Author Archives: Jaclyn Crawford

2018 Social Media Trends You Should Know

2018 Social Media Trends

Social media marketing trends change quickly. As a business owner, it’s important to stay on top of the best marketing practices for your business. As challenging as it can be, using social media can truly help you boost your business.

From using live video to Instagram stories, there are many new features that have rolled out and some that we’re even waiting to see in 2018. To help you discover what’s best to try for your business, here are the social media trends you should know. CONTINUE READING

What Licenses Do Roofing Pros Need In Florida

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. CONTINUE READING

CraftJack Pro Mobile App Released

CraftJack Pro App

CraftJack is pleased to announce that our Pro App is now available! As of today, contractors can download the app for free to their mobile device. CONTINUE READING

How To Generate More Painting Leads In Texas

For painters, new local leads are essential for business growth. But, knowing where to look for those local leads can be difficult. It’s likely there are a few ways to find new painting leads in your area that you may not have tried.

Texas homeowners are looking for painters to help in their homes. If you’re a painting pro in Texas, these are the customers you’re looking for. Here are a few tips on how to find more painting leads in Texas. CONTINUE READING

7 Lead Generation Tips You Can Try Right Now

Lead Generation Tips You Can Try Right Now

Lead generation can take time to show results. Contractors should have a good mix of both long-term and short-term strategies to help generate new leads.

While it won’t be instant, there are actions you can take to help move your lead generation forward to see further success. However, you will have to use time and money to help these efforts become successful. Here are a few lead generation tips you can try right now to help find new business. CONTINUE READING

Announcing CraftJack Lead Manager Updates: Now Offering Carpentry Services

CraftJack is pleased to announce the addition of another new service to the CraftJack Lead Manager. As of today, contractors can sign up for carpentry services.  CONTINUE READING

Remodeling Show & DeckExpo Recap 2017

Remodeling Show And Deck Expo

Every year, the Remodeling Show and DeckExpo gives pros a glimpse into current trends and help them to continue their education. This year’s show, held in Nashville, was no exception.

If you weren’t able to make it, we’ve got you covered. With live demonstrations, new products and sessions that can build your business, it’s certainly an event you should know about. Here’s our roundup of what you need to know from the Remodeling Show & DeckExpo. CONTINUE READING

Industry News: November 2017

Industry News

As the new year quickly approaches, trends for 2018 become more apparent. We know from following the news the last few months that there’s been an increased demand in first-first time home buying and that the skilled-labor shortage is still impacting the construction industry.

As November begins, headlines are showing trends in various trades that will likely carry into 2018. Now’s the time to keep an eye on the latest news. To help, here are some of the highlights. CONTINUE READING

Announcing CraftJack Lead Manager Updates: Now Offering Home Inspection Services

New Trade_Home Inspection

CraftJack is pleased to announce the addition of another new service to the CraftJack Lead Manager. As of today, contractors can sign up for home inspection services. CONTINUE READING

Ways To Improve Your Sales Pitch

Ways To Improve Your Sales Pitch

Whether you see yourself as a salesperson or not, it’s a major part of any contracting business. To win a lead, you must be prepared to speak with the potential customer about why you are the right person for the job. While not every job is the same, it helps if you practice beforehand.

One tactic that some pros find helpful is developing a sales pitch and becoming familiar with it. Your sales pitch could be just what the customer needs to hear to differentiate you from the competition. If you’re creating a new sales pitch or looking to improve on what you’re currently doing, here are a few tips to help. CONTINUE READING