Episodes

S1 E8 – Nick Slavik

Ask A Painter Nick Slavik is the proprietor of Nick Slavick Painting and Restoration Co in New Prague, Minnesota, which adheres to the ideas that simpler is often times better and work done by hand is the best work. You may also know Nick from his weekly web series, Ask

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S1 E7 – Nick on Sales

Building a Sales System Welcome to another episode of the Business Brush! Today, Nick speaks about building an effective sales system for your business. Nick goes over why it’s important to effectively communicate with your customers so you can find the right customers. Nick also speaks to how you can

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S1 E6 – Jeremy Brooks

Hiring, Marketing and More Jeremy Brooks is a veteran painter from Davis, CA with 20 years experience in the contracting business. Brooks Painting is the largest paint contracting company in the Davis/Woodward area and offers a variety of services including wallpaper removal & wall texturing, epoxy garage floors, staining decks

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S1 E5 – Tyler LaChapelle

Digital Marketing Tyler LaChapelle is the manager of digital marketing at Nick’s company Walls By Design. Tyler speaks about his expertise working with Google Ads. This is great information for any business looking to market their company. Tyler speaks about the difference between broad and narrow keywords, why SEM can

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S1 E4- Andrew Gaudet

Starting a Business Andrew Gaudet had been painting for years, but in fall of 2017 decided it was time to start his own business, Crow and The Coast Finishings. On this episode of The Business Brush, Nick speaks with Andrew about why he started his business, and when to start

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S1 E3 – Tyler Hansen

How to Be a Painter 101 On this episode of The Business Brush, Nick speaks with up-and-coming painter, Tyler Hansen of Painting by Tyler. Tyler is a painter from New Jersey who started his business 3 years ago. Nick coaches Tyler on systems, the importance of deciding where you want

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S1 E2 – GEORGE ZAROGIANNIS

Paint for the Environment George Zarogiannis is the first guest on The Business Brush and the founder of EcoPainting, Inc. in Toronto, Canada. In this episode, George speaks with Nick about the origins of EcoPainting, why he prefers to hire employees over subcontractors, how he markets his business, and his strong

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S1 E1 – Nick’s Story

How it All Started Welcome to the first episode of The Business Brush! The Business Brush is a new podcast by The Chaise Lounge host, Nick May, all about the business of being a paint contractor. In today’s episode, Nick goes over the story of how he started his company,

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