Instagram Stories can be a massive boon to your lawn care business. Used correctly, it could be one of your most significant social media marketing tools.
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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, [...]
We've made some significant updates to CLIPitc in the last couple of months and I wanted to take a moment to highlight them. If you're a CLIPitc user, you'll have seen the red dot above "New" in the very top menu. This indicates that some changes were made in [...]
In February, we'll offer a four week series of classes that will walk you through how to use both CLIPitc and CLIPxe in their entirety. Let us help you get the most out of CLIP so that you can shave some hours off your week and be as profitable as [...]
Instagram Stories came along last August and what seemed initially like Instagram trying to copy SnapChat has quickly become one of the most popular new social media tools to drop in the past few years. Stories can be a massive boon to your lawn care business. What better way to [...]
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Do you know which customers make you the most revenue? When you know who your most profitable customers are, you can make your other customers profitable as well. This post is the third post in our series "4 Secrets To Extreme Profit". You can go back and check out "The Perfect [...]
Do You Have Trouble Motivating Your Team? Last week we discussed the first secret to extreme profit — The Perfect Customer. This week we'll tackle the next step; motivate your employees to strive towards excellence by using piecework. 2nd Secret To Extreme Profit — Motivation Here at CLIP, we get calls all the [...]
Who is your perfect customer? It's the offseason, and that can be the perfect time to take a step back and reevaluate your business. Dave Tucker has been in the Green Industry for decades and seen lawn companies of all shapes and sizes thrive and fail. In his research of [...]