5 Reasons a Financial Dashboard is Important to your Small Business

Whatever industry you work in, understanding the financial aspect of your small business can be quite overwhelming. You may get regular reports on what the company is doing; however, it may not be something you can easily understand. This is precisely where financial dashboards come in and why they are so critical to the success of your company.

It is vital as a part of any business that you thoroughly understand what your financial numbers mean. You also need to be able to leverage that knowledge to improve your success further. Discover why financial dashboards are so essential and how to get yours started.

Understanding the Keys to an Accurate Bidding Process

When it comes to construction and trade businesses (plumbers, HVAC Contractors, Electrical Contractors, etc.), accurately estimating and bidding potential jobs is the most crucial and fundamental aspect of a successful project. Remember, there is a difference between general estimates and firm bids. An estimate is an approximation to give clients an idea of what to expect. A quote, or bid, is a fixed dollar value based on a specific time frame.

There are several components of the bidding process that need to be understood and properly executed to complete a job that is both fair and lucrative. Here are some key points to keep in mind.

5 Signs You May Need a Trade Focused Business Coaching Firm

​​Some problems are just too big to handle on your own. There are plenty of business coaches out there that are experts in helping you achieve the vision you have for your business—no matter how off track you’ve gotten. That being said, make sure you vet them properly, and also make sure they have extensive experience in working with builders, remodelers and/or Trade Companies.  Below, we’ve gathered 5 indicators that it could be time for some of that extra help.

6 Methods for Small Businesses to Increase Website Traffic

Finding success on the internet is hard. You might feel like your small business is invisible on the world wide web—the numbers you’re bringing in just aren’t what you had hoped they would be. Luckily, the smallest changes can make the biggest difference, without costing you a penny. We’ve collected 6 simple ways to bring more traffic to your small business’s website.

How to Create Better Lead Generation Opportunities for your Small Business

Small businesses face many challenges in the day to day, one of which is simply bringing in the people they want to do business with. Lead generation can look tricky from the outside, but with a little push in the right direction, your business can get a generation strategy that works for you in no time. Below are our best tips and tricks to generating more leads for your small business.