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How Much Does it Cost to Paint a Home Interior?

Looking to revitalize your home interior? One of the simplest and most profound ways to transform how a room feels is to change the color – best part is, it can be done in a weekend! But it’s easy to forget little details about painting rooms, especially if you keep a day job doing that […]

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Confidently Advertising You Are Not a Cheap Painter

Confidently Advertising You Are Not a Cheap Painter If you’re wondering why you should take the stance of “Not being a cheap painter,” head on over to this article. If you’re ready to learn how to approach such a bold advertising strategy, then look no further. In this article we’ll be covering exactly that. In […]

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5 Main Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Market Yourself as a Cheap Painter

5 Main Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Market Yourself as a Cheap Painter While reviewing paint companies in my area, and a bit beyond, I noticed a trend. So many companies focused on price. In a way, it makes sense. Painting a house is an expensive ordeal. Statistics show that the average family in the United […]

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Why NOT to Buy a Painting Franchise

If you are thinking of buying a painting franchise, stop right now. I’m going to break down the fundamental problems with buying a painting franchise, and the alternative options you have to start a painting company. This is based on my experience growing a multi-state, multi-million-dollar painting business where we considered becoming a franchise but […]

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HomeAdvisor Pro – Reviews and Complaints

If you run a painting company, or any home service business, you’ve probably heard of HomeAdvisor Pro – a site that connects homeowners with professionals. I’ve worked with HomeAdvisor on and off for several years, and have hundreds of customers who have used their services and given me feedback. In this article, I’m going to […]

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Guest Post Requests

As of now, Painting Business Pro blog is accepting guest posts. Unfortunately, I can’t accept every request that comes in, so here are a few guidelines for writing guest posts on Painting Business Pro: What am I looking for? Most of the posts on Painting Business Pro are intended to help business owners (in the trades […]

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Double Your Painting Business Every Year

Learning how to estimate is important for running a painting business… but what is even more important, is knowing HOW to run a painting business that turns a profit. I started Foothills Painting in 2010 knocking on doors and offering free estimates. I did just a few jobs in the fall to make enough money […]

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How to Oversee 400+ House Painting Projects Per Year

Video: Our production system from when a client books with us until they write the final check. Paul is our production manager. He’s 25 years old and will oversee the painting of 400 homes this year, for over one million in revenue. For 90% of those homes, he will never even step on their property. […]

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How Vidal Booked His First $35,000 in Paint Jobs

Meet Vidal. He is 22 years old and lives in South Carolina. Like you, he found me online and was thinking about starting a painting business. Also like you, he had no clue how to start earning profit as a painting business owner. However, he bought my course, Painting Business Pro, July 31, 2014. Then […]

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Mike Quit His Job, Started a Painting Business, Grew to $1 Million in 2 years

I want to tell you the story about how Mike went from working 40 hours per week, hating his job to working less than 30 hours per week, growing his income, and running a business… and loving it. …. and it only took him 3 months to quit his job and grow his income …. […]

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