How to Identify a Bad Sales System

How to Identify a Bad Sales System

There are plenty of actions a business owner can take every day to boost business. A common fallback when revenue is low is to increase the amount spent on marketing & lead generation. It makes sense. More advertising should generate more leads, which should lead to more revenue. Unfortunately that isn’t always the case. Sometimes,

How to Bid or Estimate Residential Paint Jobs

How to Bid or Estimate Residential Paint Jobs

Many painting contractors are concerned about estimating, and rightly so. You don’t want to overcharge your customers and estimate the cost of the paint job too high, but you also don’t want to underestimate the job and not make any money… or even worse, lose money. In this article, we will focus on bidding or

Painting Business Systems

Painting Business Systems

This short video talks about the importance of systems. Main benefits of creating business systems: They can be constantly improved. If you don’t have a system to improve, it makes it much more difficult to improve your results. Training employees is very difficult without a system, and very easy with a system. Growing your business

Painting Business Marketing 101

Painting Business Marketing 101

Marketing is easy, so this post is going to be short. Step 1: Spend a bunch of money on marketing Step 2: Track your results. Step 3: Decide if you like the results or not. Step 4: If you like the results, do more of it. If you don’t like the results, don’t do it

What Do I Need to Start My Own Painting Company?

What Do I Need to Start My Own Painting Company?

Most people who visit this site want answers to the very simple question: What do I need to start my own painting company? Do you want to start your own painting company? Click Here to Get Your Business Startup ChecklistWe get a lot of emails asking about types of equipment, how many employees, and how

Estimating a House Exterior

Estimating a House Exterior

Estimating is a big concern of everyone that opens their own painting business. And that’s understandable. Get it too low, and you lose money on a job. Get it too high, and you lose a sale. For some, it can be tempting to use price as a bargaining chip with their customer, especially if price

Get More Painting Business Sales – 3 Strategies

Get More Painting Business Sales – 3 Strategies

Running a business is difficult. It becomes even more of a challenge as it grows beyond just a few employees working on a referral basis. One of the biggest struggles is how to get more painting business sales to help expand your operation beyond 6-figures. Some of the obstacles that prevent a business from keeping it’s

Estimate Exterior Paint Jobs – A How to Guide

Estimate Exterior Paint Jobs – A How to Guide

When you’re just starting out, figuring out how to estimate exterior paint jobs can look very complicated. However, if you talk to a seasoned painter, someone who has been in the business a long time, they’ll tell you how easy it is to estimate exterior paint jobs. Most of them can just look at a house