Announcing Black Belt Contracting

The people at Aptora have created a business social networking website just for service companies and contractors – This website is where social networking meets crowd sourced flat rate pricing.
Contracting businesses can create business accounts, invite their employees, and setup permissions that control their access. You can use the site to communicate with your employees, send notices, attach policy manuals, and more. You can create a network of business professionals and colleagues around the world.
Our goal is to help you build your contracting and service business – to make you a black belt contractor. As you use the website

Why Reinvent the Wheel?

People might ask, “Why would anyone want to create another social networking site?” 
We certainly didn’t want to do that. We have created a business only social networking site where progressive contractors people can go to engage in serious service contracting business discussions. Many people are just flat sick and tired of all the politics and bickering that goes on at other social networking sites, but they see the business benefit in social networking. We created a social networking site where the contracting industry can ask serious questions and get only serious answers. We hope you enjoy it.

Social Networking for Contractors

HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and other contractors can create a network of friends, post comments, attach pictures, offer advice, and share ideas. 
They can create and maintain their own flat rate price books for repairs and equipment replacement sales. Best of all, they can collaborate and share their work with other contracting members on this website.
There is a file sharing system that allows members to upload resources and share them with selected individuals or groups.

Social Networking for Service and Contracting Business Consultants

Are you a business coach or consultant? We want you! Social networking is a great way to connect with HVAC, plumbing, electrical and other contractors and Black Belt Contracting is the place to do just that. By offering help and advice, you can promote your own consulting practice.

Social Networking for Manufacturers

Black Belt Contracting is looking for HVAC, plumbing, and electrical manufacturers. They are encouraged to join and make connections with contractors. This will allow you to share product information, documents, equipment brochures, model numbers, schematics, pictures, and other resources with contractors. This is a great way for them to promote their brand to a very dedicated group.

Social Networking for Suppliers and Distributors

HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and other suppliers are encouraged to join and make connections with contractors. This will allow you to share product information, part numbers, item descriptions, pictures, documents, and other resources with contractors. This is a great way for you to promote your supply business to a very dedicated group.

Online SaaS Flat Rate Pricing for Service Contractors

As we mentioned above, Black Belt Contracting is great website to build your own flat rate pricing books for HVAC, plumbing, and electrical service and installation work. In fact, any industry can sign up and take advantage of our easy to use online flat rate pricing book builder. You can be confident that our online flat rate pricing system is excellent because it was built by the same people that created Flat Rate Plus® - one of the most popular flat rate software programs ever produced for the HVAC, plumbing, and electrical industry.
Your flat rate books can be accessed from any online device. Our unique “Presentation Mode” allows users to log into a customer friendly section that removes all the distractions that are not completely related to the flat rate presentation.
Our online flat rate pricing system is 100% free contractors to use. We also offer readymade flat rate pricing books for service and repair for a nominal fee. Once you purchase our flat rate book, you can modify it and maintain it yourself.
Want to know more about flat rate pricing? Read our article “Common Flat Rate Pricing Mistakes”. We will help you avoid the most common flat rate pricing implementation mistakes that we have encountered in our consulting practice.

Membership Fees

Contractors and employees of contracting companies can join for free. HVAC, plumbing, and electrical students are welcome too.
Free membership allows you to create a business page, send and receive friend requests, add unlimited employees, comment on posts, build a flat rate pricing book, and more. We are adding features all the time. We offer a free HVAC, plumbing, and electrical flat rate price book template. This frame work includes a complete set of task categories and sample flat rate repair tasks that will make it easier to make your own flat rate price books.
Paid membership is only $500.00 plus $50.00 per month and you can cancel anytime. Hurry though, for a limited time, we are WAIVING THE $500.00 SIGNUP FEE.