Times have changed, and green business practices have become more profitable and in-demand. Studies* show that more than half of consumers will accept higher price tags from eco-conscious companies, and that they are actively pursuing green materials and products. There is a fear among business owners that making eco-friendly changes will shrink their profit margin….READ MORE
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Congratulations! Business is going great, and you’ve decided it’s time to scale up to the next level. Whether you’re advancing from a solo operation to a team of four, or bumping 20 employees up to 50, keep these tips in mind for success in scaling.
If you’re thinking of making your business eco-friendly but you’re unsure of the value, take it from an expert: Green building is not a fad!
How treating their HomeAdvisor membership as a relationship boosted After Hours Home Improvement’s revenue and reputation by leaps and bounds.
On top of running your business and completing jobs, you may be thinking: I don’t have time for marketing! If you can only dedicate a small amount of time to improving your strategy, we know how you can get the most value. The following best practices are key to good marketing, and you can work…
We spoke with Scott Bondy, Director of Marketing at Vivax Pros, about the importance of marketing to small business development. Vivax Pros is an award-winning painting company servicing multiple markets in Colorado.
How a high-tech approach to a traditionally low-tech business helped Treeium grow its annual billings to $36 million in just seven years.
In this week’s Small Business Spotlight, John Bryant of Aquaguard Waterproofing in Beltsville, Md. shares how Aquaguard has used customer and staff education to grow its company from seven to more than 40 employees — and a new office in the New Jersey area.
Here’s what you need to know: Integrate your calendar to avoid conflicts Confirm every appointment Give pricing guidance
These days, it’s easier than ever to promote and grow your business online. And it’s important too; that’s where homeowners are looking for you. But if you’re like most home professionals, you’re working with a tight schedule, a lean staff and a limited knowledge of digital marketing practices. And this can make it easy to…
Creating job estimates is one of the toughest parts of every home professional’s job, but it’s also one of the most important. Accurate job estimates earn the trust, repeat business and referrals of your customers. And they can also help you better manage your finances and increase your bottom line. To help you up your…