1. Missed the live Ask the Expert event?
    Catch up on the conversation with Ken Hutcheson, President of U.S. Lawns in the Franchising forum plus sign up to receive a FREE eBook on how to grow your landscape business.

    Dismiss Notice

Funny Way to pick up new customer

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by Eho, Apr 11, 2005.

  1. Eho

    Eho LawnSite Member
    Messages: 205

    I m 19 so US Army recruiters have called and still call me. Today an army recruiter called my house to talk to me to see if I was interested in the military. I explain to him that I'm going to school and have a lawn care service. He starts asking me a lot of mowing questions and we spend a good time talking bout my biz. Long story short, he gets my cell number and says he ll call me because he wants an estimate. Kinda funny how I ended up " recruiting" him instead of the way it was supposed to be.
    EHO
     
  2. grassmanvt

    grassmanvt LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 906

    Wow!!! Selling to a salesman! Nice touch. Sounds like you have a future in this.
     
  3. Precision

    Precision LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,995

    salesmen are the easiest to sell to as long as you have some salesmanship skills.

    They like the game.
     
  4. Wesley's Lawn

    Wesley's Lawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 211

    Ha i had the same thing happen to me, Marines called me up and i ended up taking care of his yard for him too.
     
  5. Tharrell

    Tharrell LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,964

    He's still selling YOU. I hope you both win.
     
  6. kwelch

    kwelch LawnSite Member
    Messages: 115

    Salesmen never quit. He probably wants to get you in person to try and get you to sign on the dotted line.
     
  7. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    Pack your toothbrush LOL... :D
     
  8. marko

    marko LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 963

    Thats right! You will have a buzz cut and wake up wake up to a screaming Drill Sgt. before you relized what happened
     
  9. richmadmax

    richmadmax LawnSite Member
    Messages: 80

    I just hope he don't call you at 0400 "TO GET UP, YOU LAZY LAWN BOY. YOUR IN THE ARMY NOW ".... Don't fell a sleep.
     

Share This Page