Contractor Cents

Discover ideas, tactics, news, and information that matters to your contracting business and you. Increase productivity, profitability, customer and employee satisfaction.

Contractor Cents - Episode 194 - How to Put SEO into Your Website

Discover the realities of SEO, what you should expect and how to incorporate SEO correctly in your website with my guest Brittany Murphy

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
 
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

Contractor Cents - Episode 193 - How to Scale Your Company Using Customer Service

How to Scale Your Company using Customer Service

My guest, Jammie Wong gives you 5 ways to scale your company with Customer Service.

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
 
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

Contractor Cents - Episode 192 - My Thanksgiving Wishes For You

Imagine a 17 year old girl coming to the United States by herself…my Thanksgiving wishes for you.

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
 
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

Contractor Cents - Episode 191 - IAQ Products & Different Types of IAQ Products - Part 2

Tom Piscitelli, Vice President of Secure Air, gives you a quick review of all IAQ technologies in this second podcast on all things IAQ.

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
 
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

Contractor Cents - Episode 190 - IAQ Products & Different Types of IAQ Products - Part 1

There is so much information about IAQ products and different types of IAQ products.  What could you offer to your customers that make sense for them?  In this two part series my guest, Tom Piscitelli, Vice President of Secure Air Technologies, gives you the five elements in this first podcast.

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing
Podcast Produced by
Nick Uttam

Contractor Cents - Episode 189 - How You Pay Your Employees Can Affect Recruitment

How you pay your employees can affect employee recruitment and retention.  What if you could pay them every day?  My guest today, Brian Atwood, Chief Revenue Officer for Everee gives you the studies and details of what you might expect when you change an employee’s pay cycle.

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing

Contractor Cents - Episode 188 - Get Ready for Fall – Part 3

 In this three part series I talk about easy to implement ideas for your customer base, contests, and dispatch/CSR’s.  On today’s podcast, I cover dispatch/CSR activities.

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing

Contractor Cents - Episode 187 - Get Ready for Fall – Part 2

In this three part series I talk about easy to implement ideas for your customer base, contests, and dispatch/CSR’s.  On today’s podcast I discuss how to implement contests – for the company as well as the service department.

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing

Contractor Cents - Episode 186 - Get Ready for Fall – Part 1

In this three part series I talk about easy to implement ideas for your customer base, contests, and dispatch/CSR’s.  On today’s podcast I talk about how to segment your customer base and how to contact them this fall.

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing

Contractor Cents - Episode 185 - Fisrt Impressions - Part2

What impression do your techs make when they go to a customer’s home?  In this second of a two part series, Stephen Dale, Director of Training for Power Selling Pros gives you great ways a technician can help a customer feel good about having him or her in their home.

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing

Contractor Cents - Episode 184 - Fisrt Impressions - Part 1

How good is your first impression on the telephone?  In the first of this two part series, Stephen Dale, Director of Training for Power Selling Pros gives you great ways to make a first impression when a customer calls.

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing

Contractor Cents - Episode 183 - What Happens When You Can’t Pay?

What happens when you can’t pay your supplier?  James Albert, former Head of Credit for a major distributor, gives you what to do as well as how suppliers decide how much credit to extend to you.

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing

Contractor Cents - Episode 182 - Questions To Ask Before You Sell Your Business

Questions to ask before you sell your business.  You’ve grown a great business and your exit plan is to sell. To Whom?  How do you prepare?  What decisions do you need to make?  Join John Patrick, author of the new book, a Sale Ready Company, as he discusses the answers to these questions and more.

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing

Contractor Cents - Episode 181 - Labor Is Like A Hotel Room

Labor is like a hotel room.  It is perishable.  I discuss pricing using a billable percentage, the theoretical maximum billable percentage, and what you can do to increase the billable percentage.

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing

Contractor Cents - Episode 180 - COVID

There is so much mis-information about COVID. I went to the expert about all things HR and payroll. Suzi Lemen.

Suzi explains what you should do and why you may want to do it.  You can get all of the policies and procedures related to COVID for your state with her HR Toolkit.

Go to www.dynamiccorp.com for more information.

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing

Contractor Cents - Episode 179 - Websites. How do you make yours more effective?

How do you get your website to achieve the goals you want it to achieve?  Join Brady Smith, founder of Invicta Enterprises as he gives you the answer to these questions and more.  And, Brady has a free website audit for you: https://www.invicta.enterprises/

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing

Contractor Cents - Episode 178 - Branding?

Forget about the marketing perspective.  Discover what you need to know from a legal perspective.

Join Shireen Smith and me as she gives you the good, bad, and ugly.

Her new book, Brand Tuned can be pre-ordered – go to www.BrandTuned.com

 

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing

Contractor Cents - Episode 177 - “This can’t happen to me.”

A contractor’s story of surprise, hurt, and disbelief.

And…procedures to put in place to help prevent it from happening to you.

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing

Contractor Cents - Episode 176 - Get a Silver Bullet

Get a Silver Bullet. An easy proposal software that technicians and salespeople can use to close more sales. 

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing

Contractor Cents - Episode 175 - How to Make a Partnership in Business Work Successfully

Join Jeff Sawyer and Matt Powers, partners at TruNorth Construction and they explain how to make a partnership in business work successfully

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Ruth King
Twitter - @RuthKing

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