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Festool Systainers

By on October 1, 2011 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Look for more reviews and information on Festool products at Topcoat Review.

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Getting out of the Bucket-Developing a System for Painting Contractors

By on September 30, 2011 in Pricing and Estimating with 1 Comment
Getting out of the Bucket-Developing a System for Painting Contractors

Most professional painting contractors understand the importance of developing systems for their business. For those who want to get out of the bucket, it is absolutely imperative. Unfortunately, developing systems can be a very imposing task, and many contractors don’t know where to start. However, it doesn’t have to be a daunting task. If they use a system, the process can […]

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Your friends make horrible business advisors

By on September 22, 2011 in Business Practices with 0 Comments

Have you ever sat down with a friend to ask him/her their advice on your business challenges? Have you complained about the trials and tribulations of running a painting business? Chances are you have, and chances are you were given advice that your friend wanted you to hear. Recently I spoke to a business owner […]

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Social Media-Google tools in your bucket?

By on September 11, 2011 in Social Media with 0 Comments
Social Media-Google tools in your bucket?

In a previous post, I touched on using Google, GMail and Places. If you did sign up and want to know more, here is a recent article I wrote for The Paint Contractor last month. I have been using these for a while now and love the way I can sync multiple accounts, calendars, photos and more! […]

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Maximum Painting

By on July 6, 2011 in Random Thoughts with 4 Comments
Maximum Painting

    We all have our “go to” sites, you know the ones, they are usually bookmarked or always open in a tab. The ones that we depend on to keep us up on the the latest trends, tools and topics. Mine are usually Social Media or Business related, but lately I have been checking […]

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You’ve got Mail!

By on June 18, 2011 in Random Thoughts with 1 Comment
You’ve got Mail!

There is no doubt the way we communicate has changed over the past decades due to the internet. When was the last time you hand wrote a letter? Email has allowed to respond immediately or fire off a heated rant, not always a good thing!  Thanks to email and Smartphones, we can be in constant […]

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