The Claim Clinic
By Andrew McCabe
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Insurance Claims and Restoration focused program. The Claim Clinic aims to educate the property damage restorers of the world through interviews with legendary Disaster Recovery experts.
||CleanThe Real Deal on Customized Xactimate Price Lists||Did you know that you can (and SHOULD) make your own pricing when doing insurance repairs? This question probably sounds strange to everyone EXCEPT the restoration contractors out there.||3/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRestoration Rebel Roundtable 3-12-19||Our Sponsor today was DBK Drymatic: https://www.drymatic.com/ This year's EPIC Summit is in Boulder, CO on April 11th & 12th. https://airestore.org/event/alliance-of-independent-restorers-restoration2-019-business-summit/||3/12/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRestoration Rebel Roundtable 1-29-19||Facebook advertising intro for small businesses||1/29/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRestoration Rebel Roundtable 9-18-18: Reading and Prospecting during CAT||We were all over the map on this one. I shared some books I'm reading. Joe talked about gaining access to CAT areas.||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRestoration Rebel Roundtable for 9/11/18 - CAT and Disaster Response||With Hurricane Florence bearing down on the Carolinas, we felt it appropriate to discuss how restoration folks can mount an effective response.||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRestoration Rebel Roundtable for 9/4/18 - Adjuster Relations and Agent Education||Restoration Rebel Roundtable for 9/4/18 - Adjuster Relations and Agent Education Tonight we talked about the finer points of sales and collections.||9/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRestoration Rebel Roundtable 8-21-18: Mission, Values and Warriors||Restoration Rebel Roundtable 8-21-18: Mission, Values and Warriors Tonight we got our WARRIOR on with special thanks to Restoration Mastery and the Warrior Bootcamp. Let them help you CRUSH your limiting beliefs. http://restorationmastery.com/||8/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRestoration Rebel Roundtable for 8/7/18 - How Rebels Get Paid||Restoration Rebels don't mess around when it comes to getting paid for the work they do. So why should you?||8/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRestoration Rebel Roundtable for 1/16/18 - Selling Time||In my very unscientific search for the next Roundtable to post, I chose this one about TIME. We are all selling time, no matter what it is we are actually selling (service, product, etc). It is interesting to me how long ago this feels, but it's only b||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRestoration Rebel Roundtable for 7/31/18 - Upselling and Lifetime Client Value||Tonight we talk about client acquisition costs and lifetime value, upselling and the ways of RESTORATION2.0. Oh, and Bob makes a cameo appearance!||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPatrick Kelahan and the Hired Guns of Restoration||Our good friend Patrick Kelahan of H2M Engineers returns to dish the dirt on the so-called "experts" of the Restoration world.||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRestoration Rebel Roundtable for 7/24/18 - Clouds and Dirt||Tonight we talk about Clouds and Dirt. Do you experience a conflict between running your business and working on it? Guess what, get used to it. We've all got to live between both worlds.||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRestoration Rebel Roundtable for 7/17/18 - Competition and Xactimate Pricing||A reminder that we are not in competition with each other, and UNITY is our biggest asset. Andy McCabe does an overview of custom pricing in Xactimate.||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPS18 - Modern Marketing with Dan York of Stellar eMarketing||Why is your marketing and advertising program not generating the results you want? Is it working for a friend of yours company but not yours? Why is that?||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRestoration Rebel Roundtable 6/12/18: Free Estimates and Plumber Kickbacks||Do you still give free estimates? Why you should rethink. Company culture and employee rewards. The infamous plumber kickback.||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRestoration Rebel Roundtable 5/29/18||A little about fear, a lot about knowing your business numbers.||5/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRestoration Rebel Roundtable 5/22/18 : Inbound call conversion||Greg Sargent gives us the low-down on call conversion and what it can mean to restoration companies.||5/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRestoration Rebel Roundtable 5/15/2018 - Agency Marketing through Access||Joe Ledbetter shows us the finer [unconventional] points of gaining access to insurance agents. Klark and Andy talk about the leadership roles and the future of the Alliance of Independent Restorers||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRestoration Rebel Roundtable 5/8/2018 - RESTORE2.018 Summit recap + Neighborhood Marketing||Another great roundtable. We debriefed the Summit weekend and Joe talked about neighborhood canvasing - the smart way.||5/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRestoration Rebel Roundtable 5/01/18: Memory Lane||We take a trip down memory lane this week. Discussing the life and legacy of a legend. Also, Joe Ledbetter drops some legendary marketing savvy. JL's Sales Clinic is open for business.||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGerry Edtl Consulting and the NEW Agent Marketing||Gerry Edtl talks about how we're all probably marketing to agents the WRONG way.||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRestoration Rebel Roundtable 4/17/18||Another installment of the weekly roundtable discussion.||4/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRestoration Rebel Mission and Values||Weekly roundtable meeting of the Restoration Rebels for 4/10/18||4/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanClaims Department Under Siege: Patrick Kelahan||Claims departments have become very efficient at repelling attacks. Patrick Kelahan shows us a different approach to handling the adjuster/contractor relationship.||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSEO and PPC for the Restoration||Shana Randell of Stellar e-Marketing and Jonathan Grubb of United Restorers give us the restoration perspective on SEO and PPC.||3/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanXactimate Training with Alena Wilson and XM8 Mastery||Xactimate plays an integral part in everything we do as Insurance Claims Professionals. Alena Wilson teaches this old dog some new tricks.||12/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMike Capilli - Public Adjusting from his perspective||Mike Capilli is an adjuster for Metro Public Adjusting who works in Orlando, Florida. He was gracious enough to share his time and unique perspective on the profession of Public Adjusting property damage claims.||5/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSean Michael Lewis and Restoration Social Media||Sean Michael Lewis dishes the goods on what it takes to do "social media" right in the restoration industry.||4/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJack Dennison, The Restoration Entreprenuer||Jack Dennison is an incredible wealth of knowledge on all things restoration and insurance. He shared his coaching skills as well as industry insights. The entire episode breakdown will be at www.TheClaim.Clinic soon.||1/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew IICRC S500 with Jeremy Reets||Instead of talking about Reets Drying Academy, Jeremy and I went off on the new S500 Air Mover calculations. I thought it turned out great. :)||12/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1800-RESTORE with Richard Braun||Rich Braun shows some marketing wizardry and talks about good 'ol fashioned hard work when it comes to promoting your business.||11/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDry Ice Blasting with Matt Ballou and PureSpace||Dry ice blasting is not a new technology to the Restoration industry. In fact, it's been around for quite some time. Matt Ballou gives us some reasons why we may want to take a another look at this unique cleaning tool.||9/24/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanXactimate Estimating with Jerry Colosimo & Bidwrite Consulting||Jerry Colosimo with BidWriteConsulting.com sat down with me to talk shop. Jerry works for restoration contractors performing on-site scope takeoffs and writing estimates in Xactimate.||6/14/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGary Wilbers drops some great hiring and training advice||Gary Wilbers is a business and sales coach. He's been hiring, firing and training people for over twenty years. I really enjoyed his perspective on leadership and finding people who are the right fit.||5/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPS5: Ivan Turner talks about inbound marketing and soliciting to agents and adjusters||Ivan is a carpet cleaner turned restoration professional. Direct marketing is not as simple as it used to be. Inbound marketing is very important, but unless you know how the industry works it is very difficult to sell.||4/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPS4: Josh Solloway on Storms, Seasonal Labor and TPA's||Josh Solloway, the host of The Restoration Nation podcast, talks about his experience in the restoration industry at Soil Away. We touch on Third Party Administrators, temp labor and education.||4/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPS3: Tim Bauer and O.P. Almaraz on Hiring for Fit and Continuing Ownership Education in Restoration||Tim Bauer and O.P. Almaraz of Restoration Mastery and Allied Restoration speak about the importance of fit for new employees. They also discuss training for owners and the importance of a value-driven business.||4/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPS2: Kevin Dooley, Renting Drying Equipment and the Future of Restoration Education||Kevin Dooley, President of DriTech International, talks about equipment, training and what the future of the restoration world looks like.||4/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPS1: Drying Equipment with John Otero||John Otero of Dri-Eaz and Legend Brands talks about the equipment needs of new restoration contractors, the future of equipment and the importance of education.||4/4/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Very great sounding show - and great insights for the industry
I've had a bit of experience with insurance adjustors, claims specialists, and other professionals in this industry. It's clear that Andy and his guests know their stuff and are providing practical help for those making a living doing this important work. And as an audio engineer, I appreciate the attention to great sound quality, too! Good on ya' Andy!
Andy is an expert in his field, who is sincere about serving his clients. Thanks, Andy, for stepping up to help those who have experienced a property loss.
Andy McCabe is the xactimate guru!
Thanks to Andy for schooling me, I have been able to build a very profitable side to my contracting business now doing restoration work. Keep these podcasts coming Andy!