starting out?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by depeche71, Jul 23, 2006.

  1. depeche71

    depeche71 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 7

    Is going after a realtor freind and asking for business as I also pass out flyers a good idea?
  2. StBalor

    StBalor LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 798

    Most on here will tell you to stay away from realtors and friends. Flyers are always a good idea. Just be prepared to pass out thousands.
  3. theyounglawnmower

    theyounglawnmower LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    Pass out fliers, get a few customers, neighbors perhaps. If you do a good job and are honest the word will spread, I'm 13, started at 10 or 11, got 1 customer, then his girl friend wanted me to do her lawn, then her mother, then her mothers neighbor.. etc
    oh and, your gonna have to work harder than a mule to
  4. Allens LawnCare

    Allens LawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 926

    Realtors are great, there looking for a quick sale of the house so you cut today and we'll pay you whenever applies....stay away, if it's your friend move away even further

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