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.

Client portal on your own website?


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 02-10-2014, 10:15 PM
Llamaslawnservice Llamaslawnservice is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 5
Rep Power: 3
Llamaslawnservice is on a distinguished road
Default Client portal on your own website?

anybody know how to get a client portal on your own website. Planning on setting up a website as well, but wanting to set them up at the same time. Also looking for a lawn care software that can tie my whole business together.
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 02-11-2014, 07:15 AM
Just for Cuts's Avatar
Just for Cuts Just for Cuts is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Florida
Posts: 686
Rep Power: 4
Just for Cuts is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
It really depends on what you want the customers to be able to do on there. I'm guessing you want a payment portal? My past experience with that option was a waste of time for me since most won't feel comfortable entering credit card info online and no one used it. If you have customers that want to go that route, you'll definitely want an SSL certificate for your website (for security purposes). It's not expensive and gives the customers peace of mind.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 02-11-2014, 07:38 AM
Llamaslawnservice Llamaslawnservice is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 5
Rep Power: 3
Llamaslawnservice is on a distinguished road
Default

Who did you use to get your payment portal going?
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 02-11-2014, 07:46 AM
Just for Cuts's Avatar
Just for Cuts Just for Cuts is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Florida
Posts: 686
Rep Power: 4
Just for Cuts is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Llamaslawnservice View Post
Who did you use to get your payment portal going?
My host (Arvixe) offered it. You can always use a payment gateway through Paypal. With either route you'll have to use some form of a database for customer login info.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 02-11-2014, 08:36 AM
jymie's Avatar
jymie jymie is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Hamburg New York
Posts: 912
Rep Power: 9
jymie is on a distinguished road
Default

I have a paypal button on our home page. Very rarely is it used. But the option is there. They press it and it goes right to paypal, they give address info then done.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 02-11-2014, 03:27 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 38,067
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

The paypal may be the easiest to get started with. They give you the code and you put it on your site.

Otherwise you will need to be able to do some web programming that will be able ti interact with a database. Can you do it? Sure. But is it worthwhile? It may not be.

There may be some kind of plugin for wordpress to do this as well.

__________________
- 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
  #7  
Old 02-12-2014, 10:26 PM
Llamaslawnservice Llamaslawnservice is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 5
Rep Power: 3
Llamaslawnservice is on a distinguished road
Default

Thanks guys for all the tips. I think I might wait awhile on that option until my company grows.
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
Insight from a client TiedemanLLC General Business Discussions 27 02-11-2012 11:57 PM
Client from down under. SouthallMowing Starting a lawn care business. 13 08-12-2011 01:31 PM
First comercial client onthegreen Starting a lawn care business. 9 12-28-2009 08:26 AM
How Well Do You Know Your Client? Steve General Business Discussions 4 04-26-2006 08:27 AM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Any successful one man...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
Today 06:04 AM
Today 05:48 PM
by Steve
1 22
What were your top...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
09-13-2016 05:10 PM
Today 05:43 PM
by Steve
4 354
Enter to win Free...
arthur712
Yesterday 11:28 AM
Today 05:41 PM
by Steve
1 34
I have a new show!
Chilehead
09-19-2016 06:50 PM
09-23-2016 05:45 AM
by Chilehead
7 125
First commercial estimate
WarriorLandscapingCAN
09-19-2016 12:42 PM
09-22-2016 05:42 PM
by acrajchel
7 124
Larger projects - Labor...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
09-18-2016 07:38 AM
09-21-2016 06:51 AM
by Chilehead
5 151
I need some business...
Firehouselawn@hotmail.com
07-06-2016 05:42 AM
09-16-2016 01:50 PM
by DLC123
5 604
Is it too late?
Cpadgett
05-28-2016 09:10 AM
09-16-2016 01:35 PM
by DLC123
15 1,316
Not a newbie just...
lwlawn
09-09-2016 02:32 PM
09-16-2016 01:25 PM
by DLC123
2 504
I'm making stupid money...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
08-07-2016 07:07 PM
09-16-2016 01:15 PM
by DLC123
6 1,385
Lawn problem
magiccc
09-14-2016 11:37 AM
09-15-2016 06:14 AM
by Chilehead
2 276
What kind of seed do you...
Bradcook21
09-02-2016 02:58 PM
09-12-2016 07:18 AM
by joshp
4 900
Commercial Flail Mower...
Chickenthief
09-05-2016 04:46 PM
09-09-2016 04:50 PM
by Steve
7 768
Newbie here
paulgrant
09-07-2016 04:52 PM
09-09-2016 12:01 AM
by paulgrant
2 607
Hello, New Member Here,...
Chickenthief
09-05-2016 06:19 PM
09-08-2016 09:35 PM
by Chickenthief
6 725
Pricing fall cleanups?
WarriorLandscapingCAN
09-06-2016 11:17 AM
09-07-2016 04:06 PM
by Steve
3 702
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
09-06-2016 05:25 PM
by Steve
1,255 443,757
My Invention
biglee
01-11-2015 06:51 PM
08-31-2016 02:47 PM
by Steve
21 3,259
fliers
joshp
08-19-2016 03:23 PM
08-30-2016 07:47 PM
by SC93
11 1,995
fert/lawn programs
joshp
08-28-2016 10:43 AM
08-30-2016 03:27 PM
by acrajchel
2 1,111
Landscaper taking on odd...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
08-07-2016 06:57 PM
08-28-2016 10:31 AM
by joshp
7 1,321
» Popular Tags
annual apartment become an entrepreneur best mower be your own boss bidding business business education business help business management complex contractor hacks contracts convention converting customer dethatcher edging entrepreneur entrepreneur education estimate estimates fuel problems fuel pump half moon blade intro introduction jjandm lawncare l.t.rich landscape landscape design landscaping landscaping design company landscaping richmond va landscping lawn lawncare lawnservice lowering grade marketing mulch planting raising grade residential lawn care richmond va richmond virginia lawn care seasonal snowblower snow plowing snow shovel sprayer start a business start a lawn care business start business start up toro timecutter townhome tree tree service video web design websites what to charge work from home z-max z-spray
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:44 PM.


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

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:44 PM.

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