Posts Tagged ‘Twitter’

  • WSI Logo2012

    Make Time to Learn

    Football, pumpkin spice lattes, and changing leaves are some of the greatest parts of fall, but for water enthusiasts like us, we are only focused on one thing: The WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition, the largest urban-water efficiency conference of its kind in the world. Why is this such a big deal to us? I’m glad you asked. Fellow bloggers Richard, Alan, and I would were discussing that just the other day. We’d like to share with you what we’re... MORE >

  • WaterSmart Innovations 2012

    Social Media — Don’t get left behind

    In Socialnomics Erik Qualman tells us we don’t have a choice on whether we do social media, the question is how well we do it.  He also tells us the ROI of social media is your business will still exist in five years.  LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and blogs are making tremendous impacts on the water industry and business in general. Next month the WaterSmart conference is taking place in Las Vegas and we are there Tuesday October 2, from 8... MORE >

  • Smartscape: A Training Program for Landscape Professionals

    What You Missed Last Week on #LandscapeChat

    Smart Water Management Practices ValleyCrest Landscape Companies (@ValleyCrest) & Corona Tools (@CoronaTools) host #landscapechat every Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET/ 11 a.m. PT on Twitter to discuss the latest tips, trends and innovation in the green industry. On Wednesday, June 20, 2012, ValleyCrest’s Richard Restuccia (@H2Otrends), Director of Water Management Solutions, chatted with special guest Smartscape Arizona (@SmartscapeUA) on #landscapechat about how to adopt the smartest water management practices. Haley Paul, Program Director at Smartscape, shared how the program teaches responsible desert... MORE >

  • Earth Hour

    That’s the Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia…

    …and California and Canada and Brazil and France and England and in… March 31st 8:30 PM (your time zone) EARTH HOUR If you have not heard about Earth Hour don’t feel bad. It turns 5 this year and how many 5 year olds do you know?  Of course, last year Earth Hour did reach 1.8 billion people in 135 countries and every continent so maybe it is time to get on board. What is Earth Hour? Earth Hour is a... MORE >

  • Sustainable Urban Landscape Conference: The Bottom Line for Green is Black

    The Bottom Line for Green is Black

    The theme for the fourth annual Sustainable Urban Landscape conference being held at Cuyamaca College March 8 is “The Bottom Line for Green is Black,” examining the ways that good landscaping practices can be a profitable business model in addition to helping the environment. Architect John Picard, known as the “green prophet” for his pioneering work in sustainability is the key note speaker for event. He was a founding member of the U.S. Green Building Council, a trade organization that... MORE >

  • Growers Success Summit 2012

    Growers Success Summit 2012

    Still not sold on the value of social media for your business? Last week, Corona Tools hosted a panel discussion on the Power of Social Media for Growers, with panelists Richard Restuccia (ValleyCrest), Brenda Haas (The Gardenchat), Tchukki Andersen and Amy Tetreault (both TCIA) discussing the ways they use social media for their businesses. From building a loyal following to generating revenue, the panelists have found success with Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and more, and share ways that you can put these... MORE >

  • Landscape Industry Show Floor 2011

    Don’t Miss This Year’s Landscape Industry Show

    Next week is the 2012 Landscape Industry Show sponsored by the California Landscape Contractor’s Association.  The show is titled “Back in the Game” and if you ask me, the CLCA has gotten back in the game.  The past few years I believe the show experienced a decrease in attendance, but this year the CLCA is back with some new offerings and I think this year has the potential to be one of the best. Your Chance to Get in the... MORE >

  • Lawn & Landscape Magazine interview


    Say what? If “tweetup” isn’t a regular part of your vocabulary, start getting used to it now! According to The Word Lover’s Guide to New Words a tweetup is a real world meeting between two or more people who know each other through the online Twitter service. At the 2011 Irrigation Association show in San Diego, ValleyCrest and Corona Tools organized a tweetup/live landscape chat at the Rain Bird booth that brought together visitors from around the show and around... MORE >

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