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Scale UP KC Cohort 12

Contractor Accelerator Selected for ScaleUP! Kansas City

Contractor Accelerator is proud to announce that we were one of only eighteen prominent Kansas City companies chosen to join the latest ScaleUP! KC Progam. ScaleUp! partners with fast-growing businesses to foster collaboration, connections, and community. It aims to create new jobs, open new locations, develop resiliency for the future and strengthen the regional economy.

Categories: News
Economy and COVID

The 4 Top Economic Issues to Affect Contractors in 2022

Guest Blog: written by Dr. Chris Kuehl, PhD | Economist, Managing Director & Co-Founder Armada Corporate Intelligence | Chief Economist for the National Association for Credit Management

Does the change in the calendar year have any effect on the current economy? As we transition into the next year, will we still have to contend with the same inflation, labor shortages, supply chain breakdowns, and other issues that arose during the pandemic? Learn what to expect in the coming year from Co-Founder and economic analyst at Armada Corporate Intelligence, Dr. Chris Kuehl, PhD.

Categories: Customers, Marketing
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Top 5 Reasons Customer Reviews are Important

Guest Blog: written by Bill Crawford, Owner and Chief Executive at Rainmaker For Contractors

Customer reviews can give contractors like you a sales lift of 18%! You have probably hired Contractors for major projects for your own house. You are likely part of the 89% who read online reviews before making a purchase. As a business owner, did you know that 16% of your ranking factor in the Local SEO map section of a search relates to your customer reviews? Learn how customer reviews can turn into free high-quality leads in this guest blog post from our expert marketing friends at Rainmaker for Contractors.

Categories: Customers, Marketing
Marketing roi overview

How Small Businesses Can Calculate Marketing Return on Investment

In a recent poll, 75% of surveyed marketers say they struggle with figuring the revenue returns on their marketing investments (ROI or ROMI). It can be difficult to determine how to track and calculate the data or even what data is important to know.

Categories: Marketing, Reports
Post pandemic challenges overview

The Biggest Challenges Facing Residential Contractors in a Post Pandemic Economy

Over a year into the COVID pandemic, masks are starting to come off, hand sanitizer and toilet paper are no longer in short supply and businesses are ready to go back to full operation. Most of the residential repair industry maintained growth last year while some other industries struggled. So what are the biggest challenges facing our industry as the rest of the world gets back to work?

Categories: News