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Forum: Tiling 04-13-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,969
Posted By MattCoops
I tiled a Panera Bread in Indian Trail, NC and we...

I tiled a Panera Bread in Indian Trail, NC and we got the tile from Crossville.
Forum: Business 04-06-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,704
Posted By MattCoops
You can check out the File Swap's give a form ,...

You can check out the File Swap's give a form , take a form section on here.
Forum: Business 04-05-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,704
Posted By MattCoops
Do you have Microsoft Excel? You could set one...

Do you have Microsoft Excel?
You could set one up within 10 mins or so.
Forum: Tiling 03-31-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,748
Posted By MattCoops
She did a killer job! It was for her own...

She did a killer job!
It was for her own personal home and she wanted the stone pieces a certain way.
I obliged. If they're gonna pay me, and do some work, I don't mind.

We ended up doing like...
Forum: Tiling 03-26-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,930
Posted By MattCoops
Did you determine the root of the crack? Was it...

Did you determine the root of the crack? Was it in-plane, or did the crack break level?
A small crackle in a cement subfloor may not be too much to worry about.
You were right to utilize some sort...
Forum: Business 03-26-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,183
Posted By MattCoops
I'm taking job with friend. Pay covers my rent...

I'm taking job with friend. Pay covers my rent plus gives me some extra to cover the state fines. Although I don't want to grow to hate my boss, being that we're already friends.
And for owning a...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-26-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,585
Posted By MattCoops
Post cards aren't worth the cost. I've done...

Post cards aren't worth the cost.
I've done them in the past and got about a 1% response back.

I do, however, use them as a mailer to past customers and have a referral coupon for 20% off labor...
Forum: Business 01-25-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 38,050
Posted By MattCoops
Go to your city's building and planning...

Go to your city's building and planning department or sometimes zoning and look through the recent permits. Write down the locations and names of GC's. Get their number, or get to their office. Make...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 11-09-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,751
Posted By MattCoops
An idea you can use is structuring your portfolio...

An idea you can use is structuring your portfolio to geo-target locations by including the town name in your project and writing copy about what problem you solved servicing the client.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-08-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,002
Posted By MattCoops
Is it bad to tell a lost sale that it is okay, and you do repair work?

Had a lost sale due to me refusing to haggle with estimated cost and not giving a square foot charge, and instead estimating based on hours and materials.

But I let the prospect know that I could...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-21-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,336
Posted By MattCoops
I love the guys that laugh at you when they...

I love the guys that laugh at you when they listen to that.
although some of the notes stike a nerve and the loops are repetitive
but most latin music (if you have the lyrics translated into...
Forum: Flooring 04-21-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,974
Posted By MattCoops
I install tile, so I'm always gonna say tile. I...

I install tile, so I'm always gonna say tile.
I love the little pamphlet in the TCNA handbook that breaks down the maintanence cost per square foot of all the different floor coverings.
It's...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-21-2011, 10:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,670
Posted By MattCoops
Top notch advertising for low end customers.

Top notch advertising for low end customers.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-19-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,724
Posted By MattCoops
I just can't do volunteer work. The free estimate...

I just can't do volunteer work. The free estimate thing started and everyone started to do it until it become a staple that it had to be done.
What else are contractors going to give away?
Forum: Marketing & Sales 02-21-2010, 01:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,300
Posted By MattCoops
Free websites and free marketing don't do...

Free websites and free marketing don't do anything but postpone success.
I'm sure you heard the age old saying: "you get what you pay for."
Forum: Websites and SEO 02-18-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,104
Posted By MattCoops
Noahweb already hit on the reciprocal link not...

Noahweb already hit on the reciprocal link not holding much weight.
But look at it this way...
If you were a search engine and you were gauging the merit of relevance of a page and the website in...
Forum: Websites and SEO 11-13-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,478
Posted By MattCoops
Black and Decker tools are cheap and easy to use....

Black and Decker tools are cheap and easy to use. But they just don't do the same as professional ones.
Forum: Websites and SEO 11-13-2009, 12:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,478
Posted By MattCoops
All my guys took the OSHA 10 hour and a few got...

All my guys took the OSHA 10 hour and a few got their 30 hour training.
But they still get hurt on jobsites.
I took a class on bookeeping and I still have an accountant.
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,028
Posted By MattCoops
Nice gel stain!

Nice gel stain!
Forum: Marketing & Sales 08-29-2009, 07:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,360
Posted By MattCoops
How to conduct a Bath Remodel estimate:

Sounds like a professional approach Pinnacle. It is not impossible though to accomplish something similar in a bath remodel project. I conduct similar presentations usually lasting under 45 minutes....
Forum: Marketing & Sales 08-28-2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,360
Posted By MattCoops
You didn't give a "solid presentation" if you did...

You didn't give a "solid presentation" if you did not present the numbers right there at the close while they were hot. I never understood the salesmen that give an estimate and have to get back to...
Forum: Business 08-10-2009, 02:37 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 28,029
Posted By MattCoops
Does anyone really think that next year, 2010...

Does anyone really think that next year, 2010 will be any different than 1914?
I hopefully doubt it.

Suggestion: quit living in the past/future, the present is the current time. good luck
Forum: Technology 07-18-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,278
Posted By MattCoops
I can't see anywhere that needs changes. The...

I can't see anywhere that needs changes. The landing page is spot on. The about us section contains everything it should and makes me want to use your services. The gallery contains...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 07-04-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,586
Posted By MattCoops
I've found telemarketing to be cheaper than...

I've found telemarketing to be cheaper than direct mail AND yield more results. I haven't outsourced to a telemarketing company yet. I have in past put ads on craigslist asking for telemarketers. And...
Forum: Websites and SEO 06-13-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,980
Posted By MattCoops
Paul, you come up with the best titles for your...

Paul, you come up with the best titles for your blogs. I could print them out and make a collage of them. They really are art.
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