Author: Nanette Seven, Vice President (4)

Timekeeping Tips for Landscapers: How to Structure and Track Attendance

You rely on your people to get the job done and to keep your landscaping business profitable as a result. But in order to do that, they need to actually show up!

Unfortunately, employee absenteeism is a real problem and the landscape industry is certainly not immune to it. How many times have you...

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8 Worst Field Mistakes that Will Kill Your Landscaping Profit Margin

What your crew members are doing (and how efficient they’re being) can make all the difference in terms of how profitable your landscaping business is. Unfortunately, field workers often make blunders that can have a negative impact on profit.

If you’re worried that your crews are experiencing...

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How to Hire a Landscaping Salesperson for a Goal-Crushing Team

When it comes to growing the revenue of your landscaping company, you’d like to see a goal-crushing sales team jump in and make things happen.

Of course, you may be tired of hiring the wrong people. You’ve been there before. You’ve hired a salesperson for landscaping and assumed they were going to...

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How to Hold Great One-on-One Meetings at Your Landscape Company

One-on-one meetings are a critical form of communication within your landscape company. And it’s no secret that open and ongoing communication is one of the keys to successful management. Even so, it is safe to say that one-on-one meetings are drastically underutilized within the landscape industry.

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9 Innovative Marketing Tips for the Stagnant Landscaping Business

Are you worried that your landscape company has become stagnant? Are you seeing a decline in new growth or has it tapered off completely? If so, then it might be time to refresh your business with some new approaches.

With the incorporation of some marketing tips for your landscape business, you...

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5 Tips for Building a Great Landscape Company Culture

You may have heard the expression that a happy worker is a productive worker. While you might have implemented some efforts to build a stronger company culture, you could still be wondering whether you’re doing enough.

Considering the fact that a positive company culture not only helps you to...

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How Creating an Upside Down Organization Makes Your Landscaping Company Come Out on Top

The landscape industry is unique in the fact that its lowest paid employees have some of the greatest power in their respective companies. While they’re certainly not the ones making major business decisions, their actions can have a big impact on the overall success—or failure—of the business.  

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Is Your Landscaping Equipment Costing You More to Maintain Than It’s Worth?

Do you find that your landscaping equipment is costly to maintain? While most landscape business owners recognize that their equipment maintenance costs are high, they might be unsure as to exactly what they’re investing in it. That may be the case for you. In fact, you might even be wondering: Is...

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Green Industry Embezzlement: How Landscaping Accounting Software Either Helps or Hinders

The possibility of employees stealing company money is something that most landscape business owners don’t want to think about. It’s one of those things that make a lot of people say that could never happen to me.

But the fact is, it happens more than most people realize. It’s estimated that...

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How Customer Portal Software Can Help Your Landscaping Company Save Time, Money, and Aggravation

In this day and age, where customers want their questions answered and their problems solved as quickly as they present them, it can be hard to keep up. Customer demand and expectations only continue to rise. You try to be as supportive as you possibly can, but it’s impossible to be physically...

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