Tips To Leave A Perfect & Professional Voicemail

Tips To Leave a Perfect Voicemail

The phone rings, rings again and then you hear the answering machine. Do you know what to say? This scenario is frequent for contractors who are trying to win the job. Crafting the perfect voicemail can help not only get you the call back but also win you the job.

However, this is easier said than done. Voicemails should be short and sweet, but should also express everything you need to say and more. If you want to start winning more jobs, it’s time to discover how you can leave a perfect and professional voicemail to potential customers. CONTINUE READING

Video: How To Make Your Business Stand Out

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When customers are looking for a contractor, it’s likely they’ll be looking for more than one. While you may provide outstanding customer service and quality work, you must consider what will really differentiate you from other contractors.

When you’re bidding for a job, how does your company stand out among the rest? Creativity is key. In the video below, Noah shares his experience with a business that stood out to him and how you can utilize these tactics for your business. CONTINUE READING

Creating Leave-Behind Materials To Increase Leads

Creating Leave-Behind Materials To Increase Leads

Big or small, whatever marketing efforts you put in to your business should show some ROI. While social media and email marketing are hot right now, that doesn’t mean there aren’t other marketing techniques you shouldn’t be utilizing.

When it comes to getting the word out about your business, leave-behind materials can be a frequent reminder for a potential customer about your company. If you get creative, they can be excellent tools in lead generation, resulting in more business for you. Here are a few ideas to get you thinking about the best leave-behind materials for your business. CONTINUE READING

What Trade Organizations Do Remodeling Pros Need To Know About

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Remodeling contractors are unique. While they must have a practical skill set, they must also be well-organized and have a great understanding of all that needs to be done to complete a job. Remodeling pros are often constantly learning about new tricks and techniques to improve your business.

If you’re a remodeling pro, you’re juggling a lot of roles at once. For support, many turn to remodeling trade organizations to learn and connect with other like-minded contractors. If you’ve been on the fence about joining a trade organization, here are a few reasons why you should become a member and what associations might be best for you. CONTINUE READING

Video: Your Profile Page Matters

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CraftJack offers our contractors many opportunities to help make their business grow. One of these is a profile page where you’re able to upload your logo, describe your business and even share reviews. Not only does this help the customer learn more about you, but it can also be a tool to help you win the job. Certainly, having a well put together profile page is a win-win for everyone.

If you haven’t filled out your profile page, what are you waiting for? Providing more information to homeowners will only increase your chances of winning the job. In the video below, Noah explains how you can set up your profile page for success.  CONTINUE READING

7 Best Practices For Your Website

Best Practices For Your Website

For contractors today, having a website is a must. It’s beneficial to help boost your lead generation and a great place for customers to leave reviews, among other benefits. But if you’re not following current website best practices, you may not be optimizing it for the best use.

Though every website is different, some of the best have similar practices that work for success. You can utilize some of these techniques into your own website. See a few best practices you can incorporate into your website today to make a difference in your business. CONTINUE READING

Industry News: May 2017

May Industry News

As the warm weather starts, pros get busier with new jobs. Though, they should still find time to stay-up to-date on the latest industry trends. To help, we’ve rounded up some of the top headlines for you.

Busy season is beginning but reports are showing that the warmer winter has already given contractors the opportunity to get more business. And depending on your trade, there are a few new regulations that can benefit you. See a few of our top spring headlines to help prepare you for summer. CONTINUE READING

Video: Behind The Scenes

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If you’ve been considering making videos for your business, it’s the perfect time to do so. Now more than ever there are simple tools you can use to help produce videos that can improve your portfolio and impress potential customers.

At CraftJack, we make all our videos ourselves. We utilize equipment that is accessible for almost any budget with two key factors in mind: audio and lighting. You can do it too. Noah is here to give you a behind the scenes look at how we make videos and advice on what you can use. CONTINUE READING

The CraftJack Way: Qualified Leads Generated In Real Time

Qualified Leads Generated In Real Time

While leads can come from an array of sources, not all of them are going to be worth your time. While getting in contact with the homeowner as soon as possible is important, you need to be able to reach them while their project is fresh on their mind.

At CraftJack, we want to set you up for success. That’s why we send qualified leads generated in real time. For our pros, this is a huge benefit to the growth of their business. Read on for more benefits of CraftJack’s real-time leads. CONTINUE READING

5 Business Tips For Plumbing Contractors

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From small businesses to larger companies, there are similar themes that can help you be successful. Plumbing businesses are no exception. There are many business tips that are applicable and can help your plumbing business grow.

Business owners must wear many hats to be successful. One minute, you may have to find a solution to a plumbing problem and the next, you might have to be a salesperson to win the next job. Running a plumbing business can be a challenge, but here are a few tips that can help. CONTINUE READING