Markup & Profit Revisited Book
The business basics of running a construction company, whether you're a general or specialty contractor working in remodeling, new construction or commercial work. Available printed or in eBook format
Markup & Profit Class
This 6-hour class will provide the tools you need to focus the people, policies and procedures of your company on making money instead of just making a living. Available for online viewing, or as audio CD's or downloadable podcasts.
Profitable Sales Book
Nothing happens until someone sells something, for a profit. Michael's 30 years of experience in residential remodeling and specialty sales is shared in this book. Available printed or in eBook format
Profitable Sales Class
Michael's class provides valuable tools for the sales person (or their employer) in any general or specialty construction-related business. At almost 6 hours, the DVD's are a valuable supplement to the book.
Business Success Package
Strengthen your business with our Business Success Package. Both books ("Markup & Profit Revisited" and "Profitable Sales") and three 30-minute one-on-one coaching sessions with Michael Stone.
The Fast Track Estimating software is simple, flexible and powerful, designed to help you quickly produce an accurate estimate and material purchase list. Windows - available for download now and on CD.
An accurate estimate is the first step in selling and building a profitable job. These estimating training classes, available for viewing online or on DVD, walk you through the process of estimating a construction job.
Contract Writing Software
The Fast Track Proposal Writer software helps you write detailed and easily customizable contracts for any construction job. Windows - available for download now and on CD.
Markup Calculator Software
The Markup Calculator software will calculate the correct markup for your business, whether you are a general or a specialty contractor. Windows - available for download now and on CD.
A well-written employee manual is an effective way to inform your employees of your workplace rules and reduce employment problems. Rich Text Format files - available for download now and on CD.
The Subcontractor Manual, given to every subcontractor, clearly describes your commitment to them and what you expect from their commitment to you. Rich Text Format files - available for download now and on CD.
The Organized Contractor
Get and stay organized. These step-by-step guides in pdf format show you the tips and tricks you need to keep your construction business flowing smoothly.
If you're looking for current cost books for estimating purposes, these are the ones we've worked with and recommend.
Books, people and services that can help you build a more profitable business.