Selling Strategies for Landscape Contractors
You’re an expert in your trade and offer a service that brings value to your customer’s home and benefits their lifestyle. So why do some sales calls fall flat? A report from Contractor Nation shows a recurring theme: in order to get the job, homeowners need to feel that they can trust you. So, how do you do that? You get them to like you by identifying and selling to their personality type using the principles of The Platinum Rule.
Keep Your Landscape Workers Safe in the Heat
You don’t need us to tell you that temperatures will soon been soaring and working in such high temperatures can be dangerous for you and your workers. Supervisors and owners need to take responsibility to ensure the health of their workers during the heat. The US Department of Labor breaks it down with 8 key steps to prevent heat-related illnesses.
New Sustainable Landscape Management Certification Coming to CO
Earlier this year, ALCC announced its newest certification program, Sustainable Landscape Management (SLM). SLM's initiative is to educate Landscape Professionals on applying the right sustainable maintenance practices at the right time. Read more on SLM's progress, its reasoning, and how it benefits you, the industry, and our environment.
NALP Launches Apprenticeship Program
The NALP has launched an apprenticeship program that offers job seekers a path to a new career in the industry through a paid apprenticeship with a professional landscape company. The program is registered through the Department of Labor which provides significant state and federal funding for companies interested in participating in the program, including grants for training and equipment.
Product Feature: Atlantic's Fountain System
Atlantic’s Fountain System is the easiest, fastest and strongest way to build a water feature. Heavy-duty components make setting, plumbing and running your feature simple. All components are designed to work together to beautify any landscape. With systems that will handle any size, any shape and any load, the only limit is your imagination! Contact your local CPS Representative for more information.
Light Up Your Business with this Prime Patio Promotion!
Patio lighting is an easy add-on sale to any landscape or outdoor living project. Installation is a breeze and the aesthetic it provides captures the attention of your customer’s neighbors and friends. Now through June 30th, buy 25 patio light bulbs on one transaction and receive a $25 gift card. Buy 50 or more patio light bulbs on one transaction and receive a $60 gift card.