4 Reasons Why You Need A Lead Generation Sales Script

Lead generation is tricky because it’s information and doesn’t come with any guarantees. That’s why when leads come in, you need to be prepared to not only answer the call, but to do so gracefully.

A sales script isn’t a tool that’s set in stone. It’s a guideline for making sure you cover your main points and get through the conversation with a confident and relaxed tone. See four reasons why you need a lead generation sales script and the benefits of being prepared with one.

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What Licenses Do Roofing Pros Need In Texas?

If you’re a roofing pro, you are probably familiar with the risks associated with your work like physical injury or damage to other people’s property. As a professional contractor, it’s important to mitigate as many of these risks as possible for the safety of you, your employees, and your clients. One big step that you can take is obtaining a roofing license.

Navigating contractor licensure requirements can be tricky. Since roofers are regulated on a state level, it can be hard to figure out exactly what you need. Luckily, we’re here to help you learn what licenses you need as a roofing pro in Texas and where to get them.

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Video: Where Do Leads Come From?

As a contractor, you’re always looking for new business. Whether it’s through a referral or a lead generation service, like CraftJack, you hope to connect with homeowners who have a project you can help them with.

If you’re a pro, you’ve probably wondered where CraftJack’s leads come from and what the process is like. Noah explains in the video below, how a homeowner becomes a lead.

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What To Include In Your Cleaning Estimate

There are many skills and tactics you need to utilize when you’re bidding for a cleaning job. Sales skills are essential to show why you’re the right choice for the job. Superior communication with the potential client helps them to really understand more about your work. Preparing a perfect cleaning estimate is the final touch to show them just what they can expect from your work.

Preparing an estimate is so much more than just the final cost of the project. It helps to set expectations and understanding of all factors within a job, so when the work is complete, both parties are satisfied. If you’re a cleaning pro, follow these estimate preparation tips to help win the job.

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What You Should Know About The Skilled Labor Shortage

As a new generation enters the workforce, another begins to leave. For the construction industry, this can present challenges for contractors. The industry is struggling to retain new, young workers as an older generation of skilled craftsman start to leave the field.

According to the Skilled Labor Shortage study released by HomeAdvisor in February, 76% of construction business owners feel that it will be difficult to find new employees, despite plans to hire within the year. As housing currently represent 18% of U.S. economic activity, this is a huge hurdle as industry pros strive for success.

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Video: What To Include In Your Estimate

When you’re bidding for a job, there are many factors that can make you stand apart from the rest. One of those factors is an estimate, to help the customer clearly understand what services you’ll be providing and what they are paying for.

An estimate is more than just the approximate cost of the project. Many aspects of the job need to be considered and clearly communicated to the customer. In the video below, Noah explains seven items you must include in your written estimate to win the job.

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How To Set Up A Google Business Profile

How many times have you heard the term “google it” when someone asks a question? Probably a lot! According to Business Insider, there are 2.3 Million Google searches per day. It’s no surprise that Google is the most powerful way to find information quickly, making it a place to be for any and all businesses.

That’s where Google My Business profiles come in. Among the many services they offer, Google My Business is a great way for your company to appear in searches and get seen by more potential customers. All it takes is a little time to set up and you’ll be getting more leads in no time.

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How To Bid Out A Remodel

As a general contractor, you likely have many areas of expertise. But even the most skilled contractors don’t consider themselves an expert of every trade. There may come a time on a remodel where you’ll need to call on other pros to bid out all or part of the project.

When bidding out a remodel, it’s important that you be transparent with both the homeowner and subcontractor you enlist to help. You’ll want to give them as much information as possible to ensure that the work goes smoothly. We’ve compiled a list of the best tips on how to bid out a remodeling job.

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Close A Tough Sale By Alleviating Customers’ 5 Biggest Fears

Sales is the front line of your business and a skill you should always be improving. If you want to stay in business, you need to learn how to close sales, especially the tough ones.

Your customers should be your top priority. If they aren’t, it’ll catch up with you and the consequences will be reflected in your financials. Closing a tough sale isn’t easy, but it’s possible if you focus on building trust and alleviating your customers’ five biggest fears.

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How To Reduce Theft On A Job Site

At the end of a long day on the job, you put your tools away and head home. Maybe you don’t give it a second thought, but what if the tools you need were not there when you arrived in the morning? You invest a lot of money in your equipment and tools and it’s important to keep them safe. For the independent contractor, a stolen tool is an expensive problem to have.

According to the National Equipment Register, tool theft on the job site costs the construction industry up to $1 Billion every year. Contractors rely on their tools and equipment as their key to success, so having anything stolen can potentially hurt your progress. Though tool theft can’t always be stopped, it can be prevented. With a few precautions, you can protect your items and reduce theft on the job site.

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