Great deals on new mowers might be tempting, but be conservative. CLIP Software walks you through not getting ahead of yourself with lawn equipment.
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.
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.
Understanding the legal ramifications of starting a company is important. CLIP Software explains the different business types recognized by the governement.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
At the beginning of the partnership, take a moment to step back and think logically. Ask your partner what you’ll need to do if you decide to undo this partnership. Decide who will owe money, who they’ll owe the money to, and how much they’ll owe so that you can dissolve the partnership.
How can you tell when an employee has maxed out? Learning your employees' limits I thought a lot about this many years ago, and this little scenario came to mind. Let's say I hire a brand new employee into my company. I go to them and ask them to go [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
CLIP Lawn Care in Murfreesboro just started this season and we've been growing and learning. Here is what we've learned about what it's like to start up a company in a brand new area. Here are some of the things we found out in our new branch, and how we've [...]
How much do you pay yourself in salary as an owner of your company? Do you take a percentage of the revenues? Do you have a set salary with a raise every few years based on profits? Alternatively, even worse, do you share the business account with your personal account and [...]
These days, most people shell out at least $10,000 to start a company or sign up for just as much debt or more! Then if the season takes longer than you expected to get going, they are left in a lurch. Here at CLIP, we always recommend avoiding debt - [...]
Winter is a great time to decide whether you're ready to hire your first employee. It's also a great time to decide whether it's worth it! Green Industry companies across the board claim that employees are their biggest headache. A one-person show can only grow so big though - unless you [...]
Are you the company know-it-all at the office? Are you sick of answering the same questions over and over again? Do you find that you are always searching your email for information? How many times a day do your employees ask you questions that you've already answered within the past [...]