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Technology Tips for Contractors: Frequently Asked Questions on QuickBooks for Contractors

Sloppy bookkeeping and billing practices is one of the most basic drivers of underperforming contracting companies. Maintaining good bookkeeping is essential to profitability for companies and peace of mind for…

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Operations of a Human Resources Manager in the Construction Industry

Operations of a Human Resources Manager in the Construction Industry

Human resources is a fundamental department in the construction industry. Without human resources, a construction project cannot be completed successfully. Below the experienced professionals at…

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Five Tips to Avoid Water Damage Insurance Claims for Roofers
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Five Tips to Avoid Water Damage Insurance Claims for Roofers

Water damage to a homeowner’s property as a result of a leak or unanticipated thunderstorm is the leading cause of insurance claims in the roofing…

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Rising Material Costs to Continue in 2021

Rising Material Costs to Continue in 2021

The Producer Price Index for construction goods rose 5% over the three-year period ending in November 2020, per the Association of General Contractors.   There…

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HR Tips for Contractors: Employee Retention for Contractors Paramount Amidst Labor Shortage

HR Tips for Contractors: Employee Retention for Contractors Paramount Amidst Labor Shortage

The labor shortage for builders is well documented, with some research suggesting as much as 80% of construction companies reporting not being able to find…

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Contractor Trends for 2021: Top 5 Difference Makers for Business Owners

Contractor Trends for 2021: Top 5 Difference Makers for Business Owners

After a turbulent year of adjusting forecasts and changing expectations, 2021 will be a year of reemergence and growth in the construction industry. Rising construction…

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Talent Scouting

Talent Scouting

If you were at the Fall Conference in Philadelphia in September, or at the Technology for Contractors conference in Park Slope, UT, last June, you…

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Soft Skills

Soft Skills

It’s a mistake to think that the only thing production people can or should do is install. Everybody at a contracting company has a job…

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The “New” Secret to Success

The “New” Secret to Success

Ever have an installation go well but the relationship gets ruined because of a miscommunication with the homeowner? Or have something go wrong on a…

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Google’s Home Service Ads are Changing Again
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Google’s Home Service Ads are Changing Again

If you’ve been reading this blog, you might remember an article I wrote for CCN in December called “3 New Harsh Realities of Google Search…

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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Business

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Business

Many people make New Year’s resolutions, and most fail to keep them. How about some resolutions for your business? MAKE ANY NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS?  …

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3 New Harsh Realities of Google Search for Remodelers
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3 New Harsh Realities of Google Search for Remodelers

Google search for remodelers is always changing, and the changes aren’t always pleasant. If you’ve had a website any time over the past 10 years…

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Are You Always Fighting Fires in Your Contracting Business?

Are You Always Fighting Fires in Your Contracting Business?

MANAGE YOUR TIME. Sounds like common sense, doesn’t it? You decide what’s important, and then you do it. If only it were that easy. The…

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Choosing the Right Social Media Platforms: Home Services Contractors

Choosing the Right Social Media Platforms: Home Services Contractors

In the third and final part of our choosing the right social media platform for contractors series, we step into the world of home services…

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Choosing the Right Social Media Platforms: Replacement Contractors
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Choosing the Right Social Media Platforms: Replacement Contractors

In our last installment of this series, we covered social media for B2B contractors. This time, we’re focusing on replacement contractors. Most replacement contractors mainly…

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Choosing the Right Social Media Platforms: B2B Contractors
Social media for contractors

Choosing the Right Social Media Platforms: B2B Contractors

Every contractor’s business is different, so a one-size-fits-all social media strategy simply doesn’t exist. When it comes to social media for contractors, though, we can…

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“What a great conference. The speakers were unbelievable. I want to thank CCN for the value and knowledge you have brought to our organization. This network has been an integral part of developing not only our leadership team but many others in our company as well. I do realize it is a substantial investment however the time out of the office to brainstorm, network, the education, the team building, and the relationships that we have developed are invaluable. Thank you”

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Case Study: Thomas Capizzi Talks Networking, Bookkeeping, and More

Case Study: Thomas Capizzi Talks Networking, Bookkeeping, and More

In an Industry with a High Failure Rate, More Contractors Should Take Notes from McDonald’s Managers For a struggling business owner, having access to a…

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Case Study: Contractor finds Balance, Increases Revenue by 170%

Case Study: Contractor finds Balance, Increases Revenue by 170%

Contract Exteriors, a South Carolina-based new construction and remodeling company, was founded in 2009. In the four years before Contract Exteriors joined CCN, CEO Randy Hann…

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Case Study: Adam Carolla Talks Bad Contractors, Getting Referrals, and the Importance of Cleaning Up the Job Site

Case Study: Adam Carolla Talks Bad Contractors, Getting Referrals, and the Importance of Cleaning Up the Job Site

Adam Carolla is best-known as the co-host of Loveline, the co-host of The Man Show, and the host of his record-breaking podcast, The Adam Carolla Show-– but he’s a…

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