Marketing Advice | A David Creation - Part 3
We’ve seen this happen quite a bit.
A painting company starts out with a residential focus, and then begins to look for more commercial leads as their team and capabilities grow. Who could blame you? The revenue is often fantastic, and the stability offered by larger projects is helpful for keeping your team busy (especially if seasonality hits you hard each winter).
So, how can you attract those new leads?Read More
Trade shows are a tried-and-true tactic for showcasing what your business can do. There’s also just no substitute for meeting with prospects in person, chatting about their goals, your services, and forging strong connections. You may even be booking appointments right on the spot!
As I wrap up my 10th year in business, I’ve been thinking quite a bit about the customers I’ve had the pleasure of working alongside as a marketing manager. I also enjoy reviewing their different successes and stories, finding common themes among sometimes very different companies.
While every company may be unique, there are really three universal ways to grow your painting business in 2020, and specifically to grow your leads. I’ll wrap things up below with my best recommendation too, and it may take you a bit by surprise (given the source).Read More
We hear this question all the time, and it’s 100% valid: is Facebook really any good for lead generation, or is it just a branding tool?Read More
After you wrap up a dental appointment, what happens? Do they ship you out the door and say, “Hope to see you again someday!”?
Nope. They schedule your next appointment faster than you can rinse and spit.Read More
There’s no doubt about it. We live in a digital world, with digital media pressing in all around us.
Marketing strategies are rapidly changing too, accommodating and keeping up with the times. 25 years ago, an ad in the yellow pages was a valuable tool, while today we’re on social media, uploading photos, videos, blogs, and more.
So, is print dead, or should it have a place in your marketing toolkit?Read More
Well, since you’re reading this, I guess you already know where we stand!
But in all seriousness, this is a huge question, especially as best practices for online marketing continue to evolve. The winds of change are always blowing, and we’re big on devoting time and resources to the methods and strategies that will work best for you and your contracting business.
So, with that said, here are a few thoughts to keep in mind.Read More
I’ve had many, many interactions over the years with business owners who are excellent craftsmen but struggle to make a living running a home improvement business.
They do good work, offer fantastic services, and appear to be doing all the right things. So, what’s missing?Read More
As a contractor, regardless of whether you’re in the roofing, painting, or remodeling industry, we know you’re always thinking a season or two ahead. And if you aren’t, you really should be.
Right now our clients across the country are prepping for winter, particularly in those areas that are most impacted by inclement weather. While you might assume that’s a problem only for those on the east coast, it really tends to hit our west coast friends too. After all, weeks of rain can halt production, creating similar issues to those facing snow and ice.
Bad weather is bad for business, no matter where you live!
So, what can you do about it?