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

Time-Saving Techniques For Small Business Owners

A small business owner is pulled in many different directions and often has very limited time to complete important tasks. On top of the work of a contractor, you must also take time for marketing, accounting, customer service and operations. These are a lot of hats for just one person to wear, so any way to do tasks more efficiently can have a big payoff.

New habits and innovative technology has made it possible to create new techniques for you to save time in your workday. See a few ideas to help you become a more productive business owner. CONTINUE READING

What Makes CraftJack’s Roofing Leads Unique

Are you a roofer looking for more leads in your area? It’s always a good idea to try multiple tactics when it comes to generating more leads for your business. Social media, referrals and networking are a great way to connect with homeowners who may be looking for your services. But, your efforts should not stop there.

What if I told you there’s a way you can easily find and connect with homeowners who are looking for roofing contractors right at this moment? That’s exactly how CraftJack can help you. We’re here to help your business grow! See a few reasons why CraftJack’s roofing leads are unique. CONTINUE READING

Responding To Disaster Relief

When you turn on the news, it’s easy to learn more about the many natural disasters that have occurred in the last year. From hurricanes to severe thunderstorms, natural disasters have left many areas of the country wrecked and in need of assistance.

Contractors are in great demand when disaster strikes, not just to help with clean up but to help neighborhoods rebuild. If you live near an area that’s gone through a natural disaster or a pro who’s willing to help, here are a few ways you can use your skills for good. CONTINUE READING

How To Generate More Leads Through Email

Email is a great way to connect with prospective and current customers. Have you tried using email yet as a marketing tactic? While it does take some work to set up, you’ll be happy with the results as it’s a great way for contractors to generate more leads.

You can reach many people through email that you may not be able to speak with on a regular basis about your business. If you’re wondering how you can generate more leads though email, here are a few tips you can use. CONTINUE READING

Industry News: May 2018

Spring is officially here. And with the nice weather, most contractor work begins to pick up. This leaves you less time to keep up with the trends in your industry, which could indicate how work will shape up for you this year.

If you missed a few of the top stories this month, I’m here to help. See a few of the top headlines for May and a few predictions on what you could see moving into the summer months. CONTINUE READING