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How to be Successful in Business – Thoughts from an Entrepreneur

Many of us at least once in our lives toy with the idea of becoming an entrepreneur. Some of us have a great idea, find a niche market and make it big. Others of us stay put, with a stable job with a stable income. Both ways are absolutely great and fantastic, the important thing […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...

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What Happens When Word of Mouth Goes Wrong?

What Happens When Word of Mouth Goes Wrong?

These days, thanks to the internet, our customers have no trouble in recommending us to their friends, giving advice in forums, talking about us on Facebook. This, in essence, is what we mean by word of mouth. And it's a wonderful tool - your positive image can spread online easily, without a single word of […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...

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Planning a Roof Window - Advice for Your Customers

Planning a Roof Window – Advice for Your Customers

Ours is not the easiest of jobs. In addition to the many things we roofers need to keep a professional eye on, we have are our customers - thinking of converting the loft, or simply wanting a new roof - expecting good advice from us. And certainly the more experienced among us rise easily to the task of […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...

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IDontWantToBeTheCheapestRooferIWantToBeTheBest

I Don’t Want To Be the Cheapest Roofer, I Want To Be the BEST

The ultimate question for a roofer in the middle of a financial crisis is: "How do you keep quality high while remaining competitive?" Do we really have to cut prices to the bone, to compete head-on with the growing legion of Frankenstein roofers? We talk so much about reliability, but how can you make that […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...

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New Years Resolutions 2014

New Year’s Business Resolutions for 2014

Well, to be honest with you, it was not that easy to wake up today, since I was still rather tired on account of the wonderful New Year's Eve party I went to a couple of days ago. With the new year just having started, I was thinking about the New Year's resolutions I made […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Well, another year just came and went - more quickly than I would ever have believed possible... It's been quite a good one, really, and definitely a challenging one for all of us. And I'm hoping the next one will be even better, and will bring along with it a fresh bunch […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas!

Woooow it's Christmas time! I can't believe it - this year just went by in a flash, and Christmas has come round once more. Well, I hope that all of you are by now well and truly into your preparations for this wonderful event. I, my wife and children certainly are, and we're really looking forward to […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...

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Snow Stoppers – Advise Your Customers!

Here's a story that happened to me just recently. I installed a roof window during the summer, in a brand new metal sheet roof covering. I suggested to the guy that we also install some ice and snow stoppers, knowing that - especially with metal sheet covering - things can get nasty during the winter. But the […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...

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