Tree Service Marketing Ideas

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Tree Service Website Owner Frustrated and Angry
Tree Service Website Failing Your Business?

There are 62,000 tree service websites in U.S. that give their owners less than 10 customer inquiries a month. This is a huge waste of time and treasure. We explore the two major reasons why this important channel is failing tree service business owners.
Three solutions are shared, one of which will multiply the monthly tree service leads by a factor of 10… Read Full Article

Tree Service Marketing Ideas Infographic Winter 2021
22 Winter Tree Service Marketing Ideas

Some proper tree service marketing this winter can help to reduce the annual drop in business at this time of year. Get it right and you can buck the national trend of lower seasonal business and also set yourself up for a great 2022.
We look at Google Trends to see the annual search trend for tree service terms. We also share 22 tree service marketing tactics and suggest intelligent combinations for maximum effect… Read Full Article

Tree Service Website Effectiveness Survey Chart
Tree Service Website Effectiveness Survey

Nearly two thirds (62%) of all tree service business owners claim their websites generate less than 10 sales leads from prospective customers every month. Some of these owners may be a little disappointed with their sites. Yet at the other end of the scale, 18% of owner responses say their sites deliver more than 100 leads each month. The stark contrast between… Read Full Article

Arborist Looking For More Tree Trimming Leads
Want Tree Trimming Leads? Try Networking

In early April, there’s a small but valuable window of opportunity. It takes advantage of seasonal differences of business between tree service businesses and landscapers. If you want to start your tree service season early, talk to landscapers because they’re in far more yards than you are between now and the beginning of June. We show you how to network with landscaping companies, how to find those ready to give you referrals and how to start your summer season with a bang! Read Full Article

450 million dollar tree removal contract bid
B2G Tree Service Marketing Gets You Government Contracts

This article examines the true size of the Business To Government market, specifically for tree service business owners. It outlines two viable B2G marketing strategies that owners can deploy in their business and shows them how to implement them. No-one is talking about the the second strategy advocated which is huge; it can also be a great way to ‘dip a toe’ in the B2G water. The benefits of being active in the B2G market are twofold for tree service owners; 1. to even out cash flow in a business that is highly seasonal in most parts of North America and 2. to take their business to the next level of growth. Read Full Article

COVID-19 Chart May 10th 2020
US Tree Service Businesses To Lead Post-COVID Economic Recovery

US tree care firms and workers are leading the bounce-back in the home services sector of the US economy. MarketingDirector.com, a leading tree service marketing agency, announces the results of a new study. This reveals that more than four in every five (82%) US arborists and tree service owners say they are not being adversely affected by….  Read Full Article

How Is COVID19 Affecting Tree Service Industry
Impact of COVID on Tree Service Firms – Survey Results

Tree service crews cannot work from home. Technology might exist one day to send a self-driving truck without crew to a customer’s property, attend to the problem tree via a robotic link, remove and chip all brush and then self-drive to the next job remotely. But such virtual tree work is not currently feasible. Tree work needs human intervention on site. If a tree service crew is not on site, they’re not earning….  Read Full Article

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Starting A Tree Service Business The Right Way

It’s so important to get the best possible start to your new tree business. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics report that of the 653,000 businesses started in March 2015, only 330,000 survived to March 2019. That’s a success rate of 50% in 5 years. Winners and losers exist in the tree service industry too, at the same rate.  
According to IBISWorld’s report published in May 2019, there are currently 181,400 tree service businesses in operation across the USA. Couple this with the fact that… Read Full Article

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Why Can’t Tree Service Business Owners Find Customers Easily?

Finding tree service customers is a challenge that many tree service owner-operators face, especially when they start up or want to increase the rate of business growth. 
Based on what we see in our industry, there are 7 common reasons why generating new business is an all-too common problem area. We shall tackle these 7 reasons first of all. Then, we will outline 6 choices tree service company owners have when implementing marketing and business development in their businesses. …. Read Full Article

Digital Marketing Model for a Tree Service Business
A Digital Marketing Model For Your Tree Service Business

As discussed in our first blog post, tree service business owners face a stiff headwind when drumming up business locally. We’re familiar with the 6 main reasons why a proprietor in our industry faces difficulties in attracting a steady, reliable stream of customers.
But I don’t want to dwell on these 6 problems. Instead, I would like to propose a comprehensive solution…. Read Full Article

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5 NON Digital Marketing Tactics for your Tree Service Business

Marketing is fundamental to your tree service company. The reasons for our conviction are founded in our own SWOT analysis for the US tree services industry here.
To summarize from the earlier blog post on our unique SWOT, the US tree services sector is a lucrative $21bn market. It is also flourishing at a healthy growth rate of 6.7% every year over the last 5 years. Yet the main challenge is the sheer number of small tree service operators. In fact, there are more than 60 on average in…. Read Full Article

Tree Service Industry SWOT analysis 2019
Why Great Marketing Is So Important in the Tree Service Industry

Before we decided on whether to provide marketing support for tree service businesses, we went back to basics and took a long, hard look at the industry. It briefly crossed our mind that perhaps tree contractors could survive perfectly well without any marketing support…. Read Full Article


About The Author – John Hackwood

John Hackwood, Founder MarketingDirector.com Agency

John Hackwood helps tree service business owners get new customers. He is an expert at helping them get new business using proprietary methods and making things super simple to understand. He has been a marketing professional since 1988 and is using this considerable experience to help small businesses in the US tree service sector.

His agency, MarketingDirector.com, only serves the US tree service industry. MarketingDirector.com’s marketing solutions generate cost-effective tree service leads for clients. Their live phone inquiries from residential and commercial are generated from owned digital properties built with a unique and effective website architecture.

The service is suitable to those tree service companies wishing to add more customers and grow their business. MarketingDirector.com can put growth-minded tree businesses at the front of the queue for tree-related inquiries in their localities.

If you’re interested in learning how John can help you grow your tree service business then click on blue button below.