Starting your own business can be a daunting task. CLIP Software gives you three reasons to start a lawn care company of your own.
Most business owners don’t have a B.S. in Business Management or Marketing – they learn from experience! Experience is always the best teacher of life – but it can be handy to review some of those business tools as you prepare to have an even better season next year. Below […]
Systems are what make your company run, whether you intentionally build them or not.
Maybe lawn care isn’t ALL about speed, but we both know that speed and efficiency are the top priority when you are watching your man hours.
Save yourself hours a week by routing efficiently When you first started your lawn company, you probably took any job that you could. Likely, it didn’t matter where the job was located in your town. That’s what you have to do sometimes when you first start. To make it the […]
It may not feel like it but the spring madness is getting ready to slow down but it is. And that’s a perfect time to iron out your systems and focus on your profits as the season rolls on. Knowing your employee efficiency, man hour ratings, and revenue reports can […]
The Benefits of Using Account Updater for Your Recurring Billing Customers As a lawn care or field service business owner, it’s not uncommon to put your regular customers on a recurring billing schedule. Doing so allows you to easily accept payments in the future — without requiring your customers to […]
What sort of winter work do you typically do to get you through those cold months? Are you afraid of losing good employees? Maybe you’re just scared of cabin fever. Either way, these tips will hopefully give you some ideas of what you can do during the long winter months. […]
We’ve been talking about raising prices on your customers, the importance of job costing, and contracts. So now we’re going to get to the next step; how do we actually do the job costing? This is probably the easiest topic, but it’s the main thing you will need to determine […]
Which lawn service customers should I raise prices for? A Tale Of Two Customers Let’s say you have a customer called Maryland Institute for Education. They’re a bit of a commercial customer. When you do the job costing report in CLIP, you find out that you’re making$65 per man, per […]
You operate in the same neighborhoods all the time, sometimes weekly, and that makes them the best place to market your lawn care business locally. That’s a ton of time your crews spend in a specific area, making impressions on neighbors and customers alike. Also, if you can attract more […]
You have a full schedule each day — managing operations, running your crews, making your customers happy, handling emergencies, etc. This likely leaves you with little time for other things that come up. Something you likely don’t have time for is collections. Collections Collections are necessary for any business and managing the process […]
The lifeblood of a small business is word of mouth. These days, word of mouth doesn’t just extend to the folks you interact with personally, it’s also your extended reach on social media. If a customer wants to figure out what local business to use for their lawn care needs, […]
With the season upon us and H2B remaining a swamp, you may be in a position in which you’re trying to find good employees. It can be a difficult task, so we wanted to help you out. 4 Steps To Finding Good Employees For Your Lawn Care Company Whether you’re ready […]
Today we’re introducing the CLIPitc Affiliate Program. This program is available to everyone and will offer our current customers and those who are close to the green industry a chance to make some extra money by recommending CLIPitc to others. For over 30 years, we’ve served and worked alongside our customers. […]
We’ve talked a bit about how to get your social media on point around here. Your customers (current and potential) spend a ton of time looking at their phones. In fact, most people check out a company’s social media sites during their decision-making process. It’s vital that you keep it […]
Last year we entered a new stage of our partnership with BluePay and we’re incredibly excited to point out that you may accept ACH payments, via BluePay, from your customers. As you dig into your season, it may be a good time to see how you can automate parts of […]
This article was written by Ryan Marshall and originally appeared in the Frederick News Post. For Dave Tucker, springtime means money. At least he hopes so. Tucker owns CLIP Lawn Care, a local lawn care and landscaping company, and when spring comes and the grass starts to grow, Tucker needs […]
CLIP is pleased to bring you this valuable information from our partner, BluePay. BluePay offers secure and integrated payment processing solutions to fit the needs of small business owners. With its fast and reliable payment processing solution, BluePay is the preferred payments vendor for CLIP. As a small business owner, […]
Setting up a Facebook page for your lawn care business can help you connect with your customers. We’re here to help with this marketing strategy.