Attending Trade Shows: The Advantage of Differing Perspectives

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When you’re in a specific trade of work, it’s easy to assume there’s little evolution within the field. It’s rare that any given line of work is completely stagnant though. So how do you find out about new ideas, and stay up-to-date with the latest information within the industry? By attending Trade Shows. That’s not the only benefit of attending them, though – let’s chat a little about the reasons you might want to consider going to one in 2018. ...

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Invoicing with C3: Our newest feature is here!

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We’ve been working with beta testers to develop a full-featured invoicing option. It’s been in the works for a while; while we love presenting new features to our customers, we also like to make sure a feature is working effectively before releasing it on the masses.

Why did C3 switch from a billing feature to an Invoicing feature?

When Jeremiah first started C3, we weren’t even sure that we’d have a billing page at all. With so many bookkeeping ...

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C3 Connect: One Backflow Test Submission Method

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Initially, one of the reasons Jeremiah set out to create a backflow testing management solution was that he was tired of watching his dad enter results in the field, only to come back home and re-enter them back into his computer. Double entry is time-consuming, and it’s inefficient! It’s also more prone to human-error. This brings me to C3 Connect. Does your water utility require your to log in to their own web portal and enter backflow test results? With ...

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Backflow device testing: Educating your customers

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Why are there negative perspectives on backflow testing?

Recently I’ve noticed some news articles about backflow prevention devices, and what stood out was the negative perspective that individuals have towards them. There’s several arguments that residential irrigation systems shouldn’t need to be tested more than once every few years. Why? Well, for one, it’s an expense that most customers don’t recognize as necessary. There’s no tax break from it–n  new pair of shoes to go along with getting a backflow device tested. ...

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The actual cost of testing backflow prevention devices

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How much do you charge your customers to have their backflow prevention device tested?

Okay, but what’s the real cost of testing backflow devices? How much are you actually making?

Although test prices vary, an average is around $40, nationwide.

So how do you break down how much you, as an owner, are actually making per device? You might say, well, we subtract how much we pay the employee who tests it, and find we make about 20 or 25 ...

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