Author: FieldPulse Team

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...

Apps for Electricians

Seven Must Have Apps for Electricians

Have you ever looked at your options with all of the apps for electricians on the market? Electricians have a particularly dangerous and often challenging job. Fixing electrical equipment, machinery, electrical wiring, and all the rest, means that if an electrician is not careful, they might be exposed to high voltage. In addition, it can...

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...

Increase Revenues

4 Ways to Close Business Faster and Increase Revenues

When you’re looking to increase revenues and close business faster, there are a few things that can really stand in the way. Is this one familiar? Customer: “How much will it cost?” Contractor: ” Ummm…!! ” (eyes down and taking a deep breath) Pricing is the one question that most new, and many experienced, contractors fear...

Customer Pricing

Should you explain pricing to customers?

It’s never easy to have to defend your pricing to customers and prospects. So to make that conversation easier, it’s important to align your customer pricing with the value provided. When a customer needs specific services, they usually start by asking about pricing. For instance, a customer contacts you to come over and provide an...

Content Marketing for Contractors

The Importance of Content Marketing

It’s hard to believe that a little over 10 years ago, iPads and contractor mobile apps didn’t exist. In addition, mobile sites were still part of the unknown. So much has changed within a decade, and so has content marketing for contractors. Every year, marketers ask if content marketing is dead. Well, it’s 2018, and...

Lease or Buy

Company Vehicles: Lease or Buy?

Company vehicles can be a major expense for your business. Can leasing reduce those costs, or is buying going to benefit your bottom line better? While there is no one right answer for every company, you can make the lease or buy decision easier by asking the right questions up front. While it might be...

Planning Time Off

Planning for Time Off from Work

Taking time off from work is never an easy proposition in the service contracting industry, especially if you have to be in a state of all-hands-on-deck – at all times. But, you must also incorporate a healthy work/life balance if you want to promote a positive work environment with more productivity and less burnout. It’s...