In Episode 35 of the Pool Nation Podcast we talk to Danielle Bahr founder of the SPPA. We talk to her about her journey in the pool industry and we do a deep dive into the insurance needs of the pool pro. We talk about the type of business insurance you should have, why you should protect yourself, how much coverage you should have, and talk about some of the most common claims in our industry so you can avoid them.
In Episode 34 of the Pool Nation Podcast we get a call from Bryan Chrissan from Hayward Pool Products and we talk about pool product shortage, demand and product availability going into the summer season and when you should be ordering product. We also talk to Zac and John about route and business efficiency part 2 and how it impacts your business, your productivity, and your profitability.
In Episode 33 of the Pool Nation Podcast we talk about pool route efficiency. We talk about the things you should do when you are building your route and we also do a deep dive into all the things that are associated with creating that efficient route. Including the bidding process and how to handle pools that are out of your area.
In Episode 32 of the Pool Nation Podcast, we talk to Eugene Lochman of Prestige Pool & Patio in Frisco, TX. We talk about his journey in the pool industry. He shares his ups and downs in the last 11 years and what they have done to set the company up to be able to build 300 pools per year and service almost 900 pools a week.
It’s an inspiring story that will make you want to get up and want to do more. It’s a must listen for the pool guy and pool builder.
In Episode 31 of the Pool Nation Edgar, John and Zac talk to Bob Lowry. The grandfather of water chemistry. Do you want to know how long your should run your pool pump? The answer will surprise you. Do you want to know the most difficult part of balancing pool water? Listen to them talk about it in this podcast. It's all pool talk.
In Episode 30 of the Pool Nation Podcast, we talk rate increases and how it directly affects your business profitability. John and Zac go head to head in the Pool Nation hashtag knowledge challenge. We talk to Pool Girl Anna and her experience raising rates. This is an episode you don't want to miss.
In Episode 29 of the Pool Nation Podcast, Sales Techniques Part 2. We continue our conversation on sales techniques and we do a deep dive into revenue sources for your business. We talk about the different things you can do to increase your revenue, improve profitability and make more money in your business.
In Episode 28 of the Pool Nation Podcast, we talk Sales Techniques Part 2. We talk about upping your Sales Game and the little things that you can do to WOW your customers. The better you are the more money you will make. We dive in deeper into the Sales Techniques, and we talk about Revenue Opportunities for the Pool Pro.
In Episode 27 of the Pool Nation Podcast, we talk about the sales process, and how important it is to master your sales process for your business. We share our experiences with the sales process of our businesses, and the things we put in place to improve that sales process. We talk about the learning curve and how important it is that you become great at sales. The better you are the more money you will make.
In Episode 26 of the Pool Nation Podcast, we talk to Bob Lowry on his monthly visit to the podcast. We talk about Pool Startups. We also talk about how long you should run the pump when doing a startup, what chemicals you can and can’t add during the startup process and what chemicals you should never mix.
We also answer some questions that were sent in. We cover how Bicarb works in a pool, why Acid Demand is so high on Quartz startups vs other finishes, and continued calcium buildup.