My First Commercial Bid

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Infinite, Feb 3, 2005.

  1. Infinite

    Infinite LawnSite Member
    Messages: 100

    I was just wondering how exactly I go about making my first commercial bid? Do I just go to any business that needs lawn care, ask for whos in charge, introduce myself and ask them if the property is being bid out for the spring or what? Also what are some good formal introductions to help you get the business?
  2. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Messages: 4,040

    Hi Infinite,

    Maybe this post will help.
  3. Infinite

    Infinite LawnSite Member
    Messages: 100

    I went and talked to two businesses today and asked them if they were both accepting bids, they told me yes and they'd like a professional form for my bid. Do I just hand them an estimation sheet with my bid on it or what? Any help is appreciated, I've been in the business working for someone else for 4 years but i'm pretty poor knowledged in this area and want to be professional.

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