When David Chism started his own business he needed a CRM for contractors.
The Need for a CRM for Contractors
The question of what a CRM for contractors should have was an easy one for him. David happened to have years of experience working in the painting contractor field. He’s a third generation painting contractor himself based in the Washington D.C. area.
He was about to launch a new business but related to his field. He was about to open his own marketing management and consulting firm called A David Creation. His wanted to help other contractors win business with effective sales and marketing campaigns.
What a CRM for Contractors Has
When we interviewed him about how he found the right CRM for contractors, he told us his vision was clear from the start.
Having worked as an estimator and sales person- and with estimators and sales teams – he needed to have access to a CRM for contractors that would:
- Make a contractor’s life easier in office and in the field
- An easy-to-use CRM for contractors
- An easy-to-train and adoptable CRM for contractors
- A CRM with the features that a contractor need to follow a sales start to finish
- A CRM that runs reports
Basically he needed a CRM that would simplify the life of contractor.
He also told us about what he didn’t want during his search for a CRM:
- A complex CRM
- A CRM that was hard to use
- A CRM that required a lot of plugging in of data
He didn’t want a CRM his clients couldn’t use.
A CRM that Contractors Love
Ever since adopting PipelineDeals as his CRM of choice for contractors, he has introduced it more than 75 percent of his clientele. He says he’s tried other CRMs – to understand what is in the market – but he has always been the most impressed with the CRM capabilities, functionality and ease of use of PipelineDeals. He told us it has been consistently helpful to not only to his growing business but to the contractors he works for.
Check out more details about how David chose a CRM tailored for contractors in our case study: A David Creation Builds Sales Solutions with PipelineDeals
Are you looking to grow your contracting business with an CRM?