Dave Sullivan

00: Introducing The Roofer Show with Dave Sullivan

00: Introducing The Roofer Show with Dave Sullivan

Welcome to the show! Today’s episode covers what this show is about, who it’s for, and what’s in it for you, the roofing contractor. We will also discuss how I’m qualified to help roofing contractors like you build a more profitable roofing business. I’ll give you insights into how I grew my roofing business, what has worked for me, and what hasn’t worked. In short, my purpose for the show is to help you grow your business, make more money, and have more free time. In each episode, I’ll share a simple and actionable Quick Business Tip that you can implement today! If you want to learn from the experiences AND the mistakes of others in the roofing business, then this show is for you. Let’s get started! You don't want to miss this episode! What you’ll hear in this episode: The WHAT, WHO, and WHY: I’ll interview experts on topics you want to hear about I’ll keep it short, so you can download and listen at your convenience I’ll show you how to make small improvements every day and why you should learn from those who have been there and already done it I’ll offer solutions to the problems you face What problems do you face? Roofing magazine conducted a survey of roofing contractors to find the TOP FIVE issues in running their businesses. Most likely, these are problems for you also: Qualified labor for your work force Lowball pricing and bidding wars Healthcare Government intervention and regulations Cash flow and financing Other topics we will address: Valuing your business and selling it for top dollar Getting more quality leads and selling more work Website conversion strategies How can I help you? I grew up in a family roofing business in Oakland, CA, but almost tanked the business when I took over for my dad The game-changer for me?  Hiring a business consultant with a business plan that worked The result? We helped save the business and make it extremely successful How vertigo and back trouble forced me to sell the company and retire Why I started a website, blog, and this podcast: to teach contractors what I know and stay connected to the industry and my colleagues My Quick Business Tip: Your prospects only care what’s in it for them, so your About page is CRUCIAL! Let me show you why you should care: The About page is the 2nd most visited page on your website—a golden opportunity! You must use real and professionally-taken photos Every word should have a clear and meaningful purpose Give a clear call to action for every visitor to your site “Your About page is the virtual lobby of your business. Keep it clean and organized.” Resources:  www.theroofershow.com (Visit my website for information, tips, and great resources to help take your business to the next level!)    

Duration: 18 min

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