Facility managers searching for high quality service providers often find themselves struggling to locate quality professionals that offer the needed services in a reliable, consistent manner. This can lead to frustration and wasted time, with the tendency to settle for contractors that do not offer the best quality of services – simply because they can be found.
Contractors that are interested in finding work will need to put effort and attention into marketing themselves to facility managers in order to make themselves visible and attractive in prospective clients. This can be one of the greatest challenges of being a contractor, but once handled properly it will bring these professionals into connection with the facility managers that need them. Read more.
A person looking to find work as a certified contractor must first ensure he gets the required certification from his specific state. Each single state has its own prerequisites and rules that must be fulfilled before one gets certified as a contractor. A key requirement for all contractors is that they must pass the state exam. If a contractor happens to move to another state, he is required to sit for the state exam in that particular state before he can start working as a contractor there. While a contractor is not required to be certified in all the different states before he or she can begin practicing as a contractor, it is advisable to do so as he will be able to get more work when he or she is certified in various states. Read more.
Dallas/Fort Worth, TX – The Minority Contractor Network (MCN), a B2B web service aimed at connecting verified Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) with new business opportunities from the retail, restaurant and hospitality sectors launched today, using Fixxbook® as it’s core software platform. Read more.
Finding the right contractor for the job takes a little research. If youâre talking about a job on commercial property like an office building or retail space, itâs obviously important to hire someone who is both qualified and experienced, whether youâre talking about an electrician, plumber or landscape contractor.Â That said, thereâs more to the contractor vetting process than experience or even recommendations. It is also very important to find a contractor who has the right insurance for this specific job. Read more.
In a digital environment, the internet offers enormous opportunities for generating interest in your business. Even the shopping habits of customers have changed. They do not anymore rely on print and mass media advertisements alone. They take the initiative to look for the product or service they need through the web. As a contractor, therefore, it makes good business sense to position your business well and increase your online visibility so that facilities managers can easily find you.
Let’s take a look at some alternative lead generation strategies that commercial contractors can do online in order to be easily found by customers and corner large contracts: Read more.