Marketing & Sales Insight for the Lawn & Landscape Industry

Case Study: Ground Source Gets 4,600 Landscaping Leads in 1 Year

Chad Diller

Lots and LOTS of landscaping leads...just how many?

Try 146 leads per month from Organic website traffic... PLUS another 236 landscaping leads per month from Google Ads. 

That's almost 4,600 in just ONE year!

How did we help Ground Source Landscaping in Orlando, FL become a landscaping marketing success?

Find out in today's video case study.

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4 Critical Steps After Buying a Lawn Care Business or Landscaping Company

Chad Diller

Meet Bob. 

  • Bob owns a landscaping company. 
  • Bob is buying a lawn care business to add more annual revenue. 
  • Bob is going to mail out some transition letters to his new customers and plans to keep delivering “the same great service.”
  • Many of Bob’s new customers are going to cancel in the next year and find a new provider.
  • Bob is going to curse the day he wasted his money buying a lawn care business. 
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Lawn Care Marketing Case Study: Master Lawn Grows By $1M in 18 Months

Chad Diller

Do you WISH you could get 30x more lawn care leads each month?

Do you WISH you could DOUBLE $1M of lawn care business and turn it into $2M in just 18 months? 

And what if that wasn't just an increase for this year, but meant more recurring revenue? That's makes that extra $1M in lawn care sales even more exciting!

Today, I'm going to share a case study with you on how one Memphis-based company became the master of their lawn care marketing success.

Want some tips to grow your lawn care business? Here they are...as you WISH!

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How to Add Pest Control Services: 10 Tips for Lawn Care Companies

Chad Diller

In the past 20+ years that I’ve been in the lawn and landscape industry, I’ve noticed a growing trend in which many lawn care companies and even some landscapers are adding pest control services to their offerings.

After all, if you are already maintaining your customer’s property as a trusted partner, why not offer them more ways you can help them while growing your lawn care or landscape business with a highly-profitable new service line?

Personally, I worked at a full-service firm that added, inside-out pest control services. It was so successful that it grew to about $1.2 million in annual revenue in just about seven years. It was also one of our most profitable departments with the lowest cancellation rates.

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21 Typical Marketing Problems for Lawn & Landscape Companies

Chad Diller

Marketing problems at your lawn or landscaping company...they are plenty...

Lack of brand awareness...

Advertising/marketing campaigns that fall flat on their face.

Frustrating relationships with marketing agencies...

Unqualified leads...

That’s just the tip of the iceberg. Now before you spiral into depression, take solace in one reality.

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Why Mobile-First Website Design is Crucial to Digital Success

Emmett Hughes

This article was co-written by Emmett Hughes, our Senior Project Manager, and Carolyn Bowers, our Digital Marketing Specialist.

As time goes by, the importance of mobile website design continues to increase. People visit websites more frequently on mobile devices than on desktops, and that won’t be changing anytime soon.

  • In July of 2014, we published an article that showed 33% of our client’s traffic was coming from a mobile device.

Not surprisingly, the upward trend of mobile traffic continued into 2019.

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Video: How to Remove BOGUS Google Reviews for Your Lawn Care or Landscaping Business

Chad Diller

Are you struggling with removing Google reviews? Are there bad (BOGUS) reviews for your lawn care or landscaping company that you feel ought to be deleted?

Unfortunately, it’s not easy to make this happen. There are a lot of cases, where it would seem completely fair to remove bad reviews for your landscaping or lawn care business, but it’s actually not a violation of Google’s policies.

However, some can be easily removed. Today I'm going to show you how. 

Stay tuned.

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Video: How to Handle Good, Bad, & Ugly Google Reviews for Your Lawn Care or Landscaping Business

Chad Diller

Well, it happened..."Oh cool. I got to review...Huh? That's nice." (puts phone away and forgets about it)...

Or maybe it went a little something like this..."Oh No, you didn't Mr. Jones!" (furiously typing)...

Reviews on Google. You're going to get them. Good, bad and UGLY. Today I am going to break down how you should respond in every situation. Stay tuned.

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