Snow Belt LCOs: Its not too early

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by thelawnguy, Jan 10, 2001.

  1. thelawnguy

    thelawnguy LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,411

    While clearing snow yesterday I unearthed two proposals, from two different companies, regarding lawn mowing/fertilizing for the upcoming season. Both times, the quote was inside a plastic bag with a handful of pea stone.

    Goes to show you, its not too early to start prospecting for new clients. Dont wait for March, Then again, dont toss the proposal where the plowguy can get it either ;)

    OBRYANMAINT LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 555


    just got a call today for fert estimate!
  3. RTice

    RTice LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    we run into this boob with this great marketing scheme all the time. Might ask the question, how has he surveyed this property or measured lawn area in all this snow. If he claims to have measured the lawn, what was he doing on the property without permission and if he had permission how come he leaves estimate in a plastic bag dropped in the driveway. He is also a classic lowballer.

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