When you get down to it, everyone’s in business for one reason – to make a profit.

Here, we’re going to talk about what exactly you can do to make your company more profitable, and these are arguably our most important tips. We’ll discuss the importance of and how to get the most out of your CLIP subscription, man hours versus piecework, creating loyalty among your customers, properly routing your jobs to increase productivity, and more.

The posts in this section will change the entire way your company runs. You’ll be more efficient, you’ll be less stressed, and most importantly, you’ll learn how to increase your profits.

Routing Your Lawn Maintenance Jobs Efficiently

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 [...]

Are You Getting The Most Out Of Your CLIP Subscription?

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 [...]

Managing Spring Contracts In Your Lawn Care Business

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 [...]

The Pros and Cons Of Surcharges In Lawn Care

Considering the pros and cons of surcharges; yes, you make more money, especially with something like fuel. It's obvious, it's public, people drive past the gas station, and they see the price. It's an understandable expense that you could probably get away with adding to a bill.

On the other hand, creating customer loyalty can't be undervalued. Creating a nice, even, and boring business has a lot to be said for it.

Which Lawn Service Customers Should I Raise Prices For?

Which lawn service customers should I raise prices for? A Tale Of Two Customers Let's say you have a customer called Maryland Institute for Education. They're a bit of a commercial customer. When you do the job costing report in CLIP, you find out that you're making$65 per man, per [...]

Getting Help When Dealing With Collections

You have a full schedule each day — managing operations, running your crews, making your customers happy, handling emergencies, etc. This likely leaves you with little time for other things that come up. Something you likely don't have time for is collections. Collections Collections are necessary for any business and managing the process [...]

How Does Utilizing ACH Payments In CLIPitc Help Your Business?

Last year we entered a new stage of our partnership with BluePay and we’re incredibly excited to point out that you may accept ACH payments, via BluePay, from your customers. As you dig into your season, it may be a good time to see how you can automate parts of [...]

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. […]

4 Secrets To Extreme Profits In Your Lawn Care Business — Motivation

Do You Have Trouble Motivating Your Team? Last week we discussed the first secret to extreme profit — The Perfect Customer. This week we'll tackle the next step; motivate your employees to strive towards excellence by using piecework. 2nd Secret To Extreme Profit — Motivation Here at CLIP, we get calls all the [...]

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 [...]