The Fixx – February 2013

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February 2013
Welcome to The Fixx!

Welcome to the fourth issue of Fixxbook’s e-newsletter. As we continue our plunge into 2013 we have been hard at work creating, designing and building all new features to make Fixxbook an even stronger tool for Contractors. With many new releases and updates just on the horizon, we’re getting excited to share the fruits of our labor with you. As we continue to update and grow, we want to remind you that we’re always looking for feedback from a Contractor’s point-of-view so please feel free to let us know how we’re doing.


Features + Functions

Introducing ‘My Agreements’ Alerts

Our new Agreement Management tool brings a new level of organization to Fixxbook. “My Agreements” will allow Facilities Managers and Contractors to stay on top of all of their contracts, agreements and terms & conditions using automated alerts…Read more.

Update to Your Profile’s Layout

As we’ve mentioned, we are making a lot of improvements here at Fixxbook. One update you will be seeing this week will be the reorganization of your Profile’s navigation tabs. When you log into Fixxbook, the tabs will be consolidated into ‘My Fixxbook’ and ‘My Company’. The ‘Admin’ and ‘My Profile’ pages will be merged under Settings. Also the new feature Announcements will be moved from the top right to the bottom right of your screen.



Fixxbook Launches FixXchange – Online Commercial Barter Exchange
“We’re excited to provide our members with this powerful resource to conserve cash,” said Fixxbook President, Eric Schechter. “And with over $100,000,000 worth of products and services to trade for, there’s something for everyone.”…Read more.



Contracting Franchisor and Franchisees Find Value in Fixxbook Private Network
The Dwyer Group, a franchisor made up of 7 individual contracting brands, is now using Fixxbook’s Private Network service. This means that all of their individual company owners will have a profile on Fixxbook; and all will roll up into the main network called Dwyer Services. For Dwyer – a Fixxbook PN enables them to provide all of their franchisees with equal exposure to new business opportunities…Read more.


Contractor Corner

Dirty Sock Syndrome- What Is It?

David Kottke of Fox Service Company writes; Do you get a mildew-type odor when your HVAC system first starts up? If you do, here is why…Read more.

Contractors: if you’d like to be a guest blogger in upcoming issues of The Fixx, please contact us at for submission guidelines.



RFMA 2013 Annual Conference
Fixxbook will be exhibiting at the RFMA 2013 Annual Conference in Orlando on March 10th-12th, 2013. Make sure stop by our Booth, #423, to say hello. Make sure you also grab a “Listed on Fixxbook” placard to show the Prospective Clients that you mean business.


Tips of the Trade

Facility Managers Can Now Search for Contractors by Profile Score!

What do these new search improvements mean for you, the contractor? If your profile is full and regularly updated then it means more business! If your profile score is lacking, try some of these helpful tips…Read more.


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