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Freelance Drafting Services

Just when we think that we could not offer any more products or services to help Electrical Contractors like you ,we think of something new. We are now doing Freelance Drafting. Let us do you simple As-Build Drawings, Panel Schedules, Lighting Layouts, We can make simple modifications to any PDF or full blown drawings. For the price we charge you can’t afford to do it yourself. Best Bid Electrical Estimating Software-On-Screen Takeoff Solutions-Freelance Estimating-Online Electrical Estimating Classes-Drafting we do it all. Just let us know how we can help you with any of your electrical needs. Consulting, setting up your shop correctly, how to manage man-hours, anything electrical we can do. Best Bid Electrical Estimating Software-Not just better –The Best!
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Top 4 reasons not to fall for cloud-based Electrical Estimating software

Don’t fall for the cloud-based electrical estimating software. The only reason it exists is to drain your wallet. If they can sucker you into this lame idea after you get so far in you are a customer for life. Any financial adviser will tell you not to lease a car and don’t sign up for never-ending services. The key to financial success is to spend less than you make. Cloud-based software is a dreadful Investment The first reason is simply financial. It is a bad investment. One more reason not to fall for cloud-based software is the price per month will go up. The more users, the larger the server needed. The larger server needed means you pay for their expansion with price increases. Cloud-based Software is slow & volatile...
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Historical Data

I have made the statement that companies that try to price their work by the Square will one day go broke. No one has proven me wrong to date.  This is a horrible way to price your work for so many reasons. First, the square foot of a project often times has little to do with most of the key factors. Lighting package, gear package, location of the service, electric heat or gas heat, what is included in the site and the list goes on and on. You also don’t have a material list to work with and no way to actually track the project. For example: A hospital will cost more than a warehouse. With that being said something that is very valuable is Historical data.  If you are...
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If You Estimate or Ever Think about Purchasing an Electrical Estimating software !

If you estimate or ever think about purchasing an electrical estimating software please read this. +++++IF++++ you will read this to the end it can change your life. Over the last 20 years I have written and developed Electrical Estimating Software. I have been estimating for more years than I can count. My goal would be for 100% of the people that purchase our software (or any software) to become “Masters” at it and for it to become an everyday tool for them to use. For years I thought, we are offering a fantastic product at a ridiculously low price. We offer lots of free training tools to make it easy to learn. We are here to answer questions. No doubt that 100% of every user will benefit and become...
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Electrical Estimating Class 800-941-7028 As an Electrical Contractor You will fail or succeed on your ability to estimate. Estimating starts everything. We are offering a fantastic class on Electrical Estimating. This class will benefit anyone in the Electrical Industry no matter how little or how much you know. This class is going back to the basics and will teach you how to manually estimate any electrical project. It goes in depth on what goes into an estimate, how to create assemblies, and create a complete estimate. We understand that you will at some point be using an electrical estimating software for your estimating but the more you understand what you want the buttons to do once you select them the more successful you will be using software. You need to understand how...
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Best Bid’s Online Estimating Classes

Best Bid Electrical Estimating Software’s Online Estimating Classes are registering for new classes. Space is limited so sign up now. If you ever wanted to learn to estimate or estimate better these electrical estimating classes are for you. They are the most comprehensive classes that you can take covering all aspects of estimating electrical projects. The lessons start out as if you have never estimated electrical projects before and cover all phases of how to estimate electrical projects of any size. Videos cove anything you would ever need to know perform an estimate for any size project. What an investment in your future. Grab the job you have always wanted. From the ditch to the office in no time at all. Once you show your skills, you become extremely valuable...
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The Leader of the Pack – From Super Superintendent to Field Operations

The Leader of the Pack – From Super Superintendent to Field Operations “Transitioning to Supervisor”.   So much is involved with transitioning into leadership, and that it is therefore unsurprising that so many people struggle with it. You must be pro-active on your own to stay a head of the pack. Everyone wants top pay and a better job but only you are in control of your destination. For example: Master an estimating software such as the Best Bid Hybrid Pro. This will put you above the competition. Master Accura Cadd so you can pop out a drawing when no one else can. Simple things like this make you valuable. In our Super Superintendent post a few weeks ago week, we noted that the best traits of a lead project superintendent...
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Note from Best Bid Electrical Estimating and Takeoff Solutions

It seems like we never slow down at Best Bid. We hope you are as busy as we are. Just have just added a few new features to the Best Bid Hybrid Pro so if you have not checked for updates do so. Tools>check for updates. We are excited to say that we now have a fantastic new feature on the Accura Cadd. Let me back up. If you don’t have a copy of the Accura Cadd. Why not! We use this tool every day. It has been a life saver. We just added an overlay feature. It will even point out the changes between two drawings. The Accura Cadd is still ½ off at only $250, 00. Get a copy today and thank me later. Our Freelance Estimating department...
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The Super Superintendent

The Super Superintendent “Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise” --a phrase coined by Benjamin Franklin long before the Superintendent title existed. The advice presented in this axiom is certainly taken up by those whom our Career Matchmakers identify as the most-marketable construction Superintendents. References for candidates who fit this description often tell us things such as: “He is the first on the job site and the last to leave”. “He knows who comes and goes on the work-site for which he is responsible”. “He takes ownership of his responsibilities”.  These candidates’ sub-contractor references will often tell us that they know how to drive a project schedule and sequence the scheduled trades, and that they also provide the necessary project updates and parameters. Their...
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We can help you with your Estimating needs!         800-941-7028                   Call us and speak to someone that talks electrical estimating. Best Bid Electrical Estimating Software has anything that you need to be a successful electrical estimator. What sets us apart from the competition. We can teach you to estimate or estimate better, because we are not sales people we are electricians, estimators, and contractors that know your business. All we do is electrical so all of our attention is focused on your industry. Our software was created by electricians for electricians. We know how to estimate and we know what you need to estimate. We make it as simple as possible to use, while providing high tech solutions for your estimating needs. We post our true One-Time Fee pricing...
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