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The Top Reasons to Finance Your Home Remodeling or Repair Project

Let’s face it: even cash savvy homeowners often may not have all the money they need on hand for an unexpected repair or replacement like a new furnace. The same...

How to Gain New Leads through Social Media Strategies

No doubt your sales team has pursued traditional sales tactics in generating new leads for your business, but in a world where social media is increasingly becoming more popular, how can...

Navigating the Waters of Online Review Sites

In the era of online reviews, understanding when and where reviews appear has become a necessity for home improvement contractors to succeed online. With online review sites, review apps on every...

How Well Do You Really Know Your Customers--QUIZ Results

Understanding your customers is essential to growing your business. Although many business owners think they understand who their customers are, many have misconceived ideas because of wrong or dated information.

SlideShare--3 Ways the Best Contractors Use Social Media to Boost Business

Take a look at EnerBank's latest slideshare about the three ways the best contractors use social media to boost business. These simple steps can help you master your social media presence with ease.

Business Intelligence: A Contractor’s Secret Weapon

No ethical business owner would applaud the alleged efforts of the St. Louis Cardinals to hack into the private networks of the Houston Astros and steal information on its key players....

Don’t Bury It Yet—Direct Mail Marketing Is Not Dead

According to the 2013 U.S. Census, 78.5% of households reported that they owned a desktop or laptop computer, and 73.4% of households reported having high speed internet. With this information, it...

10 Social Media Dos and Don’ts for Marketing Your Business

Establishing an online social media presence for your business isn’t easy. It can be a real hassle creating your various profiles across multiple platforms and writing posts that actually garner qualified...

Turning Technicians into Salespeople (Without Them Knowing It)

You might have the most knowledgeable, experienced and friendly service technicians around, but if they aren’t skilled at cross-selling and upselling, you are likely missing out on significant opportunities to grow...

EnerBank CEO Named to American Banker’s 2015 List of 25 Most Powerful Women in Finance

American Banker has named EnerBank USA CEO Louise Kelly to its 2015 List of 25 Most Powerful Women in Finance. The publication honors executives in wealth management, investment banking, and other...

Big Returns for Community Involvement

As seen in People Development Magazine.When someone asks if we can afford to be involved in our local community, I answer, “How can we afford not to?” While part of every...

Why You Should Educate Your Customers, and How to Do It

There’s a common goal found in every major, successful company: to be an authority in its respective field. If your business is not dedicated to becoming an authority in the home...

Online Reviews: What You Need to Know

Interested in learning more about what you need to do to get more online reviews? EnerBank tells you what you need to know!For more information about why online reviews are essential...

Upselling Is a Dirty Word... Or Is It?

The term upsell has become a word that may allude to unscrupulous salespeople trying to boost their commission check without taking customers’ actual needs into account. Unfortunately, because of the practices...

What the Top Business Leaders Do Differently than You

Ever wonder what the world’s most successful business leaders do differently than you? Is it their morning routine, how they prioritize the workday or the books they read at night? Our...

Six Steps to Create a Culture of Ownership with Your Employees

If you find that your employees are treating their work like it’s just “another job,” you might be wondering how you can get them to care about the business as much...

10 of the Best Strategies for Motivating Sales Reps

Creating a system for success within your sales department is essential to helping your company grow. But one quick trick won’t save a struggling sales team. A winning sales team is...

5 Reasons Your Company Needs a Written Sales Process

Everyone has the occasional bad day, but as a business owner, you don't want that to cost you new customers. Your sales team is likely made up of wonderfully unique...

7 Tips for Improving the Customer Experience

When was the last time you thought about your customers’ experience from beginning to end? This is about more than the service you provide individual customers, but rather about putting yourself...

3 Ways the Best Contractors Use Social Media to Boost Business

When was the last time you got a lead from Facebook or another social platform? Social media is a powerful tool that should not be overlooked when you’re trying to boost...