Trying to figure out if you’re leaving money on the table is like proving whether the frig light goes out when the door closes.  You can’t be sure, but it’s a pretty good guess that it does.

Here are three times in business when there is a chance of leaving money on the table. Go through this list slowly and honestly to assess where you may be leaving money behind and decreasing your revenue without even knowing it.

Before the job:

  • Not following up on leads
  • Calling leads back too late
  • Not being prepared for the sales conversation
  • Not asking how they found you (so you know what marketing is working, and whom to thank for referrals)
  • Not asking for the job
  • Not negotiating with your vendors

During the job:

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