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This is the place where smart concrete contractors come to learn how to get more sales and increase their profits.

We know what you are going through.  You put too much on the line every day for too little profit and security.

It’s time to start taking steps to ensure that your company thrives and provides you with the means to build up your personal wealth, pay your key employees well, and gain market share from your competitors.

We can helpWe show good concrete contractors how to:

  • Implement simple marketing systems
  • Make more profit on every job
  • Keep good customers loyal so they don’t leave
  • Increase sales and get more customers
  • Decrease advertising expense while increasing overall marketing effectiveness

We provide valuable tips, information, and products that will give you the edge you need.

I’m Speaking at World of Concrete 2017

Doug Herbert's popular "Systems" presentation to be available again at World of Concrete 2017

Doug Herbert's popular "Systems" presentation to be available again at World of Concrete 2017I’ll be speaking again at the World of Concrete convention in Las Vegas in early 2017. My presentation is titled: How to Increase Profitability by Creating Simple, Effective Systems.

Most contractors know that they should have systems in place throughout their business. However, many have never learned how to actually create those systems.

With examples from actual concrete construction firms, this seminar will walk you through the eight steps of creating simple, yet highly effective systems that will –

  • Improve the quality of your work
  • Reduce mistakes
  • Eliminate headaches
  • Increase your profitability
  • Allow you to delegate work to others

Here are some things you will learn:

  1. Identify what areas of your company can benefit from systems implementation
  2. Apply the specific steps required to build an effective system
  3. Employ tools to implement each system for best results, with buy-in from everyone involved
  4. Establish a follow-up process to ensure new systems stay in place and in use

The presentation is on Thursday, January 19th, from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM. Click here to register for this event.

If you haven’t already attended this presentation, I urge you to sign up. You’ll walk away with a road map for creating systems in your business.

If you have already attended this presentation, you may want to send another person in your company to learn my process that will help you implement systems in your business.

A quick note about crappy seminars: I’m sure you’ve attended presentations where you had more questions as you left the seminar than you did when you walked into it. The speaker told you what you “needed” to do, but they didn’t tell you how to do it.

I have certainly attended presentations like that and it’s really frustrating. I thought they were going to tell me how to fix my problem! I went there for answers, not more questions!

That does not happen at my presentations. I promise that you’ll leave this and every one of my presentations with clear steps to take to solve the problem you came in with. I’ll give you specific steps that you can take back home to help your business prosper.

Sign up now for my presentation.

If you need to register for World of Concrete, you can do that here. If you use the A30 code from the Concrete Foundations Association, you can save money and register for just $20.

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I read a lot of books. Some are outstanding; others seem to miss the mark. Here are four books that I believe every concrete contractor should read to improve their business and life. The next time someone in your family wonders what to get you for a gift, show them this list. The Checklist Manifesto: […]

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