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Think Profit In 2015

Sometimes landscape companies can benefit from a good pruning. Here's a look at how downsizing can drive profit.


  Most of us take for granted that growth is good, whether it's our nation's GDP or our company's annual revenue. Just as we believe that increased domestic production indicates a healthy economy, we often use sales volume as a yardstick to measure the success of our companies.
  Unfortunately, this model doesn't always hold up in real life. More revenue doesn't necessarily mean higher profits, and it's not uncommon for fast-growing companies to realize a net loss even when sales are booming. While companies can benefit from putting growth before profits for a time, ... (Read More...)

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1/24/2015 - Online Reviews Can Make You or Break You


Keep a close eye on what folks are saying about your company on the web.
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A fascinating recent report by Software Advice outlines the increased impact of online reviews on consumers' attitudes when it comes to selecting service providers, such as lawn care services. The report has the wordy title "Use of Online Reviews ...More

1/23/2015 - New England Grows


Bold Ideas. Big Results.
New England Grows, scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 4 - Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, in Boston, is renowned for its innovative educational conference and world-class exposition. The annual event connects more than 11,000 of the region's top green industry professionals ...More

1/23/2015 - Go iLawn Launches Landscape Contractor Success Center


CINCINNATI, Ohio - GIS Dynamics, parent company of Go iLawn, announced the launch of their Landscape Contractor Success Center this week. The Success Center includes a collection of checklists, worksheets, data and information designed to help landscape ...More
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1/22/2015 - Mean Green Mowers Goes To Google


HAMILTON, Ohio - The ValleyCrest - Google Campus Maintenance Crew in ValleyCrest, California, purchased Mean Green Mowers from their newest Mean Green Dealer, Gardenland Power Equipment (Campbell, California). The first set of Mean Green Mowers were ...More

1/22/2015 - TruGreen Hooks Up with the PGA of America


ORLANDO, Fla. - The PGA of America and TruGreen announced a multiyear partnership, with TruGreen becoming the "Official Lawn Care Provider of the PGA of America and the PGA Championship." The relationship will not only bring shared benefits ...More


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