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Design Grow Sell: A guide to starting and running a successful gardening business from your home by Sophie Davies

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CHAPTER 7. Building a Network

THE NEXT STEP in growing your gardening business is to get networking and develop the valuable connections that will help you do your job better and get more work.

Your Network

As well as your inner circle of family and friends who can help out with advice and practical support, your network should include some of the following . . .

Satisfied customers

Satisfied customers are a source of repeat business. They can also be called on for a reference if you need it. They will (hopefully) recommend your gardening school, nursery, gardening or design services to others.

Social network followers

Followers on Facebook and/or Twitter can help spread the news of your fantastic new open garden or nursery. ...

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