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Archive for September, 2013

The Affordable Health Care Act-What does it mean to you?

By on September 28, 2013 in Business Practices with 4 Comments
The Affordable Health Care Act-What does it mean to you?

There is a lot of information the sites listed above, and here. I encourage our readers to investigate for themselves how this will affect them. Some states will run their own program, some will follow the federal one, click here to see where your state stands.

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galaxG- Ergonomic Tools for Painters

By on September 28, 2013 in Product Feedback

Ergonomic Tools?! We recently posted this article about being ergonomically correct and GalaxG was kind enough to send some samples to the Blogging Painters Review Team.  Our team will post their opinions here, if any of our readers have tried them, please feel free to share your thoughts by filling out the form below. Thanks!

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Identifying Your Ideal Customer

By on September 25, 2013 in Marketing with 3 Comments
Identifying Your Ideal Customer

 Marketing your business without a clearly defined audience is like throwing darts in the dark. Sure, your message will hit something, but probably not the target you intended. But this is exactly what many contractors do. They create websites and ads, replete with a bullet list of services, which carry the emotional charge of a […]

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Bonded and Insured, Part One

By on September 24, 2013 in Business Practices with 2 Comments
Bonded and Insured, Part One

Breaking down “Bonded and Insured,” As a service professional, it’s likely that you’ve heard the phrase “bonded and insured.” But, what does it mean? In this two-part series, we’ll dissect the terms bonded and insured and how they pertain to the painting industry. What does “bonded” mean? Being bonded refers to the act of obtaining […]

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Should You Pay Review Sites Advertising Fees?

By on September 10, 2013 in Business Practices, Marketing with 7 Comments
Should You Pay Review Sites Advertising Fees?

Yelp. Angie’s List. Google. Review sites are a reality of doing business. They’re a vital portion of the local SEO process and they’re an important source of sales. Yet, at times, they can be very destructive to a business. Some sites, Yelp in particular, seem to aggressively filter out any positive review while placing malicious, […]

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Quickn’ Clean Bucket Liners

By on September 8, 2013 in Product Feedback with 4 Comments
Quickn’ Clean Bucket Liners

Tired of cleaning your buckets out? Try these bucket liners from Valley Pro Products. Let us know what you think by leaving a review here. For more information, visit Valley Pro Products here.

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Color Mix 2014 by Sherwin-Williams

By on September 5, 2013 in How we use Color. with 1 Comment

“Color is my passion” says Jackie Jordan, Sherwin-Williams Color maven I’m inspired by new and fascinating color combinations, reflecting design trends from around the world. And for 25 years, I’ve been helping people bring color into their homes and commercial spaces through colorful paint. So one can understand why this is the most exciting time […]

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Cover Grip Drops

By on September 1, 2013 in Product Feedback

From the Cover Grip site, CoverGrip™ drop cloths are made of the same canvas as any conventional drop cloth, so they absorb paint and spills with no problem. But unlike conventional drop cloths, CoverGrip™ drop cloths can easily be positioned anywhere they’re needed. They won’t “bunch up,” but instead hold tight to corners, stairs, along walls — you […]

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