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Archive for December, 2015

Understanding Social Media for Your Remodeling Business

If you’re not using Facebook, your customers won’t find you. You don’t have a Twitter account for your business?  How do you even get by? You have to be on Houzz and Pinterest, or your business will decline. Sound familiar? Yes, these channels are important to your remodeling business but not just because they are…

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What Are Indirect Expenses and Why Should I Care?

  Understanding indirect expenses will greatly benefit your remodeling business. By pretending they don’t matter, you’re jeopardizing your remodeling company’s fiscal health. Last week one of my very favorite people (yes you, that’s right YOU!) and I agreed to ‘argue’ about Indirect Expenses.  This is so important to me (and to you!) that I dropped everything…

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4 Tips for Better Work-Life Balance

  length 3:56 (not including bonus content) This week’s episode of PowerTips TV is inspired by Roundtables member Herb Lagois of Lagois Design Build Renovate in Ottawa. Herb used the Ask Your Burning Question page to request that I give some work-life balance tips. I’m happy to oblige, Herb! So, whether you are understaffed and…

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Clearing the Confusion for Remodelers: CRM vs. Project Management Software vs. Marketing Automation

So I was at the Remodelers Advantage Technology Summit about a month ago.  We were a sponsor and also gave a Tech Talk on marketing automation.  Throughout the event, I talked to dozens of Remodelers Advantage members, and I couldn’t help but notice some confusion in the midst.  There were many excellent technology providers there, and…

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