Video: What Are Reviews Good For?

What Are Reviews Good For_Video

If you’re a contractor looking for more leads, you should be using every possible opportunity. One of the easiest, but often overlooked sources of lead generation is your current customers. Some contractors may be too nervous to ask, but often, a happy homeowner is more than willing to leave a review.

Word of mouth works and reviews help prospective customers decide if you’re the right pro for their project. In a recent BrightLocal survey, 74% of respondents said positive reviews helps them trust a business more. In the video below, Noah explains why reviews matter in lead generation. CONTINUE READING

The Art Of The Follow-Up Call

The Art OF The Follow UP Call

A large part of your focus is finding leads that are ready to hire you for their home improvement project. However, only part of the job is finding them. To be successful, you must prove to the customer that you’re the best fit for the job.

Persistence can be one of the keys to win the job, starting with the follow-up call. A step that’s often forgotten by some pros could be the most crucial in landing their next job. See a few follow-up call tips that can help! CONTINUE READING

Painting Industry Trends

Painting Pro Trends

Homeowners are aware that one of the easiest ways to change the look of a room or feature is by changing the color. For some, it’s keeping up with the hottest styles. For others, it’s about freshening up an old look.

Painting industry trends show that most homeowners are eager to hire for their next paint project, for both interior and exterior projects. For painting pros, not only will understanding the latest trends within in the industry help your business, but understanding what customers want will help you win the job. See what painting industry trends you should be paying attention to. CONTINUE READING

Video: Remarketing To Past Leads

Remarketing

If you’re trying to generate more leads, one tactic you can take is remarketing to previous leads or customers. This can be done in a variety of creative ways such as email promotions or simply reaching back out to see if they need your services again.  CONTINUE READING

Trade Shows For Roofing Pros

Trade Shows For Roofing Pros

Connecting and growing in any field is important. Although, often it’s up to you to find ways to make that happen. The good news for roofing pros is that there are many ways to find out the latest with your industry, starting with trade shows.

Roofing trade shows are a great way to meet other pros and learn more about the industry. They can be wonderful events that can give you new ideas for your business. Roofing trade shows happen in many locations throughout the country. Read on to see if one is happening near you! CONTINUE READING

How To Find Local Home Improvement Leads For Your Business

Find Local Leads

Finding the right leads is what makes a difference in your business’s success. A good lead will be ready to start their project and is in your area. All leads should be evaluated as each presents a different opportunity.

While this might seem like a challenge for some pros, it is possible to find leads and win more jobs in your area. Sometimes, it just takes a bit of creativity to find the right ones. See a few tips to find local home improvement leads for your business. CONTINUE READING

Video: The Incredible Potential Of Waste

Video_RepurposeYourWaste

Whatever jobs site you’re on, there’s likely to be some sort of waste. Most just toss the leftovers, but what if you could repurpose the waste for something better?

But let’s not just think about physical waste in your business. Are there other areas of your business you can repurpose for better opportunities? In the video below, Noah shares a few examples of how some businesses are repurposing their waste and explains how you can do the same. CONTINUE READING

Announcing CraftJack Lead Manager Updates: Now Offering Holiday Lighting & Waste Removal

CraftJack is pleased to announce the addition of two new services to the CraftJack Lead Manager. As of today, contractors can sign up for the following lead tasks:

  • Holiday Lighting – Add Or Remove
  • Waste, Junk Bulding Material & Debris – Remove And Haul

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7 Tips For The Best Business Card

Best Practices For Business Cards

Every business needs a personal brand. The brand customers see will create awareness among potential customers and help them identify with your services. A brand is made up of many marketing efforts that work together, from website to social media to your business card. Your business card is often a first impression to your customer.

These small items can make a big difference in the success of your business. But it’s not as easy as just getting your name and number down on a card. Your business card should reflect your brand and allow for an easy way for customers to remember you. See a few improvements you can make to your company’s business card. CONTINUE READING

Industry News : March 2017

March Industry News 2017

As always, it’s important to keep up with the latest news in the construction industry, especially in the beginning of the new year to see what’s trending. This can help you plan for the year ahead.

Just a few months into 2017, we’re seeing reports of an increase of spending in the remodeling industry and what homeowners are looking for this year. See a few of the top industry headlines. CONTINUE READING