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Rock & Mulch Calculator

Use our online calculator to easily determine how much mulch you need for your project.

Enter the length, width, and desired depth and the calculator will tell you how many yards of mulch or rock you will need!

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Free Employee Application

Looking to hire new employees?

Finding good help can be one of the most challenging aspects of a growing business.  So, it's important for business owners to be intentional about creating an environment that people want to work.

Having a great first impression is an important part of that success.  

Download our FREE editable job application today to be on your way to creating the best team in town.

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FREE Change Order Form

If you make changes in the scope of work of a job after it has been accepted, it's important to have a completed change order form on file.  This protects both you and the customer, and ensures you will get paid for the work you complete. 

The last thing you want is to have a verbal agreement with somebody and then they refuse to pay you at the end of the job.  

Download your FREE change order form!

 

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Entrepreneurship in Uncertain Times - Part 3

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Join Steel Toe University as we discuss what we're seeing in our businesses in the midst of the Coronavirus / COVID-19 outbreak.

Find our FREE resources for business owners during this pandemic here:

www.steeltoeu.com/Entrepreneurship-in-Uncertain-Times

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Entrepreneurship in Uncertain Times - Part 2

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Join Steel Toe University as we discuss what we're seeing in our businesses in the midst of the Coronavirus / COVID-19 outbreak.

Find our FREE resources for business owners during this pandemic here:

www.steeltoeu.com/Entrepreneurship-in-Uncertain-Times

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Entrepreneurship in Uncertain Times - Part 1

 

Join Steel Toe University as we discuss what we're seeing in our businesses in the midst of the Coronavirus / COVID-19 outbreak.

Find our FREE resources for business owners during this pandemic here:

www.steeltoeu.com/Entrepreneurship-in-Uncertain-Times

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Investing in Yourself without Money: The Power of Thought

Written by: Pete Donahue of GreenPete LLC

Before we start, let me first advise you that I am not a blog writer, nor am I an English teacher or grammatical wizard.  If proper punctuation throws you off and causes your mind to drift, I would ask that you read the following blog post for its content, not its grammar.  You may find misplaced semicolons or commas, but I prefer to type as I speak the words, so I apologize in advance for any errors.  Thank you.

Oftentimes, when speaking of investing, we immediately think of a financial transaction involving the physical or electronic movement of money.  When you hear the term “investing in yourself” what is the first thing that pops into your mind?  Is it spending money on trade-pertinent training material?  Is it spending money on travel in order to attend seminars or expos?  Or perhaps it is spending money on trips that allow you to relax, clear your head, or spend quality time with...

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Social Media Promotion for Service Based Businesses

Do you still doubt the power of social media? Well, it’s natural to wonder the benefits of social media for your service-based business. There are more than 2 billion people who use social media worldwide. So you already have your customers there, you need to do marketing of your brand which is no doubt a crucial part. 

Selling a service is not an easy job, especially when you don’t have a visible product to showcase. It can be hard to show off and talk about how valuable your product is when the customers can test it. 

The service-based business has to be very creative to attract more people. You have to plan strategic marketing to promote your business. In this post, we are going to show you some creative ways to promote service-based business on social media. 

Ways to use social media to grow your business

1. Testimonials 

As a small business owner of a service-based business, you need reviews and recommendations to grow your business. Having...

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Recruit Quality Employees for Your Small Business

Hiring employees is always a huge concern for most small business. Employees are always changing jobs and are becoming incapable of staying in a position. Economists now suggest that trends will add to a lack of  employees - and small businesses will feel the effects. According to research, the labor force is getting smaller, as more people are leaving the labor market.

So how can a small business owner go about their recruitment process, get the best candidates, and as keep them? Let's look at 7 tips that will help in that regard.

1.   The salary offer should match the going rate

If you're to attract quality employees, you need to make that sacrifice of paying a matching salary. You could focus only on the top and vital positions at the initial stage. It's a no-brainer that the quality candidates will always go for the best offer in the market. 

If you're to fix a salary that's not up to that of your competitors, you may lose out on your target employees. Do...

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