Category: Remodeling

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Service Business Onboarding: How To Build A Bulletproof Training Process

Do you have a system for getting new employees up to speed? If you don’t, your turnover rates might the be product of more than just ‘bad luck.’ Onboarding is the process of introducing new employees to your business and integrating them into both the professional and social work cycle, and if you do it...

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Boutique Contracting Businesses Have An Edge That You Don’t

Many small contracting business owners try to capture the attention of ‘everyone’ when they market their services. But no matter how attractive a larger market might sound, it rarely pays off. There are thousands of ways to make your business stand out, but there isn’t a single solution. Some businesses try to target specific ideal customer...

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Learn to Attract Good Customers and Avoid Bad Customers Using Customer Profiles

How would you describe your ideal customer? What about your worst customer? With the right approach, you can attract more of the former and a lot less of the latter. Whenever a business offers a service, the way they present it influences how and why customers respond. If you’ve been attracting the wrong kinds of...

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Learn How to Get More Customers With Google Business Listings

Every business covets that top-of-the-page listing on Google search, but few know how to get listed there. Listing your business with Google’s business listings is the best way to show up on local search results. Google makes the process incredibly easy, and with this guide we’ll show you the ins and outs of getting listed...

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How To Easily Make A Website With Squarespace

Do you know how to make a website? Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to pay thousands of dollars just for a website. With the right tools and just a bit of time, you can setup and run your own website using Squarespace. With plans starting at $12 per month and free templates, Squarespace...

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Create a Contractor Facebook Page That Gets You Customers

Facebook is the largest, most active, most popular social media network on the web. With a userbase of 1.13 billion daily users and diverse demographics, 50 million small businesses turn to it as their go-to advertising and outreach platform. But with the changes made in 2016 to Facebook’s business pages, most advertising guides are out...

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Why You Need Business Management Software For Your Service Contracting Business

Running a service business is hard, but for many business owners it’s harder than it has to be. One in five small businesses still rely on pen and paper to manage their operations, and two-thirds of small business owners find new business technology to be overwhelming. Without the right technology in place, however, business management...

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How To Get The Most Out Of Yelp For Your Service Contractor Business

Is your service business on Yelp? Thousands of consumers use Yelp every day to find well rated businesses and technicians. For service industry professionals, Yelp presents a great opportunity for easy reputation management and advertising at low (or no) cost. Yelp promises less competition and more engagement than traditional advertising channels. If you haven’t set...

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10 Tricks to Get Invoices Paid On Time

You landed the new client, you put in the work, you sent the invoice. Now you just sit back, pat yourself on the back, and wait to get paid, right? Wrong. The money never comes. You hear nothing from the client. Unfortunately, this happens all too often in business. Sometimes they legitimately forget, and sometimes...