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New to Ownership, Not to Landscaping

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by surfmotion, Oct 30, 2012.

  1. surfmotion

    surfmotion LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    Hi all,
    I'm 29 years young and am just now deciding that I don't want to work for someone else anymore. I guess now is better than never, right? I have over 15 years of landscape maint. and some construction experience. I am motivated, extremely. I wake up thinking about how to improve my business plan and marketing strategies. Day dream of the perfect equipment setup I want to be running one day. And at night, I fall asleep reading "how to start a home-based Landscaping Business" by Owen E. Dell. (which is pretty good so far, amongst other landscape literature and of course "Lawnsite.com" ;) )

    I just bought my first pick-up (2004 Chevy 2500hd CrewCab) and have all the basic tools and equipment needed. I have no customers. I just started advertising only a few weeks ago. I have had some bites and have done a couple estimates, but nothing concrete yet. But, I KNOW THAT I'M CAPABLE OF PROVIDING TOP-QUALITY WORK, and WHEN I'm given the opportunity to prove myself, I WILL. (<--- this is me being modest)

    Just wanted to quickly introduce myself and let you all know that I have learned a lot from the various threads on this site and hope to learn/share LOTS more in the future!



  2. SRT8

    SRT8 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CA
    Messages: 1,305

    Good luck to you Matt.
    You will land clients in no time; and when you do , keep them happy and that will lead to more clients.

    If you have any questions there are a lot of us on here that are here to help.
  3. surfmotion

    surfmotion LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    Thank you for the wise words, my man!
  4. teamgreendude

    teamgreendude LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 747

    Hey dude have you read the book called "green side up" by Ed Laflamme? really good book with TONS of good stuff. I also read the book your currently reading and it really helped me so far.
  5. surfmotion

    surfmotion LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    No I haven't, but I will... Thanks for the tip!
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  6. meets1

    meets1 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,850

    best of luck. Enjoy the new venture!
  7. 1ATony

    1ATony LawnSite Member
    Messages: 35

    Welcome to the site.:waving:

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