two rookies starting off

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by ronjon, Apr 21, 2003.

  1. ronjon

    ronjon LawnSite Member
    from florida
    Messages: 3

    hello all, bunch of rookies here, just starting off and my partner and i are trying to think of diffrent promotions we can add to our flyer to grab more customers, does anyone have any good ideas on what we could do as a promotion that wouldnt take alot of time but something that would catch the customers eye. any input would be very helpful, thank you all much.
  2. DLS1

    DLS1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,619

    Welcome. Start by using the SEARCH button at the top of the page and search for 'flyer'. Should gets lots of information.
  3. Green Pastures

    Green Pastures LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,457

    Best advice I can give you is.............

    Start and keep your business legal. Get tax ID numbers, pay your taxes. Do not wait, it only cost's you more in the long run.

    Get a business license.

    Get applicator licenses.
  4. Lawnscaping

    Lawnscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    We are also starting out. A promotion we are trying is:

    Get our Spring Clean Up
    & get 50% off your 1st cut of the year.

    We have gotten all of our calls from this offer. So far we've gotten a postive result.

    Another offer I've heard of is:

    Get a FREE cut!

    Then you give them there 5th cut free (just the 5th cut, not every 5th cut) , and perhaps you could make your monthly cost a bit higher to compensate for your 'loss'.

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