The Countfire blog

Tools and tips for customer success

Killing bad communication at Countfire

A look inside how we reduce distraction and increase focus using good communication practices at Countfire.

How Wesco Distribution improves their workflow with Countfire

How do you increase efficiency across the entire workflow? We interview Chad Baumgartner at Wesco Distribution to find out more.

4 useful Google Sheets formatting tips

Increase your efficiency by learning these four Google Sheets tips.

How we structure our company wiki: best practices

Need a home for processes and a way to organise them? Here’s how we do this using a company wiki at Countfire.

Slack for remote teams: tips and tricks we use at Countfire to increase effectiveness

Using Slack or another messaging system? Here are eight of our top tips on working smart, while working remote.

A look back at Countfire 2020

A few thoughts and musings from the Countfire team, looking back at 2020.

Guide to marketing for electrical estimating companies

A modern day guide to marketing for electrical estimating companies.

Construction industry trends for 2021

What are the construction industry trends heading into 2021? Here are some of the key elements to be prepared for:

How to use the law of averages to work out how many projects you’ll win this year

The law of averages can help you to win more electrical projects. Here’s what it means and how it works:

What happens to your manual counts each time you’re interrupted

Interruptions can be a real productivity-killer. As an estimator, they can also impact your accuracy. Here’s what you need to know about distractions and some tips for avoiding them:

True automated takeoff software

Electrical estimator? Start counting automatically today