Archive for the 'Debt' Category

The danger of large lawn care accounts.

It seems like every year I hear a similar story in different variations. A new business is just getting itself stabilized with a hand full of customers when a large account seems to be calling them from up high atop a mountain of promised money. The call becomes so enticing that the entrepreneur can not [...]

Lawn Care Business Loan.

We had an interesting discussion on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum on the topic of lawn care business loans.
One of our lawn care business forum members told us “I did start my business with a loan, but I made sure that it was one that the business could easily pay off.”
Steve: “Do you have [...]

A look inside how a lawn care business failed.

We don’t often get a chance to look inside a lawn care business after it fails but there is a lot to learn from the experience. Most of all, we want to know why it failed. What did the owner do or not do that attributed to the demise of his lawn care business? You [...]

Are you watching your lawn care business operating expense? You could be shocked!

This has got to be one of the most insightful business posts I have seen in a while on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum. You can join in by visiting that link.
Barry wrote us and said he was looking into buying a lawn care business. After spending a week with the lawn care business, [...]

In debt and just getting my lawn care business started. What should I be advertising?

Matt: “I have been in the lawn care business for 6 months. The advertising I am doing is lettering on my truck, sign on back of trailer, business cards, and newspaper ads. So far I have about 20 customers. A family member owns a company in FL and started with a push mower and advanced [...]