Exciting new PEP Cloud features are on the way

Our goal is to create the best estimating tool for painters. We value the feedback we get about what we’re doing right, what changes our users want to see, and what features will help you be more productive. Today I’m excited to be able to show you a few of the new PEP Cloud features we’re working on. New Estimate Features   New eBid Features   Here’s a closer look at the interactive eBid.   Your customer can pick and choose by checking or unchecking the boxes. You still have total control – you can lock any items that you don’t want removed.   We have a few more things in the works. Like us on Facebook and stay up to date about the new PEP Cloud features and other goings-on here. Happy Estimating from the PEP Cloud Team! Visit us on Facebook. Click...

Compel customers to commit

 An observation of sales tactics… I spent last Saturday shopping for a new car. I saw a couple things I was interested in, but left several dealerships empty handed. Since it was the end of the month, I had expected the sales people to really be pushing to close a sale, but they weren’t. And while it sounds refreshing not to deal with pushy salespeople, it actually left me feeling…meh. You see, I’m not actually pining for a new vehicle. I’m pretty bummed that I don’t have my old one, but I’m not stranded – I can still get to where I need to go. So not having MY car isn’t a huge inconvenience. And since the dealerships didn’t express any sense of urgency, I am disinclined to buy right this minute. ….. Creating a sense of urgency about a decision will compel customers to commit. I had to book a hotel room several weeks back and, after my car-buying experience last weekend, I’m struck by the difference. I was using my favorite go-to website for hotel deals. As soon as I submitted my search info, this little window popped up: When I clicked on a hotel for more info, I got a couple more notices: I was starting to feel excited and a little anxious. I saw a room I was interested in and there was a little note next to the price: That made me think about the 9 other people searching the hotel right that moment; they might be looking for the same deal on a room. I felt compelled to make a decision and get THAT...