Archive for the 'Community Projects To Promote Your Business' Category

How to get new lawn care customers near a golf course.

When it comes to finding new mowing customers, your marketing strategies should be altered to help you focus your advertising dollars on the exact group of people you want to hire you. In this discussion from the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum, we hear from one entrepreneur who came up with a great way to [...]

Marketing ideas for lawn care business owners who are teachers.

No matter what your full time career is or was as you start your own lawn care business, there are always marketing ideas you can harness that will work well with your specific situation. Here is a great example of that from the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum where one new entrepreneur still works as [...]

Thinking of offering a free landscape project to promote my business.

When it comes to promoting your lawn care business, you can either spend your time or your money. When you are limited on time, you can spend money to get your marketing message out. When you are limited on money, you can spend your time. If you choose to do this as we will see [...]

What to do with $200 to market your lawn care business.

It sure would be nice to have an unlimited lawn care marketing budget so you could do any idea you wanted. But what should you do when your marketing budget is limited? To be more specific, what should you do if you only had $200 to promote your mowing business? That is what one entrepreneur [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Festival of Christmas Trees marketing idea.

Here is a great way to reach out to your community, build great bonds, and attract new customers. Host a Festival of Trees! This is a great lawn care marketing idea shared on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum.

Promoting your lawn care services through an auction.

In most communities there are various social groups that raise money throughout the year for local projects. Some of these groups charge a monthly fee to be involved with. Those fees may be within the budget of some entrepreneurs, but what if they are out of your reach and you still would like to get [...]

Should I buy some new lawn care equipment or work on my marketing?

As a new business owner, you may be limited on the resources you have, so you need to spend your time and money wisely if you want to grow. But what should you be spending your time and money on? That is what one entrepreneur was interested in knowing on the Gopher Lawn Care Business [...]

How to harness the power of social networking to gain new lawn care customers.

If you lack money to spend on your lawn care marketing efforts, don’t worry you are not alone. You also have a lot of methods you can utilize that don’t require money, but will require a little of your time. Here is a great discussion from the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum on how you [...]

Focusing on small properties brought this lawn care business good profits.

There is always time to improve your lawn care company and focus on a niche. As we will see from this discussion on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum, one middle aged lawn care entrepreneur turned his life around with a focused vision and a desire to improve his presentation. I hope his story inspires [...]

Winning over HOA’s to win their lawn care bids.

If you want to land large commercial lawn care mowing bids, you can play by the normal rules. Call the home office, find the date to submit your lawn care bid. Go out to the property, review the area and then get your bid in. Cross your fingers all the while hoping you stood out [...]

Lawn care marketing through goodwill projects.

If you have been scratching your head trying to come up with more lawn care marketing methods to reach out and gain new customers, why not consider what this lawn service business owner did. He got involved with his community and offered some free lawn care to local residents in need and because of this, [...]

A kind gesture can help you gain more lawn care customers.

It’s amazing how a kind gesture can help really improve your relations with a lawn care customer and with such an improvement comes a lot of positive things your way. Word of mouth advertising is born this way. From a simple seed grows good will through out your community. Consider this discussion from the Gopher [...]

How focused on demographics should you get with your lawn care marketing?

There are a lot of factors you can worry about with your lawn care marketing, so in order not to overwhelm yourself, how focused on demographics should you get with your lawn care marketing direct mail campaign? That is an interesting question which was brought up on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum and it [...]

Should you give away free fall leaf cleanups?

Early on in your lawn care business start up phase, you may find yourself desperate to try anything that will bring you lawn care customers. Ideas that may not be logical to veterans of the lawn care industry may be experimented with by new business owners and come with disastrous results. As we will see [...]

A newspaper website blog got one lawn care business a lot of customers.

You only have so much time to spend marketing and so much money, so when you do perform different lawn care marketing techniques, you want to make sure they bring you the biggest bang for your buck. The whole point of marketing is to get your message to stand out so that it will be [...]

Cutting tall grass at dangerous intersections is a great way to market.

Looking for more ways to attract lawn care business in your area and do a good deed at the same time? Consider this lawn care marketing idea from the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum.
A lot of state budgets are hurting right now due to the current economy. Because of this, the visibility at many [...]

Should some lawn care marketing techniques be avoided?

Here are some lawn care marketing techniques that could help kick start your spring season. One lawn care business owner shared with us some of the things he is doing to attract new customers this year, on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum. He wrote “I am starting my lawn business this year and I [...]

New lawn care business e-books available.

I just got two of my lawn care business books available online as e-books which you can read on your portable devices and with the kindle book reader.
Check them out. They are full of great lawn care marketing tips.
How To Get Customers For Your Landscaping And Lawn Care Business All Year Long. Vol 1.

Paperback version.
eBook [...]

Simple cheap steps to get lawn care customers.

To add more lawn care customers to your client list, you can spend big money and have others handle the marketing for you, or you can harness your creative energy and spend little money. Going the cheap and easy route was what this business owner decided to take and she shared with us her success [...]

Volunteer at your local school to get more lawn care customers.

As a lawn care business owner, you are probably always looking for ways to stand out from your competitors. If you have kids in the local school system, maybe by offering to do some volunteer work there, it could be a great way to create a positive buzz about your business and attract new lawn [...]

Lawn care markerting idea with a restaurant.

There are many opportunities out there to work with another local business to pool your resources together and get your marketing messages out. Some may work great while others may fall flat. The first thing you need to ask yourself when creating a marketing idea, is if that idea will be connecting with your potential [...]

Don’t rely on one hit wonder marketing.

As we have seen in many discussions on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum, don’t put all your eggs in one basket and rely on one hit wonder marketing. If you have tried this, rest assured you are not alone, we have ALL done this. We put out a great big marketing campaign thinking [...]

Lawn care business cook off marketing ideas.

Combining your love of multiple interests can really help set you apart from competitors and give you a unique marketing angle that is all your own. A member of the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum was doing just that when he wrote us about a local outdoor cooking competition he was taking part in and [...]

Promoting your business at a ground breaking ceremony.

There are many ways to market your lawn care and landscaping business. The best ways tend to be the ones where you can visit person to person with members of your community. Saying hello to them, shaking their hand, and getting to know them all help you sell. A member of the Gopher Lawn Care [...]

How a free snow plowing can help you sell more.

As we have seen in many discussions on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum, the better the network you have, the more you will sell. Getting started though can pose a very tricky problem. How do you develop up a network to sell too?
Well chances are, you already have a network in place, you just [...]

Free lawn mowing for single moms?

We talk a lot on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum about how when you do something good for the community, you can get a lot of attention. Especially when you let the media know what you are doing. In a recent article on CNN it talked about a lawn care business owner who was [...]

Performing acts of kindness with your lawn care company.

How often have you found yourself in a situation where you could perform an act of kindness to your lawn care customer or to a local member of your community? Have you jumped on these opportunities to really shine or were you simply in too much of a rush to get on to your next [...]

Promoting your lawn care business through local schools.

I am so impressed with the creative marketing ideas that come through the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum. One of our friends shared with us his idea to market his lawn care business through local schools and teach kids some useful information along the way.
He posted a letter he is planning on sending to the [...]