Category Archives: Business Tips

What Are Essential Home Services?

As you know, many states are under shelter-in-place orders, allowing only essential businesses and entities to remain open. We are all learning that the word ‘essential’ is a very ambiguous term and each state’s definition is ever-changing. Not to mention, many businesses are taking advantage of loopholes in policy changes, making it hard to know which way is up and which way is down.

Disregarding orders can lead to massive fines, license removal, and mandatory business closure. While we can’t eliminate the gray area, we can try to make things somewhat black and white. 

Wondering what CraftJack is doing to keep our contractors safe? Read our COVID-19 update here.

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2020 Marketing Trends You Should Know

It’s a new decade, 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 2020 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.

Looking for new ways to connect with customers this year? Give lead generation a try. Sign up with CraftJack today and start getting leads from homeowners in your area.

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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 2020? Sign up with CraftJack today and start receiving leads from homeowners in your area.

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SEO For Contractors

You have likely heard the acronym SEO, and maybe you have even read about search engine optimization, but still, its meaning and relevance elude you. Don’t feel bad; by definition, it seems rather simple but understanding the intricacies and implementation are much more complex and ever-changing which is likely what you have found out.

In today’s dominant online landscape, SEO for contractors is as important as a contractor’s ability to do their trade well; so, fortunately, there are a lot of resources and SEO tips at CraftJack to help you wade in the SEO waters.

Looking for more leads in your area? Sign up for CraftJack today to start receiving more leads in your area.

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Online Reputation Management For Contractors

It’s almost impossible to get through life as a contractor without someone being dissatisfied with some aspect of service at one point or another. Even the best and most successful professionals get negative reviews every once in a while. But when you’re in this industry, your reputation depends on reviews.

The internet is your friend and can make generating new business a whole lot easier, but if you’re not careful, it can quickly turn into a foe. This is why it’s so important for contractors to understand why online reputation management matters and how to successfully engage with others online.

CraftJack not only offers leads in your area but reviews for free. Sign up with CraftJack today and start connecting with homeowners near you.

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How Contractors Find Jobs to Bid & Win

Home improvement lead generation is only half the battle when you own a construction business. You can have all the contacts in the world, but if you’re unable to turn those into paying customers, they don’t do your business much good. Earning customers isn’t always easy, which is why CraftJack is here to give the best tips and tricks to bid and win construction and home remodeling jobs!

Are you ready to find more job opportunities in your area? Sign up with CraftJack today and start receiving leads from homeowners near you.

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Contractor Lead Generation Tips & Tricks

As a contractor, one of the more frustrating parts of your job is likely trying to find leads. Job opportunities are out there, but they don’t always find you. Sometimes you have to take an active role in reaching out and cultivating potential clients and customers.

It can be overwhelming to even decide where to start, but have no fear! CraftJack is here to share the best tips and tricks for home improvement lead generation.

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Improving Customer Communication

Even the most successful contractors have to deal with customers who may be challenging to sell to. Chances are these customers aren’t doing it on purpose, but either way, it costs your business time and money. Here are some common situations everyone has to deal with at one point or another and how to overcome them. 

Are you ready to connect with more customers in your area? Sign up with CraftJack today and find more contractor job opportunities near you.

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Save Money With A Virtual Assistant

As a business owner, you face a number of challenges every day. This can take your focus away from the business of getting new jobs and growing your business.

From administrative tasks to customer follow up chances are somethings are just slipping through the cracks. But how do you fix the issue? What do you do when you aren’t ready to grow your staff? Hire a virtual assistant- it might be the best thing you do to grow your business. CONTINUE READING

The Best Resources For Small Business

If you’re growing your construction business, it’s no doubt that you’re looking for more resources to help it grow. While there is a lot of advice out there, do you know where to find what’s right for you?

You may be surprised to learn that the advice you’re looking for might be easily accessible. There are even areas where you can help learn more about your construction business for free. Here are the best resources for small businesses. CONTINUE READING