45 episodes

The Quit Getting Screwed Podcast, hosted by Karalynn Cromeens, covers everything related to construction, contractors, and how to build a better business. Your success is in the details, so she strives to cover them all!

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The Quit Getting Screwed Podcast, hosted by Karalynn Cromeens, covers everything related to construction, contractors, and how to build a better business. Your success is in the details, so she strives to cover them all!

    Episode 57: Learn your Liens- Tennessee Liens! (With Joshua Jenkins)

    Episode 57: Learn your Liens- Tennessee Liens! (With Joshua Jenkins)

    It's Podcast time! We're back in action, and coming to you with a new installment in our 50 State Lien Laws series. This time, we go to the Country Music Capital, Tennessee. Joshua Jenkins joins Karalynn on the podcast to break TN's lien laws down to the letter, and explain the specific steps Tennessee contractors need to know if they're hoping to file a valid lien. It isn't always easy to know the rules and regulations for filing.a lien in your state: Do you need a license if you want to retain lien rights on the projects you do? What are the lien timelines required in the state of Tennessee? Are you equipped to enforce an effective collection strategy in TN, or would a skilled Tennessee construction attorney be a better solution for you? Mastering your lien laws is essential to your company's financial success, and in TN, once you learn the basics, its as easy as nailing down the Boot Scootin' Boogie! Tune in, hear the details from an expert, and never lose out on your lien rights again!____Follow Joshua: https://www.instagram.com/thebourbonbarrister/
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    Quit Getting Screwed was recorded on Riverside.fm and is distributed by Castos.

    • 30 min
    Episode 56: Build Your Business with a Badass Bookkeeper (With Gina Malvestuto)

    Episode 56: Build Your Business with a Badass Bookkeeper (With Gina Malvestuto)

    Happy Monday! Let's keep the numbers-talk going with a fresh podcast episode, where Gina Malvestuto of Green Tree Bookkeeping sits down to dish on the importance of maintaining accurate and organized numbers on your projects, and the best way to make that happen—by hiring a bookkeeper! She thoroughly dissects the problems that can arise for construction business owners if their money is mismanaged, and they do not properly maintain their numbers. Are you properly estimating your projects? Do you have a system to keep your invoices organized? Is your gross income growing over time, or has it flatlined? A bookkeeper with construction industry experience can be essential to elevating the financial success of your company, and this episode contains all of the juicy testament was to why that is. Join Karalynn and Gina in learning the secret to making more money—managing the money you've already made!Lighten your load, and invest in keeping your numbers in order. Your company, team member, and wallet will thank you for it on the other side.
    ____Connect with Gina: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gina-malvestuto-b087664/
    Use Gina's Services: https://greentreebk.com/
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    • 32 min
    Episode 55: Creating a Consistent Collection Strategy (With Philip Amend and Jason Beam)

    Episode 55: Creating a Consistent Collection Strategy (With Philip Amend and Jason Beam)

    Happy National Construction Appreciation Week! In honor of such an important week, we're skipping out on liens to speak with some killer construction pros! This week, Karalynn is joined by the heavy-hitting duo, Phillip Amend and Jason Beam, who operate CORE Supply out of Houston, TX. Phillip and Jason dive into the often overlooked, yet truly crucial topic of collections, and what it can mean for a business's financial success to create a consistent collection plan. The CORE head honchos discuss how challenging running a business was before they had a plan for how to handle unfulfilled invoices. Collaborating with a dedicated lien team for invoicing, notices, outreach, and collection has fundamentally changed the cash flow of their construction company and made it far more successful than it would have been, sans collection strategy. They explain the essential steps you should include in your collection plan, how you can connect with a collection pro or lien team, and what the benefits of a subscription format for liens and collections can be for a company.Set your business up for success, and listen up to get the inside scoop on how to fine tune your collection strategy and collect the $$$ you deserve! Leave us a like, share the episode, and rate the show to help us celebrate national Construction Appreciation Week.___
    Check out CORE Supply: https://thecoresupply.com/ Get More Information on TCLF's Lien Subscription: https://thecromeenslawfirm.com/collections/ 
    Check out our website www.thecromeenslawfirm.com to learn more about what we do.
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    • 32 min
    Episode 54: Build a Better Business with Killer Construction Tech! (With Eric Fortenberry)

    Episode 54: Build a Better Business with Killer Construction Tech! (With Eric Fortenberry)

    We have a BIG announcement! Join Karalynn Cromeens, Owner & Managing Partner of The Cromeens Law Firm, and Eric Fortenberry, CEO of acclaimed construction management software, JobTread, as they discuss the incredible value of utilizing tech to manage your construction projects. What could it mean for your business to have a custom construction contract, your legal documentation, and all of your client correspondence in one place? Answer: It could mean the difference between surviving and thriving in your construction company! Construction management software can be a game-changer for business owners. There are countless ways to make them work for YOUR business. For example, The Cromeens Law Firm and JobTread have joined together to establish a game-changing construction contract integration within the JobTread software. Through this collaboration, JobTread users will have access to dependable contract creation services, exclusive discounts, and, most importantly, the convenience of having all of this in one user-friendly system! Find out how, and learn about TCLF and JobTread's industry-changing partnership by tuning in TODAY!__Connect With Eric:https://www.linkedin.com/in/efortenberry/ https://www.facebook.com/fortenberry Check out JobTread: https://www.jobtread.com/ Learn More About The Cromeens Law Firm's Partnership with JobTread: https://www.jobtread.com/partners/the-cromeens-law-firm 
    Check out our website www.thecromeenslawfirm.com to learn more about what we do.
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    Quit Getting Screwed was recorded on Riverside.fm and is distributed by Castos.

    • 28 min
    Episode 53: Learn Your Liens- Massachusetts! (With Andrea Goldman)

    Episode 53: Learn Your Liens- Massachusetts! (With Andrea Goldman)

    Liens are leverage!
     
    Knowing your lien laws is the best way to ensure you get paid for your work. In Massachusetts, there are a lot of unique rules and regulations that make it especially specific! In this episode, Karalynn is joined by Andrea Goldman to pick apart those nitty-gritty details. Andrea is thorough in the best way by making it especially easy to understand and enabling you to know exactly what you have to do to get paid for your project. From breaking down who has liens rights on a Massachusetts construction project to explaining who needs licenses on commercial construction projects and residential ones, alike, she dives in deep. No stone is left unturned, making this an essential listen for MA contractors. To ensure you are paid properly for the construction projects you do, it is imperative that, if you are a construction professional looking to file liens in Massachusetts, you learn those lien laws and listen in today! If you like what you hear, leave us a like and share the episode with the contractors in your life.
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    Use Andrea’s Services: https://www.goldmanlg.com/attorneys/andrea-goldman/ Connect with Andrea: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrea-goldman-4b9ba0/
    Check out our website www.thecromeenslawfirm.com to learn more about what we do. Follow us! Instagram: @cromeenslawfirmpllc Facebook: The Cromeens Law Firm LinkedIn: The Cromeens Law Firm  Quit Getting Screwed was recorded on Riverside.fm and is distributed by Castos.
     

    • 49 min
    Episode 52: Reputation Marketing Made Easy (With Shawn Hill)

    Episode 52: Reputation Marketing Made Easy (With Shawn Hill)

    Reputation is everything in the construction industry. What other people say about your business can make or break your company's success. Shawn Hill from NiceJob sits down with Karalynn to explain how reputation marketing is a powerful tool that takes just a little added effort and can greatly grow a business's reach. Ultimately, the opinion of your clients can provide free marketing for your construction company. Why let such a powerful resource go unutilized? Shawn breaks down how business owners can improve their ability to collect client feedback and plug it into social media and reputation marketing tools to generate additional leads for their construction company. He explains further how his service, NiceJob, streamlines this process and alleviates the time and effort required by your team to get results that are just as impactful, if not more so! Your company is worth investing in, and reputation marketing is a tool that you already have access to. Take advantage of it, and see your business grow! Listen in and learn how you can use reviews to bolster your business, and if you take away something new, consider leaving us a like and rating the pod. ____
    Check out NiceJob: https://nicejob.grsm.io/quitgettingscrewed Check out our website www.thecromeenslawfirm.com to learn more about what we do. Follow us! Instagram: @cromeenslawfirmpllc Facebook: The Cromeens Law Firm LinkedIn: The Cromeens Law Firm  Quit Getting Screwed was recorded on Riverside.fm and is distributed by Castos.

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