Author Archives: Noah Mishkin

Which Lead Generation Sites Are The Best For Contractors?

Getting good contractor leads is one of the most important things you can do for your business. While locating leads for home improvement and repair businesses can seem like a daunting task, there are ways to find well-qualified leads that generate a steady stream of business for your company.

Working with the best lead generation websites for contractors can potentially put you in touch with thousands of promising potential customers in your area, all within your service area and in need of the services you offer.


Construction Technology Trends | CraftJack

Learn about the latest construction technology trends and how they influence the industry. Contact CraftJack for workable leads to maximize the efficiency these trends provide.

Construction revenue in the United States is in the trillions each year, supported by companies that range from multi-billion dollar corporations to single-team local contractors. As an industry that sees steady annual growth and continued pressure to keep up with increasing demands across the country, construction technology trends tend to focus on improving efficiency and safety, reducing project errors, and increasing sustainability to keep projects running smoothly and protect the future of the industry. Companies and contractors who stay up to date on these trends can adopt the appropriate technologies for their businesses and give themselves an advantage over competition that may still be relying on old processes and standards. Discover 15 construction technology trends that are helping construction professionals streamline their companies in 2023.


How Much Over an Estimate Can a Contractor Go? | CraftJack

How much over an estimate can a contractor go? Learn how to effectively manage project estimates in your contracting business with our comprehensive guide.

Running a successful contracting business involves a myriad of moving parts and multiple elements that must be constantly coordinated and harmonized. Among these, financial forecasting, or creating estimates, is key. It's the foundation on which projects are built and often determines the health of your client relationships.

A streamlined estimating process begins with obtaining qualified leads. Use the CraftJack Pro app for highly compatible, timely leads eager to receive your custom estimates.


How to Start a Gutter Cleaning Business | CraftJack

Find out how to start a gutter cleaning business and make it succeed. Contact CraftJack to learn more about how we can help your business grow.

For entrepreneurs looking for a business venture that requires a low starting investment but offers high earning potential, gutter cleaning is an often-overlooked opportunity. If you’ve never researched how to start a gutter cleaning business, the ease of the process might surprise you. In fact, most of the steps involved are necessary for any business, making a gutter cleaning company low-risk in terms of time and money invested. Learn more about what this business involves, how to get it started, and what steps you can take to build a successful gutter cleaning company.


Announcing CraftJack Lead Manager Updates & Improvements

We are excited to announce some major changes to the CraftJack Lead Manager. These changes will provide you with more tools to win jobs and track your results as well as earn more discounts through CraftJack.

The new dashboard on the CraftJack Lead Manager is designed to give you a better overview of your account. In the new dashboard you will see:

  • Your last payment amount and your current balance due.
  • An overview of new leads you have not yet called.
  • Upcoming scheduled estimates.
  • On overview of your last 30 days (leads, spend, average quote, average job).
  • Recent reviews received from homeowners.
  • Recent marketing tips from our blog.
  • Recommendations on updating your profile.

Mistakes To Avoid When Marketing Your Business

When it comes to marketing, some tactics are more effective than others. Keep reading to learn about seven marketing mistakes contractors should avoid.

No matter how long you've been in business, marketing is essential for continued success. It helps you attract new customers and increases awareness of your brand, giving you more opportunities to bring in revenue.

For home service providers, however, the prospect of developing and executing a marketing strategy can be a bit daunting. Before you get started, familiarize yourself with these seven common marketing mistakes so you know what to do — and what not to do — when you're ready to take your business to the next level.


Lead Generation Expectations Vs. Reality

Deciding whether lead generation is right for your home service company can be challenging with all the myths and half-truths out there. Discover the top 10 misconceptions about lead generation, its advantages and how to win bids like a true pro. 

Becoming an entrepreneur is a real possibility for anyone who's mastered their skill set, has a relentless work ethic, and is determined to succeed despite any setback. For home service professionals, starting a company and succeeding in your local area is easier than ever thanks to the internet. However, there's a lot of misinformation out there, especially regarding lead generation.


How to Start an HVAC Business | CraftJack

Thinking about establishing an HVAC company but not sure where to begin? Check out CraftJack's expert advice on how to start an HVAC business.

If you're an HVAC tech looking to carve your own path as an independent contractor or business owner, you've come to the right place. At CraftJack, we're passionate about helping HVAC contractors succeed and grow, and we have a ton of tools and resources to help you along the way — including this in-depth guide on how to start an HVAC business. 


How to Be a Successful General Contractor | CraftJack

Learn how to be a successful general contractor with these 20 tips to help you grow your client base, earn a loyal following, and build a good reputation in your field.

Running a general contracting business can seem like a good way of becoming self-employed. However, building a successful business isn't always easy. An estimated 1 in 5 businesses fail in their first year. We're here to offer you some advice about how to be a successful general contractor and how to grow your business in a sustainable way that will set you up for long-term success.


A Guide on How to Start a Landscaping Business | CraftJack

Wondering how to start a landscaping business? Read our guide for everything you need to know to become a successful landscaping business owner. 

So, you have a passion for landscaping and want to turn it into a career. You’ve probably seen others enter this field and become quickly successful. That’s because landscaping is a popular service many people need and want. Now you’re wondering how to start a landscaping business for yourself. 

CraftJack can help. 

This comprehensive guide walks you through everything you need to know about starting a landscaping business. While demand for these services is high, there's also a lot of competition. You need a strategic plan to stand out from other landscaping businesses, impress your customers, and grow your business quickly.