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Tess Wittler

Tess Wittler is a content creator and consultant for the construction industry. She takes pride in truly understanding contractors and the home improvement industry - because she’s spent her entire career promoting it.

Over the years, Tess has built a solid reputation of being the “go to” content writer for contractors - because of her understanding of the industry, knowledge of content and social media marketing and careful attention to detail - to get the words just right.

Tess is thrilled to be involved with Blogging Painters to share knowledge and collaborate on ideas to help painting contractors grow their businesses.

Where to Find Blog Content

Where to Find Blog Content

By on July 12, 2015 in Social Media with 4 Comments

I often get asked by contractors where they can find blog content ideas to share with their readers . The truth is, ideas for finding great blog content are more abundant than ever, but you must dedicate a little time each week looking for them. From there, you take an idea you’ve seen online and use it […]

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The Danger with Referrals

The Danger with Referrals

By on June 3, 2013 in Marketing with 16 Comments

Most contractors can agree that the best way to get new business is through referrals. In fact, I was recently at a contractor event where the speaker indicated that upwards of 70% of his company’s new business comes from referrals, and national statistics back up this statement. This is huge! There is nothing more invigorating […]

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Contractors and Social Media: 3 Tips to Increase Your Online Presence

Contractors and Social Media: 3 Tips to Increase Your Online Presence

By on July 5, 2012 in Social Media with 12 Comments

Note: This is Part 2 of a 2-part series focused on providing practical social media marketing tips and techniques to help painting contractors increase their online presence. In the last article, I noted that the place to start your online marketing efforts is actually with your website. This is also where your social media efforts […]

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Contractors and Social Media: Where to start?

Contractors and Social Media: Where to start?

By on June 28, 2012 in Social Media with 13 Comments

Note: This is Part 1 of a 2-part series focused on helping painting contractors increase their online presence by providing practical social media marketing tips and techniques. When a contractor (or any business for that matter) decides to get serious about online marketing and social media, they often are left scratching their head asking, “Where […]

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Social Media: Creating Your Connection

Social Media: Creating Your Connection

By on April 22, 2012 in Social Media with 1 Comment

By far, one of the biggest draws to social media is the ability to expand your “reach” in your market. Social media helps create awareness for causes, and it gives us the ability to connect with others. It is no secret that social media has revolutionized how we all do business – from communicating with […]

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Improve Your Portfolio: Create Simple Project Spotlights

Improve Your Portfolio: Create Simple Project Spotlights

By on March 3, 2012 in Marketing with 20 Comments

I often find that contractors use photos to showcase their work to potential clients. They have albums (either online or off) of project photos they’ve completed, and often have a “portfolio” button on their website that presents some of their best work to visitors. Even though these photos are stunning, they don’t even come close […]

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