Sherwin-Williams has launched a new paint store concept catering to the Hispanic community.
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This article by Benji Carlson is the fourth in an ongoing series from Pintor Pro and the Painting Contractors Association (PCA) designed to help you understand and prepare for the challenges of business growth.
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A new year means a new opportunity to find fresh ways to expand and improve your business. Whether you have been running your own business for decades or you’re just getting started, you likely want to know how to take your team to the next level.
Thankfully, Sherwin-Williams offers several productivity-enhancing tools that can help you make 2023 your business’ best year yet, with unique services that can help contractors recruit talented employees, train them in best practices, and save time on the jobsite.
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Sherwin-Williams has launched PRO+ductive Solutions as part of its PRO+ program. These PRO+ductive Solutions are designed to help contractors save time, complete jobs quickly, and save money to generate more profit.
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In this article, we asked the marketing experts at Sherwin-Williams for tips on how to reach more customers with Facebook Ads.
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As part of our ongoing mission to help painting professionals maximize their jobsite productivity, each issue of PPC features a roundup of some of our favorite application tools and essential job site equipment and supplies. Here are our Fall 2022 issue picks:
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This article by Daphne Young is the third in a new four-part series from Pintor Pro and the Painting Contractors Association (PCA) designed to help you understand and prepare for the challenges of business growth.
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Painting can be hard physical labor, and many crews are putting in extra hours. However, a fatigued team can lead to reduced productivity, sloppy work and safety concerns. Here are some considerations for helping your crew stay sharp and energized throughout the day.
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Have you heard yourself say any of the following?
- “I need to be more productive.”
- “I spend more time on paperwork than painting or growing my business.”
- “Most of my jobs require my crews to be efficient – get in, get out, but do a quality job.”
- “Demand for work is higher than ever, I need my crews to do more jobs to keep up with demand.”
If that’s the case, you need all the help you can get to improve your business efficiency and jobsite performance. Continue reading PRO+ductive Solutions Launched To Help Ease Contractor Challenges →
This article by Chris Moore is the second of a new four-part series from Pintor Pro and the Painting Contractors Association (PCA) designed to help you understand and prepare for the challenges of business growth.
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Social media is the new word of mouth. When customers seek your services, they are going to start their research online.
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Do you have micromanaging tendencies? With a little self-awareness and some hard work, you can learn to let go. This seven-step approach will help you do it.
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Sherwin-Williams Bien Pro (@SWBienPro) is a Spanish-language Facebook page dedicated to creating a community of painting contractors, like you, connect and find the information they need to take their business to the next level.
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Repeat business is where it’s at.
According to the book Marketing Metrics, businesses have a 60 to 70 percent chance of selling to an existing customer, while the probability of selling to a new prospect is only 5 to 20 percent.
Studies also show that repeat customers spend 33 percent more compared to new customers.
With the popularity of home improvement content on TV, YouTube and social media, your customer base is more sophisticated than ever. Even if they haven’t picked up a paint brush themselves, homeowners certainly know what to look for in a contractor.
In this article, we’ll take a look at five easy and effective things you can do in your everyday customer interactions to build your reputation and generate more repeat business.
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