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Need Referrals!

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by DFed913, May 10, 2006.

  1. DFed913

    DFed913 LawnSite Member
    from KC, MO
    Messages: 15



    New lawn care (mowing, edging, etc - for now) business in the Belton-Raymore, MO area. Have 6 jobs at this point and now that all licenses and such are in hand would like to take on more...any and all referrals appreciated.

    If you have questions, please ask!

    Thanks so much!
  2. cwlawley

    cwlawley LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 470

    God Bless You...
  3. DFed913

    DFed913 LawnSite Member
    from KC, MO
    Messages: 15

    Thank you.
  4. ATVracer

    ATVracer LawnSite Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 346

    Do you use a referral system for your current customers? Right now I am offering half price cuts to any of my customers who refer a new customer to me.
  5. DFed913

    DFed913 LawnSite Member
    from KC, MO
    Messages: 15

    Funny you should ask...we just discussed that yesterday and yes, we will be offering something like that here very soon.

    We pick up our first round of flyers from print tomorrow...the thought for the referral system came right AFTER we finalized the order! :hammerhead: GO FIGURE...that's okay, we'll print some more!

    Hey, thanks for your reply - appreciated!
  6. Popper357

    Popper357 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 217

    Hi, I've got one for you, mowing in Raymore PM me
  7. MowForLess

    MowForLess LawnSite Member
    Messages: 50

    Well, If you guys need a break in the Greenwood, Whiteland, Trafalgar or close proximity.....Let me know. Or to take over current accounts or referrals to new ones.Currently have about 50+ jobs still willing to take on more. PM me please. Thanks and have a great day!
  8. cessnasovereign

    cessnasovereign LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 292

    I started a new refferal program.. I send a thank you letter to all customers and explain a few policies and also include 3 fliers for them to hand out, please in the letter it says 1 referral is $10 off next invoice and 1 referral who signs a contract is $25 cash, 5 referrals who sign contracts is 2 months free mowing. I get ALOT of referrals.
  9. DFed913

    DFed913 LawnSite Member
    from KC, MO
    Messages: 15

    Wow, great ideas...we were considering the $10.00 off one actually..glad to hear it really works!


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