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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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Aug 22, 2019

On this episode, I talk about 4 different reason why you SHOULD use debt to leverage the growth of your business... and then I drop a MASSIVE disclaimer to warn you against the downside of using loans.

 

This episode is sponsored by Jobber. Go to getjobber.com/im/andes to get 20% off your first 6 months.

Aug 14, 2019

On this episode we talk about what a foreman should be responsible for and whether or not your should hire a new employee late in the Summer.

 

This episode is sponsored by Jobber. Go to getjobber.com/im/andes to get 20% off your first 6 months.

Aug 14, 2019

On this episode we talk about creating systems for your estimate process so that you can make consistent profit margins.

 

This episode is sponsored by Jobber. Go to getjobber.com/im/andes to get 20% off your first 6 months.

Aug 7, 2019

Here are the three steps to start working ON your business, instead of IN it! Also, a limited time offer is given for the first 10 Augusta Lawn Care franchisees to receive a massive discount!

Go to AugustaLawnCareServices.com/franchise for more information.

This episode is sponsored by Jobber. Go to getjobber.com/im/andes to get 20% off your first 6 months.

Jul 29, 2019
 
Today, I answer question about Team culture... how to create it, how to change it, and why it is so important to the sustainability of your landscape business.

 

Sponsored by Jobber. Go to getjobber.com/im/andes to get 20% off your first 6 months.

 

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Jul 19, 2019

In today's show, I answer several questions... including tips about advertising during the Summer months and if residential mowing is better than commercial.

 

Sponsored by Jobber. Go to getjobber.com/im/andes to get 20% off your first 6 months.

 

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Jul 16, 2019

Liz and Loni work at Augusta Lawn Care in the office. Today, you will get a sample of the 3 hour webinar they did for Pro+ members and future franchisees.

 

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Jul 7, 2019

Today, I answer Sam's questions about dealing with massive growth in his business. How do you train Customer to buy from the "business" instead of you "the owner"?

 

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Jul 2, 2019

Today, I answer questions and discuss what the average % profit margins are for mowing, landscaping, irrigation, and fertilization services.

 

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Jun 23, 2019

Q&A Session covering a variety of topics in the lawn care industry.

 

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Jun 7, 2019

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May 28, 2019

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May 5, 2019

The Spring rush is in full swing and yet your bank balance is dwindling! Here are a few ideas for fixing your cash flow problems!

 

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May 5, 2019

You asked, I answered. On this video, I answer a couple dozen questions from landscapers about how to make their business better.

 

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Apr 1, 2019

There are two things that keep solo operators from their first hire. There are two things that keep small businesses from getting bigger. There are two things keeping you from building the business you've always wanted.

1.) Being Distracted from Sales

2.) Failing to Delegate

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Mar 7, 2019

Everyday I get asked how to get new commercial jobs. The answer is always "get to know the property managers." 

Here are two ways to get your foot in the door with the property managers:

1.) Face to face networking

2.) Blind estimates

 

 

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Feb 24, 2019

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The Spring rush is just around the corner! You will get swamped with calls, leads, and new business. The question is: ARE YOU READY? DO you have the systems in place to CAPITALIZE on the Spring rush and grow your business to the next level? Here are 4 ways to make sure you are ready to take advantage of the next few months.

 

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Feb 20, 2019

Here are my thoughts on whether or not you should hire an office manager. Are calling services worth the money?

 

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Feb 17, 2019

Are you tired of callbacks and Customer service nightmares? Here are two things we did to reduce our complaint volume dramatically:

1.) push accountability to the front-line Team members

2.) implement the "Yellow-Slip" system

 

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Feb 8, 2019

Most lawn care businesses start in a garage... then they grow... and move into a storage building. When should you build a shop and get an office building?

 

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Jan 24, 2019

In the past couple days I have interviewed over 20 candidates. Here are four tips I have learned to make finding new Team members efficient and effective.

PS - BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: We are building a training facility for landscape business owners and your staff!

 

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Jan 11, 2019

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Jan 6, 2019

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Dec 26, 2018

On this 100th episode, I give a straight heart-to-heart talk to lawn care and landscaping business owners about starting and building their business. I talk about what "entrepreneurs" in the lawn care industry are doing wrong... specifically, a YouTuber lawn care business owner that recently failed.

 

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Dec 24, 2018

Doing peer-to-peer reviews can be an amazing way to improve your Team productivity and culture. If you are willing to get honest feedback, this could change your business and you as a CEO for ever!

 

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