Add Your Free Listing Now to UNCLE JOE Service Pro Directory

BY: Joe & Julie Crisara

Dear Plumbers, Electricians and HVAC Techs,

As you know, Julie and I have been in the service industry 30+ years, we’ve coached thousands of contractors in the past decade. Our goal is to always bring you tools and techniques to grow your business.

And, our tech team here has a great background in technology with 20+ years experience, helping build companies including Google.

So we approach solutions for you with a blend of contracting expertise and technology prowess. New tools, new solutions. Better ways to grow your business.

With that we’re excited to debut UNCLE JOE. A place where contractors can list their services free and customers can find reliable ones quickly and easily.

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Is Winging it Killing Your Business? 7 Reasons Your CSR Needs a Script

BY: Joe & Julie Crisara

Winging It Killing Your Business

Would you like to know the real secret of how champions are made?

You’re going to see it play out right in front of your eyes during March Madness.

The coach gathers his players around him and says, “Ok guys. Here’s how we’re going to bring the trophy home. You’re all talented, and I trust your instincts. Just go out there and do whatever you want.”

That’s how all champions are made…isn’t it?

The most famous actors wing it. The best movies are improvised, right?

And every successful business franchise in the world has learned that the secret to ultimate success is to collect your franchise fee, slap the new franchisee on the backside and say, “Go get ‘em, Tiger! I know you can do it!”

Of course, all that is obviously completely backward… Continue reading “Is Winging it Killing Your Business? 7 Reasons Your CSR Needs a Script”

10 Years of Service – A Labor Of Love

BY: Joe & Julie Crisara

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Our Story – Rising from the Ashes

Back in 1985 I was a master journeyman service technician with 10 years of service experience and then like many of you…

It happened…

Like a bolt of lightening, I was struck by an entrepreneurial seizure and decided it was time to start my first contracting business, Crisara & Son Home Comfort, a HVAC, plumbing and electrical contracting business working in new construction and remodeling in suburban northern Illinois.

Now, I knew a lot about how to work in a mechanical contracting business, but I’ll admit, I knew very little about working ON the business.

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Total Immersion Seminar Success: Million Dollar Sales Club

BY: Joe & Julie Crisara

As we’re gearing up for this year’s awesome Total Immersion seminars we wanted to let one of our past attendees share his story.

Listen to what happened in the following four days AFTER attending Total Immersion…

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Want to join the Million Dollar Club?

It’s possible with the proper sales and service approach. Don’t hold back your business any longer…

Click below, learn more about Total Immersion and commit to your success.

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Poll: Webinar or in person…which do you prefer?

BY: Joe & Julie Crisara

In the age of online many people find it convenient to do webinars or attend online classes of some sort. On the other hand, many people also enjoy getting out and attending conferences in person, meeting people and networking.

As we gear up for 2016 we want to know which you prefer (if you do). A Webinar online? In person conference? Both? Look forward to having you at our events (online and in person) in the New Year. Here’s the poll, please pick one answer:

Would you rather do a webinar or attend a conference event in person?

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Bonus, here’s an example video from one of our Total Immersion Summit events:

Download this free postcard template to remind customers @ heating tune up

BY: Joe & Julie Crisara

It’s that time of year again when Winter sets in and heating becomes very important for people. One of our more popular downloads from ContractorSelling.com is this handy TuneUp postcard that you can print and mail to your customer list. We’re offering it free here (Microsoft Publisher format).

Click here to download

The postcard prints four to a page… just load the card stock paper in your printer and mailing list and print ’em….

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If you find it useful then please share the link to this blog page. And, if you’re not a member then maybe consider becoming one of ContractorSelling.com — it’s chock full of goodies and resources that make running and growing your service business a snap.

Happy Winter. Stay warm. Be safe.

Coffee Talk: Managing Your Customer Rewards Program

BY: Joe & Julie Crisara

Welcome to Coffee Talk with Joe & Julie

The topic — Managing Your Planned Service, Customer Rewards Program

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Sit back with a cup of coffee and enjoy as Joe & Julie Crisara talk about how to add planned services and more to your service business. If you enjoy it, share it. #plumber #hvac #electrician #serviceindustry #contractors