5 Things You Can Do When You Don’t Get Paid

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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Why Cleaning the Job Site Is Such A Big Deal

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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5 Business Tips For Plumbing Contractors

Plumbing is one of the most high-demand home improvement services on the market. Because of that, it can be hard to manage with so much to take into consideration.

Do you need license and insurance? How do you go about marketing your services? How do you stay organized with so many clients calling all day?

Let’s cover all of those and much more!

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6 Tips For The Perfect Follow Up Call

In most cases, you will need to call customers more than once to secure the sale, and that can happen for a variety of reasons.

Sometimes they promise they’ll call back and never do, even if they’re still interested. Sometimes you get their voicemail. Or they ask you to call again at a better time. Regardless, you have to follow-up and show you’re interested in solving their problem.

It’s important to not get discouraged — being persistent can make the sale, as long as you have the right attitude.

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5 Tips for Taking Better Project Pictures with Your Phone

You don’t need a photography course to take good project pictures.

In fact, the fundamentals of good photography are very easy to grasp and understand. Remember, we’re not talking about artistic or professional photography — there’s a reason they have college for that. Continue reading “5 Tips for Taking Better Project Pictures with Your Phone”

5 Tips for a Winning Business Card

The business card is a little piece of your brand the customer gets to keep.

Because of that, it’s crucial to accept the importance of having a good business card and start working towards making one that’s unique to your business. No wonder there are so many styles, paper stocks, finishes, effects, fonts – the possibilities are endless! Continue reading “5 Tips for a Winning Business Card”