When I speak to realtors or referral sources or prospects, I always emphasize the difference between price and cost. Your clients need to know there is a huge difference and they ought to know what the difference is.
Law No. 1 - It’s got to be fun: Life is too
short andthe potentialto enjoy all aspects of life are too
great to overlook this law. Sure, bad stuff happens to everyone, but that
should be for a season and not for a lifestyle. Enjoy your customers, your
vendors, the thrill of the pursuit or go and do something else. Running a
business can really be a lot of fun. Are you having fun or would you be better
off working for the man? Here is how I have fun in my business.
the most part, you are competing against yourself, not others. Sure, you have
competition. And while competition can definitely motivate you, your main
competition is with yourself. People implement ideas and get motivated through
one of two different factors.
Having been in this industry for over twenty years and
having coached business owners for the last five years, I would have to say
there are situations in which taking down the sign and closing the doors is not
a bad idea.
A look in photos at the 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition, which was held from April 24-26 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center and Spa in Frisco, Texas.
Have a limited marketing budget but realize the importance of neighborhood marketing? Try doorknob hangers, a low-cost, yet highly effective way to drum up more business. In this episode, John Braun discusses the value of this tactic as well as what you should include on the materials you're hanging.
Over 30 authors – over 40 articles…from attorneys, contractors, consultants, instructors and others, both inside and outside the restoration industry. R & R, C & R and Cleanfax, opened their archives and gave us the best they had, other chapters were created just for the “Get Paid!” book and its readers. And every one of them has ideas for how to get paid what you are owed.