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Environmentally Responsible Painting

By on August 5, 2015 in Published Articles with 3 Comments
Environmentally Responsible Painting

As a professional painter, your environmental footprint is much larger then you probably realize. As opposed to other professions, painters create significantly more waste, travel for every job, and require some non-recyclable materials. While this is the unfortunate truth, there are steps you can take to be more environmentally friendly. Many consumers are conscious about […]

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Building a Website?

By on February 2, 2013 in Published Articles with 3 Comments
Building a Website?

From the latest issue of The Paint Contractor. Click here to read full article-Go Daddy Go for information on building a website.

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I read it on the Internet, it must be true!

By on August 13, 2012 in Published Articles, Social Media with 0 Comments
I read it on the Internet, it must be true!

Or is it? In a recent issue of the The Paint Contractor Magazine, I talked about the internet and the information we find, and our own online reputations. Here are a few excerpts:   Fact vs Fiction? How do you know what is real information or just someone’s biased opinion? How do you determine the authenticity of […]

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Are you Linkedin?

By on May 29, 2012 in Published Articles with 1 Comment
Are you Linkedin?

What is Linkedin all about and how can you maximize the potential? Read more about Linkedin here in my column, “What’s App’eng” in  the Paint Contractor. Linkedin can be a great resource to network with professionals! 5 reasons:tpc article  

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5 Reasons to Join 5 Groups

5 Reasons to Join 5 Groups

Are you spinning your wheels? Many of us are so busy working “in our business” that we put working “on our business” low on the priority list. Add to the list Social Media, Training Employees, Hiring , Paperwork and keeping up on the endless changes in RRP Rules, and it is a wonder how we […]

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To Tweet or Not?

To Tweet or Not?

Still on the fence about Twitter? Check out these helpful tips from my latest article on page 8 in the The Paint Contractor. Feel free to head over to the magazine’s Facebook page and like their page! Follow us @bloggingpainter!

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Facebook-Friends, Fans or Frustrations?

By on December 29, 2011 in Published Articles, Social Media with 2 Comments
Facebook-Friends, Fans or Frustrations?

Are you using Facebook for your business? Facebook is still an enigma to many contractors, but many do find it to be an great way to intact with customers, friends and colleagues, and to broaden their online reputation. I wrote about it here in the latest edition of the The Paint Contractor. Facebook can be […]

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