About the Book
About the Author
Good with tools? Use your know-how to make money in ANY economy. My book, Handyman Business Quick Start Guide, is based on more than 30 years of first-hand experience of self-employment in home repair and woodworking. I wish I’d known then what I know now! Here’s what YOU’LL learn:
Getting Business: Customers are looking for you v How to find them
v How to make it easy for them to find you
Pricing for Profit
v Pricing by the hour or by the job?
v Discounts – lose money to make money
v Overtime & holidays
v Marking up materials
v Push what you do best
v Upselling a job
v When you need one, when you don’t
v How to write one
v Pre-made contracts
First Impressions: appearance and communication
Your Toolkit: what you need, what you don’t’
Safety First (and last)
Licensing and Accounting
And much more!
Everything you need to know is right here. I show you how to start it and how to keep it going, every step of day-to-day operations using time-tested, real-world methods.
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