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Make a voucher campaign

Create a Voucher Campaign

Since the high season is going quite nicely, I've decided to make the most of things and expand my business. This year I've had a lot residential work - installing new roofs and repairing shingles - most of it coming from sources such as local flyer promotion, Google Ads and local newspaper ads. This generated good […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...

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Promote yourself – Look for general contractors in your area

Promote Yourself – Find General Contractors in Your Area

As I wrote in my previous entry, many entrepreneurs make their living out of their returning customers. And while these can represent a big chunk of our income, there ought to be ways in which we can promote and offer our services in other channels, so helping us to grow even more. A couple of […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...

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Make your returning customers feel special

Making Your Returning Customers Feel Special

Yes, I just love this topic! A large part of my company’s income comes from orders placed by people who’ve given me jobs in the past. Which means I’m really keen on making them feel important. There’s a whole host of things you can make them feel special. Promotions and price offs, for example, if […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...

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Letting the home owner know about the construction process

Informing the Home Owner About the Construction Process

A while ago I wrote an article about showing references to your customers. Actually, I got some nice feedback about that – some of my customers let me know they'd really liked it and that the presentation had built their confidence about my work for them. And one of them even added an interesting new […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...

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Customer Services and Roofers

Customer Services and Roofers

All of us end up interacting with customer service representatives on a daily basis, whether we’re ordering something for business purposes or else for personal use. And I’m sure you’ve also from time to time endured some awfully long minutes having a company’s “newest hit” played at you over the phone. Surely, getting an automated […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...

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Top 10 Dos and Don’ts of Hiring Smart

Whether you're expanding, re-hiring or just hiring staff for your business for the first time, it's important to find someone who can keep to your standards, and who can ensure that the work they are doing keeps the business moving in the right direction. You don't want to go making the potentially expensive mistake of hiring […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...

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OneMoreTruckOrOneMoreVanThatIsTheCrucialRoofersLifeQuestion

One More Pickup Truck, or One More Van? That Is the Crucial Roofer’s Life Question.

I already have both. A one-tonne diesel pickup with side-mounted tool boxes. I can keep most of my tools in the boxes, I like the ability to tow, 4x4 is a huge perk where I live and pickups are better for handling materials deliveries (Slates and tiles, roof windows) with the open back. I also have a panel van. […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...

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RoofInspectionsMyNewHotIdea

Roof Inspections – My New Hot Idea

I'll be honest: I didn't do much today. Yeah, I took the kids to school, paid of a couple bills, and had one guy come in for a job interview. By the way, have you noticed that now every Tom, Dick and Harry is a roofer? I mean everybody is a roofer nowadays. I don't mind […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...

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