Video: How To Add New Trades

Video Tip - Adding New Trades

As you have seen on the blog or our email newsletter, CraftJack recently added three new service categories to the CraftJack Lead Manager. Those services include concrete and masonry, drywall and insulation and landscaping.

CraftJack contractors can easily add any of the new, as well as other, lead categories to their subscription via the CraftJack Lead Manager. Watch Noah as he explains how to add new services in less than three minutes! CONTINUE READING

9 Questions To Answer Before You Call A Referral

Speed and persistence are key to lead generation, but if you are not prepared for what lies ahead, quickness and tenacity won’t matter. That is because many contractors call potential clients unprepared and lose that valuable revenue.

Nonetheless, the good news is that you can easily prepare yourself for every referral call you make by answering the following nine questions. As long as you have gone through each, you should have an extra boost of confidence the next time you pick up the phone. CONTINUE READING

Announcing CraftJack Lead Manager Updates: Now Offering Landscaping Services

News Services - Landscaping

CraftJack is pleased to announce the addition of another new service to the CraftJack Lead Manager. As of today, our loyal CraftJack contractors can sign up for a wide array of landscaping, lawn care and sprinkler services. CONTINUE READING

How To Build Your Brand As Individual Contractors

Branding

When working as an independent contractor, it’s important to remember that you represent not only yourself, but also a company, a brand. This plays hand in hand with the success and growth of your business. Always make it as clear as possible what services you offer and be sure to advertise your area of expertise.

After you’ve brought awareness to your brand, next is showcasing the value in what you offer. Make sure to shine a light on what differentiates you from the competition, such as innovative techniques you use or rare services you offer.

Take the following steps when building your personal brand. CONTINUE READING

Video: Call Notifications

Video Tip - Call Notifications

Speed is the name of the game when it comes to lead generation and a terrific way to gain a leg up on your competition is by adding the call notification feature to your CraftJack Lead Manager.

Watch below as Noah shows you how to add this essential notification feature to your account in less than three minutes! CONTINUE READING

5 Videos That Will Undoubtedly Motivate You This Slow Season

Motivation

As is the case every year, the holiday season also brings about the slow season for home improvement. Homeowners often choose to focus their energy on family and personal growth. Well, the same can be said for our fantastic CraftJack contractors.

To help you get through this slow season, I have found five videos that will not only motivate you, but also show you how to become the great leader or business owner you aspire to be. CONTINUE READING

Video: How To Schedule A Follow Up

Video Tip - Schedule Follow Up

Following up is a key piece of lead generation. While we would like to get in contact with all our referrals on the first call, reality and stats show that is just not the case.

For all those referrals who you didn’t get in contact with or asked to be contacted next fall, summer, etc, the follow up function in the CraftJack Lead Manager will certainly ease your scheduling woes. CONTINUE READING

CraftJack Lead Manager Update: Now Offering Masonry & Insulation Services

News Services - Masonry and Drywall

CraftJack is pleased to announce the addition of two new services to the CraftJack Lead Manager. As of today, our loyal CraftJack contractors can sign up for a wide array of concrete and masonry as well as drywall and insulation services. CONTINUE READING

Video: How To Add A Promotion On Your CraftJack Profile

Video Tip - Promotions

Everyone likes a good deal, but disseminating that promotion is easier said than done. Good thing for our eager and active contractors, CraftJack gives you the ability to add a promotion to your CraftJack profile page.

Watch below as Noah shows you how to easily add a promotional offer to your CraftJack profile page in less than five minutes. CONTINUE READING

Is It Time To Grow?

Time To Grow

With any business, one must always ask the question, “Is it time to grow?”

Business is good. Profits are up. You are winning new jobs by the day. Nonetheless, you are starting to have problems fulfilling jobs on time. The logical solution would be to grow or hire additional employees.

Stop right there. CONTINUE READING