We’ve all been there before. Your business is going swimmingly. You’re getting tons of work. Hiring on new temp contractors daily. Growing. Expanding. And then suddenly… … It all grinds to a halt. New projects stop coming in. Your revenue growth slows down–or even reverses. You start calling up clients, hoping they might be in…

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There’s good and bad news on finding low cost local business building strategies. In the lawn-care business, managing expenses AND increasing revenue are crucial pillars of success. Accordingly, a major priority for most lawn-care businesses is keeping costs low while aggressively pursuing expansion. First, the bad news: business development on a budget takes time and effort.…

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TRUTH: There ARE simple ways to improve lawn care business profit margins As a business owner, while winning bids and making sales is the lifeblood of your company, you need a strategy to continually improve lawn care business profit margins.  Sales doesn’t make up the whole story. If you’re closing business based on low margins,…

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When you want repeat business from existing clients, there are a lot of things to consider. While new customer acquisition costs can require deep advertising pockets, there’s real money inside your existing customer list, especially when: They’re happy with the service you provide. They trust you with their property. They understand and accept your pricing.…

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Snow plowing is a great source of extra income for landscape, tree and lawn care companies, but the downside is that the income is unpredictable. Plus, keeping track of all the jobs that need billed, before the next snowfall is challenging. Cash flow is at it’s lowest in the winter months, getting the bill out…

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estimating lawn care jobs

If you’ve been running your maintenance business for a while, you can probably accurately estimating lawn care jobs in your sleep. If you’re new, you may still be trying to figure it all out. But, regardless of how long you’ve been running your business, failing to properly estimate a job can cost you money, and…

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