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100 Pool Company Names
Starting a pool company or giving your existing one a fresh look? Choosing between the right pool company names is one of the most crucial steps in developing a solid company foundation. Choosing from the right pool company names is crucial because it’s the face of your brand, appearing on everything from business cards and […]
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Eco Pool Services: Creating a Sustainable Oasis
Whether you decide to go entirely “green,” or you decide to offer a few eco pool services, this article will help you get started!
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How to Start a Pool Cleaning Business in 9 EASY Steps
This complete and easy guide shows you how to start a pool cleaning business. Use these pro strategies to grow a profitable business now!
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How to Become a Pool Technician
Start working toward your new career by taking advantage of this easy guide on how to become a pool technician!
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New 2024 MAHC Proposals to Impact Commercial Pool Cleaning
Use this information to stay current on the new 2024 MAHC proposals and follow the latest commercial pool cleaning standards!
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Pool Hiring Guide: How to Hire the Best Techs
Start hiring the best pool service employees for your business right now. Take advantage of these pool service hiring tips TODAY!
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Pool Marketing: The Basics to Leveling Up
Use this complete pool service marketing guide to help you grow your business into a success. Start building your marketing strategies today!
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13 Pool Social Media Tips to Grow Your Business
Use these pool service social media tips to help grow your business. Plus, get free downloadable gifts to get your business started!
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5 Pool Industry Trends to Make a Splash in 2024
Use these winning 2024 pool industry trends to make a splash in your community, promote long-term success, and beat the competition!
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Free Pool Service Software: Is It the Answer?
Free pool service software? Choose the #1 software that essentially pays for itself with profit maximization and everyday task streamlining!
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How Much to Pay Your Pool Technicians
Knowing how much to pay your pool technicians is one of the best ways to ensure you hire and keep the best talent in your area. Ever wondered if you’re compensating your pool technicians too much or too little? In this quick guide, we’ll show you everything you need to know about how much to […]
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5 Reasons Why Your Pool Service Clients Are Leaving
Discover the top reasons your pool service clients are leaving for the competition. Use these key insights to keep your best clients happy!
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5 Pro Tips for Keeping Your Best Pool Technicians
Use this article to explore the top pro tips for keeping your best pool technicians so they won’t leave for the competition!
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7 Reasons Why Pool Service Businesses Fail
Use the key pro strategies in this article to avoid these common reasons why pool services businesses fail!
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7 Pool Leave Behinds for Your Business
Use these top pool leave behinds to instantly begin cultivating healthy client relationships to increase retention and customer satisfaction!
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5 Smart Ways to Cut Costs in Your Pool Business
By the end of this article, you’ll have everything you need to cut costs in your pool business and stretch your spending farther!
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7 Features You Wish You Had With Your Pool Service Software
This article will demonstrate how the #1 pool service software provides your business with the top features you need, when you need them.
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5 Ways to Build a Recession-Proof Pool Business
Start utilizing these pro strategies to develop a recession-proof pool business for long-term success, growth, and maximized profits!
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Pool Cleaning Pricing: Essential Steps to Maximize Profits
Use this complete pool cleaning pricing guide to set your prices right the first time and improve your pricing process.
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5 Ways to Write the Best Pool Tech Job Description
Take advantage of these expert strategies to start hiring the right local talent using the best pool tech job description!
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7 Reasons to Fire a Bad Pool Service Client
While firing a client should always be a last resort, it’s important to know when it’s time to let a bad pool service client go!
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5 Ways to Generate 5-Star Pool Company Reviews
Expand reach, increase conversions, and dominate your local market by generating 5-star pool company reviews using these simple steps today!
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2022 Service Edge Conference
Xplor Technologies is excited to announce the 2022 Service Edge Conference – a new annual event for Xplor Service Autopilot and Xplor FieldEdge members and potential customers.
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Easily Create Google Ads for Pool Service Businesses
Increase conversions, establish online presence, and expand discoverability with Google ads for pool service businesses.
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5 Steps to Writing Effective Pool Cleaning Ads
Use this article to start taking advantage of the top-selling copywriting secrets to writing effective pool cleaning ads today!
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5 Ways to Make Money in the Pool Service Business
Leverage the effective strategies in this article to help you to quickly make money in the pool service business.
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The Best Pool Cleaner Uniform for Your Business
Eliminate endless hours of research and guesses, and use this article to uncover the best pool cleaner uniform for your business.
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How to Develop a Robust Pool Checklist
This article ensures you have all of the necessary information to easily create a robust pool checklist.
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How to Successfully Complete a Pool Service Price Increase
Use the advice in this article to successfully complete a pool service price increase and minimize the risk of losing clients.
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Commercial Pool Equipment: Basics to Get Started
Discover the basic commercial pool equipment you need to get started. Plus, unpack the top products recommended by industry professionals.
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How to Create the Perfect Pool Service Business Plan
Creating the perfect pool service business plan doesn't have to be complicated. Use this outline to simplify the process and get started now!
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How to Raise Pool Service Prices Without Losing Clients
Make all of your jobs profitable by using this simple guide to help you raise pool service prices without losing clients in your business.
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Build the Best Pool Service Website for Your Business
The best pool service website helps your business automatically win clients and beat competitors. Use this guide to see how to easily do it!
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How to Win More Clients With Pool Service Flyers
Start winning more clients NOW using these top strategies for creating the most effective pool service flyers for your business.
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How to Save Time on Your Field Service Operations
Streamlining your field service operations saves time and increases profits. Use this article to find the best tools to speed up operations!
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How to Grow a Pool Service Business
Use these insider secrets and tools to grow your pool service business FAST. Plus, find out how you can start increasing your profits today!
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How to Create the Perfect Pool Service Business Cards
Use these winning strategies to create the best pool service business cards in the industry to throw your competition out of the ballpark.
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The Top 10 Biggest Pool Service Business Mistakes to Avoid
Use this information in this article to avoid the most common pool service business mistakes, and fix the mistakes you've already made!
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5 Secrets to Getting Your First Pool Service Clients
Use the winning strategies to start getting your first pool service clients today! Plus, keep these clients for many years to come.
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How to Build a Recession-Proof Business
By the end of this article, you’ll know how to make your business recession-proof in order to withstand any economic crisis.
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How to Run Your Business Remotely During COVID-19
Did you know that you can completely run your business remotely from your home? Read this article to find out how you can start TODAY.
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Take Your Business to the Next Level with These Lessons from SA6
Trying to take your business to the “next level?” Check out some of the lessons you may have missed or relive the glory from all that was SA6.
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The Top 9 Books You Should Be Reading After SA6
These are the top 9 book recommendations from our SA6 Speakers. So whether you attended SA5 or not, these books are sure to help grow your business.
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Do You Need a Tax Preparer or a CPA?
With a new tax code in play, who's going to help you file your taxes this year - a Tax Preparer or CPA? You’ll need to know who you can turn to for support.
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The #1 Way to Have a Kickass New Year
Increase your business growth and revenue in 2019 with these 12 productivity tips. Plus, you'll find out the #1 way to have a kickass New Year!
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SA5 | Growth on Fire
What is the hardest part of growing your business? Facing your problems ALONE. Couple the business challenges with personal dilemmas and you've got yourself a powder keg waiting to explode. SA5 took on those issues and MORE this year by revealing to attendees how to overcome your biggest challenges, cope with the things you cannot […]
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The Top 11 Books from SA5
Whether you attended SA5 or missed it, these are the top 11 books recommended by industry leaders and experts at the conference.
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Should You Hire People with NO Experience?
I know what you’re thinking. You clicked this post because you’d never hire a “know-nothing.” Inexperienced employees drive you crazy. You don’t want them… … but I want to change your mind. You should think harder about hiring those "know-nothings." They just might surprise you: 1. They’re cheaper than experienced labor. Someone with 3-5 years […]
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How to Fix Your Email Hygiene (and Sell More Work)
"Why are my clients not getting my emails?!" Read this article, and we'll show you how to fix all of your email deliverability problems... and get great email list hygiene.
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Part-Timers, Job-Owners: Can You Overcome The 5 Hurdles to Become a Large Business?
Mike Callahan, the owner of Callahan's Lawn Care (one of the biggest lawn care companies in NY-state), produced an awesome video explaining the 5 stages your business will grow through and the hurdles of each stage. These stages aren't unique to lawn care or cleaning, they're the stages every small business works through. Stage #1: Part-Time […]
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23 Amazing insights, Tools, and Strategies from the 2017 Service Autopilot Conference | Best of SA4: NEXT
If you’ve ever said… “It’s too hard to find good employees these days!” ...then count yourself lucky. Hiring,  which is the #1 problem for every owner in the Service Industry, may actually be a good thing for your business. Let me say that again: It's good that you can't find employees. Jonathan Potoschnik’s opening Keynote […]
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3 Sales Triggers that Will Generate More Clients for Your Business
You use every marketing trick in the book. But it's not enough... The "new client hose" is barely dripping. How do you crack it open? If you want to flood your business in new clients, you don't need elbow grease... ...what you need is a little bit of Psychology. These 3 sales triggers are guaranteed […]
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17 Revealing Questions You Should Ask Your Clients Every Year
Lawn Care. Landscaping. Window washing or residential cleaning.  Whatever industry you live in, you need to make your clients happy. But how do you know when they’re happy? Here is a list of 17 questions that will enhance your client relationships - and help you prevent upcoming problems.
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How to Hire Your First Office Assistant
Hiring your first office assistant is a nail-biting experience. You are about to pay someone who will never produce billable work. You will never charge for their time. Yet, if you want to scale your lawn care or landscaping business, you MUST hire the right employees. It feels risky, and many business owners put it […]
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How to get the most value from your next Trade Show or Conference
Going to an industry conference is like trying to fly through a hurricane in a cheap, one-prop Cessna airplane. You walk in, and WHAM you're hit with: Loud, high-energy venues Tons of people to connect with speakers slinging so much knowledge you need a lifejacket just to stay afloat and breathe Think about the conferences […]
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How to Write an Email (That Doesn't Suck)
You put time at a premium. So do your clients. Write emails worth reading and keep 'em short and sweet. Nothing communicates how much you care about a client like the amount of time that goes into your correspondence with them. In the internet millennium, email is the contact method of preference for most people, but the […]
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Profit First: The #1 Problem this Book will Fix in Your Service Business
Quick: what is the fastest way to increase profits in your business? If you immediately thought "Sell more work," or "Get more clients," then I'm about to tell you exactly why you should read Profit First. Do you have any of these problems: Unplanned Accounting: "We figure out our financials as we go. It's how we've always […]
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Why You Need to Appreciate Your Employees on the Holidays
Everything is wrapped in red and green. It's freezing cold outside. They won't stop playing that "so happy it sounds fake" Christmas music. You know what time of year it is. Only THIS year, you've decided you want to do something to show your Employees how much you appreciate them. But what? And how?
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8 Signs You're Offering Too Many Services
On an average day at an upscale food market, there was a table covered with more than 24 varieties of jam. Encouraged by free taste tests and "$1 off" coupons, shoppers swarmed the table. The profits were good, not great. No surprises there. On another average day, another table was set up - this time, […]
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4 Reasons Free Service Software Will Cost You Money
It feels like prices are always going up. Housing is getting more expensive, your employees are asking for more money, and that new mower you just bought almost costs double what you paid for the last one. You know you need to start managing your budget better. So, you browse the internet, and you type in […]
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How to Build a $1,000,000 Revenue Business in 5 years
Most service businesses make around $50,000 a year. A lot of them fail to grow beyond this number, and eventually these owners say, "This business isn't worth it." They're right. If you're going to work 80 hours a week, and your business isn't going to generate more than $50,000, then what's the point? So, how do you grow […]
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$100 Per Hour Work
Bill Gates walks down the street and a $50 bill falls out of his pocket. In the second that it takes him to pick up that $50, he will earn more than $100 from interest. Unless you are Mr. Gates himself, it's hard to imagine that picking up a $50 bill would be a waste of […]
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Your Other Set of Goals
You're on a beach, with crystal clear waves lapping at your feet. Above you, a palm tree provides the perfect amount of shade, and the old volcanoes rise steeply behind you. You can hear the songs of birds and chattering of monkeys in the jungle, but you can also hear the tinkling of glass and […]
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How to Break into Your Market without Being Rich
The Service Industry is hugely competitive. Whether you're jump-starting your cleaning business, or looking to mow more lawns, it's never going to be easy to break into your market. You're going up against giants here.  So, as the new guy or gal in town, what are your chances?
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3 Tips to Get Clients to Pay by Credit Card
I get asked a lot of questions about how to run a service business. One of the most common questions I get is, "How do you get your Clients to pay you with a credit card?" It actually doesn't take as much work as you might think. I've had to go through this process with my […]
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Is Drive Time Killing Your Profits? (Drive Time Tracking on Your Apple or Android Device)
"We had to mow 20+ lawns that day - that might not seem like so much to the bigger businesses, but for us, this was huge. This was our big day. And those weren't small properties, those were some big, residential lawns. So we worked our asses off, all day. We drove all over town, and I think […]
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4 Actions for Building the Best Team in the Field Service Industry
In the lawn and landscaping industry, finding employees is hard enough. But finding the best employees is even harder.
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Run Your Lawn Care Business like a Football Team?
When you hear the word WIN, what pops into your head? *Having a better team* - *Scoring more points * - *That glorious moment of victory* Now think of WIN in the context to the Field Service Industry - how do YOU win in the field industry?
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34 Must-Read Books for Improving Your Business
On Wednesday, we talked about how you should build your knowledge to gain an edge over your competition - and in that post, we promised a list of must-read Business books. The CEO and Co-founder of Service Autopilot, Jonathan Pototschnik, recommends these books (and a few podcasts!) for people who care about growing their business. Each […]
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