How to Start and Operate an Electrical Contracting Business

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This text provides a full scale blue-print for starting and managing a successful electrical contracting business. Topics covered include: getting started, organizing procedures, hiring and managing employees, getting customers, estimating jobs, and achieving profits.

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Praise from the industry says for C.L. Ray, Jr's How to Start and Operate an electrical Contracting Business. "I have been instrumental in starting and managing two construction firms. .with combined annual sales approaching fifty million dollars. Your book would have been extremely beneficial to me in helping me avoid many of the mistakes I have made along the way. I highly recommend it to every privately owned construction firm whether they are just starting or are well established."-J.S. Harrison, IV President, Branch & Associates (Roanoke, VA). "A Super job of explaining the challenge of striking out on one's own-and how to meet it with a minimum of hard knocks-in plain, easy to understand verbiage!... {Your book} may help {others} realize their own individual dream!"-John C. Randall, President, John c. Randall & Associates, Inc (Mechanicsville, VA). /IThe First Complete Blueprint for Setting up a Successful Electrical Contracting Business. For electricians who've been thinking about starting a contracting business-or established contractors who want to give their current business a boost-this book lays out a proven roadmap of practical details. all the bases for building and operating a successful electrical contracting business are covered-from forecasting your business potential in a given market to technical needs, hiring employees, managing finances, and achieving profit goals. In this clearly writeen, brass-tacks guide, seasoned contractor C.L. Rya, Jr. gives encouraging professional advice on: What you need to start an electrical contracting business; Estimating and bidding fundamentals; Market research and planning for the future; Market sources of revenue; Human resources; Suretyship, underwriting, and bonded porjects; Cmmunication skills; Promoting new business; Service work. Expanded to reflect recent changes in the market, this new edition of this long-standing professional's resource will start you out on the right footing and help you stay ahead in a growing, highly competitive history.

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