34th Annual Inc. 5000 List: Who Made the Cut?

On a yearly basis, Inc. 5000 Magazine compiles a list of the 5,000 fastest growing companies in the United States that are privately held.  In their 34th annual list, 18 landscape and snow companies were included, which is almost double the number from 2014. Landscape Management took this a step further, and detailed these 18 companies that earned their right to be listed by Inc. 5000.  Read more to see which companies made the cut, one of which, we’re proud to say, was Noon Turf Care!

A $1 Billion Lawn Care Company in the Making

Hot off the acquisition of Noon Brothers back in September of 2015, TruGreen has confirmed their purchase of Scotts Miracle-Gro lawn service division.  Upon buying Scotts Lawn Service, TruGreen will establish themselves as a $1 billion lawn care company, and increase their overall clientele to approximately 2.3 million.  For more details regarding this acquisition, read what Lawn & Landscape had to say, and stay in-the-know!

One Step Sales at MATE 2016

The Mid Atlantic Turfgrass Expo took place in Fredericksburg, Virginia from January 25th-28th, 2016.  On Monday January 25th, Chris Noon had the opportunity to teach his One Step Sales process to a group of eager learners.  This process addresses the issues that businesses can come across with both their marketing initiatives and sales processes.  To learn more about the Mid Atlantic Turfgrass Expo, or MATE for short, visit TurfConference.org today!

Improve Sales in Three Simple Steps

The sales process is one that certainly has its ups and downs, but it’s important not to lose out on a prospect by failing to complete a few of the most sensible steps.  Chris Noon discusses how following up on a sales proposal is crucial for boosting sales.  Read more to understand the additional steps in turning your sales proposal into a confirmed sale, or at the very least, a learning experience for you and your team.

Turf Magazine also discusses these tips and steps, and beckons the question “how many proposals do you send to clients without a response back?”

One Step Sales Session with Chris Noon

Chris Noon discusses his One Step Sales process, and helps to clarify how business owners can define their value proposition, identify their target market, increase sales efforts and more!  There are numerous impediments that businesses can face in their marketing plans and sales initiatives, and this session with Chris Noon is sure to help clear up confusion and offer direction.  Watch the One Step Sales session and stay in-the-know!

Tips to stay ahead of the sales curve in 2016

Seasonality is something that affects lawn service and landscaping companies from being able to perform their most crucial tasks.  However, just because a service or product may not be “in season,” it’s important to continue chomping at the bit and looking for new ways to get ahead of the competition.  Turf Magazine discusses six tips on how to leverage seasonality and hit sales and client renewal goals during the winter months.

On-Demand Service Industry Growth: Amazon and Google Seek to Capitalize

As the on-demand service industry continues to boom, and with an estimated 7.6 million Americans working in what’s being dubbed the “gig economy” by 2020, the juggernauts of the web are looking to take advantage.  Google and Amazon are each working on their own version of a Home Service platform in hopes of offering what existing service-provider websites have been unable to thus far.  Read more to stay in-the-know regarding this untapped market worth billions of dollars.