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How to find electrical tender opportunities

Where do you find electrical tender opportunities? We’re breaking down a few ways to streamline the process:

Case Study: How Value Lighting reduced count time by 50%

How can Countfire’s estimating software help boost revenue? Value Lighting gives some insights into their experience:

Ask these questions before purchasing automated take-off software

Automated take-off software can be a game changer. Are you getting what you really need from the solution? Here are some key questions to ask:

Interview: How to become a successful electrical estimator

In this industry interview, Phil Kober, an Electrical Estimator at SES Engineering Services, tells us what a typical day looks like and what he recommends for a successful estimating career. What was your path to becoming an electrical estimator? I trained as an electrician and did that for about 3-4 years and then decided that Read more »

6 Tips for keeping your electrical project on-track

It’s always a high priority to keep electrical projects on-time and within budget. What can companies do to stay on-track?

Case study: how Designplan Lighting uses Countfire for efficiency on large projects

Can Countfire really be used on projects large and small? We caught up with David Leslie of Designplan Lighting to find out how they use the software:

Developing an effective tendering strategy

Does your company have a clear tendering strategy? Having one can help you to be more efficient and win more bids. Here’s what you to consider:

Managing estimating for security system designs

Do you manage estimating for security system projects? If so, accuracy and efficiency are probably key priorities. Here are some tips for strong estimates:

How to attract more electrical clients through website optimisation

In a competitive world, it’s important to be looking for ways to attract more clients to your electrical business. Here are some pointers:

Why and how electrical contractors should build their networks

Many electrical contractors rely heavily on referrals, but you’ve got to maintain your networks to get them. Here are some tips for building great connections: