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The Resource How to open & operate a financially successful landscaping, nursery, or lawn service business : with companion CD-ROM

How to open & operate a financially successful landscaping, nursery, or lawn service business : with companion CD-ROM

Label
How to open & operate a financially successful landscaping, nursery, or lawn service business : with companion CD-ROM
Title
How to open & operate a financially successful landscaping, nursery, or lawn service business
Title remainder
with companion CD-ROM
Title variation
How to open and operate a financially successful landscaping, nursery, or lawn service business
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
If you enjoy working with people and working outdoors, operating a small nursery, landscaping, or lawn service may be the perfect business for you. In fact, many operators combine all three of these elements to make an ideal year-round business. This complete manual will arm you with everything you need to get started and run with your new business, including: business forms, contracts, and worksheets and checklists for planning, opening, and running day-to-day operations. You will learn dozens of other valuable, timesaving tools of the trade that no business should be without. While providing detailed instructions and examples, this book leads you through every detail that will bring success. You will learn how to draw up a winning business plan and about deciding on a name, choosing the right equipment, and selling your other services to your present customers. You will learn about advertising, insurance, basic cost control systems, and market research. You will learn how to build your business by using low and no cost ways to satisfy customers, as well as ways to increase sales and have customers refer others to you
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
Dewey number
712.068
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
SB472.5
LC item number
.M68 2010
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
SB472.5
NAL item number
.H69 2010
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Landscaping industry
  • Landscape nurseries
  • Lawn care industry
  • Small business
Label
How to open & operate a financially successful landscaping, nursery, or lawn service business : with companion CD-ROM
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Characteristics of a successful business -- Know yourself before you start a business -- The nitty gritty work of landscaping -- The nursery business -- Planning for success -- Branding your business -- Funding your business -- Estimates, bids, and contracts -- Locating your office -- Buying office equipment and supplies -- Buying professional equipment and supplies -- Hiring outdoor workers -- Finding customers--or helping them find you -- To focus or expand
Control code
ocn234257156
Dimensions
23 cm. +
Extent
288 p.
Isbn
9781601382283
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008030019
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)234257156
Label
How to open & operate a financially successful landscaping, nursery, or lawn service business : with companion CD-ROM
Publication
Note
Includes index
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Characteristics of a successful business -- Know yourself before you start a business -- The nitty gritty work of landscaping -- The nursery business -- Planning for success -- Branding your business -- Funding your business -- Estimates, bids, and contracts -- Locating your office -- Buying office equipment and supplies -- Buying professional equipment and supplies -- Hiring outdoor workers -- Finding customers--or helping them find you -- To focus or expand
Control code
ocn234257156
Dimensions
23 cm. +
Extent
288 p.
Isbn
9781601382283
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008030019
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)234257156

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