What do we do in the off-season?

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by Christmas Decor, Nov 1, 2004.

  1. Christmas Decor

    Christmas Decor Inactive
    Messages: 1

    I'm looking for something to do in the offseason--considering christmas decor franchise--any ideas out there?
  2. Littleriver1

    Littleriver1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 811

    I think I may just sit on my azz awhile, at least till Jan.
  3. gogetter

    gogetter Banned
    Messages: 3,256

    Use the search button above, and use keywords like "winter income", "winter work", etc.

    You'll find plenty to read.
  4. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    Me too. It's called absolutely nothing...except snowplowing of course when required lol :D
  5. LawnMan38

    LawnMan38 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    The best part of owning a seasonal compay is that you do get to sit on your a$$ for 3 months and gain all that weight back that you lost in the summer
  6. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Messages: 4,040

    Hi thegreengiant,

    I think holiday decorations is a great idea. It will bring you more money and keep you in touch with your customers all year long. Let us know what else you are considering.
  7. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    I do nothing but be on call 24-7 for snow removal. It's not fun doing snow removal on Christmas and New Years Day. Did it on Christmas last year...the Mrs. wasn't too happy, but she could tell that if I didn't get out there and do it that I would be in a grumpy mood
  8. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    Me too. Except no snowplowing. :sleeping: :sleeping:
  9. Stuttering Stan

    Stuttering Stan LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,504

    i don't really concentrate on income but preparing for the next season by going over all my equipment and ideas for ADVERTISING
  10. reneekrause

    reneekrause LawnSite Member
    Messages: 27

    We stay fairly busy catching up on side work, overall equipment maintenance, repairs, solicitong new business, etc. We do however take time to camp and family activities. Plus catch up on our home yardwork!

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