Start your Own Construction and Contracting Business
Your Step-by-step Guide to SuccessBook - 2007
If you're good with your hands and have a great business sense, now is the time to start your own construction or contracting firm. Independent contractors can earn upwards of six figures a year doing remodels, new construction, home additions and more. Author Gregg Kuehn has 30 years of experience in the industry--and now he reveals his secrets to starting and running a profitable business. Learn how to: * Attract clients through multiple channels: marketing, advertising and word-of-mouth recommendations * Set a budget and write an accurate estimate for any type of job * Price your products and services to be competitive while maximizing profits * Hire and train great employees--and handle any employee problems * Deal with problem clients, earn their trust and address their complaints Detailed examples and stories from real-life contractors show you what to do--and what not to do--on your path to success. Learn how to avoid the most common mistakes and get started today with your own thriving construction business.
Publisher: [Irvine, Calif.] : Entrepreneur Press, c2007
Branch Call Number: HD9715.A2 K776 2007
Characteristics: xiii, 136 p. ; 23 cm