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Hey Badass Business Owner!
Stress! It is all around us in our businesses. Right? How do I get everything done? How do I keep track of my appointments when I left my paper calendar at home or in the car? Did the customer pay that invoice? So frustrating!
Let’s face it, you are running around like a chicken with your head cut off trying to answer phones, schedule jobs, and send out bids, not to mention those invoices so you can get paid!
I want to share with you, two amazing tools for service-based businesses that will make your life so much easier when trying to organize your jobs & get paid. Not to mention, create future business!
IS THERE SUCH A THING?
What if there was a tool that could help you schedule & keep track of each job, take care of your bids & invoicing, let you get paid immediately, build a long-term relationship with your clients, & provide tools to help you grow your business? Well, there is!
Plus, you can use it on your smartphone, tablet, iPad, laptop, or computer! All in one place. A one-stop shop if you will.
Would it be worth at least checking out?
If you have not heard of them, you need to. Believe me! They will change the way you run your business!
We are going to take a look at what these two online services have to offer you, but, if you are like me, and you tend to skim what you are reading and just want to check out their websites, then here are the links. Housecall Pro or Jobber
For the rest of you, keep reading (or skimming), and let me tell you about the excellent features that Housecall Pro & Jobber have to help you and your business stay up to date on your service calls, invoicing, marketing, and your business numbers.
SCHEDULING WITH EASE
Let's start with Scheduling. Ditch the paper calendar and put all your scheduling into the cloud-based Housecall Pro & Jobber software. You can easily check your availability and schedule your next service call from anywhere. No more having to drag around a paper calendar or worry about losing it! Housecall Pro & Jobber have it right there for you to look at anytime and anywhere!
You can assign jobs to team members with the click of a button, and it will automatically send an appointment reminder to your customers! So quick, so easy! You will free up more of your time to work ON the business vs IN the business. Or spend some quality time with your family.
QUOTES/ESTIMATES MADE SIMPLE
All your bids can be done with Housecall Pro & Jobber. It is so easy and user-friendly! No more having to type up a bid and try to get it to format correctly. This is all built-in on the website with your logo, design, and contact information. Once you set it up, you are ready to go. Nice and Easy. Do your bids/estimates quicker & professionally.
COMMUNICATING WITH YOUR CUSTOMER
Never has communicating with your customer been easier! These programs allow you to use text communication thorough out the transaction. Most of it is automated so you don’t have to worry if you sent the reminder text/email. No need to wonder if your customer remembers their appointment. Customers love to stay in the loop, and you look like a hero due to your great communication and follow-up. From the beginning to the end.
Oh, and that is not all! Once the service has been completed, you can have a text sent asking for a review! It all works seamlessly in the app, so no more awkwardness in asking for those Google reviews. We all know that when someone is looking for help, they pull out their trusty smartphone & start to Google it. We want you to be found. These reviews tell them, you are the business to use!
SHOW ME THE MONEY! $$$ – INVOICING & Getting PAID
Who doesn't like to get paid? I know I do! I am sure you do too!
Housecall Pro & Jobber’s invoicing systems will send the invoice automatically, once the job is complete. No more manual paper invoices for you my friend! Don't worry about the branding either. Housecall Pro & Jobber systems are set up for you to add your own branding.
Since it is automated, you get paid much faster. Since the customer will have the bill immediately, they often will just pay online with their credit card. No more chasing people to write you a check! And even better… Housecall Pro & Jobber can be linked with your Quickbooks account. Saving you time & money.
MANAGING YOUR TEAM!
When scheduling a job, you can easily assign it to a team member. Using the app, you can see where your employees are in their tasks for the day. Housecall Pro & Jobber make it so effortless to check in and make sure everyone is running efficiently. Once again, giving you more time to work ON your business!
MARKETING AND GROWING YOUR BUSINESS
Since you will have more time to work ON your business using these tools, what do you do with it?
What if I told you that they also have ways to stay in touch with your customers? Folks that already know, like, and trust you (the best kind by the way!).
By using Housecall Pro & Jobber’s marketing tools, you can stay in touch with your customers before, during, and after the transaction. You can also send out emails or texts when you have a special or promotion running. Remember, people don’t need you until they need you. Your goal is to make sure they know you will always be there when they need you. The need pops up, and they see your text or email, and BOOM! They call you to help.
Staying connected with your past customers has never been easier. Create postcards or use the auto-generated emails features to stay in touch with your customers. You can share a special promotion you are running or a coupon you are offering. More business means more money!!
KNOW YOUR BUSINESS NUMBERS
And finally, Housecall Pro & Jobber have powerful analytics & reports to show you how your business is doing! They have tools to help you dive into all kinds of areas of your business. And we both know how much I want you to know your business numbers. My heart swells with excitement.
These programs give you access to all kinds of reporting tools. Track your business's progress and make decisions easier with the helpful reports you can pull. Some examples of reports you can pull are job status, revenue, and customer feedback. Just to name a few. These analytics can help show you just how Badass you are doing. But they also let you know of areas you need to improve. We all know that Badass Business Owners, LOVE the numbers of their business. Data gives you the knowledge to make more money!
I have personally spoken to service-based business owners who hate & fear technology, yet, they ramble on in excitement when they explain how easy it is to use Housecall Pro or Jobber. You would never know they hated technology. It is that easy!
If you are looking to streamline your business, simplify your calendar, get those bids out quicker, invoice promptly (& get paid!), stay in touch with your customers, and grow your business with easy-to-pull reports. You need to check out Housecall Pro or Jobber. You might just be surprised at how much easier it is to run your business.
You will not be disappointed! Take your business to the next level!
Ultimately it comes down to How Much Is Your Time Worth?
Now! Get out there and be the Badass Business Owner I know you are!!!
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