Google +1 Button-  How This is Going to Impact Your Business You may have noticed a new button popping up all over the internet, right next to the Facebook “like” button and the Twitter button…  so what is it?   Google recently rolled out their answer to Facebook’s like button in the form of the Google +1 button.   In some ways... More
Posted by admin on Aug 30, 2011

Why Every Construction Business Should Know What 'Angie's List' Is Have you ever heard of Angie’s List?  I am sure some of you have, and some of you may have even used it for your own personal use.   If you don’t know what it is, you might be missing out on one of the best lead sources and potentially most damaging social media outlets on the... More
Posted by admin on Nov 14, 2010

Using Safety and Quality Programs to Sell Your Services We usually look at safety and quality programs as being things we do because they’re the right thing to do. It’s the right thing to send people home safely and it’s the right thing to provide quality workmanship. But these are also aspects of any contracting organization that should be part... More
Posted by admin on Nov 05, 2010

Website 101:  Why Choosing the Right URL is So Important Whether you already have a fully functional website or if you are still behind the times and haven’t had a website developed, it is never too late to take a look (or a second look) at your URL (also know as a domain name) to see if it actually the right one for your business. By nature, most... More
Posted by admin on Nov 04, 2010

Facebook Versus LinkedIn-  Which Social Networking Site Is Better For Your Construction Business? For some people reading this, social networking may be a foreign concept, especially in the construction industry. How could blogging, tweeting, or posting possibly help a construction business? Believe it or not, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Youtube and all of the other social networking and... More
Posted by admin on Nov 03, 2010

Construction Marketing on a Shoe String Budget While marketing, promotional and advertising activities are important to continue generating business prospects, as a business owner you have other issues to focus on and other areas of your operation where you must focus your financial resources. But there’s good news. There are several low-cost... More
Posted by admin on Oct 11, 2010

Lost Opportunity and The Impact It is Having On Your Business With the challenges facing the construction industry right now, I am really surprised by the number of construction companies and contractors (both big and small) that don’t put the time and effort into people visiting their websites as they do leads that they may come across through word of... More
Posted by admin on Sep 21, 2010

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