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Forum: Technology 12-28-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,466
Posted By carolinahandyma
I know a guy that uses it for his landscaping...

I know a guy that uses it for his landscaping business and had good things to say about it.
Forum: Help Wanted or Looking For Work 12-28-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,660
Posted By carolinahandyma
I am merely passing along information. You would...

I am merely passing along information. You would have to go to the site and signup. But I don't see anything that would prohibited someone from self-referring.
Forum: Help Wanted or Looking For Work 12-28-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,660
Posted By carolinahandyma
You may chose to remain anonymous to the person...

You may chose to remain anonymous to the person you are referring to the job and to the hiring company. However, you are not anonymous to the platform.
Forum: Help Wanted or Looking For Work 12-28-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,660
Posted By carolinahandyma
Earn $1,000 for referring a great Carpenter

Earn $1,000 for referring a great Carpenter to this company in Durham, NC. I guess you can refer your self as its anonymous. Learn more at
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Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,076
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: 5,076
Posted By carolinahandyma
I voted for My Cousin Vinny!

I voted for My Cousin Vinny!
Forum: Marketing & Sales 07-25-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,151
Posted By carolinahandyma
I totally agree with you on the point you make...

I totally agree with you on the point you make here.

In the future, the most successful tradesmen will need to be able to do both business and their trade.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 07-25-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,576
Posted By carolinahandyma
The Waukesha Roof Expert!

The Waukesha Roof Expert!
Forum: Marketing & Sales 07-25-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,386
Posted By carolinahandyma
A showroom of any style adds to your credibility...

A showroom of any style adds to your credibility and professionalism. I see no downside.
Forum: Technology 01-18-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,581
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: Masonry 08-04-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,015
Posted By carolinahandyma
It' a pretty simple process to do either Square...

It' a pretty simple process to do either Square or PayPal. I would say that Square while charging slightly more, allows you to swipe a credit card using your smart phone. Not sure is PayPal allows...
Forum: Masonry 08-04-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,015
Posted By carolinahandyma
Many homeowners like using credit cards because...

Many homeowners like using credit cards because of the many and various perks (hotel points, airline miles, cash back etc.) they get for using them.

Square is good option as well as PayPal for...
Forum: Business 08-02-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,993
Posted By carolinahandyma
Misclassifying staff is a problem many...

Misclassifying staff is a problem many contracting businesses have. Read up on how the IRS sees things...
Forum: Business 07-26-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,805
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: Business 07-26-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,805
Posted By carolinahandyma
Thanks to all that have weighed in on this...

Thanks to all that have weighed in on this discussion.
Forum: Business 07-25-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,805
Posted By carolinahandyma
I want to her to be happy with the work and I...

I want to her to be happy with the work and I want to complete the entire job for her on schedule. However, I do want to do this at our pre-agreed upon price.
Forum: Business 07-25-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,805
Posted By carolinahandyma
The way I look at it, she had her chance to shop...

The way I look at it, she had her chance to shop around before signing our contract. We are low-key and put no pressure on prospects to sign a contract.
Forum: Business 07-25-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,805
Posted By carolinahandyma
We're already probably a third of the way...

We're already probably a third of the way complete. Walking really isn't an option.
Forum: Business 07-25-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,805
Posted By carolinahandyma
Not a thing. Same project for lower price.

Not a thing. Same project for lower price.
Forum: Business 07-25-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,805
Posted By carolinahandyma
Client With Buyer's Remorse

How would you approach this situation?

While estimating the project, I listened to the homeowners needs and wants and wrote a contract for a very fair price considering the work that she wanted...
Forum: Business 07-22-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,507
Posted By carolinahandyma
First, try not to burn the bridge with the GC. ...

First, try not to burn the bridge with the GC. It may turn out, where he would refer work to you.
Second, find someone that knows the business-side of construction. Either hire them to consult...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 07-19-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,623
Posted By carolinahandyma
There is a lot going on at malls trying to grab...

There is a lot going on at malls trying to grab peoples attention.
So I think you would need to do something that brought people in to talk with you. A clown making balloons, juggler, something...
Forum: Roofing 06-20-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,452
Posted By carolinahandyma
Excel isn't a bad approach but there are several...

Excel isn't a bad approach but there are several CRM and leads tracking software programs out there.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-15-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,764
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: Business 06-14-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,610
Posted By carolinahandyma
Just found the link...

Just found the link http://www.queensboro.com/ref/OENCCCESCBC

Anyone can get a $25 credit off their first order.
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