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    Contractor Talk 2.0 Launch Contest

    I'm extremely excited about the launch of Contractor Talk 2.0 and I want everyone to try out the new features. I think once you use the new tools you'll see how valuable and fun they can be. To encourage everyone to try things out and have some fun along the way we've come up with a contest that we hope you'll enjoy. What Can You Win?We are g... Read More

    by Nathan on April 22, 2011Comments (48)
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    Analysis of New Contractors Insurance Program in CA

      Due to a threat of civil litigation I had to remove this blog.   Read More

    by TarahGruber on February 09, 2012Comments (2)
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    Seven Things To Do When An Owner Doesn't Pay

    The past six months for me and my company have been the most difficult to date.  And this is including the first two or three years where we basically made just enough money to survive (that actually wasn’t that bad, surprisingly, and actually kind of fun).  But this time around, we were expecting to get paid at the end of a job ... Read More

    by constructonomics on May 14, 2014Comments (2)
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    3 Interesting Insights from 5,000 Contractor Websites

    It's amazing what you can learn from analyzing your competitors. Everything online can (and should) be tracked. As a result, there's a mind-blowing amount of information available and, from an online marketing perspective, virtually anything could want to know about your competitors is out there. Have you ever wondered: What website actions ... Read More

    by BenLanders on January 18, 2013Comments (9)
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    Q&A On Generating Leads For Home Services

    Editing in progress... mods it seems like attachment functionality isn't working.We all want to generate leads.  We all need to generate leads… well qualified leads.  And if we want to accelerate growth beyond word of mouth, we need to generate leads  Yet many contractors flop hard at lead generation.  Many have no ide... Read More

    by prowork on December 02, 2017Comments (0)
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    Disposing Construction Waste After Kitchen Renovation

    Every modern kitchen renovation project results in the production of a wide range of waste. Dealing with this rubbish is cumbersome if you do not utilize the appropriate steps that will ensure effective and safe disposal. Failing to completely deal with all types of debris might cause your family or neighbors a lot of trouble later. Whether you... Read More

    by KitchenAndBath on April 13, 2018Comments (0)
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    Medical Practice Renovation Process

    The space of a medical office needs to be fitted out in such a way that it allows optimal working conditions while at the same time being conducive to the patients paying visits to the physician at hand. As a doctor, it is highly crucial that you ensure the space you are operating in is relaxing and stress-free for all its occupants, including y... Read More

    by KitchenAndBath on December 22, 2017Comments (0)
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    You Are Exactly Where You REALLY Want To Be - Just Fill In The [BLANK]

    When I released my book on Lead Generation, I decided to give a 100%, no hassle, money back guarantee to people who didn’t feel the content was worth their investment. No small print, no loopholes, no exclusions… you don’t like the book, you get your money back. As you can imagine, an offer like this opens the door ... Read More

    by RoofSales on June 21, 2012Comments (2)
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    Roof Cleaning from a Roofing Contractor's Perspective

    About 20 years ago the shingle manufacturers started using Limestone as a filler in their asphalt shingles. This worked great as a filler but their was an unforeseen drawback. Gloeocapsa Magma (an algae) absolutely loves to eat the stuff! That is why the Ugly Dark Streaks that are so common today weren't around a long time ago. Now the Major Sh... Read More

    by 4 seasons on February 08, 2012Comments (0)
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    Help A Fellow Contractor Out! - Willie T's Donation

    As a lot of you know, one of our longtime, well respected members  Willie T, had a stroke and will be recovering in the hospital for at least month and doing rehabilitation for even longer. So, as requested by many, we are going to set up a couple of way's for anyone that want's to donate, can. Donate whatever you can afford ,whether it's $... Read More

    by Sir Mixalot on April 28, 2012Comments (1)
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