Archive for the 'Your First Employee' Category

Insights on hiring employees for your lawn care business.

This is a great discussion I wanted to share with you about hiring lawn care employees form this post at the Gopher Lawn Care Forum.

Steve: “What is tougher, hiring your first employee or having to hire and manage a second crew?
Which was the bigger jump for you, do you feel?
A lot of small business owners [...]

GopherHaul 25 - Lawn Care Marketing Business Show

Title: GopherHaul 25 - Lawn Care Marketing Business Show

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Hello and welcome to GopherHaul 25 - Lawn Care Marketing Business Show

In this episode we will be talking about

GopherHaul breaks the 900,000 view mark! Thank you everyone for watching us!

Lawn Care Business Question:

“I need help selling my accounts.”

Review of Podcast with Lawn Care Business author Ken LaVoie

I had a great podcast last Thursday night with lawn care business author Ken LaVoie . Check out his site at http://www.lawnguru.net. The podcast lasted about an hour and we covered a lot of interesting topics. We also had many of our Gopher Lawn Care Forum friends call in and ask Ken questions as well. [...]

Podcast Thursday 4/10 - 8pm est with author Ken LaVoie

I got a great podcast lined up this Thursday 4/10 at 8pm est with author Ken LaVoie. Check out his site at http://www.lawnguru.net.
He wrote the book “How to start a lawn care business a whole new way.”
Some of the topics I want to cover with him:
Talking about his experiences of getting started and what happened [...]

When to take on your first lawn care employee?

Thanks to Clifford from Sideline Property Management for asking the following question:
Question: At what point did you decide to take on your first employee? Was it determined by revenue, time constraint or did you set a specific profit amount that would determine time to add help?
Answer: Good question Clifford, the decision to take on [...]