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Monthly Archives: November 2017

Spring-Green Lawn Care Welcomes Newest Franchise Owner Steve Ward

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Spring-Green Lawn Care is proud to announce its newest Franchise Owner, Steve Ward of SJ Ward Landscapes in Longmont, CO. Ward likes to think of his diversification with Spring-Green as a long-term commitment that will provide stability for the future. “Spring-Green expands our opportunity to provide fertilization and weed control services to commercial and residential properties. At scale this business can be very profitable and provides our family recurring revenue,” said Ward, “As I prepare my business for succession planning or eventual sale adding Spring-Green simply further stabilizes our business […]

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Spring-Green Lawn Care Welcomes Newest Franchise Owner Scott Hodge

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Spring-Green Lawn Care is proud to announce its newest Franchise Owner, Scott Hodge of R&H Land Designs, Inc. in San Antonio, TX. Hodge, a long-time business owner in the green industry, is excited to diversify with Spring-Green because he knows it will give him the opportunity to take care of customers over the long run. “The beauty of providing lawn care is that it is recurring,” said Hodge, “So we’re not just building something then walking away. Now we’ll be able to help the customer by maintaining their lawn too.” […]

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When Is the Best Time to Diversify Your Green-Industry Business?

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“If you’re not growing, you’re dying.” This well-worn aphorism has been attributed to seemingly hundreds of figures: poets, actors, business leaders, motivational speakers. While we may never know who first uttered the words, they ring true nonetheless. And they can be applied to personal as well as business growth. Many businesses have learned the hard way that placing faith in one revenue stream can be fatal: Blockbuster Video, for instance, ignored the signs that streaming was the way of the future — signs Netflix capitalized on — and their brick-and-mortar […]

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QuickBooks Best Practices: 7 Tips to Maximize Your Financial Management

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If you’re running a green industry business, financial management software is a must-have to account for revenue for work completed, record daily expenses, and take inventory to properly allocate material costs. From all the software options available, the majority of small business owners have opted for QuickBooks: As of 2015, QuickBooks enjoyed an 80 percent market share of U.S. small businesses that use financial management software. But many have only scratched the surface of the tool’s capabilities: For even the most seasoned QuickBooks users, there’s always plenty to learn about […]

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