What is Pain?We're going to dive in to the first step of the Shin-Fu process which is trying to find the customer's pain point. So, what is a pain point. Rather than defining what it is, we wanted to share a few examples below of real customers:"I'm having family come over for Thanksgiving and I need my backyard looking impeccable""I really need my pond to be cleaned ASAP and it needs to be fixed now""I need to get an apartment ready for move in for my tenants within the next week and need it ready"A customer's pain point is a source of displeasure, inconvenience, or something that … [Read more...] about Shin-Fu Series: How To Find Customer Pain Points
___TVE_SHORTCODE_RAW__<p><iframe class="giphy-embed" src="https://giphy.com/embed/Rl9Yqavfj2Ula" width="480" height="360" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe></p><p>Put yourself in your customer's shoes. Do you know how many times they just want to hit an "easy" button to get the help they need for the product or service they purchased. Here are <strong>three steps you can take that will give you a leg up over your competitors</strong> when it comes to proving your customers the best … [Read more...] about Create an Easy Button for your Customers
Say Hello to the Contractor Sales AcademyPablo Picasso was sitting in a French cafe when a woman approached and asked him to sketch her something on a napkin.Upon finishing, he signed it, handed her the drawing and said, "that will be $10,000."The woman was shocked and said, "how could it cost that much money when it only took you 5 minutes to create it?""No," Picasso replied. "That piece took me 40 years."This story of Picasso resonates what the Contractor Sales Academy is about. It's what the customer doesn't see you do behind the scenes is what brings the value to your product or … [Read more...] about Who Is In The Contractor Sales Academy?
___TVE_SHORTCODE_RAW__<h2>If You Haven't Read <a href="https://contractorsalesacademy.com/hiring-the-right-people-part-1/">How To Hire Part 1</a>, Stop And Check It Out</h2><p>You've created the <a href="https://www.indeed.com/hire/job-description/groundskeeper">perfect job description</a>. The open position was posted online on Craigslist, NextDoor, Want Ads, and several other online sites. You are excited. Several candidates have applied, you conduct interviews and you hire someone. A few months down the line, it turns out the … [Read more...] about How To Hire The Right Employees Using Social Media
Money, Money: Know Your Numbers“Intelligence solves problems and produces money. Money without financial intelligence is money soon gone." - Robert KiyosakeAccording to the Small Business Administration, 50% of businesses survive 5 years or more and about 30% survive 10 years or more. Let's face it, as entrepreneurs, we have sleepless nights thinking about making payroll or having enough capital to perform our next project. However, with a few tweaks to how we approach our business finances, we can beat the statistic and be part of the money machine club.Let's drill down … [Read more...] about 3 Steps To Take Now Towards Financial Profitability