• February 19, 2024
    Estimating with the Future in Mind
  • January 19, 2024
    Win more bids with smart bidding strategies
  • December 26, 2023
    Whether you’re dealing with customers, suppliers, or prospects, you’re involved in this complex challenge we refer to as negotiation. The success of your business is largely dependent on your negotiation skills. In this article, we’re going to break down the negotiation process into four fundamental steps so you have a better idea how to approach this sector of your business.
  • October 16, 2023
    It hasn't been until recent years that a contractor who installs LEDs had no need to focus on the specifics of the design, including how the customer can expect the lighting to perform and whether or not it meets their expectations. But much like many other things in this world, electrical contractor roles have evolved in tandem with design-build projects pull in contractors into the layout and engineering...
  • July 26, 2023
    How can firms improve billing and reduce overhead for residential and lighter commercial service jobs, all while streamlining quotations? One excellent option is a flat-rate pricing system.
  • June 26, 2023
    Before venturing into a renovation estimating project, you'll want to learn as much as you can about the existing building. Let's discuss a few points you should be sure to cover.
  • May 29, 2023
    7 Tips to Controlling Costs for Electrical Contractors
  • April 6, 2023
    You may wonder why an electrical estimator would spend much time focusing on the electrical rooms and switchgear as they try to determine potential lost labor on a job. How much of a difference can these rooms actually in the grand scheme of the overall project?
  • March 20, 2023
    Lost time has increased over the years, you need to include that time in your estimates
  • February 27, 2023
    By analyzing trends in your estimating, you can discover what works and what doesn’t, thereby refining your estimating skills and increasing your company’s future success ratio.
  • May 16, 2022
    The importance of developing a relationship with general contractors
  • April 19, 2022
    How can predictions be accurate enough to ensure that the contractor will benefit from taking on a future project?
  • February 23, 2022
    Now more than ever an online presence is key to doing business in today’s increasingly connected world.
  • January 3, 2022
    How to Avoid Estimating Errors
  • December 14, 2021
    Being at the top of the game requires sharp skills, especially if you want to stand out. Here are a few essential skills for electrical estimators.
  • March 3, 2021
    Can Construction Apps Help Your Business
  • July 22, 2020
    More to Feeders than you may think..
  • November 29, 2017
    Here is some advice on how to leverage those bid opportunities to increase your jobs and grow your company
  • November 1, 2017
    There are some ways you can build successful, lasting business relationships in the current professional world.
  • September 10, 2017
    Drive Sales and Profit by Bidding in Your Sweet Spot
  • September 10, 2017
    Learn how to be successful using a bid strategy to win more bids
  • August 28, 2017
    Electrical Contractors need to save money anywhere they can. Here is one way to do it.
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