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Add an Overlay to Video Background (Divi Tutorial)

Add an Overlay to Video Background (Divi Tutorial)

When you use an image or video for a background in Divi, you may have noticed there is no option to add an overlay or gradient. This makes it difficult to place text over the video since you'll probably need to darken the video for your text to be visible....

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Writing a Business Plan for Your HVAC Company

Writing a Business Plan for Your HVAC Company

Starting an HVAC company may seem easy on paper, but there are quite a few steps you need to take before you can welcome your first customer. One of the first things you need to do as a business owner is to create an HVAC business plan. It may not be as flashy as...

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How to Write a Painting Business Plan

How to Write a Painting Business Plan

Creating a Business Plan for Your Painting Company When starting your own painting company, you need to take the time to create a written painting business plan. While it won’t be the most exciting part of being an entrepreneur, it is vital to the success of your...

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Facebook Ads for Painters (Complete Guide)

Facebook Ads for Painters (Complete Guide)

There’s no magic method to bringing in new painting leads. Driving business and company growth takes time and hard work — but engaging in strategic marketing efforts can help you tackle your growth goals a bit quicker. To expand your reach in the local community, you...

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How to Start Your New Electrical Business (Plus Costs)

How to Start Your New Electrical Business (Plus Costs)

Whether you’ve spent the past few years as an electrician and you’re looking to branch out on your own or you’re making the transition into the electrical industry, you might be considering starting your own electrical business. While running your own company can be...

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HVAC Business Owner Salary & HVAC Profit Margins

HVAC Business Owner Salary & HVAC Profit Margins

If you’re interested in working in the heating, air conditioning, and ventilation industry, you’ve come to the right place. The need for trades jobs is at an all-time high, which means it’s the ideal time to take on a role as an HVAC contractor. But you’re probably...

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One Man HVAC Business (Is it Worth It?)

One Man HVAC Business (Is it Worth It?)

You’ve decided to start an HVAC business — that’s exciting news! With your neverending list of to-dos before you can get your business off the ground, you’re probably wondering if you’ll be able to run a successful HVAC company on your own. Deciding between being a...

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HVAC Marketing (How to Get HVAC Leads)

HVAC Marketing (How to Get HVAC Leads)

Want to get HVAC leads flowing into your HVAC business like coolant fluid on a hot summer day? The HVAC industry is growing rapidly, and each day, more and more HVAC companies are competing for the attention and business of potential clients in their area. How can...

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Marketing for Painters (Get More Painting Contracts)

Marketing for Painters (Get More Painting Contracts)

Whether your painting company is just starting out or ramping up to hit huge growth goals, you need a strategic marketing campaign to get you where you’re trying to go. Without one, your painting company’s growth can become stagnant — which is not where you want to...

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How to Subcontract Painting Jobs

How to Subcontract Painting Jobs

When first starting your painting company, you might opt to run it as a one-man painting company. But as business begins picking up, you’ll have a decision to make. Do you want to grow your team by hiring employees or subcontractors? There are pros and cons to both...

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Get Free Painting Leads (Complete Guide)

Get Free Painting Leads (Complete Guide)

In this post, we’re going to explore how to get free painting leads and advertise your business for free by using Facebook Groups, Instagram, and Nextdoor. 1. Facebook Groups You can get thousands of views on your company’s Facebook posts without having to use paid...

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Painting Warranty Templates

Painting Warranty Templates

Do you want to win more jobs by offering your customers a warranty on their paint job? You can download our free painting warranty template here: Click Here: Download Warranty Template Step 1: Open the PDF and fill it out with your information just by clicking on the...

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How to Get Customers for a Painting Business

How to Get Customers for a Painting Business

Want to attract more customers to your painting business? Here are some tips on how to make your marketing more effective and how to get customers for a painting business. Whether you’ve just started your painting business or have been in the industry for some...

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How Much Does a Painting Contractor Make a Year?

How Much Does a Painting Contractor Make a Year?

A local residential painting contractor can make over $250,000.00 a year in net profit if they serve a typical metro area of two million residents or more. If you’re wondering what's the average painting business owner salary you’re probably considering starting your...

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Is Starting a Painting Business a Good Idea?

Is Starting a Painting Business a Good Idea?

As an entrepreneur, you’ve probably asked yourself “is starting a painting business a good idea?” Unlike other industries, the painting business is relatively simple to enter, making it an easy choice when starting your own company. But is this low barrier-to-entry...

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Painting Subcontractor Agreement

Painting Subcontractor Agreement

Hiring subcontractors for your painting business? Set clear expectations and terms with a subcontractor agreement. Use the above download buttons to get a PDF version of either a 1 job agreement or a running agreement to cover multiple jobs for a specific period of time.

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