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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A/E/C Marketing Best Practices Webcast

Webcast – Tuesday September 15, 2011 A webcast on Architectural, Engineering and Construction or A/E/C Marketing Best Practices is now open for registration on the Construction Marketing Association (CMA) website. The free webcast for members and non-members is scheduled for Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 1 pm CST. Learn how architectural, engineering or construction firms market their services. Deborah Hodges, Executive…
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Free Marketing E-Newsletter Now Available!

Register for BuzzSaw™, a free eNewsletter from the Construction Marketing Association (CMA) covering tips and ideas, white papers and insights into Construction Marketing Best Practices! Registration is fast and easy. Register Here

A Blog Post About Construction Blogs

On the heels of our Social Media for Construction Webcast and Panel Discussion, with experts from Caterpillar, USG and Emerson Electric, one thing is for certain, BLOGS are a very important component of an internet and social media program. Why? Because no other single marketing tool can have such a demonstrable effect on search engine results while positioning you or…
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PR Has Changed. Have You Changed Your PR?

(CMA FOCUS SERIES: PUBLICITY:  PART 1 of 2) The popularity and use of free publicity historically increases when the economy tanks. In the midst of this seemingly extended downturn, PR is certainly gaining priority in the construction marketing mix. At the same time, PR is changing significantly. So how can you refine your PR to realize greater results? PART 1…
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How Does Your Construction Brand Rate?

The Construction Marketing Association (CMA) announces the Construction Brand Internet Index (CBII). A comprehensive rating of the internet presence of top construction brands based on over 50 variables. The rating identifies how effective a specific website domain is relative to other websites. The ratings are based on search engine data, website structure, traffic, social media integration, inbound links, indexed pages,…
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