Category Archives: BUSINESS BUILDERS

Are You Ready for Next Year? 2023 Business Planning Tips from the PCA

This article by Tom Reber is the fourth in a series from PPC and the Painting Contractors Association (PCA) designed to help you understand and prepare for the challenges of business growth.

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Addressing the Labor Shortage: Industry Leaders Work with Local Agencies to Develop New Painting Talent

As professional painting contractors are all too aware, there is an acute worker shortage affecting not only the coatings industry but the building trades as a whole. Now, some forward-thinking industry leaders are banding together to do something about it.

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Growth Tips from the PCA: Delegation Requires Follow-through and Follow-up

This article by Daphne Young is the third in a new four-part series from PPC and the Painting Contractors Association (PCA) designed to help you understand and prepare for the challenges of business growth.
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PRO+ductive Solutions Launched to Help Ease Contractor Challenges

Have you heard yourself say any of the following?

  • “I need to be more productive.”
  • “I spend more time on paperwork than painting or growing my business.”
  • “Most of my jobs require my crews to be efficient – get in, get out, but do a quality job.”
  • “Demand for work is higher than ever, I need my crews to do more jobs to keep up with demand.”

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Social Media 101 for Painting Contractors

Sherwin-Williams offers step-by-step instructions on how to set up pages and start advertising

Stumped by social media and how it might help grow your business?

Many painting contractors are growing a successful social media presence. And your Sherwin-Williams rep can direct you to a new guide from Sherwin-Williams that will show you how, featuring specific sections on using Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and other platforms, as well as an extended section on creating Facebook ads. Continue reading Social Media 101 for Painting Contractors

The Nuts and Bolts of Making (and Losing) Money, from the PCA

This article by Chris Moore is the second in a new four-part series from PPC and the Painting Contractors Association (PCA) designed to help you understand and prepare for the challenges of business growth.
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Better Branding for a Digital World: 3 Ways to Elevate Your Online Presence

In this article, Terry Begue, professional painting contractor and author of Attract and Keep Customers for Life, shares his insights on three ways to elevate your online presence.

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Customer Pain Points: How One Commercial Painting Company Resolves Them

More than three decades ago, The Kaloutas Company was busy building a distinguished name for itself with a record of successful and efficient painting projects for commercial and industrial customers throughout New England.
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