Category Archives: Business Tips

What To Include In Your Snow Removal Estimates

When winter comes roaring in, snow removal contractors are in demand, and the competition for both residential and commercial snow removal work heats up. Clearing driveways, parking areas, and sidewalks is crucial for issues of both mobility and liability to homeowners and business owners alike, and for those without the right equipment or the time to spend doing the job thoroughly, it can be back-breaking and frustrating labor that’s well worth bringing in the professionals for.

That said, it’s only natural for customers to want an estimate before they choose a service. Any informed consumer will want a clear understanding of how they’re being charged and what the provided service will actually cover. This is a guide on what to include in your snow removal estimate.


¿Qué es la Gestión de Reputación?

La Gestión de Reputación es el esfuerzo para influir en el “cómo” y “que” es lo que las personas piensan sobre una empresa o contratista cuando es visto en línea. Dicho de otra manera, el carácter es quién es usted, y la reputación es quien otras personas piensan que es, y hoy en día la reputación se basa principalmente en lo que sistemas de inteligencia artificial, tales como Google y otros, muestran sobre usted en lugar de la experiencia personal de primera mano.


How Landscaping Companies Can Prepare For Winter

Landscaping is a hands-on job. You tend outdoor spaces in spring, summer, and fall, offer garden design services to a range of residential and commercial clients, and trim hedges and keep weeds in check all over town. Between butterfly borders and patio installation jobs, you’re busy three out of four seasons a year.

Winter might seem like an obvious off-season for landscaping services — but actually, there are lots of things you can do when the wind blows cold. In this article, we’ll explore a few projects you can still do between November and March. Got snow? Great; we’ll tell you how to work the white stuff to your advantage.


¿Cómo Pueden Prepararse Para El Invierno Las Empresas De Jardinería?

La jardinería invernal es una gran parte de las proyecciones anuales de negocios de muchas empresas de jardinería, pero por cada compañía de jardinería que se mantiene ocupada durante los meses de invierno, hay muchas que tienen muy poco trabajo. Esto no tiene por qué ser así. Este invierno es el momento justo para preparar un jardín para que llegue a su máximo potencial durante la primavera y el verano. Al adaptar tus servicios de cuidado de jardines al clima invernal, puedes mantener las puertas de tu negocio abiertas durante todo el año. De la misma manera, el mantenimiento de una buena lista de clientes potenciales te mantendrá trabajando aun cuando el suelo se encuentre cubierto de hielo y nieve. En CraftJack sabemos cómo ayudarte a mantenerte ocupado durante el invierno. Contáctanos hoy mismo para averiguar cómo.   


Creating A Home Building Estimate

Home-building estimates are tricky. Project too low and your funding could run out halfway through the job. Go too high and you might not get the project in the first place. To give your client a good idea of total cost, you need to account for every part of the project — from plot price to roof truss.

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¿Cómo Iniciar Un Negocio De Techado?

Una de las mejores cosas que nos puede suceder en la vida es tener la oportunidad de trabajar en una profesión que disfrutamos. Sin embargo, el convertir esa profesión en un negocio rentable que pueda mantenerte a ti, a tu familia y a tus empleados es algo completamente distinto. Si deseas iniciar tu propio negocio de techado, los siguientes consejos son exactamente lo que necesitas.

Uno de los puntos más importantes para iniciar un negocio de techado es una buena lista de clients potenciales. En CraftJack hacemos el trabajo por ti. Contactanos hoy y averigua como te podemos ayudar.


¿Cómo Funciona Un Listado De Clientes Potenciales Para Contratistas?

Una de las cosas que cabe aclarar antes de entrar en la materia que nos ocupa es el hecho de que un listado de clientes potenciales no es lo mismo que un cliente establecido. Para muchos puede ser confuso el término, debido a que se puede prestar a creer que un cliente potencial representa un trabajo seguro. Sin embargo, la realidad es otra, aunque puede ser igual de redituable para el contratista.

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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. 


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.


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.