Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Graphic And Web Design Support Forums > Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions.

Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. Need a lawn care business website built? Talk about search engine optimization. Or ask your lawn care and landscaping business web building related questions here. Show us your landscaping business web site for review.

[Need] I need a few WordPress Templetes for lawn care service


Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions.

Need a lawn care business website built? Talk about search engine optimization. Or ask your lawn care and landscaping business web building related questions here. Show us your landscaping business web site for review.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 11-20-2012, 07:50 AM
patrick6411 patrick6411 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 106
Rep Power: 3
patrick6411 is on a distinguished road
Default [Need] I need a few WordPress Templetes for lawn care service

I am looking for a few WordPress templates for my site. We offer full service lawncare service. I have seen some but not any I personally like. Does anybody have any or know of any that are good? Please let me know. Thanks in advanced!
Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


  #2  
Old 11-20-2012, 09:22 AM
CHEESE2009's Avatar
CHEESE2009 CHEESE2009 is offline
Dr. Scott - Ruler of the Underworld
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Switzerland, Grindelwald
Age: 74
Posts: 4,475
Rep Power: 11
CHEESE2009 is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Do you plan on doing any blogging?
If not, I wouldn't bother with Wordpress.

It's a lot easier to create your own template/website using HTML5 and CSS, you'll have more freedom and control, and a better understanding of how everything works.

I find Wordpress too be a little too scattered when it comes to their code, and where it's placed.

Wordpress also has a lot of errors, as most of the widgets or plugins are usually created using different methods that don't get along very well.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 11-20-2012, 11:45 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 37,122
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

have you found any templates you like but could later change the background images?
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 11-20-2012, 02:23 PM
The Cleaning Doctor's Avatar
The Cleaning Doctor The Cleaning Doctor is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Helena, MT
Posts: 927
Rep Power: 6
The Cleaning Doctor is on a distinguished road
Default

There are a few that are specifically designed for lawn care but I find them to be very lacking. What I have found is that you need to modify any template that you use such as changing the background image.
__________________
Pat
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 11-20-2012, 04:23 PM
Mayor of Mow Town Mayor of Mow Town is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Australia
Posts: 56
Rep Power: 0
Mayor of Mow Town is on a distinguished road
Default

Cheese raises a good point, in that deciding whether WordPress is right for you is an important consideration. WordPress does take some time to set-up and learn, and you need to keep your site well maintained. Some people are into that stuff, while others aren't.

If learning WordPress is not for you, there are a heap of companies that offer hosted website building solutions (using your own domain name) for a low monthly fee. There are lots of dodgy looking ones, but SquareSpace is one that I think has some good-looking templates (not Wordpress).

All that being said, I use WordPress themes from WooThemes. There are some freebies, but most have a fee.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 11-20-2012, 07:56 PM
patrick6411 patrick6411 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 106
Rep Power: 3
patrick6411 is on a distinguished road
Default

Websites are a little hobby of mine. Yes I am a WordPress lover. I use it on a personal family blog and have gotten pretty good at it. I have thought about making or having a standalone site made, but I am a creature of habit. I know WordPress good enough to build it out. I am planning on doing a few blog postings on the site, like little how to articles, but these are mainly going to be to get seo rankings. I feel that 90% of the people will not do it and will contact us for the service. Most will not have the tools to do it.
I know I can change the images and that is what I am more than likely going to do. Nothing is turnkey ever. There is always something we want different. I just mainly wanted to see a few templates and get some ideas in order to build ours. We have never had a site, never really needed one. Our business is 99% word of mouth from other customers. So I am doing this more of an image thing.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 11-20-2012, 11:17 PM
Organic Ken Organic Ken is offline
Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Ione, CA
Posts: 32
Rep Power: 5
Organic Ken is on a distinguished road
Default

I just use wordpress Twenty Eleven and customize it with plug-ins and widgets. Check it out http://OrganicKen.com

First, I don't use it primarily as a blog. I make the front page static and make a page "kens blog" the blog page. A blog page will help generate more traffic using desired search term. You'll see I haven't added to my blogs, need to d this, lol

Then I use "form builder" plugin to add a response form to the bottom of each page that emails straight to me, instead of a comment form

I use "publicize" to add facebook "likes" and others on pages and posts.

I use "add meta tags" pluging to add meta data for SEO

"Google analyticator" to track things

and of course "jetpack" for widgets, stats, etc.

How's it look? do you think my coupon is too much? Thanks for your opinions!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New Eco Friendly Lawn Care Service SavEcoMowing Introduce Yourself 9 02-10-2012 01:40 PM
how to get the neighbour lawn care service dell General Talk 6 12-07-2011 07:06 PM
Remember When... Lawn Care Service Remember When Introduce Yourself 5 01-11-2009 01:18 PM
Cooperative lawn care service Steve Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 2 03-05-2007 02:18 PM
B&P's lawn care service Steve Graphic Design Discussions 0 06-12-2006 03:46 PM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Covering a landscape...
Dan Tanner
Today 09:01 AM
Today 02:40 PM
by SGL1
1 41
Billing methods
jcurr33
03-26-2015 01:33 PM
Today 02:38 PM
by SGL1
7 187
bidding a cemetery....
NPM_LLC
Yesterday 10:56 AM
Today 01:18 PM
by jrs.landscaping
5 107
Start LIKING FACEBOOK...
rlclawncare123
02-26-2015 12:06 AM
Today 12:50 PM
by SC93
3 381
35,000 Eddm
greenscaper123
03-18-2015 12:51 PM
Today 12:32 PM
by SC93
19 511
Bid for large home...
lxarth
03-22-2015 11:06 AM
Today 12:31 PM
by kslawn
9 329
Weed and Feed
robkattankate
03-19-2015 09:00 PM
Today 08:42 AM
by Dan Tanner
5 392
Ferris FW35 questions
Chilehead
03-10-2015 08:31 PM
Yesterday 03:14 PM
by Dan Tanner
5 391
First big mower decision?
SGL1
Yesterday 08:58 AM
Yesterday 08:58 AM
by SGL1
0 65
Employee job training...
brookline
12-15-2014 07:15 PM
Yesterday 08:43 AM
by biglee
28 2,408
Mower vs lot size advice
jcurr33
03-25-2015 09:29 PM
Yesterday 08:37 AM
by Dan Tanner
5 192
Finally got a warehouse
avetslawncare
03-12-2015 07:52 PM
Yesterday 08:25 AM
by SGL1
11 539
Trepidation about...
michellemarvin
03-23-2015 07:46 PM
Yesterday 05:35 AM
by Dan Tanner
2 167
How do you get...
ESREVER
03-25-2015 01:30 PM
Yesterday 12:18 AM
by lxarth
7 204
I lost a long term...
Sprinkler Buddy
09-04-2011 02:24 PM
03-27-2015 11:42 PM
by lxarth
15 3,447
hoa bid need help
bigdaveha12
03-24-2015 08:29 PM
03-27-2015 11:17 PM
by lxarth
6 238
introducing myself
chris2500hd
03-24-2015 11:16 AM
03-27-2015 02:02 PM
by Steve
8 232
Commercial Jobs
CurbAppeal1
03-25-2015 04:22 PM
03-27-2015 12:29 PM
by biglee
5 199
Flag or no flag
Matther777
03-24-2015 02:41 PM
03-27-2015 12:25 PM
by biglee
10 345
Office Administration...
Girlfriend
03-26-2015 05:40 PM
03-26-2015 05:40 PM
by Girlfriend
0 232
Is this tree beyond help?
SGL1
03-22-2015 05:35 PM
03-25-2015 08:55 PM
by SGL1
14 644
Opinions on truck wrap
Trupro
02-28-2015 03:21 PM
03-25-2015 07:54 PM
by Trupro
33 1,586
The New Wave!!!! Read...
Jamesw86
03-22-2015 08:33 PM
03-25-2015 02:50 PM
by Steve
10 321
grass in the gas tank
robkattankate
03-23-2015 04:37 PM
03-25-2015 02:36 PM
by Steve
5 200
Helping others
hansenslawncare
09-15-2011 08:50 PM
03-25-2015 02:33 PM
by Steve
11 2,669
DOT Number
acrajchel
03-20-2015 05:56 PM
03-25-2015 02:28 PM
by Steve
7 367
Michelin x tweel.
apmAkron
03-23-2015 04:22 PM
03-24-2015 12:40 PM
by Steve
3 147
spike aerator???
Bradcook21
03-21-2015 01:55 PM
03-24-2015 10:32 AM
by acrajchel
4 229
Hello from Maryland
michellemarvin
03-23-2015 12:44 PM
03-23-2015 07:33 PM
by michellemarvin
2 143
hello from south GA.
CCandALawnCare
03-23-2015 03:46 AM
03-23-2015 07:06 PM
by CCandALawnCare
2 136
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
03-23-2015 06:14 PM
by jethro
1,218 380,177
Is anyone doing mosquito...
BWild
01-27-2015 11:30 AM
03-23-2015 12:28 PM
by Steve
9 853
Should i take on this...
christw
03-17-2013 01:23 PM
03-22-2015 09:02 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
36 7,580
mower stalls when...
boog
03-19-2015 08:20 AM
03-21-2015 08:13 PM
by Wolf4dk
7 277
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
01-11-2015 10:41 AM
03-20-2015 10:00 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
32 3,727
Hello Emily Reyes from...
Webster14829
03-20-2015 11:23 AM
03-20-2015 03:36 PM
by Steve
2 187
Finally going to give it...
jcurr33
03-12-2015 08:09 PM
03-20-2015 03:31 PM
by Steve
10 563
Weed id?
SGL1
03-17-2015 08:20 PM
03-20-2015 02:37 PM
by Steve
6 290
Mobile small engine...
luckylogger
03-15-2015 02:05 PM
03-20-2015 06:17 AM
by jrs.landscaping
15 495
Brad Cook 21
SC93
03-16-2015 10:40 PM
03-19-2015 09:04 PM
by Bradcook21
4 382
honest opinion please
uppercut
02-17-2015 01:30 AM
03-18-2015 02:55 PM
by Steve
15 1,336
Repair or replace the...
lxarth
12-17-2014 04:07 PM
03-18-2015 02:49 PM
by Just for Cuts
21 2,039
new to the site
bigdaveha12
03-17-2015 09:13 PM
03-18-2015 02:33 PM
by Steve
1 213
Small dovetail truck...
ExtremeLawncareServices
03-04-2015 06:47 PM
03-17-2015 10:14 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
17 873
New Site Hows it look
Infinitelawn
03-16-2015 10:32 AM
03-17-2015 08:15 PM
by SGL1
3 293
mulch questions
Bradcook21
03-08-2015 08:37 AM
03-17-2015 07:00 PM
by Bradcook21
23 1,010
Scag hydro w/b frame...
Just for Cuts
03-11-2015 03:32 PM
03-17-2015 06:37 PM
by lxarth
11 538
Buy new or used?
lxarth
12-26-2014 09:50 PM
03-17-2015 06:11 PM
by lxarth
14 1,722
New to 2015
Infinitelawn
03-16-2015 08:29 AM
03-17-2015 11:47 AM
by Steve
4 301
Pulling trailer was...
SGL1
03-07-2015 07:14 PM
03-17-2015 08:11 AM
by SGL1
30 1,164
» Popular Tags
apartment complex auger bark billy goat brushcutter blades blowout bob villa collections commercial design edging employee problems equipment rental ferris flyers foreman free advertising grass growing a lawn care business hardscapes hills hiring husqvarna hydraulic introduction john deere quik trac landscape landscape services landscaping training lawn aeration lawn care lawn care business seo lawn care business website lawn care business website seo lawn care seo lawn care website marketing more customers business mr dave new business ordinance past due patio install per hour charge pricing profit on employee pto push versus ride running a business scag v-ride scripts search engine optimization secrets to landscaping sell the vision seo shell small engine repair square foot sulky toro grand stand trailer tree trimmer rack truck new used landscape walk behind web design website website design winterization won't return
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:50 PM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:50 PM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy