How to get more commercial or patio home complex

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by raish05, Feb 9, 2013.

  1. raish05

    raish05 LawnSite Member
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    i was wondering how you get more commercial contracts we have 5 now trying to find a way to get more and how to you get 55 plus community

    THORNTON SERVICES LLC LawnSite Senior Member
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    I would say most of ours came via word of mouth and networking , problem is if you are not a real large company some commercial company's will not take a chance on you because they want the stability of a large company im not for shure i agree with that but thats the way they seem to do it here , then you have the ones that go strictly off price so if you take them you make no money , so in my opinion networking , get your image out there so these company's know who you are and see you around and trust in your service , for us commercial account growth has been slow , but i know other people who where the exact oposite , they got into the business with a bunch of commercial accounts because they knew the right people , like they say its not what you know but who you know.

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