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The Contractor Fight with Tom Reber

Stop stressing out about your contracting business and take back control. The Contractor Fight is bringing respect and dignity back to the trades one contractor at a time. Discover how to market, sell, and consistently produce your projects at a profit with industry expert and powerful motivator Tom Reber. Stop stealing from your family. Earn what you're worth. Build a business that serves you.
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Now displaying: June, 2023
Jun 29, 2023

Contractors, listen up! Right now, you have tons of amazing opportunities — but you're missing them because you're not paying attention. Don't let those opportunities slip away. Let Tom show you how to avoid the costly mistake of not being dialed in.

 

Tom talks about opportunity cost and how not taking advantage of opportunities can lead to missing out on a lot. He advises you to make smart choices and seize those opportunities so your business can experience amazing growth like never before.

 

Conversation Highlights:

[00:00] - Intro

[00:44] - Understanding opportunity cost

[03:05] - Future choices that can cost contractors money

[03:29] - Letting ego get in the way

[04:30] - Not having confidence in your numbers

[05:00] - Not getting sales training

[05:57] - Closing remarks

 

Resources:

== Attention all fighters! Don't miss your chance to grab tickets for the Mile High Profit Summit 2023. Visit http://MileHighProfitSummit.com and be part of our event in Denver. Together, let's conquer new heights!

 

💰 You didn’t become a contractor to struggle financially. Download our worksheet and start calculating a 50% gross profit on every job. It’s time to get your shit together! https://thecontractorfight.com/50/ 

 

💸 Grab your copy of our FREE Contractors Guide to Spotting Cheap Prospects here: https://thecontractorfight.com/cheap 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==

Help your fellow contractors find the podcast! Please leave a rating/review! 

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Jun 26, 2023

Do you want to discover the untapped power within you? Well, join Tom as he reveals that very key, which has the power to unlock your hidden potential. And guess what? It’s not about working harder or following the same old routines everyone talks about. In this episode, Tom explains why this key is so important and how it can help you discover your true potential. 

 

Don’t miss out on this episode—it’s about to unlock a whole new you!

 

In this episode, Tom discusses…

  • The key to unlocking one’s hidden power

  • Importance of taking time for solitude, decompressing, and unplugging

  • Four areas of personal growth: optimism, positivity, content creativity, embracing the frontman role

  • Personal growth positively impacts business growth

 

Resources:

== Attention Fighters! Don’t miss your chance to grab tickets for the Mile High Profit Summit 2023. Visit http://MileHighProfitSummit.com and be part of our event in Denver.

Together, let’s conquer new heights!

 

💰 You didn’t become a contractor to struggle financially. Download our worksheet and start calculating a 50% gross profit on every job. It’s time to get your shit together! https://thecontractorfight.com/50/ 

 

💸 Grab your copy of our FREE Contractors Guide to Spotting Cheap Prospects here: https://thecontractorfight.com/cheap 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==

Help your fellow contractors find the podcast! Please leave a rating/review! 

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Jun 22, 2023

Are you a contractor doing over $5 million in sales or aspiring to reach that milestone? Then you won't want to miss this episode! 

 

Join Tom as he reveals the five costly mistakes frequently made by contractors when they hit the $5 million sales mark. With valuable insights and effective strategies, he guides you on how to steer clear of these pitfalls and maintain success in your business. Plus, he shares a bonus that you won't want to overlook.

 

Don't let these mistakes cost you time, money, and success. Tune in now to learn how to stay ahead of the game and take your business to the next level!

 

Conversation Highlights:

[00:00] - Intro

[00:38] - The Big-Shot syndrome

[02:37] - Neglecting the fundamentals

[05:20] - Failing to adapt and innovate

[07:48] - Poor team management

[09:21] - Neglecting profitability amidst sales excitement

[10:49] - Neglecting marketing and branding

[11:48] - Closing  remarks

 

* Correction: Michelle "MACE" Curran is a Thunderbird pilot, not a Blue Angel

Resources:

== Attention all fighters! Don't miss your chance to grab tickets for the Mile High Profit Summit 2023. Visit http://MileHighProfitSummit.com and be part of our event in Denver. Together, let's conquer new heights!

 

💰 You didn’t become a contractor to struggle financially. Download our worksheet and start calculating a 50% gross profit on every job. It’s time to get your shit together! https://thecontractorfight.com/50/ 

 

💸 Grab your copy of our FREE Contractors Guide to Spotting Cheap Prospects here: https://thecontractorfight.com/cheap 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==

Help your fellow contractors find the podcast! Please leave a rating/review! 

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Jun 19, 2023

Want to learn how to conquer the bidding game in the contracting industry? Join Tom as he reveals three key strategies to help contractors win more bids and achieve success in this competitive field. He breaks down these strategies and provides actionable steps to implement them effectively.

 

In this episode, Tom discusses…

  • Three key strategies to secure winning bids:

    • Have a clear understanding of your overhead costs

    • Plan for uncertainty and chaos

    • Focus on your numbers, not the going rate

 

To learn more about these strategies and how they can revolutionize your bidding game, check out our courses at thecontractorfight.com/courses. Your success matters to us, and we're here to help you win.

Resources:

== Attention all fighters! Don't miss your chance to grab tickets for the Mile High Profit Summit 2023. Visit MileHighProfitSummit.com and be part of our event in Denver. Together, let's conquer new heights!

 

💰 You didn’t become a contractor to struggle financially. Download our worksheet and start calculating a 50% gross profit on every job. It’s time to get your shit together! https://thecontractorfight.com/50/ 

 

💸 Grab your copy of our FREE Contractors Guide to Spotting Cheap Prospects here: https://thecontractorfight.com/cheap 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==

Help your fellow contractors find the podcast! Please leave a rating/review! 

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Jun 15, 2023

Tom is joined by Chans Weber to discuss building a personal brand for contractors. Chans is a marketing entrepreneur and the founder of Agile & Co, which sponsors Mile High-Profit Summit 2023. From his extensive experience in the digital marketing industry, Chans provides valuable advice and insights for contractors and business owners. The discussion revolves around storytelling, authenticity, and trust-building in brand development.

 

Conversation Highlights:

[00:00] - Intro

[03:23] - The unique culture within the Battleground Group

[08:49] - Building a personal brand

[10:38] - The power of storytelling and visual content

[11:36] - Chans’ realization about the importance of personal branding

[16:18] - The real winners cheer for you

[17:14] - Building personal brand by showcasing success

[19:06] - Misconceptions about successful individuals

[20:04] - Building trust and connecting with clients

[23:19] - Hiring digital marketing agencies

[26:21] - Spotting red flags in digital marketing agencies

[30:04] - How do contractors determine digital marketing readiness

[32:33] - Don’t neglect basic offline marketing strategies like networking

[35:50] - Businesses should continue grassroots efforts regardless of size

[39:31] - The importance of company culture

 

Resources:

== Agile & Co: https://agileandco.com/ 

== Chans on Instagram: https://instagram.com/chansbweber/

 

== Attention all fighters! Don't miss your chance to grab tickets for the Mile High Profit Summit 2023. Visit http://MileHighProfitSummit.com and be part of our event in Denver. Together, let's conquer new heights!

 

💰 You didn’t become a contractor to struggle financially. Download our worksheet and start calculating a 50% gross profit on every job. It’s time to get your shit together! https://thecontractorfight.com/50/ 

 

💸 Grab your copy of our FREE Contractors Guide to Spotting Cheap Prospects here: https://thecontractorfight.com/cheap 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==

Help your fellow contractors find the podcast! Please leave a rating/review! 

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Jun 12, 2023

In this episode, Tom breaks down four common growth assumptions that contractors often make. These assumptions can actually hinder your profits and limit your business's potential. But fear not! Tom provides valuable insights and practical tips to help you overcome these misconceptions. 

 

Don't let these assumptions hold back your business. Tune in now to gain the knowledge and tools you need to propel your contracting business forward and maximize your profits.

 

In this episode, Tom discusses…

  • Four growth assumptions that many people make that limit profits

    • Business growth will lead to more problems and fires to put out

    • Growth automatically results in smaller profit margins

    • Growth leads to more negative customer feedback

    • Growing a business will result in employee resistance

 

Resources:

== Attention Fighters! Don't miss your chance to grab tickets for the Mile High Profit Summit 2023. Visit MileHighProfitSummit.com and be part of our event in Denver. Together, let's conquer new heights!

 

💰 You didn’t become a contractor to struggle financially. Download our worksheet and start calculating a 50% gross profit on every job. It’s time to get your shit together! https://thecontractorfight.com/50/ 

 

💸 Grab your copy of our FREE Contractors Guide to Spotting Cheap Prospects here: https://thecontractorfight.com/cheap 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==

Help your fellow contractors find the podcast! Please leave a rating/review! 

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Jun 8, 2023

In this episode, Tom shares three marketing techniques that many contractors tend to overlook, but they can actually help you make a lot more money. These strategies don't cost much and can help your business grow, attract more customers, and make a lot more profit. Tune in now and make sure you don't miss out on this chance to put more money in your pocket.

 

Conversation Highlights:

[00:50] - Three often overlooked marketing techniques 

[01:21] - Lettering up your vehicles

[02:08] - The importance of strategic parking

[03:22] - The power of door hangers

[04:49] - Did You Know — The leave-behind

[06:14] - Closing remarks

 

Resources:

== Attention all fighters! Don't miss your chance to grab tickets for the Mile High Profit Summit 2023. Visit thecontractorfight.com/mhps23/ and be part of our event in Denver. Together, let's conquer new heights!

 

💰 You didn’t become a contractor to struggle financially. Download our worksheet and start calculating a 50% gross profit on every job. It’s time to get your shit together! https://thecontractorfight.com/50/ 

 

💸 Grab your copy of our FREE Contractors Guide to Spotting Cheap Prospects here: https://thecontractorfight.com/cheap 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==

Help your fellow contractors find the podcast! Please leave a rating/review! 

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Jun 5, 2023

Adversity isn't something we go looking for, but it's a natural part of life that eventually finds us. It's all about how we react to these challenging moments that truly shape who we are and how much we can grow. Tom wants you to face these tough situations head-on, showing your strong will by fearlessly diving in and taking the first step.

 

Don't let adversity hold you back; become the resilient fighter you were meant to be!

 

In this episode, Tom discusses…

  • Facing adversity to prove oneself and find happiness

  • The importance of mindset and attitude when dealing with adversity

  • Delaying or avoiding confronting challenges makes them bigger 

 

Resources:

== HAPPENING TODAY AT 5PM EASTERN! Mile High Profit Summit 2023 tickets open for sale. Visit MileHighProfitSummit.com and join us in Denver.

 

💰 You didn’t become a contractor to struggle financially. Download our worksheet and start calculating a 50% gross profit on every job. It’s time to get your shit together! https://thecontractorfight.com/50/ 

 

💸 Grab your copy of our FREE Contractors Guide to Spotting Cheap Prospects here: https://thecontractorfight.com/cheap 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==

Help your fellow contractors find the podcast! Please leave a rating/review! 

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Jun 1, 2023

Tom engages in a conversation with David Chism, a marketing genius specifically catering to contractors. David is the founder, co-owner, and Guru figurehead of David Creation, a leading marketing company specializing in contractor marketing.

 

The two delve into a wide range of marketing strategies and trends aimed at helping contractors generate more leads and attract their ideal clients, as well as explore the power of leveraging online presence and digital marketing to expand contractors’ reach and visibility.

 

Tune in to this episode and revolutionize your marketing approach for maximum impact and success!

 

Conversation Highlights:

[00:00] - Intro

[02:00] - Helping contractors with their marketing plan

[03:12] - Transitioning into the family business

[08:15] - Understanding the value of marketing in contracting

[12:05] - Marketing strategies during an economic downturn

[18:09] - Strategies to prospect your existing database

[21:46] - Marketing is not just about running ads

[26:14] - A good marketing

[31:02] - Permission marketing

[33:46] - Why isn’t my ad working?

[35:55] - Nurturing leads for optimal conversion

[40:57] - Smart advertising techniques

[45:33] - Targeted advertising options

[48:16] - Partnering with well-known brands for advertising opportunities

[51:42] - David’s contact information

Resources:

== David Creation: https://www.adavidcreation.com/  

 

== Calling all fighters! June 5 is the day. Mile High Profit Summit tickets for 2023 are up for grabs. Visit thecontractorfight.com/mhps23/ and join us in Denver. Let’s conquer new heights!

 

💰 You didn’t become a contractor to struggle financially. Download our worksheet and start calculating a 50% gross profit on every job. It’s time to get your shit together! https://thecontractorfight.com/50/ 

 

💸 Grab your copy of our FREE Contractors Guide to Spotting Cheap Prospects here: https://thecontractorfight.com/cheap 

 

== Join us in BATTLEGROUND ==

Everything your contracting business needs in one comprehensive program with three main focus areas: Leadership, Communication, and Numbers. For more info, check out: https://TheContractorFight.com/Battleground 

 

== Get your questions answered and connect with other contractors building stronger businesses in The Contractor Fight: https://thecontractorfight.com/facebook 

 

== Grab the Gear ==

https://gear.thecontractorfight.com/ 

 

== Find Us on Social Media ==

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TomReber 

Instagram: https://thecontractorfight.com/ig 

 

== Rate the Podcast ==

Help your fellow contractors find the podcast! Please leave a rating/review! 

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