The end goal for any company isn’t just to become profitable, it’s staying profitable.

There are many areas where a company can reduce overhead and increase profit. For example, hiring employees with H-2B Visas can maximize the work while minimizing expenditures. If you go that route, it’s crucial to know the proper process for applying to get workers with H-2B Visas.

With CLIP software, we take the hard part out. For instance, you can track employee efficiency on each individual assignment. When you’ve got more efficient employees on larger assignments, you’re reducing the wear and tear of your equipment. We also help you get to each job quicker, so you’re spending less on travel expenses.

It’s also important to know when to raise and lower your prices, as well as whether it’s beneficial for your company to allow ACH payments.

Not only will these business tips help you in becoming profitable, they also help ensure your company stays profitable.

How To Determine Which Customers To Raise Lawn Care Prices For

How To Determine Which Customers To Raise Lawn Care Prices For Last month we talked about how raising lawn care prices can actually hurt your bottom line by causing your customers to get new bids which leaves you possibly losing your most profitable properties and keeping the worst ones. You might [...]

How to Use Instagram Stories: A Simple Guide for Lawn Care Companies

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 [...]

Should I Raise Lawn Care Prices At The Beginning Of My Season?

Most consultants and lawn care business blogs will tell you to raise lawn care prices every year. It makes sense on paper, if I raise my prices by 5%, I should get 5% more revenue, and since my costs don’t change, I should be able to see 5% more on [...]

Snow Plowing — Living Through Feast And Famine

Snow plowing tends to be feast or famine — it might be 60 degrees on New Years Day one year, and you might have 2 feet of snow the next year. How can you still make money while maintaining all that expensive snow removal equipment? We recommend doing what the ski resorts do [...]

4 Secrets To Extreme Profits In Your Lawn Care Business – Systems

McDonald’s, Starbucks, and other franchises can have locations all over the world and offer a similar experience no matter which one you visit. They’re able to do this because they have systems in place that can be used by the average person when they’re hired. […]

5 Reasons Why You Still Need A Business Phone

These days it feels like we should be able to handle all of our communication via apps, text message, and email, but you still need to set up and manage a business phone system. 5 Reasons Why You Still Need A Business Phone In 2017 1. Likely 20% or more [...]

GIE+EXPO 2017 — The Largest Show Yet

This was my first year at GIE+EXPO and it did not disappoint. The folks over at GIE were Tweeting for days, giving little facts about the show. — How large the space is, how many miles you would walk if you saw everything, even how many basketball courts would fit [...]

Would GPS Tracking Lead to Increased Productivity?

Are you considering GPS tracking to keep tabs on your crews? With technology expanding it seems that there are almost endless options to do so these days. You can have instant updates, notifications when they leave an area, reports about where they’ve been, and on and on. As the list [...]

4 Ways To Get Better Reviews For Your Lawn Care Company

Reviews have a significant effect on your local (think searching maps) search engine optimization efforts. Here are some tips for getting your local search engine optimization started for your lawn care business. If you search for "Lawn care Frederick, MD" you'll see that the top results have reviews filled out. [...]

Solar Landscape Projects For Off-Season Work

As we get to the end of the year business owners and individuals start thinking about how to lower their tax bills! One way that your customers can do that is by installing solar. They'll get the benefit of renewable energy, and possible lower electrical costs, and a sizeable Federal [...]

Lawn Care Businesses And The Minimum Effective Dose

What does swinging a kettlebell have to do with business? I read The Four Hour Body by Tim Ferris. In the book, he introduced a really important concept called the “Minimum Effective Dose”. If you use this concept in business it can help you focus on the things that really [...]

Lawn Conditions In CLIPxe: Upselling To Customers – Webinar

In this webinar, Dave goes over Lawn conditions in CLIPxe. The lawn conditions function can be used to upsell services to customers, notify customers about issues with their lawns, and record problems that are unrelated to the service that you provide. Capturing Emails Can Make Your Business Easier Capturing an [...]

1st secret to Extreme Profit (Part 1)

Dave goes over why you need to track your revenue (who pays me the most?) How do you track job revenue per hour and use that information to transform your landscape company. http://clip.wistia.com/medias/z79enot6s0?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=600

Stand out from your competitors!!

How do you stand out from your landscaper competitors? Most customers ignore advertising and marketing, how do you get them to look at your marketing pieces? Don't be another "total lawn care", or "Green..." make your company stick in customers minds! http://clip.wistia.com/medias/wxu19xgvcs?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=600

How Reports Work In CLIPxe – Part 2 Webinar

Learn about job costing, contract comparison, and other reports in CLIPxe that tell you where you are making money, and where you are losing money. Inspect What You Expect In part one of this webinar, we talked about how to measure success. Using reports in CLIP can help you determine [...]