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PDCA Expo 2016

By on February 28, 2016 in PDCA Expo 2016 with 0 Comments
PDCA Expo 2016

  The 2016 Expo is going to be more targeted than ever before on what painting contractors are asking for: course topics specific to industry segment (residential/commercial) and stage of business growth, and hands-on training.The question we asked ourselves while planning this event is: ‘What kind of education gives contractors the tools they need to […]

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BRUSHAPER OFFERS NEW WAY TO STORE AND DRY PAINT BRUSHES

By on February 28, 2016 in Press Releases with 0 Comments
BRUSHAPER OFFERS NEW WAY TO STORE AND DRY PAINT BRUSHES

A paint brush cover made for painters by painters Traverse City, MI, February 27, 2016 – Painting contractors and do-it-yourselfers know all too well the frustrations of starting a project, not having time to finish, and ruining expensive paint brushes. A Northern Michigan company has developed the go-to product sure to make every painting project […]

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Blue Painters Tape

By on February 27, 2016 in Product Feedback with 0 Comments
Blue Painters Tape

This high performance tape will not dry out or lose holding power but can be cleanly removed for up to 30 days. The available 3, 2, 1.5, and 1 inch widths are sold on 60 yard tape rolls that are commonly used for drywall, glass, hardwood floors and wood trim. Presto Tape Thanks to Presto […]

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Presto Floor Protection

By on February 27, 2016 in Product Feedback with 0 Comments
Presto Floor Protection

Hardwood and tile floors are protected from dirt, paint, spills, dust and construction debris and damage with Presto’s floor protection film. The same clean removal without any residue is ensured for up to 45 days. Presto Tape Thanks to Presto Tape for providing samples to our readers.

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Presto Carpet Protection

By on February 27, 2016 in Product Feedback with 0 Comments
Presto Carpet Protection

Presto’s Carpet Protection Film is a temporary, yet extremely effective way to protect carpets from tracked in dirt, paint spills, dust, construction debris, and damage. Presto Tape Thanks to Presto Tape for providing samples to our readers.

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Presto Tape

By on February 24, 2016 in Press Releases with 1 Comment
Presto Tape

Presto Tape Offers Retail Packaging for Blue Painter’s Tape and Floor Protection Films Bensalem, PA February 16, 2016—Presto Tape introduces retail packaging for its USA made blue painter’s tape, floor protection film and carpet protection film. Presto’s P621 Blue Painter’s Tape will be packaged under the name R2 SuperBlue™ with “R2” printed cores. The packaging […]

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Swatchdeck

By on February 22, 2016 in Press Releases with 0 Comments
Swatchdeck

In an industry that is slow to adopt technology, SwatchDeck mobile app breaks through the barrier, allowing you to order your paint in-app. Released in April 2014, SwatchDeck has been helping home owners and professional contractors and decorators keep their customers’ paint colors and finishes organized.

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2015 Vendor Product the Year Award

By on February 21, 2016 in Press Releases with 0 Comments
2015 Vendor Product the Year Award

Titan™ Receives Sherwin-Williams’ 2015 Vendor Product the Year Award MINNEAPOLIS — Feb. 17, 2016 — The Titan™ FlexSpray HandHeld paint sprayer was recently recognized by Sherman-Williams as the winner of the company’s 2015 Vendor Product of the Year Award. In January, representatives from Titan received the award at a ceremony held at Sherwin-Williams Paint Stores […]

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Negotiating With General Contractors

By on February 21, 2016 in Business Practices with 5 Comments
Negotiating With General Contractors

Introduction When bidding to and working with general contractors, there are a number of things that are critical for your path to success. These include Marketing, The Bidding Process and Contract Negotiation. Marketing Your success starts with smart marketing. I would encourage anyone to evaluate the General Contractors within their target market area. You can […]

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Vote for the Best Video

By on February 15, 2016 in Random Thoughts with 0 Comments

Contractors from around the nation have submitted their videos, and now it’s your turn to decide who will make it to the top ten! Voting ends February 18th and you can vote once a day from now until voting closes.

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Trying to Figure out How to Blog Better?

By on February 14, 2016 in Blogging Tips, Roadmap with 18 Comments
Trying to Figure out How to Blog Better?

Are you still staring at that white screen waiting for inspiration to blog better? Blogging can be intimidating because you are trying to create content that brings people to your website and encourages them to do business with you. For online leads, this will be the first impression a new customer gets of your company. […]

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How can you create a painting newsletter customers actually read?

By on February 8, 2016 in Marketing, Social Media with 6 Comments
How can you create a painting newsletter customers actually read?

Did you know that companies using email to nurture leads generate 50% more high-quality leads? (source: Hubspot) Thus, if your painting business isn’t leveraging newsletters in your marketing strategy, you’re missing a quantifiable amount of revenue. DK Marketing Group has developed the following 6 keys to help ensure your newsletter program is successful: Develop Newsletter GoalsUsing a […]

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