As the spread of COVID–19 continues across the nation and across the globe, it's more important than ever to take safety and communication into account in the field. Even as we adjust our behaviors for social distancing, the need for home services won't stop. But new situations call for new best practices. And, there are…READ MORE
We asked high school seniors to imagine a world — just 30 short years from now — in which no one knows how to build a house or fix a leaky toilet. Our challenge to students: How do we fix it? HomeAdvisor awarded a $5,000 scholarship to three students who devised a creative solution to…
On top of running your business and completing jobs, you may be thinking: I don’t have time for marketing! If you can only dedicate a small amount of time to improving your strategy, we know how you can get the most value. The following best practices are key to good marketing, and you can work…
Times have changed, and green business practices have become more profitable and in-demand. Studies* show that more than half of consumers will accept higher price tags from eco-conscious companies, and that they are actively pursuing green materials and products. There is a fear among business owners that making eco-friendly changes will shrink their profit margin….
We spoke with Scott Bondy, Director of Marketing at Vivax Pros, about the importance of marketing to small business development. Vivax Pros is an award-winning painting company servicing multiple markets in Colorado.
How a high-tech approach to a traditionally low-tech business helped Treeium grow its annual billings to $36 million in just seven years.
In this week’s Small Business Spotlight, John Bryant of Aquaguard Waterproofing in Beltsville, Md. shares how Aquaguard has used customer and staff education to grow its company from seven to more than 40 employees — and a new office in the New Jersey area.
Here’s what you need to know: Integrate your calendar to avoid conflicts Confirm every appointment Give pricing guidance
Here’s what you need to know: 9 out of 10 homeowners research pros online before hiring 40% of homeowners will not hire a pro who is not online Complete profiles get 60% more contacts
Here’s what you need to know: Double your contact rate by calling within 15 minutes A second call increases your chances by 87% 50% of sales go to the first pro to contact the customer