Member Since 2015
Austin, Texas Area
Matt Doyle is the Founder of Homeowner Hub, a real estate lead generation and data startup. Matt is also the Vice President and Co-Founder of Excel Builders, a revolutionary company in the construction industry that builds next-generation custom homes, with offices in Maryland and Delaware.
Positive reviews are an accomplishment, but they only have power if put to use.
As with many aspects of business, implementing a new digital marketing strategy can sometimes feel like a risky endeavor. When you’re new or have limited experience in business ownership, testing out new tactics and investing money in projects and initiatives that may or may not fail can feel like a waste of money and resources.
Every professional needs time off to rest and recharge, but getting back into your work routine after a vacation or extended PTO can be tough—especially if you have lots of messages or tasks to sift through. All too quickly, that relaxed feeling you gained from your time away is replaced with stress and anxiety about all the tasks that urgently need your attention.
Remote communication with your clients doesn’t need to feel impersonal. With some minor changes to your policies, you can build stronger relationships during the time that you have.
These strategies can help you get in front of most of the reasons employees quit.
If you want your clients to take the next steps confidently, you need to address the common concerns that are weighing on them—even if they don’t voice them.
If you have to change some material in your product, look for an alternative that can help you reinforce your brand.
You can generate more sales for big-ticket products and services by using the right approach.
Autonomy can be a highly motivating benefit to workers who are already performing excellently in their field.
Employees, shareholders and clients alike will want to know what is being done to reduce the chance of emergencies. Your newest safety policy should consider the input of your employees.
Bad reviews can hurt, but every one of them can tell you a little about how to do better.
The lockdowns put in place over the last year have resulted in massive shifts in consumer behavior. Some of these changes are likely to be permanent, and businesses need to be prepared.
Use these standards to create a communication plan that will help you make the best impression on your clients.
By implementing these practices, you can make large projects easier for everyone to handle.
Selling products and services is challenging at the best of times, but it’s even harder when there’s an economic recession, pandemic, or any other national or global hardship occurring.
You have a huge decision to make when we’re out of quarantine.
Even if your operations are shut down for the short term, continue to build relationships with current clients, and seek relationships with new ones.
Take the time to note what your employees will need to make the remote work transition.
Don't stress your team out with overwhelming goals for the new year.
When you own a small business, you have to take on many of the day-to-day responsibilities yourself -- at least in the beginning. Having some basic knowledge across all aspects of business operations can go a long way to making your business flourish, and ultimately turn you into a more well-rounded manager when you do eventually hire staff. But which skills are the most important to develop from the get-go? We asked 11 members of Young Entrepreneur Council which fundamental skill – tech, operations, leadership, etc. – all small business owners should have to manage day-to-day operations. They shared their answers below.
Keeping a large project on the rails takes continual effort, but it's worth it in the long run.
If you're expecting to spend the next few months dealing with a huge project, there are some habits you can start developing right now.
When you’re hiring for positions that require rare or high-level skills, it pays to hone your interview process.
Ensure important information can get to you as quickly as possible.
Your customer service representatives are the face of your brand that buyers interact with, so they need to be the best.
Remote work is a great boot camp for leadership training.
A Facebook Page is (still) one of the best free ways to create a search result that customers can easily find.
Here's what to ask yourself before committing to customization.
A few simple tweaks can significantly cut down on time spent interviewing bad fits.
Looking for a custom home construction company you can trust? We’re an open book. Stephen Doyle started Excel Builders as a sister company to Stephen C. Doyle Construction to specialize particularly in energy-efficient building. Our focus at Excel is building the most energy-efficient and high-quality custom homes and commercial buildings that you will find anywhere. Whether it be our SIP, or premium, luxury homes, we have the experience. We don’t only build great houses, we build houses customized exactly to the needs of our clients. When we recommend materials for renovations, we suggest the materials that best match the needs of the project. We always work to maximize the value we offer to our clients, and build exceptional homes. So far, Stephen and the gang have built more than 100.