5 Key Review Platforms for Landscape Businesses

Positive online reviews are vital for landscape businesses, as they are for any small business. Why? Recent stats indicate people trust online reviews as much as a recommendation from someone they know, and reviews can impact the trust of possible new customers that intend to buy. There’s a guide that’ll go over the top 5 review sites you’ll want to consider if you’re in the landscaping industry and bonus: tips on how to succeed leveraging the platform. Earning positive reviews in the right places can bring customers your way, so you’ll want check out this guide.

Tips to Avoid a Sales Tax Audit

calculator-1276066_1920Small business owners prick up their ears when they hear the word taxes. Sales taxes are often a source of alarm, especially in today’s environment of digital commerce, and associated regulations.

However you track your sales tax obligations, if you don’t fully comply with the latest regulations in the regions that apply to you, you could leave your business open to an audit. How can your business avoid a sales tax audit notice or minimize any panic if you should receive one? Here are some pointers:

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Keep Customers Coming Back for More with This One Thing

No matter what industry your small business is in, there’s one thing that still continues to keep your customers coming back: service; it’s like a secret weapon. Quality products/services and the customer service provided are two key factors that influence repeat purchases.

In their article on stellar service, Manta suggests you consider making some simple tweaks to keep up with and improve customer service in the following areas: Continue reading

Snow Removal Biz Productivity Related Apps/Tools

smartphone_snow_webThere have been a number informative articles and posts on mobile tools for the snow business, some as recently as today. An article run recently by Green Industry Pros jumped out at us. It’s called Mobile Tools for Snow-Removal Businesses. It talks about the use your phone or tablet as a powerful business tool, and notes some apps in particular that can help in the snow-removal arena. Continue reading