Now that you've got your lawn care company started, how do you get your first customers? CLIP Software has some tricks to help you get started fast.
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.
You've decided to start your own lawn care business, you picked your business type, and now what? CLIP helps you decide when and where to get started.
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.
Understanding the legal ramifications of starting a company is important. CLIP Software explains the different business types recognized by the governement.
Small jobs are simple to estimate, but larger jobs could take hours. CLIP Software has options to make it more cost effective to bid on lawn care jobs.
From startup costs to dealing with labor, every business has it's obstables. CLIP Software shows you the advantages of owning a lawn maintenance business.
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 [...]
The offseason is the perfect time to evaluate what you did last year and plan for the next year. For CLIP Lawn care that means calculating our costs per man hour for the previous year, and forecasting your hourly costs for next year. As you grow you need something to [...]
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 [...]
Can My Lawn Care Company Hire Workers With H-2B Visas? (Three Steps to Hire H-2B Workers During the Shortage)
If you're unfamiliar with H-2B labor, it's a visa that you can get to bring in foreign workers to do seasonal temporary work that American workers don't want to do.
You've probably heard quite a lot about this on the news, especially since we're coming off of the holiday season. However, for this industry, our busiest time is coming soon.
Let's talk about using GPS trackers in your lawn care business. The Hard Sell on GPS devices You've seen the ads. You've likely had an encounter with the pushy salesperson. They probably hit you with the hard sell, too. "Just think! You can hide it out of sight, they'll never [...]
I know that even though it's March, a lot of you still have snow, and it's probably starting to feel like Spring will never come. However, you should view the snow as a blessing, because you'll have a little extra time to get your records in order and manage the [...]
It's almost springtime and that means you're going to be doing spring cleanups soon. That's a good thing because usually they're very profitable. In fact I know a couple of companies that all they do is spring and fall cleanups and they don't mow grass. We've been talking about piecework [...]
Delegation. I often joke with people that my spiritual gift is delegation. I like to tell people what to do and give them the power to do it. Delegation is an essential thing because unless you want to continue to do what you're doing and be involved in every different [...]