Archive for the 'Seasonal Promotion Ideas' Category

When to start your spring lawn care marketing.

There are various theories on when you should start your spring lawn care marketing. Knowing the different concepts can help you create one that works best for you. Here is a discussion from the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum that gives you some more insight into this topic.

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.

Giving away free fall leaf cleanups turned into a disaster.

Promotional ideas that may seem like a good idea initially can look terrible when you take a moment to think about them. In this discussion from the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum we see one entrepreneur who decided to offer a free fall leaf cleanup to customers who signed up for his lawn mowing service. [...]

So far, so good this spring lawn care season.

There are some steps you can take that will really improve your company’s ability to grow. Here is a great example of a few steps to take to improve your sales process, get more jobs, and reach out to new potential customers from a discussion on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum.

Reaching out to old friends can make new lawn care customers.

When it comes to marketing Realtors really know how to work their social networks. I have received many letters from old friends I hadn’t seen in a while that reach out to me and tell me what they are up to. Some will tell me they have become realtors and send out letters and [...]

Fresh veggies as a lawn care customer retention idea.

There are many steps you can take to improve your customer retention. A common theme we see throughout all the ideas shared on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum is making the customer feel appreciated by you. One of the ways a few lawn care business owners have come up with is giving home grown [...]

Christmas lawn care marketing ideas.

Even though the end of the year tends to bring a slow down in the amount of work you may be performing on lawns, it doesn’t mean you should sit back and chill out until next year. This is a great time to create some new holiday lawn care marketing material to send out and [...]

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 [...]

Snow plow marketing tips & tricks.

Are you looking to promote your snow plowing services for the winter? Maybe you are considering a bunch of different marketing options but are unsure which option to go with? Here are some snow plow marketing methods that were discussed on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum. I hope they will help inspire you in [...]

The do’s and dont’s of lawn care business holiday cards.

Sending out holiday cards to your lawn care customers at the end of the year is a great way to show your appreciation for them. But before you send them out, consider some of the do’s and dont’s from this discussion on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum. You also might want to spread the [...]

Profiting more on upsells than the original job?

When you are out on a potential job site to perform an estimate,  pointing out issues on a home owners property, do you find you are able to make more profit on the upsells either immediately or soon after, once you get the customer to sign up for what they initially called you for?
I would [...]

Lining up Fall & Winter work.

The average lawn care business tends to find things slow down in the Fall and Winter but that doesn’t have to always be the case. You can go out and drum up business if you want it. Let’s look and see how a member of the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum did this. He wrote [...]

Should I give Christmas gifts to my lawn care customers?

Giving your lawn care customers a Christmas gift may be a great way to show your appreciation of them and retain them for the next year’s mowing season. But is it really always a good idea? Also what about the type of gift you give? Should you send a holiday card instead? What works best?
That’s [...]

Cheap ways to drum up Fall lawn care business.

When mowing season comes to an end, that doesn’t mean it’s time to relax. There is still plenty of work to be done for those who keep busy. One lawn care business owner on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum asked “well with mowing season is over, I want to drum up a lot more [...]

Step by step, how to winterize irrigation systems.

As we have seen in the Gopher Lawn Care Busines Forum, there is quite a bit of money to be made when you offer your clients irrigation system winterization services. But it seems a lot of lawn care business owner just don’t offer it because they don’t know how to do it. Well thank to [...]

Justin’s new spring lawn care business post cards.

Justin was nice enough to show us his new spring lawn care business post card designs. These should be going out soon. He had them done at Plan-it Graphics and they really look top notch. I hope they inspire you to get your lawn care post cards designed soon and get them out so you [...]

The Spring lawn care flyer and postcard designs are now coming in!

If you have been on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum lately you have seen more and more lawn care business flyers being posted. Take a look at this one made by fellow forum member Sean.
He wrote to us and said ” I will be printing 10,000 of them and will be putting [...]

Snow plow marketing idea.

If you miss reading the GopherHaul Lawn Care Business Forum for a single day, you could miss out on a lot. This idea is sure to make you a favorite amongst your customers and neighbors. To promote your snow plowing services why not use this marketing idea.
Tony wrote us and said “Here is an example [...]

Spend time with your kids lawn care door hanger.

I was having a great discussion on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum with my friend Jeff and he was sharing with me some of his experiences trying to market his lawn care business. You can read more on this lawn care business discussion here on the GopherHaul Lawn Care Business Forum.
Lawn Care Door Hanger

Marketing your lawn care business outward from the center.

With the economy taking a down turn, there are going to be many new opportunities for entrepreneurs to get started with their own business. A lot of times people will think about starting their own business but if they have a full time job, the job will most likely take priority over starting a business. [...]

How to get started offering holiday decoration and lighting services.

The winter months can be a tough time for a lawn care business. More and more lawn care businesses are getting into offering outdoor holiday lighting and decoration services to help them get through the slow times. Those who have experimented with it seem to be pretty happy with the results but how do you [...]

How to find lawn care clients when business is slow.

The lawn care and landscaping industry is a seasonal business. Each season brings about a change in the environment which effects what services you can or can’t offer. In the winter months, customers will also be looking to spend their money for holiday gifts. So with all this going on, how can you make sales [...]

Holiday cookie lawn care customer retention idea

We have been talking about how to start up different kinds of businesses on here lately and it got me thinking. What if you or your gf/wife always wanted to start a bakery kind of business but wanted to start small at first. Maybe you wanted to start with cookies. You could create a website [...]

Fall home and yard cleanup dumpster flyer added.

I just added a flyer you can use to promote your lawn care business fall home and yard clean up. The flyer’s title says Fall Clean Up Week. Then in the text below, it says you are a neighbor who owns your own lawn care business and you have rented a dumpster for one week [...]

End of lawn care season customer letter sample.

I added a great end of the lawn care season letter sample you can download and use for your lawn care business. This is a great way to reach out to your lawn care customers and say thank you.
10 Any Street
Yourcity, STATE 87392
Dear Customer,
I would like to thank you again for choosing Smith Landscaping for [...]

Snow plow and property maintenance letter.

If you are looking to provide snow plowing services or property management services to home owners, here is a great sample letter you can send out in fall to line up potential customers. Tom wrote on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum “I provide property care taking and snow removal service during the non [...]

How your lawn care business can winterize irrigation systems and make money.

How your lawn care business can winterize irrigation systems and make money.
Winterizing lawn irrigation systems is a great add on service that is easy to do and can bring you in some good money in the fall. John wrote in to the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum and asked how to do this. You can [...]

Spring & Fall home and yard clean up service idea for your lawn care business.

Anyone who has a house and a yard tends to collect a lot of junk they wish they could just get rid of each year. Sometimes though it’s such a pain in the butt to get rid of the stuff, that it just collects.
It’s a pain to haul it to the curb. Or the town [...]

Fall leaf clean up marketing idea with inflatable halloween decorations.

You could even take this idea one step further and put up an inflatable halloween display on your property and maybe at the home of your family or friends in town too to help promote your services further.
Join this discussion at the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum.
Use a stencil on the inflatable display.

Afterwards, you have [...]

How to promote leaf clean up services for your lawn care business.

If you are out in your area raking up leaves and you want to promote the service further to neighbors in the area, why not try this. Get some pumpkin leaf bags and on the blank side on the back, use a stencil to spray in your lawn care business phone number and maybe the [...]