Video: How To View Payment History

With any business, you want to make sure you are bringing in more money than you are spending. Additionally, you want to see how your business is progressing as the year moves on. Thanks to the “payment history” function in the CraftJack Lead Manager, you can do just that.

If you ever want to know how much you spent last month or year, see how many leads you have received or compare this month to the same month last year, make sure you watch the video below as Noah explains how you can find all the answers in your CraftJack Lead Manager. CONTINUE READING

A Winning Formula To Following Up With Leads

Even if you are the best salesperson in the world, you will not close 100% of your leads on the first call. That is an admirable goal to strive for, but in our six years of existence, we’ve never heard of it coming to fruition.

Therefore, a strategic and thoughtful follow up process is a must when it comes to lead generation. Sadly, following up can get in the way of your busy schedule, along with completing projects on time, calling new leads and managing your employees. Don’t fret, as we have come up with the winning formula for following up. CONTINUE READING

Video: How To Add New Trades

As you have seen on the blog or our email newsletter, CraftJack recently added three new service categories to the CraftJack Lead Manager. Those services include concrete and masonry, drywall and insulation and landscaping.

CraftJack contractors can easily add any of the new, as well as other, lead categories to their subscription via the CraftJack Lead Manager. Watch Noah as he explains how to add new services in less than three minutes! CONTINUE READING

9 Questions To Answer Before You Call A Referral

Speed and persistence are key to lead generation, but if you are not prepared for what lies ahead, quickness and tenacity won’t matter. That is because many contractors call potential clients unprepared and lose that valuable revenue.

Nonetheless, the good news is that you can easily prepare yourself for every referral call you make by answering the following nine questions. As long as you have gone through each, you should have an extra boost of confidence the next time you pick up the phone. CONTINUE READING

Announcing CraftJack Lead Manager Updates: Now Offering Landscaping Services

CraftJack is pleased to announce the addition of another new service to the CraftJack Lead Manager. As of today, our loyal CraftJack contractors can sign up for a wide array of landscaping, lawn care and sprinkler services. CONTINUE READING

How To Build Your Brand As Individual Contractors

When working as an independent contractor, it’s important to remember that you represent not only yourself, but also a company, a brand. This plays hand in hand with the success and growth of your business. Always make it as clear as possible what services you offer and be sure to advertise your area of expertise.

After you’ve brought awareness to your brand, next is showcasing the value in what you offer. Make sure to shine a light on what differentiates you from the competition, such as innovative techniques you use or rare services you offer.

Take the following steps when building your personal brand. CONTINUE READING

Video: Call Notifications

Speed is the name of the game when it comes to lead generation and a terrific way to gain a leg up on your competition is by adding the call notification feature to your CraftJack Lead Manager.

Watch below as Noah shows you how to add this essential notification feature to your account in less than three minutes! CONTINUE READING

5 Videos That Will Undoubtedly Motivate You This Slow Season

As is the case every year, the holiday season also brings about the slow season for home improvement. Homeowners often choose to focus their energy on family and personal growth. Well, the same can be said for our fantastic CraftJack contractors.

To help you get through this slow season, I have found five videos that will not only motivate you, but also show you how to become the great leader or business owner you aspire to be. CONTINUE READING

Video: How To Schedule A Follow Up

Following up is a key piece of lead generation. While we would like to get in contact with all our referrals on the first call, reality and stats show that is just not the case.

For all those referrals who you didn’t get in contact with or asked to be contacted next fall, summer, etc, the follow up function in the CraftJack Lead Manager will certainly ease your scheduling woes. CONTINUE READING

CraftJack Lead Manager Update: Now Offering Masonry & Insulation Services

CraftJack is pleased to announce the addition of two new services to the CraftJack Lead Manager. As of today, our loyal CraftJack contractors can sign up for a wide array of concrete and masonry as well as drywall and insulation services. CONTINUE READING