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PEP Podcast #004 - How To Run A Successful Service Company (part 2)

1/2/2018
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Episode one of our volume 2, how to run a successful service company. ADVERTISING! Don't sink a ton of money into online or paper ads. Word of mouth is the single best form of advertising a startup service company can utilize Windy City Restaurant Equipment Repair & Maintenance Tutorials. Learn top tricks of the trade with our how to repairs and do it yourself tutorials. Windy City's DIY projects can save you money and offer preventative maintenance on your Restaurant equipment....

Duration:00:02:52

PEP Podcast #007 - How To Run A Successful Service Company - Prove Your Worth! (part 5)

1/2/2018
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Don't just talk the talk. Walk the walk. Prove your worth to your customers by teaching and by doing. Not by talking. Spend a little more time, take that extra step to make sure you do good, quality work. Windy City Restaurant Equipment Repair & Maintenance Tutorials. Learn top tricks of the trade with our how to repairs and do it yourself tutorials. Windy City's DIY projects can save you money and offer preventative maintenance on your Restaurant equipment....

Duration:00:02:28

PEP Podcast #009 - How To Run A Successful Service Company - Networking (part 7)

1/2/2018
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In any business it is important to understand your liabilities and, more importantly, how to manage your risk. This video explains how to use your invoices as one way to protect yourself and your company from unwanted liabilities. Windy City Restaurant Equipment Repair & Maintenance Tutorials. Learn top tricks of the trade with our how to repairs and do it yourself tutorials. Windy City's DIY projects can save you money and offer preventative maintenance on your Restaurant equipment.

Duration:00:03:28

PEP Podcast #010 - How To Run A Successful Service Company - Accurate Accounting! (part 8)

1/2/2018
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I know to some of you this may seem silly to even bring this up and you may laugh at the fact that I decided to do a video on this, but when you're first starting out, its very easy to miss several important pieces of customer information. Especially if you aren't computer-savvy or a super-organized person. Its just good to remember to have completely ACCURATE ACCOUNTING INFORMATION! Windy City Restaurant Equipment Repair & Maintenance Tutorials. Learn top tricks of the trade with our how...

Duration:00:03:28

PEP Podcast #011 - How To Run A Successful Service Company - DON'T Overpay Your 1st Employee (pt 9)

1/2/2018
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When you are a one-man operation, ready to expand, chances are you are realizing some pretty substantial profits. This can blind you a bit as to how much to pay your first employee. Do market research, allow room for growth, and find the RIGHT person for the job! Windy City Restaurant Equipment Repair & Maintenance Tutorials. Learn top tricks of the trade with our how to repairs and do it yourself tutorials. Windy City's DIY projects can save you money and offer preventative maintenance on...

Duration:00:04:31

PEP Podcast #012 - How To Run A Successful Service Company - Learn From The Manufacturer (part 10)

1/2/2018
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If you have started a service company, you are obviously good at what you do. But don't be too proud, there is no way you can know EVERYTHING. Don't be afraid to let the manufacturer teach you something! Windy City Restaurant Equipment Repair & Maintenance Tutorials. Learn top tricks of the trade with our how to repairs and do it yourself tutorials. Windy City's DIY projects can save you money and offer preventative maintenance on your Restaurant equipment....

Duration:00:03:27

PEP Podcast #013 - How To Run A Successful Service Company - Keep A Good Reputation! (part 11)

1/2/2018
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When you're a one man shop, it's easy to keep a good reputation. But how about when you start getting bigger and adding more and more employees?? Never forget your roots and why you needed to grow! FREE ACCESS TO OUR PREMIUM TUTORIALS "CLICK BELOW" http://windycityequip.com/#!premium/c... Windy City Restaurant Equipment Repair & Maintenance Tutorials. Learn top tricks of the trade with our how to repairs and do it yourself tutorials. Windy City's DIY projects can save you money and offer...

Duration:00:04:25

PEP Podcast #014 - How To Run A Successful Service Company - Collect Accounts Recievable (part 12)

1/2/2018
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The service industry is built around a standard Net 30 (30 day terms) for payment. It can get SO frustrating trying to collect on everything that is owed to you, especially once you get bigger and your have more accounts to look after. This podcast will give you a couple of basic tips to ensure good collection ratios. I could talk for hours on this topic so I expect some discussion below! Windy City Restaurant Equipment Repair & Maintenance Tutorials. Learn top tricks of the trade with our...

Duration:00:10:05

PEP Podcast #015 - How to run a successful service company (part 13)

1/2/2018
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When you first started, your very first customers took a chance on you. If you're good at what you do, they are most likely still your customers. And if they're still your customers, they've earned VIP status. Know who your customers are that helped you build your business and ALWAYS take care of them the same way you have since day 1. In business, loyalty goes BOTH ways! Windy City Restaurant Equipment Repair & Maintenance Tutorials. Learn top tricks of the trade with our how to repairs...

Duration:00:03:20

PEP Podcast #016 - How To Run A Successful Service Company - CASHFLOW (part 14)

1/2/2018
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This is probably my favorite topic. Cashflow is THE backbone of the service industry. Any industry really, but any company that deals mainly with NET 30 terms is more reliant on cashflow than a "due on receipt" style business model. Service companies are constantly paying expenses and overhead BEFORE getting paid for services rendered. This makes every for an ongoing game of "catch-up". Check out this podcast for some tips on how to effectively manage cashflow! Windy City Restaurant...

Duration:00:03:57

PEP Podcast #017 - How To Run A Successful Service Company - Commission - Based Pay (part 15)

1/2/2018
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Hopefully this topic doesn't cause too much controversy because I know that a lot of companies do pay this way. Commission based pay has its place in the industry, I just happen to think it should stay with the salesmen, not the technicians. Windy City Restaurant Equipment Repair & Maintenance Tutorials. Learn top tricks of the trade with our how to repairs and do it yourself tutorials. Windy City's DIY projects can save you money and offer preventative maintenance on your Restaurant...

Duration:00:05:48

PEP Podcast #020 - How To Run A Successful Service Company - Keep Track Of Model & Serial #! (pt 18)

1/2/2018
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Tracking the Model and Serial number on EVERY piece of equipment you are working on is SO vital I can barely explain. It will enable you to quickly order parts, know ahead of time what you are getting into, pull history on the customers units, weigh repair cost against buying new, etc. DO IT! Windy City Restaurant Equipment Repair & Maintenance Tutorials. Learn top tricks of the trade with our how to repairs and do it yourself tutorials. Windy City's DIY projects can save you money and...

Duration:00:03:36

PEP Podcast #019 - How To Run A Successful Service Company - Chose The RIGHT Software (pt 17)

1/2/2018
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As you all know, the world and industry has shifted. Everything is done now with computers and the internet. In order to stay ahead of the curve and even in the game, you need to make sure you have the correct software to enable you to keep up and keep organized. I only talk about a few here, but let me know if you would like me to do a whole series on software! Windy City Restaurant Equipment Repair & Maintenance Tutorials. Learn top tricks of the trade with our how to repairs and do it...

Duration:00:06:44

PEP Podcast #022 - How To Run A Successful Service Company - Bonus Structure (part 20)

1/2/2018
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Looking for a way to motivate your employees without forking over cash all of the time? Use a bonus structure to implement creative motivation and enforce discipline! Windy City Restaurant Equipment Repair & Maintenance Tutorials. Learn top tricks of the trade with our how to repairs and do it yourself tutorials. Windy City's DIY projects can save you money and offer preventative maintenance on your Restaurant equipment. http://facebook.com/windycityequipment http://twitter.com/windycityaz...

Duration:00:06:34

PEP Podcast #023 - How To Run A Successful Service Company - BE TRUE (part 21:21)

1/2/2018
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This is the FINAL EPISODE of the How To Run A Successful Service Company series! This is my final episode on this topic, but I think it is an important one. Too often are people in business for the wrong reasons. Of course you need to make money, but isn't it about more than that? Shouldn't it be about providing people with an option? Offering your expertise to help someone? Be True to yourself and everyone in your life to succeed in business because, when it comes down to it, its just...

Duration:00:03:45

PEP Podcast #005 - How To Run A Successful Service Company - Land the LONG TERM customer (part 3)

1/1/2018
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To have a successful service company you need to land customers for the long haul. The customers that stick with you for 10+ years and more are ultimately the ones that you owe the success of your business. There is no such thing as "get rich quick". Work hard, take your time, and fix problems. FREE ACCESS TO OUR PREMIUM TUTORIALS "CLICK BELOW" http://windycityequip.com/#!premium/c... Windy City Restaurant Equipment Repair & Maintenance Tutorials. Learn top tricks of the trade with our how...

Duration:00:04:07

PEP Podcast #006 - How To Run A Successful Service Company - Get Licenses, Bonded And Insured (pt 4)

1/1/2018
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Don't be a "fly-by-night" company. Go through the proper channels. Protect yourself. Pay your dues. Its the only way you will be able to successfully grow your business. FREE ACCESS TO OUR PREMIUM TUTORIALS "CLICK BELOW" http://windycityequip.com/#!premium/c... Windy City Restaurant Equipment Repair & Maintenance Tutorials. Learn top tricks of the trade with our how to repairs and do it yourself tutorials. Windy City's DIY projects can save you money and offer preventative maintenance on...

Duration:00:02:29

PEP Podcast #008 - How To Run A Successful Service Company - Networking (part 6)

1/1/2018
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Networking is such a vital part of any business strategy. But ONLY if you are doing it the right way. This video will give a brief overview of networking in the service business and what that actually means! Windy City Restaurant Equipment Repair & Maintenance Tutorials. Learn top tricks of the trade with our how to repairs and do it yourself tutorials. Windy City's DIY projects can save you money and offer preventative maintenance on your Restaurant equipment....

Duration:00:03:28

PEP Podcast #018 - How To Run A Successful Service Company - Expect Exponential Growth (part 16)

1/1/2018
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As with any business you should expect rapid growth between 5-7 years in operation. The service industry seem notorious for this most likely because of the prolonged presence in your area and your industry. Do yourself a favor and BE PREPARED! Windy City Restaurant Equipment Repair & Maintenance Tutorials. Learn top tricks of the trade with our how to repairs and do it yourself tutorials. Windy City's DIY projects can save you money and offer preventative maintenance on your Restaurant...

Duration:00:03:00

PEP Podcast #002 - How To Run A Successful Service Company (part 1)

12/31/2017
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Check out this intro to our newest volume; How to Run a Successful Service company! We will be putting out more videos on this topic every week so please be sure to comment if there is something you would like me to cover. FREE ACCESS TO OUR PREMIUM TUTORIALS "CLICK BELOW" http://windycityequip.com/#!premium/c14sv Windy City Restaurant Equipment Repair & Maintenance Tutorials. Learn top tricks of the trade with our how to repairs and do it yourself tutorials. Windy City's DIY projects can...

Duration:00:02:19