Here are the reader poll results from the question posted throughout July on the Grounds Maintenance Web site, www.grounds-mag.com.
|Are you charging clients more this year to offset higher gas prices?||No, I have to honor existing contracts.||43%|
|No, I have to honor existing contracts, but plan a price increase upon contract renewal.||12%|
|No, fuel isn't an important component to my overall pricing structure.||8%|
|Yes, as an amendment to my existing contracts.||6%|
|Yes, because I wrote my contracts this year to reflect the potential for a price increase in fuel.||13%|
|Yes, because I charge per job and can fluctuate my prices.||16%|
Look for this new reader poll question at www.grounds-mag.com.
Have you seen an increase in rounds played at your golf course this year?
A. Yes, a significant increase.
B. Yes, a slight increase.
C. No, about the same as last year.
D. No, in fact they have decreased.
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