In any industry, getting to know others in your field is important. While you may see others as competition, they can also be a valuable source of information and even a way to help generate more leads.
Many contractors work alone or with a small team, so many business owners find it refreshing to connect with others who are doing similar work. After all, networking is all about learning from other pros. If you’re new to networking, here are a few tips to help. CONTINUE READING
If you’re a remodeling pro, you understand how fast trends can change. It’s important to stay ahead of these changing trends, after all, it helps you provide the best customer service that leads to more business.
To find out what’s hot right now in the industry, the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show should be the first place you look. It’s the largest show in the industry, featuring all the latest trends and technologies. If you weren’t able to attend their 2017 event in Orlando, we’ve got a recap with all you need to know. CONTINUE READING
In today’s world, news travels faster than ever, meaning things change just as quick. It’s easy to find the information you need with just a few clicks. Because of this pace, that also means the information in your industry can change just as quick.
If you’re looking to win more jobs, you’re likely already marketing your business online. There are countless ways you can get the word out to your internet audience, but sometimes, it’s best to let your customers do the work for you.
Online reviews are valuable to the prospective customer. They are a trusted source of recommendation that are easier to access now more than ever. Often, a customer will leave a review after they’ve had a poor experience or feel something was not done to satisfaction. You can change this by asking happy customers to leave their reviews. CONTINUE READING
With predictions of a growing remodeling industry, many are thinking about starting their own business. Before taking the plunge and starting something new, you must take the steps necessary to set your new business up for success.
The first step to any business is to have a plan. But it doesn’t end there. Here’s what a remodeling pro needs to know before starting a business. CONTINUE READING
A new year is a time for new beginnings and opportunities. You can plan for your business by looking ahead at what experts are predicting the construction industry will bring for pros this year.
Last year, we saw the construction industry grow and reported trends show that continuing into 2017. We’ve rounded up what predictions pros need to know in 2017 to help you get ready for the new year ahead. CONTINUE READING
With a new year beginning, it’s a great time to sit down and figure out what you plan to accomplish in the year ahead. For the business owner, set aside time to think about where you want to be in a year and how you will get there.
While this is easy to say, it can be overwhelming to think about and organize. It helps to start with a mission statement for a year and write it down. All of your goals and objectives for the year should align with that statement. In the video below, Noah shares three tips to keep in mind as you set business goals for the year ahead. CONTINUE READING
In any career, it’s important to never stop learning. It’s especially important if you are a small business owner in any trade. There are new tips and techniques you can easily utilize to boost your business and management ability. CONTINUE READING