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This Podcast Is Episode Number 472, And It's About Unconventional Ways To Market Your Construction Business One of your greatest fears is wasting money on a less than good lead. They may or may not have any genuine desire for services. Sometimes a person is committed to collecting three bids when they already have someone picked out to do the work.…
 
Every day you make financial decisions about your company, which affect how successful and sustainable your construction business is. If you're responsible for the bookkeeping and all the paper management (bills, receipts, estimates, invoices), you could be making errors that affect your decisions. Because of an incorrect decimal place, you may thi…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 470, And It's About How To Balance Profit Centers And Cost Centers In Your Construction Company Success in operating a profitable construction business is all about maintaining the proper balance of control over both The Profit Centers and The Cost Centers. If either one gets too powerful and is allowed to run your co…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 466, And It's About Five Effective Ways To Find New Construction Clients If you want your business to continue growing and thriving, you'll need to find ways to bring in new clients. Before the internet was commercially available, there were just as many experts advising contractors about the layout and design of yell…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 468, And It's About Processes To Increase Production And Reduce Injuries At The Job Site Some construction business owners believe in maximizing production by driving everyone from the laborers to the project managers to work harder, longer, faster, hustle, and run. And if they are giving less than 110% to the company…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 467, And It's About Four Key Areas To Evaluate In Your Construction Business Budget With the potential for business life to return to something resembling normal, it's good to look at your budget and see where you may need to shift some of your priorities. Pay attention to how your spending over the past few years aff…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 466, And It's About Delight Your Online Prospects - Converting Visitors Into Clients Businesses are increasingly moving online to expand their reach and provide the best possible experience to their customers. Being online, however, means more competition, so business owners must come up with ways to amp up their game…
 
Contractors who ask for help in Cleaning Up their QuickBooks Files before filing taxes have better results than those that do not. The Tax Accountant is happier because the QuickBooks file is clean and easier to work with. They will likely find more deductions that can save you money and, in some cases, mean the difference between success and failu…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 464, And It's About Solutions To Reduce Debtor Days For Construction Business Owners Steady, reliable cash flow is crucial for the survival of your construction business – so taking steps to ensure your customers pay promptly is a key priority. Debtor days refer to the length of time it takes clients, on average, to p…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 463, And It's About Best Construction Employee Retention Secrets Revealed Most construction workers are good decent people who enjoy working with their hands making, building, repairing, remodeling, and fixing homes and commercial buildings. Good construction workers will not tolerate chaos or unfair labor practices. …
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 462, And It's About How To Win Your Clients Back And The Secrets To Getting The Best Projects Construction company owners - predominantly service-based businesses with monthly or yearly client subscriptions, likely deal with some level of customer churn, especially given the COVID-19 pandemic. Even customers who love …
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 461, And It's About Construction Companies Who Fail Have One Thing In Common Every contractor who goes out of business has one thing in common, bad financial reports or none at all. Does this sound familiar? Contractor opens a business because they are so skilled at trade. With a small amount of cash, less than $10,00…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 460, And It's About Different Skill Sets Of A Construction Company's Financial Team When you run your own business, it's tempting to take on every responsibility. There are many reasons for doing so: you want something done a specific way because you don't have the time to explain how to do it or because you're not su…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 459, And It's About Improving Your Business Negotiation Skills As A Contractor Several aspects of the construction business can only be learned through experience. One of them is negotiating contracts. Owning your business requires many skills, and among the most important might be the ability to manage negotiations. …
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 458, And It's About Different Skill Sets Of A Construction Company's Financial Team As your construction business grows, it's essential to have trusted financial professionals managing your books and providing strategic financial advice. After all, the busier you get, the more complex financial management becomes - an…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 457, And It's About 5 Steps To Setting Up Your Construction Business Processes For Success When a business starts, it’s natural for the owner to be a jack-of-all-trades. You may not have the capital to hire specialists or access the technology to help you. As your business grows–or as you look to take a minor role in …
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 456, And It's About Managing Generational Diversity In Construction Workplace Every manager has habits that make them effective. Managing contractors doesn't just mean scheduling them and making sure they're progressing on the project, but also knowing how to address workplace matters proactively - for one, the growin…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 455, And It's About How To Leverage Automation And Technology In Your Construction Business The daily processes and transactions involved in operating a general maintenance and repair contracting business can mean long hours of repetitive tasks and occasional oversights due to human nature. These days, you can use tec…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 454, And It's About The Treatment To Your Construction Bookkeeping Symptoms Most contractors are skilled technicians who learned their tradecraft in an apprenticeship program taught by a Master Technician, experience, or combination of these methods. There is a way to learn to operate your contracting company from a M…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 453, And It's About Construction Industry Insights For 2022 There is a natural ebb and flow in the business cycle, which in regular times operates, somewhat predictable. In normal times, contractors who pay close attention to their Five Key Performance Indicators financial reports and stay aware of the macro global ec…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 452, And It's About Last-Minute Reminders Before The New Year Countdown It’s been another excellent year for Fast Easy Accounting. We appreciate your support for those of you who have been with us through all these years; without our contractor clients, template customers, construction accounting academy students, ema…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 451, And It's About What Is Your Contractor Superpower? As a Construction Contractor, much of your world is Outside The Box. You make what seems impossible and turn it into a finished product; the whole house remodel, kitchen or bath remodel, new roof, install an attic fan, replace windows, deck, patio, hot tub, swimm…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 450, And It's About Four Practical Reasons To Switch To Cloud-Based Accounting If you've been considering making a move to a cloud-based accounting system, you're not alone. Cloud technology has impacted many business functions, including efficiently managing your business's financial aspects. Cloud-based accounting m…
 
Hiring Vs. Outsourcing Are you thinking of hiring a bookkeeper? After reading this, you may think it is not as good an idea as it seems. In addition to the costs of advertising, reading many fiction stories (resumes), interviewing candidates (like a brand new car on the showroom floor), job-seekers are the best they will ever be during the intervie…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 448, And It's About Invoicing Construction Clients The Fast And Easy Way Creating invoices and receipts is vital to successfully running a business. You need receipts to track your purchases and expenses. Your clients need invoices for their tax purposes and to manage their finances. Paper receipts and invoices have b…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 447, And It's About Why Getting The Leads And Doing The Work Are Still Not Good Enough There was a time when a contractor put a simple ad in the paper or a line listing in the Yellow Pages, and they would have more leads than they could handle. It was the only way to go, and the contractors who insist on that and "Wor…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 446, And It's About Practical Tips For Encouraging Repeat High-Profit Clients Many data support the idea that it's less costly, easier, and more efficient to encourage repeat customers than bring in new ones. Among the stats Hubspot lists are: that a 5% increase in customer retention is responsible for more than 25% i…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 445, And It's About How To Get Your Life Back In A Seven-Day-A-Week Construction Business Construction business owners already have a time-consuming and challenging job running their business. If their business is open five days a week, they usually need the weekend to catch up on paperwork, pay bills and manage any t…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 444, And It's About Job Costing - Your Construction Company's Competitive Advantage Every contractor has a Job Costing Library; some keep it in their head, some keep it on paper with names like completed jobs, bids, estimates. Other contractors keep it in their QuickBooks For Contractors' software records. Still, othe…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 443, And It's About Succession Planning A Will For Your Construction Company You may be getting your construction projects done with sheer willpower, but the lack of processes, business plans, and strategy will eventually wear you down. You can either keep on "Powering Through"- spend your life endlessly chasing detai…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 442, And It's About Four Things To Consider Before Expanding Your Service Offerings Balancing customer experience and setting client expectations against your time and budget is a difficult task. It would be best if you had excellent planning, efficient project managing, and perhaps the right amount of staff working t…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 441, And It's About Four Things To Consider Before Expanding Your Service Offerings If you're looking to grow your construction business, you might consider expanding your service offerings. Adding additional services is an excellent way to increase your profitability, diversify your income and expand your market. But…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 440, And It's About How Construction Business Owners Gain Personal Time By Working Smarter You’ve probably heard the maxim that it’s better to work smarter than harder. Working smarter means allocating your time, energy, and money so vital tasks get done more efficiently, freeing up your time. Too many construction bu…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 439, And It's About Understanding Roles And Why It Makes Sense To Hire Us I will start by quoting a short sentence found in the all-time best-seller "Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth" That is an acronym; take the first letter of each word and put it together to form a different word. "No one can serve two maste…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 438, And It's About Proven Proactive Contractors Formula To Get Things Done And Get Paid As much as we plan, it would be best if you were flexible, adaptable, and reliant. Things happen that are beyond your immediate control. Those of you who want a predictable environment are employees working for a large employer wh…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 437, And It's About How A Bookkeeper's Incompetence Can Ruin Your Construction Business Contractors, by nature, are tenacious, resilient, and have a tremendous amount of "Grit And Determination To Succeed," which means they are not easily disturbed or prone to react hastily or rashly at the first sign of trouble. This…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 436, And It's About The Advantages Of Healthy Competition For Your Contracting Business Starting a construction business means you'll compete with other companies that already exist. It's a good thing if you have a competition to go up against. Competition pushes you to be innovative. It also means there's an establis…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 435, And It's About Construction Company Recovery After A Financial Setback You started your construction business with plans of earning a living and being successful, but an unfortunate fact of business life is that companies suffer financial hardships. Whether those hardships are pandemic-related or linked to other …
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 434, And It's About The Actual Net Worth Of Your Construction Company Have you been in business as a construction contractor or specialty contractor for a while, and now you are wondering what your construction company is worth? Nothing is ever as good or as bad as it appears. If you are like most contractors, you lea…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 433, And It's About Why Smart Construction Business Owners Never Stop Marketing One classic mistake construction business owners make when money gets tight is stopping marketing or cutting their budgets. At first glance, it seems logical to cut down your expenses during harsh economic conditions. However, in reality, …
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 432, And It's About Cash Flow Advice For Construction Businesses Solid cash flow management is vital to ensuring your business survives, but not everyone understands what cash flow is or how to manage it. That's likely what makes it a leading cause of stress for construction business owners. Cash flow refers to the mo…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 431, And It's About Consequences Of Avoiding Your Construction Bookkeeping Every business needs a financial plan. Your financial plan gives you a way to monitor and review your cash flow, make adjustments to your spending, and anticipate any upcoming economic issues. It can also make you more prepared to request fundi…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 430 And It's About Five Key Points To Optimize Construction Sales And Profits Owning a construction company and being an employee requires different mindsets and attitudes or paradigms. Both positions are natural enemies and generate tension, leading to various diseases; mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual. Con…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 429, And It's About The Challenges Of Construction Business Partnership Randalism: A Partnership is the only ship designed to sink. However, we understand your preference, so I would like to talk about it in this blog post. Joint ventures are a bit like change orders. They can be an incredible opportunity to make or l…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 428, And It's About Managing Field Workers Effectively In Your Construction Business The construction manager is conditioned to avoid emergencies by being proactive. It is necessary to have systems in place to deal with emergencies when they arise. After the crisis has passed, the effective project manager evaluates t…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 427, And It's About Consequences Of Avoiding Your Construction Bookkeeping If you ask 100 business owners what they like least about running a business, the chances are good that bookkeeping will rank high on the list. It's an annoying and frustrating chore that takes up much time and is easy to put off until tomorrow…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 426, And It's About Construction Business Mid-Year Reminder For Setting And Reviewing Goals How are you and your construction business? Have you considered what you'd like to achieve in the coming twelve to eighteen months? Or maybe your set of priorities for the next half of 2021? Contractors like you are typically h…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 425, And It's About Digital Disaster Recovery For Your Construction Company Hiring or not hiring employees is one of the few optional things the business owner chooses, changes their mind, or changes direction as needed. With so much discussion about employees, payroll, and payroll taxes, you may feel that you miss ou…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 424, And It's About Five Ways To Make The Most Of Your Construction Business Downtime Every business experiences slow periods when the market for their goods or services lessens and sales drop. Construction business owners like you might be tempted to view downtimes as unproductive or wasted, but there are ways you ca…
 
This Podcast Is Episode Number 423, And It's About Rebuilding Trust After A Negative Online Review Online reviews are an essential marketing tool for many small businesses, especially for service-based businesses like yours. They give potential customers and clients a chance to see how effective your goods or services are, how responsive you are to…
 
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