Competitive Pricing. Am I charging too much or too little?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by NYLawns, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. NYLawns

    NYLawns LawnSite Member
    Messages: 38

    Here's my site:
    You can see the services we provide on there. We're looking to acquire a bunch of new clients but I haven't seen much competition around to know if my prices are right. Would you guys take a look at let me know what you think? Thanks in advanced.
  2. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,465

    Making my head spin! So for an extra 20 bucks you'll trim around the whole tree? You really do have and sqft or yard size to compare your prices.
  3. jrs.landscaping

    jrs.landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 2,763

    If you have no competition then you can price accordingly. Our problem is we are saturated with LCO's because we are close to the seacoast so pricing is all over the place. Check out other LCO's from neighboring towns or counties. If you are in the ballpark and provide a quality service you should do alright picking up new clients.
  4. NYLawns

    NYLawns LawnSite Member
    Messages: 38

    Haha, yeah I need to make some of them more valuable. I meant full trimming including up against the house etc. As opposed to just a quick lawn cut. Should I put $xx/acre?
  5. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,465

    Only if you cut acre lawns only
    maybe up to xxxsqft
  6. Jimslawncareservice

    Jimslawncareservice LawnSite Platinum Member
    from mn
    Messages: 4,143

    Price it what you need to make a profit. What good will those bunch of accounts do if you make no money or loose money? I myself raised prices and let some go. Now I will make more and less headaches.
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  7. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,699

    I gotta say, I really like the look of your website. I don't care in the slightest for the descriptions, they're confusing. And when you click on a live link nothing happens. And a click on the services link takes a person to your Facebook page, which does not have a list of services. It is the most dysfunctional website I've ever seen.
  8. NYLawns

    NYLawns LawnSite Member
    Messages: 38

    Hey, you're right. I just put the website up yesterday. I haven't finished it yet. Same with descriptions, I know what I wanted to say but its almost like writers block trying to fill them all in so quickly. Thanks!
  9. tonygreek

    tonygreek LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,852

    You've got some elements from the template you used that probably shouldn't still be a part of your site.

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