3 Ways to Eliminate Overwhelm

Being a business owner or an independent contractor comes with a boatload of responsibilities, and every single one of your results as a company or a salesman ultimately depends fully on your ability to manage your time, discipline yourself to take care of tasks, and really to “show up” every day to produce and create…

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Where to Find & Hire New Roofing Salesmen

Perhaps one of the (seemingly) hardest parts of this business is “finding good salesmen,” or “finding people who are willing to do a job like this.” You might get lucky and every now and again come across someone who is already comfortable with commission-only pay structure and has been in sales their whole life, but…

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Multi-Step Canvassing Approach

Client and sales manager Robert and I talk about the mailer campaign coupled with a door-knocking approach and strategy we discussed to follow-up the mailers in a timely manner with a canvassing team proved to be a successful method in the heart of January for generating business. What would a simple 10% increase in your lead…

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Overhead & Profit Made Easy

One of the most sought-after line items on claims is good old fashioned O&P, so consequently it’s one of the tougher things to get approved as insurance carriers attempt to mitigate loss with more and more difficult objections….unless you get it the Roof Sales Mastery way.  Client Nick and I discuss the letter we use…

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Legitimately Supplementing Claims

In-house supplementer Joey and I discuss “to supplement or not to supplement” with claims that are technically paid “enough” (or more than enough) to do the job, but are still missing legitimate items that could be and SHOULD be included in the scope, keeping in mind the reality of the matter is that if the…

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Can’t You Just Give Me a Bid?

We’ve all heard this ugly question, but few have learned how to masterfully a) prevent it, and b) handle it effectively when and if it does pop up. Your sales presentation should eliminate the request for simply a “bid,” but if it doesn’t, it’s crucial to diagnose the source of the objection and handle it…

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What Roofing Company Owners Should Be Doing NOW to Prepare for a Successful 2015

  Hopefully you came out of 2014 with a profitable year, learned some new lessons along the way about how to run your business or deal with your team better, and took some time to enjoy the fruits of your labor. Christmas has passed, the New Year has begun, and even though the frosty mornings…

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Cheap, Easy Roof Sales Referrals

Every storm restoration salesman and roofing contractor is constantly after more leads. Between door knocking, mailers, telemarketing, radio ads, commercials, billboards, yard signs, and door hangers, one of the most direct ways to get a virtual “deal in the bag” is through referrals. Referrals in the roofing industry kick ass. They’re a shoo-in contract as…

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Why Hating Knocking Doors Can Be Your Biggest Advantage

Forget everything you’ve ever heard about door to door roof sales. Overly enthusiastic, too-nice and “all smiles” salespeople will get chewed up and spit out in storm restoration. Door knocking in roofing sales is sort of a necessary evil, and while there are plenty of ways to get leads besides knocking doors, canvassing is still…

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Expediting Insurance Mortgage Checks

Mortgage checks holding up your cash flow? In the insurance claim roofing and storm restoration sales industry, waiting on checks can really put a wrench in your progress. Instead of waiting around for the check to show up or for the bank to call, take a PROACTIVE approach. Business owner John and I discuss maintaining healthy…

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