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The Home Service Expert Podcast
71 minutes | 5 days ago
How to Create a Clear Organizational Structure to Inspire Accountability in Your Team
Danny Kerr is a Managing Partner at Breakthrough Academy, managing over $900 million worth of revenue and helping over 300 entrepreneurs take their businesses to the next level. At 20 years old, Danny took a leadership position for a franchise company, and grew sales from $400,000 to $1,300,000 in just a single year. In this episode, we talked about hiring, systems, productivity...
58 minutes | 19 days ago
How to Adopt a Menu Pricing System to Solve Your Pricing Woes
Danielle Putnam is the president of The New Flat Rate, the first menu pricing system for home service contractors, and an Advisory Board Member of Women in HVACR, an organization that provides professional avenues for women growing their careers in the industry. An opinion columnist at CEOWORLD magazine, Danielle has experience in business development and management, operations, and related fields. In this episode, we talked about business development, marketing operations, pricing...
82 minutes | a month ago
Applying a Holistic Approach to Contracting to Easily Double Your Revenue
Jim Johnson is the Head Coach of ContractorCoachPRO, a full service coaching company for home service contractors. He has worked closely with over 1,500 contractors and coached 300+ more, and has seen just about every way of succeeding or failing as a contractor, from contractors doing less than $1 million in revenues to companies making over $100 million. In this episode, we talked about contracting, leadership development, business consulting, team building...
63 minutes | a month ago
Planning Your Sales Process Effectively to Accelerate Your Business Growth
Sky Stephens is the co-founder of the Association of Professional Builders, a business coaching company that provides cutting-edge systems, world-class support, and sales & marketing training to the construction industry. She has been working with builders since 2014, helping them grow their businesses sustainably and consistently. In this episode, we talked about marketing communications, social media marketing, strategic planning, CRM, sales management...
59 minutes | a month ago
Mastering Business Growth Strategies that Attract More Leads and Land Big Clients
Eric Siu is the CEO of both the content intelligence software ClickFlow and the digital marketing agency Single Grain. He has worked with major clients such as Amazon, Airbnb, Salesforce and Uber to acquire more customers. He also hosts two podcasts with more than 30 million combined downloads to date: Marketing School with Neil Patel and Leveling Up. In this episode, we talked about digital marketing, marketing consulting, advertising, search engine marketing...
76 minutes | 2 months ago
How to Do Branding The Right Way and Save Millions on Marketing
David Litwin has been in the branding and advertising industry for over three decades, working with notable Fortune 500 companies like Hewlett Packard, IBM, Sony, Pacific Bell and Sun Microsystems. He started two agencies, the second of which generated over 3M dollars in revenue in its first 24 months of operation, and authored the books Cre8tve Success, MLK2.0, Mission, Parables & Parallels, and The Wonder Story. In this episode, we talked about brand strategy, marketing, digital and print design...
71 minutes | 2 months ago
The Unbreakable Rules Of Multi-Million Dollar Entrepreneurs
Sean Castrina has started over 20 businesses in two decades, and runs a multimillion dollar service company along with other startups. He is the host of The Ten Minute Entrepreneur podcast, and is the bestselling author of the books 8 Unbreakable Rules for Business Startup Success, The Greatest Entrepreneur in the World, and World’s Greatest Business Plan. In this episode, we talked about entrepreneurship, small business, leadership...
79 minutes | 2 months ago
How to Harness Staffing Power to Deliver Top-Quality Service and Win Life-long Customers
Al Levi has been rated as one of the 25 most influential contractors in the United States by Plumbing and Mechanical Magazine, where he has also been a longtime columnist. After starting and growing his own business, he was able to sell the business to then retire before reaching 50. He is the author of The 7-Power Contractor, and helped in co-authoring the book The Home Service Millionaire. In this episode, we talked about entrepreneurship, contracting, leadership, staffing...
59 minutes | 2 months ago
Identifying Customers’ Pain Points to Become The Preferred Solution in Your Industry
Bryan Clayton is the CEO and cofounder of GreenPal, an online marketplace that connects homeowners with local lawn care professionals. Described as the “Uber for lawn care” by Entrepreneur magazine, GreenPal has over 100,000 active users completing thousands of transactions per day, and more than $20 million in annual revenue. Bryan was also the founder of Peachtree Inc, a company which grew from 0 to 150 employees until 2013. In this episode, we talked about small business growth, marketing, profitability...
69 minutes | 3 months ago
How To Fine-Tune Your Recruitment Process to Find the Best Talent
Laura Tolhoek is a Certified Human Resource Leader (CHRL) through the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA), with over 15 years of experience in using sound HR practices with a pragmatic approach to improve business performance. As the proprietor of Essential HR Canada, she and her team work with clients, including major players in the restaurant, foodservice and retail world, in sorting through details and providing solutions. In this episode, we talked about recruitment, employee development, employee retention...
58 minutes | 3 months ago
How to Build and Stack Value in Your Business To Keep Customers Coming Back
Jim Fetter is the owner of Aire Serv of Sumter, a provider of commercial and residential heater and air conditioning services in Sumter, South Carolina. Formerly the owner of an HVAC business called Jim’s Heating & Air Conditioning, he decided to become an Aire Serv franchisee in 2015, bringing nearly three decades of experience in the HVAC industry to the table. In this episode, we talked about small business, HVAC, franchising...
57 minutes | 3 months ago
Developing a Positive Money Mindset to Achieve Profitability in Business
Shawnna Weber is the CEO of Edgewood Business Solutions and the host of the Faces of Finance podcast. In 2011, she started the company, which specializes in business consulting, accounting, and bookkeeping. Collaborating with entrepreneurs, her team has managed over $60 million in assets across their client base, and have negotiated and implemented strategies saving companies over $1 million over the past 6 years. In this episode, we talked about accounting, strategic planning, bookkeeping...
47 minutes | 3 months ago
Having the Right Mindset and Strategy to Earn $1 Million in Sales on a $40,000 Budget
Peter Lewis is an entrepreneur based in Ephrata, Pennsylvania. He is the president of 7XDirect, a firm that specializes in lead generation and advertising for HVAC companies. 7XDirect’s long-term vision is to become the best marketing for home services that money can buy. In this episode, we talked about marketing, blogging, data analysis, social media, lead generation...
55 minutes | 3 months ago
Embracing a Data-Driven Approach to Give Your Business a Competitive Edge
Marc Tatarsky is the SVP of Marketing at FieldAware, a field service management software company. Throughout his 25 years of professional marketing and business experience, he has held various leadership positions in Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and Consulting. This industry veteran has served as an agent of growth at some of the world’s largest technology companies, including Pactera Technologies, Accenture and NTT Data Services. In this episode, we talked about marketing, finance, human resources, project management, consulting, international development, data...
75 minutes | 3 months ago
Running a Debt-Free Business With Strategic Planning and Execution
Wesley Bloeme is a young entrepreneur who was able to graduate debt-free because of his business pursuits. He started College Student Pressure Washing as a way to earn extra money during his Freshman year. After graduating, he grew his company under a new brand, WiseGuys Pro-Wash, which is now the fastest growing, highest rated exterior cleaning company in Atlanta. In this episode, we talked about pressure washing, customer service, leadership, sales...
66 minutes | 3 months ago
Understanding the Four Aspects of Leadership to Get Your Team To Commit 100%
Val Sigmon is the President of Entrematic, a global leader in entrance automation. He began his career in 1995 as an assistant Door Center manager at Amarr (now part of Entrematic). Since then, he has held several executive roles within the company across multiple areas, including sales, customer service, product structure, applications engineering, supply chain, and human resources. In this episode, we talked about sales management, new business development, customer service...
58 minutes | 3 months ago
Developing Accountability In Your Business To Achieve Your Goals with Consistency
Randy Stanbury is the author of The Small Business Freedom Formula, and is the founder and CEO of 4 Level Coach. At only 23 years of age, he founded Service Freight Systems in 1995, grew the business until it generated multiple-millions-of-dollars in annual revenue and eventually sold it for a considerable amount. Now, he works with entrepreneurs in finding freedom by leveraging employees' strengths. In this episode, we talked about coaching, leadership, entrepreneurship, strategy...
68 minutes | 4 months ago
How to Become The Number #1 Contractor In Your Industry and Get More Customers
Dave Euse had two decades of experience in SEO and raising the profile of clients on the online realm. Now, he’s a year into running a service that connects homeowners with top-quality contractors, ensuring a successful professional relationship for both parties. In this episode, we talked about leadership development, business consulting, marketing, consulting, demand generation, performance marketing...
56 minutes | 4 months ago
Building a Stellar Reputation to Grow a Company by 535% in Just One Year
Susan Frew is the author of Pufferfish Effect. A CEO, professional speaker, and business coach, she propelled her family business to reach the Inc. 5000 with her own formula and experience, simultaneously overcoming a devastating employee theft that almost took their company down. She has coached 150 different companies and 17 different trades to success during the 2008 Recession, and has honed her skills across two decades to help business owners overcome adversity and achieve success. In this episode, we talked about business consulting, leadership development, change management, budgeting...
69 minutes | 4 months ago
Applying Effective Growth Strategies to Keep a Seasonal Business Thriving
Josh Trees started We Hang Christmas Lights, a Christmas light installation business, in 1997 for residential and commercial clients in Temecula, California. By the third year of his business, he hit a net profit of right around $138,000, and to this day, his business continues to enjoy the benefits of incredibly fast growth. In this episode, we talked about marketing, business strategy, recruitment, seasonal businesses...
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