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3 Remote Work Techniques to Keep Long-term

Over the last several months, home service professionals across the country have found new and interesting ways to connect with customers. Looking ahead, there are sustainable opportunities to integrate these new techniques into your long-term plan, allowing you help your bottom line and grow your business along the way. 1. Meet more clients with virtual…

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4 To-Dos to Take Care of Before Fall

As you wrap up summer projects, there are a handful of simple ways you can set your business up for success through the slower season. Whether it’s checking in with a past customer or getting your paperwork in line, here’s how you can operate at a cut above your competition. 1. Answer your messages. If…

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4 Ways to Handle a Natural Disaster During COVID-19

Wildfires, hurricanes, wind storms – depending on where your business is located, you may face various types of natural disasters this year that are further complicated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s a look at how you can ensure employee safety and keep your business up and running throughout the crisis. 1. Establish a workplace communication…

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How to Run a Successful Business This Summer

to improve your business. You may want to revamp your website, grow your social media presence, or collect testimonials from past customers to boost your online ratings and reviews. Consider running a seasonal promotion or limited–time offer for the summer months to drive new business as well. Tip: Take advantage of the long days of…

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5 Projects to Fill Your Summer Schedule

As the weather warms up and you start scheduling work for the summer, take a look at the tasks homeowners are booking for the coming months. Knowing which projects homeowners are planning to complete can help you tailor your pitches to win their business—and steer you in the right direction when it comes to marketing…

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5 Reasons Clients Choose the Competition Over Your Business

If you're a business owner, you're always looking for ways to help your company win jobs and stand out from the competition. But if your efforts seem to be falling short, there may be a reason your business is being left behind. From communication issues to customer service struggles, here are a few reasons that…

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Five Questions for…Schneider Electric

For this first in a series of Industry Q&As on HomeAdvisor's Pro Resource Center, we caught up with Schneider Electric, a global leader in electrical distribution for nearly two centuries. Schneider provides energy and digital solutions aimed at optimizing efficiency and sustainability. Whether you're an electrician in the field, or work closely with them, read…

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4 Financing Options to Close the Cash Flow Gap

Need a hand bridging the cash flow gap? There are a few different ways you can finance your contracting business to cover upfront project costs and other working capital needs. These four options are the most popular among home service professionals. 1. Term Loans A term loan lets you borrow a lump sum of capital…

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