Contractor Website Best Practices

Construction Marketing Blog

Construction Marketing Association sponsor Modern Marketing Partners (MMP), will share contractor website best practices , along with a Contractor Website Checklist , several diagnostic tools, contractor website examples, and a couple of website package options.

Bringing Industry Expertise to Your Doorstep: A Peek at Viewpoint’s 2019 Digital Contractor Roadshow Speakers

John Chaney

We’re gearing up to launch our 2019 Digital Contractor Roadshow series and we are thrilled! Last year , we visited more than 20 cities and enjoyed networking and learning about construction industry trends and challenges with over 600 contractors across the United States.

On the Road Again! Announcing Our 2019 Digital Contractor Roadshows

John Chaney

Announcing Our 2019 Digital Contractor Roadshows. In 2018, we hit the road and brought the latest construction technology insights and trends directly to contractors all over the country in more than 20 cities. A Look at Last Year’s Digital Contractor Series. On the Road Again!

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Incentives for Contractors to Train and Modernize

John Chaney

There are a number of tax incentives available to contractors for training and educating workforces. The post Incentives for Contractors to Train and Modernize appeared first on Viewpoint Surveyor.

3 Reasons to Reach Out to Your General Contractor During the Commercial Construction Process

Commercial Construction

Here are three examples of when you should reach out to your commercial construction general contractor. Often a commercial general contractor isn’t tapped for a project until the specific site is already locked in.

New Construction Technology Worth Contractors’ Attention

John Chaney

In an effort to improve operations, efficiency and productivity on jobsites, more contractors than ever are trying out cutting-edge technology. Perhaps not surprisingly, drones are the most common new technology used by contractors. More and more contractors are using drone technology.

The Home Improvement And Repair Contractor Success M.A.P.

Contractor Bookkeeping

Which goes to show you that almost any home improvement contractor can generate enough cash flow and profits from their business to turn their contracting company from a people-dependent money pit into a process-dependent cash cow, and have the freedom they dreamed of when they started contracting.

3 Ways Construction Contractors Can Expand to New Markets

John Chaney

There’s plenty of work out there for contractors, which means they’ve been hurrying to hire. Contractors can expand their businesses organically by offering expanded services.

Project Readiness Quiz: Is Your Company Prepared?

John Chaney

Note: This quiz was originally created for contractors in the Australia, New Zealand and Asia-Pacific markets. If you have interest in learning more about how Viewpoint can help North American contractors, please call +1.800.333.3197 or visit Viewpoint.com.

Survey Says: Contractors Committed to Tech, Industry Still Faces Hurdles

John Chaney

Contractors are Buying into Idea of New Tech…But Not Necessarily Funding It. More contractors are moving toward dedicated construction technologists, but the bad news is their IT budgets are still limited, this year’s report notes.

Business Intelligence for Construction is On the Rise & It’s Obvious Why Contractors are Loving It

John Chaney

Considering contractors face ongoing high pressure to perform and operate with razor-thin profit margins, there’s no doubt: construction is a challenging industry. Here are 6 reasons contractors have told us they love our Spectrum Business Intelligence tool.

Opportunities Abound with International Retailers…for the Right Contractor

Commercial Construction

I’ve been a national commercial contractor for more than 20 years, and believe me, I’ve seen it all. This has been a boon for the best retail contractors like Englewood Construction Company. International retailers are eyeing the U.S.

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Why your general contractor needs to have insurance

Geniebelt

This principle holds weight in many different aspects of life, especially those that involve substantial risk – hiring a general contractor included. Though it’s relatively cheaper, going for an uninsured contractor isn’t a good idea. Guest posts contractor general contractor insurance main contractorWhile it’s true that life is a gamble, you should never risk what you can’t afford to lose.

Top 20 contractor magazines

Geniebelt

Especially, Construction building magazines construction industry construction publication contractor magazinesConstruction is rapidly changing and new interesting trends and technologies are emerging on a constant basis.

6 Ways Contractors Can Save Money with Technology

John Chaney

If there’s one thing all contractors are interested in, it’s cutting costs. Construction projects all too easily run over budget and behind schedule, and in an industry with thin profit margins, that can be a big problem.

10 questions to ask a general contractor

Geniebelt

Finding the right general contractor for your project isn’t easy. Construction Industry construction disputes construction industry general contractor main contractor

Contractor: The role and duties

Geniebelt

Who is a Contractor (definition)? In construction, a contractor is an organisation (or sometimes a person), hired by the client to carry out the work that is required for the completion of a project. ConTech construction construction manager contractor

The Carpenter Contractor Trust An Introduction

Construction Marketing Blog

The Carpenter Contractor Trust (www.CCTNetwork.org), or simply “The CCT,” is a labor management trust formed in 2001. It would also smooth out any possible rough edges between union carpenters and contractors. It also needed contractors to complete the circle. It’s all marketing.

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How To Select A Contractor For A Project

Construction Marketing Blog

The key to a successful project is hiring the right contractor. Whether your construction is a simple house upgrade or a commercial remodeling, a wrong contractor can frustrate your efforts and waste a lot of time, money and energy. Consider The Contractors Experience.

Contractors Gave Back in 2018

Contractor Magazine

In ways large and small, contractors and tradespeople all over the country have been lending a helping hand

Construction Contractors Lose Confidence in Q4

Contractor Magazine

Overall view of 2019 remains upbeat, according to Associated Builders and Contractors

Unique App For Construction Contractors

Contractor Bookkeeping

Click to download the Contractors APP f rom App Store or Android Store. Smartphone App Construction Contractor App Construction Accounting App iPhone app for construction contractors Android app for construction Contractors Android app for small business accountingIt’s landed! The Brand new App from Fast Easy Accounting!

Survey: Lacking laborforce has contractors missing deadlines

Construction Dive

A new report finds that 70% of firms struggle to meet project targets because of the shortage and that 40% have had to turn down work

3 Secrets to Serving Up Restaurant Construction Success from a Top Restaurant Contractor

Commercial Construction

Earlier this month, the Englewood Construction team was honored to be recognized as one of the Best Restaurant Contractors in Chicago by Chicago Architects. This recognition also got me thinking about what sets a really great restaurant contractor apart from a general construction firm.

3 Keys for Contractors to Navigate New Revenue Recognition Standards

John Chaney

To help contractors prepare, Viewpoint recently hosted a webinar on how contractors can get ready for the new standards. The webinar, presented by Tim Wilson, national industry partner for BKD National Construction & Real Estate Group , and Geoffrey Falk, product manager for Spectrum Construction Software , walked contractors through the details of the changes, example scenarios and practical advice for moving forward confidently. So where should contractors start?

FMI advice for Contractors- Digital Dryshack #96

Cassell Construction Estimating Blog

I never pass up a chance to [ ] The post FMI advice for Contractors- Digital Dryshack #96 appeared first on Cassell Consulting - Construction Operations Consulting. The 2018 Viewpoint Collaborate conference in Portland provided the opportunity to get out of the office routine and interface with clients, vendors, and peers ,which I always find worthwhile.

Risks Construction Contractors Face While On The Job

Contractor Bookkeeping

Content Specialist At Custom Contractors Insurance. Many people look at someone who has made it as a contractor and often find themselves wishing they were contractors too. Indeed, being a contractor has its perks. Today's Guest Article Is From Rachel Porter.

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FIU bridge collapse contractor files for bankruptcy

Construction Dive

Magnum Construction Management said that the Chapter 11 filing is not an attempt to shirk responsibilities related to the deadly March 2018 incident

Can You Be Both Lazy and Successful Contractor?

Contractor Bookkeeping

lazy contractor, successful contractor successful contractor lazy contractorToday's Guest Article Is From Tom Jager, professional blogger. -. American science writer Robert Heinlein once said: “Progress is made by lazy men looking for easier ways to do things.” Do you agree? That’s okay if you don’t because laziness is a quality that is not commonly associated with success.

Construction Contractors Need A Nudge To Change

Contractor Bookkeeping

Construction Contractors know lots about the work they do. Android app for construction Contractors successful contractorAs an expert in their fields from finish carpentry, tile setter, masonry, roofer or landscaper the finished product looks beautiful. When a skilled craftsman does the work, it looks effortless. Others think I could have done that.

Contractor vs Subcontractor: What is the difference?

Geniebelt

Both contractors and subcontractors are indispensable for the development and completion of a construction project. Construction Industry contractor contractor vs subcontractor geniebelt contractors geniebelt subcontractors subcontractor

Unique Contractor Bookkeeping Problems Regarding Accounts Payable

Contractor Bookkeeping

QuickBooks For Contractors Construction Bookkeeping KPI accounts receivable for contractorsCommon Issues With Accounts Payable. It is easy to put transactions in Accounts Payable (A/P) Aging Summary, and them forget about them.

Why Are Contractors Using Fewer Software Applications?

John Chaney

percent of contractors reported using six or more solutions. Let’s take a closer look at what this could mean for the industry, as well as where contractors might go with software in 2018. Compared to other industries, construction tends to be slow to go digital.

HomeProsuccess.com – Golden content for residential service contractors

Construction Marketing Ideas

Corey Philip writes homeprosuccess.com, a powerful blog for contractors that primarily serve homeowners. The post HomeProsuccess.com – Golden content for residential service contractors appeared first on Construction Marketing Ideas.

Contractor vs Subcontractor: What is the difference?

Geniebelt

Contractor vs Subcontractor Both contractors and subcontractors are indispensable for the development and completion of a construction project. Construction Industry contractor contractor vs subcontractor geniebelt contractors geniebelt subcontractors subcontractor

Australian Defense Contractor Investing $2.5M In Alabama

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Australian Defense Contractor Investing $2.5M Electro Optic Systems will locate its flagship U.S. manufacturing facility in Huntsville, AL, creating as many as 100 jobs in the first year. . In Alabama at BusinessFacilities.com.

Managing from the Mother Ship: How a National Commercial Contractor Operates

Commercial Construction

The other day I was talking with a Chicago-area client who didn’t realize Englewood is a national general contractor that manages national commercial construction projects across the country.

Contractors Tout the Benefits of Modern Construction Software

John Chaney

Now that more and more contractors have made the move to adopt technology throughout their organizations and projects, we’re curious — how have contractors seen their businesses evolve over the last five to 10 years?

Unique Successful Contractors Operate In Reverse To Poor Contractors

Contractor Bookkeeping

Successful Contractors Do The Exact Opposite Of Poor Contractors. It Stands To Reason if you want to more cash flow and profits and more freedom in your life you would copy the operations of highly successful and very profitable contractors.

How to Choose the Best General Contractor to Partner with for your “First” Commercial Construction Project

Commercial Construction

The best way to limit those unknowns is by working with an experienced general contractor with extensive historical data to use as the basis for a sophisticated construction pricing model.