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More on Getting Customers

For most of us the handyman business is a one-on-one process. You are the single contact for a customer from the sale of the work through doing the work and collecting for the job when it’s completed. This entire process can be an enjoyable exchange or an unpleasant one. Certainly you will run across unpleasant…

Getting New Customers

Starting a handyman business is just like starting any business, you have to put yourself out there. People have to know that you are in business. Years ago when I started there were many small weekly papers and the advertising was reasonable and effective. There are still some out there but they aren’t as popular…

Let Everyone Know About Your Business

Getting customers for any new business takes time. You must let people know that you are available and complete information about your services. The first step should be friends and family. Everyone you know is or knows a potential customer, but only if they know you are in business. Use email, facebook, twitter, letters, postcards,…

Welcome To The Handyman Business Blog

I will be posting regularly to help readers start and operate a handyman business anywhere in the country. Your questions on any aspect of running a handyman business or doing specific handyman jobs are welcome and will be answered as promptly as possible. Please feel free to comment on any of the posts. Thanks for…