Are You Ready For Landscaping Yards?

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Are You Ready For Landscaping Yards?

Friday, October 24th, 2008    Subscribe To Our Feed

LawnYou haven’t had much luck in the career field that you have been in, and you want to do a job that is both creative, and one that gives you some exercise and allows you to be outside. You have decided that it would be great to start a business in which you are landscaping yards, but the question is: Are you ready?

About Landscaping Yards

 

The first thing that you need to realize when it comes to landscaping yards is that it isn’t going to be as simple as taking your lawnmower and mowing endless lawns. You are going to need a significant amount of money to start this business, because you will need landscaping tools other than just a lawnmower.

For example, in order to be considered a professional when it comes to landscaping yards, you will need a leaf blower/mulcher for autumn clean ups, a weed wacker, a seed spreader, and various pruning tools. On top of this, you will need a truck that can securely hold all of the tools you need for landscaping yards.

Once you have the truck and the tools, the next thing you need to do is get a business permit so that you can legally operate your business. You should probably have a designated office area in your home, or you’ll need to rent office space and have it inspected so that you can get a business permit.

When you have your business permit, you will next have to find employees to help you with your business. You’ll need at least two other landscaping employees so that you can get yards done efficiently and quickly. You’ll probably need to enlist the help of a financial advisor to figure out medical benefits and pay rates.

So, how do you find the right employees? Place an advertisement in your local newspaper or an online job database, and make appointments with them for interviews. You should also have background checks done.

When you have your workers, the next step is to build a clientele. At this time you should also have someone to act as a secretary for the business. Place advertisements in the local paper, in the form of flyers all over your town, and online if applicable.

The clientele base will grow if you do a good job, because word of mouth can definitely be an excellent marketing method, and clients will recommend you to family and friends. Thus, for this you should have business cards, and you can even think about making a website.

 

As you can see, starting a business landscaping yards is a lot of work, but if you have a true passion for it, it will definitely be worth all the work.

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