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Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,045
Posted By carolinahandyma
So true. I hear "well my husband used to...

So true.

I hear "well my husband used to be a carpenter/contractor/remodeler, so he knows how to do it but doesn't have time" refrain often.
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,045
Posted By carolinahandyma
I voted for My Cousin Vinny!

I voted for My Cousin Vinny!
Forum: Technology 01-18-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,564
Posted By carolinahandyma
The crm's mentioned are all good. However, most...

The crm's mentioned are all good. However, most are rather complex and require a steep learning curve to both setup and use.

Give Breezeworks.com...
Forum: Business 07-26-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,778
Posted By carolinahandyma
Some additional details: Our guys were really...

Some additional details:
Our guys were really efficient with the first phase of the project so it went really quickly. Actually quicker than I expected.

Plan to meet with her over the weekend to...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-15-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,742
Posted By carolinahandyma
Not a bad idea, trying to find customers and...

Not a bad idea, trying to find customers and pre-sell before making the investment on your end. Without giving away too many details, can you describe your invention? Or at least tell us what...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-11-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,249
Posted By carolinahandyma
There are many great tips on marketing while on a...

There are many great tips on marketing while on a budget within CT. Keep reading. I am working with a GC right now on strategies to data mine through his past clients and reconnect. I think too...
Forum: Accounting Software & Discussion 05-31-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 13,640
Posted By carolinahandyma
Have your CPA set it up for you and train you. ...

Have your CPA set it up for you and train you. Don't waist your time trying to figure it out yourself. It is pretty easy once it is setup correctly with the proper Chart of Accounts etc.
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-21-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 626
Posted By carolinahandyma
Welcome to the Forum!

Welcome to the Forum!
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-21-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,330
Posted By carolinahandyma
Online survey software such as Surveymonkey.com...

Online survey software such as Surveymonkey.com make it easy to both survey and collect data. SM offers a basic version with 10 questions for Free.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-19-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,586
Posted By carolinahandyma
There are several different paths to take to quit...

There are several different paths to take to quit smoking. You may have to try a few to find the one that works for you. I tried several methods but the one that stuck for more than a decade now...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-17-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,322
Posted By carolinahandyma
The best way to counter one bad review is with...

The best way to counter one bad review is with several positive reviews.
Forum: Business 05-15-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,219
Posted By carolinahandyma
No. It is more that I see it as company property...

No. It is more that I see it as company property like tools or vehicles etc. and those are returned. Also, I wouldn't want a former employee doing work for a homeowner and doing a poor job and...
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,707
Posted By carolinahandyma
Chose the one that will give you the best...

Chose the one that will give you the best opportunity to develop your skills and learn new ones.
Forum: Business 04-29-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,236
Posted By carolinahandyma
I would save up enough money to live on for at...

I would save up enough money to live on for at least 3 month as well as money to invest in your start-up business expenses. The key to your success is acquiring and keeping clients. Good luck to...
Forum: Masonry 04-10-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,518
Posted By carolinahandyma
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Health & Safety 03-27-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 15,612
Posted By carolinahandyma
I try to eat more of a plant based foods such as...

I try to eat more of a plant based foods such as fruits, veggies, whole grains, nuts, olive oil etc.

The fallacy in my former thinking was since I was working hard all day then I could head to...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-21-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,447
Posted By carolinahandyma
Here's a new article on the topic of Angies List ...

Here's a new article on the topic of Angies List

Follow the Money - Is Angie’s List a public service provider or an online lead generator?

Angie Hicks no longer owns Angie’s List, but her...
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,517
Posted By carolinahandyma
What works well for me is that I ask the person...

What works well for me is that I ask the person that I know and have a relationship with, to contact the person they are referring on my behalf before I contact them. That way they are already...
Forum: Sandblasting 03-13-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,091
Posted By carolinahandyma
If you are in Mass. I would suggest posing your...

If you are in Mass. I would suggest posing your question to Shawn McCadden shawnmccadden.com.

If he can't answer you definitively, he probably can't point you to the person that can.
Forum: Business 02-21-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 12,721
Posted By carolinahandyma
Homeowners fear subcontractors for a number of...

Homeowners fear subcontractors for a number of reasons and if you can explain how your subs work then you can alleviate that fear.
-Explain that you have worked with the sub for many years and they...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-09-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,643
Posted By carolinahandyma
Stay safe!

Stay safe!
Forum: Marketing & Sales 02-08-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,263
Posted By carolinahandyma
I decided to try it. It has only been running...

I decided to try it. It has only been running for 2 days but here are the results thus far.


17 impressions and zero clicks to date. They only charge by the click so the impressions are free. ...
Forum: Masonry 01-22-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,071
Posted By carolinahandyma
Best of luck to you. Keep reading the pages on...

Best of luck to you. Keep reading the pages on this site. Many good tips.
Forum: Business 01-17-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,954
Posted By carolinahandyma
I know a young guy that graduated college so that...

I know a young guy that graduated college so that would make him 22-23 years old. He really enjoyed doing general handyman things, yard work things many homeowners do themselves or hire out. He was...
Forum: Business 01-17-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,954
Posted By carolinahandyma
Age doesn't matter, what matters is your...

Age doesn't matter, what matters is your maturity. I like your attitude, it shows you have some maturity and have a good goal for yourself, owning your own show.

My advice...be honest with...
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