These self-guided online courses are available for purchase & enrolment via Teachable.
You get lifetime access with each purchase and can start the course at any time.
In this step-by-step 10 module video course you will learn the exact strategy that successful landscape designers use to command higher design fees for their design services (without needing an extensive portfolio of design work).
In this detailed step-by-step course you will not only learn to implement a proven strategy to discuss the subject of money, with your clients but to review it together until you arrive at a figure that is workable in the context of the project at hand.
The Green Room
Each episode features a candid 15-20 minute conversation with a business owner from our industry willing to share their knowledge and experiences to help others.
We’re always looking for guests so put your hand up if you’re keen!
As someone who has had to make a living from providing design services, it has always been interesting to observe the variation in attitudes towards the “value” of my chosen profession. This can range from being hailed as the hero who created...
In the residential sector of the landscape industry, it’s tough to make a good living purely delivering design services. It’s common, if not the norm, for the design department of design-build firms to break even at best, much to the disappointment of their designers...
Most residential landscape designers and design-build landscape contractors take longer than they should to guide their clients from the design and costing phase of a project into the construction phase. As a guy whose entire business is based around helping...
Four out of five landscape contractors who are trying to develop the design arm of their construction businesses, struggle with design fees.
They have trouble communicating the value of design to their clients, they lack confidence in discussing what’s involved in the design process and they have difficulty pitching design fees and winning them.
Several times a week, I’m asked by people from our industry, mostly landscapers, if I have any suggestions for how they might go about attracting new clients to their business. Most, if not all of them are interested in appealing to wealthy clients. Up until that...
It’s now been a month since you first dropped by Jim and Heather’s home to discuss their hopes and dreams, needs and wants, likes and dislikes. You’ve put together a design which they’re clearly very excited about, you’ve spent hours with a ruler and calculator...
When your client signs a contract with you, they are placing an enormous amount of trust in you and your team. They’re allowing you to come into a space that is normally reserved exclusively for friends and family. You may not think much of that, but that’s actually a...
One of the most important pieces of information you’re looking for when you first start the process of acquiring a new landscape client is the potential size of their investment, in other words, their budget. As you already know, finding out this crucial piece of the...
5 Lessons Learnt as a Landscape Architect to the Swimming Pool and Landscape Construction Industries
Having worked for years in both "design only "and "design + construct" firms has taught me five very important lessons about achieving success through the designer-contractor relationship in our industry, all of which have led me to develop Pitch Box as a means to...
“Our design team ran at break even until we started with this. That’s all changed completely.”
Mark | Outdoor Escape
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- Provide a strategy to increase efficency and sustainable growth
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