Category Archives: Business Advice & Stories

11 Tips to Get the Most Out of Conferences

  Just in time for LANDSCAPES 2017, NALP Consultant member and conference speaker, Jeffrey Scott, MBA, is an author, business coach, hall-of-fame consultant, and expert in growth and profit maximization in the lawn & landscape industry. MAKE FRIENDS FIRST. I have … Continue reading

Posted in Business Advice & Stories | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on 11 Tips to Get the Most Out of Conferences

3 Questions to Ask to Get the Right Customers

Article Author Alison Blobner is the Director of Marketing & Sales for LandOpt, an NALP Consultant Member firm. Even though some buying experiences are happening more and more on the web these days, that isn’t as true in our industry.  … Continue reading

Posted in Business Advice & Stories | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on 3 Questions to Ask to Get the Right Customers

NALP Offices Get a Green Wall

You would assume that when the National Association of Landscape Professionals moved to newly designed offices, they would showcase members’ work, right? What was missing from our new offices?  A green wall!  And Interior plantscape experts Chris Raimondi, LIC of … Continue reading

Posted in Business Advice & Stories, Industry Events | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on NALP Offices Get a Green Wall

Protect Yourself From Employee Embezzlement

Author Monica Muir, of  Muir & Associates is an NALP consultant member.  How safe is your business from fraud? While many worry about someone hacking into their systems, you’re more likely to experience embezzlement by a trusted employee.  About 28% of … Continue reading

Posted in Business Advice & Stories | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Protect Yourself From Employee Embezzlement

Display Ad Retargeting is Better

Author, Alain Parcan, Director of Marketing for Market Hardware, Inc., and NALP consultant, shares his advice on digital advertising.  In the constantly evolving world of Web Marketing, can your business really afford to overspend on an outdated Web Marketing strategy … Continue reading

Posted in Business Advice & Stories | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Display Ad Retargeting is Better

5 Quick Tips to Improve Your Efficiency

In August, the NALP Field Trip with Marty Grunder headed to Atlanta to HighGrove Partners where 135 landscape and lawn care company leaders got together for 3-days of networking, education and a facility tour at HighGrove Partners. There were so … Continue reading

Posted in Business Advice & Stories | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on 5 Quick Tips to Improve Your Efficiency

How to Reverse Employee Burnout

Author Glenn Bertha, is a Success Coach with LandOpt an NALP consultant member.  It is estimated that the mental and physical effects of burnout cost employers between $125 billion and $190 billion annually. There’s no doubt: employee burnout is a problem. And, … Continue reading

Posted in Business Advice & Stories | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on How to Reverse Employee Burnout

8 Non-Traditional Ways to Find Landscape Employees

Author Jenn Myers is NALP’s Director of Workforce Development and she spent years recruiting candidates for placement in the industry’s top firms.  The search for landscape and lawn care employees can feel like it is a 24/7 job.  Are you … Continue reading

Posted in Business Advice & Stories, Landscape Careers | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on 8 Non-Traditional Ways to Find Landscape Employees

3 Reasons Why Your Business Needs an Email Newsletter

Author Alain Parcan, NALP consultant member, and Director of Marketing for Market Hardware, Inc., shares his reasons why you should be sending out an email newsletter. Since its introduction, email has evolved from an efficient form of online communication to … Continue reading

Posted in Business Advice & Stories | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment