First, just a quick heads-up: this post is written primarily for the painting contractor audience. If you run another type of home improvement business, I do hope you’ll glean a few benefits as well.Read More
David Chism | A David Creation
For years now, Angie’s List has required advertisers to sign up for a 12-month commitment. Many of you haven’t had the best experience with the platform, making a long-term contract less than attractive.
They JUST released a new program that may actually be a better fit, and dovetail nicely with your fall marketing plans.Read More
Many of you read my blog Embracing Uncertainty back in July. I received more feedback from that blog than any other I’ve written over the years. While much of this feedback was related to the subject matter, some was related to the weekly prayer meeting that I started, where we focus on praying for our businesses and the construction industry as a whole.Read More
By mid-March, many of my customers were having record leads and sales coming out of the gloomy winter months. Things were looking up. I had just gotten through months of planning and setting the strategies for my customers and was looking forward to a smooth spring season with lots of leads!
A week prior, I had just returned from New York City visiting A.G. Williams Painting, then spending a little time in Central Park. People asked me if I was concerned about the COVID-19 virus, especially after the risky NYC visit. In all honesty, I wasn’t concerned at all.
The thought of a crisis hadn’t entered my mind.Read More
As a business owner, you already know how important messaging is as you try to reach new clients and keep in touch with your existing base.
The strategy you employ has taken on a whole new level of importance in this era of COVID-19. Let’s take a closer look…Read More
I met a software developer this past month to explore some ways he could help me improve my business using better dashboards and reporting software.
The two of us were just exchanging emails and getting together to meet in person in March which then moved to April and then…the virus hit the U.S.
Dan and his team wanted to find a way to help humanity. So he used his dashboard software to build a tracking system for the Coronavirus. He has been sharing updates with me during this crisis, and I thought it was time to help share the dashboard with my followers.
Their visual representation dashboard of the COVID-19 CURVE is the first in the world to help humanity visualize how well each region is doing as time goes on.