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How to bid commercial accounts for real

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by PROCUT1, Feb 22, 2011.

  1. PROCUT1

    PROCUT1 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from TN
    Messages: 4,891

    Since it got brought up. I used qxpress and thought it was a great program.
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  2. GMLC

    GMLC LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,345

    Great post, don't know why it took me this long to find it(busy year I guess). It does worry me that so many have just opened there eyes to this! How have they been bidding up to this point!!??
     
  3. HBFOXJr

    HBFOXJr LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,712

    I've loved it for scheduling and managing the work. I've hated it for managing pre pays, renewals, marketing, emailing and pretty much every thing administrative related.
     
  4. PROCUT1

    PROCUT1 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from TN
    Messages: 4,891

    They bid "the going rate"

    They go "just a little less than last years guy"

    They ask the customer what they are paying now and drop it $5

    They post on here asking for other peoples prices

    They bid "what they heard its going for"

    They bid " a dollar a minute"
     
  5. Thanksman

    Thanksman LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,695

  6. cpllawncare

    cpllawncare LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,659

    :hammerhead: yep I've done all of the above! how embarrassing is that?
     
  7. mattfromNY

    mattfromNY LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Central NY
    Messages: 1,582

    Really? Who says NO to sex?
     
  8. PROCUT1

    PROCUT1 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from TN
    Messages: 4,891

    Yeah....coulda just left it at drugs.....haha.....after that, the point lost some merit...lol
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  9. betterlawnsandlandscaping

    betterlawnsandlandscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 255

    I think I read this post when you wrote it. Great post!!!
     
  10. PROCUT1

    PROCUT1 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from TN
    Messages: 4,891

    I havent updated my location but im somewhere in TN also.
     

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