End of mowing season

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Mad_Russian776, Oct 29, 2007.

  1. Mad_Russian776

    Mad_Russian776 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 41

    At the end of the mowing season (those that do not do leaf/snow removal), what do you all do in terms of customer relations?

    Do you call them, send newsletter, or just stop mowing until next season?
  2. HeartOfTexas

    HeartOfTexas LawnSite Member
    Messages: 56

    I've only done this part-time but for a few years I'd send out Christmas card to all my customers. I'd wish them a great New Year and let them know that I appreciated them as a customer. I wouldn't ask for business with this venue but its a good way to stay in touch to some degree.
  3. grassnazi1

    grassnazi1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 73

    Ya we do the Christmas card thing too.... Works out really well and now most of my customers are sending them back to me! I would also reccomend sending out a "how was our work card" asking them for some feedback and how satisfied they've been, get there ideas, opinions, they dont always speak up and alot of people want to be able to stat there opinions on something good and bad. So thats what I would reccomend, send them a nice questionare and make sure you include the words..."would you reccomend me to a friend or family memeber" very important stuff. Hope this helps.
  4. daveintoledo

    daveintoledo LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,587

    i send customer satisfaction cards, christmas cards with pens or magnets in them, and personalized calanders from my company..

    snow removal reminders, then spring letters.......

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