Podcast & Training for Countertop Shops

Welcome to our podcast and training replay page! We’ll be interviewing industry experts on how to grow your countertop shop. We will interview your fellow colleagues and ask them how they are growing their business right now. We also do a monthly training on tips and tricks that will help your shop.

Get ready to learn because we guarantee you will walk away with a few golden nuggets of information that will help your countertop company. You can listen to us on all of the popular podcasting platforms below. And if you have any questions or need help with something, reach out to us! We’re always here to help.

In this episode of the Countertop Success Podcast, we have the pleasure of speaking with Lauren Butler, the Showroom & Marketing Manager at Accent Countertops. Lauren will be sharing her expertise on how to effectively grow your countertop shop. Tune in to gain valuable insights and strategies to take your business to the next level in the ever-evolving countertop industry.

Is your shop slow right now with fewer countertop projects? It’s the holiday season, the market isn’t great and homeowners are pulling back a bit on spending. You need to map out a strategy for 2024 to keep growing. 

In this episode, I talk to Tony DeAscentis about how you can overcome challenges when training your countertop shop employees. Tony is the CEO of Ving and he explains how technology can help the process when it comes to training and safety for your shop. One way to bring technology to your shop machines is by using QR codes for each piece of equipment which is genius! Tune in to find out more.

In this episode, I talk to Ed Young from the FabricatorsCoach.com and he dives into ways to get fab shop employees. He has some very clever ways to find help for your shop. One tip that I love is something you can do while you’re at a car wash and you see someone detailing a car… Yep, you’ll have to listen to find out!

In this episode, Adam Ramirez from ASCALE by TAU breaks down everything you need to know about porcelain slabs and how it’s growing massively in the US market. He’ll break down the history of porcelain, why fabricators have been so resistant to this material, and what has changed. He’ll go over the keys to success when working with porcelain. You don’t want to miss this episode!

Paul Nichol, CEO of Upstate Granite Solutions, and Stephen Alberts talk about how Paul grew his company to 2000/SF per week and soon with some new equipment, will be doubling that each week. Paul talks about how he started the company and has some AMAZING advice on how to get more online reviews for his countertop company. There are a ton of golden nuggets in this episode! You do not want to miss it.

I speak to a lot of countertop companies and I’d say about 95% of them do not have a plan to grow. Most want to double the sq footage they do a day but have no idea how to.

In this workshop, we’ll plan out a marketing strategy that will help you double the sq footage you do a day. I’ll break down what you should expect to pay in costs and also give you a timeline.

Come learn about how Nelson Tile & Stone is growing 30% year after year over in Bend, OR. Jennifer Nelson gives us great insight into how their company started and some tips and tricks she has learned along the way. She talks about how getting a CNC has helped their growth. And also goes into how stocking high-quality material that is currently trending is around 70% of what they sell. There are tons of golden nuggets in this episode and you don’t want to miss it!

Getting more online reviews for your countertop projects is not easy. Maybe you get 1-2 out of 20 customers that you ask. If that! But getting more online reviews on Google (and Facebook) can bring you in a MASSIVE amount of installs.

I’m going to go over a few ways to get more online reviews for your countertop company in this workshop. I’ll give you a plan so you can start right away.

In this online workshop we will show you how to use the power of social media to find employees for your countertop company. It will be an over-the-shoulder type of training and we’ll jump right into Facebook and show you exactly what and how to set up a promotion to find workers. 

I talk to a LOT of countertop and K&B companies each week and most are doing pretty good. When COVID hit, things slowed down a bit but then shortly after people wanted to work on their homes. Especially their kitchens and bathrooms. But at some point, the demand will decrease and you need to start preparing now.

In this eposide we talk to Frank Sciarrino, the COO at Quote Countertops. We dive into his experience in the industry, the reason his software Quote Countertops was created and how it can help fabricators and K&B remodelers. He also discusses where he sees the industry going.

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