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Don't Use Residential Software for a Commercial Service Business

Commercial and residential service contractors work completely differently. So why would a commercial contractor adopt service management software designed for residential contractors?     While they work in similar fields…

Career Planning Advice: Plant Deep Roots Instead of Shallow Ones

Where do you see yourself in five years? The interview question always seems difficult to answer because it’s hard to predict the opportunities that will come along with the career choices you make. Lauren Rice and Gaganjeet Singh recently…
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2020 COVID-19 Impact on Fire Protection Contractors - Through November

A data study of what happened in 2020 (the great dumpster fire.)   Since March 2020, the fire protection contracting industry has been reeling from the impacts of COVID-19. In the early days of the pandemic, when cities and states…
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Get Ready for Greedy Growth - Build a Lasting Competitive Advantage During an Economic Turndown

“When others are greedy, be fearful. When others are fearful, be greedy.” Warren Buffet is the third richest guy on the planet, and he is known for taking a long view on wealth creation. According to Buffet, when the good times are rolling,…
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LifeSafety Management: Streamlining Data Collection

Managing Disparate Systems LifeSafety Management (LSM) is a premier fire protection and life safety company that has serviced the South Florida area for over 20 years. LSM understands the importance of maintaining a safe environment for…
AAA Fire Protection
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AAA Fire Protection: Simplifying Inspection Reports

Complicated Inspection Reports AAA Fire Protection is a full service fire protection company headquartered in Seattle, WA with technicians that are equipped and organized to provide service throughout Western Washington. Servicing such…
Sterling Industrial Refrigeration
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Sterling Industrial Refrigeration: Keeping Customers in Compliance

Time-Consuming Procedure Sterling Industrial Refrigeration, Inc. was formed in May of 1995 to provide the highest quality refrigeration design/build services to the food processing industry. Their technicians work with hazardous refrigerants,…

News from ServiceTrade: New Partnerships With Frontier Growth and Bull City Venture Partners

I am very excited to announce today that ServiceTrade has partnered with Frontier Growth and Bull City Venture Partners to accelerate our technology innovations for the commercial service contracting market.  I, my co-founder Brian Smithwick,…
RESSAC Climate Control Technologies
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RESSAC Climate Control Technologies: A Better Way to Collect Data

Re-evaluate How You Manage Forms RESSAC Climate Control Technologies is a third generation family-owned business that services light commercial mechanical systems. They specialize in serving low-risk office parks, mall retail and big box…