Category: Service Business

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Finding Your Value Proposition

When you’re providing services in a competitive market, differentiating yourself can be hard. If you’re not finding the leads you need, try centering your business around a value proposition and show your customers how you do things differently. If you’re operating in a large city, chances are there are tons of other service businesses like...

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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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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...

Does Your Service Business Have The Right Licenses?

Running a service business requires a lot of paperwork, and in some cities there is even more paperwork than you’d think. Most contractors and service businesses have their state-specific and trade-specific licenses, but in many areas there are city and county licenses as well. This can create issues for businesses as they expand their service...

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Should You Use Hourly Billing For Your Service Business?

How you structure your billing has a large impact on whether your customers consider you to be expensive or affordable. If the bill they get at the end of the day doesn’t match their expectations, it won’t matter how much it cost. Even when the final price is the same, customers assess value based on...

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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...