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All my issues will go away right?

A customer calls me and says man my company is having all kinds of issues. Everything is going wrong. We are losing money and I can’t keep employees on the job. Covid is making everything harder than it use to be. I really need some help. I need some kind of estimating program, bidding software, […]

Electrical Estimating Pre-Game Strategies

Get your pre-game together This post is for electrical estimators that may be just a little nervous when they start to price electrical work. That can be a good thing, at least it means you care about the results and quality of your bid.Ok you have electrical estimating software and you have on-screen takeoff software […]

Why to purchase & learn Electrical Estimating Software

WHY TO PURCHASE & LEARN ELECTRICAL ESTIMATING SOFTWARE Electrical estimating software can organize and streamline any electrical contractor’s business. These programs don’t just estimate time and cost, they also reduce mistakes, save time, and give the user information to track the job, create material list, and provide the Project Manager the information they need to […]

Wiring by the Sq. Ft. Seriously?

At Best Bid since we sell electrical estimating software many of our customers ask us for advice. We help people from the lessons that we have learned over the past 30 plus years. The one question that absolutely drives me crazy is HOW MUCH PER SQ FT. SHOULD I CHARGE TO WIRE A HOUSE? Honestly, […]