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Back office support can make or break your contracting company. Let us move your contractor bookkeeping service off the roller coaster of pain onto the merry go round of peace of mind with our U.S.A. based outsourced contractors bookkeeping services and contractor success M.A.P.

Back office support can make or break your contracting company. Let us move your contractor bookkeeping service off the roller coaster of pain onto the merry go round of peace of mind with our U.S.A. based outsourced contractors bookkeeping services and contractor success M.A.P.

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United States

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Back office support can make or break your contracting company. Let us move your contractor bookkeeping service off the roller coaster of pain onto the merry go round of peace of mind with our U.S.A. based outsourced contractors bookkeeping services and contractor success M.A.P.

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English


Episodes

0355: Bookkeeper, Accountant, And CPA For Contractors - Understanding Roles

2/21/2020
This Podcast Is Episode Number 0355, And It's About Bookkeeper, Accountant, And CPA For Contractors - Understanding Roles The tax season is here. This is when most construction company owners think about getting their construction bookkeeping system in order, so they can file their annual tax return for the previous year. Keep in mind that each branch of accounting serves a different function similar to how it works in construction. There are framers, rough carpenters, and finish...

Duration:00:07:16

0354: Why Your Construction Business Needs You To Say No

2/14/2020
This Podcast Is Episode Number 0354, And It's About Why Your Construction Business Needs You To Say No Being open to new possibilities is a positive trait shared by most construction company owners —but saying yes to all the people you meet and opportunities that come your way can get you into trouble. When we over-commit—especially when we take on projects that don't benefit our business—our stress can hit the roof. It's much hard to be productive when we're feeling burned out and...

Duration:00:08:31

0353: Six Effective Ways To Save Money As A Construction Business Owner

2/7/2020
This Podcast Is Episode Number 0353, And It's About Six Effective Ways To Save Money As A Construction Business Owner We are always looking for ways construction contractors like you save time and money. These tips will help you make a noticeable difference to your bottom line. Reduce staff costs Without a doubt, having someone to help deal with routine tasks can significantly improve productivity. The rub is that hired help is often too expensive for small business...

Duration:00:10:02

0352: A Construction Contractor's Optimal Guide To Profiling Clients

1/31/2020
This Podcast Is Episode Number 0352, And It's About A Construction Contractor's Optimal Guide To Profiling Clients Easily an essential first step in establishing your construction company is to define your clients so that you have the information you need to attract the right audience and generate valuable traffic to your website. Understanding your customers and what makes them tick is the key to any successful construction business, particularly if you are paying out large amounts...

Duration:00:11:11

0351: Collaboration - Why It's Essential To Your Construction Company

1/24/2020
This Podcast Is Episode Number 0351, And It's About Collaboration - Why It's Essential To Your Construction Company Many elements are vital to a growing construction business. A financially-astute leader is one. A confident and motivated sales team well-versed in your construction company's service line is another. But starting and growing a business requires more than employees with extensive functional skills and appropriate personal characteristics. Growing a construction business...

Duration:00:11:29

0350: How To Find And Keep Top Construction Employees

1/17/2020
This Podcast Is Episode Number 0350, And It's About How To Find And Keep Top Construction Employees We all know the usual process of finding new employees. Advertise a job, read resumes, conduct a telephone interview, conduct a face-to-face interview, then choose someone. The steps to recruiting new talent have been the same for decades, leaving many construction business owners to think these are the only way to find new employees. There are many top-notch employees that you might not...

Duration:00:09:28

0349: Home Maintenance And Repair Service Company Automation And Technology

1/10/2020
This Podcast Is Episode Number 0349, And It's About Home Maintenance And Repair Service Company Automation And Technology The daily processes and transactions involved in operating a home maintenance and repair service business can mean long hours of repetitive tasks and occasional oversights due to human nature. These days, you can use technology to take care of almost any issue facing your business. Automating these tasks can result in significant savings in resources and eliminate...

Duration:00:09:41

0348: The Number One Thing You Need To Know About Your Construction Business

1/3/2020
This Podcast Is Episode Number 0348, And It's About Construction Business Blueprint For Updating Plans And Setting Goals When you own a small construction business, it's vital you understand how money flows into and out of it. At a basic level, you need to know where your income comes from and what your expenses are. At a deeper level, knowing how money moves through your business can help you make strategic decisions about growth, invoicing, and debt management. The consequences of...

Duration:00:09:34

0347: How To Achieve Business Success With A Construction Accounting Mentor

12/27/2019
This Podcast Is Episode Number 0344, And It's About How To Achieve Business Success With A Construction Accounting Mentor As the year ends and another page is turning, it is important to learn and listen from trusted people who have come to assist you and guide you in your personal and professional endeavors. Your construction business's financial board, mainly your accountant, is one of them. Ideally, you and your accountant are more than just an "adviser" and a "client" to each...

Duration:00:08:52

0346: Common Bookkeeping Pitfalls And The Value Of Outsourced Accounting

12/20/2019
This Podcast Is Episode Number 0346, And It's About Common Bookkeeping Pitfalls And The Value Of Outsourced Accounting Although most construction company owners recognize the importance of careful financial management, few want to spend their time dealing with numbers. Unfortunately, not keeping a close eye on your income and expenses can be very costly for a business. Here are five of the most common bookkeeping pitfalls, and some simple tips for getting back on track. 1. Mixing...

Duration:00:10:00

0345: Construction Business Blueprint For Updating Plans And Setting Goals

12/13/2019
This Podcast Is Episode Number 0345, And It's About Construction Business Blueprint For Updating Plans And Setting Goals As another year winds down, it's a good time to reflect on your recent construction business successes – and consider what you'd like to achieve in the coming twelve to fifteen months. One tiny change in your process can help you grow your Construction Company. Entrepreneurs are typically highly creative and optimistic; as a result, they often have difficulty...

Duration:00:09:21

0344: Quotes Vs. Estimates And Insights To Contract Negotiations

12/6/2019
This Podcast Is Episode Number 0344, And It Will Be About Quotes Vs. Estimates And Insights To Contract Negotiations The nature of some types of businesses makes it challenging to come up with a standard price list. For tradespeople and construction company owners like you, what's required in terms of time, skill, labor, and materials frequently vary from job to job. Offering an estimate or quote provides potential clients with a customized figure for what they can expect to pay...

Duration:00:09:52

0343: Efficient Business Systems And The Value Of Documenting Your Processes

11/29/2019
This Podcast Is Episode Number 0343, And It Will Be About Efficient Business Systems And The Value Of Documenting Your Processes Too many construction businesses fall over because the owner has not established efficient business systems. This typically happens because the construction company owner is so caught up in the day-to-day operations that the fundamentals of proper business management get forgotten. Often too, it must be said that the owner doesn't like bookkeeping or other...

Duration:00:12:12

0342: Understanding Construction Accounting Terms And Why It Matters

11/22/2019
This Podcast Is Episode Number 0442, And It Will Be About Understanding Construction Accounting Terms And Why It Matters Hiring an accountant is widely considered best practice for small business owners. But delegating financial analysis and reporting doesn't mean thoroughly checking out of the process each month or quarter. On the contrary, it's recommended that business owners work closely with their accountants throughout the year to better understand their financial position and make...

Duration:00:10:11

0341: Improving Client Relationships With CRM In The Construction Industry

11/15/2019
This Podcast Is Episode Number 0441, And It Will Be About Improving Client Relationships With CRM In The Construction Industry Many complex moving parts are involved in operating a profitable construction company, but at its core, business success hinges on just one thing: customer relationships. This is why Customer Relationship Management software is vital for contractors who want to grow their business. A CRM solution helps your construction company nurture and improve client...

Duration:00:09:09

0340: Inbox Productivity Email Management For Your Construction Company

11/8/2019
This Podcast Is Episode Number 0340, And It Will Be About Inbox Productivity - Email Management For Your Construction Company Be honest: is email helping or harming your construction business? Remember when email was new and novel, and everyone thought it would vastly improve communication while freeing up time? It did improve communication - especially in the construction industry, where you have a team working on the field and in the office - on some levels, and freed up employee time...

Duration:00:07:59

0339: 10 Hidden Construction Contract Traps And How To Avoid Them

11/1/2019
This Podcast Is Episode Number 0339, And It Will Be About 10 Hidden Construction Contract Traps And How To Avoid Them A new contractor meets an experienced customer, and money changes hands and not the way you expect it. Typically, this is what happens when you first get started: You bid on a project, and you are the low bidder. You are given the client's standard contract, which contains the client's favorite set of commercial terms and conditions, to sign as a condition of getting the...

Duration:00:10:50

0338: Calculating Costs And The Value Of A Construction Bookkeeping System

10/25/2019
This Podcast Is Episode Number 0338, And It Will Be About Calculating Costs And The Value Of A Construction Bookkeeper Owning a construction business means you understand that bookkeeping is just one of those mundane, nasty, dirty, aggravating, grubby little chores you get stuck with along with its rotten scoundrel cousin the Monthly/Quarterly Tax Reports. If you have employees - look out! On top of everything else you have payroll to process, in some cases, you may decide to provide...

Duration:00:10:54

0337: Practical Procedures To Boost Your Construction Business Profitability

10/18/2019
This Podcast Is Episode Number 0336, And It Will Be About Practical Procedures To Boost Your Construction Business Profitability Cost is what you see; the profit potential is what you don't see. High-profit construction company owner's focus on both and understand that "It Takes Money To Make Money." Strategy comes from the office. Fieldwork is vital - labor, material, and subcontractors get things built, maintained, and repaired; however, efficient operations and fast workers who give...

Duration:00:09:33

0336: Top Reasons Why Contractors Have A Hard Time Loaning From The Bank

10/11/2019
This Podcast Is Episode Number 0336, And It Will Be About Top Reasons Why Contractors Have A Hard Time Loaning From The Bank Contractors want money; banks want to lend money, what's the problem? Think of all the times: Multiply that by 100,000, and you will begin to understand why banks seem so tight-fisted about loaning money. Banks stay in business by loaning money and earning interest. They work hard to find people and companies that have good credit so they can lend money and get...

Duration:00:12:57