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More Sales = More Profit: 3 Tips to Get You There!

More Sales = More Profit: 3 Tips to Get You There!

It’s a no brainer when we say, “more sales = more profit”. What is less obvious, however, is the way we go about turning those…

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The Swag Bag

The Swag Bag

Ever heard of a swag bag? According to Urban Dictionary, a swag bag refers to, “A goodie bag that contains various useless, yet irreplaceable items…

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Benefits of Networking for YOU

Benefits of Networking for YOU

As a business owner, time is your most precious commodity. That’s why at Certified Contractors Network, we teach contractors to work smarter, not harder. One…

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Homeowners Spring-Cleaning Checklist: 6 Brilliant Ideas!

Homeowners Spring-Cleaning Checklist: 6 Brilliant Ideas!

It’s spring! Celebrate the season with a fresh, clean start to all-things related to homeownership. Then, sit back and relax on the porch and watch…

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Gross Profit Formula…Simplified

Gross Profit Formula…Simplified

Is your company’s profit stagnant? If so, one of the best ways to overcome a profit plateau is smart budgeting. Consistently calculating your gross profit…

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Is Your Annual Business Revenue Stagnant?

Is Your Annual Business Revenue Stagnant?

No business owner is looking to keep company revenue at a stand still though, for many contractors, it’s an all too familiar story. In order…

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Spruce up Your Home for Spring!

Spruce up Your Home for Spring!

Is your home photogenic? If you’re looking to sell, it should be. An increasing amount of people are researching homes online prior to attending an…

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Sample Business Budget: Budgeting for Contractors

Sample Business Budget: Budgeting for Contractors

Fact: most small business owners don’t have a budget. That’s a big problem. The first Certified Contractors Network meeting I ever attended I literally felt…

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Profit Margins: Does Your Business Have The Right Strategy?

Profit Margins: Does Your Business Have The Right Strategy?

If the recent recession has taught us anything, it’s that selling as much as possible, to as many customers as possible, is not a sustainable…

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Finance or Not to Finance: Reputable Contractor Financing Programs

Finance or Not to Finance: Reputable Contractor Financing Programs

If you’re looking to finance your home improvement project or renovation, you’re certainly not alone. It’s estimated that over 75 percent of home improvement projects,…

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Financing with Certified Contractors Network: Why It’s Worth It

Financing with Certified Contractors Network: Why It’s Worth It

Time is money. If you, as a contractor, aren’t spending time on home renovation projects, you also aren’t going to be bringing in any money….

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Company Budget: Does It Matter? 4 Reasons That Say Yes!

Company Budget: Does It Matter? 4 Reasons That Say Yes!

Fact: A company budget is a detailed analytic representation of how and when a company expects to spend money, within a specific time period. It’s…

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It’s Not Me, It’s You: How to Fire Difficult Customers

It’s Not Me, It’s You: How to Fire Difficult Customers

The Pareto Principle or 80/20 rule basically states that eighty percent of your energy or resources will be directed at twenty percent of your customers….

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When Is It Time to Fire A Difficult Contracting Customer?

When Is It Time to Fire A Difficult Contracting Customer?

When I was just starting out, I felt a certain pressure to go after every single job out there. I wanted to build a name…

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7 Tools Every Roofer Needs in the ol’ Toolbelt

7 Tools Every Roofer Needs in the ol’ Toolbelt

After nearly 20 years in business with contractors, we’ve learned a thing or two. From roofing to electrical work, it’s the goal of Certified Contracts…

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Member testimonials

“I was looking at the initial investment and I was looking at what I was paying out and I really wasn’t looking at what I was getting back, I held off coming to conferences because of that and when I finally came to a conference I thought I can’t afford not to do this.”

Charlie Gindele
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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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