Tuesday, June 25, 2024
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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 […]

Ducks in a row…..

One of the hardest things about being a Painting Contractor is keeping up with all the legal requirements of owning a service oriented business.  We work with dangerous chemicals, use equipment that has high rates of injuries, and usually do this in an occupied home. That is a lot of liability! Are you covered? Mark […]

Denver Historic Home Restoration

History is abundant in the Denver area. That’s why we take pride in giving older homes a “rejuvenated life.” Whether it’s ensuring an existing building is secure or adding up-to-date amenities, we appreciate the style and architectural needs with the ability to complete the project. Dowd Restoration brings back the value, splendor and integrity in […]

Networking your Painting Business

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 […]

Are you Linkedin?

      Another great post by BNI Founder Ivan Misner on maximizing your Linkedin profile.  Read the whole article, but I wanted to highlight #5 5. Building and Enhancing Credibility LinkedIn may well become the first place everyone will look to determine the business profile of an individual. LinkedIn allows a professional to showcase […]

Small Business Leadership-Follow Me!

Editors Note: Part One of the series can be found here. In the last article, I stressed the need for decisive leadership in any organization, establishing the vision of the company and rallying the troops to own the company goals. That all sounds fairly lofty, doesn’t it? Perhaps company vision and rallying the troops to rise up and […]

The Doors of Perception

This month my blog culminated a Blog Shootout for contractors. It was a month long event that was well sponsored by four manufacturers and attracted a small but pleasing variety of writers, from new blogs to some extremely polished and well promoted blogs. The event was interesting and exciting, as it was nice to see […]