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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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Time is Money — Do You Have Enough of Both?

Time is Money — Do You Have Enough of Both?

As a contractor, being busy in the construction industry is a great problem. Being busy means you’re making money and becoming more profitable. But, as…

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Make More Money in the Construction Industry With Bottom-Line Financing

Make More Money in the Construction Industry With Bottom-Line Financing

It’s your business, your livelihood, and what you focus on every day: your bottom line. If you’re like most contractors, you’d like to increase your…

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Constructing the Right Network for You

Constructing the Right Network for You

Networking is one of the core pieces of a successful business. The construction industry demands that you network with the right people. One major benefit…

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Are HR Standards Different in the Construction Industry?

Are HR Standards Different in the Construction Industry?

I consult with contractors from all across the country, and I am asked a lot of the same questions. Let’s tackle one of those today,…

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Be the Difference — Be Professional

Be the Difference — Be Professional

You only have one chance to make a first (and lasting) impression — so how do you make it unforgettable? The construction industry, for years,…

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What Exactly is Progressive Financing?

What Exactly is Progressive Financing?

Would you like to close more deals? Would you like to make it easy on your customers to pay for their home improvements? Of course…

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Contractor Networking – Impacting, Insightful, Important

Contractor Networking – Impacting, Insightful, Important

Often times, contractors are too busy to truly network with other industry professionals. Being busy is a great problem to have, but not being able…

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Don’t Hesitate, Renovate!

Don’t Hesitate, Renovate!

You had the perfect hiding place. During the holidays, your train set took up half of the floor and shouts of “all aboard,” rang throughout…

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Make Money Making Profitable Decisions

Make Money Making Profitable Decisions

Did your company make amazing money last year, but yet you still saw a small drop in profits? Your books told you your revenue was…

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From One Contractor to Another

From One Contractor to Another

I took the plunge and started my own company, Contract Exteriors, back in 2009. I was the lone sales rep in the beginning, but knew…

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Don’t Break the Bank! Financing the “Pool” You Never Wanted

Don’t Break the Bank! Financing the “Pool” You Never Wanted

Picture this: Spring is finally here and you mindlessly started up your sprinkler system. Nothing exciting there, right? Except, winter wrecked havoc on your system…

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Sales Training Gets a Little Interesting Around Here!

Sales Training Gets a Little Interesting Around Here!

We just enjoyed our first Sales Boot Camp of 2015. If your company has never attended one before, I highly recommend them! We offer an…

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Same As Cash Financing Cashes In On More Customers

Same As Cash Financing Cashes In On More Customers

You’ve enjoyed a few years growing your business as a contractor. You’re now well-established with good revenue, good employees, and a good future. What if…

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Money, Money, Money: Are You Making Enough?

Money, Money, Money: Are You Making Enough?

Do you want to make more money? Of course you do. Or else you wouldn’t be reading this post. You say you’re doing okay for…

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Last Call!

Last Call!

Don’t get too excited, I don’t mean last call for happy hour! But, it is last call for Owners Summit registration! Looking for ways to…

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We’ve been there. Let us show you how to be here.

The CCN Difference

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Member testimonials

“In the nearly 3 years that we have been in the network, our revenues have skyrocketed, we are projecting $7,000,000.00 in revenues this year with a bottom line hovering close to 10%. CCN gives members the tools and systems they need to create a business framework that can scale and empower employees to make quality decisions and take meaningful action with minimal managerial involvement.”

Nick Hutcherson
President & CEO, Hutcherson Construction
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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