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    How does one go about doing market research

    MARKETING 
    I am someone that has never sold anything online and dont know where to start. But lets say that I wanted to see if my idea could sell. Lets say that I wanted to sell stump grinder teeth online and wanted to see if my idea would be successful, how could I go about doing market research? Is...
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    A new marketing tool I'm using with ridiculous ROI

    GOLD! MARKETING 
    HOw do you guys get a list of phone numbers? Where do you look for phone numbers list?
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    Generally speaking, how much should I pay myself?

    HOT! 
    No. I am asking how much to pay myself. I invest 35 % in operating expenses, set aside 15% for taxes. The rest would be profit. But profit would depend on the percentage I pay myself. Heres a great article another fast laner shared with me. This is what I was looking for...
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    Generally speaking, how much should I pay myself?

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    Exactly the type of answer I was looking for. Thank you.
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    Generally speaking, how much should I pay myself?

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    Would you? If you make 100k vs 1 million would you pay yourself the same?
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    Generally speaking, how much should I pay myself?

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    Right. We use percentages because it’s all relative. I posted all my expenses in my original post for reference.
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    Generally speaking, how much should I pay myself?

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    For the people telling me that it doesnt matter, of course it does. My business is its own entity and I want to keep it healthy. I have to be able to determine how much I should pay myself, how much to reinvest, how much for business taxes, etc. I also have to be able to determine my profit...
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    Generally speaking, how much should I pay myself?

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    I was thinking 15% and reinvest everything.
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    Generally speaking, how much should I pay myself?

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    Yes. My business is in tree services and landscaping. Right now I am putting 500 dollars every month in SEO. I want to grow fast but the problem is that this is my side hustle and I have not been generating 10k plus until 2 months ago. Before I take the plunge, I want to make sure that this...
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    Generally speaking, how much should I pay myself?

    HOT! 
    Taxes and having a healthy business entity. sure it’s all mine but the business is it’s own entity that needs to remain healthy.
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    Generally speaking, how much should I pay myself?

    HOT! 
    Awesome. Thanks MJ. Im curious what everyone else thinks and does when it comes to this.
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    Generally speaking, how much should I pay myself?

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    I understand this is a question that depends on a variety of factors but how much should you pay yourself? I generally make between 10-15k a month. My expenses are the following: Jobber- 39 Marketing expenses- 600 Gas-400 Insurance -45 Wages-2000 Variable costs(rental equipment, materials...
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    How to respond to haters

    HOT! MINDSET 
    I imagine you are going to help him ?
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    How to respond to haters

    HOT! MINDSET 
    How do you guys go about when you get haters that talk crap? I recently had someone who I thought was my friend, who hadnt contacted me in months. I posted an IG story of me cutting a tree down and he says: "So you went to college and got your 4 year degree to cut trees down?" I was so mad...
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    [Help Requested ] How do you go about marketing as a local business?

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    Thats something that I am definitely willing to do but ive been burned by a couple of folks that didnt really do a good job at it. So its hard to find someone like that. I wouldnt mind outsourcing at all.
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    [Help Requested ] How do you go about marketing as a local business?

    MARKETING 
    I am still working on my website and this is why I havent linked it to GMB. its mrchipp.com but again, i am working on it as we speak.
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    [Help Requested ] How do you go about marketing as a local business?

    MARKETING 
    Based off the numbers that I acquired from last year here is what I have. Nextdoor- 5 Estimates- 1 Closed. (I started next door 2 months ago.) Craigslist- 15 Estimates- 8Closed Home Advisor- 43 Estimates- 7 closed.
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    [Help Requested ] How do you go about marketing as a local business?

    MARKETING 
    Craigslist and Nextdoor perform good for me in the basis of ROI but they still dont bring in as many leads as I would like. Home advisor would bring maybe 10-15 leads a week while Craigslist and Nextdoor bring in 1-2 a week. Also, I tend to think that Craigslist and Nextdoor attract Price...
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    [Help Requested ] How do you go about marketing as a local business?

    MARKETING 
    Do you do this type of stuff? It sound like you know your stuff?
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    [Help Requested ] How do you go about marketing as a local business?

    MARKETING 
    Hi Fid. I have tried so far to market via Craigslist, Nextdoor, and GMB. I have also tried Home Advisor and Thumbtack but these mediums get expensive for bad leads sometimes.

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