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Recurring income

Much of the TruGreen model is based on not only attracting, but retaining customers. But why is it important to retain customers? That’s because the lifetime value of a customer is greater in a TruGreen business because of regular recurring income. It is very much a numbers game of attracting and servicing more clients each […]

TruGreen Marketing Academy

Marketing is an essential business tool to help you to create, build and maintain a relationship with your customers. For that reason, marketing takes an important spot on our initial training academy and is also supported throughout your whole business journey with us. Marketing support has always been offered through our marketing team and via […]

Why Entrepreneurship increased during the pandemic

During the pandemic, entrepreneurs opened up businesses more than twice the rate than pre-pandemic. But why and how? Government financial help Firstly, the government recognised that there would need to be support available to help individuals to survive financially throuought the pandemic. This is because some sectors were forced to close and would need financial […]

What is a starter package?

If you have been research different franchise opportunities, you may hear the phrase ‘starter package’ quite regularly. A starter package is in effect, items that you will find beneficial when you start your business that are included either within the franchise fee or for a set additional fee. What might you expect? Products to undertake […]

Demand for an existing TruGreen business is high

TruGreen was founded in the United States in 1973 and brought over to the UK in 2004 where it’s been operating and ‘growing’ successfully ever since. Those 17 years in the UK have seen businesses thrive and grow, some handed down the family, some respectfully closed and others put on the market to resell so […]

Centralised Support

TruGreen are one of six brands owned by ServiceMaster. Being one of six brands as part of a world-renowned franchise is beneficial for many reasons and one being that we’re able to offer centralised support to all of our brands. But why is this a good thing? Greater learnings – Having the six brands, all […]

Lower risk businesses

If you are new in to business, you’ll need to ensure that you’re not diving in feet first, rather dipping your toe in the water with the lowest risk opportunity possible. There are ways that you can ensure your business is at low risk of failure. Choose a sector where your services will be high […]

Why franchises fail

Not the usual type of post you would expect to see, but some franchises do fail. Here’s some reasons why that may happen and how you can prevent it from happening to you; Unrealistic expectations  It’s possible that your expectations may not have been inline with the capabilities of the franchise. This for some makes […]

ServiceMaster Brands Podcast – Episode 2

TruGreen Franchise is one brand of 6, all a part of ServiceMaster Brands. The team at ServiceMaster Brands have launched a NEW podcast channel for you to keep up with all things ServiceMaster Brands. Episode 2 is all about how our Franchise Sales Manager, Emma Chappell, helps to match entrepreneurs to their dream franchise to […]

Jonathan adds a second van on the road!

Jonathan Bell is the proud owner of TruGreen Downlands covering Marlborough, Wantage, Lambourn, Faringdon and parts of Swindon. Almost in to his 5th year of business, Jonathan is expanding! He’s adding a second van on the road enabling him to serve even more customers with his professional lawn care services. Jonathan needed to address capacity […]

5 Questions to ask a Franchisor

The research process to buying a franchise is an important one. There are a minimum of 5 questions to ask a franchisor to help you in this process. These questions aren’t the typical questions relating to financials and what you get for your investment. These 5 questions are ones that could potentially help you to […]

Benefits of owning your own business

There are some great benefits to being a business owner and we are looking for enthusiastic, driven and determined business owners to own and operate TruGreen franchise businesses across the country. In joining TruGreen as a franchise business owner, you can enjoy the following benefits; Control your own destiny  You are the decision maker, goal […]

Which Great British Franchisee of the Year

TruGreen Downlands is crowned a winner in the Great British Franchisee Awards! Owned and operated by Jonathan Bell, TruGreen Downlands scooped a prestigious award this week which recognises excellence in franchising. After setting up his business in 2016, Jonathan Bell has taken TruGreen Downlands from strength to strength as well as shown resilience during the […]

Record breaking Spring for TruGreen

TruGreen celebrate a record breaking Spring, delivering lawn care services, safely to their customers. As a business providing outdoor services, we’ve been fortunate enough to be able to deliver our professional lawn care services to customers safely, at a distance throughout the whole of Spring. Whilst more of us are spending more time at home […]

New customer acquisition records

Whilst we navigate the ‘new normal’ it’s perfectly acceptable to question the ability to attract and gain new lawn care customers during these uncertain times. We’ve had franchisees join us throughout this uncertainty and it’s always good to see how they’re getting on with the challenges most businesses are facing. As part of our regular […]

Exclusive interview with ServiceMaster MD by Elite Franchise

Alan Lewin, ServiceMaster UK Managing Director of 15 years speaks exclusively with Elite Franchise Magazine on the journey and future of ServiceMaster Brands in the United Kingdom. Read in more detail about our MD Alan Lewin, our brands, opportunities, challenges, successes and innovations. This is the first interview of its kind for ServiceMaster Brands UK […]