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How Maintaining Warehouse Floors Can Reduce the Risk of Accidents

Unemployment has dropped to below 5%, with positive employment figures showing that the economy added more than 230,000 new jobs in February. Yet, there has been much debate and concern over the state of industries – so how come? It’s not just here in the US either, over in the UK the unemployment is an identical rate of 4.7%. Yet…
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How to Use Safety Signs So That They’re Effective

If you own or run a business and it carries any kind of hazard or risk to employees, visitors or passing members of the public then you need to use safety signs to let people know about the potential dangers. Using safety signs is a very rapid and cheap way of alerting the public and your workers about hazards in…
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Inbound Marketing in Construction – Survey Results

To further understand the use of inbound marketing in the construction industry, the Construction Marketing Association conducted a national survey of construction professionals. The following questions were asked: 1. Do you employ Inbound Marketing? 2. If yes, what types of inbound marketing activities do you employ? 3. What types of content do you develop? 4. What is your most effective…
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Construction Marketing Outlook 2013 – Survey Results

To further understand the construction marketing outlook for 2013 in the construction industry, the Construction Marketing Association conducted a national survey of construction professionals. The following questions were asked: 1. For the coming fiscal year, do you intend to increase or decrease marketing activities and budgets? 2. What is your most important marketing priority for 2013? 3. What marketing tactics…
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Tools of the Trade: Modern Marketing for Construction Brands – Book Now Available

You can now purchase the book Tools of the Trade: Modern Marketing for Construction Brands. Modern Marketing for Construction Brands covers all aspects of marketing in the construction industry, from building products and equipment, to A/E/C services and retail, along with specfic examples of construction marketing implementation. Construction professionals will learn useful information as it relates to the construction industry on…
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How to Find and Select a Marketing Agency

One of the most important decisions you can make as a marketer is finding a marketing agency to partner with that can generate great ideas, as well as manage and implement projects expertly and efficiently. And perhaps most important, help you be successful with measurable marketing results. Shouldn’t be too hard, right? After all, there are hundreds of agencies out…
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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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The Changing Construction Marketing Mix

Construction marketing is changing rapidly. The marketing mix is evolving, in a good way. There are many reasons for this metamorphosis. First, construction and business-to-business buyers (like consumers) increasingly use the Internet for sourcing and selecting products and services. Therefore search optimization becomes more important than ever. Internet search engine optimization (SEO) and social media both improve search results. Second,…
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5 Social Media Training Tips

The importance of social media in the construction industry continues to grow, with more and more examples of companies and brands realizing financial results. The promise of social media is improved search engine results, increased website traffic, real interaction with customers and prospects, and ultimately, measurable revenue generation. In addition, a huge opportunity exists to unleash employees, and involve staff…
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Engineering News-Record (ENR) The 2011 Top 400 Contractors

ENR’s 2011 Top 400 Contractors ranks the 400 largest General Contractors by 2010 revenue. This is a comprehensive package of data and analysis that contains the previous year’s rankings and percentage of revenue by market. The list also ranks the largest firms in a wide variety of market sectors. There is also a statistical summary of the 2011 Top 400…
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