Tag Archives: PRO+ Training Series

Set Your Business Apart

These tools and resources can give your business a competitive advantage

In a crowded painting market, you want to give your business every possible advantage. Standing out from the crowd means consistently reevaluating your business practices, seeking out learning opportunities for you and your crew, and finding the right tools and resources—like the ones found in the Sherwin-Williams PRO+ program—no matter what your business needs are. These are the things that can help you gain an edge over your competitors. Continue reading Set Your Business Apart

The Next Generation

Retain talented painters by investing in their careers

Two of the biggest challenges facing painting business owners are how to recruit talented young painters and how to keep them once you do. But both problems can be solved by developing a strong culture of mentorship within your organization. Continue reading The Next Generation

Building a Bid That Wins

Hone your process to land more jobs

Building and winning bids is one of the most important parts of growing your painting business. After all, you’re not the only painter out there. According to a 2021 survey, 46 percent of homeowners received quotes from at least two different painters for their home. Standing out from the crowd means your bids need to impress potential customers with their preparation, their professionalism, and, yes, their price point.

Chris Moore, founder of Elite Business Advisors, and Shane Fast, owner of Renew Painting of the Carolinas, share their best practices for job estimates in the Sherwin-Williams PRO+ Training Series webinar “Estimating Like a PRO.” While crafting the perfect bid is more of an art than a science, the advice they offer can help you hone your bids and land more jobs. Continue reading Building a Bid That Wins