Contractor Best Practices

Build a family business

Family businesses, as fantastic as they sound, are exceedingly difficult to run and sustain. They require long hours, intense dedication and extensive planning. But if you are successful, you will leave your descendants with a sustainable business and source of income that they can grow further in each generation. The majority of multi-generational businesses fail … Continued

Building A Sustainable Business

Whether you’re buying a franchise, or opening an independent start-up, knowing how to build a sustainable business is vital for success. You need to know how to hire the right leadership and employees, create the perfect brand, connect with your customers, and employ sound decision making. These elements need to come together productively if you … Continued

Franchising Versus Traditional Business

The American dream is won or lost on the grounds of entrepreneurship. It is the idea that each and every U.S. citizen has an equal opportunity to achieve financial success through hard work, initiative, and determination. Whether you decide to invest in a franchise business or create your own independent startup (or traditional business), you’re … Continued

Different Types of Business Strategies

When it comes to running a small business, either an independent startup or a franchise investment, there are a number of business strategies that can be used to ensure success – and each varies depending on the company-specific situation. For example, newer businesses will face a different set of challenges than a business that has been … Continued

The Importance of Market Research

When starting a small business – whether you’re investing in a franchise or looking into an independent start-up – it’s important to know who your customers will be, how you’re going to get the word out to them, and who you’ll have to go up against in order to get their business. So how do you … Continued

Web Design for Contractors

Web Design for Contractors Has it been a while since you thought about your website? If so, you’re not alone. Many contractors are discovering that staying on top of new and emerging website standards and expectations can be challenging in today’s fast-paced business environment. While it’s true that conventional media hasn’t lost its value (people … Continued

Marketing Best Practices for Contractors

Given today’s economic environment, it’s crucial for contractors to focus on specific areas in order to ensure brand survival. What’s more is that when it comes to marketing best practices for contractors, you need to keep in mind that the digital evolution isn’t on its way – it’s already here, radically changing the way marketing … Continued