Cross Training

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Last year one of the things we actually did RIGHT was cross training. Really, out of necessity it happened. I didn’t plan on cross training, but being short handed in certain positions I was forced to cross train. We had … Continued

direct mail conversion rates

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according to SA, we got 32 total clients/leads from source: direct mail in 2015. 18 of these leads were converted to clients so thats 56% win rate on these estimates from direct mail .02% response rate (32 leads out of … Continued

Importance of enforcing rules

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A major lesson I learned this year- the importance of enforcing rules and policies you set. When our trailblazer came and visited us, he kept mentioning suggestions on how to do things better. He would say something like, “you should … Continued

Planet Trailblazer

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Trailblazer visit This past week, our trailblazer stopped by our place of business. The trailblazer is a program through the national association of landscape professionals (NALP) in which an experienced veteran in the industry is sent to visit a less … Continued

Asking for help

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Sometimes, it helps to get tips (free tips are even better!) when starting a lawn care business. For that reason, we are members of PLANET, now called NALP, or National Association of Landscape Professionals which can be found here https://www.landscapeprofessionals.org/. Through … Continued

Tips for Lawn Care Aerator’s Comparison

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It is that time of the year to start aerating your lawn. Fall is better than the spring since the ground is warm but the nights are cool. This provides optimal conditions to core aerate your lawn. Before you aerate, … Continued

Hiring “A” players

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A couple weeks ago, we terminated our worst guy. We were in such a hiring frenzy for heads this spring that we were taking on anyone that would show up. This resulted in us hiring some less than spectacular players. When … Continued

What happened this year?

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I was recently gchatting with my friend who asked me why I have only been compensated $4000 this season so far (end of August of 2015!). It has been so busy, we really haven’t had time to reflect on what … Continued

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