Planning for Fall Home Maintenance

Fall is here, bringing new opportunities to engage customers and offer Fall home maintenance services. When many people think of the Fall season, cooler weather and images of Fall leaves and trees easily come to mind.  What many people easily … Continue reading

Quick Tips for Successful Client Negotiations

If all of us saw things the same way, well life would be pretty easy, and boring to say the least.  Even in our best efforts to understand our clients’ desires and needs, we are bound to come face-to-face with … Continue reading

5 Ways to Big Business on Small Business Week

Small Business Week is happening April 30-May 6, 2017, and it’s not too late to get in on the action. Small Business Week is here!  We are in it, and events and efforts are in full force.  For those of … Continue reading

Preparing Your Profiles for the Holidays

You may already be decking the halls (and your office) with holiday cheer, but are your website and online profiles holiday-ready? Earlier this month we discussed a few ways to take advantage of the holiday hoopla that comes with Black … Continue reading

Prioritizing Clients During a Natural Disaster

As a construction professional, your services are in demand during a natural disaster.  Here are few tips for prioritizing your clients. As soon as Hurricane Matthew made its way to the U.S. earlier this week, panic sunk in for many … Continue reading

Reaching Your Target with Seasonal Maintenance

With the closing of summer and fall on the horizon, seasonal maintenance packages can be a great way to engage existing clients and open the door to new ones. Last month, we explored seasonal marketing and how it can be a … Continue reading

What to Know About EMV Chip Card Technology

October 1, 2015 is the deadline for U.S. businesses to be “chip-enabled”.  Here’s what you should know about EMV technology. Timing couldn’t be more perfect for offering a business brief.  As you may already be aware, EMV (Europay, MasterCard and Visa) … Continue reading

Remodeling Project? Eat My Dust … Please!

Second only to project cost overruns, the largest complaint homeowners have about remodeling projects is the amount of dust generated during the work.   Photo courtesy of Melissa at Bless This Mess Please Many homeowners breathe a sigh of relief … Continue reading