GROW YOUR TREE SERVICE BUSINESS WITH BIOCHAR
with Laurie Mann, American Biochar
Many people have heard of biochar, but may not know exactly what it is or how it can be used. Is it a fertilizer? Is it alive or dead? Animal, vegetable, or mineral?
On today’s show, you’ll learn all about biochar and its many benefits! We’ll even give you some ideas about how you could put it to use in your own yard, how you could add it into your tree care services, and how to talk to customers about the benefits of biochar.
FINDING THE BEST BOOTS FOR TREE WORKERS
with Tracy Cline, Haix
Having the right footwear can make all the difference between a great day in the field and a miserable one. But how do you find the right pair of boots to keep your feet dry and comfortable while protecting you from injury and making it easier to do your job?
Don't worry! We've got the inside scoop on finding the perfect pair of boots for tree workers right here on the Tree Care Business Show. And I bet there will be a lot of topics that are new to you or will help you up your footwear game!
STAND OUT WITH A UNIFORM PROGRAM FOR YOUR TREE SERVICE CREWS
with Heidi Baumgart, Arborwear
Tree worker uniforms - should you buy branded clothing and gear for your crews? We share the pros and cons, what it costs, the many benefits (hiring & retention? yup!), design ideas, ordering process, and more.
FINANCING YOUR EQUIPMENT PURCHASES
with JoAnn Cucciarre, Northern Atlantic Financial
How financing helps accelerate your business growth, how the process works, things to consider before applying, and more!
USING IMAGES (& VIDEO) TO MARKET YOUR BUSINESS
with Joel Spooner, InTreeMedia
Learn why images make such a big difference when selling your tree care services, what types of images work best to increase customer confidence and portray your business as an industry professional, tips for taking photos yourself, and photographic resources that will help you stand out online and in print without breaking the bank.
IN'S & OUT'S OF TREE SERVICE INSURANCE
with Tom Doherty, TreePro Insurance
What types of insurance you really do need, risks covered by tree service insurance, how to balance the costs vs benefits, and how to use your insurance to gain more work.
WHEN IT'S TIME TO UPGRADE TO A BUSINESS SOFTWARE SYSTEM
with Mike Triplett, ServSuite
How an "all in one" system can (and cannot) help grow your business, the signs that you're ready to step up to a business software system, what it takes to make the switch, and what to look for when choosing one.
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