Landscapes, Gardens and Lawns: Top Mobile Apps and Software for Growing and Mowing Businesses
As with any business, running a successful landscaping company can be an uphill battle that leaves you feeling helpless. There just so many things to keep track of — customers, crews, business plans — that you may find yourself overwhelmed.
The good news is, there are plenty of mobile apps that can help you maintain your sanity and help your business grow. From weather apps to apps that help you keep track of your scheduling, these apps are certain to decrease your stress so you can focus on making more money.These apps that can help you maintain your sanity and help you grow your landscaping business.Click To Tweet
Weather Live Free
A successful landscaping business means that you always have to know what the weather will be like today, tomorrow and even a week from now. Weather Live Free is a weather app by Apalon Apps that can help you stay ahead of the weather.
The app has all of the important information in one location: the temperature, including the “feels like” temperature so you and your crews can dress accordingly; the wind conditions so you can plan your spraying schedule; and it even has an up-to-the-minute weather radar so you can keep track of any fronts that may be moving into your work area.
If you have trouble staying on schedule and getting your invoices out on time, this app will help you get back on track.
Jobber is an all-in-one app that helps you manage many aspects of your business. You can create and edit crew schedules and share them with your employees, all with the touch of a button. You can create quotes as well for potential customers, instantly showing them what they can expect from you and what their final bill will be. Invoices can be sent out in a snap, and your customers can even pay online through the app so you get your money faster.
With all of the driving and fueling up of equipment, wouldn’t it be great if you could save money on gas? With GasBuddy, you can do just that.
This mobile app searches your area and locates the cheapest gas prices at that time so you can decide where to fill up. You can search by price or distance, making the decision as to whether or not to drive to the location is worth it. You can earn points toward discounts by reporting gas prices yourself and you can enter a daily contest to win $100 in free gas.
GardenAnswers Plant Identifier
Keeping track of all of the different plants that live in your area can be a challenge, so this app will help you. Like having a field guide in your pocket, you can look up plants by flowers, leaves, color and more in a database that contains over 200,000 plants. The app will also tell you how to treat diseases and other plant problems you may encounter.
Don’t get frustrated with all that comes with a landscaping business. Try these mobile apps and see if they can help you.
This guest post is by Elizabeth Ward. Elizabeth started her own nursery business several years ago and enjoys sharing her business knowledge online for other start-up business owners.
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