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Any Ohio boys out there???

Discussion in 'Network: Central' started by newmower32, Apr 10, 2003.

  1. newmower32

    newmower32 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    :D times
    Any ohio guys with some advice for a new mower?
  2. robert payer

    robert payer LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 282

    Cleveland, Ohio

    Go Tribe!
  3. newmower32

    newmower32 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    I just hope they don't fall in the cellar this year.
  4. MacLawnCo

    MacLawnCo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,847

    Miami University and Dayton OH
  5. newmower32

    newmower32 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    I'm just starting out in the Akron area and have been very slow to get calls about three total. I need to get more fliers out. How has it been for you guys???:dizzy:
  6. MacLawnCo

    MacLawnCo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,847

    Man, the referal program i have been pushing for 2 years is really starting to pan out. I have been bidding higher than ever and have not lost a single bid yet. It feals amazing. I attribute it mainly to my marketing pieces though. If you sell profesionalism, you can demand professional rates. :)
  7. battags

    battags LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 607

    I'm just north of Akron and have had a great response with the flyers. I just got back into mowing after a four year break. Had to buy all new equipment to boot.

    Anyway, I hit three nicer neighborhoods with flyers three times each. The first round was at the beginning of March. Anyone who signed with me prior to April 1st got a free cut. I also give a free cut to anyone who referred me to someone else which results in a contract.

    I passed out 600 flyers total which resulted in approximately 25 calls for estimates. Of the 25 estimates I landed contracts for 12, which was my target for the year. I have had to turn down close to 15 accounts since then so I don't get overloaded!
  8. newmower32

    newmower32 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    Wow!!!! Great Response. I'm working in the Fall, Stow and Hudson. I can say my flier have not done so well. But I'm still working it. What area are you working???
  9. Mr.Stripey Lawn Care

    Mr.Stripey Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 64

    Columbus here...Just starting out, but am ready to go. Need to get a mailing list started.

    Good luck this season everyone...
  10. fivestarlawnken

    fivestarlawnken LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 438

    :sleeping: North of Canton,it has been a little slow this year.Hopefully it picks up:confused:

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