Construction

Social Media Summit for Construction Brands – Webcast

The Construction Marketing Association will hold their annual Social Media Summit for Construction Brands webcast on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 1 PM CST. The webcast will will evaluate the use of social media networks for marketing including Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter, Google+, and more. Numerous case studies from panelists will demonstrate social media best practices and ideas for the…
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The Importance of Online Reviews For Construction Brands

The local search war for construction and construction-related brands is heating up and rankings in search engine results pages (SERPs) are increasingly important. One element of your local search-ranking factor is the number and quality of reviews your business receives. And for construction service brands this is even more critical, as outside recommendations carry more weight in the consumer’s mind….
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Construction Email Lists- The Importance of Email Marketing

With people’s reliance on the Internet increasing drastically over the past decade, email marketing continues be a proven outreach strategy eclipsing more traditional strategies such as direct mail, billboard, and telemarketing. The average person not only checks their email daily but multiple times throughout the day and email marketing is ideal for you to engage potential customers where they already…
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Marketing to Home Improvement Retailers

Home improvement retailers are a distinguished marketing channel for a variety of types of construction and remodeling products. Such products include: building materials and supplies, lighting and plumbing, lawn and garden, construction tools and equipment, and much more. In the new whitepaper, “Marketing to Home Improvement Retailers”, we provide a snapshot of the home improvement industry, along with the results…
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Houzz: New Social Network For Construction-Related Users

Houzz is the leading online platform for home remodeling and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish – online or from a mobile device. In other words, Houzz is the Pinterest for the remodeling, design, or the construction industry. For construction, design, remodeling, etc. professionals, Houzz offers a unique opportunity to reach…
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Advertising Best Practices for Construction- Webcast

Advertising for construction is now the hot topic of the industry! Therefore, the Construction Marketing Association will hold a webcast entitled Advertising Best Practices for Construction and conduct a national survey regarding advertising products and services in construction. The webcast will be held Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 1pm CST.  This great opportunity is free to both CMA members and…
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Fourth Quarter Sales Point to U.S. Housing Recovery

Corporate results are beginning to show the signs of the well-awaited U.S housing recovery. Evidence of this turnaround is seen in the surprisingly strong fourth quarter sales of companies specializing in power tools, carpet fibers, air conditioners, and cement mixers to name a few. These results offer the hope that the bottom of this slide may have been reached and…
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How to Be a Better Construction Marketer in 2013

In this time of New Year’s resolutions, why not set some goals for achieving marketing success? Following are 5 key initiatives that can help marketers crush the competition and get that promotion. Whether you market products or services to construction firms, homebuyers, or other targets in the vast construction industry, there are construction marketing musts that will improve your bottom line….
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Social Media in Construction [INFOGRAPHIC]

In September 2012, the Construction Marketing Association conducted a national survey of construction professionals regarding their use of social media. The following questions were asked: 1. Do you employ social media in your marketing program? 2. Do you manage social media marketing internally or outsource? 3. Which social networks do you employ? 4. Do you employ blogging? 5. What social…
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Trade Show Marketing Best Practices

Trade shows and events are staples of construction marketing, and often one of the top budget line items. On the brand side, manufacturers exhibit at industry events and might participate in networking events. Most brand manufacturers manage an extensive trade show program exhibiting at multiple shows for key markets. No question trade shows are one of marketing’s biggest budget line…
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