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10 10, 2018

Top 10 Ways to Fight Pollution

By |2018-10-10T14:24:42+00:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: Customer Service, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Recycling helps the environment As Interior Plant Technicians, we have chosen to be part of the green industry. Most of us are environmentalists; we care about the sustainability of the earth. We hurt when we see garbage along the road and smoggy air. Taking care of the earth is a big job. Where do [...]

3 10, 2018

The Importance of Being Professional

By |2018-09-30T17:09:16+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Customer Service, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

A casual office will have a less formal atmosphere We service many kinds of accounts: malls, hotels, restaurants, private homes, law offices and corporate headquarters. Each has their own atmosphere and own corporate identity. As interiorscapers, we get to be a part of all of these diverse accounts. How well do you fit in? [...]

28 09, 2018

9 Ways to Reduce Plant Replacements

By |2018-09-30T17:00:09+00:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Customer Service, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Learn how to extend the life of your plants Most interiorscape companies replace plants as part of the ongoing guarantee to their customers. This keeps plants looking good through all the years of service. The goal of virtually every company with a guaranteed replacement policy is to replace declining plants before the client notices [...]

26 09, 2018

Everyone is Your Customer

By |2018-08-03T17:13:27+00:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Customer Service, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Treat everyone like they are your best customer It's important to remember that everyone you come into contact with is your customer, in some way or another. From the person selling flowers at the farmers' market, to your supervisor at work and even family friends. If you don’t know how to listen effectively, communicate [...]

29 08, 2018

The Importance of Good Customer Service

By |2018-08-28T11:46:51+00:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Customer Service, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Do you offer exceptional customer service? In today’s competitive environment, customers demand more than just a basic service. They value exceptional service and are willing to pay for it. Outstanding customer service is what keeps your clients paying for your work. Without customers, you have no jobs to do! It's up to the plant [...]

15 08, 2018

10 Reasons to Use a Plant Service

By |2018-08-12T19:35:43+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: Customer Service, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Plants improve the quality of a workplace You are riding in an elevator and the person riding up with you looks over and sees your water bucket. Inquisitively they ask, "Why do we even need a plant service in this building? Anybody can water plants, besides what’s wrong with fake plants?" Those are some [...]

8 08, 2018

Top Customer Retention Tips

By |2018-08-08T10:36:44+00:00August 8th, 2018|Categories: Customer Service, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Care for your customers as you would your favorite plants Some days the difficulties of being in a customer service profession like interiorscaping can be overwhelming. There are days when it feels like each customer has too many plant problems and they want them all solved NOW. We’ve all had days like this. The [...]

25 06, 2018

6 Stress Management Tips

By |2018-06-24T15:44:42+00:00June 25th, 2018|Categories: Customer Service, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Learn how to take a step back If you feel you’re on the verge of being stressed because of your job, take a step back. You might be burning out. Before it becomes full-blown, take these steps to avoid burnout: 1. Find time to play Even if it means forcing yourself. People on the [...]

6 06, 2018

Caring for Plants in Top-Impact Areas

By |2018-08-03T18:23:57+00:00June 6th, 2018|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Customer Service, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills, Sample Articles|0 Comments

Sago palms are a good choice for top-impact areas When you walk onto a large job site and there are so many plants to care for it may be hard to decide where to begin. Oftentimes, you start where you enter the account, which is usually at a back entry. You spend time doing [...]

28 05, 2018

20 Characteristics of Good Managers 

By |2018-05-29T17:58:32+00:00May 28th, 2018|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Customer Service, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Great managers inspire their plant technicians Managing interior plant technicians can be very stressful. It takes a lot of effort to make sure your technicians are knowledgeable about their work and servicing the accounts with ease. Good leadership is essential, but what are the characteristics of a good manager? Here are 20 characteristics of [...]