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5 challenges with time sheets, and what you can do about it…

5 challenges with time sheets, and what you can do about it…

It seems apparent these days that using paper time sheets can be time-consuming and expensive for you and your business. My name is Neville Solomon, and after personally interviewing over 50 painting business owners across the country that still use time sheets, the majority have told me the challenges it brings them, and how it’s […]

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Write better content with keyword research

Write better content with keyword research

By on February 16, 2014 in Websites and SEO with 2 Comments

There is a lot more to doing good SEO than repeating a phrase over and over throughout your entire website. Let’s take a look at Google’s Keyword planner to see how we can put it to good use, and get some insights from it.

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Matthew Ladder Safety Products

By on February 8, 2014 in Product Feedback

Matthew Ladders have a variety of accessories to help contractors work safely. From the website: Matthew Ladders, Inc. is the brain-child of entrepreneur, M.S. Matthew. With a history of taking businesses and making them perform, he continues his tradition of genuine commitment to the customer into the ladder industry. If you have tried one of […]

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What to Look for When Hiring an SEO Company

What to Look for When Hiring an SEO Company

By on February 8, 2014 in Websites and SEO with 6 Comments

When it comes to marketing your business, there is perhaps no decision more important as to your online strategy and who you hire (if anybody) to implement that strategy. The ramifications are far too great to ignore: hire the wrong online marketing company (or disregard online marketing completely) and not only are you wasting your […]

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The Relationships between Manufacturers and Contractors

The Relationships between Manufacturers and Contractors

In the past, the relationships between manufacturers and contractors has always been buffered by various vendors/middlemen. Painting Contractors who had a question or a problem with a product usually got no further than their paint store rep, very few had the time, tenacity or resources to to work their way up the chain to speak […]

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How do I know what to charge?

How do I know what to charge?

By on February 1, 2014 in Pricing and Estimating with 7 Comments

My estimating was guesstimating at best. When I first started my business I had no idea what to charge my clients for the work I was doing. I knew how to charge by the hour, but I wasn’t always sure how long it would take me to finish tasks. Eventually I had a pretty good idea […]

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