How It Works

How does Hoist work? For you, every step of the way.

Welcome to the most intuitive business-building platform ever created. It’s everything you need to start, run, and grow your company, all in one place.

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We provide training and support.

Induction. Mark. Operating. All the necessary tools to start your business, in a simple way. Learn on your own time with our virtual training courses designed by industry experts and join our vibrant community for even more advice.

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We handle the
busy work.

Paperwork kills passion, so we do it for you. Simply provide the docs we’ll need for the process —business registration, licensing, incorporation, insurance — and Hoist will take it from there.

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We help you build a powerful local brand.

Every business has a story. We’ll help you tell yours by positioning your brand within the right customer segment.

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"I never thought running my own business was possible until I found Hoist"
Nick La Forest
Susquehanna Painting


We get you customers.

Our powerful marketing engine generates high-quality, relevant leads from places like Google, Yelp, and Thumbtack. Then, our U.S.-based call center greets your customers like a local desk agent.

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We help run your business

Happy customers, organic referrals, and glowing reviews. Our paperless, automated workflow saves time and allows you to focus on what you care about most.

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We connect you with local contractors.

Once you book a job—and the customer has made a deposit—the Hoist team will connect you with skilled subcontractors who will deliver high quality labor.

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We get you paid.

Automate payment and estimate reminders, impress customers with a paperless process, and get paid quickly—with payment options for every type of customer.

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"You really can’t ask for a better team to be in your corner while getting your business up and running"
Hiapo McCandless
Owner of HMK Painting

Let’s build
something amazing.

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