Changing Times: LandOne’s Guide to Running Your Landscape Business Remotely

As a business owner, you live and breathe your landscaping company. Chances are you put serious hours in at the office, and even more at the shop, on customer’s site, and in leadership meetings. In the US, the average CEO spends a whopping 62.5 hours per week at work – and that’s not even countingContinue reading “Changing Times: LandOne’s Guide to Running Your Landscape Business Remotely”

How to Help Your Landscaping Team Adopt New Technology

You know the drill: after months of research and free product trials, you’ve finally found a new software tool that fits your company goals. What an exciting time. You can’t wait to introduce this new, streamlined system, which if your calculations are correct, will save not only time and money but help boost morale inContinue reading “How to Help Your Landscaping Team Adopt New Technology”

Drones: The Future of Sales and Marketing for Landscapers

Hear that? No, it’s not the whirring of a weed whacker four hundred feet up. It’s a drone. It’s circling your project taking photos from dreamlike angles that would have been impossible a decade ago.    We think there are good arguments to be made that drone integration is the future of landscaping, and tenContinue reading “Drones: The Future of Sales and Marketing for Landscapers”

Why the Landscape Industry is Going Paperless, And You Should Too

If you’ve been in the landscaping industry as long as we have, you can probably think of a time when the idea of going paperless sounded a bit like the automotive industry going full electric.   For decades, paper has been as essential to our business as sod or flowers. It was how we drewContinue reading “Why the Landscape Industry is Going Paperless, And You Should Too”

Four Ways to Estimate Landscape Jobs Quickly and Accurately

Estimates are funny. The name implies an educated guess, but anyone who’s spent time in the landscaping industry knows, our customers expect so much more. Our estimates need to be accurate. We need to provide a materials list and timelines. We need to schedule accordingly. Plan for things that might not go according to plan.Continue reading “Four Ways to Estimate Landscape Jobs Quickly and Accurately”

Unlocking the Benefits of Visual Sales and Planning Tools

We’ve all heard the expression. We know exactly how many words a picture is supposed to be worth. But what if we converted it to dollars? How much is a picture worth then?   Visual aids can help our business succeed throughout the sales and planning process. They can help us stay organized in theContinue reading “Unlocking the Benefits of Visual Sales and Planning Tools”

Essential Software, Apps, and Productivity Tools for Landscape Businesses

Whether you’re just starting a landscaping business or you’re celebrating your twentieth year, one thing is certain. It pays to be productive.  In today’s digital climate, there are a number of companies whose sole focus is helping small businesses like yours stay on task. There are chat apps, project management tools, customer service tools, andContinue reading “Essential Software, Apps, and Productivity Tools for Landscape Businesses”

Computers, Chromebooks, and Tablets Oh My! Which Tech is Best for Your Landscaping Company?

There’s something special about the term self-employed. When it applies to you, the Monday morning air has a different quality. Maybe the birds sing a little louder. You hit more green lights. The office coffee tastes a little better when it’s your name on the sign outside. If you’ve made it to this point, You’veContinue reading “Computers, Chromebooks, and Tablets Oh My! Which Tech is Best for Your Landscaping Company?”