Blog: Stone Fabrication Software and Business Articles

Sell Professionally: The Ideal Timeframe for Delivering a Countertop Quote

Getting out quotes fast is definitely a huge value-add for any fabrication business. But how fast is too fast? 

We love that our quoting software, CounterGo, empowers you to create a quote in just three minutes. However, many countertop businesses like to take the information back to the office to make sure every detail is perfect.

In this article, we want to explore the ideal timeframe for countertop quoting. The answer isn’t one-size-fits-all, and it might be different in your own shop depending on the complexity of the job.

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Streamline Your Process: How to Better Manage Shop Scheduling

What words come to mind when you think about your scheduling process? For a lot of fabricators – especially those with smaller operations – it’s chaos. 

Striking the right balance of supply and demand is what scheduling is all about, but when everyone at your shop is adding jobs, removing them, and making changes, that delicate balance gets thrown off.

Overbooking, underbooking, last-minute additions, and forgetting about holidays are incredibly common, especially when there’s no defined process in place for scheduling.

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Enhance Your Countertop Software Experience with Moraware Integrations

We think CounterGo, our estimating software, and Systemize, our scheduling software, are pretty amazing. But sometimes, you need more. More time. More money. More coffee.

But seriously, you might need more features and options than our software currently provides. And that’s where integrations come in.

Maybe you need help assessing the health of your business or you need Slabsmith to connect to Systemize. Integrations can enhance your software experience and connect all the important tools you use. You may not need any of these integrations just yet, but if the time comes, it can simplify your setup and increase functionality.

Without further ado, here are 4 killer integrations you may not know about that can really enhance your Moraware experience. These are in no particular order – they’re all awesome!

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The 4 CounterGo Features That Get Oohs and Ahhs Every Time

Hi – my name is Chase Diamond, and I’m an Account Executive here at Moraware. Every day, I’m striving to help folks like you determine if our tools are the right fit for your business goals. Part of that process is doing demos for CounterGo, a game-changing estimating software for countertop fabricators.

If you’ve ever had a demo with me, you’ve already witnessed the program’s ability to help you create fast and professional countertop quotes. It’s simply incredible to see the difference quoting software can make in a business. CounterGo gives fabrication businesses the tools to increase their active bids by 12x!

My absolute favorite part of doing CounterGo demos is hearing the reactions. Certain parts of the demos almost always get oohs and ahhs, so I thought I’d share them in case you’re currently looking into countertop quoting software.

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How to Overcome the 3 Most Common Objections During a Countertop Sale

Odds are you can handle any objection under the sun if it has to do with your craftsmanship or materials. When customers inquire about how marble can stain or how granite can crack, I’m guessing you have an answer ready to fire back.

But what about sales objections, like “your price is too high” or “I need to think about it?”

These kinds of objections plague every industry, including countertop fabrication. At the surface level, they seem impossible to crack, but trust me – we can overcome them.

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