Construction Lead Services Best Practices Survey Results

Survey ResultsTo further understand the use of lead services in the construction industry, the Construction Marketing Association conducted a national survey of construction professionals. The following questions were asked:

1. Do you utilize construction lead services?
2. If yes, which construction lead service(s) do you utilize?
3. If yes, approximately how much do you spend annually on construction lead services?
4. What is the MOST IMPORTANT feature of the construction lead service you utilize? Or, what is your primary use of lead services?
5. Besides construction lead services, what other types of marketing do you utilize to generate leads?
6. How large is your company?
7. What type of company are you?

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Increase Your Home Value with 7 Home Remodeling Ideas

Did any of your home upgrades pay off when it came time to sell? There are many things you can change and remodel in your home, but these 7 key home improvements are guaranteed to increase the value of your home.

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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.

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Construction Lead Service Best Practices Webcast

Are you utilizing construction lead services to their fullest potential?

The Construction Marketing Association is sponsoring a national survey to be taken by building products manufacturers (BPMs) and construction firms of all types to determine the effectiveness of construction lead services.

In a recent news release, the webcast date has been confirmed and will be presented on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 1pm CST. The panel discussion and webcast will be led by Chris Noble, Vice President, Strategic Sales for Dodge Data & Analytics and CMA Chairman, Neil Brown.

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Do You Have What It Takes to Win the Silver Hard Hat Award?

The Construction Writers Association is now accepting nominations for its 2015 Silver HardHat Award and Hall of Fame Award. The CWA has awarded the Silver Hard Hat Award to more than 50 professionals since 1969 and the Hall of Fame Award had began as part ofthe CWA’s 50th anniversaryin 2008.

The Construction Marketing Association would like to share with you this opportunity to nominate outstanding individuals in the construction industry and in the CWA who you would like to recognize as a significant member of the construction industry. For details on how to apply, see the news release below.

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Construction Americas 2015 Expo a Success

Construction Americas ExpoThe inaugural Construction Americas Exposition, held March 26-27 in Miami was a great success!  The event produced by the OHL School of Construction at Florida International University was sponsored by Dodge Analytics, Bosch Power Tools, Digital Drafting Systems, and the Construction Marketing Association. The event was created and managed by the Construction Marketing Association.

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Don’t Overlook the Engineer in Engineering – A Recruiter’s Guide

In today’s world, the competition is stiffer than it has ever been. To get the best talent, therefore, you need to take steps to bring in the best engineers for your company. Below are some tips you can incorporate into your recruitment strategy.

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Need to Simplify Employee Timekeeping? Timesheet Mobile™ Nails It

Employee Mobile TimekeepingYou 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 once.

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Register for Construction Americas Expo – Receive Free eBook

Free Construction eBookSpecial Announcement from the Construction Marketing Association: Register to attend Construction Americas 2015 Expo, March 26-27 in Miami, and receive a free eBook version of our popular Tools of the Trade: Modern Marketing for Construction Brands ($79 Value)!

To learn more about Construction Americas 2015 Exposition, and how to get the Free eBook, read more.

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How to Improve Construction Proposal Success


Want a 10% increase in your proposal hit rate? What would this mean to you? A higher hit rate can ultimately mean a higher quality of life because you have left to worry about in the future. That 10% increase in proposal acceptance can also mean a larger selling price if you’re near retirement and you will get even more time to be doing what you want!

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