Category Archives: Sales & Strategy
Window & Door Industry Trends
One thing that professional window and door installers can always count on is that people are always going to need those two items in their house. But like any trade, the window and door industry can experience seasonal and annual change depending on trends.
Staying on top of industry trends and predictions is important for any type of contractor. It allows you to better prepare for future projects and understand what customers may be wanting. Overall, knowing what to expect will help you better serve your clients and leave them with a finished product that they love. Let’s take a look at what’s in now and what window and door trends you can expect in the coming months.CONTINUE READING
Tips To Leave A Perfect & Professional Voicemail
The phone rings, rings again and then you hear the answering machine. Do you know what to say? This scenario is frequent for contractors who are trying to win the job. Crafting the perfect voicemail can help not only get you the call back but also win you the job.
However, this is easier said than done. Voicemails should be short and sweet, but should also express everything you need to say and more. If you want to start winning more jobs, it’s time to discover how you can leave a perfect and professional voicemail to potential customers.CONTINUE READING
What Trade Organizations Do Remodeling Pros Need To Know About
Remodeling contractors have a unique job. Their profession requires a practical skill set, top-notch organizational abilities, and an understanding of all the pieces that must come together to complete a job. To stay on top of their game, remodeling pros should spend time learning new tricks and techniques to improve their business.
If you’re a remodeling pro, you’re probably used to juggling a lot of roles at once. For support, many turn to remodeling trade organizations to learn and connect with other like-minded contractors. If you’ve been on the fence about joining a trade organization, here are a few reasons why you should become a member and what associations might be best for you.CONTINUE READING
5 Business Tips For Plumbing Contractors
From small businesses to larger companies, there are similar themes that can help you be successful. Plumbing businesses are no exception. There are many business tips that are applicable and can help your plumbing business grow.
Business owners must wear many hats to be successful. One minute, you may have to find a solution to a plumbing problem and the next, you might have to be a salesperson to win the next job. Running a plumbing business can be a challenge, but here are a few tips that can help.CONTINUE READING
The Art Of The Follow-Up Call
A large part of your focus is finding leads that are ready to hire you for their home improvement project. However, only part of the job is finding them. To be successful, you must prove to the customer that you’re the best fit for the job.
Persistence can be one of the keys to win the job, starting with the follow-up call. A step that’s often forgotten by some pros could be the most crucial in landing their next job. See a few follow-up call tips that can help!
Before you make the follow-up call, you must have a lead to call! Sign up with CraftJack today to start receiving leads from homeowners in your area.CONTINUE READING
Trade Shows For Roofing Pros
Connecting with other professionals and growing in any field is important. But growth doesn’t always happen organically. Oftentimes, it is up to you to find ways to make it happen. The good news for roofing pros is that there are many ways to find out the latest with your industry, starting with trade shows.
Roofing trade shows are a great way to meet other pros and learn more about the industry. They can be wonderful events that can give you new ideas for your business. Roofing trade shows happen in many locations throughout the country. Read on to see if one is happening near you!CONTINUE READING
Video: The Incredible Potential Of Waste
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.
Are you looking for more opportunities to grow your business? Sign up with CraftJack today and start receiving leads from homeowners in your area.CONTINUE READING
8 Networking Tips For Contractors
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.
Looking to connect with your community and generate more leads? Sign up with CraftJack today and start receiving leads from homeowners in your area.CONTINUE READING
Why You Should Ask For Reviews
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
What A Remodeling Pro Needs To Know Before Starting A Business
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.
If you’re ready to start winning more remodeling jobs for your new business, sign up with CraftJack today and start receiving leads in your area.CONTINUE READING