Tag Archives: business growth

Create Raving Fans With Micro-Influencer Marketing

Large brands have used celebrity endorsements for decades… and the latest trend has turned more toward how these celebrities are now influencers when it comes to buying decisions. Kylie Jenner, for example, leverages her 25 million Twitter followers by charging ~$500k per tweet if she endorses a product. We certainly aren’t suggesting you reach out […]

QuickBooks ONLINE – Not Ready For Prime Time

In this week’s edition of PowerTips, our resident QuickBooks and job cost accounting experts, Judith Miller and Jackie Shaw, provide feedback and advice when considering QuickBooks Online (QBO) for your remodeling business. Judith Miller’s perspective: Over the past 18 months more and more Remodelers and R/A members have asked me about QBO; some already use […]

PowerTips Book Recommendations: March 2018

As a monthly feature here on PowerTips, we are now requesting book recommendations from our members and making them available for download/purchase. February was a big hit as we started with our great R/A Staff and amazing facilitators. Some great recommendations! This month we wanted to get some great books about Marketing, so who better […]

[Podcast] Episode 8: Zero Punch List Production with Tim Faller

If you are going to have a podcast about the remodeling industry, it’s a no-brainer to have Tim Faller on your guest list, and I suspect he will be a frequent contributor to PowerTips Unscripted. For the past 17 years, Tim has worked with remodeling companies, large and small, to help improve profits by creating […]

[Podcast] Episode 7: Is an ESOP Right For Your Remodeling Business?

When it comes to succession planning and determining an exit strategy from your remodeling business there are plenty of options to consider. Many of our Roundtables members have either sold or handed their businesses off to the next generation, for example… but all of them will tell you that making that determination early in your […]

Learn From Your Mistakes With Productive Job Debriefs

In my experience working with remodeling companies in the US and Canada, I find that, in many cases, all information learned in the process of completing a project is lost as soon as the job is finished. The end-of-project debrief meeting, or as some call it, the “post-mortem,” can be a very effective tool for […]

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