In business, it’s usually feast or famine - it seems like there’s always either too little or too much work, but never just a comfortable amount. Too-much-work is a much better problem than too little, as long as you handle it well. You can turn too-much-business into healthy business growth when you implement these 5 small-business tips:
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Nobody likes to wait forever to get paid. How can you keep your snow removal business running if you still haven’t been paid for last month’s plowing? Ease your stress by shortening your wait with these 6 simple business tips to get paid more quickly:
By David Crary
According to a recent study, organizations with highly engaged employees achieve twice the annual net income of organizations with low employee engagement. We all know that engaging and motivating our employees is essential to making our green industry businesses the best and most profitable they can be. But how do we get there? How do we motivate our employees and get them engaged in their work? Below I’ve listed 5 tips to get your people motivated, along with practical application to your green industry business:
A growing business needs updated technology to keep up with demand. A small investment in lawn maintenance software could be a game changer for your lawn care business. The software will give your small business the means necessary to continuously grow and thrive. You will have the ability to save time and earn more money. What is not to love about that?
Here are just 5 concrete examples of how software will grow your lawn care business:Read More
Let's be honest here. Buying lawn maintenance software is an investment. It's an investment worth researching even if you may not be fully convinced at this moment in time. There are so many options and aspects to software in the green industry that we recommend starting as soon as the thought crosses your mind. We have decided upon these 5 tips to help you buy smart.Read More
Technically, smart irrigation month is July, but at Hindsite, we believe that smart irrigation is worth talking about all year round. This way, you can do your research and update your irrigation equipment before the spring and summer months begin.
Smart irrigation practices are intended to help the irrigation business save water and raise demand for water-saving irrigation equipment. Efficient water use not only has serious implications for your business, but also for the whole world, which heavily relies on fresh, clean water.
Here are 5 reasons you should implement smart irrigation practices now:Read More
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Whether you're a landscape, irrigation or lawn maintenance business, the green industry can be a tough one in terms of profit. It would seem that the main focus of 2015 is going to be increasing profit. Without raising prices, which we all know isn't the easiest or smoothest route to take, increasing profit is somewhat of a mystery. Well fear not! We are here to help you increase your profits this year. Here are 5 ways to do so:Read More
Software is to the field service industry what shoes are to a runner- essential to compete well. Have you been trying to run your field service business without “shoes”? Field service software can make your life sane again. If your business is starting to feel too hard to manage, or even if you just want more productivity and free time, software can help. All types of field service businesses, from roofers to snow removers can get these 5 benefits from software:Read More
Although there are a lot of opportunities in the field service business, it is important to be aware of the challenges as well. As a small business owner, I like to remind myself of the challenges that can occur so that I can make a strategic plan to combat even the most difficult of challenges. Awareness of what your challenges are is the first step toward making a successful business plan. Awareness of key difficulties can help you find a solution for even the most impossible of challenges.
Here are the 5 major challenges facing the field service industry.Read More
Hiring is something that the green industry really struggles with. I’ve never quite figured out why this is such an issue, but I have an idea that it comes from faulty preparation and a lack of knowledge. What I mean by this is that it isn’t exactly clear where the best green industry employees are searching for jobs or how to make your position stand out.Read More