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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-23-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,398
Posted By App-ironworks
So J.D. stopped by a bit ago. His English...

So J.D. stopped by a bit ago.

His English teacher said that he has seen every senior project since he has been teaching at this school and that J.D.'s gun safe is, and I quote, "by far the best...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,553
Posted By Kowboy
Powerwash: Then there's a world of...

Powerwash:

Then there's a world of difference between Florida's test and SC's.

I have 30 years experience in construction and a 3.67 college GPA from 2011, and there's no way I would have...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-20-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,061
Posted By PoleBarnsNY
Overcoming "Your price is too high" without discounting

When you discount your price 100% of the discount comes out of your profit because all other expense are fixed. DONT DO IT. A discount of $300 off a $6000 total project price is 5% off the total...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 05-09-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,965
Posted By WarnerConstInc.
It is south american hardwood. It is not as...

It is south american hardwood. It is not as heavy and dense as Ipe, but still fairly heavy and still hard on blades and bits.

I think it is a great choice for the price point and life spans.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-09-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 75
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Views: 3,955
Posted By Brutus
College hockey and juniors. They still got the...

College hockey and juniors. They still got the spark.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-08-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,938
Posted By MagicPoolSvcs
Wouldn't it be funny if we could write REVIEWS...

Wouldn't it be funny if we could write REVIEWS for customers :thumbup:

" MR Smith did not pay me for the job, and his dog bit me" :eek:
Forum: Business 04-30-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,419
Posted By Bill Z
Parting Shot

Hello ________

Thank you so much for the opportunity to help you maintain your home. I regret that we exceeded the investment range that you expected. Since a truly professional house wash is only...
Forum: Business 04-30-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,419
Posted By Bill Z
Chris, Here's a quick suggestion to shorten...

Chris,

Here's a quick suggestion to shorten your letter and get to the point. With more time I would still reduce it by 30%. The good thing is I know nothing about washing houses so I can look...
Forum: Business 04-30-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,419
Posted By Metro M & L
Your response is more of a justification to...

Your response is more of a justification to yourself.

You need to sell the sizzle to customer or not bother with the letter. The only purpose of the letter should be to close the sale.

There...
Forum: Business 04-30-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,419
Posted By Kent Whitten
I think that you should be telling them what you...

I think that you should be telling them what you just said BEFORE they say "no, you're too expensive"
Forum: Health & Safety 04-03-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,794
Posted By Dirtywhiteboy
Thanks Astrix, yes we didn't make this up we copy...

Thanks Astrix, yes we didn't make this up we copy what the docs have done when we went to them:thumbsup:
Forum: Health & Safety 04-03-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,794
Posted By Astrix
I'll attest to the magical power of magnets...

I'll attest to the magical power of magnets mentioned by DWB.

Years ago, my drywaller husband got a sliver of metal in his eye (probably chipped off a screw while putting up walls). He went to...
Forum: Websites and SEO 03-30-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 796
Posted By JV Marketing
Wordpress Plugins

http://zemalf.posterous.com/20-most-useful-wordpress-plugins
Forum: Websites and SEO 03-19-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,300
Posted By BrandConst
78 for mine

78 for mine
Forum: Online Leads Services 03-19-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,191
Posted By rgordon83
That article must be a few yeas old. It doesn't...

That article must be a few yeas old. It doesn't mention 3/4 of the features available in Adwords such as:

Ad extensions
New broad match modifier
mobile campaigns
retargeting
enhanced CPC...
Forum: Websites and SEO 03-19-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,300
Posted By TxElectrician
85 for mine

85 for mine
Forum: Websites and SEO 03-19-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,300
Posted By JBM
83 for me.

83 for me.
Forum: Websites and SEO 03-19-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,300
Posted By ohiohomedoctor
85.

85.
Forum: Websites and SEO 03-19-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,300
Posted By gastek
Well I scored 55 out of 100.

Well I scored 55 out of 100.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-19-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,982
Posted By TNTRenovate
I sold sheds built on site on CL one year and...

I sold sheds built on site on CL one year and didn't do too bad. As long as you are specific as to your offerings and make a good presentation you can be pretty successful at it.

It's just like...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-18-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,982
Posted By 480sparky
I like to throw this one...

I like to throw this one (http://desmoines.craigslist.org/sks/2909717182.html) out there every once in a while. :whistling:laughing:
Forum: Decks & Fencing 03-18-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 17,476
Posted By CaptRandy
Be sure to clean the deck before you do anything....

Be sure to clean the deck before you do anything. Use a good deck brightener. Let it dry out to 12-14% moisture content before you seal it. Look at Ready Seal. Lasts well in this area and easy to...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 03-18-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 17,476
Posted By deckman22
I don't know why some of you all get your noses...

I don't know why some of you all get your noses all up in the air about treated pine decks. If that's what the customer wants why not let them have it, long as the downside is explained to them I...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 03-18-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 17,476
Posted By deckman22
TWP works for me, in the rustic color. No need to...

TWP works for me, in the rustic color. No need to wait that long to stain, stain 'em asap.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 03-15-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,903
Posted By blackbear
three piece door casing ...

three piece door casing
http://pic100.picturetrail.com/VOL753/13468869/24060418/401615791.jpg

window detail consisted of 5/4 sill and 3 piece casing...
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