View Full Version : Good Year so Far!

06-10-2008, 12:04 AM
Being the business student that I am, I just did some number crunching and came up with my year-to-date revenue and profit growth.

So far this season (6 weeks in) my revenue is up 223% over this time last year and gross profit is up 185%. Things are looking pretty good.

All I've done differently this year is put a little more money into Google Ads to get our results higher and started advertising on craigslist.

06-11-2008, 03:07 PM
Great work Dave!

How do you find Google ad words compare to other forms of advertisings. Say even craigslist?

Also what should a lawn care business focus on as far as the ad words?

06-11-2008, 10:46 PM
Just try and use a broad range of keywords to anticipate what people will be searching, i.e. lawn cutting, lawn mowing, lawncare, stuff like that.

We get all of our landscaping jobs from Google adwords...and I find it to be about a 50/50 split for maintenance jobs between Google and Craigslist...although Google tends to give us most of the regular jobs.