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Roofing Contractors Charging for Estimates? Yep!


Can a roofing contractor charge for estimates?


Yes, if the services they are offering includes more than just a quick look at the roof and slapping...

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Remodeling Sales - How To Tell Tire Kickers From Real Prospects

 

Do you know how to tell the tire kickers, price shoppers, and other time wasters from those who are actually serious about remodeling?


All you have...

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"What's in it for me" - What's your message?

marketing sales Dec 28, 2017

Are you crafting the right message for your business? Does it have anything to do with your clients asking themselves, "what's in it for me?" In...

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Should You Be Charging a "Discovery Retainer"?

marketing projects sales Dec 27, 2017

Nowadays it seems like there are building projects popping up everywhere. The economy is booming in most parts of the country and it’s a good...

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How Much Do You Mark Up Your Remodeling Costs?

If you’re in the building industry, you’re faced with this question at the start of every new project: How much should I mark this up?...

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I Don't Work For Free, Put Up Or Shut Up

In my previous post, “Stop giving free plans and estimates”, I outlined how I had discovered that people were, in fact, willing to pay...

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Show Off Your Professionalism - What Does That Mean

So you think you’re a professional designer and/or contractor…


Do you actually do the things that real professionals do?


Does it show...

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Stop Giving Free Plans and Estimates

I’ve been in the construction industry for 40 years, and some things never change.


Prices go up, recessions come and go, and contractors are...

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The 10 Biggest Mistakes Home Designers Make

Today I will talk about the common mistakes designers and contractors make in the sales, implementation and completion of plans for residential...

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Remodeling Sales - How To Tell Tire Kickers From Real Prospects

marketing sales Sep 07, 2017
 

How can you tell the tire kickers, price shoppers, and other time wasters from those who are serious about doing a remodeling project?

It's not...

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