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Ep. 11: Project Case Study

Spencer Powell | Jul 3, 2020 7:30:00 AM | Builder Funnel Radio

Brooks and Wes Powell have worked on plenty of projects through the years. In this episode, we discuss a major project done by Brooks and Wes, a 22 unit town home project in suburban Seattle. We talk about the initial goal, the research process, what went wrong, and more.

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Episode 95: Developing the Future of the Construction Workforce w/ Brandon Patterson

In this episode, Brandon Patterson of Iowa Skilled Trades discusses the importance of bringing initiatives, education, and awareness to skilled trades. He explains why we need to focus on training and apprenticeships, marketing to the next generation, and why more people need to pick trades over college. 

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Ep. 10: Real Estate Investing Metrics

Spencer Powell | Jun 26, 2020 7:30:00 AM | Builder Funnel Radio

Before investing in real estate, there are a few things that you should keep in mind. In this episode, we discuss key things to look at when investing in real estate, some red flags to look out for, what types of returns you should expect, and more. Investing in real estate can be a great addition to running a construction business.

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Episode 94: Spending 0% on Marketing Is Not a Badge of Honor

To run a successful construction company, it is essential to create a proper budget for marketing. In this episode, Spencer explains why it is important to build marketing into your budget and why spending 0% on marketing is not a badge of honor.

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Ep. 9: Owning Real Estate w/ Family

Spencer Powell | Jun 19, 2020 7:30:00 AM | Builder Funnel Radio

When done correctly, real estate is one of the most popular and profitable investments with a lot of potential for success. In this episode, we dive into the world of owning real estate, rentals, apartments and more, in addition to running a construction business.

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Episode 93: How to Interview an SEO Agency w/ Greg Bray

In this episode, Greg Bray of Blue Tangerine gives great advice on interviewing an SEO agency. He discusses what to look for in a company overall, some red flags to look out for, and the kinds of questions people should be asking. Here is how to interview an SEO agency.

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Ep. 8: Should You Always Be Looking to Grow?

Spencer Powell | Jun 12, 2020 7:15:00 AM | Builder Funnel Radio

Growth in a business is normally a good thing, but there are some circumstances where it might be better to maintain what you have. In this episode, we talk about the good and bad aspects of growth, and how to know when it's time to grow.

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Episode 92: Too Many Leads?

In this episode, Spencer explains why he doesn't believe in "too many leads". He talks about how more leads can lead to better leads, especially if you introduce a good pre-qualification process.

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Ep. 7: HR Nightmares & How to Deal With Them

Spencer Powell | Jun 5, 2020 7:15:00 AM | Builder Funnel Radio

Having to resolve HR issues can be challenging, especially issues that involve a family member. In this episode, Wes and Brooks give us their thoughts on how to deal with difficult situations along with going about solving them. 

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Episode 91: How to Implement a Virtual Selling Strategy for Your Construction Business w/ Bryan Kaplan

In this episode, Bryan Kaplan of Construction Consulting gives timely tips on how to sell better virtually. In recent months, construction business have switched much of their sales to digital environments. Here is how to use a digital sales environment to your advantage.

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