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Email Marketing Tips for Construction

Top Strategies for Winning the Email Marketing Game

Remember that time people said “[X] will be the death of email”? Well, they were somewhat wrong. While email continues to chug along at a consistent pace, technology has gotten smarter, spam filters have gotten more stringent, and it’s up to us as construction marketers to improve their strategies. We’ve discussed these strategies in relative detail over the past few…
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SEO for Construction

SEO Stats for Construction Firms

It was a proud moment to see fellow construction marketers agreeing earlier this year that SEO is a top priority. 73.1% of those surveyed in our 2017 Construction Marketing Outlook survey said they planned to increase spend on search engine optimization (SEO). Further, 0% said they planned to decrease SEO expenses! Clearly, construction marketers are aware that SEO cannot be…
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Addressing the Most Painful Time Drains in Contractor Accounting

Author’s Note: The Original Version of this blog, titled Three Financial Time Drains for Trade Contractors, comes from our friends at rinehimerbaker, llc, a provider of outsourced accounting services and accounting software consulting for trade contractors and construction firms in Florida and throughout the Southeastern United States. Trade contractors operate in a competitive, often low-margin environment in which it’s service-first….
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Upcoming ‘Blogging Best Practices’ Webcast

On Thursday March 16, 2017 at 1 PM CST, the Construction Marketing Association (CMA) will offer a free webcast – Blogging Best Practices – with a focus on the A/E/C industry (architectural, engineering, and construction). “Content marketing is the hottest topic in marketing, and blogging can be the engine behind content marketing,” states CMA Chairman Neil M. Brown. “The webcast will…
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5 Marketing Principles for your Construction Firm

Choosing a construction firm, be it a large corporation or a private residence owner, is a very important decision. It needs time, research and careful consideration from the client’s part. Therefore, construction firms need to make all relevant information available to potential customers. They need to anticipate customer questions and needs. A well-planned marketing strategy will not only help your…
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Social Media Summit Webcast

On Thursday, September 22, 2016 (1 pm CST – 2:00 pm CDT), the Construction Marketing Association (CMA) is hosting a webcast on the social media marketing strategies and best practices in the construction industry.

2016 Contractor Website Best Practices Webcast

How up-to-date is your website design? Are you getting enough traffic or leads to your site? Don’t miss out on our 2016 Contractor Website Best Practices webcast on Thursday, March 24 at 1 PM CST.

8 Best Practices to Decrease Your Accident Rate and Increase Your Approval Rate

In most workplaces, accidents are a nuisance for worker and a headache for HR. However, at construction sites, accidents are potentially industry-ruining. With every new story about environmental disasters, earth-shattering explosions, andtrapped laborers, construction sites become less and less appealing — even as the population grows and demands for new, updated structures increases.

4 Safety Tips Every Construction Worker Should Know

  Worried about your safety at work? Construction sites are full of potential hazards and sometime accidents are unavoidable. More often, though, incidents can be prevented with clear thinking and precautionary measures. The best way to avoid injury is to follow these important safety tips that every construction worker should know.

Need to Simplify Employee Timekeeping? Timesheet Mobile™ Nails It

You own a construction business and your electrical, plumbing, painting, and roofing crews are all over town at multiple sites performing various jobs. How do you communicate with and keep track of these employees that don’t report to your home office? The solution had better be user-friendly, reliable, and just like your guys, able to efficiently perform many tasks at…
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