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Monday, November 06, 2006

Coaching: Change Your Business for Life

Quality advice for any trade or profession! One major key to success is a quality finished product. Something you can put your name on ;)


Coaching: Change Your Business for Life:

"RISMEDIA, November 6, 2006—Growing up the son of a house painter in Ireland, I was taught a very important, guiding principle by my dad that I practice to this day. At the end of each day, he’d look at my work, and ask, “Well, son, can you put your name to that?”

If I couldn’t put my name to the work I’d done, he’d have me do it over again.

Not only did this give me an appreciation for doing the work right, it instilled a level of integrity that became one of the core values..."

Suburban Journals - Business

Heads up painters here is yet another article talking about the power of referral based marketing... Not to mention a great niche to earn some side income with...


Suburban Journals - Business:

"It was the first of almost 1,000 homes Sieve has now painted, and the start of her own company, Murals and More, which offers wall murals, faux finishing and hand-painted furniture and interior layout.

Sieve said that up until now, she has built her business strictly by word-of-mouth, and that almost half of her customers have invited her back for new projects.

Coaching: Manager's Corner: With the Referral System, Life Comes First

What a great aticle! It illustrates my point about referral based marketing and how powerful it is.

My Painting for Profits eBook shows painters how to quickly, cheaply, and effortlessly build a solid foundation of quality referral sources.

Coaching: Manager's Corner: With the Referral System, Life Comes First:

"Why is working by referral a proven strategy for success in any business climate?

Working by referral is a proven strategy because trial and error is eliminated. It is time tested and trust is built in.

Have the basic elements of working by referral changed? If so, how?

Not really. Technology moves us faster and connects us globally, instantly. We gather information on the Internet, however, people represent and serve us.

If you go back to Brian’s original inspiration for starting this company, it was based on the century-old practice of his family’s painting business in Ireland.

Although technology and transportation may make getting together easier, it’s always reverting back to face-to-face, or person-to-person interaction. That’s why this system works so well. "

Sunday, November 05, 2006

Research contractors carefully before hiring one - Nashville, Tennessee - Saturday, 11/04/06 -

Here is an article that outlines why you should educate your customers and always do quality work...

Research contractors carefully before hiring one - Nashville, Tennessee - Saturday, 11/04/06 -

"Evans adds that this is why it's important to get references from more than one source.

''We have testimonials on our Web site, but I advise people to call someone else, too. Someone unsolicited,'' Evans said."