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?
Electrical pros must be knowledgeable in their ever-changing field. With new regulations and technologies, you may not know where to turn to be sure you’re up-to-date. If you can relate, joining an electrical trade organization can help.
Trade organizations and association memberships not only help to educate you on the latest in the industry, but you can win more jobs by adding it to your credentials. See why electrical trade organizations are important and which ones you should know about. CONTINUE READING
When was the last time you utilized networking as a tool to find leads? The idea of networking might seem intimidating to some small business owners, but it can help you successfully find new customers.
At the heart of networking is forming great relationships with others that will become advocates for your business. Here are a few tips on how you can network with others to generate more leads. CONTINUE READING
CraftJack is pleased to announce the addition of another new service to the CraftJack Lead Manager. As of today, contractors can sign up for security services. CONTINUE READING
Solar energy has been booming in the last few years, for both commercial and residential properties. As homeowners are looking to eco-friendly options for their home, many are considering the many benefits solar energy can have for their home. This is great news for solar industry pros, who are looking to expand their business and services.
To keep up with the latest in the trade, pros should pay attention to the latest trends. This will not only help you prepare for new business, but also help you succeed in finding new jobs. Here are a few solar industry trends you should be aware of. CONTINUE READING
Finding new leads is a vital part of your contracting business, but it’s not always easy to do. Maybe you’ve felt stuck lately on where to look for new leads or you’re running out of ideas to try. The good news is that there are still many opportunities for you to find new leads in your area.
Residents in California are looking for painters to give their houses a custom look. Make your information available so they’re able to find you! Here are a few tips on how to find more painting leads in California. CONTINUE READING
CraftJack is pleased to announce the addition of another new service to the CraftJack Lead Manager. As of today, contractors can sign up for home theater services. CONTINUE READING
The way you carry yourself on the job speaks volumes about your business. That’s why it’s so important to have clear communication skills. While much of it seems inherent, there are plenty of us that could use a refresher on what great communication really looks like.
For contractors, you’re already wearing many hats and delegating tasks. Communication between you and your employees, as well as you and the homeowner, can lead to a more successful job. Here are a few communication tips that can help. CONTINUE READING
If you’re in the plumbing industry, you know that estimates are important. Not only do they help the customer get an idea of what the job will cost, but it’s also a representation of your business that can help you win the job.
Whether you’re a seasoned plumbing pro or just starting out, the art of presenting an estimate to your customer can always be improved. Here are a few tips on what to include in your plumbing estimate to help you win the job. CONTINUE READING
It’s been a busy summer for many pros around the country. But as the busy season begins to wind down, it’s time to catch up on the some of the top headlines you may have missed.
From an increase of construction jobs to the impact Hurricane Harvey, we have some of the news stories you need to know. Here is our news round up for September 2017. CONTINUE READING
Have you ever been in a situation where someone has made the wrong guess at what you wanted to do? It’s a frustrating feeling. Sometimes, pros are put in a situation where they assume the customer wants to continue when they might have other ideas.
That’s why providing excellent customer service is important. It helps to improve customer loyalty and increase the chance of repeat customers. In the video below, Noah explains why you shouldn’t assume the customers next move and what you can do to earn it. CONTINUE READING