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The Elephant Theory: How Avoiding Shared Solutions Can Help Maximize Business Development

A typical electrical contractor CRM system is designed to be built once and shared by as many users as possible. If the system were an elephant, you would find thousands of individuals riding it. When this happens with CRM for electrical company workers, the elephant could slow down or even crash for long periods, which [...]

Posted June 16, 2017

How to Use 360e’s Personalized Reporting to Improve Your Quote-to-Job Ratio

360e is robust software that facilitates project management for electricians. In addition to making it simple to schedule workers, track expenses, manage invoices and check on the progress of jobs, the app also creates reports that help you identify ways to improve quote conversion rates. Knowing how to take advantage of 360e’s intuitive features and [...]

Why More Millennials Should Become Skilled Trade Workers

Without electricity, the life you know would not exist. Electricity is an essential facet in many aspects of daily life, and economists are urging young people to learn a trade. Before considering how to become an electrician, it’s important to know why the vocation is necessary and important. Electricians install, maintain and repair lighting, electrical [...]

Posted May 19, 2017

How to Explain Outdoor Lighting to Your Customers

Outdoor lighting can increase a property’s safety and curb appeal when installed correctly. While the low-voltage systems may be less expensive to install and have less stringent electrical code standards, there are several factors to consider, such as aesthetics, hardware, damage prevention, and waterproofing. By being familiar with the National Electrical Code and the lighting [...]

Posted May 4, 2017

What You Need to Know About Starting an Electrician Company

As long as civilizations use electricity, there will always be a demand for electricians. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of electricians through 2024 will grow by 14 percent, which is much faster than average for all occupations thanks to increased construction rates, clean energy advancements and the number of people expected [...]

Deductions that Save Electricians Major Cash

Tax season doesn’t have to seem like a nightmare to your bottom line. Part of setting your small business up for success is maintaining good bookkeeping records that track all your expenses. Simple items that you may not have considered could count as electrician tax deductions that reduce the blow when you pay Uncle Sam. [...]

Posted April 10, 2017

Don’t Lose Your Electrical Leads—Best Practices for Success

When you completed training to become an electrician, you learned the ins and out of electrical leads. Misplacing one meant losing the ability to use devices. When you own or help run an electrical company, you must manage a different type of lead—electrical business leads. One of the most difficult parts of making a sale [...]

Posted November 10, 2016

Coal-Mining Electricians—History & Safety

Electricians are a vital part of coal mining operations, as they install and maintain the electrical systems in mines. More importantly, their specialized skills are essential to keeping mining sites safe. Over the decades, the mining industry has gained a better understanding of electrical hazards by examining and improving upon past system designs and practices. [...]

Posted November 2, 2016

What Makes 360e’s Field Service Management Software Different

All field service management software does the same thing, right? While this might be true for some software programs, 360e field service management software is different. It has all the features you wish this type of software included and none of the ones you don’t need. This is because our developers are contractors themselves. We [...]

Posted September 21, 2016

Electrical Apprenticeship Programs Create a Solid Career Path

Working as an electrician is a rewarding career in which you possess a specialized set of skills and knowledge. Without electricians, the lights would not turn on, the internet wouldn’t exist and life would be much different. The work that we do truly makes a difference in the world. Incidentally, the U.S. Bureau of Labor [...]

Posted September 14, 2016

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