Month: December 2020

Future-Proof Your Contractor Business

If nothing else, 2020 verified what most of us already knew: Construction is an essential business. You can’t predict the future. If you have a construction contractor business, here are some tips to protect yourself from future surprises. For Construction Pros calls it “future-proofing your business.” What Your Contractor Business Can (and Can’t) Control There’s nothing …

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Busy But Broke

All of us have different goals, but the common denominator for every construction business is this: We want more (more money, more work, more time off – with pay, more leads, more bids, and more resume-building wins). The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it …

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What You Should Know About Construction Industry Falls

Construction workers get high more often than most people. We work on skyscrapers, scaffolding, rooftops, and even a loading dock is considered working at-height. And too many of us take unnecessary risks. The numbers are not good: The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) says fall fatalities are highest in the construction industry vs. all others. …

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Construction Marketing: Video Production Tips

The statistics about using video in construction marketing tell the story best: 46% of users act after viewing a video ad. 87% of online marketers use videos. Blog posts incorporating video attract 3x as many inbound links as blogs without video.  Facebook videos have 10 times the reach as YouTube. Videos up to two minutes long get the most engagement. Viewers retain 95% of …

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Measuring Progress for Construction Projects

Why is it important to track progress on construction projects? One very important reason is to prove to investors, stakeholders, and other important sources of support that you’re making progress. And you’ve got the numbers to prove it. Another reason is to provide reinforcement to the troops. Your workers will see through false encouragement, but …

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The 3 Ps of Construction Digital Transformation

Construction Monitor sorts building permit data into actionable information for your area and your business development requirements. We are proud to have been a part of digital technology for the construction industry and industry-related businesses for so many years. Our software statistics were some companies’ first experience with the construction digital transformation process. How Do …

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