Category Archives: Sales & Strategy

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.

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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!

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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What To Include In Your Painting Estimate

Painting jobs come in many shapes and sizes. The same is true for your painting estimate; they can vary in style depending on the project.  A well written estimate can help you win the job and help the customer clearly understand your role in the scope of their project.

An estimate is the first step towards clear communication with your customer about their project. Though every pro’s strategy is a little different, there’s always room to improve. See a few ideas on what you can include in a painting estimate to give your business the competitive edge it needs to succeed.

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What Trade Organizations Plumbers Need To Know About

Plumbing pros have an important job that takes more than just a small understanding. They must have experience and education to quickly identify homeowner’s plumbing issues and fixes, especially if there is a water leak or another emergency. That’s why, as a plumbing pro, you must continue educating yourself in your trade.

However, outside of the on-the-job experience you get, where can you turn to learn more about new techniques and the latest in plumbing technology? Organizations and associations specific to your trade can help you grow. Here are a few to consider if you’re ready to take the next step in your career.

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What Trade Organizations Do Decking Pros Need To Know About

As we’ve seen from recent trends, decking is booming throughout the country. More homeowners are seeing the value in having additional outdoor square footage and adding decks to their home. This is great news for decking pros who have been keeping busy this year.

But, it’s a competitive trade. You need to set yourself apart from other pros in the industry. Joining a trade organization or association can give you a competitive edge when bidding for jobs. See a few decking organizations you need to know about and why you should consider joining.

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