Tag Archives: business growth

Sell My Business? Are You Kidding?

When I started our company back in the day (likely before some of you were born!) I was focused on survival. The first several years of running any new business are filled with lots of uncertainty. Where is the work going to come from? How are we going to deal with the ups and downs […]

The Most Overlooked Way to Increase Your Marketing Budget

Marketing is the grease that keeps the company wheel going. The better the marketing, the more leads. The more leads, the more sales. The more sales . . . well, you get the picture. But marketing programs cost money. In this week’s episode of PowerTips TV Victoria helps you find more money to do more marketing. It […]

Are you wearing too many hats?

Are you wearing too many hats? Are you working 70 or 80 hours a week? Guess what: that’s not good! In this week’s episode of PTTV [04:45] I’ll give you tips for reducing your workload and making sure that what you are working on makes the biggest impact on growing your business. And I even give […]

How to Avoid Cash Flow Problems

This week’s episode of PTTV was inspired by a remodeler who was so successful he almost lost his business. Sound crazy? It happens more often than you think! The fact is, if you grow too quickly you could outgrow your cash position. Once you start down that road things can quickly spiral out of control. […]

The Seller-Doer Paradox

I’ve had the distinct pleasure to train many seller-doers. These are people who are typically very smart, hard-working and have achieved some level of recognition in their field.  Many remodelers are perfect examples of seller-doer – they sell the work, then they do the work. Their biggest challenge is usually keeping the pipeline full with […]

How Remodeling ‘Big Dogs’ Earn More and Spend Less

Do you have a plan in place for when it’s time to retire? Will you be able to sell your remodeling business or pass it on to a family member? Since you’re probably the most valuable player in your company it can be impossible just to take a vacation, attend a conference, or even take […]

Setting Marketing Goals for Success

Do you know where you are going? A wise man once said “If you don’t know where you are going, any road will take you there!”  Yet business experts agree that goals power businesses. By defining your business goals for the coming year, you’ll be able to target your marketing efforts to reach them. Carefully […]

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