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How to Choose the Right Style of Window Based on the Homeowner’s Needs

Windows come in different styles and types, each of which has its own features, advantages, and disadvantages. As a contractor, it’s important that you understand the needs of your clients and the style of homes they own in order to choose the right windows. 121 more words


Decking Tricks Help Contractors Get it Right and Make Clients Happy

Decks serve an appealing extension to a home by providing families a place to gather and bond while basking in the beauty of the outdoors. Building a deck, however, requires a set of skills and knowledge that you, as a contractor, must master. 96 more words


Know Which Siding Will Work before Visiting a Building Supply Company

When improving a home’s exterior siding, you need the right material. Because the texture, the color, and even the design vary, finding the one that best fits your client’s home is essential. 112 more words


5 New Facebook Features You Should Know About

 Facebook has made some big announcements lately that are expected to boost this platform’s usefulness for those looking to use Facebook as a tool to connect with prospects. 352 more words

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42 Trends and Predictions for 2017

As is wont to happen every new year, our RSS feeds and email newsletter in-boxes are filled with “top trends” from “experts” in numerous fields.  While some of these “trends” are thinly veiled plugs from consultants or trainers who want you to believe that you need exactly what they happen to be selling, that doesn’t mean we have to throw the trendy baby out with the predictive bath waters. 600 more words


6 Steps to Beat the Competition: Analysis and Discipline Pay Off

It is said that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles; if you do not know your enemies but do know yourself, you will win one and lose one; if you do not know your enemies nor yourself, you will be imperiled in every single battle. 1,917 more words

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Favorite Reads for Sales Teams: Avoid the "Book of the Month Club” Approach

It’s that time of the year again — Holiday Starbucks cups, panic over Q4 deals to close on 12/31, and finally, lists of books your sales team should read over the holidays (“Top 10  Must Read Books on Sales!”)  This won’t be one of those blog posts.   431 more words

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