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Don't just grow for growth's sake

Who wouldn't want to grow business now that the market is picking up? No one. Just be careful how you define "growth." More

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Should You Pursue Time and Materials Deals? No.

Time and materials contracts are a risky proposition for all but the biggest, replacement contractor-oriented remodelers, Judith Miller argues. Well-run traditional remodelers don't need T&M to succeed--and usually couldn't succeed if they used it. More

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Ways for Remodelers to Create Wealth During Retirement

How three remodeling company owners who started out small have amassed high personal net worth. More

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What Daily Information Do Replacement Contractors Need To Ensure Their Business Is Thriving?

For replacement contractors, business is all about sales and marketing and ensuring there are enough leads in the pipeline. We take a look at the numbers these companies track daily to maintain their business. More

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Angie's List Stuck in Red Ink for 2Q Despite Robust Member, Sales Gains

Angie's List Inc.'s net loss shrank to $14.3 million in the second quarter compared with a $23.4 million loss in the year-earlier period, in large part because the amount of money committed to by service providers rated on the site rose 63%, the company†reported†today. More

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How-To: Evaluate Health Care Options

Navigating the sea of health insurance options can be daunting for a small business. We help you start plotting your course. More

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Building Capacity: Knowing When Is the Right Time to Hire

RICHARD STEVEN on steps to take if you're considering hiring more staff so that... More

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Building on Trust: You'll Have Work, if Clients Trust You

LES CUNNINGHAM: Adjusting to the new normal of a difficult economy means work is harder to come by, but if clients trust you and your company's professionalism, the jobs will come. More

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Learn to Market Around The Onslaught of Political Advertising

There are many ways to reach prospective customers for home improvement, even when candidates monopolize the airwaves and ad space. More

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Bright Spots: ServiceMagic Survey Results

It's not all doom and gloom. The Home Remodeling and Repair Index offers good news in some markets. More

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