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

Employee Uniforms for Home Services Companies: Who Should Pay?

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

April 19, 2019

Home Service Professional Uniform Examples

A recent discussion with some Housecall Pro customers revealed how they handle uniform expenses at their own home services companies.

How One Organic Facebook Post Scored this Auto Detailing Company 250 New Leads and Over $1000 in Revenue

EJ Brown

Posted by EJ Brown

April 18, 2019

dirty2dreamy auto detailing

We talked to an auto-detailing business owner about his Facebook strategy and here are some takeaways you can replicate to grow your business.

7 Auto Reply Message Samples That Will Keep Your Business Looking Professional

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

April 15, 2019

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Quick responses by email or text can easily give potential customers the information they need for scheduling appointments or services.

How to Remove Car Wraps (The Right and Wrong Way)

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

April 12, 2019

Hosuecall Pro Truck Wrap Hero

Best tips on removing your car wrap and using vinyl car wraps to increase your brand visibility.

Mastermind - A Transformative Full-Day Conference

Alexa Greenberg

Posted by Alexa Greenberg

April 4, 2019

Housecall Pro Mastermind logo

Are you interested in learning more about how you can take better control of your business? Join us for a transformative full-day conference that will teach you things such as hiring best practices marketing tricks and more.

Housecall Pro announces March 2019 Superpros

Alexa Greenberg

Posted by Alexa Greenberg

March 31, 2019

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SAN DIEGO, March 31, 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.

Expert Tips: How To Ask Customer For Positive Reviews (Strategies That Work)

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

March 29, 2019

Customer Satisfaction

Customer reviews are a powerful tool for any small business when utilized the correct way and when undertaken with deliberate and calculated strategy.

Downloadable Credit Card Authorization Form & Information (Free Template)

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

March 28, 2019

credit card authorization for home service business

Read why a credit card authorization form is important and download a free template to use for your customers.

Is It Legal To Buy Facebook Likes? The Real Risk Behind Buying Likes for Small Businesses

Christy Billings

Posted by Christy Billings, Product Manager

March 25, 2019

Facebook Reviews

Is buying Facebook likes a good or bad strategy to promote your business? Here's a breakdown of the pros and cons of buying Facebook likes.

Collecting From Your Customers: How to Handle a Delinquent Customer

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

March 20, 2019

what do you when a small business client does not pay

Inevitably, in your home service or renovation business, you’ll face a customer who won’t pay for services. Here are a few reasons why and what to do if it happens to you.