Archive for January, 2014

Sample spring lawn care customer letter.

What will you be doing as spring nears to get back in touch with your lawn care customer base? Will you call them? Email them? Simply show up once the lawn starts to grow? Well you might want to consider sending out a spring lawn care customer letter and see if it can generate you [...]

Lessons learned from first lawn care bid.

Anything you do for the first time will give you a lot to think about after the fact. This includes bidding on mowing lawns. As soon as you do your first bid, you are immediately going to be replaying the bid over and over again in your head, thinking about all the different things you [...]

Annual lawn care bid example for a hotel.

Are you currently mowing residential properties and looking to scale up to commercial? Or maybe you are servicing commercial customers and would like to see how another entrepreneur breaks down and bids a property. Here is a great hotel lawn care bid example from the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum. Hopefully this helps give you [...]

How to get your biggest landscape job just by showing up - GopherHaul 76 Lawn Care Blog Show

How to get your biggest landscape job just by showing up - GopherHaul 76 Lawn Care Business Blog Show.
You might think there is a big trick to landing those larger landscape jobs. But as we will see here in this discussion, a big part of success comes from showing up. If you can get yourself [...]

When a customer insists you scalp their lawn.

Some lawn care customers think they know exactly what steps should be taken with their lawn to achieve a healthy and lush lawn. You may find that you can accommodate some of their requests while other requests you may feel are bad or misguided choices. What do you do though when a customer insists you [...]

Offering drainage repair services.

As an entrepreneur I am sure you are always looking out for other service yous can offer your current customer base. The benefit of adding more services and selling them to customers you already have is making more profit per customer. Less money is spent marketing to customers you already have as is less travel [...]

Return on investment for yard signs?

We’d all love to know what kind of return on investment we could get before we actually spend money on any specific marketing method. As I am sure you are aware, there are plenty of different advertising methods you can use that may never result in a single sale. There are some that will work [...]

Help! Too many leaf cleanups and not enough time!

The end of the year can bring along with it a frantic pace of yard cleanup. But what do you do when you schedule in too many yard cleanups and run out of time? Another thing to consider is this poor planning on your part? Do you need to re-think the way you handle fall [...]

Harnessing your free time for lawn care marketing.

There are many ways to promote your lawn care business. You can go door to door. You can buy ads in the phone book, newspaper, or on search engines. But if you have more time than money, you might want to consider what this entrepreneur suggested in the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum. He uses [...]

Using facebook to gain new lawn care customers.

If you are not very sociable in person, it may be easier for you to be sociable on the internet, especially when you see how networking online can bring you plenty of business. In this discussion on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum, we see how one new entrepreneur was able to utilize facebook to [...]

The best way to get lawn care customers fast!

Every business owner wants to know the best and fastest way to acquire new customers as fast as possible. There are many methods to gain customers and some of them will work better than other. In this discussion from the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum, one entrepreneur talks about how he got his customers and [...]

How a lawn care business got 4 listings on the first search engine page.

A big goal for your lawn care business website would be to rank high for certain keyword phrases you have deemed important. Once you are able to do that, you can then focus on making your website appear multiple times on the first page of the search engine results. As we will see in this [...]