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Submitting a Professional Estimate

By on March 23, 2014 in Pricing and Estimating with 7 Comments
Submitting a Professional Estimate

PEP announces the eBid! How does it work? You put together a company profile to highlight your latest projects, your history, your values – a professional estimate is what sets you apart from the rest. When it comes time to make a bid for a job, you can select to include this company information as […]

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How are you communicating with Customers?

By on March 19, 2014 in Customer Service with 4 Comments
How are you communicating with Customers?

It used to be a customer found us in the phone book, called and scheduled an appointment and from there on out everything was done verbally, whether in person or on the phones. These days, the availability of handheld technology has created an “on demand” type of mentality. We are all seemingly available 24/7 (I am not so sure that is a good thing!). How do we handle communication these days?

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How can I use pastel colors in my home?

By on March 16, 2014 in How we use Color. with 0 Comments
How can I use pastel colors in my home?

  Do you like pastel colors? Most people think of baby colors, nursery or “old” decor when you say pastels. Not anymore!  Today, I’m going to show you how you can use pastel colors in your home without it looking like a nursery or a nursing home. Aren’t these colors just beautiful? These are actually my egg […]

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Expand Your Social Presence by Sharing More Images

By on March 16, 2014 in Social Media with 8 Comments
Expand Your Social Presence by Sharing More Images

These days, businesses need to have a presence on social media if they wish to remain competitive over the long term. That’s because, according to recent research, 93 percent of marketers are leveraging communication tools to promote their businesses. Humans are very visual creatures. Our inclination toward the visual could explain why, for example, posts […]

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Everyone needs a Buddy!

By on March 9, 2014 in Product Feedback

Dan over at Big Boy Ind was kind enough to send over a few of the Buddy Systems for our Product Testers to try out. See what they say!

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What is happening at BP?

By on March 2, 2014 in Random Thoughts with 11 Comments
What is happening at BP?

It’s been a great ride so far! The Blogging Painters are an eclectic group of business owners whom are passionate about the painting industry. Sounds kind of silly doesn’t it? Like a bunch of guys who like watching paint dry? But it is more than that! I wrote that in one of our first posts […]

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Playing Hangman: The Story of an Invention

Playing Hangman: The Story of an Invention

My son, the inventor, by Bonnie Goldberg Mothers often brag about their offspring, as in “my son, the doctor” competing with “my son, the lawyer.” Now I get to brag about Adam Goldberg, “my son, the entrepreneur” and his best friend and business partner Kay Saucier, the inventor. The saying goes that “necessity is the mother […]

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