Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Do you have painting critics in your life? Do you have people who tell you that you'll never make it in this industry, in this business? Maybe you've even convinced yourself because you've had years where you haven't been able to achieve the financial goals or the personal goals that you want. I'm here to tell you, they're absolutely...
Pictured here, you’ll see a lot of things I’m thankful for... A beautiful, patient wife and two smart, pretty daughters. Scores of successful painting contractors who have placed their trust in me for guidance. A group of friends that have enriched my life beyond measure. However, there are some things not pictured here. Like many of my friends and family I love (hard to...
Who taught you how to paint? Was it a relative? Maybe a friend or your first employer? When I ask owners this question, most brighten up and get excited! They can’t wait to tell me about how they learned the craft. Stories like... “I worked for a guy named Mike. He was an old-school painter. He taught me how to prep, brush, and...
Hey it's Brandon Lewis. Since you are a Painter's Weekly subscriber, I want to give you a sneak peek before the official announcement about Fall open enrollment 2018. Heading into the winter, if you've got issues in your painting business, when you look at your year to date for 2018, and if it's not where you want it to be,...
How Matt Increased Closing Rates and Prices at the Same Time!
Hello, APPC members. My name's Matt and I am the proud owner of Matthew Rathgeb Painting in Philadelphia, PA, home of the Superbowl champion, Eagles. Still, we're still celebrating even though we stink this year. Anyway, I just wanted to talk about module two, about the sales presentation. I'm gonna try to be brief and stick to the point...
Unless you have been under a rock somewhere, it's virtually impossible to ignore the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation and appointment process. And regardless of where you fall in the political spectrum, I'd like for you to keep an open mind and consider two things that this entire situation, and as it unfolded in front of the nation, what it can...
Hey. I'm Brandon Lewis from Painter's Weekly, and I'd like to reveal to you the biggest mistake that multi-million-dollar painting businesses make. I've done 822 in-depth analysis of painting businesses. Many of them are small, but tons of them, two million, three million, four million, I'll have clients on retainer that are in the 20 and 15-million-dollar categories. There's...
Hey. It's Brandon Lewis coming to you from my home office because this week we welcomed Ruby Lewis into our family, our brand new baby girl. My beautiful wife who is strong and confident and made to be the most awesome mother on the face of the earth brought her into the world the same way she did Sylvia,...
Hey, it's Brandon Lewis here and I cannot tell you how many guys I'm talking to through email and on the phone who are processing tons of work during the hectic summer repaint season, which is where we really rake in our net income harvest, yet they are not generating the profits that they want to be, meaning it...
Hey, it's Brandon Lewis with Painter's Weekly. Are you experiencing the summer slump? You know, that thing that happens when all the kiddos go back to school, that for some reason causes everyone to put all their decisions on hold and the phone stops ringing for estimates and people quit booking. Or perhaps you're going out to see people,...