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

The First Look At Housecall Pro’s New XL Plan

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Posted by Ian H., CEO

September 17, 2019

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Housecall Pro is the easiest tool for home service professionals to streamline and grow their businesses. We’ve now added innovative features that will help you meet – and exceed – your goals.

How to Leverage Your Top Pros Nomination

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Posted by Kindra K.

September 13, 2019

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Earning Housecall Pro’s Top Pros nomination is one of the best ways to increase brand awareness and drive sales for your home services business. Learn how this year’s nominees are leveraging their nominations as best in class.

Small Business Return Policy Tips + Refund Flowchart

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Posted by Drew Page

September 3, 2019

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Your small business must consider a range of return and refund scenarios. Service-based business customers may ask for you to refund, replace, or rework. We cover the basics of a small business return policy and framework for deciding a course of action.

Housecall Pro announces August 2019 Superpros

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Posted by Alexa Greenberg

August 31, 2019

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SAN DIEGO, August 31, 2019 - Housecall Pro, the #1 rated app for home service companies, has announced the July 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.

The Ultimate Guide To Yelp For Business Owners

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Posted by Drew Page

August 13, 2019

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Yelp for business owners is a tool small businesses must learn whether they like it or not. Learn how to best represent your company online, manage the sales/marketing funnel, respond to reviews, and advertise on Yelp.

Case Study: How a Cleaning Company Grew their Revenue by 1000% in 3 Months with Housecall Pro

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Posted by EJ Brown

August 2, 2019

Grow your cleaning business

Learn how a cleaning company differentiated itself from competitors and utilized Housecall Pro features to grow revenue by 1000%.

Housecall Pro announces July 2019 Superpros

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Posted by Alexa Greenberg

July 31, 2019

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SAN DIEGO, July 31, 2019 - Housecall Pro, the #1 rated app for home service companies, has announced the July 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.

What The Garcias Have Learned from 3 Generations of a Successful Cleaning Business

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Posted by EJ Brown

July 26, 2019

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This is the story of the Garcia family and how they built a successful three generation cleaning business while advocating domestic worker rights.

Plumbing Job Openings By State: Full 2019 Trends

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Posted by Kindra K.

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.

The Power of Community: How to Get Clients For a Cleaning Business Before Launching

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Posted by Kindra K.

July 19, 2019

Want to find out how to get clients for your cleaning business before starting? Utilize the power of your local community! Learn how one homes services business generated leads before opening.