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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 [...]

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

Avoid Billing Oversights with Field Management Software

Billing is one of an electrical contracting business’ most vital tasks, as you depend on client payments to fulfill employee wages and other overhead costs. The problem with traditional invoices is that they involve human error. By knowing the most common billing pitfalls, you can take measures to ensure accuracy and timeliness. Billing Mistakes that [...]

Posted June 29, 2016

Field Management Software Eliminates Lost Document Frustrations

Losing or misplacing a document will cost your business more than you might think. In fact, in a survey that Brother International Corporation conducted in 2010, the company discovered this type of disorganization costs up to $177 billion per year. This comes out to about 38 hours, or one workweek, per full-time employee. This and [...]

Should Your Electrical CRM Software be Mobile?

Today’s world is more mobile than ever. In fact, Cisco predicts that the number of mobile devices that individuals own will exceed the world’s population 1.5 times by 2020, representing an eightfold growth in just five years. With mobile devices being a crucial component of an electrical contractor’s business, shouldn’t CRM systems for electricians be [...]

An Electrical Business Before and After CRM Software

Humans, by nature, thrive on routine. When you have a way of doing things that works well, you’re inclined to repeat the behavior. The mentality follows the logic of if it isn’t broke, don’t fix it. In the contracting field, professionals are used to employing manual methods for several tasks—from testing receptacles to scheduling appointments [...]

Embracing Mobile Technology for Your Electrical Business

The most successful businesses are those that plan for change—to adapt to evolving technologies. For electrical contractors with field service workers, this means giving employees the ability to stay connected, work from any location and remain productive while away from the office. Mobile technology and the use of industry-specific software, such as electrical contractors’ software, [...]

Posted March 29, 2016

Industry Leaders that Solved a Problem in the Marketplace

Top companies around the world have two particular qualities: they effectively provide relevant solutions to consumer problems, and they do it better than anyone else. As an electrical contractor, you’re in an industry that has an advantage. Nearly every industry requires the use of electricity. The need to power homes, buildings, roadways, signs, light bulbs, [...]

Posted February 18, 2016
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Customer Reviews: The Lifeblood of Your Company

In today’s technology-driven world, word-of-mouth referrals have a new face as online customer reviews. Big and small companies alike rely heavily on the quality and quantity of customer reviews to demonstrate the effectiveness of their product or service. The same is true for electrical contractors. In a 2013 survey by Dimensional Research, 90 percent of [...]

Posted February 2, 2016
Categories Technology

The Single Most Important Tool for Field Electricians

Yes, you need screwdrivers, pliers, voltage testers and other manual tools to perform essential tasks as an electrician. But, to keep all the moving pieces of your operation together and working smoothly, all-in-one electrical software is vital. While there are a number of CRM system available on the market, choosing field service software that meets [...]

Posted January 9, 2016
Categories Software, Technology

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