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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] We asked contractors what’s working for them today…   With record low temps keeping contractors all over the country REAL busy right now, we challenged ourselves to keep this to a 1-minute read with a handful of action items to...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Someone once said that seeing isn’t believing, believing is seeing. Well, that’s definitely a crock and a crock drenched in childlike optimism. That statement works great in Christmas movies but does nothing for the people we work with....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]This 2-part blog series shines some light on what we’ve come to know as the “Amazon Effect.” It seems like every day there’s a new industry the online retail giant is taking over; there’s not much you can’t find...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Whether you operate a commercial or residential service business, closing a larger percentage of sales opportunities is key to growing your business. There are many ways that you can leverage XOi within your sales, service and support workflows...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Good Companies Adopt Technology That Improves Internal Efficiency. Great Companies Invest In Technology That Generates External Impact. I remember when my previous construction company invested in a new project software. It was a good tool for us, nothing exceptionally...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] With New Computing Platforms, Deskless Employees Can Be More Happy and Productive Let’s face it—most software is designed for people sitting at a desk, slaving the day away in a drab cubicle. But in the skilled trades, we are...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] What’s the One Thing Your Sales Team Needs this Summer? More Time. It’s the hot, busy summer season. Your service technicians barely have time to catch their breath before the next call comes in. The sales team’s not getting any...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Part 2: Knock-Their-Socks-Off Service Takes More than a Clean Truck & Tucked in Shirt In the first article of this series, we looked at how the needs and expectations of service customers are changing in the digital age....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Get technician buy-in before you buy Nothing can torpedo a technology project faster than failing to seek the advice and buy-in of your guys (and gals) in the field. If technicians don’t believe that a new technology makes their...