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Everything you need to succeed as a Home Services company in a digital world.

Home Depot Xtra Discounts, Rewards & Benefits

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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 Best Employee Retention Strategies and Hiring Tips From The Pros

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

July 11, 2019

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Hiring and retaining quality employees is one of the biggest stumbling blocks in growing a field service business. We asked our pros what they’ve learned from running their own businesses. Here’s what they told us.

Home Depot Pro Desk vs. Lowe's Pro Desk Full Comparison

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

July 10, 2019

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Home Depot vs. Lowe’s Pro Desk, which is better? Once you learn the difference between these two programs, you’ll have a better idea of where you should shop—and how you can save.

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.

The Best Ways to Get Plumbing Leads in 2019

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

July 5, 2019

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In this article, you'll discover the best tricks, tips and strategies to help grow your lead base and lead your plumbing company to market dominance.

20 Best Time Clock Apps for Small Business

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

July 3, 2019

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It can be easy to feel overwhelmed while looking for a mobile clock app for your employees. That’s why we’ve rounded up 20 of the best time-card calculator apps, time-card apps with GPS tracking, and traditional time-clock systems for your consideration.

How To Deal With Customer Last-Minute Cancellations (Free No-Show Policy Template)

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

July 2, 2019

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Here are some things to know about whether you need a cancellation policy, how they work, and the best way to communicate a new policy to your customers.

QuickBooks Online vs Desktop: Which Is Better For Field Service Business?

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Posted by James Griner

July 1, 2019

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This comprehensive comparison of the features and pros and cons of QBD versus QBO will help you understand what each of these options can bring to your home service business.

Plumbing Learning Resources & Topics | Must Read Plumbing Blogs

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

June 26, 2019

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We've gathered the best plumbing learning resources online. Keep reading for a full overview of these plumbing resources or jump to the resource that piques your interest.