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.
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???
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.
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"
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.
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!
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.
Should you charge by-the-hour or by-the-job? The debate continues today on the show.
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?
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.
On today's show, I answer a couple questions from LBC members about hiring, pay scales, and team building.
Some important announcements today! Dion, from Kansas City, calls in and Mike shares advice on how to grow his business. Mike shares the ONE THING you should never do -- outsource your bookkeeping and numbers!
On this episode, I talk with Christian from Mississippi. We talk about how he can scale his business using the modern business card -- the website.
This was an exclusive members only webinar for cohort #7 of the Landscape Business Course.
We are close to signing a lease for our second location... I want to share the details of the build out and cost to get the new location up and running.
GMC, Ford, Chevy, 1500, 1 ton, dually, long bed??? So many options... what type of truck is best for your landscaping business?
You can now become a course member at LandscapeBusinessCourse.com for just the cost of the software ($247)... The Coursework is now free!
Join the webinar tomorrow on attracting all-star talent and the hiring system you must have in place to retain them.
You might be making money, creating estimates, winning bids, doing marketing.... but then you ask yourself the question, " Where's all the money at?"
On this episode, Mike discusses cash flow management and how to reduce accounts receivable to take out the swings in your cash savings.
Mike takes a call from a course member, James, about his first commercial landscape maintenance estimate he is giving.
When talking with Tyler, I realized that I don't often bring a balance to the "grow fast and scale your business" mantra I usually talk about. Here is an example of when you should not buy more trucks and hire more people.
Joseph is wanting to drop out of college and go full time with his landscaping business. How does he go from 35 lawn care clients to 100 in 2017?
Big announcement today! And I share more about our landscaping products retail operation at Augusta Lawn Care (and how it compliments the service side).
Kristian is the owner of a landscaping business that does lawns and snow removal. In his second year, Kristian is looking to hire 2 crew members and get out of the field this year. We cover hiring systems, marketing tactics, and much more!
Today is a special episode where we focus on tree service... still part of the green industry but not specifically for landscaping. However, it can be a great way to create more income for your business.