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Getting paid promptly is essential for any business – especially lawn care. Not only do you need to get paid promptly, but you also need to be able to streamline your operations to take on more customers and work efficiently and effectively. Keeping on top of invoicing and payments is crucial because it boosts your cash flow and profits. But it’s also time-consuming and can be hard to manage on your own.
Keeping track of projects on the go is a significant challenge for business owners — and tracking using old-school, paper-based, manual-input systems only makes everything harder. Using spreadsheets, whiteboards, or paper to track jobs makes it far too easy to lose important information.
Field service technicians are the backbone of the service industry. They keep our homes and businesses running the way we need them to and looking the way we want them to. Retaining good service technicians is extremely important for seamless and uninterrupted business operations, and knowing how to keep your technicians happy is good for your business.
So you’re starting your own lawn care business. You have the trucks, the equipment and the staff. Now, you need the most important part: The customers. It’s time to start marketing your new lawn care business. It’s not as complicated or as difficult as you might think, especially when you have the right tools in place to take care of time-consuming marketing and business
tasks for you.
When it comes to effectively promoting your business, it’s crucial that all of your marketing materials have a strong, consistent look and feel. That’s what makes you memorable. And when it comes to printed marketing materials, lawn signs are one of the most effective – and cost-effective – ways of making sure your brand stands out from the crowd.
When technicians are out in the field, it’s important to keep track of them, and your fleet. You’ll need a reliable service business software to do just that. Among other things, Mobile Live has proven to improve in-field management for your pest control or lawn care business, while also helping reduce cost, processing immediate payments and more.
Get smart this month when it comes to your irrigation business. According to the Irrigation Association July is the month to promote the social, economic and environmental benefits of efficient irrigation technologies, products and services in landscape, turf and agricultural irrigation.
Summer is in the air, so what’s a more perfect time to show off those lawn signs. A great way to promote your business and take advantage of the vehicle and foot traffic passing by your future and existing customers.
If you’re like most American home owners, the thought of having a nice-looking, healthy green lawn is both appealing and an ongoing goal. However according to a BuisnessWire infographic, the majority of Americans don’t have the proper knowledge to maintain their lawn and may even be overconfident when it comes to lawn care.
All of the publicity surrounding Zika has led many to believe this is a new threat. While that is true in the United States, the Zika virus has been known in other parts of the world since its discovery in 1947. It is named after the Zika Forest in Uganda where the first cases were detected – according to information from the CDC.