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PRESS RELEASE: Local Software Company Helps Electricians Succeed in Pandemic Climate

2020 was a decisive year for the contracting industry. With the COVID pandemic affecting the economy at so many levels, contractors had to run a tighter business than ever to meet the demands of customers and the influx of safety and safe practice requirements that were required to help businesses re-open and stay open. The [...]

Posted December 23, 2020
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Margin vs. Markup – What’s the Difference?

As an electrician or other tradesman, owning a business can be difficult. Sure, you understand the electrical aspect of the business and even the customer service part. But, when the numbers come into play, things can get a bit tricky to say the least. Your business’s accounting is such an imperative part to its success [...]

Posted November 5, 2019
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The Anatomy of a Service Call

Is Your Business Falling Prey to the ‘Money Pits’ of Contracting? In today’s fast-paced business environment, contractors are regularly struggling to compete for customers and jobs all while trying to manage operations, employees, new technology, cash flow, and profits – a tricky balancing act for even the most skilled business owners. However, contracting companies that [...]

Posted October 24, 2019
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What People Are Saying About 360e

Have you heard of 360e? We designed 360e software to improve the workflow of electrical contractors and home services technicians with features such as job scheduling, billing, job tracking, and more! We know it works because we use it—and we’re electricians, too! For more insight, check out what is being said about us by contractors [...]

Posted September 23, 2019
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Top Ways to Maximize Jobsite Productivity

Productivity is the broad term that succinctly describes how successful your team is on a day-to-day basis. Whether they are going out into the field or working in the office, how productive everyone is will determine whether or not your business succeeds and grows, or stagnates and eventually fails. Looking to streamline the productivity of [...]

Posted September 20, 2019
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How Do I Choose the Best Employee Scheduling Software?

The right employee and job scheduling software can change your life as a contractor, whether you do plumbing, HVAC, electrical, or related services. But how do you choose the right software tools for your contracting business? At 360e, we’ll help you understand what to look for in a scheduling software. Manage a Growing Business Effortlessly? [...]

Posted August 23, 2019
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How Do I Manage My Plumbing Business?

Your plumbing business has plenty of room to grow, or it would—if you had more time. Maybe you’d like an office assistant and dispatcher or scheduler, a field supervisor, a billing bookkeeper, and/or a marketing person to bring in more leads. Most small businesses can’t afford to hire all of (or any of) those people! [...]

Posted August 22, 2019
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Is Your Electrical Company Time Tracking Yet? If Not, Why?

Time is money. If you’re not tracking your electricians’ time, you may not have an accurate picture regarding how many hours your employees actually work, how much to bill a client, and where productivity shortcomings fall. By adding electrical time tracking software to your processes, your electrical business will be more efficient and proactive. Check [...]

Posted August 13, 2019

What Is Dispatch Software?

Dispatch software can change your life as a contractor. At 360e, our affordable, custom-built dispatching platform helps business run smoothly for HVAC contractors, electricians, plumbers, and similar businesses. For companies like yours that need to closely manage field operations, our software tools offer features that help make your projects more organized—and your job easier. Here’s how [...]

Posted July 22, 2019

Dispatching Tips for Contractors

Dispatching can make or break a contracting business. Smooth, efficient dispatch procedures will set you ahead of all competition, so it’s important to focus on this crucial detail if you want to be a successful (and less stressed out) contractor. Here’s how to become a true hero to your customers, make your workdays easier, and grow [...]

Posted July 19, 2019

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