SMART Marketing is Better Than MORE Marketing

Many service business owners believe that marketing is too expensive for them. However, you do not need to spend a lot to make sure that your marketing efforts are bearing fruit for your business. In this competitive market, smart marketing and good customer relations management are key to succeeding in the service industry. For over 30 […]

How Much Would You Spend on Service Business Software?

How Much Would YOU Spend on Service Business Software?   Did You Know? In the 1950s, American Airlines spent an astonishing sum of $40 million (about $350 million in 2000 dollars) to develop and install the first ever automated booking and reservations software – the SABRE system by IBM. In the 1950’s, American Airlines was facing serious challenges in […]

Marketing for Painting Contractors Business

Many smaller painting business owners believe that cannot afford to do any marketing. However, smart marketing strategies and good CRM tools are key to being successful in the painting contractors business. For three decades, Thoughtful Systems has been helping painting businesses succeed with our Scheduling Manager software. Take advantage of the great tools provided by the Scheduling Manager software for […]

The Road Line Painting Management Software You Need

Thoughtful Systems had been developing our Scheduling Manager software for over 30 years, long before any of our software competitors have been in business. Scheduling Manager software and our SM-Mobile App for Android and Apple mobile devices, provides you with all the scheduling, management, and accounting tools you need to run a successfull road line […]

How to Be Successful in a Competitive Commercial Cleaning Market

You might be surprised to learn that now is a good time to start or expand your commercial cleaning business. At the beginning of 2016, Commercial Cleaning, the primary product sector of the Janitorial Services industry, boasted annual revenues of $50 billion in the US alone. Business analysts project increasing growth in commercial cleaning sector […]

Everything You Need to Run a Liquid Waste Management Business

In many ways, running a liquid waste management company is just like running any other service business. You need to keep track of your job schedule, manage your employees, satisfy your customers, and get paid on time. However, a liquid waste management business also has a unique set of requirements and problems that cannot be met by one-size-fits-all generic […]

Running Your Own Tutoring Business

Tutoring services have seen an unprecedented rise in demand over the last decade or so and industry experts predict that this demand will continue to rise in the future. In the US, parents and students spend $20 billion every year on private academic tutors and the market is growing annually. Technology, espeically specialized software, cloud-based services and […]

How to Succeed in the Competitive Window Cleaning Business

While some people might think that window cleaning is a low tech business, those who manage a window cleaning business know that, in order to succeed, they need to automate their administrative tasks and scheduling, improve communications and customer service and be able to market one’s services effectively. Good business management software, designed for service […]

How to Build a Successful Lawn Care Business

Lawn care, landscaping and irrigation is a multibillion dollar industry in the US and, if the business is managed well, it could become a very profitable business venue. However, with high demand comes intense competition, so how can a lawn care business succeed among such intense competition in the industry? Three main factors in keeping your […]

Fire Extinguisher Maintenance is a Delicate Business

With Scheduling Manager software you can always provide the best service and keep your business profitable. Equipment Tracking and Maintenance You can record where your equipment is at any time with our Equipment Tracking Module. Suppose you leave some equipment on site, all you need to do is simply record it in the Equipment Module […]