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Professional Landscape Design Software – Buyer’s Guide (2019)

Professional landscape design software has come a very long way in just a few short years, and today it’s easy to be overwhelmed by all of your options. From full-fledged options like Vectorworks Landmark to iPhone-ready landscape design apps like [...]

By |2019-07-29T23:33:11+00:00May 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Are Google Posts Worth It for Roofers? We Look at the Real Numbers.

If you haven’t heard of Google Posts before, you’re in good company. Google Posts are Google’s latest way to let businesses share news, updates, and special offers with searchers. Google started experimenting with them in 2016 and opened them up [...]

By |2018-11-06T01:28:43+00:00November 6th, 2018|Branding, SEO|

5 Smart Marketing Ideas for a New Tree Service Business

Growing a tree service business isn’t easy. In the US, many markets already have one or two established tree care companies with big budgets and a big head start. If you try to rely on standard tree care business marketing [...]

By |2019-03-02T00:15:31+00:00June 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

What to Do if a Terrorist Buys your Plumbing Truck

In December 2014, Islamic militants in Syria tweeted a photo of a Soviet-made anti-aircraft gun being fired from the back of a Texan plumber’s truck. Mark Oberholtzer from Mark-1 Plumbing had traded in his Ford F-250 to a dealership, and [...]

By |2018-06-19T19:06:20+00:00June 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Yelp vs. Google Reviews: Why Your Business Needs to Focus on Google

Every small business owner knows about Yelp reviews, but what about Google reviews? In the battle of Yelp vs. Google reviews, there are a few massive reasons that Google reviews are better for business owners. Not only are they more [...]

By |2019-03-02T00:11:15+00:00April 9th, 2018|Reviews|

7 Big Things You Didn’t Know About Google Reviews

There’s a lot of misinformation out there about Google reviews. If you’ve ever searched for a local business, you’ve probably seen them before. Here’s a few of them now: Ask a business owner about their Google reviews, however, and you’ll [...]

By |2017-10-30T20:51:02+00:00October 21st, 2017|Reviews|