Prevent Weather Delays from Causing Conflicts in Your Project

One of the main causes of a delay on a construction job happens to be one of the things you have no control over: the weather. When a big thunderstorm, tornado, hurricane, ice storm, or blizzard blows into town, you simply have to shut down work. Read more “Prevent Weather Delays from Causing Conflicts in Your Project”

How Mobile Apps are Eliminating Paperwork and Increasing Profitability

Paperwork: there seems never to be an end to it. Whether you’re filling out orders, doing spreadsheets, or completing agreements, there’s always some kind of paperwork to do People may not realize it, but the construction industry has just as much paperwork, if not more, as other industries do. Fortunately, while there are still many forms to complete and documents to submit, the electronic age has moved a lot of this paperwork online. Read more “How Mobile Apps are Eliminating Paperwork and Increasing Profitability”

Infographic: Turn Your Time on Social Media From Wasted Time to Profit Using These 5 Simple Tips

You may think that social media is only used for posting your latest meal and keeping up to date with friends. Not anymore. Social media has become the new frontier for marketing and can be the best ally for your small business if used correctly. Read more “Infographic: Turn Your Time on Social Media From Wasted Time to Profit Using These 5 Simple Tips”

Understanding How the IoT Is Revolutionizing the Construction Industry

When people think of the Internet of Things (the IoT) and how it’s transforming industries, many people think of retail, manufacturing, and other jobs that heavily rely on computers and technology. Few people think about the construction industry. Read more “Understanding How the IoT Is Revolutionizing the Construction Industry”

Why your Construction Business Needs an Internship Program

The summer is often the busiest season for trade companies, including construction businesses. The longer days and nice weather mean that projects are usually moving at full speed, and in many parts of the country, there’s nothing to slow down work like there is in the winter. Read more “Why your Construction Business Needs an Internship Program”

What You Need to Know: Creating a Strategic Marketing Guide for the Construction Industry

Marketing is a key part of running a construction company, even though it may be one of the tasks people rarely associate with the industry. Unfortunately, the truth of the matter is that every business, no matter what it does, must have a well-planned and executed marketing campaign in order to remain competitive. Read more “What You Need to Know: Creating a Strategic Marketing Guide for the Construction Industry”

10 Surefire Ways to Improve Your Sales Pipeline

Every construction owner strives for winning more jobs with the highest margins possible. Unfortunately, many contractors are busy working on building projects and often put sales as their second priority. While many contractors fail to realize is that a steady sales pipeline and more profitable work require you to make a commitment to working on sales related tasks.  Read more “10 Surefire Ways to Improve Your Sales Pipeline”