Behind the curtain
With the business world being so technology-focused, the days of keeping your back office in order with pen and paper are becoming obsolete. Many companies offer programs and software to help keep your business running smoothly, but with so many out there, use the following pages to find the best fit for your company and staff.
Cost: A one-time set up and training cost, and subscriptions start at $99/month. Support and upgrades are included.
How it helps you: Arborgold is a cloud-based customer and job management program, designed to help tree, lawn and landscape companies manage their workflow. With a phone message center, all phone calls and appointments are managed and dispatched to the outside sales team. Using the MobileEstimator app, salespeople can instantly retrieve messages and appointments, look up customer history and create new proposals to print or email. Arborgold also offers scheduling, routing and crew management. Crews can access job information as well as update job time and resources using the MobileCrew app. The built-in marketing features include automated email marketing, renewals and voice broadcast to customers. The mobile apps work for both IOS and android devices.
Training: Arborgold offers a five-part training/on-boarding process that includes a combination of online classroom training and one-one coaching. It also offers ongoing weekly training webinars at no charge, plus an extensive online searchable help system with training videos.
Aspire Mobile Landscape Business System
Cost: Monthly subscription standard in Cloud based software (like Microsoft 365 or Google). The subscription is based on a percentage of monthly revenue.