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Why Remodelers With Less Than $1M in Sales Need to Use a CRM

Home Builder CRM, CRM, Remodeler CRM, Digital Marketing for Remodelers

Sometimes when remodelers check out the latest marketing intelligence for their industry they can feel left out. That’s partucluarly true when the information marketing experts talk about gets into topics such as Customer Relationship Management (CRM).  It can be easy to think that that kind of marketing sophistication is for “the big boys.” What if your remodeling business does less than $1M in sales a year? Isn’t CRM overkill? Do you really need it?

5 Tips to Keep Homebuilding Clients Coming Back

Lead Nurturing, Email Marketing, CRM

It’s one thing to find new homebuilding clients, but it’s another to keep them coming back to you time after time. Good service is obviously the best way to retain customers, but how do you keep your company top of mind with clients that only have work for you occasionally? You can’t keep contacting them to find out if they’re planning any renovations. Or can you? The good news is that there are a number of ways to manage your customer relationships, keep in touch and remind clients of your existence through email marketing—all without bothering them continuously!

Tip #1: Develop a Database

It’s impossible to nurture existing and prospective customers and manage relationships with them if you don’t know who they are. Develop a database using tools such as Microsoft Access or online software like the free ZohoCRM or low-cost community SugarCRM. Both of these programs enable you to record all your customer’s data, activities and purchases and segment them into groups based on identifying criteria. At a glance you can see (or pull reports) on which clients have spent the most money with you and when last they gave you work.

Example: If you recently painted their master bathroom but didn’t install new plumbing, it may be a good opportunity to pitch fitting a new bathtub with water jets.

This blog is dedicated to providing valuable information to home builders, remodelers, and contractors about inbound sales and marketing. It's full of test, experiments, and ideas from our dedicated team of marketers.

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