The Bootstrapper

The skilled trades are highly sought-after in today’s marketplace. Blazing a trail for your own small business is full of potential and pitfalls. Use our tools and expert advice to help you keep growing.

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High-tech plumbing equipment & how to get it cheap

It isn’t easy for small- and mid-sized plumbing businesses to keep up in our fast-moving economy. When there are only a few employees on hand, every working hou…

Essential tools for your handyman business and how to get them cheap

Congratulations on your decision to enter an industry that will allow you to set your own hours, work with your hands and improve people’s lives everyday. Wheth…

Social media for contractors: A beginner’s guide

Social media marketing is an integral component of any business plan. With over two billion users active on Facebook alone, it’s no wonder that businesses of al…