Painting Business Articles

How to Create the Perfect Residential Painting Proposal

May 12th, 2017 | Eric Barstow | Painting Business Articles | 14 Comments

One of the biggest mistakes painting contractors make is how they deliver their painting proposal to a prospective customer.

First, you need to deliver it on the spot. Do not send an email proposal after the fact.

Second, you need to make sure it’s written in a professional way, it’s detailed, and it provides options and customizations for the customer.

Third, you need to have a strong close when you present the proposal.

We’re going to look at why these are such important aspects to selling a paint job, and how can immediately improve your sales rate with a
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How to Name Your Painting Company

April 3rd, 2017 | Chandler Zieg | Uncategorized | 35 Comments

Painting Company Name Guide

After working with over 4,500 painters in our community, we have seen every painting company name imaginable.

Business owners often name their painting company based on these themes:

  • Memorable/Unique Names
  • Emphasis on Quality Names
  • Owner-Named Companies
  • Locally-Generated Names
  • Powerful Names
  • Friendly Names
  • Funny Names
  • Money-Saving Names

(These are actual painting company names)

Memorable/Unique Painting Company Names:

Men in Pink Painters
Crash of Rhinos Painting
Picasso Painting & Pressure Washing
DaVinci and Sons
Blue Fox
Painting
Happy Dog Painting
The Italian Job Painting
Paint Chimp 1 Day Painters
If Walls Could Talk
American Veteran Painting

Pro: The
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Use this Proven Phone Script to Set Up a Painting Estimate

February 20th, 2017 | Chandler Zieg | Featured, Painting Business Articles | 29 Comments

I’ve called thousands of sales leads over the years. I’ve also worked with over 1,400 painting companies and seen their sales process with job leads. I’ve discovered that some companies have a WAY higher closing rate than others. Some companies will literally sell eight jobs out of 10 leads. Others will MAYBE close one job out of 10 leads.

What’s the difference?
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How to Grow Your Painting Business, Part 6: House Painting Leads

March 6th, 2015 | Eric Barstow | Painting Business Articles, Videos | 5 Comments


Hey how is it going? This is Eric; I’m the co-owner of Painter Choice and the founder of Painting Business Pro. And this is the sixth video in a series of six videos teaching you how to grow your painting business and in the first five videos; we’ve covered a whole lot of stuff.
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How to Grow Your Painting Business, Part 5: Get More Painting Leads

March 5th, 2015 | Eric Barstow | Painting Business Articles, Videos | No Comments


Hi this is Eric Barstow, the co-owner at Painters Choice and the founder of Painting Business Pro. And this is the fifth video in a series of six videos teaching you how to grow your business, grow your revenue; grow your income, because that’s what we’re here for.
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How to Grow Your Painting Business, Part 4: Mastering Sales

March 4th, 2015 | Eric Barstow | Painting Business Articles, Videos | No Comments


Hi this is Eric Barstow, the co-owner of Painter Choice and the founder of Painting Business Pro. This is the fourth video in a series of six videos about how to systematically and step-by-step grow your painting business.
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How to Grow Your Painting Business, Part 3: Balancing Marketing & Sales

March 3rd, 2015 | Eric Barstow | Painting Business Articles, Videos | No Comments


Hi this is Eric Barstow; I’m the cofounder of Painter Choice and the founder of Painting Business Pro. And in this video, this is our third video in a series the six videos teaching you how to step by step grow your painting business, grow your revenue, grow your income because that’s why you’re watching this video.
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How to Grow Your Painting Business, Part 2: Free Your Time

March 2nd, 2015 | Eric Barstow | Painting Business Articles, Videos | No Comments


Hi my name is Eric Barstow, I’m the co-owner of Painter Choice and founder Painting Business Pro. And this is the second video and a series of six videos teaching you how to step by step grow your painting business and increase your income because that’s why you’re watching this video.
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How to Grow Your Painting Business, Part 1: Introduction

March 1st, 2015 | Eric Barstow | Painting Business Articles, Videos | No Comments


Hey this is Eric! I’m one of the co-owners of Painter Choice and the founder of Painting Business Pro. If you’re reading this, you’re someone who is interested in growing your painting business. Whether you found this post through a search engine or through one of the other articles here at Painter Choice, you’re someone who is looking to grow your business. This post is the first part of a six-part series that outlines all the steps that you need to take to grow your business.
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Squeezing every drop out of your painting leads

January 30th, 2014 | Chandler Zieg | Painting Business Articles | 2 Comments

med-blog-1bPainting leads can expand a painting business extremely fast if you can manage all your painting leads correctly. Many painting contractors spend hundreds, even thousands of dollars per month in leads that they under-utilize.

Don’t be one of these companies!

The following tips will allow you to squeeze every drop out of your painting leads.
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