Articles in this volume include:
On Contractors’ Minds - Landscape contractors discuss the issues most affecting them today, and what they plan to do about them.
Jump Your Company to the Next Level - It’s easy to get stuck at the 10-employee mark. Three landscape contractors who’ve been there offer some advice.
Top Ways Landscape Contractors Lose Money - Poor internal project management, poorly executed marketing plans, poor management of employees, poor use of technology, poor management of cash flow
Six Invaluable Financial Reports to Help You Lead Your Company - Tips from contracting expert Brad Humphrey
Sales Process for Selling Hardscapes - Contractors use paver patios and other hardscape elements to help encourage homeowners to upgrade existing landscaping.
Time to Make Your Website Mobile-Friendly - How lawn care and landscaping contractors can keep up with the trend of more consumers switching from computers to smartphones and tablets.
Why Most Landscape Company Branding Falls Flat - Follow these steps to create a lasting brand that helps put “value” on the table with customers.
Online Billing Pleases Customers, Wife, and Contractor Himself - Best practices from Tennessee contractor Ken Hennebert
Creating Job Descriptions - Creating job descriptions for the three main “work” areas of a landscape company
Crew Chief as Chief Complaint Resolver - Proper training, communication, documentation and support can help your crew foremen play a pivotal role in preventing client concerns from blowing up into complaints.
SAFETY TIP - How To Guard Against Cuts and Amputations
4 Ways to Become a Better Manager - Useful advice for landscape company owners, managers and foremen
Profits in Turf and Pavement - EA Outdoor Services started in landscaping and snow removal, but has since built an equally impressive Asphalt Services business.