A logo is a graphic symbol, emblem, or stylized word used to promote and identify your business.
You can see potentially hundreds of logos every day from worldwide companies and local small businesses alike — all you have to do is take a little stroll outside. On a day you go to the market, you’re surrounded by thousands of them.
But how do you come up with a logo idea? What kinds of symbols can you use? Can it be just text?
Let’s dive right in!
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Naming any business takes time — you need to brainstorm, research, and make decisions.
If you already have some idea of a name, you’ll will need to make some research before committing to it. And if you don’t… here’s where to start!
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The home improvement business encompasses so many areas there’s no way to describe it in just a few sentences — and that’s one of the best things about it. Any building, repairing, or renovation is included, and that can amount to hundreds of different categories.
It may sound intimidating, but for someone who’s looking to start a home improvement business, it’s great news: this business moves over 300 billion dollars a year for a reason.1
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Every once in a while you get that one client that won’t pay up. They either come up with a reason not to pay or start avoiding you at every turn, doing everything they can to postpone payment. Certain clients count on you giving up eventually, and some just want to delay payment for personal reasons.
Whatever the case, here’s what you can do to get paid.
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Time and time again, we see it happening — you read up a customer review and it seems the job was nearly flawless: the contractor was punctual, polite, and got the job done. But the review is only four stars, not five. Why?
The contractor did not clean the job site.
This happens a lot more than it should, so let’s look at why it’s so important.
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