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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Trade Shows For Roofing Pros

Trade Shows For Roofing Pros

Connecting and growing in any field is important. Although, often it’s up to you to find ways to make that happen. The good news for roofing pros is that there are many ways to find out the latest with your industry, starting with trade shows.

Roofing trade shows are a great way to meet other pros and learn more about the industry. They can be wonderful events that can give you new ideas for your business. Roofing trade shows happen in many locations throughout the country. Read on to see if one is happening near you! CONTINUE READING

How To Find Local Home Improvement Leads For Your Business

Find Local Leads

Finding the right leads is what makes a difference in your business’s success. A good lead will be ready to start their project and is in your area. All leads should be evaluated as each presents a different opportunity.

While this might seem like a challenge for some pros, it is possible to find leads and win more jobs in your area. Sometimes, it just takes a bit of creativity to find the right ones. See a few tips to find local home improvement leads for your business. CONTINUE READING

Video: The Incredible Potential Of Waste

Video_RepurposeYourWaste

Whatever jobs site you’re on, there’s likely to be some sort of waste. Most just toss the leftovers, but what if you could repurpose the waste for something better?

But let’s not just think about physical waste in your business. Are there other areas of your business you can repurpose for better opportunities? In the video below, Noah shares a few examples of how some businesses are repurposing their waste and explains how you can do the same. CONTINUE READING

Announcing CraftJack Lead Manager Updates: Now Offering Holiday Lighting & Waste Removal

CraftJack is pleased to announce the addition of two new services to the CraftJack Lead Manager. As of today, contractors can sign up for the following lead tasks:

  • Holiday Lighting – Add Or Remove
  • Waste, Junk Bulding Material & Debris – Remove And Haul

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7 Tips For The Best Business Card

Best Practices For Business Cards

Every business needs a personal brand. The brand customers see will create awareness among potential customers and help them identify with your services. A brand is made up of many marketing efforts that work together, from website to social media to your business card. Your business card is often a first impression to your customer.

These small items can make a big difference in the success of your business. But it’s not as easy as just getting your name and number down on a card. Your business card should reflect your brand and allow for an easy way for customers to remember you. See a few improvements you can make to your company’s business card. CONTINUE READING

Industry News : March 2017

March Industry News 2017

As always, it’s important to keep up with the latest news in the construction industry, especially in the beginning of the new year to see what’s trending. This can help you plan for the year ahead.

Just a few months into 2017, we’re seeing reports of an increase of spending in the remodeling industry and what homeowners are looking for this year. See a few of the top industry headlines. CONTINUE READING

Video: How To Reinvest Back Into Your Company

Video: How To Reinvest Back Into Your Company

As a business owner, spending money might not sound very appealing. But, the truth is, the more you invest in your company, the likelier it is you’ll see growth and profit.

However, investing in your company shouldn’t be spontaneous. There are meaningful ways you can reinvest profits into your company with proper planning and budgeting. In the video below, Noah explains how you can reinvest back into your company for success. CONTINUE READING

The CraftJack Way: Speed-To-Call Discount

Speed To Call Discount

For pros, winning jobs is key. While there are multiple methods to do so, getting in contact with the customer as soon as possible has been a proven method to work time and time again.

At CraftJack, we want to help you win the job. That’s why we offer a unique speed-to-call discount, where contractors can receive 20% off a specific lead when calling within 30 minutes. Here’s why we believe in the speed-to-call discount. CONTINUE READING

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