How to keep your business organized

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by therealdeal412, May 23, 2008.

  1. therealdeal412

    therealdeal412 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 20

    I just started a lawn cutting business and I have 7 lawns that I cut regularly. As I am just starting out I was wondering how to keep all of your lawns and customers organized and how to schedule the customers
     
  2. STIHL GUY

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 5,226

    I have a callander/ planner that i write when i mowed what lawns if they paid or not and what matenience i have done to equipment on that day
     
  3. Firefighter337

    Firefighter337 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 373

    I use Gopher Software program. Simple and it prints up nice invoices, estimates, etc. Also keeps track of money out/in. Pretty impressed so far.
     
  4. Frue

    Frue LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,472

    Lawnpro for me
     
  5. SmittyCity

    SmittyCity LawnSite Member
    Messages: 16

    Gopher 2006 keeps up with customers, multiple properties, scheduling, block scheduling, keeps up with past due invoices, expenses, maintenance on equipment, cash flow, etc..... Just get it, has helped me tons!
     
  6. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    A PDA is another idea, and on that note they need to make a PDAGPS lol but they're never geared for Ag applications.
     
  7. 93Chevy

    93Chevy LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 37,804

    I write everything down and keep stacks upon stacks of paperwork.

    Maybe I'll invest in some software soon.
     
  8. bohiaa

    bohiaa LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,220

    lawnpro...........
     
  9. elite lawns

    elite lawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 363

    Groundkeeper
     
  10. bohiaa

    bohiaa LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,220

    there ya have it........

    go to there web site and download a free trail copy, pick one purchase it and your off...


    Good luck
     

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