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Broke? How To Start a Lawn or Landscaping Business - No Cost Low Cost

So if you want to start a landscaping business, but you're broke, exhausted, in debt and frustrated. With no real hope in sight, because you are a stuck prisoner in a dead-end job. And you have no idea how you are going to come up with thousands of dollars to start your own landscaping business, then this blog and video is for you.

Hey, what's up? This is Keith Kalfas, founder of The Landscaping Employee TrapIn this blog post, I'm going to talk about you. This blog post is specifically for the guy who is broke, stuck in a dead-end job, and that wants to get a business off the ground, but you're broke. Now I'm talking to you. 

So you're stuck in a dead-end job. You are probably great at it. If you're already doing lawn care and landscaping and you want to get your own business off the ground but you don't even get the money to keep your bills paid, then this is for you.

You're fighting to...

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How Much Do I Charge for Gutter Cleaning & Fall Cleanup - Landscaping Business Tips

 

Anytime you start a company, it can be a struggle to attract business. You have to know how to price your packages correctly as well as advertise to get the word out. Since these two components can make or break your success, this blog is all about helping you find your groove. Here’s what you need to know about what to charge and how to advertise in the gutter cleaning business. 

 

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How to Advertise

That first customer you receive will be so exciting. Sure, you may do your friend’s and family’s lawn or gutter cleaning as you get started, but the moment that someone treats you as the true professional you are is one you’ll never forget. You can advertise your gutter cleaning business in a number of ways. This is one time that you should think big and wide. 

  1. Email chains: If you’re privy to an email chain that goes around in a neighborhood, take advantage of it! This can be a great...
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3 Reasons Why You Need to Get a CRM for Your Service Business Right Now

 

What's up this is Keith with KeithKalfas.com and welcome to another Blog.

If this is your first time here and you would like to learn about how to start and grow a landscaping or window cleaning business and other related Service Business type stuff.

Now if your frustrated or scrambling when trying to collect and remember your customer's contact information, phone number, email address, home address and other related notes to your customers and clients.

In your service-based business.

If you don't have at least and "mvs" or minimum viable system in place 2 manage all of your customer data. Then this can spiral into an overwhelming issue really fast.

Grow Your Service Business with Jobber

Not to mention, integrating all of your customer contacts with an invoicing and billing software that allows you to collect payment from customers, collect signatures from customers, create work orders and schedule work, integrate all this into a calendar so you can actually get all the...

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3 Costly Mistakes to Avoid When Taking on Landscaping Jobs

 

When starting a profitable business, it’s crucial to structure it in a way that makes sense for both you and your customers. Becoming a “yes” man in any industry often results in frustration and costly mistakes. Here’s how to avoid these when taking on landscaping jobs. It’s easier than you’d think!

Having rails set up on your business

Rails, or clear limits, are essential to understanding how to run a business. It comes down to realizing what your business is and what your business is not. Ask yourself right when you start.

Who is your customer? Who is not your customer?
What areas and zip codes do you want to target? What areas and zip codes are you not interested in?
What types of jobs are you looking to take on? What types of job are you not interested in?

By having these clear boundaries when first establishing your business, you’ll have a deeper understanding of how to succeed. You’ll know and understand your business focus....

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How to Keep an Organized Landscaping Business Schedule

 

Are you frustrated with how to schedule your clients? If your business is starting to grow and you’re not organized, you’re going to experience a significant set of delays that have you feeling like you can’t possibly be successful. This blog will walk you through a real-time philosophy that will enable you to create an order with only two things: your smartphone and a pair of Bluetooth headphones. Here’s how to get started.

What you need

For this method, you’ll need just two items.

  1. A smartphone. Either an iPhone or Android works. It’s just up to your preference!
  2. A pair of Bluetooth headphones. Purchase from either eBay or Amazon. The brand is entirely according to your preference and budget. Bluetooth headphones are necessary so you can be handsfree to type!

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What to do

Here’s a step-by-step on what to do when a customer calls you for the first time looking...

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Do You Take Yourself Seriously?

landscaping Aug 01, 2018

As a business owner like you, there’s something I noticed that has been stewing in my mind for some days now. It’s a question that has resonated with me from the beginning of starting my business – Do I take myself seriously?

It’s a silly question, right? Not really.

When I was building The Landscaping Employee Trap training materials, I realized that your own outlook towards yourself has a huge impact in how you run your business.

Your business is also your job. It’s only natural that when you are beginning, you are focused on earning money, paying bills, reinvesting in your company, and feeding your family. When we start getting enough money to support ourselves, that’s when we start seeing the returns in our investments. From there we move into our deepest life’s purpose – the things we’ve always wanted to do. Taking yourself seriously could be the fastest way to increase income.

See, when you grow up as a kid...

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5 Tips Before Starting a Landscaping Business

landscaping Jul 18, 2018

Still thinking about whether starting a landscaping business was a mistake? Thinking of quitting already? Why don’t you hold that thought for now and let me help you out...

For a starter, it sure is tough getting in on the game, or is it? Let me tell you now, in the technological age, it has gotten a lot easier to learn the secrets of the trade, you just have to know where to look. I’m the founder of The Landscaping Employee Trap, Keith Kalfas. Let me share my experiences of starting my own landscaping business. Understand these five crucial things to get a jumpstart in the industry!

You’re Going To Do Counterintuitive Things

Like calling the landscape supplier and canceling an order that you just placed a couple of hours ago and then call them 30 minutes later, resubmitting the order. And then calling them half an hour later, AGAIN, and canceling the same order. They might even ask, "are you sure you want to be a landscaper?"

Any startup can fall in a...

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