Lower Truck Costs? Part 2

Lower Truck Costs? Part 2

Dear lawn or landscape business owner:  The idea of lowering truck costs grabbed the attention of a pile of landscapers last week. I can say this with confidence because my email inbox with requests for more details on this subject was going ding, ding, ding starting...
Lower Lawn Truck Cost? Part 1

Lower Lawn Truck Cost? Part 1

Dear Lawn or Landscape Business Owner, I don’t know about you, but we are fed up with this inflation crap. We can’t even buy a cheap hamburger, fries and a drink for less than $10 these days. Every grocery store visit requires $100, $200 or $300 to walk...
Graduating Landscapers

Graduating Landscapers

Graduating Landscapers?Dear Lawn or Landscape Business Owner: The graduation season is kicking off. Kids are graduating…and with their graduation, new chapters in their book of life will start shortly.Our education system does a great job of setting expectations for...
Too Many Estimates?

Too Many Estimates?

Is this happening to you?It’s now April and the busy spring season is staring us straight in the face.Spring fever is spreading like wildfire. Along with it, property owners are ready to make their lawns and landscapes look their very best.And in order for you...
Landscaper Marketing Plan-Step 4

Landscaper Marketing Plan-Step 4

Dear Lawn or Landscape Business Owner:Bad news: The folks trying to sell you $40,000 websites and $3,000 per month social media management plans and $1,000 per month ad words campaigns are going to be pissed about this article.  Here’s why.They make a fortune off you...
Is Your Lawn Truck Sign Doing Enough?

Is Your Lawn Truck Sign Doing Enough?

Dear Lawn and Landscape Business Owners:Is your truck working for you 24/7? It should be!We don’t mean taking crews to jobs around the clock… but when your truck is on the job or driving around town, it should be advertising and marketing your company for...
Landscaper Marketing Plan-Step 3

Landscaper Marketing Plan-Step 3

Will you grow your sales in the next twelve months? When you place a high priority on executing the fundamentals of business, growth is a natural by-product. And in most cases, growth creates opportunities for your entire team.So, let’s discuss what you can do right...
Landscaper Marketing Plan-Step 2

Landscaper Marketing Plan-Step 2

Are you confident about your marketing plan?Good news…When you build a solid marketing foundation, business growth is almost certain. But one word of caution: if you price your lawn and landscaping jobs too low, accelerating your marketing could kill your...
Landscaper Marketing Plan-Step 1

Landscaper Marketing Plan-Step 1

Landscaper Marketing Plan – Step 1We had a call this past week that got me thinking about the essential foundation of marketing your lawn and landscape company…without spending a ton of money.When you start a small business of any kind, not just a lawn service...
2024 Lawn and Landscape Business Plan

2024 Lawn and Landscape Business Plan

It’s not get rich quick, but it is get rich for sure… that is…if you own a landscape business… and you follow this plan.Step One of Five: You must boost profits. Our industry has a long history of creating puny and unpredictable profits. We...
Wealthy Landscaper Webinar Announcement

Wealthy Landscaper Webinar Announcement

Dear Lawn and Landscape Business Owners,We are holding a very special webinar event titled, “The Wealthy Landscaper Road Map for 2024”. You can register by clicking here.On this live training event, you will learn:the super-easy 3-part profit boost...
The Wealthy Landscaper 2024 Checklist

The Wealthy Landscaper 2024 Checklist

Dear Lawn or Landscape Contractor:Will YOU become wealthy from landscaping?I had another client of mine cash-out with a 7-figure payday last week. (He sold and exited his landscaping company.)Wealth accumulation is up to you. Becoming wealthy is a personal...
Landscapers’ Single Greatest Challenge…

Landscapers’ Single Greatest Challenge…

What’s the single greatest challenge you face in your landscape company today? Seriously, if you could only pick ONE issue as the number one challenge, what would that be?It’s the one thing that keeps you up at night. It’s the one thing that seems to be holding you...
Skeptical Landscapers?

Skeptical Landscapers?

It’s true… a few contractors are skeptical when they learn about the Perfect Invitation Script. Could you really improve your hiring system by improving the words you use to introduce your company to a prospective employee? The answer is an emphatic YES!Words...
Uncomfortable landscaper conversation…

Uncomfortable landscaper conversation…

Uncomfortable landscaper conversation…Saratoga Springs, NY I was seated at a round table with six landscape business owners discussing each company’s hiring processes. The goal of the conversation was to “improve” each company’s hiring process by sharing...
The Future of Mowing?

The Future of Mowing?

Dear Lawn or Landscape Contractor: Could your mowing service be replaced with robot mowers in the future? We all know that new tech can be disruptive to old tech. Horse and buggies were largely replaced by the automobile. Typewriters were replaced by the personal...
Meeting Landscapers Face-To-Face?

Meeting Landscapers Face-To-Face?

Dear Landscapers: Can we meet face-to-face in October? We will be in Louisville, KY October 17-20 to participate in the Hardscape North America and Equip Expo event.We would love to see you there!Super Lawn Trucks will be providing walk around tours of the following...
Uncomfortable landscaper conversation…

Future Landscapers?

Dear Lawn or Landscape Business Owner,Do you think about your future company? How about your future employees? How about your future management team? How about your future profits and cash accounts?Thinking about your future is a smart use of your time. I encourage...
Selling Lawn Services

Selling Lawn Services

Are you still busy?Are you still getting calls about new work and quote requests?Are you booked up solid for the next 30, 60 or 90 days? I’m asking to get you thinking…We know the late summer months can be a challenge. First, the heat takes its toll on...
Lawn Customer Retention System

Lawn Customer Retention System

Dear Lawn or Landscape Business Owner:Have you lost any good lawn service customers this season? Unfortunately, it happens. Growing too fast often means you lose control over the field. Little details like getting grass clippings in the pool or forgetting to weed the...
Should Landscapers Run Facebook Ads?

Should Landscapers Run Facebook Ads?

Lawn and landscape business owners: We received this marketing question a few days ago. It’s a common question…However, it’s the wrong question. Let me explain.Marketing has three purposes. The most effective marketing will accomplish all three. Build awareness about...
Landscape Business Owners Response

Landscape Business Owners Response

Last week’s essay on the subject of lowering landscape prices in 2023 attracted a number of comments from our readers. This one from Mark Dubois at Quality Landscape and Lawn Care grabbed my attention:”You had to bring up a bank...
Lower Landscaping Prices?

Lower Landscaping Prices?

Dear Landscape Business Owner:Did you see the new report from the BLS released Friday morning (3-10-23): More Jobs – Jobs – Jobs – up 311,000 for the month of February 2023. The unemployment rate is now 3.6%, near a 54-year low.Wages…they keep...
Isuzu Truck Owner Special Alert

Isuzu Truck Owner Special Alert

Bad news – Good news. Here’s the bad news… The call came in on Friday morning from Kingstown Landscaping. The damn crooks cut catalytic converters off of 8 trucks. That’s a total of 16 catalytic converters. The cost estimate to replace them is...
Firing Landscape Employees?

Firing Landscape Employees?

Dear Lawn or landscape Business Owner:Have you fired any of your lawn or landscape employees lately? It’s a serious question to consider.Why in the world would we be talking about firing employees? After all, isn’t the hardest job in America finding,...
Keeping Better Landscaping Employees

Keeping Better Landscaping Employees

Will your lawn or landscaping company be easier to run if you are able to keep your best employees longer? Our experience working with over four hundred owners of companies clearly show this to be a common belief. After all, new employees create a ton of special work...
Getting Better Landscape Employees

Getting Better Landscape Employees

Your Employee Management SystemLawn and landscape business owners gain leverage by hiring employees. That is, with employees, you don’t have to do all the work yourself. Generally speaking, hire employees and your sales can grow as you serve more customers. This is a...
Better Landscaping Employees?

Better Landscaping Employees?

Dear Lawn or Landscape Business Owner,At any moment in the life of your lawn or landscaping business, there’s ONE challenge that’s kicking your butt!There’s always ONE thing that’s the biggest challenge of all. We’d like to think that IF we could solve this ONE...
NEW Landscaper Survey Says…

NEW Landscaper Survey Says…

Dear Lawn or Landscape Business Owner:The results have been pouring in over the last 3 days. The last count shows 377 responses. We read each and every comment.In case you missed it. We asked ONE question: What’s the single greatest challenge you face in your business...
Keeping Your Best Landscape Employees

Keeping Your Best Landscape Employees

It happened again this week. The stress of finding and keeping lawn and landscape employees (while EVERY input cost is rising faster than any time in the past 40 years) is taking its toll. We had another business owner say they are ready to throw in the towel. Here’s...
Keeping Landscaping Employees Longer?

Keeping Landscaping Employees Longer?

Dear Lawn or Landscape Business Owner,Is the Spring season starting to feel more and more like a burden than a huge opportunity?Frankly…we are concerned about what’s going on.In three recent conversations, I’ve had to talk landscape business owners off the...
Solving Employee Problems-Responses

Solving Employee Problems-Responses

Double Landscape Employees Wages? Really? Are You Kidding?5-14-22We were surprised by the questions and comments on the subject of doubling landscape employee’s wages this past week.It seems that a growing number of lawn and landscape business owners are...
Solving the Landscaping Employee Problems?

Solving the Landscaping Employee Problems?

Dear Lawn or Landscaping Business Owner, It’s a frustrating conversation…we had another one on Wednesday. Sure…finding good help is a real challenge these days. No doubt about it. But complaining about how hard it is to find help…well…that’s not helping the situation!...
Finding Landscape Employees?

Finding Landscape Employees?

Landscape Business Owner,There’s a troubling trend growing inside landscape companies. A few owners are giving up and shutting their doors! Why?Finding employees is tougher than ever! In fact, some think it is impossible to find affordable, dependable help these days....
Should You Grow Your Landscape Company?

Should You Grow Your Landscape Company?

Grow in 2022? Get big? Should YOU add more lawn and landscape crews? Should YOU, the owner of your lawn or landscape business, get out of the field? There are entire landscape conferences dedicated to the idea that if you don’t GROW your landscape company, you’re not...
Lawn Truck Cost Guide for 2022

Lawn Truck Cost Guide for 2022

Warning Issued for All Lawn and Landscape Business Owners…Did you see the report released this week?Inflation is growing at a much faster rate than the economists have predicted. October inflation hit .9% and 6.2% over the past 12 months according to the Bureau...
Wealthy Landscaper’s November Plan

Wealthy Landscaper’s November Plan

My client asked me on Tuesday, “What should I be doing NOW to make this a great year?” Here’s the plan. The accumulation of wealth from landscaping is almost certain when you follow the Wealthy Landscaper formula. Yes…there is a proven formula to build a...
Finding Landscape Employees?

The Courageous Landscaper

There is a good reason that accounting firms are the most profitable businesses in America. Accountants have the courage to charge high prices for their services. According to data released by the IRS, the average net profit of accounting firms in the United States is...
Wealthy Landscaper Update

Wealthy Landscaper Update

It came as a surprise to my clients when I made this bold recommendation in 2018. In case you missed The Wealthy Landscaper 5-part plan, you can read my original publication of this report right here. As I reflect on these five powerful guiding principles of wealth...
Looking for a Landscaping Job?

Looking for a Landscaping Job?

Stupid stuff? Just to see what it’s like, I went onto ZIP RECRUITER and posted a profile… like I was looking for a job. ? I did this on Sept 7, 2021. As I write this message, I have received 41 emails from Zip Recruiter inviting me to click a link that allows me...
Toughest Month for Landscapers?

Toughest Month for Landscapers?

It’s true! August is a tough month for landscaping business owners. Here’s why.Costs are higher than ever. Even your Best People are tired.Retention of employees is harder than ever.Finding replacement people is darn near impossible.Face it…It’s hot.It’s been...
The Teen Work Challenge Project

The Teen Work Challenge Project

The Super Lawn Technologies Teen Work Challenge Project is designed in the spirit of a final exam for our work based learning and internship students. Our goal was to determine if we could develop high school or technical college students (under 20 years of age) to...
Can Business Owners Save America?

Can Business Owners Save America?

Let me warn you.Some of the views and opinions expressed in this article will be offensive to some.But in my opinion…someone needs to tell it like it is.As an employer for more than three decades, I’ve operated my companies, hired employees, fired employees,...
Intern Senior Essay

Intern Senior Essay

Maxx Bass Mrs. Long Senior Capstone 4 December 2020 Welding Career Essay Graduation comes with decisions that will have to be made. One of the biggest decisions we all have to make as we transition into the real world is what career path we have to work towards...
Are YOU a Frustrated Landscaper?

Are YOU a Frustrated Landscaper?

I’ll admit it. I’m frustrated.I expect that by sharing my frustration, one of two things could happen today.1) You will agree with me and admit some of your own frustrations. Or…2) You will disagree with me and reply with a strongly worded rebuttal...
Why Do It, Tony?

Why Do It, Tony?

If YOU had one million in cash…What would you do tomorrow?Would your plans change?Or…are you already spending your time doing what you enjoy doing the most?These questions are not easy to answer. They may make you feel uncomfortable.But I thought I should share these...
Why Landscapers Lie About Profits…

Why Landscapers Lie About Profits…

This message may be offensive to owners of lawn and landscape companies because it reveals the truth about money, profits, and landscapers’ misunderstandings about money and profits.I’ve discovered three big lies about landscaper’s profits. I’ll reveal the components...
Automated On-Demand Lawn Care

Automated On-Demand Lawn Care

Why lawn care contractors should consider selling and scheduling services onlineThe last thing lawn care contractors want is more competition.Guess what? They got it.This new type of competitor is coming from a place most lawn care contractors aren’t even paying...
Avoid Employee Burnout!

Avoid Employee Burnout!

Keep Your Lawn & Landscape Employees Longer: Improve Retention by Preventing BurnoutIt happens in the Spring and Summer more than any time of the year. No-shows, no-notice quits and competitor poaching of key employees can leave a business owner feeling like a...
Are Diesel Landscaping Trucks Dead?

Are Diesel Landscaping Trucks Dead?

A game-changing development is underway in the medium-duty truck category, giving landscape contractors a more affordable cab-forward, gas option that can still handle heavy payloads. For many years, a cab-forward truck with a GVWR (gross vehicle weight rating) of...
Tool Storage Systems for Landscaping Trucks

Tool Storage Systems for Landscaping Trucks

Landscaping and lawn care crews can save considerable time and money with innovative truck storage systems that make it easier to store, find and retrieve a long list of equipment, tools and everyday landscaping supplies.Super Lawn Trucks has been providing innovative...
The Wealthy Landscaper Checklist

The Wealthy Landscaper Checklist

5 Ways Landscape Business Owners Build a 7-Figure Future Will YOU become wealthy from landscaping? It’s up to you. But being BUSY does not necessarily create wealth. It’s important you understand the wealth formula. You see…Wealth from landscaping is...
Solar Lawn Truck-Hord Case Study

Solar Lawn Truck-Hord Case Study

Hord Landscaping & Lawn Care is seeing several advantages to operating battery-powered lawn equipment thanks to the efficient on-board charging capabilities of the new Solar Lawn Truck. Scott Hord officially started his company, Hord Landscaping & Lawn Care in...
How Much Does a Super Lawn Truck Cost?

How Much Does a Super Lawn Truck Cost?

How Much Does a Super Lawn Truck Cost? A Super Lawn Truck is carefully designed to help landscape contractors maximize productivity and minimize hourly operating cost. A variety of options, prices, financing and leasing options are available to meet every budget....
Need Help Finding Employees?  This Works!

Need Help Finding Employees? This Works!

If you own a contracting company, finding reliable and affordable employees has become the number one challenge to business growth. There’s significant reasons why it’s a challenge today. There’s also an emerging technology that makes finding employees much easier...
Are Hardscapers Special?

Are Hardscapers Special?

I was a 25-year old business owner with almost no money. I was seated in my ridiculously small office, a 10 foot by 12 foot portable building, located in Dad’s back yard. I was talking to a recent college graduate about coming to work in my little landscaping company....
Are YOU a Good Salesperson?

Are YOU a Good Salesperson?

Are YOU A Good Sales Person? (Take this simple test to find out) It’s really not hard to win bids (and get the client) when you’re selling against local lawn and landscape competitors. Why? They are just like you. Busy – busy – busy. The problem is, rarely are you...
It’s About the Website Reviews

It’s About the Website Reviews

You might not like to hear about what I found. Frankly, nobody likes to make mistakes…especially when it costs big money…but that’s exactly what my team & I discovered. We looked at over 200 lawn and landscape company websites. We carefully...
The Problem with Your Job in Sales

The Problem with Your Job in Sales

In the last article I provided access to the recent 60 Minutes news story on how Robots are coming.  Not sure if you had a chance to watch… But just to show you another way that ROBOTS ARE COMING…. take a look at this recent article in Landscape Management...

ROBOTS ARE COMING

Whether you like it or not, companies that use new technologies like robots will create a competitive advantage. Yes, this applies to landscape companies, just like yours. It’s true, very few landscapers even realize robot technology can be affordable and easy...

Super Lawn Trucks Customer Alert

Super Lawn Trucks has just announced the introduction of the FastTrack program.  If you need a new truck for your company FAST…then follow this link to watch the video introduction of the Super Lawn FastTrack models available from Super Lawn Trucks....

Super Lawn Trucks Customer Alert

Super Lawn Trucks has just announced the introduction of the FastTrack program.  If you need a new truck for your company FAST…then follow this link to watch the video introduction of the Super Lawn FastTrack models available from Super Lawn Trucks....

Super Lawn Technologies Offers Webinars for Success

Super Lawn Technologies offers fantastic educational seminars proven to increase profits for landscape businesses! Increase Landscape Business Profits! <<Click this link to learn more about these unique FREE opportunities to grow your business quickly!

Super Contractor Truck Website Launched

Super Lawn Trucks has announced the launch of a brand new website dedicated to the promotion and support of the Super Contractor Truck system This unique truck body utilizes the Isuzu NPR-HD, Isuzu NPR-XD, Isuzu NQR and Isuzu NRR cab chassis.  The walk in tool storage...
Super Lawn Trucks Eco Series Becomes Best Seller

Super Lawn Trucks Eco Series Becomes Best Seller

Super Lawn Trucks (TM) has announced the SLT Eco series of truck bodies has become its most popular version of the growing lineup of trucks designed for the professional lawn and landscape contractor.The SLT Eco series of trucks features the patented Hydra-Ramp (TM)...

Super Lawn Toolkit Launches New Website

The Super Lawn Toolkit Marketing and Management Membership program has launched a new website in support of the growing number of landscape business owners seeking help in improving profits, improving landscape operations and building client relationships. The website...

Sales Representative – Fort Valley, Georgia

Job Duties & Responsibilities Are you a motivated person looking for a fast-paced career with high earning potential of $30,000 to $70,000+? Would you love to start a sales career without the hassle of long, over the road travel and cold calling? At Super Lawn...

Finding Landscape Employees Getting Tough?

Why is so damn hard to find good people these days? Why do so many new hires that have great potential, quit the job you gave them in just a few days or weeks? And for those employees that are sticking around, why can’t they remember what you taught them...

New Website Launch for the Super Contractor Truck

Super Lawn Technologies is proud to announce the launch of their new website devoted entirely to the Super Contractor Truck. A highly specialized truck that is both an enclosed tool shed AND a dump or stake body in one truck! The website with video demonstration may...

FREE SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE ON ISUZU DIESEL TRUCKS

For Immediate Release! PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. (ICTA) is pleased to announce a program that continues to demonstrate Isuzu innovation and insure product loyalty.  With this FREE SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE SERVICE PROGRAM, you can expect...

Companies Turning to Automation in Lieu of Hiring

Maxx & I went to a seminar on robotics recently. Maxx is my 10-year-old son.  He was out of school. We began our day with a visit to the gas station as we had a 3 hour drive to get to the seminar location.  The robotics of the automated gas pump attendant...

From 0 to 5 Super Lawn Trucks in less than 1 year

Rollins Landscape Co. extends SLT efficiency, savings and professionalism to their entire fleet   Between August 2011 and March 2012, Rollin Giesbrecht went from zero Super Lawn Trucks to 5 Super Lawn Trucks. He changed over his entire fleet from trucks and...

Used Trucks Look New with SLT Conversion

Spending less for a used truck with all the efficiencies of a new Super Lawn Truck   David Mitchell was sold on Super Lawn Trucks. But he didn’t want to spend the extra money to get a new cab and chassis when good used trucks were available.  (More info on...

Regrets for Putting Off the Game Changer – SLT

Super Lawn Trucks greatly reduce equipment headaches while increasing efficiency and professionalism   Brian Beck had been thinking about buying a Super Lawn Truck since 2003.   “I wish I had gotten one several years ago because it revolutionized how I...

Super Lawn Truck Frequently Asked Questions

1) How much does a Super Lawn Truck cost?   It depends on the equipment you choose. Do you have a certain payment range that you must stay within? We have specially designed landscape trucks from as little as $600/month to $1500/month depending on what you need....

Profit Builder Student Testimonials

“I think it’s a must attend seminar. It teaches you everything you need to know about the landscaping business from the financial aspects of bidding and costing to how to earn money and do your jobs at a profit and correctly bid your jobs. It’s a...

YOUR POWERFUL GUARANTEE!

When you make a purchase from Super Lawn Technologies (SLT), you can be confident that we will stand behind our products. Since 1998 we have been designing, building, and delivering some of the most dependable and durable truck products direct to commercial business...
How Does K & H Lawn Service Lower Costs?

How Does K & H Lawn Service Lower Costs?

Light-duty ECO SLT Fills Niche for Large Contractor A long-time maintenance contractor adds smaller, economical ECO Series trucks to his year-round SLT fleet. Over the last 8 years K&H Lawn Service’s fleet of Super Lawn Trucks has grown to 10, the last 2 of...