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Top Data and Contact Tools for the Trades

The top 12 contact and property data providers for home service pros. Finding future customers with targeted outbound marketing starts with finding the 'targets' to market.

The Best Podcasts For The Trades

Learning and community resources for the trades. Podcasts to help you learn about your industry and how to grow your business from experts and people who have already been in your shoes.

How to find the RIGHT leads in home services

How you can use a defined ideal customer profile (ICP) and some new targeting techniques to lower your cost to add customers and increase the value of each of your leads.

What is the cost of showing up for a bad fit? 

Download our free calculator and see how much it costs your business to show up (even to someone who isn't a good fit for your business).

The customer is NOT always right

How the idea that "the customer is always right' is hurting your business and costing you more than you realize.

Putting Your Data To Work: Making data driven decisions in Home Services

Data can be your strategic advantage in growing your home service business. We break down five key considerations in making your home services business data driven so that you can make more money.

Tips for Training Your Team to Upsell & Cross-sell

How to drive incremental profits out of your existing customer by creating a standardized process for upsell and cross sell.

STOP WASTING TIME & MONEY ON BAD LEADS IN HOME SERVICES!

If you are buying leads for your home services business, STOP AND READ THIS BEFORE YOU SPEND ANY MORE MONEY ON BAD LEADS. 

How to use client feedback to grow your business

Grow your business by listening to customers and team members. How to use customer and employee feedback to improve your business and grow your revenue.

Transparency Sells! 

Win more by being more transparent with buyers and building trust. Here are five strategies for building a more transparent customer experience to drive business and repeat customer engagements.

Payment Best Practices in Home Services

Getting Paid vs Getting Played

6 Exit Options for Your Home Services Business

Six potential ways to exit your home services business and cash in on your asset.

How to Build Company Culture to Increase Business Success

Creating and maintaining a strong company culture can reduce employee turnover, increase efficiency and productivity, improve the customer experience, create a stronger sense of community, and promote innovation. Here's how to do it.

The Best Conferences and Events for the Trades in 2024/2025

Discover the biggest and best trade shows for home-services professionals in 2024/2025. We look forward to seeing you at as many of these events as we can. 

5 Strategies for Growing Your Home-Services Business

It's a new year full of new opportunities to grow your business. If you don't already have a growth strategy in place, here are some ideas to help you make this year your best one yet.

How to Use Online Reviews to Attract New Customers

Learn how to "crack the code" for online reviews on Google and other platforms to improve your rankings and results.

GlassHouse Seed Funding

We were excited to be featured in the Nashville Business Journal. Announcing our seed funding and company launch. https://www.bizjournals.com/nashville/news/2024/01/16/glasshouse-tech-startup-funding-investor.html

Sales Training Tactics

Sales Strategies and Tactics - Adapting sales strategies from multiple industries to drive your home services business. 

Technology Enabled Businesses In Home Services - How Tech Can Help You Grow

With a growing number of technologies to help home services businesses. Let's dive into the landscape and look at how tech enabled businesses can create meaningful competitive advantages. 

3 Data Points to Help You EXPLODE Your Profits!

We are going to walk you through how you can use customer data to cut out poor performing business lines and refocus your company on where you have strong market PULL and good revenue potential. 

4 Cross-Sell and Upsell Plays to Run in Home Services

Here are 4 plays you can run to help improve upsells and cross-sells to your customers and improve your margins and growth.

How to Put Customer Data to Work

Understanding your customers' needs, preferences, and behaviors is essential if you want your pest control business to thrive in an increasingly competitive landscape.

How to Deal with Unsuitable Customers in the Pest Control Industry

Like most home services providers, pest control professionals encounter their fair share of challenges when working with customers.

Investable Business - What Are The Metrics That Matter

Breakdown of business metrics that drive valuations and how to approach investment in your services business

Remote vs Office Centric Work In The Trades

What to consider when you are looking at your in person vs remote work operating model? 

Top 10 Glass Houses

Ten amazing glass houses ranked (for fun)

If You Want To Grow… Narrow Your Focus Part-2

Continued. Focus on how you can improve your business by NOT doing everything Choose the business you want to focus on - don’t say yes to everything and drive profits

If You Want To Grow… Narrow Your Focus Part-1

Focus on how you can improve your business by NOT doing everything Choose the business you want to focus on - don’t say yes to everything and drive profits

Skilled Trades Labor Shortage

Forecast of labor shortages and impacts to business practices We are expected to see a gap of nearly two million open positions by the end of the decade for available skilled trades positions, leaving millions of roles unfilled. How can you navigate this labor environment?

P&L Format Example For Home Services

Sample P&L format for revenue and cost reporting in the home service industry.

Operating Systems for Home Services Providers

Home Services Operating Systems - A Detailed Breakdown By Category

Software Purchasing Guide for Home Services

Download a free scorecard to help you compare software solutions for your home services business.

Collections is More Costly Than You (Probably) Think

Collections fees are more expensive than you probably think. How can you be proactive to avoid costly delinquent accounts?

The Three Pillars of Home Services Industry: Accelerating Revenue Growth

Breaking down three pillars of the home services industry and delivering world class customer experience.

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