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

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 sho...

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20 Best Time Clock Apps for Small Business

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 calc...

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

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 custom...

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

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 yo...

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Housecall Pro announces June 2019 Superpros

SAN DIEGO, June 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.

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How a Car Detailing Business Increased Their Monthly Revenue by 44% With Housecall Pro

Learn how a car detailing business used Housecall Pro to manage customers info, booking and payments. The business saw a 44% increase in revenue mont...

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What Successful Home Service Businesses Do to Build Financial Stability

There are ways that home service business owners can maintain balanced finances and prepare for unexpected speedbumps. Make sure you follow these ste...

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Feature Focus: Job finished texts

Today we're going to look at how you can optimize your job finished text messages to get more reviews for your business.

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Feature Focus: Customer tags vs. job tags

In Housecall Pro we have two types of tags that are used as internal identifiers. This just means that the customer can't see them, but you can. In t...

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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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