Category Archives: 2017


There Are Only So Many Ways to Grow Your Restoration Business

Posted on December 19, 2017 9:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

There are only so many ways to grow your restoration business. Here are the most likely game-changers: Marketing local professionals Becoming full service Becoming a program contractor That’s it. That’s all there is. Which...

Why Referral Marketing is So Effective

Posted on December 12, 2017 9:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

Referral marketing is “the process of building a network of sources that will refer multiple clients to your business” and it really works!

What is Referral Marketing and Why is it Important?

Posted on December 5, 2017 9:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

There’s your #1 source for referral marketing as you head into 2018. No other source can bring you a greater volume of work more quickly than TPAs.

Year-End Series #5 - I Want More Money Next Year and Here’s How I’ll Make It!

Posted on November 28, 2017 9:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

Many contractors believe that If they are going to make more money that must mean more sales, more jobs, more work. They couldn't be more wrong!

Year-End Series #4 - I Want More Work Next Year and Here’s How I’ll Get It!

Posted on November 21, 2017 9:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

To grow restoration business Net Profit must become a primary emphasis over revenue since it alone represents earnings the owner keeps.

Year-End Series #3 – How Healthy Is Your Bottom Line?

Posted on November 14, 2017 9:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

Contractors who want to grow restoration business must understand their businesses financial trends regarding gross revenue and net profits.

Year-End Series #1 – What Can I Do to Finish the Year Strong?

Posted on October 15, 2017 2:00 PM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

September has come and gone and you may have begun asking yourself, “What can I do to finish out the year strong? What steps should I take to end well?”

Year-End Series #2 – Where Did Your Top Line Go?

Posted on October 12, 2017 8:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

Contractors who want to grow restoration business must understand their businesses financial trends regarding gross revenue and net profits.

How Can My Restoration Business Get More Work?

Posted on August 21, 2017 12:49 PM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

The key question asked by most contractors during the final months of any year, and the first month of the next year is, “how do I get more work?”

3 Ways Restoration Contractors Can Make Money in Construction Services

Posted on March 9, 2017 9:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

There are 3 ways to grow restoration business that and make money from construction services. It all depends on your risk reward tradeoff.

Yippee Ki Yay! It’s Time to Get Ready for Roofing Season!

Posted on March 7, 2017 9:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

How would you like to grow restoration business and make $2 million during in this year's “Roofing season” which is rapidly approaching?

Is Your Business Ready to Sell?

Posted on March 2, 2017 9:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

Are you ready to sell restoration business? Stop for just a minute and give me the chance to tell you how you can double your sales price in just two years!

29 Days Is The 2016 National Average from "Estimate Upload to Job Start"? - 29 Days!!

Posted on February 28, 2017 9:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

It's hard to grow restoration business when homeowners consistently complain that their insurance contractor takes forever to get their job done.

The Estimator Extraordinaire - 3 Month Coaching Plan

Posted on February 23, 2017 9:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

Most contractors believe their estimators are leaving money on the table missing legitimate charges that go unrecorded. What can you do to change that?

The Cash Flow Accelerator - 3 Month Coaching Plan

Posted on February 21, 2017 9:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

You’d be hard pressed to find a business owner who didn’t believe cash flow is one of their biggest and most urgent problems.

Don't Talk Yourself Out of Becoming Program Contractor

Posted on February 16, 2017 9:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

Have you heard the many excuses why contractors expect to fail at their efforts to break into the ranks of program contracting.

Check it Out – Deeply Discounted Direct Buy Flooring from Home Carpet Industries

Posted on February 14, 2017 9:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

We received help with how to present flooring options to customers and we were provided a great variety of presentation boards so we could take the showroom to our customer.

Which CRM Do You Use to Manage Your Restoration Business?

Posted on February 9, 2017 9:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

Every restoration company needs a Comprehensive Companywide Process and Project Management System but most in this size range can’t afford it.

Should I Market Plumbers?

Posted on February 7, 2017 9:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

Plumbing Contractors are an excellent source of restoration work. Plumbing contractors encounter water damage every single day.

How to Grow Your Remodeling Business In the Insurance Industry

Posted on February 2, 2017 9:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

It is relatively easy for remodel contractors to grow remodel business in the insurance damage repair industry through preferred contractor programs.

Is It Time For You To Get Out Of Your Business?

Posted on January 31, 2017 10:30 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

When was the last time you had a life-changing experience? Perhaps you went all-in with a new relationship. You took the risk to open up a new market of business....

For Restoration Owners Who Get Scared Every Time Payroll Rolls Around

Posted on January 26, 2017 9:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

There are times when there is never enough money on hand, cash reserves are non-existent, and payroll never waits. Do you live in fear of payroll?

Issuing Company Credit Cards to Employees Is A VERY BAD IDEA!!

Posted on January 24, 2017 9:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

Take them back and replace company credit cards with a Purchase Order System and put a stop to excessive and uncontrolled spending.

Staffing for Your Next Level of Growth

Posted on January 19, 2017 9:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

Grow restoration business requires identifying the right seats needed on your restoration business bus and then who are the right people for those seats.

Are You Held Hostage by Underperforming Employees?

Posted on January 17, 2017 9:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

You can't grow restoration business with underperforming employees. You’ve known you need to replace them but you put off doing it because you are afraid.

Should I Market Insurance Agents?

Posted on January 13, 2017 9:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

When it comes to grow restoration business insurance agents have fallen out of the #1 position as the most likely to refer work to contractors.

A Business Guru’s Advice to Owners Who Don't Want to Be Employees

Posted on January 11, 2017 9:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

"Do you act like an employee or an owner? Do you work in your business or on your business? Have you created a job or a business?" asks Michael Gerber.

Who Needs to Get Off Your Bus and Out of Your Business?

Posted on January 10, 2017 9:00 AM by The Restoration Entrepreneur

The greatest impact on company capacity and productivity may not come from your next hire, but from the person you need to fire.