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How To Get Leads: The Best & Worst Leads

How To Get Leads: The Best & Worst Leads

By on June 16, 2015 in Marketing, Websites and SEO, What We Do with 9 Comments

It’s Simple, You Either Buy Them or You Earn Them! Buying leads is quicker. Earning leads is longer. Which method is best and which is worse? If you stick around and read this article, you will benefit from my professional experience of helping local painters both buy and earn painting leads. Then you will be […]

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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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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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3 Steps for Painting Contractors to Power up your Referral Network using LinkedIn

3 Steps for Painting Contractors to Power up your Referral Network using LinkedIn

By on April 11, 2012 in Marketing with 8 Comments

Why don’t more painting contractors use LinkedIn effectively? I’ve often citied the statistics I’ve gathered over the years from coaching over a hundred painting contractors and tracking their numbers. Those statistics continue to hold up. 65% or more of your business comes from relationships, whether they be repeat customers, referrals from customers, referrals from strategic […]

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How to get the most out of Expo 2012

How to get the most out of Expo 2012

By on February 15, 2012 in Associates, Expo 2012 with 6 Comments

There are numerous good reasons for painting contractors to attend PDCA Expo. It’s always great to reconnect with old friends and meet new friends and share ideas and tricks of the trade. Plus you get to attend education sessions which help you to run a better business and learn new technical skills, not to mention […]

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Networking your Painting Business

Networking your Painting Business

By on September 14, 2011 in Marketing with 0 Comments

Interesting article by another of my favorite authors, Ivan Misner is the founder of BNI. Business networking is leveraging your business and personal connections to bring you a regular supply of new business. The concept sounds simple, doesn’t it? Don’t let that fool you, though. Because it involves relationship building, it can be a deceptively […]

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