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Sherwin Williams Snap Dry

Sherwin Williams Snap Dry

By on July 31, 2016 in Product Feedback with 3 Comments

SnapDry™ Semi-Gloss Door and Trim Paint dries in as little as one hour of application and a door can be closed without sticking. SnapDry™ is resistant to dirt and fingerprints, UV and weathering. SnapDry™ can be used in both interior and exterior application. Source

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Tape Tool

By on July 24, 2016 in Product Feedback with 1 Comment

  After carrying different types of tape up and down ladders and crawling along baseboards, residential painter and engineer, Bob Stenavich, discovered a need for a device to safely hold, carry, and dispense his tape. Needing a solution, he invented and engineered the TAPE TOOL.        

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Roller Keeper

By on July 23, 2016 in Product Feedback with 0 Comments

Thanks to the folks over at Obvious Solutions for providing samples to our readers. Order yours here!      

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Roller Squeegee

By on July 23, 2016 in Product Feedback with 0 Comments

The Amazing Roller Squeegee   Thanks to the folks at Obvious Solutions for sending out Roller Squeegees to our readers. Click here to learn more and order.

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Save Big With A Little Known Tax Credit

Save Big With A Little Known Tax Credit

By on July 20, 2016 in Business Practices, What We Do with 0 Comments

What if I told you, your painting business could improve employee loyalty and save thousands of dollars on taxes with one action? Sounds like a crazy idea, right? Well, I’m here to tell you it is possible by claiming the Small Employer Health Insurance Tax Credit. Why The Small Employer Health Insurance Tax Credit? As you […]

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How to set up a Painting Business

How to set up a Painting Business

So, you have been working as a painter for some time now and you are looking to venture out on your own, find your own clients and manage your own projects. You have perhaps also competed a few jobs and are wondering “where to from here”? How do I find enough work to keep me busy and […]

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How to Market your Painting Business Online

How to Market your Painting Business Online

By on July 16, 2016 in Daily Pick, Random Thoughts, What's New with 0 Comments

Do you want to give your client list a boost without spending a fortune on marketing and advertising? Going digital is a great, low-cost way to turn idle hours into more work than you can handle. These tips will help you to successfully market your painting business online… 1. Create a Hub If you come […]

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If You Don’t Go Paperless Now, You’ll Hate Yourself Later

If You Don’t Go Paperless Now, You’ll Hate Yourself Later

Do you have boxes of paper taking up space in your office? Receipts stacked up on your dashboard? Don’t wait until you are on the next episode of Hoarders. Go paperless. Eliminate the headache of messy file cabinets, lost receipts, unreadable mileage logs, and cluttered painting vehicle dashboards and home office desks. Reasons you need […]

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4 Important Google Adwords Extensions for Painting Contractors – Boost Click Thru Rates!

4 Important Google Adwords Extensions for Painting Contractors – Boost Click Thru Rates!

By on July 9, 2016 in Websites and SEO with 5 Comments

What do Ad Extensions do? Ad extensions do exactly what their name implies by “extending” your text ads to include additional information about your painting business. This additional information boosts ad visibility and prominence leading to increased click thru rates (CTR) on your ads. Ad extensions are a proven way to generate more clicks on […]

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Catchlight Painting Y.E.S Program

Catchlight Painting Y.E.S Program

By on July 7, 2016 in Random Thoughts, What's New with 0 Comments

How We Ran a Successful Community Based Promotion as a Local Business   At Catchlight Painting, we’re always looking for creative ways to raise awareness of our residential painting company and our desire to be recognized as a community partner. When DYB business coach, Steve Burnett shared an initiative he’d used successfully to brand his […]

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Angie’s List Reviews: More Important Than Ever

Angie’s List Reviews: More Important Than Ever

Angie’s List reviews are now visible to anyone and everyone. In March the site announced it would no longer require paid memberships to access their online business listings and reviews. While this announcement was met with little fanfare, the potential impact on residential and commercial painting contractors is huge. Here is why this matters to […]

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Do you need help finding quality painters?

Do you need help finding quality painters?

Our mission is a big undertaking To give every Paint Contractor in North America instant access to quality Painters in their local area. If you are a Painting Contractor or a company in need of hiring painters, you can register for free at Painter Job Hub Within minutes you can connect with available Painters in […]

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What if you actually love what you do?

What if you actually love what you do?

By on July 1, 2016 in Random Thoughts with 8 Comments

Craftsman vs. Entrepreneur I approached the PDCA expo in New Orleans with a naïve attitude. This became clear to me as I presented both my educational topic and my argument in the ‘throw down’ debate. I tailored these presentations to people like me: someone who has strong business acumen and someone who leads their crew […]

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