Are you connected and in-touch with other service businesses? If not, you're probably missing out on new work as well as someone to talk to about running a small business. We take a look at why you should reach out to other, different service business.
It's often easy to overlook in the chaos of running a service business, but simply picking up your phone and talking with new or previous customers can have a lasting impact on the growth of your business.
Big jobs usually mean big money, but they also take a bit of extra effort and thought to estimate properly. We help give you a leg up with these three things you can do to make quoting even the biggest of jobs easier.
Invoicing with WorkWeek just got easier with the addition of recurring invoices. Perfect for repeating jobs, they let you create an invoice once and then a new one is automatically created each time the scheduled date rolls around.
There are many different places you can list your business online, some familiar and maybe some you've never heard of before. They can be good resources for finding new customers and definitely worth your time. And they're all free!
A few months ago we launched automated customer feedback. Today we've brought those reviews and testimonials to your included WorkWeek business website.
Mastering local advertising can be a real challenge for service businesses. If you're just starting out or struggle a bit during your slow season, simply knowing how to reach your community is knowledge you'll want to have in your toolbox.
Ads in the Services section of craigslist now cost $5 per post. Find out how to get the most out of your money and create effective ads for your service business that get you more work.
Have you ever heard some business jargon and weren't sure exactly what it meant? This post goes over a few of the more important business terms and why they matter for you and your business.
It shouldn't be news that the Yellow Pages are becoming less relevant than they were 5 or 10 years ago, but that doesn't mean that there's no value there. We're going to explore why they might not be right for you and your business.
A logo can greatly affect the way people view your business, so it's important to go into the process as prepared and knowledgeable as possible. We go over a few things to consider beforehand as well as what you should know when getting a logo designed.
Not every job is equal and we've got some tips and ideas on how to find the good ones. We also cover the differences between revenue and profit and why it's important for your service business.
Marketing is for more than just medium or larger sized businesses. We take a look at how small businesses can use marketing to their advantage.
Sometimes, getting customers to pay is a real struggle. However, there are things you can do to close out past-due invoices. We'll give you some tips on how to deal with customers who haven't paid (without going full mobster on them).
Do you have customers who are never happy, don't want to pay, and have nothing good to say about your work? Get rid of them!