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Plumbing Proposals Made Simple: A Top-Down Strategy for Creating Winning Quote

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

July 31, 2019

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Learn how to build a strategic plumbing proposal template that you can use over and over again. Key tips for crafting each section of the proposal to help you build confidence with the customer, present the right information and get a “yes” more quickly.

How to Create a Plumbing Estimating Spreadsheet

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

July 29, 2019

plumbing-estimates

We’ll answer some common questions around creating a plumbing estimate worksheet and provide you with a professional plumbing estimate sample you can use for your own business.

Plumbing Job Openings By State: Full 2019 Trends

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

July 24, 2019

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What is the current state of the plumbing industry? We analyzed thousands of jobs posted on Indeed to determine the total number of plumbing jobs available per state, the number of jobs by experience level, and the average hourly pay per state.

Home Depot Xtra Discounts, Rewards & Benefits

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

July 17, 2019

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Learn about Home Depot’s Pro Account, from everyday discounts to assistance with scheduling orders.

Why Preventative Plumbing Maintenance Is Important: Customer Plumbing Checklist Form

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

July 16, 2019

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Here’s how to talk to your customers about why preventative maintenance is so important, including a plumbing quality control checklist they can use to monitor the status of their equipment.

5 Top Ferguson Enterprises Competitors

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

July 8, 2019

We’ve compiled a list of Ferguson Enterprises competitors so you can get an idea of what the plumbing supply landscape looks like and what supplier might be right for you and your business.

Flat Rate vs. Hourly For The Trades, Which Is Better For Your Small Business?

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

June 21, 2019

hourly vs flat rate

Here are some basics about the two options and when flat rate pricing might make sense for your plumbing, HVAC, or electrical business.

How To Create A Custom Work Order That Helps Streamline Your Home Services Business [Free Template]

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

June 13, 2019

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There are no wrong ways to write up a work order. However, with many different businesses offering unique value propositions, there are right ways to construct a work order that works for you and your customers.

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

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

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.

7 Essential Plumbing Apps for Business Owners

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

April 4, 2019

Plumbing mobile apps

These are the best, most useful mobile plumbing apps and plumbing business software and technology you can utilize for all aspects of your plumbing business