016: Ryan Foudray – An Expert Guide: How to Start and Grow a Lawn Care Business

The amount of amazing information shared by Ryan Foudray in this episode is hard to put into words. Ryan Foudray is co-owner of Prescription Landscape, one of the largest lawn maintenance companies in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. This episode is absolutely packed with incredible information that is priceless to anyone involved with. or thinking about starting their own lawn maintenance company. Ryan pulls no punches, and graciously shares tons of insights and strategies that he’s put together throughout his own experiences, both good and bad.

"Pricing is the easy part, it’s building the relationship that’s difficult"

Over the past twelve years that he’s been involved with Prescription Landscape, Ryan has honed his pricing structure, bidding processes, sales techniques, relationships, and overall efficiencies. He focuses on qualified leads, and an important part of that is getting in front of property managers – and Ryan shares with us exactly how to do that. Stan and Ryan also talk about some of the tools he uses, such as Google Earth Pro. They also touch on the importance of various associations, such as the Builders Owners and Management Association, and how to capitalize on those relationships to build your business the smart way, which is all about the bottom line. You will not be disappointed by this episode, and we can’t wait to hear how you will implement these strategies in your own business!

Links from this episode

Prescription Landscape
Google Earth Pro
Snow and Ice Management Association
Builders Owners and Management Association
Institute of Real Estate Management
International Facility Management Association

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