The “new normal” caused by COVID-19 is presenting many of us with new, unique challenges. For painting contractors and many small to medium business owners, one of those challenges is ensuring the necessary cash is on hand to keep ahead of your debts, whether paying the rent or paying your team.
The following are some ideas from various sources that merit consideration in any current cash flow strategy. Continue reading Cash is King: 5 Strategies to Help Generate and Manage Your Cash Flow
Is your website working as hard as it can for you? We asked Al Pirozzoli, a New York-based marketing consultant who has advised many professional painting contractors, for some fast ways to improve your site. Continue reading Stand Out! Providing a Human Face to Your Website
“It is our job as leaders to find the unique motivators for each person on the team and help them reach those,” says Art Snarzyk, a former paint contracting company owner who now heads InnerView Advisors, Inc. “It takes a moment longer and a little patience, but it’s truly a win-win outcome that will serve you for years.”
Continue reading 4 Types of Employees and How to Motivate Them
When that business meeting or conversation gets off to a rocky start – whether tense words are exchanged or you just don’t seem to be connecting – it’s time to push the reset button.
Continue reading Off to a Rocky Start? How to Reboot a Business Conversation Gone Wrong
Javier and Oscar Sánchez started their own commercial painting contracting company in 2010. Even in the midst of recession and financed with the small capital of a tax refund, the owners of SB Painting & Waterproofing managed to break through quickly in Florida’s West Palm Beach market. Continue reading This I’ve Learned: Javier y Oscar Sánchez
By Jorge Arboleda
You have chosen a noble and rewarding profession: professional painter. Continue reading A Noble Profession
Hotels, resorts and restaurants are an excellent sales opportunity for painting contractors who understand the market and are acquainted with the wide range of products available to keep these properties looking good. Continue reading 4 Tips for Success in the Hospitality Painting Segment