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Crafting Success, Building Bonds with the PCA

Founded in 1884, the Painting Contractors Association (PCA) is on a mission to help painting contractors run efficient and profitable businesses. In this article, Lauren Forman of the PCA outlines some of the ways that paint pros can benefit from membership in this nonprofit trade organization.
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What’s the Next Step for Your Business?

Take your business from simple startup to multimillion-dollar enterprise

Are you in a rut with your business? Are you hesitating over whether it’s the right time to hire a salesperson, promote a member of your crew, or finally get off the truck yourself? These are part of the natural growing pains of running a successful business, a feeling that Brandon Vaughn—owner of Wise Coatings and chief strategist of Conquer Coaching—knows all too well.

Vaughn says there are five stages for every business owner, ranging from a startup one-man operation to an executive running multiple businesses. Continue reading What’s the Next Step for Your Business?

Navigating the Talent: Hiring and Recruiting Strategies for Success in the Painting Industry

Once again in 2023, PPC is teaming up with the Painting Contractors Association (PCA) on a series of articles to help you grow and improve your painting business. This year’s theme: Productivity is the path to profitability. In this article, PCA marketing specialist Lauren Forman shares some of the organization’s best hiring and recruiting practices for painting company owners and managers. Continue reading Navigating the Talent: Hiring and Recruiting Strategies for Success in the Painting Industry

Never Guesstimate Again: The Foolproof Way to Estimate Painting Projects

Once again in 2023, PPC is teaming up with the Painting Contractors Association (PCA) on a series of articles to help you grow and improve your painting business. This year’s theme: Productivity is the path to profitability. In this article, Jon Bryant, CEO of Paint Scout, shares his secrets for foolproof estimating.
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My 5 Biggest Mistakes, and the Lessons I Learned from Them to Improve My Business

In this article, PPC contributing writer Terry Begue talks about the biggest mistakes he made when he started his Ohio-based residential painting company, and what he did to correct them and turn his business around.
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