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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by JTS lawn care, Mar 16, 2003.

  1. JTS lawn care

    JTS lawn care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 64

    i was wondering how you guys go about getting most of your accounts for mowing. i have put bids in and havent herd anything from them. i only have a couple residential right now to. please help
  2. Shuter

    Shuter LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,171

    I have a small ad in the Landscaping section of the classifieds in my local paper, but most of my work comes from word of mouth.
  3. GraZZmaZter

    GraZZmaZter LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 740

    word of mouth
  4. FrankenScagMachines

    FrankenScagMachines LawnSite Platinum Member
    from IN
    Messages: 4,739

    Fliers will work well, the beauty with them is that you can offer time sensitive deals (like xx% off if you call before xx/xx/xx) and you can target only certain areas you want (or not distribute in areas you do not want). Use about 1% response rate as a rule of thumb (you will not land all of these though).
    Good luck,
  5. BB36

    BB36 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 171

    Fliers and classified in local paper.
  6. NCSULandscaper

    NCSULandscaper Banned
    Messages: 1,557

    I run an ad in the landscaping section of my local newspaper all year long and by word of mouth gives me all the business i want.

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