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What Will Renewable Energy Business Be Like in 10 Years?

Posted by Ryan Wagg on Dec 20, 2016 1:15:00 PM

If recent predictions are to be believed, there's an exciting future out there for renewable energy. After almost a decade of underestimating the growth trend of sustainable energy sources like solar, it would seem like the renewable energy business is due for a boom in the coming decade.

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Topics: Business growth, Solar market, renewable energy business

5 Alternatives to Solar Advertising

Posted by Ryan Wagg on Nov 24, 2016 3:35:05 PM

Attracting the right customers to purchase products is the foundation for a successful business. Creating a solar advertising strategy is crucial for potential sales.The solar advertising strategy does not need a large budget to implement. Using different types of solar advertising alternatives can help in creating an effective campaign. Every business owner understands sales create profits. Finding potential buyers requires the right combination of advertising strategies and reputation of the quality of solar system product.

Solar advertising plans can cover a variety of areas to reach potential buyers. Researching and planning are the best way to begin any type of advertising campaign. Without proper preparation, any type of advertising campaign could cost a solar installer business time, money and loss of potential sales.

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Topics: Business growth, Solar market

7 Ways to Keep a Steady Flow of Solar Leads

Posted by Emily Hodgkinson on Oct 26, 2016 2:53:56 PM

Running a business is a lot of work. As a solar installer, you need to always be in search of solar leads to keep a steady flow of customers to grow your business and bring in revenue. Having continuous leads helps avoid slow periods throughout the year when some people just aren’t thinking about having solar panels installed without a nudge.

The problem is that some methods of generating leads are more labor intensive and more effective than others. You have much better things to do than spending time or worse yet, paying someone else to spend time cold calling to generate a steady flow of solar leads. What you need is some form of lead generator, which is a marketed-related activity that publicizes your solar business and its products and services.

Check out these seven ways to help keep a steady flow of solar leads coming in for your business.

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Topics: Business growth

5 Pro Tips to Grow Your Solar Business

Posted by Ryan Wagg on Sep 27, 2016 6:30:00 AM

 

While the solar industry is growing and enjoys a positive opinion from the public, operating a solar installation or distribution business has the same pitfalls as other businesses. In order to ensure they achieve their goals, successful business owners must start by setting milestones and expectations for each aspect of their company. As time goes by, a great initial planning and the ability to adapt to new trends quickly ultimately leads to a successful venture. Implementing the same principles and guidelines during a growth phase will also help to provide optimal results.

In short, like any type of business, trying to grow your solar business by neglecting the planning step could result in loss of revenue, valuable resources and potential customers. The following article will help you make an effective planning in order to operate a thriving solar business.

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Topics: Business growth

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