363: Blueprint for Success: The Essential Guide To Business Planning for Contractors

The Roofer Show

19-01-2024 • 1 hr 28 mins

Today's episode is your blueprint for success. We will give you the essential guide to business planning for contractors.

Do you have a business plan in place for 2024? If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there! The problem is that too many contractors wander around in no particular direction and with no plan. We created the 1 Page Business Plan because it makes things simple. The magic is in the thought and planning process it takes to create your business plan. Know where you were in 2023 and where you want to go in 2024! Learn more with Dave Sullivan and John DeLaurier in today’s episode!



What you’ll hear in this episode:


  • Why you must start with the end in mind
  • How to get clarity and focus on the What, Who, Where, and Why of your business
  • Why offering too many services will sink your profitability
  • How to identify your ideal customer and figure out how you can help them
  • Why a “spray and pray” approach to marketing is NOT the answer
  • How to zero in on your focus: What problem can you solve better than competitors, and how will you do it?
  • How to do a SWOT analysis of your Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats
  • The three big KPIs that John is tracking right now for Peach State Roofing
  • The truth about backlog, staying “busy,” and profit
  • How automations can improve your profitability
  • Why you have to keep the “view” in mind (What do you want your business to look like at the end?)

Resources


Set up a FREE strategy call with Dave and get a few tips on how you can improve your business: https://davesullivan.as.me/free-strategy-call


Interested in learning more about our 1-on-1 coaching, our mastermind groups, or our fractional professional services? Email me at dave@theroofercoach.com.


Or simply send me a text at (510) 612-1450


No Plan? No problem. Download our FREE 1-Page Business Plan For Roofing Contractors https://theroofershow.com/plan.


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