Tommy Mello is the author of Home Service Millionaire and Elevate, and the founder of A1 Garage Doors, a $200 million-plus home service business with over 700 employees in 19 states. Through Home Service Freedom and the Home Service Expert podcast, Tommy shares his experience and insights to help fellow entrepreneurs scale their businesses.

In this special episode of the Home Service Expert podcast, Tommy answers your biggest questions about marketing investments, equity programs, advertisement spending…

Show notes

  • Tommy talks about updates on profit-sharing and equity incentive programs. [0:45]
  • Using AI tools for garage door business growth. [6:49]
  • Buying home service businesses with tips on networking and software use. [9:26]
  • Differentiating personal assistants and customer service representatives. [15:22]
  • SBA vs private investments and insights on business expansions. [17:59]
  • Finding the perfect marketing strategy for your business. [23:30]
  • The importance of KPIs and cultural alignment for your company. [30:03]
  • Tommy shares the best marketing books to check out. [32:59]
  • Using social media and performance pay to grow a home improvement business. [37:52]
  • Focusing on one thing to achieve success, rather than multiple side hustles. [40:04]
  • Top strategies for hiring and high-ticket opportunities. [46:47]
  • Growing a garage door business with high profit. [50:29]
  • Using unique phone numbers for LSA and tracking attribution. [56:32]
  • How to leverage partnerships and systems for your business. [58:47]

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