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Lowering Landscaper Truck Costs – Part 3

Lowering Landscaper Truck Costs – Part 3

Dear Lawn or Landscape Business Owner: Last week's article on the subject of Lowering Truck Cost really got under the skin of one landscaper.The landscaper replied and said “Just tell me how you lower the cost of a truck. Don't beat around the bush! I don't believe...

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 out with a few...

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...

What Do You Need to Start a Landscape Company?

What Do You Need to Start a Landscape Company?

What do you need to start a landscape company?It depends on who you ask.Here’s this week’s story.We had the opportunity to speak with high school students at the local Achievement Academy this week. The staff and faculty thought these kids might be inspired by a...

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 to win...

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 you!Yes,...

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...

An Interview with Landscaper Doug Robbins

An Interview with Landscaper Doug Robbins

Here's a goofy little photo we took last night. That's Doug Robbins - the guy with the white beard...and yours truly, Tony Bass. We had dinner last night with a small group of landscape business owners who are attending the Profit Builder Training Event this weekend....

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 shared the data on...

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 plan the tax...

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 ideas....

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...

Need Better (or more) Landscaping Employees?

Need Better (or more) Landscaping Employees?

Dear Lawn or Landscaping Business Owner: Running a growing and profitable landscaping company is a dream come true. But the real challenge lies in building a dependable team. Yes...finding, hiring and keeping landscaping employees is a tough job...but it's the one job...

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...

Future Landscapers?

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...

2023 Tax Credit For Solar Power Systems

2023 Tax Credit For Solar Power Systems

The federal government provides a 30% tax credit for solar power systems built in years 2022 through 2033. This program was expanded via the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. This summary is based on information found at...

Landscaping Industry Financial Report 2002-2022

Landscaping Industry Financial Report 2002-2022

Every five years the US Census Bureau conducts a survey of USA Businesses. If you have been in the landscaping business a few years, you’ve probably completed one of their surveys. The data is organized into a series of reports that reveal financial...

Are Things Slowing Down for Landscapers?

Are Things Slowing Down for Landscapers?

For Lawn and Landscape Business Owners: We've been hearing this question a lot from our clients and followers... "will there be a slow down in the economy in the coming months?" Because of this question, we decided to send out a survey this week to get...

Should Landscapers Still Carry Business Cards?

Should Landscapers Still Carry Business Cards?

Dear Lawn or Landscape Business Owner: Last week’s essay on THE 3-Part Automatic Landscaper Marketing Plan grabbed the attention of skeptics and supporters alike.For example, one techno-cool-cat claimed that “business cards are dead”. He simply shares his...

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...

3 Disturbing Trends for Lawn Business Owners

3 Disturbing Trends for Lawn Business Owners

We just returned from 3 weeks of travel. This included 2 weeks of private consulting meetings and one THINK WEEK. I'd thought you would like to learn about the trends I have confirmed.FIRST...did you hear the news revealed on the Employment Situation...

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 collapse..."Yes...I sure...

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 going up...

2 Landscapers + 2 Price Increase Lessons for Spring

2 Landscapers + 2 Price Increase Lessons for Spring

Dear Lawn or Landscape Business Owner, These two conversations were 180 degrees apart. We think there's a valuable lesson in each. Read these two short case studies and then hit reply and let us know what you think.Case Study #1 - Results from the 3% increase...In...

Should Landscapers Raise or Lower Prices in 2023?

Should Landscapers Raise or Lower Prices in 2023?

We received a great question about pricing lawn and landscaping work in 2023. We thought it would be a good idea to share the question and our answer with our readers. Due to the sensitive nature surrounding pricing work, we chose to keep the company name...

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 almost $60,000 for...

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, hiring, training...

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...

Fedzilla is Lying to Landscapers: Proof Follows…

Fedzilla is Lying to Landscapers: Proof Follows…

Fedzilla is our name for the growing bureaucratic conglomerate of government agencies, politicians and operatives who attack capitalism, impede free enterprise and think the government is smarter than self-reliant citizens of the USA.We hang out with small business...

Raising Lawn & Landscape Prices – Example Follows

Raising Lawn & Landscape Prices – Example Follows

For Lawn and Landscape Business OwnersUrgent message: Wealthy landscapers have the courage to raise prices. The data has NEVER been more clear from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).This week, the Consumer Pain Index (CPI) - this is the backwards looking price data...

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...

Skeptical Landscaper Questions Retention Plan 

Skeptical Landscaper Questions Retention Plan 

The message began like this, “Wait just a minute Tony! Do you expect me to believe that by making people feel important and having a consistent stop time we can REALLY get our landscaping employees to stay longer? I’m not buying into this. Our employees are asking for...

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 seriously...

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!...

Skeptical landscaper feedback on hiring teens…

Skeptical landscaper feedback on hiring teens…

Landscape Business Owner, It’s 100% true that the unemployment rate for teenagers in the USA is now at 10%. That’s double digit unemployment. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report released this week (April 26, 2022) on teenage employment in the USA,...

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...

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...

Three HUGE Lawn and Landscape Pricing Mistakes

Three HUGE Lawn and Landscape Pricing Mistakes

The landscaper at the gas station told me he was charging $45 per hour for lawn maintenance services. So I decided to use his price!  After all, he had a nice truck and he’s been in business longer than I have…Let me get this off my chest right here: $45 per hour...

The Right Landscaping Price Increase for 2022?

The Right Landscaping Price Increase for 2022?

The conversation with the landscaping business owners began like this… “Tony, we have just completed our budget process and it looks like we are going to have to increase prices 12.5% in 2022. But that feels really high. And…after last year’s price increase, we had a...

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 of...

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 6-figure...

The Courageous Landscaper

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...

The Problem With Hunting Season for Landscapers

The Problem With Hunting Season for Landscapers

Dear Lawn and Landscape Business Owner, This message could be offensive to you. On the other hand, this could be the biggest wake-up call you’ve ever read. It’s October 1, 2021 as I write this message. Hunting season is opening all across our country. Able bodied...

Raising Lawn and Landscape Prices – Revisited

Raising Lawn and Landscape Prices – Revisited

9-11-21 (Update For Owners of Lawn and Landscaping Companies) Is it price increase time for you and your company? It's a hot topic... And for many landscape business owners, the idea of raising prices is a tough decision.  I'll share a conversation with one of my...

September 4, 2021 (I’m thankful August is gone!)

September 4, 2021 (I’m thankful August is gone!)

Bonaire, GA - 59 degrees and clear this morning at my home. I’m quietly giving thanks for my family’s blessings.Thank God there’s no hurricane blowing in this weekend. Our friends and clients in the path of Ida continue to suffer. Jeff Roberts, a client of mine for 15...

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 really...

Keep Your Costs Low…(Wealthy Landscaper Lesson)

Keep Your Costs Low…(Wealthy Landscaper Lesson)

The USA inflation rate came in at 5% ending May 2021.We hadn't seen inflation jump that high since the period June-August of 2008. For you 50+ old dudes like me...Can you remember what happened in our economy in the fall of 2008?That's when the GREAT...

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...

United States of America Back To Work Initiative

United States of America Back To Work Initiative

This proclamation by business leaders is delivered to the citizens of the USA in order to build awareness of the urgent need for able-bodied workers to contribute to our economy.Whereas: The USA and capitalism is founded on, preserved by and made stronger when every...

Is Spring Fever Good or Bad for Landscapers?

Is Spring Fever Good or Bad for Landscapers?

What frustrates landscape business owners more, the spring rush or the winter slow-down?After 34 years in landscaping, I know first-hand how demanding the Spring season is.Personally, I’ve NEVER been able to keep up with EVERY OPPORTUNITY the Spring season offers.It...

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, trained...

Landscaper’s money! It matters in 2021…

Landscaper’s money! It matters in 2021…

Growing your landscape company can be very rewarding.There's nothing as personally satisfying as looking at a completed landscape job...or a well-groomed lawn...after a hard day of work that makes you feel gooood.The personal satisfaction of seeing your lawn or...

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 sharing your...

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...

Landscape Business Owner’s Response to Covid-19

Landscape Business Owner’s Response to Covid-19

Landscape Business Owner’s Response to Covid-193-14-20 By Tony BassIf you believe the news media... our entire population has one foot in the grave.  The highly-contagious and deadly corona virus will soon destroy us and our way of living...Personally, I'm...

YOUR PLAN to DESTROY DIRTY DEBT in 2020?

YOUR PLAN to DESTROY DIRTY DEBT in 2020?

Publish Date 2-29-20Dear Landscape Business Owner, It's scary to think about it. It's embarrassing to discuss it in public.... But lawn & landscape business owners who have it can't ignore it. I'm talking about DIRTY DEBT.DIRTY DEBT is the accumulation of credit...

Maximizing the Value of Your Landscape Company

Maximizing the Value of Your Landscape Company

3 steps to maximize the value of your landscape company Is money the key to happiness? That depends on who you ask. It also depends on how much money you’re talking about. An organization called the PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences)...

The Biggest Threats Facing Landscape Companies

The Biggest Threats Facing Landscape Companies

The Biggest Threats Facing Landscape Companies We at Super Lawn Technologies have made it our mission to provide forward-thinking insights on trends affecting the landscape industry. Lately we’ve been talking about a changing marketplace that makes it increasingly...

The Top 5 Reasons to Attend Green Industry Expo

The Top 5 Reasons to Attend Green Industry Expo

Top 5 Reasons to Attend GIE+EXPO GIE+EXPO, held every October in Louisville, Kentucky, is the landscape industry’s premier event. Super Lawn Technologies talked with several landscape company owners to find out why they always find the time to attend GIE+EXPO. The Top...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Super Door Options at Super Lawn Technologies!

Super Door Options at Super Lawn Technologies!

When it comes to side door access dedicated to the lawn and landscape industry-Super Lawn Technologies gives you options, options and more options!  Super Lawn Truck bodies offer 6 different side door options. (Watch the full video here) The flagship of...

Debris Dumpers Help Get Rid of Green Waste Faster

Debris Dumpers Help Get Rid of Green Waste Faster

Whether you’re in the lawn maintenance, landscape installation or tree care business, getting rid of landscape debris is a necessary evil. Regardless of how much green waste your crew generates, Super Lawn Trucks has options to help you get rid of it faster, safer and...

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 a choice. And...

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....

Building Your Lawn & Landscape Team Is Easy?

Building Your Lawn & Landscape Team Is Easy?

If you have ever been frustrated with employees, you’re going to love this story. This story started way back in 1934.  I first heard this story in 2004 and it’s been stuck in my mind ever since. It's better to build boys than mend men. That's the advice I got from...

Brightview (BV) Commercial Landscaping Goes Public

Brightview (BV) Commercial Landscaping Goes Public

Should Landscape Business Owners Buy the Stock? Lawn and landscape business owners across the USA will soon have the option to look deep inside the financial results of the industry revenue leader…and in some cases… their biggest competitor.  It doesn’t matter if you...

Paradigm Shift Could Cripple Lawn Business Owners

Paradigm Shift Could Cripple Lawn Business Owners

If you make a living landscaping, mowing lawns, caring for gardens, laying pavers, installing irrigation, or just making the world a cleaner and greener place, then you need to read this story.   This could become the most important story for your future!  From human...

3-Part Employee Plan Finds & Keeps the Best

3-Part Employee Plan Finds & Keeps the Best

Tony & Jason Batallan are co-owners of Property Works, Inc of West Palm Beach. They had a very frustrating employee problem. Their company had grown consistently as they added commercial and government lawn maintenance contracts. But with more work, their company...

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...

Cutting Edge Technology the Focus of NEW SLT Website

Cutting Edge Technology the Focus of NEW SLT Website

Super Lawn Trucks launching its new, high tech website this week giving customers a completely refined, responsive tool to purchase any of SLT’s broad range of products. Serving the Lawn and Landscape Industry since 1998, SLT now offers a completely hassle free design...

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 analyzed each one...

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 to...

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 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...

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...

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...

New Website Launched For The MR-750 Loading Ramp for Box Trucks

Super Lawn Technologies announced today they have launched a brand new web site in support of the MR-750 manually operated loading ramp product line.  The new website may be viewed at www.superboxtruckramps.com . Box truck owners in the food service industry,...

New Web Site launched in support of The E-Myth Landscape Contractor

Just launched: www.landscaperbook.com The E-Myth Landscape Contractor: Why Most Landscape Companies Don't Work and What To Do About It was released by Prodigy Business Books at the Green Industry Expo. Co-authors Michael E. Gerber and Anthony C. Bass have recorded a...

2011 Isuzu N-Series are Biodiesel and Alternative Fuel ready!

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. has confirmed that all of its new 2011 and forward model year diesel engines, including its four popular N-Series truck models as well as the new Isuzu Reach commercial van, are compatible with use of up to 20 percent biodiesel...

Tony Bass and Michael E. Gerber Announce Partnership

What's new for 2011 from Super Lawn Technologies, Tony Bass, and Michael E.Gerber? Watch the video to find out in 60 seconds.  Click here. Tony Bass has teamed up with the world's # 1 small business guru, Michael E.Gerber, to write a book designed to transform the...

WinterGreen 2011 Trade Show

Join the SLT Team at Booth #941 to tour our new Eco line. Show Dates: January 26-28, 2011 Location: Gwinnett Civic Center, Duluth GA Times to be announced.

2010 Turfgrass Institute & Trade Show

Join us at the 2010 Turfgrass Institute and Trade Show and take a tour of our new 'Eco' line of Super Lawn Trucks. Location: Gwinnett Center in Duluth, GA. Show Dates: December 8-9, 2010

2011 GIE Schedule of Events Annouced for Super Lawn Trucks

Join the SLT Team at one of the following events: Indoor Trade show - Booth # 5088 - Oct 27 & 28 9 AM - 5 PM Outdoor Trade Show - Booth # 7626-D    Oct 27 & 28 10 AM - 5 PM Indoor Trade show - Booth # 5088 - Oct 29 9 AM - 1:30 PM Private Client Appreciation...

SLT Training & Education

When did you get your financial education? If you are like most of us, you were taught reading, 'riting & 'rythmetic your first 12 years of school.   Many more of us learned horticulture, turfgrass, agriculture, landscape design & management during our...

5 Tips for Buying Your Next Lawn Truck by Tony Bass

So you are thinking about adding, replacing or making a change within your truck fleet. You have begun the research and shopping process. You visit Google and type in "lawn truck". Instantly, 4,125,000 records are ready for review! With endless amounts of technical...

New Loading Ramp for Box Trucks

New Product Update - Super Lawn Truck transforms the ordinary box truck with the patented HR-1500, the newest of seven models of productivity enhancing loading ramps from the leading manufacturer of landscape trucks in North America. Watch and listen as David Leonard...

POD Casts Provide Landscapers Breakthrough Information

The Bottom Line with Tony Bass is a landscape industry education outreach service sponsored by Pro Magazine editor Gregg Wartgow and Super Lawn Technologies.  This monthly podcast is published specifically for owners of landscape, irrigation, tree service and snow...

Current Availability Just Released on New Website

Fort Valley, GA - Super Lawn Trucks announces the launch of the brand new web based truck inventory and availability website.  The web site is in response to the growing demand for road ready New & Used Super Lawn Trucks. According to Tony Bass of Super Lawn...

Tony Bass Appointed to University of Georgia Advisory Council

Tony Bass Appointed to University of Georgia Advisory Council

PRESS RELEASE   October 1, 2009   Tony Bass of Super Lawn Trucks, Inc. Appointed to The University of Georgia SBDC Network Advisory Council   Athens, Ga. The University of Georgia's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network recently appointed...

SLT Pro 12GL Purchased for Emerald Necklace Conservancy

Boston, MA - Thanks to a generous donation from The Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation, the Emerald Necklace Conservancy is pleased to announce the purchase of a new truck. The truck has been designed specifically for the conservancy by Super Lawn Trucks to...

Super Lawn Trucks – Best in Show Award – SLT PRO 2009

Athens, GA Super Lawn Trucks Recognized as "Best in Show" - Wintergreen Athens, GA Feb - 2009   Super Lawn Trucks was awarded Best in Show in the non-plant category for their display, the new SLT-Pro series.  Bobby Flowers presented the award on behalf of the...

Landscape Industry Veteran Appointed by Governor Perdue

Governor, Lt. Governor, Speaker Announce Appointments to Regional Water Councils Councils were created with passage of Statewide Water Management Plan Governor Sonny Perdue, Lt. Governor Casey Cagle and Speaker of the House Glenn Richardson announced today their...

NEW TRUCK GIVES SMALL LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS COMPETITIVE EDGE

Super Lawn Trucks to Introduce SLT Pro 12GL at October's GIE+Expo   FORT VALLEY, Ga. - Green industry landscape contractors and business owners looking to efficiently enhance productivity, reduce fuel consumption, and improve safety and security measures on their...

HIRING, RETAINING SUPER STAR EMPLOYEES JUST GOT A LITTLE EASIER

FORT VALLEY, Ga. (May 9, 2008)  - Using the blank space on the back of the business card, placing a memo beside the time clock, or putting magnetic signs on company trucks are just a few cost-effective ways to find good employees, according to a new book recently...

Super Flower Truck Introduced by Super Lawn Trucks

Super Flower Truck Introduced by Super Lawn Trucks

Super Lawn Trucks introduces the Super Flower Truck in 2008. Organize and safely carry 6 flats to 120 flats of seasonal color on one 16 foot enclosed truck body. The Super Flower Truck compliments the productivity enhancing products manufactured for medium duty trucks...

Super Lawn Truck Announces Expansion

SUPER LAWN TRUCKS RELOCATES TO FORT VALLEY, GA.   Truck Manufacturer for the Lawn and Landscape Industry in Position to Double its Output Capacity in 2008   FORT VALLEY, Ga. (March 4, 2008)  Super Lawn Trucks, Inc. (SLT), a manufacturer of trucks engineered...

Debris Dumper 5.0 Introduced by Super Lawn Trucks

Debris Dumper 5.0 Introduced by Super Lawn Trucks

Super Lawn Trucks introduces the Debris Dumper 5.0 in 2008. The side dumping debris storage and transport device is designed to safely carry and then quickly dump up to 5 cubic yards of grass clippings, yard trimmings or landscape debris.   The Debris Dumper 5.0...