Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

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Early Bird: Saving Money With Supplier Purchase Discounts

A one-time shift in payment schedules can add to a remodeler's bottom line. More

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Suit Up: Be Prepared to Deal With Legal Issues Before They Arise

Lessons learned from a lawsuit filed by a former employee. More

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Pennsylvania Home Improvement Contractor Law Now in Effect

Contractors must register with the state under new Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act. More

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Keep Walking

Cold calling can be just that: cold. And nobody knows it like a canvasser. More

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Reading up on business management

Craig Deimler, vice president of Deimler & Sons Construction in Harrisburg, Pa., is a true believer in ongoing education . . . especially when it comes to running his business. More

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Help Wanted

Last August, Joe Zisman, owner of Ambassador Home Improvements, in Harrisburg, Pa., started looking for someone to oversee the company's marketing. The job involves managing a mix of more than 25 lead sources, including telemarketing, print, electronic media, and a new canvassing effort. Today, after interviewing more than 40 people and spending several thousand dollars advertising the position, he's still looking. More

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Paying to win sales

A few spend all their work time selling, while many more combine selling with... More

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Discouraging change orders

How do you discourage change orders? More

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