How to Effectively Use Testimonials to Get New Business

Customer testimonials are often seen as website filler, but nothing could be farther from the truth. Testimonials, like references, show your prospective clients that others are happy with your work. Also like references, they come from people who have paid you, meaning that their opinion is likely to be honest in the eyes of other clients. Unlike references, however, testimonials can be a front line tool to help you land a client before they ever ask for your references.

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How A Clean Job Site Will Help Your Business

When you’re working, you expect to generate some sort of a mess. Whether it be sawdust, concrete dust, wood debris, steel shavings or simple mud from your work boots, you can safely say some degree of mess will be made. Naturally, you’ll be cleaning up when the job is done. But does how you clean up affect your company’s reputation? The answer is a resounding “yes.”
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How to Set Yourself Apart From the Competition

In the competitive world of contracting and service work, it can be difficult to stand out from the other companies in the area. After all, all plumbers do plumbing and all carpenters do carpentry, so how can you make yourself known as the contractor to call? We’ve put together this list of ways you can make your company stand out and become the contractor to call.
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Why Are Business Cards Still Important For Contractors?

In an age where business is done increasingly via digital means, there are some who question the usefulness of the business card. These people do so at their own risk, however, because the business card is still the best way to get your contact information into the hands of potential customers.
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