THE SAVVY CONTRACTOR BLOG

Q&A From DS Berenson (HIPSummit)

Q1. Is stating “the call is recorded” necessary? Whether or not you have to disclose orally that the call is being recorded depends to some degree on the state(s) in which you’re operating. Often times the call recording beep which may be implemented by your phone service provider will suffice as a disclosure. However, we always feel that from an 

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Q&A From Our October 2020 Webinar on Closing Sales in a Challenging Environment

The following questions were sent to us as an aftermath of the webinar, “Closing Sales in a Challenging Environment”. The primary speakers on this webinar were Dave Yoho and Brian Gottlieb. Each is recognized as being a legend in the industry, who produces innovative solutions, and leads teams toward success. Q: How do we create urgency during this time – especially for 

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Q&A From Our October 2020 Webinar on Closing Sales in a Challenging Environment

The following questions were sent to us as an aftermath of the webinar, “Closing Sales in a Challenging Environment”. The primary speakers on this webinar were Dave Yoho and Brian Gottlieb. Each is recognized as being a legend in the industry, who produces innovative solutions, and leads teams toward success. Q: How do we create urgency during this time – 

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A Success Story – Reviving Old/Unsold Leads

The following case study comes from one of our home improvement clients and shows the value of having someone in your company that can perform a quality revisit. The Original Lead: 6 months old (for siding and trim). Salesperson returned the lead as a D.N.S. (Did Not Sell). The Process: Unsold leads along with “non-presented” leads (not home, not presented 

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Q&A from the 2020 Virtual Summit

On May 19th & 20th, an industry Virtual Summit was held. 25 speakers participated on the program, giving ideas, solutions, and resources for dealing with the current economic and societal challenges. As an outgrowth of the program, we received numerous questions for both Dave Yoho and D.S. Berenson. We selected the questions that best fit the current environment and posted 

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More Q&A From Our December 2018 Webinar

The webinar we recently held on the labor shortage and rising marketing costs was well attended and generated a ton of responses. If you missed part 1 of the Q&A session from our blog make sure you read it first. Now onto the questions: Q: In the case where we are paying a subsidy or bonus to our current crews 

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Q&A From Our December 2018 Webinar

We received an abundance of questions from our latest webinar on the labor shortage and increased marketing costs. We greatly appreciate your interest and participation as an aftermath of the program. As a result, we are going to split the answers over two blog postings. Q: Your methods suggested on the webinar were great; however, it seems complicated for a 

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Open Your Mind to Sell More Business

The home improvement/remodeling business is front end loaded with perceptions of why consumers buy or don’t buy.  Issues such as the economy, uncertainty, homeowners reluctant to commit, and price conscious consumers head the list. Closely tied to these faulty perceptions are the attitudes and biases about marketing and sales practices of many who own/run small to moderate sized home improvement 

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The New Tax Law May Effect Your Business

With the new tax laws enacted as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, effective for 2018-2025, employees will no longer be able to deduct, as miscellaneous itemized deductions, un-reimbursed employee business expenses. In addition, if any employee receives an expense reimbursement, not paid under an Accountable Reimbursement Plan (ARP), or receives an expense allowance, these amounts are considered 

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Q&A From Our 2018 September Webinar

Our most recent webinar on effective marketing tactics for improving your profitability in the home improvement industry generated a lot of questions which we did not have time to answer during the webinar. As a result, we will be answering them here. The first presenter during the webinar was Mark Highbaugh from Marlimar Mobile Strategies. He discussed how to generate 

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I’ve had the privilege of using Dave Yoho Associates consulting services for the last three years. It’s by far the best single business decision I’ve made. Their structure, training, and business coaching are second to none.

Michael James, CEO
Classic Exteriors

It was an honor for us to have Dave Yoho Associates hold a sales meeting for our team. Everyone was enthralled by the powerful content that we are already implementing throughout our business.

Rick Otto, VP of Sales
Coach House Garages

The advice we received from Dave Yoho Associates enabled us to increase our volume with 19% less leads in the first year alone!

Joe Francis, President
Shiner Roofing, Siding and Windows

When it comes to consulting advice for the home improvement industry, Dave Yoho Associates has no equal. We have worked with them for over 15 years and we are ecstatic about the results!

Daniel Green, Sr. Vice President
Solarshield

Our remodeling business had annual sales of under $9 million when we became contract clients of Dave Yoho Associates. Due to their training and systems, our revenue soared – – we are headed for over $35 million this year.

Vince Nardo, President
Reborn Cabinets

I want to thank the entire team at Dave Yoho Associates for meeting with our Canvassing Managers last week. The knowledge we learned in only one day was invaluable.

Jason Hollister, Proximity Marketing Manager
RbA Southard Corporation

Dave Yoho Associates provided guidance, advice, best practices, and support to our entire staff. Our company has improved across every level after working with them.

Cris Keeter, Owner
All-States Exteriors

I would like to thank Dave Yoho Associates for their consulting services. For me, the meaning of ‘value’ is getting more than what you paid for, and their services truly exemplify this.

Aaron Heth, Director of Sales
Freedom-Solar

Dave Yoho Associates are the leaders in business consulting and sales training for the industry. We utilized their services to grow from a small business to averaging over $10 million annually.

Wendy Patterson, Co-Owner
Patterson Homes & Construction

We are grateful to have Dave Yoho Associates work with our entire team. I firmly believe the improved performance of our event marketing team is directly tied to your coaching over the last couple of years.

Scott Barr, Steward
Southwest Exteriors

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