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Best Credit Card Processing Services for Small Businesses in 2019

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Posted by Kindra K.

May 28, 2019

credit card processing

Accepting credit cards as a form of payment is essential in order for a home-service business to survive in today’s marketplace. Here’s a look at the most common types of processing and how they compare.

Online Business Reviews - How To Be Seen By Your Audience

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Posted by Kindra K.

May 27, 2019

customer review hero

See all the frequently asked questions surrounding online customer reviews and how to use them to market your business.

How To Prepare The Ultimate Office Checklist To Keep Your Home Business On Task And Operating Smoothly (Template Included)

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Posted by Kindra K.

May 24, 2019

officechecklist

It's important that your office has various processes, tasks, responsibilities and plans in place that help your home service business stay on track. Learn what to include and download our free template.

The Ultimate Plumbing Marketing Plan to Help Grow Your Business in 2019

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Posted by Kindra K.

May 23, 2019

plumbing marketing

If you’re new to the world of small business marketing, here’s an overview of what you’ll learn in this crash course for plumbing professionals.

16 Alternative Small Business Review Sites Your Home Service Business MUST Be On

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Posted by Kindra K.

May 22, 2019

small business review

Here’s a guide to awesome small business review sites that you can use to make sure your company the visibility it needs.

How to Market An Electrician Service Business By Buying People Coffee (Interview with Mike Parks, Owner of Electric Medic)

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Posted by EJ Brown

May 21, 2019

electricalmarketingexample

Are you an electrician looking for more leads? In this post, we’ll tell you how Mike came up with the idea and the specifics he uses to ensure its success.

How the Yelp Filter Works and What to Do about it as a Business Owner

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Posted by Kindra K.

May 20, 2019

yelp review filtered

We’re here to discuss why and how Yelp filters reviews, teach you how to get Yelp reviews unfiltered, and explain what you can do to get certain Yelp reviews recommended.

How to Sell Recurring Service Agreements and Increase Revenue for Your Home Service Business

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Posted by Kindra K.

May 17, 2019

Service Pro Selling a Service Agreement

Learn why you need to be offering recurring service agreements, get tips for selling them, and also see how Housecall Pro's mobile recurring service plan feature empowers pros on jobs to sell and grow recurring revenue.

Facebook Ads for Plumbers: Free Advertising Ideas to Promote Your Business

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Posted by Kindra K.

May 15, 2019

plumbing facebook marketing

Plumbing Facebook ads can be implemented quickly and earn you a few leads within days. Read more to learn how and why they work for local small businesses.

New Hire? You Need An Employee Onboarding Process Like This

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Posted by Kindra K.

May 14, 2019

Hiring a new employee

When hiring new employees, you need to have a standardized employee onboarding process. It will make the employees more productive, the hiring process more smooth, and produce greater job satisfaction.