TAG: Linnemann Lawn Care & Landscaping

Package deal

November 8, 2018By
Husqvarna ride-on mower (Photo: Husqvarna)

There are loyalty programs for everything from hotels to restaurants that reward customers for making purchases. It only makes sense for customers to take advantage of these perks for things they are already going to buy. But what about mower fleet loyalty programs? Should landscapers consider a rewards program or purchasing their entire fleet from one mower manufacturer? Beyond the... read more

Efficiency Tip: Making the most of texting

March 9, 2016By

Text messaging is a preferred form of communication for many customers, but it can be cumbersome for office staff to keep up with and difficult to streamline if clients are texting multiple team members. To solve these problems, Linnemann Lawn Care & Landscaping in Columbia, Ill., enlisted a land line texting service called Zipwhip, which allows the company to text... read more

August 2015: Editorial advisory board

August 7, 2015By

How could Amazon Home Services affect the landscape industry? Landscape Professionals Richard Bare Arbor-Nomics Turf, Norcross, Ga. “I think it would be a big plus for the residential lawn treatment business, but your geographic territory would have to be well defined, as well as what you do. It’s a name people trust. We used to be on a national site, but... read more

Backstory: Adam Linnemann

April 1, 2015By

Adam Linnemann President, Linnemann Lawn Care & Landscaping Columbia, Ill.   Education Columbia High School Columbia, Ill. Class of 1999 Southwestern Illinois College Belleville, Ill. 1999–2001 “I specifically remember sitting inside the classroom thinking, “Man, I could be out there making money,” so I gave it up. Mom wasn’t very happy at the time, but she’s fine with it now.”... read more

March 2015: Editorial advisory board

March 12, 2015By

What leadership advice do you have for younger or newer business owners? Landscape Professionals Chris Joyce Joyce Landscaping, Cape Cod, Mass. “The biggest lesson you learn as a leader is to show that you make mistakes yourself and you face the same challenges as your team does. It’s just a matter of how you solve those problems.” Adam Linnemann Linnemann... read more

February 2015: Editorial advisory board

February 17, 2015By

What’s one easy way a company can improve cash flow? Landscape Professionals Richard Bare Arbor-Nomics Turf, Norcross, Ga. “Research every nook and cranny of the business (or hire a professional business analyst/consultant to do it). For instance, how much are you paying to take credit cards? Maybe what you’re paying makes it cost prohibitive to take the leading card. (For... read more