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I recently started receiving quite a few emails and phone calls from new stager's requesting to apprentice with our company. What would you say? I personally felt that it was a conflict of interest as why would I train my competition and supply insider information? How does our company benefit? B...
11/24/2009
Is competition healthy in the home staging field or not? In the past when I had heard about a new staging company my first response was always great another one. Staging is such a new field in Canada that not everyone has heard of it. Pricing is all over the place, quality is all over the place a...
11/23/2009
Diversify, Diversify, Diversify. Great advice from successful business owners... How do you diversify in our field? 1. Interior Decorating We all have fantastic contacts and what better way to receive more business than by meeting people that are moving. Most homeowners are uninformed about cost ...
11/06/2009
  In response to all of the comments on my previous blog post: I bought the tablet PC from Staples and it was around 800.00 CDN. I'm really not sure if you can draw directly onto a picture but I'm sure that if it's not on a standard program there is a program out there that you can buy. I am defi...
10/16/2009
I just cut my workload for consultations in half!!!! I purchased a HP tablet laptop...LOVE IT!!!. Instead of transferring all of my handwritten notes onto my laptop at the office I now can write directly onto the screen. I can also draw up quick sketches and more. I absolutely would recommend thi...
10/15/2009
I realize the potential of Free advertising by "wrapping" your vehicle but have always been concerned with the downside. On the plus side - The obvious it's FREE and if you drive as much as I do there is alot of people that see that everyday. Whether I'm parked at a house, store or just driving t...
09/24/2009
To advertise pricing or not? At our weekly staff meeting we brought up the subject and we seem to be split on wether or not to advertise pricing. On the one hand it's great for potential clients to know the pricing and on the other hand so does your competition. My point is most companies adverti...
08/31/2009
I recently received a message from a prospective new customer that was interested in our services. Let me explain the scenario. My family and I had decided after months of working 7 days a week we decided to take a much deserved mini vacation to our friends cabin. We were gone from Friday late ev...
08/31/2009
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FINALLY!   It seems the market is on the upswing. In the last week we've had 6 staged houses sell. 2 had multiple offers, 1 had been for sale for over a year and sold in 5 days!!! 1 sold to the first people who viewed it and the other 2 both sold in under 10 days. It's fantastic to see and makes ...
06/16/2009
Just got word from the homeowner the home I posted pictures on yesterday SOLD!!! It had been for sale for 6 months and just SOLD in 5 days after being staged!!! I love to see the awesome results. Needless to say we have another loyal customer!!! It's very gratifying to see the results - hard work...
05/08/2009
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