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PowerTips TV Throw-back Thursday: “How to Stop Wasting Time on Bad Leads”

Since we wrote about “Mastering the Art of Qualifying Leads” earlier this week, we’re going to stay on topic and throw it all the way back to 2014 as Victoria covers techniques for handling and qualifying leads. Enjoy! If you are a Remodelers Advantage Member (Roundtables & University), make sure you check out Chip Doyle’s…

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May I Help You? Mastering the Art of Lead Qualification

May I Help You? Mastering the Art of Lead Qualification

Your marketing, advertising and great word-of-mouth reputation has finally paid off. The phone is ringing off the hook! “Thank you for calling ABC Remodeling. How may I help you?” You’ve spent years and a small fortune to get the phone to ring but you’ve likely given less than 15 minutes of thought on how you…

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PowerTips TV Throw-back Thursday: “Who’s With Me? How to Get Employee Buy-in”

Earlier this week Rosie Romero’s PowerTips article focused on establishing a system for your company and that process relies heavily on meeting with your staff and getting their subsequent buy-in on making these changes. What happens if they don’t buy-in? How can you motivate change within your organization and get your team on board? This…

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The Failure Analysis Exercise: How to Reset Your System For Success

The Failure Analysis Exercise: How to Reset Your System For Success

In the beginning, your remodeling business had systems and you were on top of the world. It was you, your clipboard, pager, tool belt and pick-up truck. You were making decent money and drowning in client praises. Your company’s systems were the key to your success. One successful job after another and you found yourself…

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PowerTips TV Throw-back Thursday: 4 Tips for Better Work-Life Balance

Since so many of us are trying to escape for a Summer vacation (some succeeding better than others) this week’s throw-back episode focuses on work/life balance. In a Harvard Business School survey, 94% of working professionals reported working more than 50 hours per week and nearly half said they worked more than 65 hours per…

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Do You Have a Good Sales System?

Do You Have a Good Sales System?

Most remodelers I talk to don’t have a sales system. They have parts of one. You might be reading this thinking, “I have a sales process. I have a system.” I encourage you to read this post and look at your own system to see where there might be some holes. The worst thing our…

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PowerTips TV Throw-back Thursday: “Brand Awareness: How to Turn 77 Cents into Leads!”

Welcome to Q3 of 2017… Are you hitting the marketing goals you set for your company for the year? How is your plan performing? What’s working and what isn’t? As we head into the second half of ’17 we bring back a previous PowerTips TV episode focused on a low-cost way to drive leads and…

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