You want to control your schedule and live life on your own terms.
You do great work, you work hard, you are ambitious.
You see the big opportunity that’s here - right in front of you.
And you’re willing to do what it takes.
Do these problems sound familiar?
You can’t find marketing that works and you’re sick of paying for overpriced, under-qualified leads from Angi and HomeAdvisor.
You constantly get undercut by low bidders, customers want cheaper prices, and you aren’t getting paid what you’re worth.
You can’t find good reliable painters to work for you, so you end up babysitting or picking up a brush and doing the work yourself.
You feel like you’re spinning your tires... Not growing as fast as you want to, or not growing at all.
You feel so damn close to making it happen, but you can’t quite figure it out.
Nobody wants to work 60, 70, or 80 hour weeks.
You started a business to work LESS.
But then somewhere along the line you started making compromises with yourself.
“I'll just put in a lot of hours now so I can really enjoy life later.”
"I can live with a moderate salary for now - at least I own my own business"
Or you've accepted the idea that sacrifices will have to be made in the early stages - it will get better later on.
These problems donʼt solve themselves.
We’ll help you fix these problems for good.
Quit compromising. Quit making concessions.
It’s time for you to build the life you dream of, and you’re closer than you think.
Jeff Sold $87,000 in 4 Days
James Sold $50,000 in 1 Week
Andrew Hit $160k in His First 3 Months
WORK WITH US AND WEʼLL MAKE THE DREAM HAPPEN
You Will Create Financial Freedom
Your dream life is closer than you think, and you’ll unlock profit in your business that’s right in front of you…
And create the foundation to keep building.
You Will Create Freedom, Own Your Time, Own Your Schedule
Sacrifice is optional. You can build a wildly successful business while maintaining a healthy work and life balance along the way.
We’ll help you put a team in place to completely remove you from the day to day of your business so you have the true freedom to do what you want to do.
You Will Become a Powerful Business Leader
You’ll learn how to produce amazing results and make it look easy… Your friends will wonder how you do it.
You will develop the skills to be an expert business builder, operator, and leader.
You will own your life, for the rest of your life, and learn how to make an impact wherever you go.
You Will Build a Company Youʼre Proud Of - A Company People LOVE
The secret to success is to serve your people better than anyone else, including you and your family.
This is how you build a lasting company, build something you're proud of, and truly differentiate yourself in the marketplace.
Weʼll show you how.
Chris Sold $130,000 in His First 60 Days
Brian Sold $60k in His First 5 Weeks
Justin Sold $260k in his First 5 Months in Business
YOUʼRE CLOSER THAN YOU THINK
You’re only a few small tweaks away from big results.
Each step you take will bring you big results in your business, and it can happen fast.
These proven frameworks will help you take your business to the next level.
KNOW YOUR BUSINESS INSIDE & OUT
With no business background, you’ll create a rock solid business plan in no time. You’ll know your numbers inside and out, and have a clear path to building the business of your dreams.
You’ll gain clarity, certainty, and confidence immediately once you know and see the path forward.
GET MORE LEADS & ATTRACT DREAM CLIENTS
We’ll give you you the 4 Marketing Strategies that drive over $10,000,000 in business for our companies… And how to implement them in your own company.
Plus, how to make almost any marketing strategy work and the biggest marketing mistake most contractors make that costs tens (or even hundreds) of thousands of dollars in lost profit.
You’ll be able to easily generate all the customers you need to achieve your goals.
Estimating That Scales
You’ll get done-for-you, easy-to-implement estimating systems (including integrations with popular softwares) to get the right price every time.
Systems scale, know-how doesn’t.
You’ll have confidence in you and your team to get accurate, profitable prices every time.
Win Clients at Premium Prices
The most successful businesses don’t compete on price, and you shouldn't either.
We’ll help you get paid what you’re worth without feeling like a “salesperson”.
You’ll make more money per job, win more bids, be able to hire better people, and deliver a great product to your customers.
Find Great Crews and Stop Babysitting
We’ll show you how to find great crews you can trust who deliver for your customers.
You're a business owner, not a babysitter.
You’ll never have to worry about ‘finding help’ again… You will know how to scale your labor force as big as you need it to be.
Build a Team of A Players
“Talent wins games, teamwork wins championships”
Building a life-changing business means building a team around you, and removing yourself from all day-to-day operations.
You’ll recruit amazing people you love to work with, have more fun in business with a team, and become a powerful business leader.
“What About X, Y, and Z?”
We’ve coached thousands of painting contractors for the last 17 years, and built dozens of painting companies ourselves into the 8 figures.
From a brand new start up to a multi million dollar operation, you’ll be able to get answers to your questions every step of the way.
We’ve heard it all, we’ve done it all, and we’ve got you covered.
Steven Sold $30k on a $50 Facebook Ad
Jack Closed a $54,000 Residential Paint Job
Jalal Immediately doubled His Sales
How it works
We got your back, and we’ll make this as easy as 1-2-3.
We’ll work with you to create a personalized business plan and strategy for accomplishing your biggest business goals. You’ll know exactly what steps to take, and in what order. You’ll see the entire path from A-Z.
We’ll hand you proven frameworks and easy-to-implement systems one step at a time.
When you have questions or need help, we’re here.
WHEN DOES IT START?
This is an exclusive, hands on program so we limit how many people we work with at once (we only have so many hours in the day).
We launch a new cohort each month but they fill up quickly.
On your first call, we’ll let you know the next available spots and when you could start.
I’ve been coaching painting contractors for 17 Years
I’ve worked with hundreds of people 1on1, thousands in my programs, and tens of thousands through my free content
I currently operate 7 painting companies with over $15,000,000 in annual revenue
My companies range from startups that are 6 months old to $7M+ per year at our flagship location
I teach people how to build a wildly successful business while keeping a thriving personal life - no sacrifice required!
I practice what I preach and don’t work more than 35 hours per week across all of my companies, and I’ll teach you how to do the same
This is why our program has limited spots - because my time, and my team’s time is limited
Endorsed by industry experts
“Eric Barstow has spoken at PCA's annual EXPO and has appeared on the Paint ED Podcast, and we couldn't be happier with the results. He is demonstrably successful, and he invests in the success of his fellow painting contractors. Our industry is better for leaders like him.”
Former Director of Education, Painting Contractors Association, Founded in 1884 with over 300,000 members.
“He goes above and beyond to serve his industry and his clients. Every time I meet with Eric I learn something new and I am motivated to work on growing my business. I would definitely recommend working with Eric and his team.”
Randy J Brothers
Founder, The Roofing Academy Ran a $20MM roofing business before launching Roofing Academy.
“Eric is a true champion of the industry. He is one of the rare thought leaders in the painting space who has the knowledge and passion to get results quickly.”
Founder and Director of Sales, Breakthrough Academy, Coach members to over $900MM in annual revenue.
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with the flagship program at Painting Business Pro
Why do I do this?
I started Painting Business Pro in 2013 to help people start a painting business... I just wanted to learn how to do business online. I had no expectations.
Over the years it has grown significantly - beyond what I ever could have expected.
And in 2021 I almost shut it down to focus exclusively on National Painting Group where we are building a portfolio of multi-million dollar painting companies.
But then I started looking through some of the stories from our members. The impact Painting Business Pro has made on people is undeniable, life changing, and I couldn’t bring myself to stop doing this work.
Instead, we decided to double down on the work we’re doing at Painting Business Pro and take it to the next level... I really love what I do, I’ve spent 17 years coaching people, I’m damn good at it, it makes an enormous impact on people, and that’s why I do what I do. We’re doing this to make an enormous impact on the lives of people in this industry from business owners to team members to customers to painters and subcontractors.