Generating Leads At Trade Shows

Whatever your contractor trade is, there’s likely a trade show for you to attend. From general remodeling to the latest in windows and doors, trade shows are an excellent place to network and learn more about your work.

However, have you ever considered how a trade show can help you generate leads? You’ll certainly see manufacturers there ready to win your business, but what about how you can utilize this opportunity to find more jobs? Here are a few ideas on how you can generate leads at trade shows. CONTINUE READING

Twitter FAQs For Contractors

When you’re thinking of social media, one of the many sites that might come to mind is Twitter. It’s been around since 2006 and is known for its short and succinct messages sent to a worldwide audience. It functions a little differently than other social media sites you may have used before, but that shouldn’t stop you from giving it a try and seeing how it can help your business!

If you’ve been considering using Twitter to generate leads for your business, now is the time. Here are a few frequently asked questions you should know and how you can get started with a successful twitter account. CONTINUE READING

How To Generate More Remodeling Leads

Are you wondering how you can generate more remodeling leads for your business? Lead generation is another aspect of the job for many pros, but can sometimes be tricky if you don’t know where to look. The good news for remodeling pros is that homeowners seem to always have a need.

From kitchen remodeling to home additions, we want to help you find leads from homeowners who are ready to start their next project. If you need a few ideas, here’s how to generate more remodeling leads. CONTINUE READING

What Makes CraftJack’s Painting Leads Unique

Are you a painting pro looking for more leads in your area? You’ve come to the right place. CraftJack is here to help your painting business grow. While you may already use other tactics like social media or referrals, a lead generation service is always a great way to connect with homeowners who are in need of your services.

However, not all lead generation services are the same. That’s why I’m sharing with you the five ways that CraftJack’s painting leads stand apart from the rest. CONTINUE READING

What Trade Organizations Do Roofing Pros Need To Know About?

In any industry, networking with others can help you both personally and professionally. With the challenges that face roofing pros today, it’s never been more helpful to join a roofing trade organization.

Trade organizations and associations can help provide you with a network of other roofing pros to lean on, who are growing their businesses just like you. They can help provide additional education and work with the government when it comes to local laws or codes. Here are a few organizations that roofing pros should know about. CONTINUE READING

What Your Customers Are Looking For In A Contractor

Do you ever wonder what matters most to your customers? While the completed work is one of the most important parts, there are plenty of other factors that are important when it comes to a customer choosing the right contractor for their home project.

From a fair price to professional demeanor, customers are paying attention to a lot more than you might think. See a few things customers notice when looking for the right contractor for the job. CONTINUE READING

What Licenses Do Plumbing Pros Need In Florida?

Not every construction trade requires a license. This often will depend on the state you live in. Plumbing licenses are very important, but if you’re a pro working in a state that requires one, it’s important to be sure you have one.

In the State of Florida, plumbing pros are required to have their license. In fact, you must have a plumbing contractor’s license to work in any trade in Florida. Here’s what you need to know about what licenses and requirements plumbing pros need in Florida. CONTINUE READING

Summer Construction Trends 2018

Summer has arrived and for many contractors, you are busy. More leads are likely coming your way in all parts of the country, but are you curious as to what jobs tend to be more popular right now?

We have the answer for you. As things heat up, it’s no surprise that AC repair is a top project in every region of the country, but there are some that may surprise you. We’ve gathered data from the summer to see what projects are most popular in the South, Southeast, Upper Midwest and Southwest so you can be best prepared for the right jobs in 2018. CONTINUE READING

Instagram FAQ For Contractors

It’s likely that you’ve heard and maybe even used one of the many popular social media platforms available. Photo-driven posts are on the rise, making Instagram a great tool use. Small business owners can benefit from using Instagram to help you create more brand awareness and connect with more customers.

However, many stay away from Instagram as it can be confusing for those who have never used it and hear of how often it changes. I’m here to clear up any worries you may have. Here are a few frequently asked questions about Instagram, specifically for contractors. CONTINUE READING

Killer Words: What to Avoid When Talking to Customers

In almost every industry, customer interaction is a necessity. It’s at this critical stage where companies can make or break their future success by how they respond to product or service issues, customer complaints and overall negative feedback.

While service pros or contractors may require their employees to respond in certain ways during sensitive situations, knowing what to say is not nearly as important as knowing what NOT to say. When working with customers through challenging situations, these four reactions should be avoided at all times. CONTINUE READING