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Are You Losing Money on Inefficiencies in Your Business?

There is always room for improvement when running your own business. Inefficiencies and unnecessary redundancies in an electrical contracting business lead to productivity losses that might seem minor on their own, but add up with time. Think about the last time the office lost a document—an invoice, contract, receipt, or note scribbled on a piece [...]

Posted April 14, 2016
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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

The Top 5 Client Service Mistakes to Avoid

While securing new business is crucial to any type of contracting business, repeat customers are what will ensure long-term success. The key driver of customer retention is customer service. When you examine industry leaders, you’ll find one constant: the most trusted and successful contractors take customer service seriously. Since customer service involves human-to-human interaction, mistakes [...]

Posted March 2, 2016
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Successful Project Management Tips for Electricians

Project management is a big part of an electrical contractor’s job. It’s also a difficult job. Project management is so vital to every business’ success that some individuals earn certifications and advanced degrees in the subject. The good news is that you don’t have to. With 360e’s project management software, electricians have access to an [...]

Posted January 27, 2016

Top 6 Reasons to Buy Web-Based Software for Field Service Management

Web-based field service management software is more than a convenience tool. It’s a comprehensive solution that works for you, as it allows you to manage your company’s operations from a single platform. Good web-based electrical contractor management software isn’t just attractive or convenient, it resolves pain points that your company may experience. Benefits of Web-Based [...]

Posted January 14, 2016

How Efficient Communication Can Save Your Electrical Business

Communication is one of the key elements to running an electrical contracting business and maintaining employee and customer satisfaction. As communication continues to improve throughout the industry, contractors are finding that it’s not enough to finish a job on time and within budget. Today’s leading electrical businesses use all-in-one electrical software like 360e to improve [...]

Posted October 26, 2015

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. Benefits [...]

Posted July 21, 2015

A Place for Everything, Everything in Its Place

What’s the one thing that you’ll find in abundance in an electrical contractor’s office or project site? Records in paper form. From notes to requisitions to quotes, records are essential to keeping your business on track. Even more essential, however, is how you file and organize those documents. To stay organized with minimal effort, all-in-one [...]

Posted July 8, 2015

Field Service Software to Eliminate Business Time Suckers

We understand that everything your electrical contracting company does have a cost. By evaluating its processes and the respective impacts on labor using electrical contracting business management software such as 360e, you’ll identify inefficiencies and their impact on the bottom line. The same software can also help you increase productivity so all tasks add value, [...]

Posted July 1, 2015

Electricians Understand the Importance of Efficiency

Time equals BIG money in the contracting world, making efficiency a hot buzzword. When the budget for projects are tight and all general contractors seem to care about is the bid, it may seem hard to believe that other electricians can do the same job at a cheaper price and stay afloat. Their secret is [...]

Posted June 19, 2015

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