spring sales season

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Efficiency, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. foreplease

    foreplease LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,062

    Good to hear you're doing well rcreech. Enjoy the ride!
  2. georgialawn88

    georgialawn88 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,075

    good for you! glad to hear youre doing well.
  3. rcreech

    rcreech Sponsor
    Male, from OHIO
    Messages: 6,163

    How are things going for you guys?
  4. Efficiency

    Efficiency LawnSite Bronze Member
    from zone 6
    Messages: 1,857

    Were great til the rain turned off. Have over 500 aertions to knock out and are sitting on our hands right now. Not even doing applications now either its so dry. Up about $150k in sales looking to book another $50k or better this fall in program sales.
  5. rcreech

    rcreech Sponsor
    Male, from OHIO
    Messages: 6,163

    I hear ya
    We got a great start on our fall round but on hold right now

    Thank goodness it's giving us time to seed, get caught up on pm and prepare for harvest.
    We have had very little down time thus far.

    Hope it starts rain n in about 10 days cuz we need to finish r fall app and finish aerations.

    Overall this has been r best and by far most challenging year. Weather keeps get n crazier every yr
  6. lawntennis

    lawntennis LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 425

    54% is amazing for a small company and you weren't that small to start the year. Congrats! Do u think it was mostly the TV Advertising?
  7. rcreech

    rcreech Sponsor
    Male, from OHIO
    Messages: 6,163

    It has been an amazing year! I wouldn't recommend growing that fast. Luckily we have great people and were able to add a few great people along the way. There are some serious growing pains but totally worth it. We are very happy with the way we are growing and much of it is because of our awesome customer base.

    About 50% of our growth is from referrals and the other half is from advertising. TV has worked very well along with several other things.

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