Careful What You Pay for a Lead

By Michael Stone

I recently read an article reviewing a new lead-generating service, and it stated, “Our contractors only pay us a 5% referral fee, once they win the job.”


Matchmaker, Matchmaker

By Michael Stone

Another day, another service that helps homeowners find a contractor.


Finding a Trustworthy Contractor

By Michael Stone

If you’re trying to make a living in residential remodeling or specialty work, it’s important to know what the general public is being told about you.


Are They Helping or Hurting?

By Michael Stone

I’m not convinced that Porch is interested in helping our industry. From what I’ve seen, I think they’re only positioning themselves to make money off contractors.


Lead Generation Tactics

By Devon Stone

Use Lead Gen tactics to your advantage B …

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Website Ideas for Contractors – 15 Website SEO Ideas

By Devon Stone

If you missed our webinar earlier this week with Brian Javeline of MyOnlineToolbox.com, 15 Website Lead Ideas in 20 Minutes, the recording is available here.


Promote Your Jobs for Free Leads

By Michael Stone

Any job today can EASILY get you FREE le …

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Where Do You Get Your Leads?

By Michael Stone

A new business wants to market your construction business and provide leads. It'll also give homeowners ammunition making it harder to sell jobs. There’s an alternative.


Winning the SEO Battle

By Devon Stone

Winning the SEO battle for contractor websites. Brian Javeline of MyOnlineToolbox, is joined by contractors telling what they’ve learned to now generate their own leads.


Employees Can Generate Sales Leads

By Michael Stone

Employees, properly motivated, can generate a lot of new business for you.


Lead Ideas for the Holidays

By Michael Stone

Getting good quality leads is a major problem for contractors. The days of "work by referral" only are gone. Accept it and start tooting your own horn.


Watermelons and Sales Leads

By Michael Stone

You might not think of watermelons, but one of our clever coaching clients shared a method he’s used to attract new leads for his business.


Get Amongst ‘Em

By Michael Stone

I talked with a husband/wife team about their business and what they could do to promote it. She said, "I have to get out of my office and reach out to people."


Websites – what you don’t know can cost you money

By Michael Stone

We hear regularly from construction business owners asking about websites. It is tough hearing the stories of what they've been through and the money they've wasted.


Keep Filling the Bucket

By Michael Stone

We held a webinar last week on advanced …

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Home Improvement Shows – Make Them Work

By Michael Stone

I’ve talked with contractors across this country. Those who do home shows right always get good leads. Those that don't claim it is a waste of money.


Without a Website, They Won’t Find You

By Michael Stone

Remember the yellow pages? When we want to reach a business we've worked with before, or find a new service in our local area, our first stop is the Internet.


Construction Leads – New Ideas

By Michael Stone

Great idea for lead generation and by the end of the summer, his cost per lead will be less than his normal advertising cost per lead.


Online Lead Services

By Michael Stone

Recent comment from a reader – we’re pos …

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