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Forum: Business 02-10-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,535
Posted By Warren
I know a couple of those guys to which you speak....

I know a couple of those guys to which you speak. One was a GC who also built custom cabinets. He did really nice work, but I know his profits were dismal. I encouraged him to pursue the cabinet...
Forum: Business 02-10-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,535
Posted By Jaws
Im a builder, not a sub. My plumber lives in...

Im a builder, not a sub.

My plumber lives in a nicer house than many attorneys here.

One of our electricians has a lot of overhead and says he struggles to make a profit. The other has two guys...
Forum: Business 02-07-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,535
Posted By Keeyter
Last Year $272,000 2 Employees 39%...

Last Year $272,000

2 Employees

39% Materials
19% Labor
24% Taxes, Benefits, Work Comp
8% Profit
2% Tools
4% Insurances
Forum: Business 02-05-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,586
Posted By Roofcheck
The estimate is hereby based on seen, disclosed,...

The estimate is hereby based on seen, disclosed, or otherwise obvious damage. Unseen, undisclosed, or otherwise not obvious conditions, if discovered later or during the course of repairs, will be...
Forum: Business 01-26-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,936
Posted By EthanB
I know what you mean. It's nice to be...

I know what you mean. It's nice to be appreciated and get the extra work but adding to the job rather than scheduling a new phase makes it hard to honor your other scheduled projects. Last spring I...
Forum: Business 12-17-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 50,969
Posted By ryanshull
I am also at this critical point in business. In...

I am also at this critical point in business. In the beginning, I thought I needed to cater to wide range of the market, and with little to zero marketing dollars, that may have been the case. I...
Forum: Business 12-15-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 50,969
Posted By ryanshull
When these guys mention more/better marketing,...

When these guys mention more/better marketing, they are well aware you have enough customers, but want the bigger jobs. Don't dismiss what they are saying as if it doesn't apply.

If you are...
Forum: Business 12-14-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 50,969
Posted By Oconomowoc
The sign needs to be a dry erase board for a...

The sign needs to be a dry erase board for a reason.

In marketing we are always interested in personalizing marketing tools whenever possible. In this situation neighbors often times know other...
Forum: Business 12-14-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 50,969
Posted By Oconomowoc
You have to get your name in front of more people...

You have to get your name in front of more people it's as simple as that. Once you have your name in front of the masses you then use repetition.

What you have is a marketing problem, that's...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 11-26-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,700
Posted By cbscreative
Perhaps I can add some clarity to the apparent...

Perhaps I can add some clarity to the apparent conflict in response rates since Matt stated .5 to 1% (an accurate across the board statistic) and carolina stated <5%. That's a huge difference, but...
Forum: Business 03-08-2008, 09:04 AM
Replies: 103
Sticky: Multiple jobs
Views: 122,856
Posted By AtlanticWBConst
It is not an easy thing to balance multiple...

It is not an easy thing to balance multiple projects.

These are some of the factors that help us:

1.) I believe in organization. Good organization can help to eliminate potential problems from...
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