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Mike J. Agugliaro

6 Ways to Create More Effective Marketing

Tuesday, March, 10th, 2015 at 7:00 am by Mike J. Agugliaro

Marketing is often thought of as a huge expense and a “necessary evil” required to get more customers. I think differently about marketing: I believe it’s an investment into growing your business. This mindset change has unlocked the power and opportunity of effective marketing. To help you master your marketing, here are 6 ways to create more effective plumber marketing. I’ll cover them briefly here but I go into greater detail in my book. Define 

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Throw Out Your Time Management App: Here’s The Best Way to MASTER Your Time

Tuesday, March, 3rd, 2015 at 7:00 am by Mike J. Agugliaro

There are many time management apps available online or for your mobile phone – and they’re like crack. It’s easy to become addicted to these tools. We feel like we’re really getting a handle on our hectic schedule by finding and implementing the latest time management app. But they’re bad for you and your business. Here’s why… Time is one of your most valuable assets. In fact, I’d even argue that it’s potentially more valuable 

As you build your service business, you’ve probably encountered a few challenges along the way. And chances are, you’re reading this right now because you’re thinking about how to navigate those challenges and overcome them, and you’re wondering what parts of your business might need to change to really master the situation. For example, maybe you’re struggling with finding and retaining a good team of people and you’re wondering if good employees really exist or 

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Why I Wrote The Secrets Of Business Mastery

Tuesday, February, 17th, 2015 at 7:00 am by Mike J. Agugliaro

When I first started out as an electrician, I didn’t have a lot of teachers. I saw that many others in the service business industry were working hard – sometimes 18 hour days – and I assumed that’s what the business was. (Sure there were big, successful companies but I was a small operation so it seemed like I was in a different category). Those long days were a recipe for burnout. I can’t tell 

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4 Tips For Hiring Better Employees

Tuesday, February, 10th, 2015 at 7:30 am by Mike J. Agugliaro

When a tradesman makes the move from working for a service business owner to becoming the owner of their own service business, one of the biggest shocks they encounter is how difficult it is to find, train, manage, and retain employees. It is one of the hardest parts of owning any business. Adding people creates complexity and sometimes conflict, and each person has their own motivations for the decisions they make. Employees also become your