There’s no doubt about it – social media is a great way to reach customers and prospects, so your tree care company has to be in top form to stand out from the competition. Anyone can create a Facebook page or Twitter account, but if you want to distinguish your organization, running a social media promotion is a great way to do so while engaging your audience.
QuickBooks is a popular software program among small business owners, as it is easy to use and requires no formal accounting training*. This makes it uniquely suited to the needs of tree care companies, which are typically small, family-owned businesses that cannot afford new hires or even outsourcing this vital component of their business.
Last week, TCIA began filming homeowner outreach videos at the National Arboretum in Washington DC. Check out this shot of Steve Nagy of TCIA member company Davey Tree Expert Company talking lightning protection. Stay tuned for some great videos on A300 standards and quality tree work!
Americorps, a non-profit organization currently serving in New Jersey for Hurricane Sandy relief, is looking for trained arborists to help restore public and private areas in Monmouth County.
Private homeowners need help with trees that are threatening structures, stump removal and other key issues. Many popular recreation areas like Sandy Hook National Park or Cheesequake State Park are still reporting massive numbers of downed trees, or are still closed because of extreme damage.
Everyone hates tests: Math tests, driving tests, certification tests. But in order to excel, tests are often a required step. And in order to do well on a test, you must have both good knowledge of the information that is being tested and a strategy for taking the test that allows you to show what you know.
Here are some tips and tricks to excelling on your next certification, or math, test:
Many people feel that being a mentor requires special skills or extra time. You may be thinking, “what could I possibly have to teach someone?” Or, “why would anyone want advice from me?” But really, mentors are really just people with the qualities of good role models.