Finding Leads For Your General Contractor Business

You’ve heard business professionals and marketing experts talk about the importance of online marketing for all kinds of businesses, including general contractor businesses.  It is important to have a strong internet presence to generate online contractor leads.  So how exactly do you go about using the web to find leads for your contractor business? Here are some […]

Jan 24th, 2017

3 Step Approach On Getting The Best Answers To Your Clients Quickly

As a general contractor, you want to get back to your clients as quickly as possible and use your time wisely.  You want to find a way to answer the questions without typing the same answers repeatedly.  Also, you want the client to know that you are answering the question fully. Let’s take a look on […]

Nov 10th, 2016

Become a Mobile Friendly General Contractor

As the months go by, we are doing more on our smartphones because the world is moving towards being mobile friendly.  We are getting used to touching a screen, texting on a full keyboard and even go days without calling anyone.  You might go days and weeks without touching your laptop.  We have what we […]

Oct 26th, 2016

Use Instagram To Generate Leads for your General Contracting Business

As a general contractor, your Instagram account cannot be filled to the brim with “call me,” “let me get you an estimate” or “I do the best work” plastered over images or in the description section.  No one wants to be sold to by a business.  The best way to get followers and to generate […]

Oct 18th, 2016

4 More Photo Apps for Contractors

If you haven’t had a chance, see our other article:  5 Photo Apps Contractors Can Download to Best Competition Using Photo Apps and Video Enhancement Apps are useful to: Get your point across faster in an engaging manner Share information on the photo or in the video Grab attention of leads who are bombarded with […]

Oct 9th, 2016

5 Photo Apps Contractors Can Download To Best Competition

A crop of easy to use photo apps have been on the market for some time and it is time that Contractors take advantage of them to get leads. Sometimes an image is better if it looks like a hand drawing, sometimes an image looks more appealing when it is enhanced with color blocking, and other […]

Oct 4th, 2016

Have You Considered Cold Calling To Get Home Improvement Work?

Before you even start cold calling, try to internalize the script through practice until you feel comfortable modifying it to fit your personality.  You can also start cold calling immediately. Introductions:  You can’t call and just say give me work.  Try, “Hi, my name is Sam Smith.  I’m from HandyMan in Springfield and I’m calling you […]

Sep 22nd, 2016

Checking In on Your Online Health

The health of your business can depend on how well you are doing online so it is important enough to check in on at least weekly for about 15 minutes.  A way to make sure you check weekly is to set up a calendar event to check for example every Tuesday at 8 PM. Checklist […]

Sep 6th, 2016

When to Post to Social Media in 2016

Ever notice that some of your posts get engagement and some don’t?  It isn’t like you weren’t witty and informative in both post.  It isn’t like you forgot to hit spell check so why is it then that when you post to Twitter, Tumlbr, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google +, the engagement is hit or miss? That […]

Aug 30th, 2016

Capture The Attention Of People Moving

Moving is an opportunity for people to try new things.  It is also an opportunity for you to get new customers.  Moving creates need- need to repair, need to renovate, need to install, need of packing tape.  Why is there never enough packing tape?!  Focusing your attention on people who are on the move may […]

Aug 25th, 2016