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  1. Business, Marketing, and Sales
    When someone questions how we price a job, depending on how much we want to work with the customer, we'll either tell them one of two things: 1) if it's a very small difference in price, such as, a couple of hundred more than they were expecting to pay (and they seem like people we want to work...
  2. Business, Marketing, and Sales
    Hi Everyone, I am interested in doing small interior and exterior painting jobs like, decks and fences etc. in the Boston Area problem is... I do not know how to price these jobs...! I have experience painting interiors & have done a couple of decks for friends & family. I actually like...
  3. General Painting Discussion
    Does anyone know if BM or SW have brand/company-specific contractor programs? Deals or discounts? I have been using Valspar products but thinking about switching.
  4. New Member Introductions
    Please help us with bidding Hello everyone! I've just become a partner in a residential painting business with a friend of mine, we've been friends for 15 years and he's an excellent painter with 12 years experience but no business skills. I'm a residential hvac salesmen for a large company in...
  5. Business, Marketing, and Sales
    One of the most challenging aspects of running a contracting business is estimating jobs. For someone with little experience, estimating can be a rather scary endeavor (it can also be scary for someone with tons of experience). After all, the accuracy of the estimate will have a huge impact on...
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