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Anatomy of Great Customer Service For Landscaping Companies

How many times have you heard the phrase ‘customer is the king’? We’re just going to go one step ahead and say ‘customer service’ is the God! Great brands are built on great customer service. Happy customers mean a thriving business, and the landscaping industry is no different. Customer service is one of the major…
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Work From Home for Early-Stage Startups: the Good, the Bad & the Beautiful

As I sit down with my morning coffee in the corner of my bedroom, patting my potted plants while going over the notes for a meeting; I can’t help but wonder how our work has changed in this pandemic. During the past 1.5 years, it has been extremely interesting to watch people around me adjust…
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How to Choose the Right Pricing Strategy for Your Commercial Landscaping Business

One of the biggest challenges commercial landscaping businesses face is identifying the best way to price their services. Many make the mistake of prioritizing how they sell rather than how customers buy their products or services. As important as pricing is, it might not be the top consideration for a customer when he/she is evaluating…
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Automation Revolution in the Landscaping Industry

“Perhaps we should all stop for a moment and focus not only on making our AI better and more successful but also on the benefit of humanity.” Stephen Hawking (2017).  Well, we couldn’t agree more! At the end of the day, the advent of AI and automation’s aim should be for the greater good of…
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Our Four Year Journey

On this day, four years ago, we started on a journey. Our mission took time to solidify and has evolved over time and is now fairly clear: Helping Outdoor Services Businesses grow, by democratizing access to technology. I want to share my takeaways from this wonderful four-year-long journey. I want it to inspire people to…
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7 Things Exceptional Leaders Do Differently

With no dearth of leadership tactics, countless articles & leadership coaches, how is this going to be any different? This is not your average ‘How to Be a Good Leader’ article. This is to show you what separates a good leader from an influential leader. The best way to learn to be an exceptional leader…
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5 Most Important Things to do if You’ve Just Started Your Snow Management Business

Do you operate your landscaping or lawn care maintenance business round the clock for months? But then winters bring in the snow and you’re left facing a lull period? Well, it’s time to make the most out of winters by building a thriving snow business. Most residential and commercial landscaping businesses witness a dip in…
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Things Landscape Business Owners Can Buy This Independence Day Sale

As America gets ready to celebrate the declaration of independence, there is a buzz in the air! Fireworks, parades, picnics, we’re sure everyone’s getting ready to celebrate this glorious day with friends and family. This can also be an occasion for landscape owners to get something that they’ve always wanted. Buying The Best Grill For…
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Steer Clear of This Property Measurement Advice And Increase Your Team’s Efficiency

If you are in the landscaping industry, then you would be aware that the task of property measurement can be a tricky business. Especially when it comes to measuring large commercial properties and HoAs. But a lot depends on accurate measurement for correct estimation and bidding. In such a scenario, the old school ways of…
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5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Ignore Automated Property Measurements

When it comes to property measurements, the first thought that comes to mind is a huge amount of manual effort, especially when it comes to measuring large commercial properties. Add to that numerous hours and even days spent surveying the property. But now that it’s the 21st century, we’re living in the era of artificial…
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