I met a guy, a home service contractor, at a gas station driving a brand-spanking new GMC Yukon Denali, who told me it gets 45 miles to the gallon. He also told me he gets his home service technicians to sell. That should've told me something. So, I had to...read more
If Our BRAND-NEW Sales Rep Can Sell A Furnace In the Summer... Just imagine what your techs can do! (PS: this was his 1st service call ever!!) I can see you just shaking your head, and saying to yourself, “Did I read that right? A sales...read more
electrical business “It’s always about money — until you make it about something else.” That’s my number one rule when selling anything to a customer. And it’s this rule that I apply when I teach techs to sell products and services to all our customers....read more
SNIPS posted a great article quoting Danielle Putnam (The New Flat Rate's President), about Women in the HVAC industry. The article talks about the importance of getting younger people interested in the industry. CLICK HERE TO CHECK IT...read more
coolfront PHCPPros did an excellent piece on how The New Flat Rate menu pricing works to retain talent, increase profits, and empower customers. They go into detail on the challenges involved in getting technicians to sell, the idea behind the system, and...read more
The New Flat Rate Interactive App Offers Easy, Customized Pricing for Home Service Businesses! The New Flat Rate, leading provider of menu pricing for residential home service companies, is now flat out easy to use with the launch of a new interactive app for iPads...read more
This past year my wife Karen and I took a trip to Iceland to celebrate our 40thanniversary. We drove four-wheelers, ate overpriced chocolate, and truly had the time of our lives. Of course, when you travel to Iceland you have to take a dip in one the of infamous hot...read more
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To equip contractors with a system that takes the pressure off their technicians to sell, is easy to implement, and doubles their service sales. To be the most profitable pricing system for our members.
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