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Forum: Business 12-21-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,729
Posted By jhutch
I haven't reviewed yet, but thought I heard 9%...

I haven't reviewed yet, but thought I heard 9% tax rate on the fisrt 70 or 75k of profit on pass thrus like S-corp and LLC's that will be AMAZING!
Forum: Marketing & Sales 12-21-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,747
Posted By jhutch
You go through Google-My Business if you want to...

You go through Google-My Business if you want to do it yourself. Set up the account and go after your keywords. There's lots of info on Google and YouTube for assistance.

I prefer organic...
Forum: Websites and SEO 09-23-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,893
Posted By jhutch
A bit of an update. I've implemented many of the...

A bit of an update. I've implemented many of the suggestions and tried to make weekly posts. Now up to more the 55,000 views, and averaging about 15,000 per month now.

Thanks for the tips!
...
Forum: Websites and SEO 05-31-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,893
Posted By jhutch
Well it's been a few weeks, and I've added videos...

Well it's been a few weeks, and I've added videos and content. About 4200 views in the past 30 days.

Any other input?

Thanks in advance!
Forum: Websites and SEO 05-11-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,893
Posted By jhutch
Google+ for Local Contractor Business

I have just recently created my Google+ page, and began to focus on it a bit, since it seems like the conversion from Local to + has finally completed. I would like to see what other examples may be...
Forum: Business 05-11-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,726
Posted By jhutch
Congratulations! Almost to 10 myself. What a...

Congratulations! Almost to 10 myself. What a journey it's been...
Forum: Business 11-17-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,660
Posted By jhutch
I guess I was hoping for something a little more...

I guess I was hoping for something a little more outside the box. All these answers are confirming what I am already doing.
Forum: Business 11-16-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,660
Posted By jhutch
Wow, didn't realize there were more replies, I...

Wow, didn't realize there were more replies, I wasn't getting the e-mails after the first 3. Good info here, I realize that I need to raise prices. I will hire more employees next year, just wasn't...
Forum: Business 11-04-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,660
Posted By jhutch
We Can't Do Any More (JOBS)

With winter weather coming (in the Kansas City area) we don't have any dates that aren't filled with work for the next 5 weeks. I cannot and will not hire and train at this time of year, only to...
Forum: Flooring 02-19-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,027
Posted By jhutch
He likely had the right idea with epoxy, but it...

He likely had the right idea with epoxy, but it just wasn't prepared properly. Tile is not a good idea in a garage.

Diamond grind the concrete and most epoxy will work, it doesn't have to be...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 10-01-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,439
Posted By jhutch
You can get the pro finish shoes here: ...

You can get the pro finish shoes here: http://www.shoeinspikes.com/profinishshoes.html

They are great!
Forum: Flooring 02-10-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,816
Posted By jhutch
Many Lowe's will rent out an Onfloor 16. You'll...

Many Lowe's will rent out an Onfloor 16. You'll want to get their carbide scraper attachment. It will remove that thinset very quickly and effectively.

A vacuum will help keep the airborne...
Forum: Flooring 09-30-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,578
Posted By jhutch
I agree that a diamond grinder with vac would...

I agree that a diamond grinder with vac would work well. Not sure where you can rent it though. Good luck!
Forum: Marketing & Sales 08-04-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 16,776
Posted By jhutch
While you're splitting the cost, don't you think...

While you're splitting the cost, don't you think you'll also dilute your impact? It's enough to see one advertisement in the mail, let alone 10.

I've gotten out of monthly home magazines for just...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-02-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,970
Posted By jhutch
Excellent Post....VERY TRUE Adapting is the...

Excellent Post....VERY TRUE

Adapting is the key. Someone will read this a year or two from now and think we're both idiots!!!:thumbsup:
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-02-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,970
Posted By jhutch
I have to agree with you marketing is where many...

I have to agree with you marketing is where many great contractors have problems.

It also makes sense that you're not battling 5000 other plumbers in the Chicago area for 1st page on google.
...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-02-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,970
Posted By jhutch
Are you really a contractor or someone here...

Are you really a contractor or someone here trying to sell something?
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-02-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,970
Posted By jhutch
Apparently you aren't having any success, since...

Apparently you aren't having any success, since you deflected both times asked.

Welcome to the board. Maybe you'll add something useful in your second week here.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-02-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,970
Posted By jhutch
I know the "how to" details. I'd like to...

I know the "how to" details.

I'd like to hear your success story.

I'm not fighting for first page, I'm all over it, which is where homeowners go when they are ready to buy or learn more. For...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-02-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,970
Posted By jhutch
Well please expand on that. I'd love to hear...

Well please expand on that. I'd love to hear your success story on direct mail! PLEASE GIVE DETAILS!!!
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-27-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,120
Posted By jhutch
We do a lot of that stuff in the phone call...

We do a lot of that stuff in the phone call before we even go out. I'm closing about 90% so far this year. We screen a lot of tire kickers out. I am continually amazed what people will answer over...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-26-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,120
Posted By jhutch
I went to this method of pricing over a year ago,...

I went to this method of pricing over a year ago, and it works great. I sometimes do it in front of the homeowner, other times in my vehicle. I don't think it really matters, I generally do it what...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-18-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,970
Posted By jhutch
Let us know how it works out. I'm not trying to...

Let us know how it works out. I'm not trying to say that the Internet works for everybody, and everything, but it's working very well for me. Obviously not all business are the same or it would all...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-18-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,970
Posted By jhutch
Could be regional and business differences. I...

Could be regional and business differences. I know around here door hangers and trashy signs on corners are hated in our suburbs. I offer a different kind of serivce tailored to more affluent and...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-13-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,970
Posted By jhutch
I believe that you are in the majority (vast...

I believe that you are in the majority (vast majority) that don't read their mail. I've spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on advertising in the past few years, and will spend less than 10k this...
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