Here is my situation. I'm in the first steps of starting my lawn care business. I'm trying to get new customers, but my phone is not ringing. I have put fliers in newspaper boxes, tacked up on community boards in local businesses (groceries, cafes, restaurants) and have been trying to talk to everyone I encounter about my new venture. Non of this seems to be working yet. My concern is that I have waited too late in the season to begin advertising, since most potential customers have more than likely choosen who will be servicing them this spring/summer. Other than continue to put out fliers, has anyone found any other way of getting new customers late in the season? Tomorrow i'm going door to door of houses that look like they may need service. Any other ideas would be greatly appreciated. By the way, i'm fairly new to this forum and I love it! You people here are great. Knowledgeable and friendly, unlike many forums, where condescending bastards are the majority.