Which Lead Generation Sites Are The Best For Contractors?

What Lead Gen Site Is Best For Contractors

As a member on a number of contractor forums, it seems that every day another user posts the same question: “What is the best lead generation site for contractors” or “Has anyone tried?”

These types of posts tend to get replies ranging from flattering to furious. XYZ Contractor swears by a company while ACME Contractor swears AT the same company and Joe The Plumber damns ALL lead generation companies to hell.

So, who should you listen to?
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What Licenses Do Roofing Pros Need In California

California Roofing Pros

Navigating the rules and regulations of the roofing industry can be challenging. You understand the risks associated with the job and look to mitigate them, all the while, staying on top of the latest requirements. As these requirements vary state by state, and even sometimes by county, you may need to properly research to ensure your license is valid in the state you’re working in.

For roofing pros in California, having your license is a requirement to work in the state. While the process is straightforward, you’ll want to be sure you have all that is required before working. CONTINUE READING

Video: Small Gestures Make Loyal Customers

Small Gestures Make Loyal Customers

In any business, customer service is important. A great experience can keep customers coming back, while a poor experience might result in a decrease of business. As a business owner, one of your top priorities is to always go the extra mile for your customers, because they will take notice.  CONTINUE READING

8 Networking Tips For Contractors

Networking Tips For Contractors

In any industry, getting to know others in your field is important. While you may see others as competition, they can also be a valuable source of information and even a way to help generate more leads.

Many contractors work alone or with a small team, so many business owners find it refreshing to connect with others who are doing similar work. After all, networking is all about learning from other pros. If you’re new to networking, here are a few tips to help. CONTINUE READING

Kitchen & Bath Industry Show 2017 Review

Kitchen Bath Industry Show

If you’re a remodeling pro, you understand how fast trends can change. It’s important to stay ahead of these changing trends, after all, it helps you provide the best customer service that leads to more business.

To find out what’s hot right now in the industry, the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show should be the first place you look. It’s the largest show in the industry, featuring all the latest trends and technologies. If you weren’t able to attend their 2017 event in Orlando, we’ve got a recap with all you need to know. CONTINUE READING

Video: Follow Industry Trends

Industry Trends

In today’s world, news travels faster than ever, meaning things change just as quick. It’s easy to find the information you need with just a few clicks. Because of this pace, that also means the information in your industry can change just as quick.

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Why You Should Ask For Reviews

Why You Should Ask For Reviews

If you’re looking to win more jobs, you’re likely already marketing your business online. There are countless ways to can get the word out to your internet audience, but sometimes, it’s best to let your customers do the work for you.

Online reviews are valuable to the prospective customer. They are a trusted source of recommendation that are easier to access now more than ever. Often, a customer will leave a review after they’ve had a poor experience or feel something was not done to satisfaction. You can change this by asking happy customers to leave their reviews. CONTINUE READING

7 Tips To Improve Your Email Marketing

Email Marketing Tips

Today, almost everyone can be reached in just a few clicks. Modern communication has changed the way we network and talk with others. From social media to email, contractors have more ways than ever to connect with homeowners and find more leads online.

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Video: Hey! Remember Me?

Video: Exceptional Customer Service

Exceptional customer service goes a long way. It can help increase customer loyalty and bring in more referrals to your business. While going out of your way to provide your customer with a memorable experience may take more time, it will leave a lasting impression that can lead to more jobs.  CONTINUE READING

What A Remodeling Pro Needs To Know Before Starting A Business 

What Remodeling Pros Should Know Before Starting A Business

With predictions of a growing remodeling industry, many are thinking about starting their own business. Before taking the plunge and starting something new, you must take the steps necessary to set your new business up for success.

The first step to any business is to have a plan. But it doesn’t end there. Here’s what a remodeling pro needs to know before starting a business.  CONTINUE READING

Construction Forecast 2017

Construction Forecast 2017

A new year is a time for new beginnings and opportunities. You can plan for your business by looking ahead at what experts are predicting the construction industry will bring for pros this year.

Last year, we saw the construction industry grow and reported trends show that continuing into 2017. We’ve rounded up what predictions pros need to know in 2017 to help you get ready for the new year ahead. CONTINUE READING