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Two more accounts today

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Davis Lawn Mowing LLC., Apr 16, 2004.

  1. Davis Lawn Mowing LLC.

    Davis Lawn Mowing LLC. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 200

    Got the local Tire Factory, both stores in town. 1 hour tops combined, 10 minute drive from one store to the other. $70. Got a 1.5 acre residential, minimal trimming and blowing, 1 hour tops, maybe an hour and a half the first couple times mowing it to get it done well and find the way I want to mow it, $60. Slowly but surely I am getting accounts, I am up to 7 now. I just need about 40 or so more and I will be set! I doubt I get 50 this year but that is my goal, hopefully I will get it by this time next year.
     
  2. Expert Lawns

    Expert Lawns LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,660

    Good to see you have a set goal, something to strive for. Good luck and congrats
     
  3. Eric 1

    Eric 1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,220

    Hey I got 3 accounts today to! about 45min for one and 1 hr each for the others. Got a good price two!payup payup
     
  4. EastProLawn

    EastProLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,110

    Good for you, hope they keep coming in
     
  5. Davis Lawn Mowing LLC.

    Davis Lawn Mowing LLC. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 200

    Thanks guys. One of these Tire Factory properties will probably take an hour with all the trimming to do around a fence but the other property is 30 minutes tops. $70 for 90 minutes is not bad starting out I guess. I just wish I had thought about the trimming around this huge fence and posts more clearly. I guess I learned something today. I probably should have bid $100 with all the extra trimming at one of the properties, the other property is a piece of cake actually. I was just a little gung-ho about getting a commercial account and just another account for that matter.
     
  6. Mark McC

    Mark McC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,565

    I've got 11 residential accounts so far, need 33 to make this season worth doing, would like 40 so I don't have to worry so much this winter.

    I'm a little nervous about picking up enough accounts, but the only thing to do is cross my fingers, keep mowing and putting the flyers out.
     

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