Want to Make Your Life Easier as a Window Covering Dealer?

Want to make your life easier as a window covering dealer?

STOP doing the installations.

Instead, hire and train a TOP NOTCH team of window treatment installers so you can focus on growing your business.

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Join Our Facebook Group!

Did you know we have two facebook groups for window treatment professionals?

Our Free Speech group allows for window treatment professionals to speak freely about their work, their challenges and ask for advice! (only window treatment...

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What Your Clients Should Think About Your Installer
Your installer = your business' first impression

And the only impressions your installer should leave for your client are good ones.

Being professional, detail oriented and careful are the top three impressions an installer should lead with...
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3 Things You Can Learn to Become a Better Installer

Learning to be "the best" comes with staying on top of trends, always learning, and always improving what you do so you can do it better.

A few things I always recommend for you to improve include:

Learning window types

With the vast variety of...

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The KAIZEN Way

In case you’ve never heard of it before, KAIZEN, the Japanese word for constant improvement, is a concept referring to business activities that continuously improve all functions and involve all employees from the CEO to the assembly...

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What Are Your Clients Saying About You?

In the service industry, reviews can 100% make your business!

Referrals are a huge source of leads and when your current clients trust you enough to share their experience with your company publicly, your chances of standing out among the...

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Setting Up Your Van to Maximize Your Profit

Did you know that your van setup can help you MAXIMIZE your profits?

As an installer, time is money and when you can save time, you can increase profits!

I have rounded up some of the best van setups from window treatment professionals all over...

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Why Testimonials Matter

Here's what a good testimonial can show about your business:

1. That your work was TOP NOTCH : Quality work is always worth shouting out.

2. Shows your customer relationship building skills: When a customer talks about your personality in a...

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You Shouldn't Learn How to Install Automatic Shades if You...

You shouldn't learn how to install automatic shades if you...

1. Don't want to increase your revenue $$$
2. Don't want to add more clients/leads to your schedule
3. Don't want to keep up with the trends

Truth is, motorized shades are here to stay and...

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3 Ways to Become a Top Notch Installer

At Trading Up Academy, we are training window treatment installers to become TOP NOTCH through education, networking and hands on experience.

Here are a few mottos we follow to ensure our installers are on their way to becoming the BEST!

1. Always...

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Celebrating Small Victories

 

This time of year is very special to me. There are several reminders to celebrate life. But first, let me bring you up to speed…

At age 5, I drowned for the first time in a family friend’s swimming pool. 

At age 16,...

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The Best Way to Gain Experience as an Industry Novice

Just starting out in the window treatment industry? Then this blog is for you (Head over to our Instagram and you can save these tips for future!)

Here are just a few ways you can get experience if you are trying to break into this great...

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