Topic: Technology

Creating a Culture of Accountability How metrics and analytics can help

Last month, we talked about the way in which reporting can help landscape business owners to keep a finger on the pulse of business. We spoke to Meredith Jedlicka, training coordinator for Ed Castro Landscape in Atlanta, Georgia, and she shared how reporting helps to create goals for the...

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Reporting to Keep a Finger on the Pulse of Business

Ed Castro Landscape is using reporting to make the best possible business decisions  

The best way to keep your finger on the pulse of business activity is with reporting. Staying on top of data helps you to make the best business decisions. Meredith Jedlicka, training coordinator for Ed Castro...

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Introducing iEsign: An Integrated Electronic Signature Product

It has always been a goal of Include Software to offer a comprehensive product that fully meets our clients’ needs. That commitment has even included building new capabilities into the software in order to eliminate the need for outside platforms. Most recently, that effort has resulted in the...

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Going Virtual: The Advent of Virtual Events

With the rise of the Covid-19 pandemic creating a need to social distance and forcing a limit on large gatherings, many planned conferences and events were left scrambling to figure out what to do next. Rather than cancel altogether, many chose to shift to a virtual model. This has created the...

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Ready to Go Paperless?

Have you been thinking about going paperless? Besides being an eco-friendly option that will support your efforts of being a good steward of the environment, going paperless can also boost your efficiency tremendously. A lot of landscape businesses get bogged down by paperwork—whether it be...

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4 Metrics a Sales Manager Should Review Weekly to Crush Landscaping Company Growth Goals

Successful sales are driven by metrics. As a salesperson, you recognize that numbers are everything. Whether sales are up or down is the heart of what it is that you do as a landscaping sales manager. The fact is, you could have an amazing sales team but if you aren’t staying on top of how your...

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How Guided Learning Can Help You Learn How to Master Landscape Business Software

Learning a new landscape business software program can be challenging, even for the seasoned user of technology. Whether you’ve already had a software program and you are switching to something new, or you’ve never had landscape business software before, there will undoubtedly be learning curves...

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QuickBooks for Landscaping Companies: 5 Signs You've Outgrown Your Software

Chances are you've used QuickBooks for landscaping, at least at some point in your business. Most landscape contractors have. Actually, most small business owners in general, have—after all, it is not industry-specific software. QuickBooks can work just fine for many businesses in their early...

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Age and New Landscape Business Management Software Adoption: Some Surprising Revelations

Technology is part of our everyday lives—and becomes more so every day. From online shopping to using devices to remain informed or connect with others, technology is used daily and that’s no different for those age 50 and older. Over 90 percent of adults over 50 own a computer or laptop, 70...

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The Benefits of Visual Reporting for Your Landscape Business

Data is so important when it comes to how you run your business. If you’re regularly looking at data through a landscape business report, then you’re likely making major decisions based on what you read.

But what you see is also so important. In fact, one might argue that seeing is understanding.

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