Category: Best Practices

Strengthen Your Digital Marketing to Drive More Sales

Strengthen Your Digital Marketing to Drive More Sales

6 resources to streamline & enhance in-house digital marketing operations to promote your construction firm Before the Internet, the main way brands reached consumers was through advertising in newspapers, magazines, television commercials, billboards and on the radio. While traditional marketing channels are still prevalent, they are not always an option for most businesses because of […]

What is Construction Fraud and How to Combat it

What is Construction Fraud and How to Combat it

What is construction fraud: Identify likely fraud schemes and develop internal controls to reduce risk. One particular statistic keeps many construction business owners and executives up at night: a typical case of fraud within the construction industry has a median loss of $245,000. This is based on the 2014 Report to the Nations issued by […]

Construction Jobsite Safety? Create a Culture of Success With These Proven Techniques

Construction Jobsite Safety? Create a Culture of Success With These Proven Techniques hazards

Construction Jobsite Safety? Create a Culture of Success With These Proven Techniques Companies devote significant resources to developing safety programs and instilling a culture of jobsite safety within their workforce. Businesses that are successful in building a safety philosophy have seen workplace injuries decline, productivity increase and insurance costs cut. A wide range of companies […]

Don’t Roll the Dice When it Comes to Risk Management

Don’t Roll the Dice When it Comes to Risk Management

To err is costly in the construction world, so don’t roll the dice when it comes to risk. Although contractors continue to improve their focus on risk management, accidents happen daily at construction sites all over the country, some resulting in tragic loss of life.   However, certain steps can be taken to reduce construction […]

5 Musts for Completing Projects on Time

5 Musts for Completing Projects on Time modular

Intelligent Time Management in the Construction Industry. Construction is a complex process, involving numerous activities and participants throughout the entire undertaking. The requisite tasks, as well as the responsibilities of the owner, architects, contractors, and subcontractors, may be organized in many different ways to deliver the desired result.   Saving Time and Money. Time is […]

Using Customer Stories to Win New Construction Business

Using Customer Stories to Win New Construction Business

No matter what industry you’re in, great customer stories and testimonials will always help you win more construction business.  Three small-business leaders reveal how incorporating customer stories into their marketing helped them increase sales and win over new customers.   Have you ever noticed that the marketing of your favorite product seems targeted specifically to […]

Using Mobile Apps to Manage Construction Field Workers Effectively

Using Mobile Apps to Manage Construction Field Workers Effectively

Mobile field service application software is key to managing an efficient field workforce. Here are some tips to track workers without driving them away. By Joanna Rotter. Managing a staff of people can be tricky in any industry. Try keeping track of employees on shifting jobsites, many whom are paid hourly or are temporary workers. Construction […]

A Strong Safety Culture Can Improve Customer Service

A Strong Safety Culture Can Improve Customer Service Digital Tablet

By Richard Shoaf. Customer service and safety management are not routinely mentioned in the same sentence. However, they relate to each other more than one may think. Customer service is impacted by a well-managed safety program.   The University of Central Oklahoma surveyed 821 workers at an electrical utility company and found a direct correlation […]

TECH TIPS! Strengthening Business Relationships with CRM Technology

TECH TIPS! Strengthening Business Relationships with CRM Technology

Construction companies starting out five, 10 or even 20 years ago faced many challenges, but communication was likely not one of them. Small business owners are in the field shaking hands with customers, personally making sure everything is done right and spending time with suppliers and subcontractors. As companies grow, things change. Leaders are less […]