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.

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 [...]

Eye On The Future – Webinar

What reports should you prepare, how can you get ready for this year? Some of the CLIP staff help you figure out what to focus on. Does Quality matter the most to you? Should you focus on lowering your Price, or make sure that your phones are manned 100% of [...]

Management By Measurement – Webinar

How do you manage your company? How do you get better results out of your company? Dave Sr. has managed multiple companies and employees. He gives tips about running your business, delegation, and measuring your results. You Get What You Inspect, Not What You Expect If you measure it, it [...]

Create Your Lawn Care Marketing Plan – Promotion Part 2

Promotion can be done in so many ways in the Green Industry! You can market to customers through an online presence, as we mentioned last week, through advertising, signs, local markets and festivals, passing out flyers door-to-door, and in so many other ways! When you decide the best ways to promote [...]

Create Your Lawn Care Marketing Plan – Promotion Part 1

Promotion is the last step in your marketing plan, but also the most involved! Now that you got your products/services list together, determined your prices, and decided what area you want to work in - it's time to promote your company. This is often the hardest step because it involves [...]

Create Your Lawn Care Marketing Plan – Place

What place do you want to work in? In making our marketing plans for the new year we have discussed the products that you want to sell and the price that you want to sell them for. Now it's time to decide where you want to sell these products! Knowing [...]

Create Your Lawn Care Marketing Plan – Price

In setting up your marketing plan for 2016, having a price list is key! Now that you have determined what your product is that you're selling, you need to know what money you need to make for selling that product/service. Determine Your Man Hour Rating: Your first step in making the [...]

Create Your Lawn Care Marketing Plan – Product

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. So [...]

Why Your Lawn Care Business Needs Business Insurance

Ever wondered whether you really need to get business insurance for your company?  We don't!  If you don't have business insurance now, it should be your #1 priority to get before the new year! Real-life Stories From "Lawn Maintenance and the Beautiful Business":  Progressive Insurance has a short list of [...]

Should A Lawn Care Company Discount Fall Clean Ups?

When you reach the end of the season, it's tempting to consider discounting your services to extend your season or to reach that end of year sales figure you created last January. You might be wondering why you can't get more of your customers to purchase Fall cleanups, and debating [...]

How To Prove To Your Customer That Their Lawn Maintenance Was Done

Sometimes in the Fall when the grass isn't growing as fast, or the wind just blew a pile of leaves down 5 minutes after your guys did a leaf cleanup a customer might ask you to prove that you were there. Your knee jerk reaction might be, "Fine; you're fired!" However, [...]

Turning a Profit with CLIP Lawn Care Business Software

Understanding the Difference Between Income and Profitability in Your Lawn Care Business If you're looking to make a profit in lawn care, it's critical that you know how to read your financial statements. It's vital to know what you're data's telling you before you make decisions that impact your company. [...]

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