How important are signs on your lawn care truck and trailer?

How important is it to have signs and marketing material on your landscaping truck and trailer? This is a very good question that was asked on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum. A member wrote “things are really taking off here this Spring and it has has been crazy in a good way. My question [...]

Lawn care t-shirt idea that will get attention.

Creating a catchy idea or phrase to stand out with your lawn care business can be very difficult. Unless you are doing creative thinking everyday, when you need to be creative it can be tough to pull these ideas out of nothing. This leads me to a question Kurtis wrote on the Gopher Lawn Care [...]

Lawn care business postcard distribution tips.

When you are thinking about marketing your lawn care business, why not consider using postcards? That’s what one of our forum members did and he has been getting great results. He wrote “Hey, I just wanted to share with you my new oversized postcards. I am very happy with them and have been getting great [...]

Lawn care business website search engine optimization tip.

Did you know you can appear on google’s search engine even if you don’t have a website? And if you have a lawn care website, here is a tip that you really need to take advantage of. The best part about all of this, is that it’s FREE. It’s amazing what you can learn when [...]

New Lawn Care Business Flyer Template Added

Here is the latest free lawn care business flyer added to our collection. You can download and edit this flyer template with the free word processing program OpenOffice. Edit and alter it to fit your lawn care business needs and start handing them out. To download this lawn mowing flyer or any of our others, [...]

Free Lawn Mowing Flyer Template - Dug yourself into a hole?

Here is a new FREE lawn mowing flyer template entitled ‘Dug yourself into a hole.?’ The goal of this flyer is to make the reader think of all the lawn care and landscape projects they started and never got finished. Or the all the landscape projects they wanted to do but never got a chance [...]

Lawn Care Business Flyer Door to Door distribution advice.

For every lawn care business start up that exists today, there is a theory on how best to distribute lawn care flyers door to door. Everyone seems to have their own way to do it. Everyone thinks their way is the best way. Some put flyers in the door without knocking. Some put flyers in [...]

3,500 lawn care business postcards mailed and how many results?

Have you ever sent out quite a bit of lawn care marketing material and gotten lack luster results or no results at all? It happens. What is really difficult about this is if you are just starting out and you spend a lot of money on marketing and then get nothing in return, you might [...]

How one lawn care business owner is attracting more customers.

Sometimes the difference between success and failure can be so slight we just don’t know when we are close to that line. Many times entrepreneurs can walk within inches of success but give up before crossing over. Recently one of the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum members got on and posted on how he was [...]

Spring lawn care flyer and direct marketing ideas.

Spring is here and many lawn care business owners are sending out their lawn care marketing material. I have seen quite a bit of flyers and direct mail offers that I wanted to share with you. Maybe some of these ideas will help you create offers and marketing material of your own. First up let [...]

Does your lawn care business marketing have a call to action?

There are many ways to promote your lawn care business through various forms of marketing. When you are creating your marketing, do you include a call to action? If you don’t you might be wasting your money. I had a chance to talk with a Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum member who had at one [...]

Marketing your lawn care business only with business cards?

Here in this economic slump we see daily posts on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum about the difficulties lawn care business owners are having, trying to find new lawn care customers. One of our members had an opposing marketing view that is held by many. He is finding a lot of success now. Let’s [...]

We will beat any lawn care quote by at least 20%.

What should you do when you open your mail and see a lawn care business direct mail campaign that says “We will beat any quote you receive by at least 20%!” How do you compete with those willing to drop their prices by at least 20% to get the job. The simple answer is you [...]

Marketing your lawn care business in a 14% unemployement rate area.

A lot of areas around the country are dealing with high unemployment rates. When you are just getting your lawn care business started, you may find that this adds to the difficulty of getting your business off the ground. Luke got on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum and shared with us his frustrations. He [...]

Lawn Care Marketing Return on Investment Calculator now available.

The Lawn Care Marketing Return on Investment Calculator is now available for use on your desktop. If you liked using it online, here is your chance to now own it and use it without needing your internet connection. The great thing about this investment calculator is that it will help you figure out if your [...]

A lawn care business sales secret.

When you are getting your lawn care business started and you don’t have many personal contacts, the situation can be rough. Let’s take a look at what our friend and fellow Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum member did to go from getting no return calls to many.
Scott wrote “So my flyers & business cards have [...]

Free lawn mower safety flyer.

I added a new free lawn mower marketing flyer in the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum. This one promotes mower safety. You can use this if you were to put on a seminar at a local school but it could also be used just as well as a stand alone marketing flyer to promote your [...]

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 [...]

Easter promotion ideas for your lawn care business.

Happy Easter to all of you. As business owners, we can take each holiday and use it to promote good will within our community and promote our lawn care business. All we need to do is add a touch of creativity and from where there was nothing, a new promotional idea can sprout. Such an [...]

Free lawn mowing flyer and bid sheet.

Thanks to Matt for posting this great lawn mowing flyer and bid sheet on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum. He wrote us “I just recently came up with a couple different forms I’m planning on using. These aren’t my primary flyers. The one is to stir up new business this year and the other [...]

Which lawn care business logo would you choose?

At first glance, you would think choosing a lawn care business logo would be easy. Just pick the one that for whatever reason, stands out to you. Maybe the color, maybe the boldness, maybe the way it looks on your truck. But as we will see in this discussion there is more to choosing a [...]