Pros and cons of outsourcing for small businesses

Outsourcing Small Business Tasks: The Pros And Cons

These days, it’s easier and more affordable than ever for entrepreneurs to outsource business tasks. While outsourcing can save you a great deal of time and may even help you save money on personnel costs, outsourcing certain tasks isn’t without … Read More

Is green certification worth it

Is Green Certification Worth It?

Given the steady increase in green initiatives across the country, many general contractors, builders, business owners and even remodelers are wondering: is green certification worth it? And if so, which green certification program is best? Green Building: A Passing Fad? … Read More

how to create a customer-follow-up system for a service repair business

How to Create a Customer Follow-Up System

When you’re busy running a small business, it can be all-too-easy for things to fall through the cracks — unpaid invoices, follow-up phone calls, and yes, even new leads. In fact, lack of communication is a huge cause of lost … Read More

2017 new years resolutions for small businesses

Small Business Resolutions for 2017

Make 2017 the year that you reach all of your financial goals with these easy-yet-impactful small business resolutions. Resolution No. 1 I will charge what I’m worth. When’s the last time you’ve updated your prices or evaluated your pricing structure? … Read More

electricians yelp reviews infographic

Electricians: What’s Causing Your Negative Online Reviews? (INFOGRAPHIC)

Recently, we conducted in-depth research to see how tradesmen are impacted by negative online reviews. We analyzed hundreds of Yelp reviews for HVAC, Plumbers, Electricians and General Contractors across the United States, and many of our findings were surprising. So, how … Read More