Eric Triplett is the owner and operator of The Pond Digger Waterscape Design & Construction Company, and the creator of Helix Life Support Pond Filtration Systems. Triplett has dedicated his life to ponds and shares his experience, both successes and failures, to help professionals and DIYers create beautiful, low maintenance water features. Eric has touched millions of people through YouTube with his "Ask The Pond Digger Show" and extensive playlists of "How To” video tutorials on designing, building and maintaining ponds. He is regularly asked to speak at seminars, clubs, schools, and garden centers. Eric writes for trade magazines, and has been featured on several TV shows. His "Ponds for Schools" program has allowed thousands of children in Southern California to experience and learn from water features. With his focus on Information, Education, and Inspiration, it is easy to see why his successful company has won so many awards at local, state, and national levels, including his 2015 induction into the Green Industry Hall of Fame. www.theponddigger.com eric@theponddigger.com 800/522-5043
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Upgrading Pond Filtration in an Undersized Pond

By Eric Triplett / August 26, 2018 / 1 Comment

Over the last decade, more than 35 percent of our pond construction contracts have involved remodeling existing ponds. While this is an important statistic that cannot be ignored, the really surprising fact is, we are removing beautiful ponds that have been pressed beyond their limits by their homeowners. One word comes to mind — overstocked! […]

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Get to Know SEO and Embrace Integrated Marketing

By Eric Triplett / May 2, 2016 / 1 Comment

Recently, a colleague in my online group, Barry Hilton of Aquaman Inc., asked a particular question on Facebook that plagues us all: “I’m sick of blowing money on advertising and getting nothing in return. What are the top three forms that have worked for you?” Without hesitation, Heath Webb of Art of the Yard and […]

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Seven Ways Snapchat Will Change Your Business

By Eric Triplett / February 26, 2016 / 0 Comments

I know exactly what you’re thinking. “Eric, you’re being completely ridiculous and —“ quite frankly —“ a little creepy, because Snapchat is for 13-year-old girls! Don’t you know?” Admittedly, I poked, prodded, teased and ridiculed a young pond builder in his 20s by the name of Eric Twigg from Aquatic Sphere Construction back in 2013 […]

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Periscope Provides Live Recordings at Pond Sites

By Eric Triplett / October 24, 2015 / 3 Comments

I can hear the cries now. “Another social media platform? Really? When will it stop? I don’t have time for the ones I’m already dabbling in!” Like it or not, social media is the advertising billboard of today’s electronic world. Whether it’s Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, Facebook, Snapchat, LinkedIn, Twitter or another, the best way to promote […]

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Keep Your Pond Philosophies Up-to-Date

By Eric Triplett / March 1, 2015 / 0 Comments

McDonald’s has been selling virtually the same menu since I was a kid: burgers, fries, shakes and chicken nuggets. But suddenly, in the last several years, their menu has new “healthy” items to choose from, including salads, fruit and chicken wraps. Mickey Dee’s even has “designer” coffees now. When a major player like McDonald’s changes […]

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Renaissance Pond Man

By Eric Triplett / September 1, 2014 / 0 Comments

Today’s tradesmen are highly specialized in one particular area. But is that the best approach? Eric Triplett longs to be like Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo instead — a master of many different fields. Here, The Pond Digger explains what it means to be a true Renaissance man … and demonstrates how a desire for knowledge in many areas can change your career forever.

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Pond Bottom Drain Technology

By Eric Triplett / September 1, 2012 / 0 Comments

Pond building expert shares his knowledge about the dos and don’ts of bottom drains. Including the reason why you should include bottom drains in your pond projects! Pond drains done right, add many benefits to the water circulation, water quality, and the ease of pond maintenance. So take a look and learn the fundamentals of the bottom drain.

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Designing Ponds for Water Turtles

By Eric Triplett / July 1, 2011 / 0 Comments

In our web exclusive articles we have talked about the pros and cons of having turtles in your pond. If you decide to have turtles here are some of the elements you need to consider.

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Profiling Today’s Discerning Buyer

By Eric Triplett / March 3, 2009 / 0 Comments

Pond buyers are evolving; have you adjusted your sales technique to this new Discerning Buyer? A Discerning Buyer is not quite as easy to sell to as it was to the Impulse Buyer. Find the answers to “Who are these Discerning Buyers and what do I need to know?” Learn several great tips on how to sell to the Discerning Buyer.

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The Herons are Coming

By Eric Triplett / November 27, 2008 / 0 Comments

What can you do to stop the herons from eating your customer’s favorite fish? Heron statues may look nice, but do they work? Fine out what does work.

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