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Business Smarts: Offering Financing for Clients

Oftentimes when a consumer is making a sizable purchase for a house, a car or other investment, they look for financing to help make the cost more manageable. Yet frequently, landscaping companies opt not to offer their customers any financing options, believing this is best left to the banks to handle. However, offering financing has […]

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Business Smarts: Implementing Budget Billing

Depending on your lawn or landscape company’s location, how seasonal the business is will vary but no matter where you’re located being able to secure recurring revenue over 12 months is always ideal. It may sound like a no-brainer to implement budget billing for your landscape company to improve cash flow, but planning and certain […]

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How North Point Outdoors Handles Cash Flow & Labor Challenges

During his transition from high school to college, Andrew Pelkey started mowing residential lawns to help make ends meet. By his sophomore year, he had around 40 or 50 residential lawn accounts and decided to leave school to pursue landscaping full-time. By the end of year two, he was running a landscape and snow plow […]

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How to Fix Your Landscape Business Cash Flow Issues

What’s the life blood of any lawn and landscape business? Cash flow. You use the money that comes in from customers or other means to buy equipment, and pay expenses and employees. Of course, you want positive cash flow, which allows you to make new investments, such as hiring more employees or opening another location. […]

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5 Ways to Get Paid Faster and Stay Cash Flow Positive

64% of small businesses suffer from late payments, and landscape business owners are no exception. On a recent NALP webinar, David Tulkin, of Fundbox, share some tips on how to get paid faster and stay cash-flow positive this year. He suggests: Proper time tracking. Manage operations effectively by ensuring you have proper time tracking in […]

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10 Steps to Better Cash Flow

Most businesses monitor cash pretty closely but everyone seems to have their own system. NALP Consultant member, Monica Muir, discussed this and more in her NALP webinar QuickBooks Tools and Strategies for Better Cash Flow.  The webinar is now available in the archives. Here are Monica’s 10 ways to help you monitor and/or improve cash flow. 1.Monitor […]

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