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Make 2023 the year you EXPAND your Window Treatment Business

If EXPANDING your window treatment business is a goal for 2023, then you won’t want to miss our next masterclass.

We will be interviewing Jessica Harling of Behind the Design, where she will give insights for hiring in this...

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15 Educational Opportunities with Trading Up Consulting

2022 was the year that we could finally meet clients and prospects face-to-face again (thanks pandemic!) and the feedback we received about our work was really encouraging.

Trading Up Consulting and Trading Up Academy are filling a huge void in...

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Room for Improvement in the Window Treatment Installation Industry

Two weeks ago, the shower faucet in my bathroom started leaking. So my wife called the same plumber we used once before. He was recommended by a close friend.

The first time, he showed up on time, was very clean, and performed the work timely and...

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Measure Twice and Pay Once: Window Treatment Installer Tip

Most people (myself included) are not big fans of paying insurance premiums. If you add up the amount you have paid for insurance over the years, it would probably (who am I kidding, definitely) shock you. 

But on the rare occasion that...

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Details Matter in the Window Treatment Installation World

A large portion of the window fashions industry is dedicated to discretionary income: Getting consumers with money to spend on things they want versus things they need. 

For that reason, these consumers can be very selective about the...

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Expensive Assumptions: Window Fashion Industry Tips

Hey Pro!

Hope your summer is going well. I have been working pretty hard on several fronts. Selling and installing in five states at Shades In Place, recording classes and signing agreements at Trading Up Consulting and remodeling an investment...

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How to Find Trusted Window Treatment Installation Accounts to Work With

Finding trusted installation accounts to work with can be a tough task.

From vetting out reputable outlets with quality products to finding experienced dealers to work with, here are my tips to finding top notch installation accounts in your area:...

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Mounting Options for Window Treatment Installers

A silly small mix up between "I" and "O" can cost you thousands of dollars and lots of aggravation between you and your client. Can you believe that? In today's blog post, I explain the reasons behind it.

More often than not, I see mistakes at the...

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Window Treatment Installation Trends in 2022

With a new year, comes new trends for you to stay on the lookout for and the window treatment installation industry is no different!

Each year, we see certain window covering styles become highly requested, certain colors over others, etc. Here...

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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.

Sign up for the Trading Secrets...

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Join Our Window Treatment Installers 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 Window Treatment 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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