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National Property Inspections Franchisee Spotlight: Doug Versaw and Margaret Herrera

National Property Inspections’ Franchisee Spotlight recognizes our most innovative and successful NPI franchises. By sharing their stories, helpful tips and lessons learned, every franchisee can learn what it takes to grow their business. For our February installment, we’re proud to feature Doug Versaw and Margaret Herrera of Golden, CO. Doug and Margaret started with NPI in February 2012. Doug Continue Reading »

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Tips on Marketing to Millennials

By: Sydney Arp, NPI Marketing Assistant Millennials. Generation Y. It’s the age group that marketers across the country are endlessly analyzing. Let’s [try to] begin with a definition. Major publications label a millennial as someone who came of age around the time of the millennium (2000). Born between 1980 and 1995, Millennials range from 22-38. Continue Reading »

National Property Inspections Franchisee Spotlight: Stephen Fotiades

National Property Inspections’ Franchisee Spotlight recognizes our most innovative and successful NPI franchises. By sharing their stories, helpful tips and lessons learned, every franchisee can learn what it takes to grow their business. For our first installment, we’re proud to feature Stephen Fotiades of Cheyenne, Wyoming. Stephen Fotiades first started with NPI in 2015 after Continue Reading »

How to Hire Great Employees

By Roland Bates, President of NPI Great training. Great opportunity. Great compensation. They don’t mean much if you don’t start with a good hire. It surprises me how little time and effort many small business owners put into finding and training good employees. Can you imagine our NPI/GPI franchisees hiring an inspector and then finding Continue Reading »

How to Handle Criticism

By Roland Bates Take a second and imagine the world’s best restaurant. It’s been voted on and they have their “World’s Best Restaurant” plaque proudly displayed for all to see. Guess what? Every day and without fail someone will say the potatoes are too salty, someone will say it’s too dark, too loud, too expensive, Continue Reading »

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NPI/GPI Celebrates Thirtieth Anniversary with Distinguished Guest Speakers at 2017 Annual Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NPI/GPI Celebrates Thirtieth Anniversary with Distinguished Guest Speakers at 2017 Annual Conference Industry experts held seminars on the latest trends and technologies. Omaha, Neb., Nov. 21, 2017—National Property Inspections, Inc., parent company of National Property Inspections in the United States and Global Property Inspections in Canada, hosted six distinguished guest speakers at Continue Reading »

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Leverage Your Gifts and Talents to Stay Motivated

By Kimberly Stevens, NPI Marketing Coach There’s a good chance that you have untapped potential and you may not even be aware of it. While most skills can be learned, most of us are given gifts that come easily and that we feel passionate about. Some gifts are innate; they come naturally. But you can Continue Reading »

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4 Quick Tips for Making the Most of Small Business Social Media

By: Stephanie Vesper, NPI Marketing Assistant As a busy small business owner, it’s easy to let social media slip off your radar. But with consumers spending up to 53% of their online time browsing social media sites, carving out a slot in your schedule for posting can mean broadening your reach in ways you never Continue Reading »

5 Tips to Improve Public Speaking As a Small Business Owner

By Kimberly Stevens, NPI Marketing Coach “I have three hints for becoming a good public speaker. You must know when to stand up, when to speak up and when to shut up.” – Charlie Brown Wouldn’t it be great if Charlie Brown’s three tips above were all we needed to become more confident public speakers? Continue Reading »