Biggest Challenge :::::::: NEED HELP?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by LawnSuccess, Jul 25, 2009.

  1. LawnSuccess

    LawnSuccess LawnSite Member
    Messages: 27

    What is the biggest challenge you are facing in your lawn company?

    More customers?

    More profit?

    Better employees?

    More time off?

    Better equipment?

    What's yours???
  2. JMiller08

    JMiller08 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 349

    All of the above? Ha. But on a serious note, more customers would be nice. Then that would justify the rest of the list.
  3. LawnSuccess

    LawnSuccess LawnSite Member
    Messages: 27

    I agree more customers can solve all the other problems. Except possibly time off.

    If you have a boat load of new customers but no don't have the staff to handle them, then you're gonna be stuck working more.
  4. bohiaa

    bohiaa LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,220

    looks like Obummer is my largest issue.
  5. fl-landscapes

    fl-landscapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,542

    more PROFITABLE customers.
  6. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    Yeah, I can always get more customers, the problem is in the profit.
  7. vanncann

    vanncann LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 481

    More loyal customers...
  8. brain

    brain LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    totally more customers. i got all 3 of my customers the third day after I started business and can't seem to get any more. and that was 1 1/2 months ago. :(
  9. LB1234

    LB1234 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,208

    cash flow.................
  10. LawnSuccess

    LawnSuccess LawnSite Member
    Messages: 27

    For those who answered MORE profitable customers, how are you currently estimating jobs? Hourly, square footage, other?

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