Archive for March, 2008

Hello and welcome to GopherHaul 24 - Lawn Care Marketing Business Show

Hello and welcome to GopherHaul 24 - Lawn Care Marketing Business Show
In this episode we will be talking about

GopherHaul breaks the 800,000 view mark! Thank you everyone for watching us!

Inspirational Story:
Rob from Apple Lawns, a 15 year old entrepreneur wrote to us with his inspiring story. I think he will inspire others to start their [...]

Rob’s Spring Lawn Care Flyer

Rob had posted his spring lawn care business flyer on our Gopher Lawn Care Forum. I think he did a really great job with it and maybe his design will inspire you to create your own.
Click on the flyer image to join in on the discussion.

New lawn care gear for spring

Rick posted some new pictures of his new lawn care equipment. He just purchased a new van, trailer, mower, blower and timmer.
Just in time for the spring lawn care season. Check out his post and join in the discussion at the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum.

Kurt posted his mobile lawn care office pictures!

I was really excited to see Kurt’s new mobile lawn care office pictures. He fabricated all the mountings with parts he had laying around his garage.  You can join the post here in our Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum and ask Kurt more about how he did it.
You can also see in the photo of [...]

Sample Lawn Care Flyer for Spring

Here is a lawn care flyer Justin posted on the Gopher Lawn care forum here to market his lawn care business for the spring.
Maybe it will inspire you to create your own.

A bad lawn care business marketing idea

When you are considering marketing ideas for your lawn care business, knowing what works is as equally as important as knowing what doesn’t work. Here is a great post from our lawn care business forum on a marketing concept that just didn’t work. You can join the post here and get involved. If you were [...]

GopherHaul 23 - Lawn Care Marketing Business Show

GopherHaul 23 - Lawn Care Marketing Business Show

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Hello and welcome to GopherHaul 23 - Lawn Care Marketing Business Show
In this episode we will be talking about
GopherHaul breaks the 700,000 view mark! Thank you everyone for watching us!
Inspirational Story:
You don’t need a new truck [...]

Spring lawn care postcard designs

One of our friends on the forum needed some lawn care postcards made for his lawn care business. Bob from plan-it graphics.com put together some nice ones I wanted to show off.
Join the post discussion here.
lawn care postcard #1

Lawn Care Postcard #2

Here is a lawn care flyer that was made.

Spring Lawn Care Flyer

Here is a lawn care flyer concept our friend Lynn just posted on the forum. I thought it was pretty creative. The only suggestion I had was to maybe add some coupons and a limited time offer to get the potential customers to jump on the offer. What do you think about it?
Join in on [...]

Lawn Care Marketing Template

Here is a lawn care marketing tracking excel template Justin was kind enough to post on the forum. Use this to help track your lawn care marketing spending to find what is working and what isn’t.
Download it from the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum. Make sure you are logged in to access it.

Lawn Care Business Letter Template to Property Managers

Thanks to Emerald Green Lawn Care for this property manager letter template. Make sure you visit our lawn care business forum for more great free lawn care letter templates.
(423) ###-xxxx
2-29-08
Baxxxx xxxx
Emerald Green Lawn Care
Miss Clarke,
Hello, please allow me to take a moment of your time. My name is Bxxxxx xxxx and I represent Emerald Green [...]

Spring lawn care marketing podcast. When to send out your marketing material.

I had a great chat tonight with Richard. He was talking about his spring mailer that is going out the end of March. It will be mailed a month before he is to start mowing but two weeks before he starts his spring cleanups.
Richard wrote “Alright everyone…this is my flyer that I am going to [...]

Start your lawn care business small and grow.

A lot of times when a person interested in starting a business comes to me and asks questions on what they need to get started, what kind of equipment of vehicle, they tend to shoot too big at the beginning. You don’t need to start big at all.
As a note of inspiration, I wanted to [...]

How to get your customer base to sign up on your lawn care contract.

Greenmind jumped onto our Gopher Lawn Care Business forum and asked “I have about 35 maintenance customers that are either biweekly or weekly accounts.  Last year was my first year full time and non of my customers except for 5  of the 35 accounts stayed with me through the winter months. Most accounts were average [...]

Should you place a referral ad in your invoice?

Emerald Green Lawn Care jumped on the Gopher Lawn Care Forum to ask if it would be a good idea to include an advertisement in their invoice to promote their referral program.

I liked the concept and brought it up in a GopherHaul Podcast. We talked about it for a little while and Chestin from LawnCareMarketingMagic.com [...]