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SMALL BUSINESS

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

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

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SMALL BUSINESS

How To Spot Counterfeit Money (and what to do when you receive it)

There are millions of dollars in counterfeit bills out there. How can you protect your business against them? In this post, we show you how to spot c...

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PLUMBING

Online Plumbing Forum and Communities Are the Key to Digital Networking (and Internet Marketing for Plumbers!)

Online plumbing communities are a great way to network and grow your business. These are the 15 best online plumbing communities you can use to make ...

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HVAC

How One HVAC Business Gives Back and Inspires the Next Generation of Trade Specialists

Read how one HVAC company gives back to their local community and learn how you can do the same.

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PLUMBING

Step-By-Step Guide on Local SEO for Plumbers

Local SEO can help distinguish you online from your competitors, nab you a coveted top spot in Google search results, and drive relevant traffic to y...

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SMALL BUSINESS

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

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...

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SMALL BUSINESS

Liability Waivers: Why They Matter for Home Services

When a customer complains that your work created an unrelated issue, you could be in for a headache if you’re not prepared. That’s where liability wa...

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PLUMBING

How To Get More Leads For Your Plumbing Business

Do you need more plumbing leads for your business? Of course, you do! Follow this step-by-step guide and start generating leads right away.

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SMALL BUSINESS

The Story of Earth Paint: Advice On How To Start a Nonprofit Company and Give Back To The Community

This is Chris McCarthy’s story, as well as his advice about home service companies can start a volunteer program.

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