If you want to be you own boss, make $900 to $1200 per week, and can paint a house, this is the book for you. Inside you'll find all the nuts and bolts of starting and running your own painting business from scratch. It will show you how to: .advertise .answer the phone .estimate jobs .negotiate prices .conduct yourself professionally .collect payment .get repeat business .build a network of steady customers If you've ever painted houses, you can run the business. How to Start and Run a Painting Business provides a solid foundation for anyone who wants to get one off the ground. About the Author: Brandon Muirhead graduated from the University of Buffalo with a B.S. in mechanical engineering, and worked in the engineering field for several years. When a government project was cancelled, he was laid off and decided to run his own business. Brandon started painting houses while he was unemployed and kept going from there. Today, he runs a successful and substantial business.