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How Field Management Software Workflows Can Increase Efficiency

Every minute wasted of your company’s day-to-day operations can affect your bottom line. Even seemingly insignificant inefficiencies can hurt your companies revenue. While established processes can improve workplace productivity, an electronic workflow, designed for electrical businesses, will further streamline your operations, improve communication, boost efficiency and help you save money. Rather than exhaust multiple resources [...]

Posted July 14, 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 [...]

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

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. [...]

The Evolving Years of an Electrician Company

The electrical industry is in a constant state of change as technologies continue to advance. As the industry evolves, so do the tools that contractors use to manage their businesses. These tools have not only simplified operations, they’ve also increased their efficiencies. In addition to voltmeters, screwdrivers and wires, modern day electrical companies have added [...]

Posted October 4, 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

Achieve Superior Customer Management: Essential Tips for Electricians

Customer relationship management is about more than returning phone calls and being polite to your clients. It’s about fostering the customer experience and the relationship with your brand throughout all interactions to exceed expectations and increase satisfaction and loyalty. On your own, this is a big undertaking. Thankfully, using field service software designed for electricians [...]

Posted September 6, 2016

Business Process Development Services for Electricians

As an electrical contractor, you have a lot on your plate: you own a business, manage employees, create marketing strategies, work on projects, provide customer service, and much more. When you spend so much time immersed in the details of your operations, it might be easy to overlook opportunities that may help your business improve [...]

Posted August 25, 2016

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