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The Mike Andes Show

Learn how to start and run a successful business! LandscapeBusinessCourse.com These podcast episodes are short, digestible, actionable tips to get your business off the ground and become successful. The show includes interviews with landscapers, small business owners, and entrepreneurs that are looking to grow their business. Mike Andes gives LIVE advice and consulting to REAL business owners. Get tips on how to advertise your business, hire the right employees, and scale your company! Mike Andes is the host of the show. In three years he took Augusta Lawn Care from 0 to $100K/month in revenue... and now has 90+ franchised locations around North America!
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Apr 11, 2018

Overhead costs are the hidden costs that most landscapers never think about. Here is how you can integrate them into your estimating process and make sure you are generating a healthy profit!

 

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Apr 1, 2018

Your next 8-10 weeks determine the profitability for the rest of the year! Here are some tips to capitalize on the Spring Rush of clients, estimates, and contacts...

 

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Mar 27, 2018

In this episode, I discuss the value of upsetting maintenance clients. We show an example of how to triple the value of a customer by upsetting landscaping, lawn treatments, property cleanups, and more!

 

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Mar 19, 2018

On this episode, we talk about 3 different types of trucks and 3 different types of trailers... The pros and cons of each. I also share what we use at my company in terms of trucks and trailers.

 

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Mar 10, 2018

In this episode, I give a detailed story of how I got into the landscaping industry and how I have grown my business since.

 

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Feb 27, 2018

This is a marketing strategy that gets your brand in front of new home buyers. These individuals are in need of advice and your services. Using Zillow.com you can reach this gold mine of business.

 

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Feb 22, 2018

In this episode, I talk to a landscape business owner about marketing and how to grow his business. I focus on how he can grow the lifetime value of his existing customer base. New customers are not always the BEST customers!

 

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Feb 18, 2018

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Feb 6, 2018

How do you scale your business? You start to work ON the business not IN the business. Today, we talk about the STEPS to get there since it can take some time. There are 4 distinct job positions you as the owner need to evolve through.

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Feb 4, 2018

On today's show I do a demonstration of how you should be planning your business growth for the upcoming year. This episode should be WATCHED on YouTube or Facebook. 

 

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Jan 28, 2018

Today, we take a DEEP dive on a very simple topic. Your profit margin. We need to stop bragging about our revenue growth and start thinking about the bottom line... Take a deep dive, all the way down to the bottom line!

 

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Jan 23, 2018

Today, I share two things SOLO landscape business owners must think about if they want to grow their business.

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Jan 16, 2018

Today, I show you two documents that we use in our business to run more efficiently. One is the paperwork we use for project management and the other is the estimate form we use for 12 month maintenance contracts.

Jan 2, 2018

This is a MUST-LISTEN for all landscape entrepreneurs!

Get geared up for 2018 and create a strategy and plan to dominate your market in 2018!

Jan 1, 2018

The last part of this three part series outlines 3 ways you can differentiate yourself from the competition after the job has been done.

Dec 31, 2017

How can you separate yourself from the competition? There are sometimes dozens of other landscape companies competing for the work you need to grow your business. We go over two ways that can differentiates your business from all the others.

Dec 20, 2017

Warning: this episode is chopped up advice and has a lopped sided perspective.... but it brings a balance to our industry. Should you buy a big mower, skid steer, excavator???

Dec 15, 2017

Is your business anti-fragile? Is it resilient and nimble or can it be broken easily? If you got injured would the business stop? If the economy tanked would you survive? Learn how to dominate in times of adversity instead of contract and retreat.

Dec 6, 2017

This episode is a BIG announcement! I am doing a FREE webinar for all listeners of the podcast. In this episode of the podcast, I share what I have been up to with my business and share details about the webinar. To sign up just text "LANDSCAPEBUSINESS" to "44222"

Nov 14, 2017

You might have lots of customers, but are you creating a profitable company? The caller today has 70+ clients but I want to see a higher average ticket/invoice $$ each month.

Oct 25, 2017

Ron is starting his lawn care business... but its almost WINTER!? Yep, and he doesn't have money to burn on marketing... but it's still possible!

Oct 25, 2017

Tim is a course member and tells his story of going from homeless to landscape business owner. Mike shares how he can go about scaling up his business by 200% or more next year.

Oct 15, 2017

Should you charge by-the-hour or by-the-job? The debate continues today on the show.

Sep 26, 2017

Don't get romantic about the marketing methods you have used in the past 10 years, 10 months, or 10 days! Constantly be looking for the areas that are priced low and have a great ROI.... keep tasting! Facebook is good, Google is good, but what about flyers, what about radio?

Sep 20, 2017

Tired of long, unprofitable winters? Today, I give some insight on what you can do to grow your business and MAKE MONEY during the "slow" months of a "seasonal" business like landscaping.

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