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The Nuances of Writing an Electrical Contractor Business Plan

The Nuances of Writing an Electrical Contractor Business Plan

The thought of writing a business plan can be a little overwhelming. After all, a business plan is a complex document. However, just because it’s complicated doesn’t mean it’s not worthwhile. Your electrical contractor business plan is a great way to lay the foundation for a successful business, raise capital, and prepare for your future. Here, we’ll cover some of the nuances of writing a…

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3 Ways to Grow Your Business with Customer Care

3 Ways to Grow Your Business with Customer Care

Taking care of your customers can be just as beneficial to your business as completing great work. Your customers want to feel that their needs have been met, their concerns have been heard, and that they have been well taken care of. Customers who feel this way are more likely to give your company positive word of mouth advertising than customers who had a bad…

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The Importance of Branding for Your Contractor Company

The Importance of Branding for Your Contractor Company

You’ve definitely got the skill sets to do all the construction work at a high level for your company. But in this day and age, that isn’t enough to succeed as a contractor company. You need to have a long-term business plan that includes a solid branding strategy. Without creating and maintaining a recognizable brand, you’re just one of a thousand other companies that may…

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How the CSLB’s New Classification Law Would Affect California State Contractors

How the CSLB’s New Classification Law Would Affect California State Contractors

There are a few very unfortunate contractor classification laws in California that have confused and stunted economic growth. The exciting news is that the Contractors State License Board is reformatting certain legislation to make allowance for a whole new class of contractors. This should stimulate the economy by creating a wider work pool for California state contractors. C1 Non-Structural Remodel Repair This new legislation would…

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The LLC Contractor’s License: Pros & Cons

The LLC Contractor’s License: Pros & Cons

If your business is growing and succeeding, you may be considering applying for an LLC contractor’s license. Before you make the leap, it is important to know exactly you’re getting into. There are some significant pros and cons that may inform you as to whether it’s the right time to take that next step. Here are some of the most important things to know: Pro:…

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How a Contractor’s License School in California Can Help You Get Ahead in Business

How a Contractor’s License School in California Can Help You Get Ahead in Business

Very few people achieve sustainable business success just by having one good idea. Even if you accomplish that idea and are able to offer a great product to a client base, that’s still only the beginning. The next step is figuring out how to run a business that will continue to grow long term. This is where enrolling in a contractor’s license school in California…

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8 Ideas for a Successful Contracting Company Website

8 Ideas for a Successful Contracting Company Website

As a contractor, you build tangible things: foundations, buildings, roads, and more. In order to do that, customers need to be able to find you. These days, the best way to attract leads and prospective clients is through a great website. Just like the contracting work you do every day, your website needs planning, the right materials, and a team with the best skills to…

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How to Build a Solid Contractor Marketing Strategy

How to Build a Solid Contractor Marketing Strategy

When you’re working a job you need a well thought out plan, the right tools and supplies, and the proper skills to get the job done right. The same is true for your marketing strategy. Marketing strategies for contractors are a lot like blueprints: they lay out the goals of your business and detail the tools and supplies you’ll need to accomplish the job. Keep…

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3 Contracting License Mistakes to Avoid

3 Contracting License Mistakes to Avoid

Getting your contractor’s license is a smart business decision because it lets you take on jobs with real profit potential and gives your contracting business a professional image that customers can trust. In fact, in California, anyone who performs work on a project valued at $500 or more (including labor and materials) must hold or work under a valid contractor’s license from the state Contractor’s…

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