is when do you guys know if you got the commercial property you bidded on ? When do they contact you to let you know if you got it ?
  2. Lawn Mowing
    I attached a photo of this huge lot. Well It is huge for me. I was strictly residential last year and made my bread and butter doing lots 1000-10000 square feet. However I do want to test out running small commercial jobs like this. I think it would be a good way to get some steady work because...
  3. Industry Surveys & Polls
    How do you measure double-digit-acre properties? How do you get commercial contracts? How do you give commercial proposals? What services have the best margin? How do you smoothly manage multiple crews? How do you get more residential clients without spending $ on marketing? How track accounting...
  4. Business Operations
    I am new at the commercial side of things and i got asked to put in a bid on three apartment complex's with about 20 buildings each give or take. the job will consist of keeping beds mulched and clean, bushes trimmed, grass cut, edged, and trimmed on a weekly basis. im expecting to use two guys...
  5. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    being thats its in the middle of the season... whats the best way to get more customers right now? is it possible? im looking to get more contracts then a btt (by the trip) deal, what are good ways to do this or is it better to keep the btt then contracted price for the year? would like to...
  6. Business Operations
    Hi, first i want to say please dont yell at me to do a search. I did, no luck. How do I know if there is a company that I can bid on to mow. Lets say office building A has 1.3 acres of mowing. I would charge them x amount of dollars a week. Do i just call and say that i will do it. Or is...
  7. Business Operations
    What's everyone's game plan when trying to land commercial accounts? Do you bid it out as low as you can go, or do you keep things moderately high because they are a business? What month do you approach the company, and how? Just looking for everyone's feedback on this topic! Thanks, Matt
  8. Lawn Mowing
    Hey everyone. I have been in business for a few years now and have a good customer base which is mainly residential but with a few commercial accounts mixed in. I have either inherited the commercial account or they have contacted me for an estimate but in the past when i have tried to call them...
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