Contractor Spotlight: MCS Painting & Decorating

Marco Salvino

As a lead generation company, we have a chance to work with both contractors and homeowners. As time has evolved, more and more homeowners are choosing to get more involved with their home remodeling projects. As such, they want to hire a pro that will not only get the job done efficiently, but teach them along the way. CONTINUE READING

Announcing CraftJack Lead Manager Updates: Now Offering Garage Services

New Trade - Garages

CraftJack is pleased to announce the addition of another new service to the CraftJack Lead Manager. As of today, contractors can sign up for a wide array of garage services.

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Video: Immediately Request Reviews

Request Reviews

We are pleased to announce a new feature to the CraftJack Lead Manager where service professionals can immediately request reviews from leads. If the homeowner complies, the review would then be published on your CraftJack and ImproveNet profiles. CONTINUE READING

Video: Going Beyond Expectations

Video Tip - Going Above

Numerous times on this blog and in our CraftJack newsletter, we have addressed common methods for not only meeting, but exceeding expectations. Contractors should maintain communication with the homeowner, set realistic expectations before the project begins, conduct themselves in a professional manner throughout the project or even provide one or two services free of charge. CONTINUE READING

Announcing CraftJack Lead Manager Updates: Now Offering Solar Services

New Service - Solar

CraftJack is pleased to announce the addition of another new service to the CraftJack Lead Manager. As of today, contractors can sign up for a wide array of solar services for both commercial and residential properties. CONTINUE READING

Industry News: September 2015

Industry News

As temperatures cool, so does home remodeling work. Despite the upcoming slow season, 2015 has shaped up to be a very good year in terms of home remodeling and home buying. In fact, single-family housing starts have hit their highest levels since 2007! CONTINUE READING

How Success Stories Can Get You More Leads

Success Story Header

If you own a small to medium size construction business, then you probably don’t have a huge budget for marketing/advertising. What if I told you there’s a way around the expense of it all? Placing carefully constructed client success stories in your company materials can get you more leads. All you have to do is ask a few questions after you’ve completed a project for your client and have them recall the process and how you solved all their problems. Doing this builds the confidence of prospective clients with entrusting their projects.

Here’s what you need to know about putting together success stories that can get you more leads.
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Video: CraftJack Now Offers Plumbing & Gutter Leads

Video Tip - New Trades Released

This month, we released two new trade categories. All contractors can now sign up to receive plumbing and gutter leads. If you are a current CraftJack contractor, you can add the new services in your CraftJack Lead Manager.

If you are not currently signed up with CraftJack, you can see all plumbing categories here and all gutter and downspout categories here. CONTINUE READING

Communication Tips For Modern Day Business

Communication

Communication is a key factor to the success of any business or relationship. Without it, your employees and customers are often times left confused, frustrated and misinformed.

Technology has changed the way we communicate with each other and at our jobs. See tips for communicating effectively, so you convey the right message to your customers and keep them coming back for more. CONTINUE READING

Announcing CraftJack Lead Manager Updates: Now Offering Gutter Services

New Service - Gutters

CraftJack is pleased to announce the addition of another new service to the CraftJack Lead Manager. As of today, contractors can sign up for a wide array of gutter services.

The added services include:

  • Install or Repair Copper Gutters
  • Install or Repair Galvanized Gutters
  • Install or Repair PVC Gutters
  • Install or Repair Seamless Metal Gutters
  • Install or Repair Wood Gutters
  • Install or Replace Gutter Covers & Accessories
  • Clean Gutters and Downspouts

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