TAG: social media

Editorial Advisory Board: February 2019

February 20, 2019By

What are the best strategies for recruiting through social media? Landscape Professionals Richard Bare Arbor-Nomics Turf Norcross, Ga. “I don’t think we’ve recruited much through Facebook or LinkedIn. We use Indeed quite heavily and have had great results with it.” Troy Clogg Troy Clogg Landscape Associates Wixom, Mich. “We all work with people we know and trust. Therefore, the best... read more

Tip sheets

September 24, 2018By

LANDSCAPES 2018 Attendee Tip Sheets | PDF Downloads   Social Media: Beyond the Basics Making Your Post POP! Multimedia + SEO for Boosting Engagement                     For more information, contact Bethany Chambers at bchambers@northcoastmedia.net.   read more

Communication Coach: How to make content marketing a business practice for your landscape firm

September 12, 2018By

If you are not familiar with content marketing, you should be. Maybe you have an inkling that it’s somehow connected with social media. That’s a good start. Content marketing is a practice, just as accounting is a practice. It’s a practice that helps businesses get results with social media. It’s also bigger than social media. Content marketing includes everything a... read more

Labor Tip: Dial up digitally

April 2, 2018By
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It’s a repeated theme within the green industry: Everyone is concerned about the labor market. “It’s basically shifted from an employer market to an employee market,” says Steve Cesare, an HR consultant at landscape business consulting firm, The Harvest Group. With so many available positions, how can landscape pros staff up? Cesare recommends dialing up digital presences to attract top... read more

Indie Award semifinalist Mower Man reaches thousands on social media

December 6, 2016By

David Ovando’s origin story mirrors that of many industry professionals. What started as a side job, cutting a few lawns to make a little extra money, turned into a career and a passion. “I just wanted to make $600 to pay rent,” said Ovando, owner of Mower Man Lawn Services in McKinney, Texas. “In the first couple months, I made $10,000-$15,000,... read more

Finding the true value in creating online content

May 9, 2016By
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How one lawn care company leverages Facebook. Many business owners don’t see the true value in engaging and creating content for their online followers. Once my General Manager Kevin Adan and I embraced this tactic as another part of our marketing pillar, we saw our business grow. Since my lawn care business, Weed Man of Roswell, began implementing a social... read more