getting lawns

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by puregreen345, Dec 23, 2005.

  1. puregreen345

    puregreen345 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 22

    what are the most succesful ways you have picked up commercial lawns jobs from businesses? thanks
  2. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,163

    Word Of Mouth!!!
  3. promower

    promower LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,233

    Walk in, cold calls just make sure the bid gets to the right person and follow up. Most commercials will entertain new bids every year. I would say 80% of my commercial work has been from me looking for them rather then them looking for me.
  4. Flex-Deck

    Flex-Deck LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,845

    Word of mouth - Working with landscapers as referral people - Knowing someone that knows someone in the company in charge of mowing - Cold walk-in or make an appointment, and go prepared with pictures of properties you do, and a plan for their property (I stress the fact that when we finish, the curbs are trimmed, the lines will be straight, the angles will be random to eliminate wheel patterns, and we will treat their property as if it was our yard!!!!!)

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