TAG: accounting

A Better Way 2 Learn offers free e-book

March 19, 2014By

A Better Way 2 Learn Financials released a free e-book for landscape professionals, The Landscaper’s Guide to Integrated Financial Management, authored by Frank Ross, the creator of A Better Way 2 Learn. The 15-page guide hits on five processes to foster sustainable growth within a landscape company. Those five processes include the following. 1. Lead tracking The guide reinforces how important... read more

Do you have an integrated financial management process?

November 19, 2013By

Integrated financial management is not accounting. It’s a system of financial management for a landscaping business that relates the most important financial processes to each other in such a way that, at any point in your financial cycle, you will have a clear and focused picture of where your business stands, where each individual job stands, where you’re in great... read more

How many support staff do I need?

October 11, 2013By

I’m continually surprised and amazed by the lack of continuity in the amount of support staff per dollars of revenue among landscape business owners. It ranges from two people per $5 million to one person per $1 million. Notwithstanding the differences between design/build and maintenance, it seems there should be a standard correlation between support staff and revenue. So what’s... read more

April 2013 Web Extra: Green Industry chart of accounts

April 12, 2013By

In Bruce Wilson’s April 2013 Best Practices column we reference a sample Green Industry chart of accounts, available for download, courtesy of the Wilson-Oyler Group. Download it now by CLICKING HERE. read more

Open your books for profit

January 1, 2002By

Businessman Dan Foley and other players on his team huddle at 7 a.m. every Tuesday morning. There are usually about 10 people in the huddle. They're forecasting the financials for the month. read more