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.

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 [...]

Guide To Lawn Care End Of Year Proposals

Ready to play the waiting game on proposals again this year? You already figured out your pricing that you need next year (See this article to calculate your man hour rating). The next step you have to go through is the hassle of creating new estimates/proposals.  If you have been following our [...]

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. [...]

Make Your Lawn Care Business Stand Out From The Rest

Have you ever seen a neon green truck? How would you feel about years of advertising for only $1000-$2000? How about thousands of local people viewing your advertisement that makes you stand out? Don’t you think you’d do a double take?  One of the best ways to market yourself in the green [...]