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From Suits To Seeding – Welcome New Spring-Green Business Owner Stockton Wells

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Spring-Green Lawn Care is happy to announce the resale of a multi-territory franchise in Irmo and Lexington, SC. The locations were acquired in May 2021.   New franchise owner Stockton Wells will continue growing the 20+ year business, providing lawn and tree care, as well as expanding additional home services tailored to the varying needs of the local neighborhoods in the community. Prior to joining Spring-Green, Stockton Wells achieved the ranking of an Eagle Scout and after graduating from the University of South Carolina, was in the finance and wealth management industry.  “I am excited to help build the Spring-Green brand in our area, as well as starting to build something for myself, instead of always working for others,” […]

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The Recurring Revenue In Pest Control

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Recurring Revenue can be the lift to your business’s bottom line you’ve been searching for – and pest control can offer that additional revenue stream you seek. As a Spring-Green Business Owner, you’ll tap into a powerful network of brand power, quality services, and behind the scenes processes to help you build a diverse and growing business. Let’s start with a few definitions and explanations. What is Recurring Revenue? The Recurring Revenue business model is when a customer signs up for a product or service in exchange regularly for a recurring […]

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How To Set Performance Goals For You and Your Employees

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One Gallup survey recently reported that approximately 69% of employees whose managers encourage them to set (and measure) goals are more engaged as compared to those who don’t. According to that study, those who don’t, weigh in at only 8%. This stat along with countless others make the undeniable case for creating performance goals for your team. Of course, you can count on the Spring-Green team to support you as you roll out this important element of your team-building strategy.  How can I set strategic and measurable goals that will help my […]

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How to Manage Client Expectations

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Good customer service starts with managing client expectations. Helping clients understand what they should expect from your services and what they shouldn’t is a fine art. Communication is the key to meeting client expectations, but it’s a fine line between going the extra mile for clients and setting yourself up for failure. By following Spring-Green’s tips, you can keep your clients happy and consistent.   9 Steps For Managing Client Expectations Honesty is the best policy. A big part of setting client expectations is honest communication. From the beginning, communicating how things are going to go, what […]

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The Spring-Green Flex Start Program

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Becoming a business owner can seem like quite a risk if you’ve never owned one before. The transition between your current career and your future entrepreneurial dream may appear to be a far leap, but that doesn’t always have to be the case. At Spring-Green, we’ve designed the Spring-Green Flex Start Program which offers Franchise Owners greater control of their time and flexibility as they transition from their current occupation into the growing Green Industry. The right candidate is able to operate their Spring-Green Franchise in a part-time capacity until […]

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How Can My Small Business Give Back To My Community?

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When you are a small business in a small community giving back should to your neighbors should be a reflex. Supporting the community that supports you is very important. Regardless of how small or large your area is, it can be difficult to figure out the best and most effective way to give back to your community. Luckily, Spring-Green has done the heavy lifting for you and has compiled a few great ideas to help give back to your community. What Does Giving Back To My Community Do For My Business?  There is more you can do than […]

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How Can I Train New Employees During The Busy Season?

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It’s like a double-edged sword. Every year you find yourself needing to add staff to the team to support your busy season. You struggle to find the time and capacity to train the new staff during this crazy time. It is possible to increase your staff and bring them up to speed even while the busiest time of the year is taking place. Spring-Green has the tips you need to train your new staff members safely and efficiently when you need them most. 5 Tips For Training New Employees When You Are Busy Set things […]

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How To Become A Better Mentor For Your Staff

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As a boss, you have the unique opportunity to become a mentor to those who report to you. Bosses who rise to the occasion and take on the role of mentor transform from the title of boss into that of a leader. The truth is that whether you rise to the challenge of becoming a mentor or not, your team members will look to you for inspiration, guidance, and support. By sliding into the role of mentor, you’ll empower your employees to tap into your experience and knowledge base, creating a better […]

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How Can Business Owners Prepare For The Busy Season?

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The busy season is almost here and are you prepared? Have you thought about what you need to do to get ready? The busy season does not have to mean you have to sacrifice the balance in your life. By following this outline, you can optimize the busy season while still staying sane. Tips To Prepare Yourself For The Busy Season Busy seasons can be challenging to get through in seasonal businesses. You’ll be required to put in long hours with the sense that it’s now or never during peak times. This stress can take a physical and mental […]

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Should I Join A Peer Group?

As a business leader, you might be hearing an often-used buzzword – peer groups. Considering jumping into a peer group scenario can leave you feeling skeptical about the benefits, expectations, and inner workings of a peer group. Spring-Green is here to answer your burning questions and give you a few tips along the way. What is a peer group? A peer group is typically made up of a group of CEOs, entrepreneurs or business leaders that, ideally, have linear roles in similar size businesses. The more aligned the elements are, the more beneficial the peer group […]

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