Roofing Sales


Kevin Barrelle at 777 Roofing

Somebody, somewhere needs to read this right now… this one is for you: Has there ever been a time like this before? Grown men cry themselves to sleep tonight. They are weary with the pressure of feeding their children, making the next house payment or pumping a little more gas in the car. In the …

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A Day of Rest

Villareal Family at Next Dimension

God himself took a break on the 7th day. Bottom line is that you can’t work 7 days a week, all day, every day for long without burning yourself out completely. I know you have leads to call, referrals to see, yard signs to plant, paperwork to push, email and much more… Trust me, it …

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Selling with Authority or Getting Slaughtered like a Pig?

Relaxing in Tulsa at the hotel

I wanted to call this article “Authority or Commodity”, but “Cops or Pigs” had a better ring to it. Obviously, “Cops” represents “Authority” and “Pigs” represents a “Commodity”. Let’s start off with the Wikipedia definition of “Commodity”: “A commodity is a good for which there is demand, but which is supplied without qualitative differentiation across …

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Advice for a Rookie Selling Roofs

Richard Healy and Larry Andrews

I get a lot of email and comments from people thinking about getting into the roofing sales business. They almost always sound something like this… Mike I’m looking to get into selling roofs door to door…..what advice would you give a rookie starting out? This website is loaded with several articles that may help you. …

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Just Started Selling

Rio Blanco Roofing

Over the years, I’ve seen a lot of people jump in the roofing sales game only to get out without a single sale. Disillusioned, broke and hopeless they stagger away bitterly from what they had such high hopes of achieving only a few weeks prior. Roofing Sales isn’t for everybody. Sales in general is a …

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But Can You Sell?

Larry Andrews at Swadley's BBQ

I love the reader comments and email I get here at Roofing Salesman… and they aren’t always from the guys… The ladies are very involved in the business of selling roofs and more-and-more are entering the workforce all the time because it can be a great opportunity to make money. Here’s a recent question from …

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Truth, Lies and The Lullaby

Branson Ricks ASAP

Here’s The Truth Here’s the truth… I have a stack of questions, but I just haven’t had much time to write lately. I’m sorry. I know many of you are checking the roofing salesman website every few days looking for responses to your questions because you want to make more money. Here’s a lie… This …

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How Many Sales in 1 Sale?

Matt Andrews

The guy couldn’t sell anything. It wasn’t for a lack of effort. He went out knocking every single day. He came in soaking wet from sweat at the end of each and every day… with nothing to show for all his hard work. He finally gave up after two solid weeks of making nothing happen. …

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