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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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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
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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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How to Fire an Employee: Advice from 7 Successful Contractors
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How to Fire an Employee: Advice from 7 Successful Contractors

Unless you’re a specific kind of person, firing an employee is never fun. It’s hard to let someone go, even if they’re damaging your business…

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5 Best Practices for Hiring Employees: Part 2
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5 Best Practices for Hiring Employees: Part 2

If you follow our blog, you may have caught part one of our, “Now Hiring” series. If not, be sure to check it out here….

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5 Best Practices for Hiring Employees: Part 1

5 Best Practices for Hiring Employees: Part 1

  Hiring a new employee is stressful. If you pick the wrong person, life gets harder for all of your current employees. What if your…

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Case Study: Thomas Capizzi Talks Networking, Bookkeeping, and More
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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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Contractor finds Balance, Increases Revenue by 170% [Case Study]

Contractor finds Balance, Increases Revenue by 170% [Case Study]

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…

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

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6 Valuable Things You’re Guaranteed to See at Our Fall Conference
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6 Valuable Things You’re Guaranteed to See at Our Fall Conference

Imagine you’re a fly on the wall at the most valuable contractor training conference of the year. Just like Ebenezer Scrooge and the Ghost of…

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CCN: Not a Contractor Association
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CCN: Not a Contractor Association

People often mistake CCN for a contractor association. Sure, we work with a huge variety of contractors all over the country and we’re invested in…

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7 Things You’ll Discover at Our Fall Conference
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7 Things You’ll Discover at Our Fall Conference

A new vision for your company has arrived! It’s that time again, and trust us, this is an event you don’t want to miss. The…

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Reality TV Star and Veteran Builder Charlie Frattini Reveals the Reality Behind Reality TV
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Reality TV Star and Veteran Builder Charlie Frattini Reveals the Reality Behind Reality TV

Charlie Frattini is a TV personality, survivalist and 31 year veteran of the construction industry. Charlie starred in A&E’s Sell This House: Extreme, where he…

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Contractor Financing Success
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Contractor Financing Success

You know your business inside and out. You help make decisions on a daily basis. And you probably already know it’s time to grow the…

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Is Same as Cash Financing All the Same?
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Is Same as Cash Financing All the Same?

Financing is the number one thing that’s helping established contractors make more money and be more profitable. There are many same as cash financing programs…

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“We have been CCN members for almost 20 years. The training and networking that CCN offers to it members is unmatched in the home improvement industry. They are willing to openly talk about their “good, the bad, and the ugly” experiences in this ever-changing market. As a small contractor, there is nowhere else you can go to be exposed to so much in some many different ways.”

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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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