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If you’re in a truck-based, home services industry of any kind, you’re in the right place. Listen every week as hosts Carter Harkins and Taylor Hill interview experts in your industry, and find the gold nuggets that will help you build the dream business you have always wanted to have.

Mindset Matters

Today on the BCP Show we talk with our good friend, Mark Stoner. Before Mark built the multi-million dollar chimney business that he runs today, he built a business that was such a mess it made him physically ill every morning. If anyone knows how important mindset is and how great of an impact it can have on what you’re building and how you build it, it’s Mark. If you haven’t given much thought to your mindset and how it pushes you towards or away from your dreams, listen up.
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Housecall Pro Special Episode

Today’s mini-episode of the Blue Collar Proud Show is a little different. For the first time we’ve partnered with an outside company to teach you about a product that we think will help solve a lot of your problems.
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The Importance of Having a Marketing Plan

Today on the BCP Show we talk with Chuck Roydhouse. Marketing is more than just advertising a service or solution to a problem. Today’s customers are looking for so much more from the companies they work with, and your marketing plan needs to take that into consideration, and address all the ways your customers encounter and perceive your brand. So what are some of the things you should be thinking about when creating your marketing plan?
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Leading Millennials

Today on the BCP Show we talk with Hope Stevenson. Ah, Millennials. It’s easy to put them in boxes and label them as lazy and incompetent, because that means we’re in the clear; the problem can’t possibly be us. But Hope thinks that’s a huge mistake, and she’s ready to share some insight on how we can change ourselves to better reach and lead the next generation of workers.
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Online marketing trends to be aware of

Today on this mini-episode of the show, we talk with someone who eats, sleeps, and breathes the complex world of online marketing, and manages a growing team of professionals that help blue collar business owners succeed online. Tom Smodic Is the Operations Manager at Spark Marketer, our marketing agency for service contractors. Listen in as we discuss the ever-changing landscape, and the most important things you can focus on to see results.
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Apprenticeship programs open up hiring options!

Today on the BCP Show we talk with James Terry. You may think your business is attractive, but have you ever stopped to look at it the way a job applicant sees it? When you do, you’ll find that what our guest has to say about apprenticeships starts to make a LOT more sense.
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Talking shop with a fellow podcaster from down under!

Today on the BCP Show we talk with Matt Jones. He’s a fellow podcaster from down under with a passion for trades and trade-based business owners, which means he’s a brother-in-arms in the work we do. He just does it with a cool Aussie accent!
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Three generations of blue-collar business success!

Today on the BCP Show we talk with Sam Johnson. He’s part of a successful blue collar family with not one, not two, but three generations of successful blue collar business ownership! We wanted to know what that must be like, so we asked him!
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In business, fortune favors the willing.

Today on the BCP Show we talk with Jason Rogers. Where were you in 2009, at the beginning of the recession? Jason was just finding out he’d lost his job, and was wondering what his future was going to look like. It’s what he did next that you have got to hear for yourself.
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Business owners and suicide: there is hope!

Today on the BCP Show we talk with Sally Spencer-Thomas. Owning a business can sometimes feel like the world is crushing in on you. But even in the worst moments, you have options. If you’re feeling isolated and overwhelmed, this may be one of the most important episodes you’ll ever hear.
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