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Service for All Seasons: Understanding Your Snow and Ice Client

For businesses in seasonal markets, winter is an annual threat. It’s the fear of having to shut down after every storm, losing revenue for days at a time. It’s the looming risk of winter-related injuries occurring onsite, resulting in costly lawsuits and bad P.R. And almost inevitably, winter means a dip in sales for many…read more

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Are You Meeting Your Goals for 2014?

With the end of year just six weeks away, it’s down to the wire for small business owners. Reports are being run, profits and losses counted, budgets finalized for a new calendar year. But this season is also one of personal reflection, from family gatherings to New Year’s resolutions. As we close the books on…read more

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The Customer Surveys That Changed Brian Dillon’s Business

Ask Brian Dillon about his primary jobsite tool, and he won’t name a piece of equipment. Neither will his crews, or anyone else at U.S. Lawns in Waco, TX. Since implementing his first U.S. Lawns Customer Satisfaction Surveys a few months ago, Brian has made them his top priority. And the results have surprised even…read more

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U.S. Lawns Honors All Veterans on This Veterans Day

Today, we honor all veterans. We’d like to especially honor our franchise owners who have served their country with distinction in the Armed Forces. At U.S. Lawns, we believe military service is excellent preparation for business. That’s why we offer a special program to help veterans join our network. We also recruit men and women…read more

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Is a Business a Democracy?

Today is Election Day, and a chance to reflect on our privilege as Americans. Too often we hear complaints about the candidates for office, or how badly the government is doing. But on this day, we should remember that many other countries have it far worse. In fact, our right to vote is a blessing…read more