5 Success Factors for Construction Firms

Construction Success FactorsSince the economy’s slow improvement, the construction industry has seen growth as well. The issue, however, is the growth is mixed. Some companies are benefitting from the economic environment, while others are still being trampled by the lasting effects of the recession. Raken, a construction reporting app, shares success factors for construction firms in a recent whitepaper.

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How to Promote Your Construction Business in Overseas Markets

Marketing Construction Business OverseasIn the early phase of any business, the focus is on laying a mark on the local front. However, for construction businesses, it is only a matter of time before it becomes clear that there will be need to explore overseas markets to drive growth.  This piece takes a look at ways to promote your construction business in overseas markets.

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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.

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2016 Construction Marketing Outlook Survey Results

Survey ResultsTo further understand current marketing plans and priorities in the construction industry, the Construction Marketing Association conducted a national survey of construction professionals. The following questions were asked:

1. In 2016, will you increase or decrease overall marketing activities and budgets?
2. What traditional marketing tactics will you increase or decrease in 2016?
3. What Internet marketing tactics will you increase or decrease in 2016?
4. What lead generation marketing tactics will you increase or decrease in 2016?
5. What construction industry trend do you anticipate will impact your business most in 2016?
6. How do you classify your company?
7. What is the approximate size of your company?

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Stop by the CMA Booth at World of Concrete

World of Concrete 2016The Construction Marketing Association (CMA) will be exhibiting at World of Concrete in Las Vegas, February 2-5, 2016.

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Everything starts at World of Concrete. It’s the industry’s only annual international event dedicated to the commercial concrete and masonry industries. And, it jump starts each new year by supplying you with the latest innovations, expert know-how and best new products to finish your work faster, better and more profitably.

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2016 Construction Marketing Outlook Webcast

Construction Marketing Outlook 2016We are just one week away from our annual Construction Marketing Outlook webcast!

Join us Thursday, January 21 at 1 PM CST for the results from our national survey regarding 2016 marketing plans and priorities, including budgets and the most effective marketing tactics.

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New York Build 2016 Conference

The New York Build 2016 (March 7th & 8th) focuses on a range of topic areas from construction regulation, major projects and upcoming contracts to sustainable building and the latest construction technology.

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2016 Construction Marketing Resolutions

2016 Construction Marketing ResolutionsIt’s that time of year again! With 2015 coming to an end, it is important to begin looking ahead to marketing goals and initiatives in 2016. Based on some of next years top trends, we have put together some of the top construction marketing resolutions for 2016:

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Building a Construction Social Network with BuildBloom

BuildBoom, the online construction network has officially launched its public beta. This social platform provides members of the industry a professional space to connect and create communities around projects.

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Ways to Make your Construction Project More Memorable

Everyone involved in a construction project, from the designers to the architects, builders, surveyors and more will want nothing but success for their efforts. Not only can a memorable project bring you awards and prestige, there’s also the fact that your company and clients could get more business as a trusted and established construction firm.

This is more easily said than done however and there’s no simple trick for making a project something that really stands out. There are however a number of different approaches to take starting from initial designs to the building work itself. Here’s a few things for you to consider:

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