Category Archives: Increasing Profits

Good Reviews Key to Growing Your Business

The home remodeling website Houzz just released their yearly Houzz and Home Report, a survey overview of U.S. Renovation, Custom Building and Decorating in 2014. Some of the findings included: Over half of homeowners on Houzz plan to continue or start … Continue reading

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How to Retain Existing Clients

Don’t Be Invisible to Your Clients Happy clients are your best cheerleaders, they like you, trust you, refer you and as a result more likely to use your services in the future. Your existing client base is a very important … Continue reading

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Improve Productivity – Get Back to Basics

It doesn’t matter how big or small your company is, sometimes you have to get back to basics to improve productivity. One way is to create an organization manual. If you already have one, make sure you are keeping it … Continue reading

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Your Website as a Marketing Tool

There are so many marketing tools available to use; emails, Facebook, Houzz, direct mail and print advertising. You can further your brand significantly by taking advantage of all of those tools. The main goal of all of those efforts should … Continue reading

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Checklist for Business Success

Making a list – checking it twice Our coaching and consulting services can help you with all of the above and more!

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Publicize All of Your Good Works

There are so many ways that you can shine.  We all know that doing a really good job for our clients is the best way to shine, but we need to go beyond doing a good job.  And we have … Continue reading

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Is Fear Keeping Your Profits Low?

Often what I find in working with clients is that there is an underlying prevalent fear when it comes to selling, and because of this the sales person drops the price.  Unfortunately when a sales person is or becomes fearful … Continue reading

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Are Small Jobs Worth Your Time?

According to a recent report from NAHB, there has been an increase in smaller remodeling projects as well as in larger remodeling jobs over $25,000. It’s no surprise that many contractors prefer the larger jobs, but can your company benefit … Continue reading

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Creating Proposals That Sell

Have you ever wondered why your beautiful, well documented, detailed proposal doesn’t lead to the sale of the job?  Contrary to popular belief, it is not always the price.  And no, it is not necessary to give them even more … Continue reading

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Get More Work by Standing Out

As a small business owner I know it can be difficult to differentiate my company from other similar companies out there. But it’s the differences about you and your company that can get the sale, especially if your price point … Continue reading

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