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21 of the Best Online Stores for Teacher Supplies

Not all teachers have enough funds for supplies. With the never-ending list they have just to provide their students, themselves, and the classroom with all the essentials, it is really difficult to rely on the given budget. One solution to make ends meet is to look for affordable resources. Whether you’re looking for brand new …

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27 Great Gift Ideas For Daycare Providers

If you genuinely like your childcare provider, whether daycare or pre-school, you’re fortunate. While there are many great facilities in North America, some parents are relegated to enroll their kids in unlicensed, overcrowded facilities due to a lack of available and/or money to pay for a better facility. Our youngest son goes to pre-school part …

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Our Detailed Smart Service Software Review (for Field Businesses)

These days it seems like pen and paper get a bad reputation. For centuries businesses ran with hardcopy records and memory recall. However, over the past few decades, we’ve experienced a shift in thinking. The click-clack of office typewriters and the low roar of metal file cabinets have given way to mouse clicks. Process forms …

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Our Detailed ServiceTitan Software Review (for Field Businesses)

Are you a business owner looking for a software solution for your home services business? Then you’re in the right place! I sat down with ServiceTitan – an all-in-one software geared towards the home service business industry, and went through their offering with a fine-tooth comb. We want to make sure that you make the …

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Our Detailed Service Fusion Software Review (for Field Service Businesses)

I worked in the Logistics field for seven years and watched a major company go through the process of switching from company drivers to independent contract drivers. They had a gigantic fleet of cars and vans to deliver and pick up packages and bank correspondence and went all over the Great Lakes region. There were …

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Our Detailed ServiceBox Software Review (for Field Service Businesses)

Related: Field Service Software Options | Software for Plumbers | Software for Electricians | Smart Service Software Review | Service Titan Software Review | Service Fusion Software Review Who is ServiceBox for? Before we dive deep into the details, let’s be clear on the fact that ServiceBox is a service-order type tool for related type …

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A Helpful Tradify Software Review (Tested this Out Personally)

Trade businesses are still a central part of the economy. Services offered by the likes of plumbers, electricians and mechanics are essential to running, well, anything. As sectors like professional services grow, the demand for trade services has to grow with them. That is why trade services are expected to increase by another 10 percent …

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An In-Depth FieldPulse Software Review (After Giving This a Good Spin)

Every small business is constantly looking for ways to save on overhead. The costs of running a small business are so much higher than most people think. For major companies, the costs of office supplies, scheduling, and other backend costs are a write-off. For small companies, on the other hand, each pencil is a cost …

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18 Top Field Service Management Software Options

Years ago a plumber, an electrician, or nearly anyone else in a particular service would usually conduct business with a clipboard and a pencil or pen. Often they didn’t even have quick access to a phone. Fast forward 30 years and technology has transformed the way field service professionals do business. Current software allows companies …

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Our Detailed Pointman Software Review (After Kicking the Tires)

Pointman is another field service management app that is designed to help you and your company manage the complicated world of home service. While it’s features are fairly standard for the field, it does have one aspect that sets it apart from the rest. Pointman comes with a team of industry experts and data analysts …

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Our Kickserv Software Review (for Field Service Businesses)

When it comes to managing and growing your service-oriented business, there just aren’t enough hours in the day. If you add in a family and/or any sort of personal life, it can seem virtually impossible to do it all. However, you’re not alone. In fact, there are over 28.8 million small businesses —and business owners …

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Our Detailed Fergus Software Review (Enjoyed Using This)

What do you do whenever you see exponential growth in an industry? The obvious answer is to capitalize on it. Fergus is an application that is meant to help blue-collar service businesses run more efficiently. While there’s plenty of apps on the market that does this, Fergus just does it so much better. We’ve sat …

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FieldWire Software Review (Based on Our Trial-Run)

Fieldwire is a construction site management software that provides an all-in-one solution for contractors to share information, comprehensive lists of overall projects and micro-tasks needed to finish a larger project. Based on its top-down style with blueprints as a base, its most frequent use at your construction site will likely be from the home office …

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17 Top Electrician Business Software Programs and Platforms

When it comes to electrician companies, one of the biggest issues they face is that they are using outdated organizational systems. As electrician businesses are now handling hundreds of customers, they need to make dozens of dispatches every single day and have very complex schedules. Managing all these aspects of the business is critical for …

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Our Housecall Pro Software Review (After Giving it a Try)

When it comes to home services, there are countless videos online with step-by-step instructions on how to build or repair things around the home without the need for a professional. These do-it-yourself (DIY) videos have given many people the confidence to handle home care themselves, which caused concern for home services professionals. If potential customers …

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29 Top Plumber Business Software Options

As the owner/operator of a small to a medium-sized plumbing business, most of your customers probably think your business is pretty simple. Few will appreciate the coordination, planning, preparation, and professionalism that goes into your everyday tasks. According to Dataforma.com; 76% of field service companies struggle to grow 92% of managers feel a need to …

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Jobber Software Review (We Took this for a Spin)

Have you been looking into software that can help streamline and organize everything from invoices to teams? We love software and are convinced that the right software can help any business streamline and make more money. For this Jobber software review, we rolled up our sleeves, opened an account, looked under the hood to see …

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6 Credit Cards for Real Estate Agents (Broke & Baller Realtors)

This site is part of an affiliate sales network and receives compensation for sending traffic to partner sites, such as CreditCards.com. This compensation may impact how and where links appear on this site. This site does not include all financial companies or all available financial offers. DISCLAIMER: This article is tongue and cheek. I talk …

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5 Excellent Credit Cards for Plumbers (and Plumbing Company Owners)

This site is part of an affiliate sales network and receives compensation for sending traffic to partner sites, such as CreditCards.com. This compensation may impact how and where links appear on this site. This site does not include all financial companies or all available financial offers. As a small biz owner, I know how the …

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About The Vancouver Fall Home Show 2019 (Oct. 24 to 27)

I’m very excited about the Vancouver Fall Home Show 2019. For 4 days, I’ll be able to see the latest and greatest when it comes to interior design, furniture, home improvement and so much more. If you live in the region or are looking for a great excuse to visit Vancouver (an amazing city) and …

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13 Different Types of Welders Jobs (Plus Essential Welding Facts)

Quicklist: Different Types of Welders Jobs 1. Construction Welders 2. Manufacturing Welders 3. Structural Steel Welders 4. Sheet Metal Workers 5. Boilermakers 6. Industrial Maintenance Welders 7. Industrial Shutdown Welders 8. Rig Welders 9. Pipefitters 10. Motorsports Welders 11. Shipyard Welders 12. Military Welders 13. Underwater Welders Where do Welders Work? Welding is one of …

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13 Different Types of Construction Jobs

According to statistics, the US construction industry is expected to experience substantial employment growth in the next few years. Between 2016 and 2026, construction and extraction jobs are expected to boost by 11% which is higher than the average growth projection of 7% for all other industries. According to statistics from the Bureau of Labor, there would …

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100 Famous Architects Throughout History and Today

Architecture surrounds us no matter where we may be. From the cool, jaw-dropping homes that we see in the magazines to the iconic and historical buildings that we recognize instantly, architecture is everywhere. Architecture seems to speak to us. Some cities, streets, or buildings speak to us of aggression, chaos, or military pride while others …

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25 Best WordPress Themes for Electricians

Many electricians and electrical contractors nowadays are looking to create attractive, professional and effective websites for their electrical services businesses. A website is like a one step forward to an online promotion that not only helps put out a good word for your business but also expands your clientele. One of the most important requirements …

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17 of the Best WordPress Themes for Plumbers

Are you a professional plumber or in the plumbing industry? How do you ensure that your potential clients come to you for their plumbing issues? With so many qualified and experienced plumbers out there, it must be difficult to stand out from the crowd. Some years ago, the plumbing market wasn’t as competitive as it …

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20 Top Mid-Century Modern Architects in History and Today

Since the beginning of time, men have felt the compulsion to cover space and turn it into a place of their ultimate comfort which they eventually started calling their “home”. This genius idea has given birth to the concept of architecture, which you like it or not, has been an indomitable part of our reality. …

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6 Alternative Job Options for Architects Where Being an Architect is a Big Benefit

What Is An Architect? An architect is a professional who designs new buildings and extensions, does alterations to existing structures and advices on conservation and restoration of old properties. An architect may work on individual buildings or they may work on large developmental schemes. Their job may sometimes also include the designing of spaces and …

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The 4 Different Types of Interior Designer Job Options

An interior designer is a professional that furnishes living spaces that are not only functional but also aesthetically pleasing. Interior designers may work for homeowners or for large corporations. Their job may include revamping simple outdoor and indoor home environments or lavish mansions and hotels. Regardless of the size of the area, an interior designer works on, …

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23 Different Types of Electricians (Based on Specialization and Certifications)

Electricians are licensed and specialized tradesmen, whose job is to ensure the effective running of electrical systems. This includes lights, equipment, and appliances, in our homes, offices, industries, power plants and almost all types of buildings and infrastructures. Although electricians remain very underappreciated, their jobs are essential for us to live comfortable lives. Electricians perform …

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33 Gift Ideas for Architects (Under $20, $50, $100 and $200)

Architect is one of those glamour jobs just like advertising, surgeon, corporate lawyer, airline pilot and others. While architects earn a decent living, they appreciate gifts for a job well done just like the rest of us. The question is: “what is a great gift for an architect?” We put together some ideas and split …

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30 Best WordPress Themes for Real Estate Websites

In 2018 there were 1.36 million real estate professional members in the National Association of Realtors. That means there is a huge demand for realtor websites. Since WordPress is the number 1 website platform these days, it stands to reason that the demand for real estate WordPress themes is high. The result is, and this …

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12 Interior Designer Business Software Options

Not so long ago, an interior designer needed to carry a huge portfolio file with design ideas, tools for taking measurements, fabric swatches and lots of paper for sketching floor plants. Fortunately, most of these things are in the past. These days, all a well-prepared interior designer needs is to be equipped with the right …

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8 Best Home Builder Software Programs for Managing Construction Projects

Home builder software is also known as residential construction software. It is a collection of different programs, information and processes which allow construction contractors working on residential projects manage the whole process. From the beginning of the project, which could be the initial home design or the remodeling, to the aspect of accounting for the …

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9 of The Best House Cleaning Business Software Programs for Managing the Business

Keeping clients and workers organized and satisfied is a very challenging job for a home cleaning company. With so many people and things to keep track of, a cleaning service may soon find it is struggling to manage just the day-to-day work, instead of trying to grow the business. Related: Kickserv Software Review | Plumber Business …

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14 Useful Realtor Business Software Options for Growing Business and Serving Clients

Thanks to modern technology, the real estate marketplace is slowly going paperless. With real estate software tools, realtor business software, real estate agencies, landlords and homeowners can keep tracks of their residents, properties, leases, rents, maintenance tasks and finances. These tools provide everything from helping a client book a slot for visiting a for-sale house …

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17 Excellent Gift Ideas for Electricians Under $20, $50, $100 and $200

There are approximately 694,000 employed electricians in the USA. That works out to one for every 469 people. Which means, chances are you know an electrician, either as a family member, friend or because you hired one to do some work on your home or business. While not everyone buys their electrician a gift, sometimes it’s a …

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29 Great Gift Ideas for Plumbers (Under $20, $50, $100 and $200)

Plumbers can be a homeowner’s lifesaver. We had a plumber practically move in about 3 years ago due to the amount work that needed to be done. He was coming and going for a week. We had a clogged pipe under the house. Diagnosing it was difficult; fixing it was herculean. He pulled through for …

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40 Gift Ideas for Interior Designers (Under $20, $50, $100 and $200)

Whether you have a friend or family member who is an interior designer or you recently hired one, there are definitely a fleet of gift ideas for interior designers they will appreciate. After all, it’s nice to receive gifts relevant to our career or vocation. I know I like it. Here’s the list. TIP: Most …

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21 Terrific Gift Ideas for Real Estate Agents (Under $20, $50, $100 and $200)

There are 1.3 million real estate agents in the USA as of 2017. That’s one realtor for every 250 people. Granted, many work part-time or perhaps aren’t working but are in the Association, but it’s still a lot of realtors. It’s pretty much the same ratio in Canada where there are 108,706 realtors which is one …

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5 Top Custom Home Builders in Everett, Washington

Everett, Washington is located at the Pacific Rim and just a handful of miles north of Seattle. It used to be a mill town with predominantly wood-based industries, but now it’s the county seat of Snohomish County and has employers mainly in technology, aerospace and service-based industries. The city offers plenty of recreational activities with over …

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5 Top Custom Home Builders in Olympia, Washington

  Olympia, Washington is not just a state capital with a healthy and vibrant economic status, but it also happens to be the state where the iconic rock ‘n roll band Nirvana was born. Another impressive record-holder born in the state capital is Colin O’Brady, who climbed the Seven Summits in just 192 days.   With …

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5 Top Custom Home Builders in Boise, Idaho

Boise, Idaho is a paradise city for lovers of nature and outdoors. The city is popularly known as “The City of Trees,” with a total wilderness area of over 4.7 million acres, greater than the country’s smallest states Rhode Island, Delaware, and Connecticut. Perhaps not surprisingly, Boise bagged the title as #1 Adventure City in America by National Geographic, the …

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5 Top Home Builders in Bellingham, Washington

Bellingham, WA. is the bayside beacon of the Pacific Northwest. This little gem sits on the water, just 90 miles north of Seattle, and 21 miles south from the Canadian border. Also known as “the City of Subdued Excitement,” Bellingham offers not just views to the sea and to the mountains but a matching lust for the …

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5 Top Custom Home Builders in Reno, Nevada

Reno, “the biggest little city in the world” is the second most populated center in Nevada (Las Vegas is the biggest). Interestingly, Reno was the gambling center of the USA before the 1950’s at which time Las Vegas grew very quickly to become the gaming behemoth it now is. Since 2000, many high tech companies …

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5 Top Custom Home Builders in Spokane, WA

If you live in the Spokane area and need a custom built house, you’re in luck. There are a good number of very, very good custom home builders. With a recreation hotspot in Northern Idaho nearby, the demand for such homes is high which means the surrounding area can support very skilled builders and architects. …

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Spacious Industrial Office Designed by VMX Architects

An industrial building that houses the workforce of MediaXplain, a media agency, received some much-needed interior design at the hands of VMX Architects. The incredibly skilled team worked in collaboration to create a design that complemented the bold industrial inner and outer appearance. The waiting and reception area is especially stunning with impressive views. The …

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