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How I Do It

Greenscape Increases Sales Speed with SiteRecon

Sponsored Content Daniel Currin, CEO of Greenscape based in Raleigh, North Carolina, first became interested in SiteRecon when he realized the software offered to fully automate the measuring process of job sites. Since adding SiteRecon, Greenscape has freed up 300 hours of sales time in two months. Previously, Currin had to create a full-time internal […]

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How I Do It: Running a Company from Another Country

Many people experienced working remotely for the first time last year, but it was business as usual for Andy Blanchford, LIC, president and CEO of Blanchford Landscape Group, based in Bozeman, Montana. Blanchford runs his company currently from Germany and plans to for the next three years at least. He has also lived in Okinawa, […]

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How I Do It: Maintaining Employee Motivation

It’s natural for your employees to sometimes lose motivation, but it is your job as the company leader to step up and provide the right morale boost for your team. “It is our responsibility as leaders/coaches/managers to be aware of how our employees are feeling and intervene when we can to lift them up,” says […]

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Industry Professionals Share Their 2021 New Year’s Resolutions

Setting New Year’s resolutions is a common practice as one year ends and another begins. While typically people use the new year to set personal goals you can also use the time to set some business resolutions. Below a handful of NALP members share their professional and personal resolutions for 2021 as well as their […]

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Business Smarts: Creating a Mailing List and Checking It Twice

There are so many ways to communicate with your customer base nowadays, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the different ways you can reach them. “It’s impossible to be across every single marketing channel and do it very well,” Joseph Stark, marketing director for Ground Works Land Design, based in Cleveland, Ohio. “What I […]

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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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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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How I Do It: Balancing Quality and Growth

If your company is growing considerably geographically, you might be considering opening another branch. Launching a new location may not be hard but maintaining the same level of quality can be a challenge without the proper procedures in place. Several companies who have spread their branches to different areas share tips on how to balance […]

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Level Up: Belknap Landscape Company, Inc. Is Committed to Doing Things Right

Our Level Up series shares the strategies that help landscape and lawn care companies get to the next level. Belknap Landscape Company, Inc., based in Gilford, New Hampshire, is currently working toward reaching the $10 million revenue mark, which they feel might be their sweet spot. “We’ve always strived to be small enough that employees […]

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Expand Your Thinking with the Innovation and Technology Forum

Did you miss the Innovation and Technology Forum yesterday? There’s still time to view the full event with the All-Access Pass. You can log in to the virtual platform any time between now and Nov. 17, 2021, to watch the recorded sessions. If you’re curious about what all was covered, here are some of the […]

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