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Client sign up by text message?

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by S&M Lawn Care, May 8, 2007.

  1. S&M Lawn Care

    S&M Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 38

    Today I got a text message from someone who wanted my basic weekly service. I texted her back and boom i landed the account. Easiest pick-up of my life. Has anyone else ever used text messaging to get a client?
  2. pclawncare

    pclawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 991

    That is weird just something about not seein and meeting with the person face to face i guess i am old fashion but i like to walk the property if at all possible with the people and discuss other things like mulch and flower everyhting else that we can do kind of a way to sell the lawn service and introduce our other services but if this works for you then go for it as long as they pay the bill i dont care if i dont meet them
  3. Woody82986

    Woody82986 LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 2,128

    I have gained quite a bit of business from people via e-mail this season. Most of the clients I have picked up I haven't met face to face yet. I always like to at least talk to them by phone before I begin services just to know we are all on the same page but I have quite a few clients who I have never seen before. I have yet to have a client text message me though!
  4. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,690

    Thats awesome, wish they were all that easy.
  5. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    No, but one of several folks who filled out the estimate form on my web site turned out like that, was kinda neat.
  6. bullethead

    bullethead LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 273

    Sign em up all the time by email, never talk to them, never seen their yard - it's great.

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