What Trade Organizations Do Decking Pros Need To Know About

Decking Organization

As we’ve seen from recent trends, decking is booming throughout the country. More homeowners are seeing the value in having additional outdoor square footage and adding decks to their home. This is great news for decking pros who have been keeping busy this year. CONTINUE READING

Video: Is Your Website Working?

Website Updates

Having a website for your business is one of the most important things you can have. People can easily locate your business, referrals and contact information with a few clicks of a button. But, having a website is just part of the equation. You must also be sure that your contractor website is bringing you more business. CONTINUE READING

How To Get Free Construction Leads

How To Generate Free Construction Leads

Contractors know that finding and generating leads can be a challenge, regardless of how long you have been in the industry. With the ever-changing economy, it’s hard to choose an exact method when it comes to generating construction leads.

Outside of lead generation services, you should be looking at ways you can find leads for free. Now this means a little extra work sometimes, but there is a payoff in the money you can save. Here are a few ways you can get free construction leads. CONTINUE READING

Social Media Marketing Hacks To Make Your Life Easier

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Owning a business is no easy task. It takes hard work, dedication and commitment. One way to grow your business is through social media, but I understand it can be your friend or foe depending on your expertise. Using social media to grow your business is tricky if you’re not familiar with the various platforms and features.

That’s why I’ve come up with social media hacks specifically for business. Hacks are tricks, shortcuts or skills that increase productivity and efficiency. The social media hacks outlined below will help you navigate the landscape and make your life easier. CONTINUE READING

Why Personal Projects Are Good For You

Why Personal Projects Are Good For You

After a long day of work, the last thing you want to do is put your skills to use building or repairing something for yourself. However, what if I told you that by taking the time to do so, you could actually improve your craft and your energy towards your work? CONTINUE READING

Video: Grow Your Business

Business Growth

Any business owner wants to see their company flourish. It’s good to take a step back and examine where you are and where you want to go. But what if you see that your business growth isn’t as much as you had hoped? CONTINUE READING

Trade Organizations Window & Door Pros Need To Know

Window And Door Organization

In the competitive landscape of the window and doors industry, it’s more important than ever to make the right connections to grow your network. Connecting with trade organizations is a good way to find other pros and educate yourself further in your trade.

But when searching for organizations and associations, it may seem overwhelming if you don’t know where to look. We’ve put together this helpful list of trade organizations to help you decide how you can take the next step in furthering your business. CONTINUE READING

7 Productivity Tips For Small Business Owners

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Productivity, or efficiency, is key to running a successful business. Ironically, it’s also an idea many business owners fail to acknowledge and dedicate proper time to improving. As I’m sure you’ve heard before, your goal is always to work smarter, not harder.

It’s easy to get caught up in the busyness of your daily workflow, but slowing down and taking an honest evaluation of your processes and work habits pays off in the long run. CONTINUE READING

Industry News: October 2016

Construction News

As the leaves begin to change, so does the pace of business. Depending on your location and industry, things might begin to slow for the colder seasons. To keep up with business changes, we’ve put together some of the top industry headlines you should know. CONTINUE READING

Video: Good Etiquette – The Final 1%

Video_Good Etiquette

Customer service is a vital part of keeping loyal customers and generating referrals. If a customer is happy with the service you provide, they are likely to pass your name along to others who may be ready to hire a pro. CONTINUE READING