Most lawn care professionals get into the industry because they’re passionate about the work and helping customers.
But often, you aren’t as excited — or comfortable — with the business aspect of it.
“You have to be able to track production, revenue received for accounting, the ability to send statements to customers that owe money, have efficient routing in the jobs that are to be done on specific days and finally the ability to forecast the revenue your business will generate for the year for budgeting purposes,” explains Brian Leto, IT manager at Green Lawn Fertilizing.
That can be a lot to wrap your head around no matter your lawn care company’s size. So what should you do?