Ever feel like you're as busy as you can be, but aren't making any headway toward reaching your income goals? Are you completing job after job, but just aren't seeing the money you think you're making? You could be pricing yourself right out of earning money.
As a business owner, your brand is one of the most important aspects of your business that you have absolute control over, and the freedom to do what you want with it. And, like with most things, with great power comes great responsibility.
We love talking to people to hear how they're running and growing their service businesses every day. We recently sat down to chat with Rebecca at 313 Clean, and dug into how she builds her brand online with the help of Facebook.
Everybody depends on Google. Especially your customers. Learn how to get your service business listed on Google Search and Google Maps. Make sure your customers can find you when they need you.
When you run a business that does things for people, you always have something worth showing to others. It doesn't matter if you're a landscaper, painter, repair tech, plumber, designer, writer, or anything else. Let your work sell itself.
You can't run and grow a business if you don't get paid. We've been hearing a number of stories from business owners struggling to get paid for their work. That can be a frequent struggle among service businesses—but it's possible to beat it, and we'll talk about how.
The time is finally right to start opening WorkWeek™ to service businesses everywhere. Take a look at just some of the things WorkWeek™ is doing to make business easy.
When it comes to selling products, there's no shortage of tools and platforms that help make it easy. But when it comes to selling services? Not so much. We're here to change that, and want to help you Build, Run, and Grow your service business without all the headache and mistakes.
Facebook can be a great tool for your business. It allows you to network, reach out to your audience, and get feedback from your customers. But it shouldn't replace your website.
Choosing the right small business software can be complicated and confusing. WorkWeek is here to change that. People join for the tools. They stay for the service. Come try Business Made Easy.
Starting a business when you don't have any experience is a difficult process. When you don't have a lot of cash on top of that, it can be downright overwhelming. We've talked to some folks who have been in business for a while, and asked them one simple question ...
If you've prepared for the slow seasons, they can be the perfect time to recharge, take stock of your business, and prepare for the busy times ahead.
We recently came across an interview with Mike Rowe from a few years ago. Mike has been a champion of the trades and "dirty jobs" for a while, so we always listen when he has something to say. The entire interview was great, but one thing he mentioned in the interview that really stuck with us was his recollection of a poster in his high school guidance counselor's office.
One of the most important tasks for a service business is establishing and maintaining fair prices for your area. Shopping around for the best prices is somewhat of a standard practice among customers. Choosing fair prices that ensure you can earn a living while also providing a good value to your clients is critical to running and growing a successful service business.
In the service industries, your customers are everything. Some businesses get a lot of repeat work with customers, while others may not. Whether you rely on repeat work or not, you should maintain a healthy relationship with your customers.