Author: FieldPulse Team

QuickBooks Job Costing

Should You Be Using QuickBooks Job Costing?

If you’re like a lot of contractors, you’re likely using QuickBooks for your accounting needs. It’s one of the most popular products on the market. But are you using the QuickBooks job costing features? Job costing can be a critical step in growing your contracting business. By tracking your costs and profitability on every job,...

QuickBooks vs Xero

QuickBooks vs. Xero – Which Should You Choose?

As the owner of a contracting business, you’ve probably heard about QuickBooks and Xero. Maybe you’re wondering which one you should use. While QuickBooks has dominated the accounting software market for approximately two decades, the competition in the field of accounting software has been heating up over the past few years. Although QuickBooks is the...

Service Call Scheduling Nirvana

8 Steps to Service Call Scheduling Nirvana

Understanding how to streamline service call scheduling for your clients and prospects is essential in the service contracting industry. To keep your doors open, it is critical to manage your appointments efficiently while maintaining a steady flow. In this business, time can become currency. The longer your clients have to wait on a service call,...

Why Every Contractor Needs e-Signatures

Why Every Contractor Needs to Use E-Signatures

Out of all of the reasons to go paperless – essential customer documents are probably near the top of that list. This is especially true of invoices, contracts, or anything requiring a signature. Document upkeep is necessary for the contractor on-the-go who tosses their clipboard in the back of their van, running the risk of...

Plumbing Advertising

The Top 6 Lead Generation Strategies for Plumbers

The plumbing industry has experienced a steady growth and the trend is expected to get stronger. This suggests that plumbing contractors have to improve and intensify their marketing campaigns to get a significant share of the market. Unfortunately, more often than not, plumbing advertising tends to be an afterthought because most contractors are focused on...

Content Marketing for Contractors

Content Marketing for Contractors: Blogging for Business

Have you heard the buzz around content marketing for contractors? You might be asking, “Do I need a blog for my business? My topic is boring; who will read it? What should I write about?” The short answer is, “Yes;” if you’re looking to grow your business, you should be blogging. But there’s a lot...

SEO for Electrical Contractors

SEO for Electrical Contractors

Search Engine optimization, or SEO for electrical contractors can be somewhat of a mystery. And some people might think that SEO has no relevance for electrical contractors. Some say that an electrical contractor’s reputation for designing, installing, and maintaining electrical systems provides enough business without having to write web content for SEO. Just like having...