Welcome to Our Landscape Contractor Success Center!
Our goals go beyond helping our clients measure more properties online so they can bid more jobs and win more sales. In that spirit we’ve created this contractor success center loaded with checklists, worksheets, eBooks, data and information that are aimed to help you excel in different areas of your business. If you have any requests for the contractor resource center, please contact us and let us know!
Conduct an 80/20 Systems Audit at Your Landscape Company
The 80/20 systems audit worksheet is based on Mike Rorie’s “The Advantage Of Great Systems” presentation that has been featured at several green industry events. It’s designed to help you focus on developing the systems most critical to the success of your company now, because systems are the seeds that grow successful landscape businesses.
Download our 80/20 Systems Audit Worksheet to help you conduct an 80/20 systems audit at your landscape company today.
Benchmarking Checklist for Landscape Companies
Benchmarking is the process of tracking, measuring and analyzing key performance indicators at your company. You can benchmark sales, operations, administrative processes…pretty much anything! The key is beginning the process. This checklist will help you get started on the process so you can:
- Identify key performance factors to streamline operations
- Build a more profitable company
- Increase employee motivation
Delegation Checklist for Landscapers
Delegating to key individuals at your landscape company can take you places you could never reach on your own; however, like most things in business, delegation is an acquired skill- and a tough one at that to master.
Download our delegation checklist that outlines a simple, yet effective delegation process to help you identify who, what, why and when you can delegate to and about at your company.
Mike Rorie’s 5 Components of a Rock Solid Training Program
Our CEO Mike Rorie has been involved in the landscaping and snow removal industries for over 30 years. He grew his business from one truck, to a multi-branch regional platform, and he learned a lot along the way- including the idea that creating a ‘learning culture’ with a training program as your vehicle is a sure bet for success.
At the 2014 Green Industry Conference, Mike had the opportunity to present his “Five Components of a Rock Solid Training Program” to his peers. Download his presentation today to get his ideas on how to create a training program, and how your company will benefit.
Mike Rorie’s Training Program Worksheet for Landscape Companies
Implementing a training program at your service business is a key component to your ability to scale and grow. Download Mike Rorie’s training program worksheet to get your ideas flowing and documented so you can get your training program up and running ASAP.
This worksheet will help you outline what training topics to cover with your team, who should lead training sessions, and when they should occur.
Go iLawn’s Best Business Advice eBook
The beauty of a great business quote lies in it’s ability to teach, inspire and say so much with so few words. We asked Go iLawn users to send us their favorite business quotes that they’ve heard from mentors or that they would offer as advice to other landscape contractors. We compiled their quotes and quotes from other great business minds into our Best Business Advice for Landscape Companies eBook.
Download it today for free.
How Landscapers Estimate
We’ve been fortunate that our clients have taken the time to explain the details and nuances of landscape estimating to us to help us advance our tools. We’re even more fortunate that they continue sharing their expertise and industry knowledge with us like they did in a 2014 survey we conducted all about preparing landscape estimates.
We compiled their responses in an easy-to-digest infographic that you can download and share!
How to Use the NOAA Website to Get Snowfall Data
No matter what type of snow and ice management estimate you plan to prepare, it’s always a good idea to arm yourself with any and all information possible about the properties you plan to service- including historical weather data. We have prepared a step-by-step guide to help you download historical weather data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association’s (NOAA) website. Best of all- it’s completely free.
New Go iLawn Tools & Updates
Our in house development team is constantly looking for ways to enhance our property measuring tools for landscapers. After all, our number one goal is to help our users measure properties faster and better than ever before. Check out our list of new features, tweaks and enhancements we’ve recently made with this in mind.