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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi all... I just ran across this site and was surprised to see so many talented construction folks! I live in Kansas City, Missouri. I'm interested in learning about many topics and meeting the members of this community. Take Care...
  2. Marketing & Sales
    I just found your site and wow, what a great resource! I can't post the link yet so look for my introduction in another thread. We are at the point where I need help with sales to keep everyone busy. I'm spending at least 50% of my time doing sales and we are only doing about 70% of what I...
  3. Help Wanted or Looking For Work
    Hello, I am a Painting business owner here in the Louisville Ky. area who is considering closing the company to work with someone else for just sales only. I am happy to relocate or stay right here. I would like no less than 10 leads per week and am happy to go on commission only because I have...
  4. Marketing & Sales
    Ok so here is my problem, let me start by saying I have been going through the previous threads for the past couple of hours and I have yet to find exactly what I'm looking for. So if it has already been covered then maybe you can point me in the right direction. Due to the Recession I have...
  5. Marketing & Sales
    I just called to see when his next boot camp was and we got talking. I cant make the time he is having it so he sent me to his new site. http://www.skillent.com/ It has a lot of good stuff on it and he says if i have any questions he will always answer them. He also said their will never be a...
  6. Marketing & Sales
    I read a very interesting post on a small business forum that I think will benefit the members here. I'd post a link, but since it's another forum, I'm not sure how the mods feel about that. In brief, a plumber on the other forum started a thread about Yellow Pages. Since this forum is about...
  7. General Discussion
    What would be most helpful for your business? If you had to choose the thing that would be most helpful for your business, what would it be: A new vehicle? -or- Equivalent price in new supplies?
  8. General Discussion
    In this down economy, it has been very competitive to acquire jobs due to the prices some contractors are accepting. How do you overcome price hurdles? Here are some questions before that need to be answered before dealing with price comparison...
  9. Marketing & Sales
    I have a dilemna...recently I quoted on a job to to do some renovations for a client. We provide a specialized service and hire trades to complete the balance. I received a call from a GC looking to have us quote...on the same job. How do I approach this? Do I: A. Tell him we are quoting for...
  10. Help Wanted or Looking For Work
    South Anna is currently looking to expand our customer base. In order to achieve this goal, we are looking to hire an estimator or sales/marketing person. Areas we are looking to expand in Virginia: - Eastern Shore - Northern VA - Petersburg - Southwest VA Experience is a must and tacet...
  11. New Member Introductions
    Just joined the group and look forward to learning from and sharing with the members. We are an in-home contractor services business deveopment consultancy, sales training and coaching firm. I joined since I am confident we can help by answering members sales and marketing questions. While we...
  12. Contractor Swap
    Hello All, I have an influx of large quanities of OSHA Certified Orange Safety Vests for Sale, and I need to sell them off. I have searched around for low prices on Vests and found that the cheapest run somewhere around 12$. I have them for sale at $8, for up to 60 and anything over that at...
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