Brand Communication Strategy

Branding Your Communication

Brand Communication Strategy to Establish Credibility As a contractor and small business owner you’re probably familiar with the word “branding”. Branding is a marketing term that refers to the efforts a business makes to establish its voice, message, and mission in everything they do. A business’s identity is spoken and showcased through its brand which…

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IRS Independent Contractor Test

The Independent Contractor Test

Classifying workers appropriately is important for your financials and the IRS Independent Contractor Test can help you determine if you are classifying workers correctly. IRS Independent Contractor Test: Is Your Worker an Independent Contractor or an Employee? Most general contractors and subcontractors will run into this situation at some point in their careers – is…

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Questions to Ask a Contractor

Qualities of a Hirable Contractor

Pre-client meeting preparation is important. Following are questions to ask a contractor to assure they are suitable for the job. Contractors, if you want to impress your clients, be prepared to answer these questions. Impress Clients and Land Jobs As the representative of your own business, your goal is to consistently impress clients. You’ve probably…

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8 Tips on How to Grow Your Business

8 Key Contractor Habits

Here are 8 tips on how to grow your business successfully. If you want the best contractor business possible, develop these habits in your daily operations. Create Your Best Contracting Business Contractor Habit 1: Get in the Habit of Goal Setting Do yourself a huge favor and get into the habit of running your contracting…

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Preliminary Lien Notice or Pre-Lien Notice

Notice of Right to a Lien

Understand Your Rights and Protect Your Jobs – A Guide for General Contractors Preliminary Lien Notice or Pre-Lien Notice As a contractor, you know there are several steps involved in starting a new job. From initial assessments, defining the scope of work, securing subcontractor estimates, hiring subcontractors, finding suppliers, signing contracts and more: there’s a…

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Bookkeeping for Beginners - Bookkeeping 101 for Contractors

Beginner’s Bookkeeping

Bookkeeping for Beginners – A Contractor’s Guide Breaking Down Bookkeeping Our Bookkeeping for Beginners blog is designed to give construction contractors a basic understanding of accounting as a first step towards understanding your company’s health and profitability. Bookkeeping – the word itself is a little intimidating. To be the keeper of books, what does it…

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