How to Grow Your Lawn Care Business

Published on February 13, 2018

Increasing profits and streamlining everyday operations are essential elements to leveling up any business' growth. This article will simplify the process by helping you you explore how to grow your lawn care business.

One of the best ways to start and grow a successful lawn care business is to soak up as much information as possible.

No matter how successful your lawn care business becomes, there are always areas for improvement and learning.

The key to growth is to seek advice from other lawn care owners and experts who are leaders in the field. Use this article to uncover some of the best resources to grow your lawn care business.

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Subscribe to a Growth-Focused Lawn Care YouTube Channel

Lawn Care Rookie

No matter what size of lawn care business you have, this YouTube channel can help.

The Lawn Care Rookie channel provides advice to help your lawn care business to successfully grow.

Watch videos on important topics such as:

  • Product reviews
  • Efficiency booster tips
  • Pro secrets to growing your business
  • Advice on everyday operations and procedures
  • Conversations about solutions to everyday business problems

In this channel, you’ll gain access to some of the best industry pro tips that consistently demonstrate how to grow your lawn care business.

Push Past Growth Bottlenecks by Subscribing to a Lawn Care Blog

The Service Autopilot Lawn Care Blog

In order to surpass your goals and grow a wildly successful business, subscribing to the Service Autopilot Lawn Care Blog is essential for you at every stage of growth.

Every week, we post blogs that are geared to help your business to consistently grow to reach your goals.

We give expert insider knowledge into topics like:

Use this blog to gain access to the best business tools, free downloads, professional advice, and a whole lot more.

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Read the Best Books to Grow Your Lawn Care Business

Profit First

In any business, money can get complicated very quickly. However, this is especially true for recurring services like lawn care.

Mike Michalowicz’s Profit First teaches you how to navigate through the process of generating sustainable profit.

Mike presents a new, revolutionary way of viewing your accounting process with step-by-step guidance to help you implement a profit first strategy into your business.

After reading this book, you’ll have the tools you need to begin sustainably increasing your profit to reach revenue goals.

And if you like this book, you’ll also like these from Mike:

They Ask You Answer

Whether you're just getting started in marketing, or you're experienced and looking to ramp up efforts, this is a must-read book for lawn care business owners.

Marcus Sheridan demonstrates the power of answering consumer questions to drive your marketing to the next level.

Using the simplified marketing strategies Marcus presents, you can gain higher quality leads, increase conversions, expand online presence, and so much more.

And if you like this book, you'll also like this one from Marcus:

The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working

If you’re facing problems in personal or work life that “just can’t be solved,” then this is your next read.

This book challenges the way we’re working so that you and your team can become more productive and engaged in the business.

Tony Schwartz argues that we’re not paying attention to the stuff that matters, and he talks about how you can begin to fix this problem.

In this book, Tony teaches you how to become a better leader to foster a more efficient and engaged team for your business.

And if you like this book, you’ll also like this one from Tony:

The Dip

Every business owner should read this book because it’s unlike many others you’ve probably read… 

Seth Godin teaches you how to quit.

He’ll show you how to know when it’s time to quit something versus when you should keep pushing forward.

Seth demonstrates how quitting can actually be a good thing and that the most successful business owners know when it’s time to throw in the towel on a project.

Through his unique take on successful entrepreneurship, Seth shows you how to be the best business owner possible.

And if you like this book, you’ll also like these from Seth:

The Goal

Bottlenecks are the end of many lawn care businesses. After all, when you stop growing, you begin to lose steam - getting stuck in a rut.

This is why The Goal is an important book every business owner should read.

In this book, Eliyahu Goldratt and Jeff Cox talk about the importance of setting goals and how you can create goals that launch your business forward.

The explain business development as an ongoing process of improvement that never stops.

Use this book to push past your business’ bottlenecks so you can continue growing your lawn care business.

Attend a Conference With Amazing Networking and Learning Opportunities

The Annual Service Autopilot Conference

Everyone who attends the Service Autopilot Conference is starving to get ahead and grow.

This annual event is the perfect place to meet other business owners who are working to get to the next level.

The SA Conference is a place where you can:

  • Meet other like-minded business owners
  • Get inside access to upcoming features in Service Autopilot
  • Learn from leading industry experts and business owners alike

Plus, did you know that well-known authors like Mike Michalowicz and Marcus Sheridan spoke at our 2019 SA6 Conference?

And here’s the best part: You don’t have to be a Member to attend!

While there are Service Autopilot training opportunities at this conference, it’s primarily geared towards helping YOU grow.

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Start Growing a Lawn Care Business You're Proud Of

Many lawn care business owners brag about their extensive years of experience. However, many of these same business owners are stuck in a rut.

They can’t grow as much as they need to, and they can’t get out of the truck to stop mowing lawns with their team (if they have one).

However, when you work smart and focus your energy on improving your business, you CAN reach your goals - maybe even shooting right past them!

Follow the resources in this article to start achieving unstoppable growth in your business right now.


Related: The Top 2022 Lawn Care Trade Shows to Attend


Originally published Feb 13, 2018 7:15 PM, updated Nov 23, 2021 9:15 AM

Lisa Marino

Lisa Marino is the Sr. Marketing Director for Service Autopilot. She uses her 17+ years in direct marketing, sales, and product development to push entrepreneurs beyond their limits. She's passionate about helping others grow their businesses through time-tested marketing techniques. When not writing, you can find her belting out a mean Stevie Nicks at a local karaoke night.
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