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Year: 2020

Women in Landscape Network Virtual Networking Series Takeaways

Since August, the NALP Women in Landscape Network powered by Bayer has hosted over a dozen meetings via Zoom in conjunction with their new Virtual Networking Series. The WILN Leadership Team has worked to develop timely, relevant, and interesting offerings, and cultivate a variety of speakers and formats, including presentations by industry veterans and open […]

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Setting the Path for Sales Success with Kirk Armstrong: Episode 30 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In the 30th episode of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus III, system architect at Include Software, Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, Luke Melograno, production coordinator at Mariani Landscape and Macey Wollenberg, an account manager with LandCare, talk with Kirk Armstrong from Armstrong Sales Coaching. Armstrong is a graduate of […]

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Top 10 Stories of 2020

To say that 2020 has been an interesting year is an understatement. However, through it all the industry has found ways to thrive despite the challenges. As the year winds down, let’s take a look at the top 10 most popular stories for 2020. Based on analytics, these are the stories that were read the […]

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Utilize Your Winter Down Time for Certification

During the winter months, if your crews aren’t busy with snow care, you might be looking for ways to keep them engaged and involved. Working to get your team Landscape Industry Certified is one way to make the most of the slower months while providing professional development opportunities for your employees. “This is the time […]

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Level Up: Affiliated Grounds Maintenance Group, Inc.’s Safety Record Helps Land Clients

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. Affiliated Grounds Maintenance Group, Inc. (AGMG) based in Lake City, Pennsylvania, was founded in 1998 and has a presence in over 39 states by working with over 5,000 affiliate partners. AGMG boasts of a contractor retention […]

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How I Do It: The Business Case for Brine

If you offer snow and ice removal services during the winter months, chances are you’ve heard of contractors using brine. This tool has been touted as a solution to use less rock salt, but it has also been met with skepticism. Here to clear up some of the mysteries surrounding liquid brine are two companies […]

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Why KPI? Tracking, Understanding and Utilizing Your Numbers with Miles Kuperus: Episode 29 of Growing in the Green Industry Podcast

In the 29th episode of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench, Luke Melograno, production coordinator at Mariani Landscape and Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape interview their fellow host, Miles Kuperus, system architect at Include Software.  Kuperus grew up in a family landscaping business, Farmside Landscaping & […]

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Landscape Safety: Mitigating Slips and Falls for Employees This Winter

Snow removal companies are well-aware of the threats slips and falls pose their business and the repercussions that may occur if a customer slips. But what about the crews out clearing the property when it’s at its slipperiest? While the majority of the time your crews will be able to clear a property in the […]

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SiteRecon Allows Mainscape to Save Time and Earn More on Each Bid

Sponsored Content Mainscape, based in Fishers, Indiana, started using SiteRecon in July 2020 and since then they have saved 1,200 hours in sales times. Their closing rate has doubled to 20 percent as well and some of their bids have been optimized by more than $150,000 per contract. SiteRecon is an online platform that automatically […]

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FMC True Champions Program Helps Smaller Lawn Care Companies

What is the FMC True Champions program? The FMC True Champions program is an end-user rewards program built upon three pillars: Rebates and Rewards, Business Building Solutions, and Industry Commitment. Lawn care operators can not earn valuable rebates on FMC products through various programs, they also have access to valuable resources to grow their business, as […]

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