Author Archives: Jaclyn Crawford
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.
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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
For pros, winning jobs is key. While there are multiple methods to do so, getting in contact with the customer as soon as possible has been a proven method to work time and time again.
At CraftJack, we want to help you win the job. That’s why we offer a unique speed-to-call discount, where contractors can receive 20% off a specific lead when calling within 30 minutes. Here’s why we believe in the speed-to-call discount.
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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.
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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
Today, almost everyone can be reached in just a few clicks. Modern communication has changed the way we network and talk with others. From social media to email, contractors have more ways than ever to connect with homeowners and find more leads online.
The Radicati Group estimates that by the end of 2017, there will be 4.9 billion email accounts in the world. If you’re not using email marketing to reach your customers, that statistic alone should convince you. Get started with email marketing and grow your business with these tips.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.
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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 a trade. There are new tips and techniques you can easily utilize to boost your business and management ability.
Business owners may shy away from continuing education because of the investment of both time and money. However, there are plenty of options available that are budget-friendly and are easy to follow in any schedule. One way is through podcasts, which you can easily find on any topic you’re interested in. There are many podcasts available to choose from and at little or no cost. To help you find the best ones, here are a few recommendations.CONTINUE READING
We all know there is a difference between a good lead and a bad lead. Good leads come from real humans, people who are serious about having work done and ready-to-hire. Good leads also do not jump through hoops before landing in your inbox.
Lead generation is a partnership between the contractor and lead gen company. The contractor must call his or her leads quickly and follow up if the homeowner doesn’t answer, while the lead generation company must provide quality leads to that contractor.CONTINUE READING