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Thats sad... I give alot of respect to the teenagers who work hard to succeed in this business.. But running around wearing baggy shorts and skater shoes just doesn't fit the professional description.. The only pictures on their website are of themselves.. Who wants to see the workers??? Show off your equipment and your work.. Nobody wants to see your t-shirt design on your website :dizzy:
 

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JML,

Do they have trucks or do their parents drive them between jobs?? Or better yet, do they walk with their Crapsman push mower between jobs?:rolleyes:
 

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I see three young entreprenuers who have started a business, with advertising, a plan, etc.

They are even in uniform...company shirts and matching color slacks.

They aren't stealing or selling drugs or sitting around playing nintendo.

KB
 

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I think it's great!!

Cute website, catchy theme to their business. And the pictures of themselves is what makes the website that much more appealing.

I'll bet one of the 3 takes the business for the long haul
 

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They are not your competition, at least I hope not. They are probably going to be knocking door to door and hoping to get an occasional mow from the elderly women who refuses to pay $30 to have her lawn mowed which her husband used to do but can't anymore. They are the same as a minimum wage earner in any other business as they are needed to do the stuff that no one else will do. What they are setting out to do is very honorable and probably beats any other alternatives that they may have. Just because they don't have parents backing them for $thousands for commercial equip dosen't make them bad. The website is probably a dead end street for them but at least this shows they're in it for more than most w/ a push mower and a 10th grade education, not to offend anyone here if so, it's just where they are now in their lives.
 

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Originally posted by leadarrows
To be fair you would have to compare them to your self when you started, not how you are now. How DO they compare to you when you started? Just curious. :)
They have a lot more advantages than I did. The internet being one great big one. I didn't really care as much as they do, when I was that age. I just wanted enough money to keep my CR125 running. Seeing that everytime I raced, I always seemed to break a part that cost over $100. My dad made me pay for my parts. That gave me a need to mow yards in the summer time.
 

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granny will love that one.
i mow about 15 homes in my neighborhood. a couple years back one of the neighborhood kids told one of my customers he was my brother and started mowing his lawn.. i thought the man had started mowing his own lawn and just wrote him off but come to find out it was some punk kid
 

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LOL they clean up dog crap LOL.i almost took a pee in my pants when i saw that web page LOL
 

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I think its great. About 2 months ago i saw a little kid like 10 years old riding a mower pulling a wagon with his push mower, weedwacker and gas can. Thats alot better than alot of GUYS do here in NY STATE. welfare bums.
 

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Hey, they're working! Not whining to parents for spending money, not peddling drugs, wouldn't have time to.
Either the kids or their parents came up with a ad to cover most ordinary needs that these kids can handle,
simple lawn service
weeding
poop pick up

If they stick with it, I'd think they could be serious competition down the road. Any idea how they're pricing their services?
 

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What's wrong with that? If they stay at it their business will be much bigger than mine is now when they are my age. I salute them. As far as having a perfect website and business plan, no they probably don't at this time, but they will learn, or give up. Hopefully learn and keep going.
 
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