My 2007 Bizz plan...

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Frontier-Lawn, Sep 10, 2006.

  1. Frontier-Lawn

    Frontier-Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,955

    Tell me what you guys think of my Bizz plan for 2007.
    Right now i have a base service of mow trim edge blow. the if any one needs any thing else i price it out separately. Example, plant trimming, mulch plants, ect.

    What i am thinking of doing is fazing out the basic service and only doing a complete property package, which will include Weekly Mow, trim, edge, blow. 6 month Sprinkler check-ups. Planting bed/ Landscape maintenance. Fertilizer/Weed control for the lawn, & fert for the plants. Yearly mulching & for one set price per month.

    please give me any suggestions about this and comments good or bad.
  2. jazak

    jazak LawnSite Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 843

    Well I could use some numbers, heres mine for 07.

    20 Lawn Mowing $7,700
    Fall & Spring C $10,500
    Snow Removal $1,000
    Installs $4,000
    Job $6,400
    GROSS TOTAL $29,600
    -TAX $9,867
    -Insurance $500
    -Gas & Parts $400
    -Advertisements $400
    -Other Expenses $2,233
    TOTAL $16,200

    20=# of accounts. BTW Ins-Advertisements is 1.2 of actual cost my bro splits it. We ech make 50/50 and split all expenses 50/50.
  3. Frontier-Lawn

    Frontier-Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,955

  4. Liquidfast

    Liquidfast LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ontario
    Messages: 739

    I like it. I think your goal is to spend more time at the property and get paid accordingly for your time. It gets tired really fast when you are dropping the gate 15-20 times per day and not much to show for it at the end of the day.
  5. ACutAbovesiny

    ACutAbovesiny LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 590

    It sounds great...if the customers will go for it. I would really prefer to do it like that. This way you have control of taking care of things. You dont have to tell them that a certain service and needed and have them tell you they dont want to pay the extra fee for it. All the services are included. It really gives the customer a better chance of having a nice landscape.

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