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Accelerate: End-to-End Business Management For Your Landscape Construction & Maintenance Divisions

Sponsored content by Shiva Dhawan, CEO, Co-Founder, Attentive.ai Dealing with a business management software that falls short of supporting your construction division alongside maintenance can be frustrating. You are bogged down with manual tasks, such as clicking & drawing polygons in blueprint PDFs, endless number crunching for estimates, and haggles with inaccuracies in purchasing data. […]

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Are Commercial Autonomous Mowers Safe?

Safety is paramount in the landscape maintenance business and even when you take human operators out of the equation, you still have to consider how robotic mowers will perform around pedestrians and other obstacles. Autonomy in Mowers Versus Cars A primary concern that can keep lawn and landscape companies hesitant about implementing robotic mowers is […]

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How I Do It: Milosi Invests in R&D to Stay on the Cutting Edge

An R&D department sounds like something only multimillion-dollar corporations can afford to have, but Milosi, based in Hendersonville, Tennessee, has started a bit smaller by creating an R&D committee at the end of 2022. Taylor Milliken, owner and president of Milosi, says he’s wanted to start an R&D committee for years. “With Create and Innovate […]

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Business Smarts: Implementing Expense Management Measures

Visibility into your lawn or landscape company’s expenses is vital to ensure bad actors are not abusing your operations. For instance, fuel cards are historically hard to track as different employees might be using different cards or sharing pins when they need to fill up at the pump. An employee could easily use this lack […]

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Mariani Premier Group’s Approach to Software Integration After an M&A

When you consider growing your landscape company through mergers & acquisitions, one of your last considerations might be, “How are we going to combine our different software and technology?” Yet this is a critical step in the integration process to set your newly acquired company up for success post-merger. Mariani Premier Group has dealt this […]

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Electric Sheep Takes on Landscape Maintenance with Their AI-Powered Robots

If you’ve been keeping up with the robotic mower market, you’ve probably heard of the brand, Electric Sheep Robotics, Inc., based in San Francisco, California. While the brand initially launched as a Robots-as-a-Service (RaaS) offering, they have now pivoted to become a large-scale outdoor maintenance company powered by artificial intelligence and robotics. “We’ve spent the […]

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Simplifying Fleet Management and Maintenance

Guest Post Maintaining a fleet is a formidable undertaking with diverse and complex challenges. While the financial investment in maintaining these assets is significant, the advantages of preventive maintenance (PM) are clear. However, many organizations grapple with a seemingly simple task — maintaining a consistent maintenance routine. Fleet technologies, like fleet management software (FMS), can […]

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Introducing Accelerate: Because Tech Should Be Simple

Sponsored Content By Shiva Dhawan, CEO, Co-founder, Attentive.ai In the competitive world of landscaping, efficiency is king. So why are many businesses still stuck with outdated, fragmented tools? Every landscaping company, no matter its niche or size, grapples with unique challenges. Here, a one-size-fits-all solution doesn’t cut it. But finding a business management tool that […]

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Client Communication: 10 Email Marketing Messages to Send Customers   

If you pay for a bulk email platform, you definitely want to make sure you’re getting your money’s worth from the service. Also making a point to stay in contact with your customer base regularly with help you stay top of mind. Types of Emails to Send 1. WelcomeIt’s always a good practice to send […]

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How To Integrate Robot Mowers Into Your Lawn Care Business

Guest Post If you own or manage a lawn care business, then you’re probably already well aware of the current labor market and the difficult conditions it’s causing. Almost every industry, lawn care included, is dealing with labor shortages and a tight labor market. This can make it difficult to scale your business effectively. It […]

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