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read this bs

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bobcatnj, Apr 21, 2008.

  1. bobcatnj

    bobcatnj LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 687

    saw an ad in a local newspaper yesterday. 2 months or full year if fertilization for FREE
  2. bobcatnj

    bobcatnj LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 687

    you got to be kidding me right. so thank you GARDEN STATE LANDSCAPES for being the aholes you are. i might hire you to do my lawn and fertilizer. it might save me money jerkoff
  3. LushGreenLawn

    LushGreenLawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,120

    They will be out of business before years end, don't worry about them.
  4. MarcSmith

    MarcSmith LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,157

    its a gimick...whats the big deal...I think we've all given away stuff or lowered a cost to get a job....not sure on the size of the lawn, but in FL, my average lot was 10-14K. one one bag of fert... or basically around 80 bucks in product cost. and maybe 2 hours of labor

    If I gave away 80 bucks in products for each property, but I was able to land the yearly maintenance to the tune of 120-140 bucks for 12 months......I'd do it...its a 5% hit on the bottom line...

    Id much rather spend 80 bucks on a known client, than toss the money away in flyers or yellow page ads....

    I used to tell all of my clients that I'd spray the crack weeds in driveways for free...

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