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Technology Is Changing the Face of Tree Care

In about a generation, it is possible that running a tree care business may be unrecognizable compared to what it is today. As quickly as computer technology is changing the American business landscape, tree care veterans now in their 50s and 60s are unlikely to see profound changes before they retire. On the flip side, […]

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Leveraging AI and Social Media for Growth in Tree Care

I had the honor of giving a presentation at the 2023 TCI EXPO in St. Louis this past November. I addressed some common fears and reservations that small-business owners in the tree care industry might have about embracing new technologies. It makes sense that terms like “artificial intelligence” (AI) and “emerging technology” can seem intimidating […]

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Revolutionizing Tree Care: How AI and LinkedIn Automation Are Shaping the Future

The integration of artificial intelligence (AI) and LinkedIn in the tree care industry represents a significant advancement in how businesses operate, connect and grow in this sector. This article delves into the multifaceted benefits and applications of AI and LinkedIn – focusing particularly on AI chatbots – to enhance the tree care industry’s efficiency, outreach […]

Is It Time to Start the Transition to Battery Chain Saws?

As recently as 10 years ago, the typical industry stance on Single Rope Technique/Single Rope System (SRT/SRS) was pessimistic at best, and the idea of outfitting tree crews with mini skids was seen as a major waste of resources. It’s crazy how blind we so often are. Now, I can’t imagine handling a full production-climbing […]

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Under New Management: The Leonardi Friction Manager

When I first caught the gear-addiction bug about seven years ago, I remember consistently being surprised or excited about a brand-new piece of climbing or rigging kit that I had no idea was even in development. After years of compulsively lurking on the websites of gear manufacturers and retailers and sifting through endless gear threads […]

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