Archive for May, 2008

Memorial Day & 4th of July Lawn Care Business Marketing Ideas

Here is an idea to market your lawn care business on Memorial Day and the 4th of July.Order as many small flags as you need. Punch two holes in your business cards.

Then slide the flag through the holes.

Insert the flag pole into lawns.

One of our forum members tried this and said “I bought [...]

Be in my next book!

Hi Everyone,
I am putting together my next book which is going to be an episode guide of my lawn care business show GopherHaul.
I want to include photos on the cover of my friends from myspace and my lawn care business forum. The goal is to inspire the readers to go out and start their own [...]

My new book, Stop Lowballing is now available on Amazon!

I am really excited about this. My new book “Stop Lowballing! A Lawn Care Business Owner’s Guide To Success” is now available on
Check it out!

Gopher-preneur business book of the month, June ‘08

Gopher-preneur book of the month, June ‘08
Brothers of Iron: Building the Weider Empire
by Joe Weider (Author), Ben Weider (Author)
I have been looking for this book for quite some time. I must have stopped looking for a while because when I went online to see if was out, it was! Lucky me and lucky [...]

GopherHaul 26 - Lawn Care Marketing Business Forum Show

Title: GopherHaul 26 - Lawn Care Marketing Business Forum Show

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Hello and welcome to GopherHaul 26 - Lawn Care Marketing Business Forum Show

GopherHaul breaks the 1,000,000 view mark! Thank you everyone for watching us!

New 1-on-1 private lawn care business consulting forum added.

I just added a new section to the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum. This [...]

A $250,000 lawn care truck?

What does $250,000 buy you when it comes to lawn care equipment? How about this set up? These pictures were sent to us by our friend Brandon. Check out his post here at the Gopher Lawn Care Forum.

How much should I charge for a Tree Removal?

A forum member made a post about bidding on a tree removal. I wanted to share this post from the Gopher Lawn Care Forum with you to help broaden your knowledge on creating an estimate for a tree removal.
Abryconlawn: “Hey everybody, I’ve been in the landscaping business for about five years now and just [...]

Free Doggy Oggy Lawn Care Door Hanger

Dell created this great door hanger to help you upsell the service of applying his lawn care product Doggy Oggy.
Doggy Oggy Door Hanger from Delle of
Thanks Dell!
Download larger image file here. Make sure you logged into the forum to download all files

Sample letter for Property Managers

Here is a sample letter posted on our Gopher Lawn Care Forum. Your lawn care business could send this out to property managers to help you gain commercial lawn care accounts.
(423) ###-xxxx
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 [...]

The Clover Leaf Lawn Care Marketing Technique.

This was a great post made in the Gopher Lawn Care Forum that I didn’t want to get lost. In this post, our friend Alehandros posted a question.
He asked “I am planning to open up a landscaping company, and want to know the best time to attract customers.
Spring is ideal because that is when people [...]

Lawn Care Customer Referral Idea.

I just read a great post by our new friend Eric on the Gopher Lawn Care Forum. We were talking about how to attract more lawn care customers via referrals from your current lawn care customer base.
Eric wrote: “My contracts were annual with a set monthly price.  Every bill had a stamped self addressed envelope [...]