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Unleashing The Power Of Postcards To Boost Your HVAC Business (Free Postcard Designs Included)

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

May 13, 2019

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Postcards are a highly effective way to generate new business. In this article, we break down the how, what, and why of postcard marketing. We also give you numerous examples of highly effective postcards for your HVAC business.

Carpet Cleaning: Which Pump PSI Should You Use?

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

May 10, 2019

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What is the best PSI for carpet cleaning? The right psi depends on a variety of factors. Here's what some carpet cleaning experts have taught us about this important aspect of professional carpet cleaning.

How To Set Up and Organize Your Plumbing Truck

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

May 9, 2019

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We’ve assembled a comprehensive guide to help you with your plumbing service truck organization and storage.

4 Reasons Customers Say “No” and How to Address Their Concerns

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

May 7, 2019

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Customers want to hire a professional they like and trust. But being likable is not enough, home service professionals have to be ready to move past purchase obstacles keeping the customer from signing an estimate and approving a recommended service.

HVAC Tech Job Description: How to Hire a Field Service Technician for Your Small Business

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

May 3, 2019

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Having some trouble crafting that perfect HVAC job description? Our 2019 guide to writing the perfect HVAC job description will give you all the tools you need.

PayPal Alternatives: Best Online Payment Apps for Service Technicians

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

May 2, 2019

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Here is a breakdown of the pros and cons of using PayPal, evaluating PayPal alternatives to give you tips on how to choose and use your online payment service.

Tips For Crafting Invoice Payment Terms To Ensure You Get Paid Fast

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

May 1, 2019

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Late payments can be simply avoided by using the correct wording for invoice terms of sale. Here are some examples of how you should craft your invoice terms to avoid late payments.

Plumbing Marketing Done Right: How to Overcome Your Biggest Challenges and Create a Results-Driven Marketing Plan

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

April 30, 2019

Plumbing Marketing

Want more leads for your plumbing business? Here’s what you need to create a winning plumbing marketing plan that builds your brand, boosts your reputation, and brings in new customers

Housecall Pro announces April 2019 Superpros

Alexa Greenberg

Posted by Alexa Greenberg

April 30, 2019

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SAN DIEGO, April 30, 2019 - Housecall Pro, the #1 rated app for home service companies, has announced the January cohort of Superpros.  This program is dedicated to defining excellence and identifying the highest quality local home service companies. The Superpro community includes the best Pros in each industry across the country, allowing for a unique opportunity to connect with equal caliber service professionals. Every month, we award this status to Housecall Pros dedicated to providing their customers with a transparent, modern, and online experience from day one, establishing a strong relationship for years to come. At this time, only 5% of Housecall Pro users are awarded with Superpro status. The Superpro Program was relaunched in the beginning of this year with a new application and stricter eligibility requirements. These requirements include offering a seamless online booking experience for customers on both website and Facebook pages, detailed and personable pictures and descriptions for all services to further facilitate an easy and customer-friendly booking experience, an average of 4.5 star reviews across all platforms , and high-account usage. We perform a detailed audit of the Pro’s account to ensure they have met all requirements. Once they have been approved for Superpro status, we require the Pro to sign the Superpro Code of Ethics. This Superpro Codes of Ethics is signed by the company promising elite professionalism, quick response times to both customers and other Pros, and overall responsibilities as a Superpro in the home service community. Together, Superpros are dedicated to bringing trust and value back into the trades.