Contractor’s Survival Guide: Getting Set Up to Work From Home

In an uncertain market, it's common wisdom to say you should hunker down, accept that you're not going to grow, and maybe even lay some people off because business is going to be a giant struggle. But no, we totally reject that way of thinking. You can win in this...

Famous Rooftop Concerts and Musical Performances

When it comes to famous rooftop concerts, the most famous is probably that iconic performance by the Beatles, atop Apple Corps studios in London.   But this was actually not the first concert to leverage the drama and technical challenge of a rooftop...

Could The Matryoshka Doll Method Work For You?

If you’ve ever decided to go on a diet or know someone who has, you’d have an idea of how many different types of diets there are. Not to mention the exercises that one can combine their diets with. A lot of the success ends up depending on what works best for you. In...

How to Run Your Business Remotely with JobNimbus

In recent weeks, as concern over the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow, more and more companies are asking their employees to start working from home. Even before the outbreak, the business world today is embracing and shifting towards more remote-work positions....

Don’t Let the COVID-19 Pandemic Stop Your Business

You may or may not have seen in the news that there's a worldwide pandemic going on. Toilet paper shortages, people killing each other over cans of non-perishables... the works. Some of you have expressed concerns about how you'll be able to keep your doors open after...

How to Get Referrals for Your Roofing Company

It’s no doubt that referrals help bring in valuable new clients for your roofing company. It’s pretty much the digital method of word-of-mouth and can be one of the most powerful and effective selling tools for your business. Did you know that 83% of consumers are...

The Anatomy of a Roofing Business Workflow

Simply put, a workflow is the ordered steps it takes to get a job done. Workflows usually consist of a list of steps called “statuses” that tell you where you're at with a job and what you need to do next. Setting up workflows for your roofing business provides a few...

5 Types of Equipment to Start Your Fire, Mold, and Water Restoration Business

It may be easier than you think to get started in the fire, mold, and water restoration business. The barrier to entry is relatively low compared to other construction specialties if you're smart about how you purchase equipment. Of course, finding specific gear...

How To Generate Roofing Leads

A challenge for any roofing business is finding quality leads that will translate into sales and projects. Homeowners are inundated with countless sources vying for their attention, trying to prove that their product is the must-have item, and you need to rise above...

Growing Your Roofing Social Media Account

Roofing and social media are two completely different jobs, but as a roofing business owner, it’s important that you know how to do both. Now, you probably know a lot about roofing already, but the social media part of your industry is another story. How in the world...

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One Thing That Would Make This Year Better?

One Thing That Would Make This Year Better?

What's one thing that would make this year so much better than last year? Would it be a more mobile team? Would it be having some software to stay organized? How about a more streamlined process? Or better inter-team communication? What's the one thing, or two things,...

The Elf On The Shelf: Or, The Naughty & Nice of CRM

The Elf On The Shelf: Or, The Naughty & Nice of CRM

Long after the inception of Charles Dickens' infamous tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, and millennia after the beginning of Christmas, the family tradition of the Elf on the Shelf was born. Created a few years ago, by now the tradition has become a household name and is...

6 Ways To Give Thanks To Your Customers And Partners

6 Ways To Give Thanks To Your Customers And Partners

With Thanksgiving coming up, it's always a great time to find ways to be more thankful. Of course, we should be as thankful as we can be all year round, but there's no better time than now to get better. And this year, I think it's a great time to focus on how we can...

Tales from the Customer VIII: Black Cats In Sales

Tales from the Customer VIII: Black Cats In Sales

Perhaps no real-world animal is more famous around the Halloween time of year than the infamous cat. The black variety is universally regarded as an omen of things to come. It is commonly believed that if a black cat crosses your path, you will have been marked with...

Tales from the Customer VII: Witches

Tales from the Customer VII: Witches

From the infamous Sanderson Sisters to the contemporary Blair Witch, these lovers of the dark arts get a bad wrap. I mean, really: all they're trying to do is steal our children, feed them frog skin-laden potions, and sacrifice them to father Satan. Ok, so maybe the...

The 3 Roadblocks That Will Derail Your CRM

The 3 Roadblocks That Will Derail Your CRM

The question about whether CRM is valuable for a business or not is answered. Case closed, please try again. It's more than valuable: it's invaluable. And any business who tries to run against the current will be needlessly wasting away the vast wealth of benefits...

Selling Roof Maintenance Checks

Selling Roof Maintenance Checks

Selling roof maintenance checks can not only increase profit and improve bottom-line but also eliminate competition and build customer relations. However, selling a service is not always easy. Many roofing contractors fall short when it comes to selling maintenance...

Vapor Retarders vs. Air Barriers

Vapor Retarders vs. Air Barriers

There is often confusion when telling the difference between vapor retarders and air barriers. Vapor retarders restrict water vapor through the building envelope by diffusion and prevent condensation. Air barriers are used to stop air leakage through the building...

Features of High-Quality Shingles

Features of High-Quality Shingles

Before you decide to invest in a new roof, you’ll want to know a few things about shingles. High-quality shingles have a longer total lifespan and better protect your home from harsh outside elements. Installing cheap or poor-quality shingles can result in extensive...

Top 3 Roofing Trends for 2019

Top 3 Roofing Trends for 2019

Your roof says more about your home than you’d think. Not only does it support and protect your home, but it can be a defining feature for the design and efficiency of your home. There are many factors of a roof to consider when picking a new style, such as color,...

Beacon Integration is Now Live

Beacon Integration is Now Live

We're excited that the Beacon + JobNimbus integration is now live. This has a big impact on how roofing companies order supplies and will make it a lot smoother in the office. JobNimbus loads products from Beacon's product catalog so you can create estimates and...

IRE Recap 2019

IRE Recap 2019

We had a great time at the International Roofing Expo. Getting to chat with some of our customers, working with new sign-ups, and interacting with our partners was incredibly valuable to us.   Here are the highlights: We announced that the JobNimbus Solution Summit...

Lifespan vs. Warranty of a Shingle

Lifespan vs. Warranty of a Shingle

Roof shingle warranties are always important to look out for, but many people confuse warranties as getting their damaged shingles replaced for free. However, this isn't the case. A roof warranty and the lifespan of a roof are not the same. For example, a 20-year...

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