Use Technology Whenever You Can! Hello iPad

Recently our technology treat has been the iPad. Wow, what a difference this mini computer can make for a business. For those who aren’t familiar with mini computer, Apple says it’s, “The best way to experience the web, email, photos, and video. Hands down.”

Whether that’s the case or not, it’s definitely going to be one of the best ways for us to better our customer service. How, you ask? Every facet of our house painting company will benefit. (more…)

Painting and Dealing with the HOA: Part 2 – Color Approval

Some helpful pointers and things you should know about color approval:

– Just because your neighbor was approved for the colors, doesn’t mean you will be. One example of this may be if a house to your left, right, behind or in front of you has the color scheme you want, there’s a chance you won’t get approved. (more…)

Painting and Dealing with the HOA

Sometimes it can be a headache dealing with your Home Owners Association. Of course they’re looking out for the best interests of the neighborhood but in some cases that comes at your expense!

Useful Tips:

First thing to do is find out the name of your HOA and the management company that they use. From there you can familiarize yourself with their rules and structure and possibly even get a general feel for how the painting process may go (Will it take 2 weeks or 2 months for approval?).

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The Science of Social Media Marketing

WOW! Who would’ve guessed the science that goes into social media marketing? Like the gazillion other companies out there, we have turned to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others to help get the word out. Take Facebook for example…what was once a casual site for keeping in touch online has now turned into a mass media opportunity. And trust me when I say this, IT’S FOR THE BETTER! (more…)

Journey To Me – A Helping Hand for a Great Cause in 2010

Sometimes in order for a business to grow, a community must feel support and strength from them. That’s certainly a priority for Vivax.

We came across the Journey to Me organization and immediately felt a connection to what they are doing. Journey to Me is committed to strengthen families and help adopted children thrive by providing post-adoption education and comprehensive resources through a safe and supportive network. (more…)