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Independence Day: A celebration of hard work and big dreams

Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness: the principles upon which this country was founded are the very same ones that drive Knowify today. This Independence Day, the team at Knowify pays tribute to America’s hardworking small business owners. When we started our company in 2012, our vision was to help up-and-coming professionals work more efficiently so that they could make their dreams a reality. Since then, we’ve revolutionized the construction industry by helping contractors across the country–and the globe–grow their businesses. And we could not have done it without the support of industrious and enthusiastic people like you.

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Release 3.14 – Change log

A new release is here with some exciting changes to simplify the management of your contracting business. This is a summary of the changes:

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Manage contract jobs | Knowify

6 reasons to digitize your contracting business

We’ve put together a list of six reasons why digitizing your contracting business could be one of the most important things you do in 2020.

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Release 3.12 – Change log

A phenomenal new release is here to bring contracting business management to the next level. This is a summary of the changes:

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Financing your contracting business | Knowify

Financing your contracting business in good times and bad

These are unprecedented times for business owners. While we all hope that the pandemic is short-lived and that things bounce back quickly, everyone is scrambling to figure out how to stay afloat right now. For most small business owners, that means focusing intensely on their cash position, and ensuring that they have the cash reserves (and business footprint) to ride out the crisis.

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Features to run a semi-remote contracting business | Knowify

Switching to a semi-remote office

First and foremost, we hope that you and your families are safe. Should you find that you are forced to operate your business semi-remotely during this period, we’d like to help you manage that transition as best you can. We’ve cherry picked 8 Knowify features that could be helpful:

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Feature of the week – Service templates

At Knowify we recognize the importance of time and efficiency. We try to implement different resources to make the job flow seamless. Do you have a job that you need to budget but can only seem to do so per hour? Do you know how much area you have and would like to calculate the material, labor, and even subcontractor prices? Then Service Templates have you covered!

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What you should focus on this fall

How to get back into the groove after a busy summer

Contractors are scrambling to complete their summer projects, while also strategizing on the best ways to ensure they stay occupied once the busy season comes to a close. Here at Knowify, our team appreciates just how important a productive fall is in ensuring your business success. We’ve built our software specifically with these issues in mind, and have come up with a few tips to make sure your team stays busy (and profitable) in the coming months.

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Why an app is only as good as its setup

Have you ever signed up for an app just to have it not work? It’s probably one of the most frustrating, yet easily avoidable, things we tech-savvy people can do. But, generally, it isn’t a big deal. You’ve downloaded an app on your phone that you thought was interesting or thought you might need, it doesn’t work properly, so you get rid of it and find something else. No harm, no foul.

But what happens when you’re using an app for more important tasks, like managing your finances?

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@JustaConstructionGuy making the most of Instagram

As the owner of a contracting business, you already know that managing your jobsite activities, administrative tasks, and pipeline of new jobs is a significant challenge. We at Knowify stress that doing a great job at the first two – and really showing off your professionalism – can help with the third, since happy clients can often help drive new business through referrals. But there are many other things contractors can do to source leads, and one critically overlooked sales tool in our industry (don’t cringe!) is social media. An active social media presence is an easy way to stand out from the competition, while also making your business more visible and accessible to prospective clients.

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