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Part 3: Landscapers talk struggles with employee retention, finding quality help

Part 3: Landscapers talk struggles with employee retention, finding quality help

Between employee retention, healthcare and minimum wage standards, landscapers are faced with a great deal of challenges. Our 2015 Landscaper of the Year finalists are no different. The final part of our roundtable ...

How To Think Like Your Clients

How To Think Like Your Clients

If you want to not just get new landscaping customers, but to keep them over the long haul, one good way to do so is to think like your customer. ...

Top 3 Landscaper Concerns

Top 3 Landscaper Concerns

No matter how successful you are, you still have issues that affect your business. On TLC's Landscaper of the Year cruise, the top 12 landscapers in the country shared what's made ...

4 Marketing Tasks You Can’t Ignore During the Off Season

4 Marketing Tasks You Can’t Ignore During the Off Season

The landscaping busy season got its name for a reason. There is so much grass to be cut and landscapes to be planted that other business tasks tend to fall ...

How To Get the Most from Marketing

How To Get the Most from Marketing

If you’re about to hit the road for a long trip, one of the last things you’ll do is fill your car up with gas: It’s what will keep your ...

8 Ways to Hire, Nurture the Best People

8 Ways to Hire, Nurture the Best People

Any smart business-person knows people are the heart of an operation. Employees can make or break you, bring in business or drive it away, and cause your company to thrive ...

10 Things To Do When Starting Out

10 Things To Do When Starting Out

How to best market your business for success When you first start your business, one of the biggest concerns is finding potential customers. But how do you do that -- especially ...

What You’ve Never Told Your Employees, But Should

What You’ve Never Told Your Employees, But Should

You tell your employees a lot, from safety instructions to tips for dealing with customers. But what you aren't saying might be causing problems. Here are 6 things owners don't say ...

3 Ways to Show Employee Appreciation Beyond Giving Time Off

3 Ways to Show Employee Appreciation Beyond Giving Time Off

Labor Day is here. Although it was started as way to recognize the achievements of American workers, today it seems to be an excuse to take the day off, indulge ...

How To Be a Better Manager

How To Be a Better Manager

Managing people can be one of the hardest tasks for a landscape business owner. Not only does the owner have to worry about daily issues that arise with crews, but ...

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