In this guest episode, Corrie Leister from Inspired By You, interviews the legendary painter Diane Shattuck, who has been finishing in the woodworking industry for over 38 years.
This season of the Business Brush is starting out heavy. Bill Nishanian is returning to the show to tell Nick about the flurry of fake one-star Google reviews Nash Painting has been getting all year.
He goes into detail about the legal process of defending himself against fabricated bad press, the toll it takes on him, and what he’s doing to overpower the negative reviews with positive ones.
On the last episode of season 7 of the Business Brush, Nick May talks to Nicks Slavik and Logrosso of Nick Slavik Painting and Restoration Co. and SNL Painting Inc. respectively about what they’re already doing to boost their businesses through the winter doldrums.
This week on the Business Brush, Steph Young joins Nick. Young is a painter based in Bedford, New Hampshire and the founder of Pro Image Painting. Like it says in the well-produced intro video on its website, Pro Image is “a women owned and operated company” that Young started in 2007 after some shady experiences working for another paint contractor.
On this week’s Business Brush, Nick welcomes Pittsburgh’s Daniel Thomas, owner of Solid Painters.
This week, Nick learns about the life of a union painter, and the up and downs of what that kind of work entails for the people doing the actual painting.
This week on the Business Brush, Nick invites Peter Magnolia to share all about his experience as a painting franchise owner. Magnolia grew up in a business family, working in his parents’ resteraunt as a kid and eventually transitioning as an adult into painting.
When his own business wasn’t working out perfectly, Magnolia had to move on but couldn’t move on from painting, so he bought a franchise with Five Star Painting.
Magnolia lays out who franchise opportunities are for, the benefits of working withing a franchise and all the pitfalls a painter might encounter in this section of the industry.
This week, The Business Brush is coming from inside the house. Nick sits down with iMay Media‘s digital marketing director Tyler LaChapelle.
LaChapelle shares what he’s learned as an expert in digital paint contractor marketing and his top tips for how to market a painting business and what to do and what to never do when setting up a website.