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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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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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Episode 32: Estimating for Remodelers Decoded w/ Michael Stone

In this week's episode, Spencer hosts Michael Stone of Markupandprofit.com. Michael is a business coach in the construction industry, and he has over 58 years of experience. We don't mean to date you Michael, but that's an impressive feat!

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Episode 36: How to Achieve Massive Business Growth w/ Josh Kelly

In this week's episode, Spencer hosts Josh Kelly of Parker & Sons HVAC and Revukangaroo.com.

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Episode 35: Getting Traffic to Your Contractor Website via Paid Advertising

One of the biggest areas of confusion for contractors and marketers alike is, how the heck do paid ads work? This week we host Marc Levesque, a paid advertising expert, gives us the skinny on how PPC for contractors and Facebook ads for contractors can help you grow your remodeling or home building business. 

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Episode 34: Why Your Construction Business Needs a CRM w/ Bobby Darnell

In this week's episode, Spencer hosts Bobby Darnell of Construction Market Consultants. Bobby has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry, and is an expert in the CRM set-up and sales process. Bobby helps companies implement CRM software processes, and helps refine their sales strategies as well. If your company relies on sales (which we imagine it does) then this episode is for you. 

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Episode 33: The What and Why Behind Builder Funnel Radio plus Marketing and Life Hacks

In this week's episode we have Ethan Beute from BombBomb back in the studio, but this time Ethan takes the reigns and hosts Spencer as a guest on his own podcast. Ethan talks to Spencer about how the podcast got started and who it's good for. We talk about some mistakes companies make with their marketing, we talk about how to read 50 books a year...we get into a little bit of everything on this episode.

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Episode 31: Social Media Decoded with Spencer Powell

In this week's episode, Spencer runs solo and talks to about social media. Social media can be somewhat of an enigma. There are so many different viable strategies you can implement to grow your business, it's hard to pick just one. In this week's episode, Spencer talks about which social channels are best for your construction business, how much you should be posting, where you should be using hashtags, and Spencer even has a great solution for those of you out there that don't have time to invest in social media. 

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Episode 30: The Art of Negotiation w/ Mark Raffan

In this week's episode, Spencer hosts Mark Raffan of Negotiations Ninja.

Mark is a seasoned sales professional who fell in love with the procurement process and by doing so, became an expert in the art of negotiation. He now coaches others in the art of negotiation and runs a great podcast where you can learn his ways. On our episode this week, Mark takes us through how to navigate the negotiation process from beginning to end. Mark talks to us about how to prep for your negotiation by doing good research, figuring out your number and learning to listen - and he takes us all the way to closing the negotiation out on a good note. 

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Episode 29: New Home Sales Management with Kathy Tucker

In this week's episode, Spencer hosts Kathy Tucker from New Homes Solutions. Kathy has been in corporate home sales for 30 years now and she knows a thing or two.

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