Monthly Archives: November 2017

And the Winner Is… How to Win Awards & What to Do If you Win

If there is one thing the Remodeling Industry does well, it’s recognizing great work and well-run companies. You can’t open a trade magazine or visit an industry-related website without seeing some mention of an award-winning firm being recognized for something. These awards are great for your business if you can get them! Prospects are looking […]

9 Things to Look for When Choosing a Web Company

Your website should be more than an online brochure with pretty pictures of the projects you have completed. It should be a living, breathing, lead-generation machine. It should be the “Hub” of your digital marketing/content strategy and treated that way when looking at building or re-building your remodeling company’s website. Choosing a website developer to […]

There is No Such Thing as a Cash Flow Problem

Well, how could that be? If you have more bills to pay than money to pay them, isn’t that a cash flow problem? My guess is that if you are a business owner who has ever faced that situation at any point in your career, you would most definitely have considered it a problem. In […]

How To Build An Org Chart For Today And Tomorrow

Many of our Remodelers Advantage members have built their companies up over a period of time, often starting with 1-2 employees and adding team members as the company grows from year to year. Production, Sales, Estimating, Support… The next thing you know you have 10, 15, 20 employees or maybe more. In this episode of […]

5 New Platforms to Consider for Your Remodeler Marketing Strategy

Our team at Builder Funnel attends the annual Digital Marketing Conference INBOUND in Boston every year. We know we are always bound to come back to Colorado Springs overflowing with new ideas, inspiration, and technology updates for the coming year. 2017 was no exception. With a heavy emphasis on storytelling, social media marketing, video marketing, […]

How and When to Hire Your First Remodeling Salesperson

Building out a sales team can be challenging, especially for business owners who haven’t done it before. I think it’s safe to say that most Remodeling company owners are directly involved in the sales process for their companies, if not being the main sales person… So when is it time to add a sales person […]

Six Steps in Building a Road Map for Success in 2018

It is that time of year again. The trick-or-treating is over, you set your clocks back, the leaves are changing colors and holiday travel plans are being made. Then you read blog posts and articles reminding you that it’s time to put together your budget for the coming year. Are you excited, indifferent or frustrated? […]

Remodelers Advantage Hires Doug Howard As Director of Consulting

Will Lead New Consulting/Coaching Division for Remodelers Advantage NOVEMBER 2017 — LINTHICUM, MD – Remodelers Advantage, the remodeling industry’s most comprehensive support and training organization for remodeling business owners, has hired Doug Howard as Director of Consulting. Howard is an entrepreneur, government official and small business consultant with more than 25 years of experience in […]

How To Fire an Employee “The Right Way”

Letting an employee go is one of the most unpleasant parts of owning or managing a business. We all want our employees to be fantastic in their jobs… to be so wonderful that we never have to think about firing someone. But that’s not the real world, now is it? In today’s episode we’re going […]

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