Archive for the 'Free Lawn Care Flyer Template' Category

How to make extra money sharpening lawn mower blades.

There are many opportunities you can jump on to not only increase your revenues but to meet new customers by offering them one service and later upselling them on another. In this discussion from the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum, one entrepreneur needed his mowing blades sharpened and could not find anyone to do it. [...]

Getting started with $20 lawn mowings?

It’s easy to underestimate the amount of expenses you have to operate your business. In fact, most first year business owners probably have no clue what their true costs are. That would explain why the vast majority of them go out of business before the end of their first season. Here is a great discussion [...]

Tips when handing out lawn care flyers door to door.

Experimenting with different lawn care marketing techniques is a sure fire way to find a method that will work well. If it happens to be going door to door with flyers, there are techniques you can harness to improve your sales. In this discussion from the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum, we hear some interesting [...]

When one problem ends, another seems to begin.

Keeping things fun and fresh is very important if you want to enjoy a long and happy career in your chosen profession. Running a small businesses always has the potential of grinding you down if you let it. One little problem can lead to another and another unless they are addressed early on and dealt [...]

How to market your lawn care services to gated communities.

Marketing to the average community is not that big of a deal. You can go door to door, put flyers in doors, send mailers, or a slew of other methods. But what about when you want to market your lawn care services to gated communities? How does one go about doing that? Such a question [...]

Dealing with a late start in the year to get a lawn care business going.

No matter what time of year it is, new entrepreneurs are always concerned they may have missed out on some magical window of opportunity. As if once this opportunity is passed, they may not be able to get any customers at all. As we will see in this discussion from the Gopher Lawn Care Business [...]

What drove one entrepreneur to quit the lawn care business.

Nothing can be more frustrating than trying to start a business. If you do decide to take that step, you need to be prepared to stay the course. Giving up too soon will not only take away any chance you have at finding success, it can also effect your chances at success in any other [...]

Twelve lawn care business rules to live by.

It can be difficult to create rules or guidelines your lawn care business should follow. Sometimes you just don’t have a single moment to sit down, take a break, and reflect on lessons learned that past day, past month, or past year. Here in this discussion from the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum, one entrepreneur [...]

Pre-season lawn care marketing door hanger review.

Trying to come up with the right lawn care marketing message, the right manner to communicate that marketing message, and the right time to send it out can be difficult. In this discussion from the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum, we see one door hanger design a landscaper created to promote his message and how [...]

5 lawn care business startup questions.

Sure you may have a lot of questions when you are starting up your lawn care business but here is a great collection of 5 questions one new entrepreneur had. He asked them on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum and got a few great responses to help better direct him as he sets off [...]

Can’t seem to bring in any new lawn care customers, help!

The first year of starting your lawn care business can be very frustrating, with the biggest frustration likely being the difficulty of adding new customers. As we will see in this discussion from the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum, it is so very important to talk to people. The more people you talk to, the [...]

What can you do to get more lawn care clients?

There is nothing more frustrating than spending time and money on lawn care marketing and not hearing the phone ring because of it. This can happen for a lot of reasons. Are the services you are marketing in need at the moment? Are potential customers getting your marketing message? Is it too late to start [...]

Pricing lawn care services for duplexes.

New lawn care business owners come up with a lot of creative methods for pricing lawn care, but the problem is, a lot of these methods used are just not profitable. Take for instance this discussion from the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum. In it, one entrepreneur talks about how he is interested in signing [...]

Need to get my lawn care flyers out now!

On that first nice spring day when the weather finally warms up, do you start to get the bug to want to go out and distribute some of your newly printed lawn care flyers? You aren’t alone if you do. Here is a discussion from some members of the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum about [...]

Is it worthwhile trying to sell snow blower services?

Getting into the snow removal business can be cheap if you just start with a shovel, but can get expensive when you look to buy a snow plow truck and a snow plow. So it may make some wonder if there is a middle ground? Maybe buying a snow blower could be an in-between way [...]

Results from last year’s lawn care marketing efforts.

You simply will never know for sure what will work and what won’t until you experiment. Changing certain variables and testing is the only way to narrow down what lawn care marketing methods work for you and what ones don’t. The second best thing after doing your own experimenting, is to learn what has and [...]

Should you start thinking about your spring lawn care marketing yet?

Each year new lawn care business owners question at the beginning of the season when is the best time for them to start their marketing. As we will see in this discussion from the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum, there is a sweet spot you should hit but the more experienced marketers tend to do [...]

Why isn’t my phone ringing?

It can be very frustrating when you go out and buy a bunch of lawn care equipment, get signs made, and are ready to work but no one calls. There are many reasons as to why this happens and to help shed light on the topic, I’d like to look at a discussion from the [...]

Starting a lawn care business with next to nothing.

It’s very important to realize that it doesn’t take much to get your lawn care business started. For those of you reading this article thinking you need to save a little more money before you can begin, you may want to re-evaluate your position. Here is a great story from the Gopher Lawn Care Business [...]

Help getting new lawn care customers.

Getting your first 20 or 30 lawn care customers can really seem like a herculean task at first. But once you hit that amount of customers, you may find word of mouth advertising and referrals coming to you in greater numbers. So what tips or hints should a newer lawn care business owner know to [...]

Having a hard time finding fall leaf cleanup customers.

How is your fall marketing going so far? Are you keeping busy? Here is a great discussion from the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum about one member’s desire to reach out and gain more customers. In it he shares with us what kind of leaf cleanup marketing he has been doing and the results he [...]

How to jump on marketing opportunities when they present themselves.

Every once in a while, an opportunity will arise that you can jump on and really take advantage of. How quickly you can respond to such a situation can make a big difference in the results you get. If you act fast you may land a lot of customers while if you are slow to [...]

Top 3 early lawn care business mistakes.

There are so many ways you can go wrong when you are first getting your business started. You can run out of money. You can get frustrated on the response from your marketing. Then you can just find yourself giving up because what you perceive as a lack of interest in your business, but before [...]

How to get fall leaf clean up customers.

When mowing season starts to slow down, leaf clean up services can pick up. There is quite a bit of money to be made in the fall that can help you get through the slower winter month, but how do you go about getting customers for such services? Also is there a most profitable way [...]

45 lawn care customers in your first year can be too much.

Everyone dreams of having more lawn care customers than you can handle. But what happens when that dream comes true? Problems can and will arise because of it. Then you can find yourself swamped, running in every different direction, constantly trying to put out fires. That is what happened to this one lawn care business [...]

Marketing total property cleanups and junk removal.

How many times have you driven by a property that was severely overgrown and didn’t even consider offering your lawn care services to the home owner, only because you thought it would take too much time and the owner would never pay you for it? Well if you have, you may want to reconsider after [...]

Lawn care marketing plan and business growth.

The first couple of years after you get your lawn care business started can be a trying time. Sure you can make some money, but with this business as with many other industries, it takes time for you to build your customer base and grow. Here is a great example, from the Gopher Lawn Care [...]

Lawn care presentation at a big box store got me 9 jobs!

Do you know a little about the different types of lawns in your area? If you are running a lawn care business, you probably know more than the average home owner. Did you ever think you could turn that knowledge into a lawn care marketing method that could bring you new customers? Well it can! [...]

Do you include a clean up charge for new lawn care customers?

Have you ever run into a situation where you were called to give an estimate on a lawn mowing job that had the potential to become a new annual lawn care contract customer for you, but the property was a mess? How did you handle that situation or how would you if presented with one? [...]

Lawn care marketing strategies that have worked and some that haven’t.

Finding lawn care customers can be a lot easier than you would expect and cost a lot less too when you are harnessing the right lawn care marketing methods for your business. The problem is, when you are starting out, you just don’t know which ones to choose from. So in this discussion from the [...]