Category Archives: SP Prospects

Turn On Or Off Leads Instantly

We all want more leads and more work, but sometimes, there’s just not enough time in the day to take on one more job. Whether it’s a weekend, Thanksgiving, vacation or you’re just too busy, CraftJack makes it easy to pause your leads and save money on our lead generation service. See how easy it is to pause and activate your account whenever you wish.

If you’re ready to take advantage of this unique CraftJack feature, give us a call at 866-456-6977.

Once you sign up with CraftJack, you get personal access to our CraftJack Lead Manager. In this password-protected website, you can manage your leads, adjust your service areas, request reviews, pause or activate your account and do much, much more.


Communication Tips To Remember On The Job

The way you carry yourself on the job speaks volumes about your business. That’s why it’s so important to have clear communication skills. While much of it seems inherent, there are plenty of us that could use a refresher on what great communication really looks like.

For contractors, you’re already wearing many hats and delegating tasks. Communication between you and your employees, as well as you and the homeowner, can lead to a more successful job. Here are a few communication tips that can help.


Reviews Are Free With CraftJack; Use Them

You could have the best sales pitch in the world, but if you don’t have at least five positive reviews from local homeowners, chances are, you won’t close many jobs.

Reviews are vital to new business. While we’ve touched on this topic before, there is new research available showcasing how valuable online reviews really are. We’re going to summarize the data and then show you how you can get FREE reviews with CraftJack.

Ready to start gathering more homeowner reviews for your website or online toolbox? Sign up with CraftJack today by giving us a call at 866-456-6977.


Where To Find Business Advice

Regardless of what type of company you’re a part of, there’s bound to be a situation where as a business owner, you need advice. Especially if you work in an industry where new products and techniques are changing, it’s a good idea to seek out a reliable source of information when needed.

There are many places and people you can turn to when seeking out business advice. Some of them might be people you know and other resources you may have to seek out using the Internet. If you’re looking for business advice, here are a few places you might be able to find reliable information.


How To Handle Customer Complaints

For any small business, a customer complaint is bound to happen at some point. While you may go the extra mile to provide the best service to your customers, there could be an incident that’s talked about.

While negative feedback can be discouraging to you and the success of your business, it doesn’t have to be. In fact, if you respond appropriately, it could actually benefit both you and the customer. Here are a few tips to better handle customer complaints to keep your business successful.


Sign Up With CraftJack To Be Listed On Our Directory

Homeowners are finding local contractors via referrals, yellow pages, offline, online and various other channels. One avenue that has been used for years and still connects millions of contractors to homeowners is the online directory.

Logically, when a homeowner is ready to hire, they look for reliable contractors in their town. Oftentimes, they search online and a directory is the first thing that comes up. Luckily for CraftJack contractors, we have one such directory that attracts thousands of homeowners every day. Continue reading to see the intricacies of our directory and how you can get added today!


Industry News: July 2017

Summer is in full swing and that is great news for the construction industry. This is when business booms. You may find yourself with less time to dedicate to staying up-to-date on industry news. Well, we’re here to help.

Homebuilding and remodeling trends are varying greatly across the nation, so it’s an important time to pay attention to what’s happening in your area. Here’s the news you need to know to help you plan for the summer and fall ahead.

Are you looking for new ways to generate leads this summer and fall? Sign up with CraftJack today and start receiving leads from homeowners in your area. Give us a call at 866-456-6977 to get started!


New Trades To Be Released Before 2018

CraftJack currently offers real-time, reliable leads in 23 unique home remodeling categories. However, we know there are plenty of other categories CraftJack does not offer; until now. In our ongoing effort to provide the best possible service for all contractors, CraftJack is releasing 12 new lead categories before 2018!

The 12 new trades are:

  1. Handyman
  2. Pest Control
  3. Carpet and Fabric Cleaning
  4. Testing & Abatement
  5. Waste Material Removal
  6. Home Building
  7. Paving
  8. Audio/Visual
  9. Security Services
  10. Stone & Tile
  11. Home Inspection
  12. Carpenters

How To Market Your Business On A Budget

With any small business, marketing is important. However, most business owners choose to invest less in marketing in favor of other areas. While you should always allot a portion of your budget to marketing, there are tactics you can utilize to lower the costs.

Digital marketing is where many small business owners turn when it comes to marketing. See what you can leverage to market your business on a budget.

Speaking of budget, you can choose exactly how much to spend with CraftJack. Give us a call at 866-456-6977 to receive new home remodeling leads for less than you think!


4 Reasons To Call Every Lead & Homeowner

It seems simple enough, but turns it out, many contractors are not calling their leads or returning potential customers’ phone calls. Simply put, you are saying no to new business.

But, besides closing fewer jobs, there are other drawbacks to not calling leads or responding to every homeowner that contacts you. See a few obvious and a few not-so-obvious downsides to not calling your leads.

If you’re not getting as many leads as you hoped this summer, give us a call at 866-456-6977. We can quickly change that!