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Michael Henry

Michael's owns CorkCRM.com, a business management software solution for painting companies and other residential renovation contractors. Michael's background is in residential painting.

How We Built a Hiring Process That Works

How We Built a Hiring Process That Works

For us folks here in the North, it’s that time of year when the exterior work is rolling in and we need to staff-up to meet the demand. Every painting company needs a healthy amount of guys and gals on hand to cover the seasonal increase in workload, and a solid hiring process will insure […]

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Setting the Right Expectations

By on January 25, 2015 in Customer Service with 10 Comments
Setting the Right Expectations

We’ve all experienced it before: That feeling of being let down when things don’t go exactly as we’d planned. It’s the feeling that arises when nobody comes to your New Year’s Eve party, or when you lose a football game against the worst team in the district. Your clients may very well have gone through this disappointment […]

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CORK-Customer Relationship Management

How do you pull it all together? Keeping track of customers, proposals, contracts, employees, payroll, appointments, is hard if you don’t have a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system in place.  Most people I talk to use some combination of Outlook and Quickbooks along with paper documents and appointment scheduling software. Doing it that way worked […]

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