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CraftJack’s Pros Stand Out From The Rest

We reached out to our trusted pros in various industries, from painting to fabrication, and handyman services, to share with us a little about their business journey and their CraftJack experience. Here’s what they have to say.

Taylor Harricharan is taking this to heart when it comes to his new business and partnering with CraftJack to help Tailored Property Care grow.

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How To Get Free Construction Leads

It can be tough for contractors to find construction leads, 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 for the best way to get construction leads. This may mean 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 job leads.

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The Dos & Don’ts Of Estimates

Though every job is different, contractors should be willing and ready to provide estimates to their customers. Knowing what to present and how to present them can be tricky, especially when you’re trying to land the job.

Providing an estimate can be the hardest part of the business. Your estimate needs to be high enough to make a profit, but low enough to win the job. These tips below will help you create a good estimate and win the job.

To gather information on the project, you’ll need to have a conversation with the customer. Some clients are already aware of what they need and can provide you with information over the phone. However, it’s always a good idea to see the job in person, as customers can leave out important details. In all situations, this is your first impression with the client, so you’ll want to provide them with great customer service.

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Homeowner Trust 101: The Importance Of An Itemized Quote

When you see a new opportunity for a job, there’s a lot that you can do to help you win the work. Getting in touch with the homeowner quickly, answering any questions, and referring them to your updated website are all a few things that can help win the job. However, an itemized quote can be what really sets you apart from other contractors.

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Review Management Now In The CraftJack Pro App

Customer reviews are a great way to help you grow your business and win more jobs, so we wanted to make it easy for you to manage the reviews you receive from homeowners. We’re excited to announce that CraftJack pros now have the ability to manage reviews directly in the mobile app!

To access this new feature, be sure to update your app to the latest version.

CraftJack pros can request reviews from both homeowners they’ve worked with through CraftJack as well as homeowners they’ve worked with outside of CraftJack. This allows our pros to more quickly establish their reputation and trust among current and future homeowner customers. The best part is, it’s easy to do! You can share a link with homeowners, send them an email or auto-send them an email when you mark a job as won.

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What Licenses Do Roofing Pros Need In Florida

Pros in any trade should be aware of the rules and regulations in their state to effectively do the job. For roofing contractors, navigating what the state requirements are can be tricky. Sometimes, the job can be challenging and you must be educated about safety requirements. For that reason, it’s important to know what your state requires.

For roofing contractors in Florida, you must have a license to perform work on anyone’s home or business. Here’s what you need to know about your Florida roofing business license.

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2022 Marketing Trends You Should Know

It’s a new year, so it’s time to shake up your marketing strategy. There are some new trends on the horizon to go along with the old but effective way of doing things.

Marketing trends seem to change quickly. This change and growth may instantly make you feel anxious and stressed, but that needn’t be the case for you and your 2022 marketing plan. Instead, consider it a challenge and an opportunity to take some baby steps towards using new tools and strategies to potentially grow your business little by little.

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How to Create a Marketing Plan for Your Contractor Business

With the start of the new year, now’s the time to start thinking of new strategies to help your business grow. If you don’t have one already, a marketing strategy is one of the best things you can do to find new customers and keep old ones coming back.

Looking to grow your business in 2022? Sign up with CraftJack today and start receiving leads from homeowners in your area.

Simply put, a marketing plan is an outline of how you anticipate generating leads and attracting customers to your business. Marketing plans can be as general or as detailed as you’d like but should give you a solid idea of how you’ll help potential customers find your business in the year.

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Limitless Possibilities For Positive Reviews

In a digital world, it’s now more important than ever to be cultivating reviews online from happy customers. And the number of reviews matters. According to a 2020 BrightLocal study, “customers require a business to have 40 online reviews before they trust their average star rating.”

If you haven’t done so before, look at your online reviews and your star rating. Online reviews present endless possibilities for new and repeat business; they’re an invaluable part of any contractor business. Make 2021 the year of no limits when it comes to positive reviews.

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Contractor Spotlight: Around The House – NWA

Customers are key to business success. No one understands this better than CraftJack Pro Jason Peck, owner of Around The House – NWA.

Coming from a background in software development and corporate business, he pays keen attention to detail when it comes to his customers, making sure they know that when he’s around, they’ll receive exceptional customer service. Jason uses CraftJack to help him find more customers in his area and help them get the job done. See what he has to say about his experience.

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