Pointman Blog

New Year, New Beginnings, and New Prices - The Importance of Updating Your Pricebook

Posted by Greg Dooley on 1/18/18 7:10 AM

Before we get started, I want you to a ask yourself a question, and it’s just you listening, so give an honest answer,  “When is the last time you wholesale adjusted your prices?”

Last year?

A couple of years?

Longer?

If the answer to any of those questions is ‘Yes,” then let’s take a look at your pricing structure.

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Tags: Pricing Strategy

We're Going to AHR!

Posted by Lauren Pszonak on 1/16/18 1:33 PM

The time is almost here for the annual International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) with over 2,000 exhibitors and 65,000 industry professionals in attendance this is the largest HVACR event of the year! Next week we’re sending 8 members of the Pointman team. This year, Steve Kiernan II and Greg Dooley, will be presenting on how to “Go from Paper to Profit with Easy Field and Business Management Software”.

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Tags: Events

How To Attract & Retain Younger Technicians

Posted by David Thiemecke on 1/11/18 3:28 PM

Finding and keeping a solid reliable staff is difficult in every industry, however it seems there is always a need for one or two more techs in the field service industries. Job loyalty isn’t anywhere near where it used to be so finding new talent and retaining current employees can be an uphill battle. As older techs are retiring there needs to be a refreshed workforce.

Let’s  look at how technology can help you attract and retain new and younger “millennial”  technicians to your home services business

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Tags: Product - Field Nimble

Product Highlight: Acquire

Posted by Greg Dooley on 1/9/18 1:45 PM

How much more business would you gain if you could present proposals in a Good, Better, Best format?

Well, Pointman’s proposal and presentation mobile app, Acquire lets you easily design and build custom proposals using pre-made templates or from scratch. When you give customers a choice, such as: "Good, Better, Best" they have more control of their decisions. 

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Tags: Product - Acquire

Is Your Distributor A Resource? They Should Be!

Posted by David Thiemecke on 1/3/18 4:19 PM

Where do you to turn for support? 

Have you you thought of using your distributor as a way to grow your business? Because when you think about it, your distributor wants your business to succeed as much as you do; if you are getting paid faster and turning more jobs, you’ll be buying more. They win too!

If your current interactions with your distributor are only to submit orders, take delivery, and pay bills, you’re missing on an opportunity.

Let’s cover 5 things you need to know when you make your distributor a resource...

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Tags: Business Owners