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Forum: Marketing & Sales 02-16-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,087
Posted By THINKPAINTING
Direct mail is far from obsolete ....

Direct mail is far from obsolete ....
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-15-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 29,363
Posted By THINKPAINTING
3 men for a day is a 24 hr day yes? So what ever...

3 men for a day is a 24 hr day yes? So what ever your hourly rate is per hour per man per man day times the number of days. If I'm billing out at say $47 dollars an hour per man hr per 8 hrs per man...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 02-14-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 90,116
Posted By THINKPAINTING
http://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/business-card-de...

http://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/business-card-designs-examples?utm_campaign=blog-rss-emails&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=11947806&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--f3Pwf3slEQmLU4SkawriJMcSTyKrepgq...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 02-13-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,705
Posted By THINKPAINTING
I send a word document along with my proposal...

I send a word document along with my proposal with names email and phone number of my past jobs. I ask permission and tell the reference what I will do with the info . It helps me win work big time....
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-11-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 29,363
Posted By THINKPAINTING
Wow my labor for a 3 man crew for 28 days minimum...

Wow my labor for a 3 man crew for 28 days minimum would be $28,800.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-11-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 29,363
Posted By THINKPAINTING
It's not that much cheaper .....homes might be...

It's not that much cheaper .....homes might be more but food, utilities , insurance, fuel, taxes pretty much the same. If your happy and making money that's what counts you know your numbers .
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,496
Posted By THINKPAINTING
I never leave home without mine iPad does it all...

I never leave home without mine iPad does it all well the apps do. Slow here there's guys who are busy working working for squirrel food. So many bidding work likes it 1984.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-09-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 29,363
Posted By THINKPAINTING
35 an hr? Seriously and you make money a that?...

35 an hr? Seriously and you make money a that? God bless ya never ever happen here unless was 20 years ago.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 02-01-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,420
Posted By THINKPAINTING
Allot depends on your market you say there is...

Allot depends on your market you say there is work for a painter out there. Here there is no work the market is flooded with painters and prices are stupid low for all work be it residential or...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-01-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 70,180
Posted By THINKPAINTING
I have seen painters do trim first and then mask...

I have seen painters do trim first and then mask it off and do the body. If your system works your customers are happy that's what matters .
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 02-01-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 29,363
Posted By THINKPAINTING
1980"s new construction here was gong for...

1980"s new construction here was gong for 1:00-2.00 a sq ft....it's 2014!!!!!!! I'm mean really a dollar a sq ft .
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 01-31-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 29,363
Posted By THINKPAINTING
Yup sounds about right some idiot at $30,000...

Yup sounds about right some idiot at $30,000 grand gonna lose his shirt but takes away good work for us. Sad thing about this old thread is prices have not changed at all still plenty of guys...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-31-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,351
Posted By THINKPAINTING
Yellow pages online do ok I'm sure lots of people...

Yellow pages online do ok I'm sure lots of people search yellow pages then go from there to find a contractor. They are used to the old book in hand but now they go online . I've had seniors who use...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-31-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
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Views: 1,492
Posted By THINKPAINTING
Allot depends on your market. My market is...

Allot depends on your market. My market is flooded with contractors roofers and painters are a dime a dozen legal and illegal. Market prices are what they were 20-25 years ago competition is brutal...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-30-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,821
Posted By THINKPAINTING
This is a great camera for $199 at few different...

This is a great camera for $199 at few different online retailers. http://www.ephotozine.com/article/panasonic-lumix-tz40-hands-on-preview-21003 I've taken tons of photos with PS cameras and most...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-30-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,351
Posted By THINKPAINTING
Google reviews are worth trying to get can be a...

Google reviews are worth trying to get can be a PITA for the reviewer if they don't have a gmail account. As for lead services remember they tell the HO we can get refer you 5 contractors who will...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-30-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 90,116
Posted By THINKPAINTING
Yup dat be him ...ty

Yup dat be him ...ty
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-30-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 90,116
Posted By THINKPAINTING
Thanks ! He did this for me couple years back as...

Thanks ! He did this for me couple years back as well as business cards , postcards over the years we just lost touch...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-29-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 90,116
Posted By THINKPAINTING
Really how? Through his site???

Really how? Through his site???
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-29-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 90,116
Posted By THINKPAINTING
Tried contacting him twice about doing postcard...

Tried contacting him twice about doing postcard through his website no reply? I used Keith for years but he's no longer around.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-21-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,725
Posted By THINKPAINTING
John does do a great job of marketing...

John does do a great job of marketing...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-20-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,725
Posted By THINKPAINTING
Most GC"s have long term relationships with there...

Most GC"s have long term relationships with there subs but others will give ya a shot so long as your low bid. Commerical work is not paid right away can take 30-60-90 days after project is compete...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-16-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,948
Posted By THINKPAINTING
First off its not easy to get a busy customer to...

First off its not easy to get a busy customer to do anything including sometimes to write the check. I do very well getting reviews but I do believe a third party does better and gets a more honest...
Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,260
Posted By THINKPAINTING
Happens all the time I've seen soooo many...

Happens all the time I've seen soooo many painting contractors get burnt over the years no joke. I myself have been burnt and been stuck with retainage not getting my finial payment. Good GC"s are...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-04-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,948
Posted By THINKPAINTING
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