construction marketing

Winning Bids Post-Pandemic – A Digital Blueprint for Business Development

Business Developers in construction and other heavy industries have historically, and quite successfully, relied largely upon relationship-marketing to consistently win new projects and foster new customer referrals. It’s preferable in this industry, a very litigious and risky sector, to do business with people who are trustworthy, capable, reliable, and passionate about the build industry. Knowing...

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Much Ado About NOTIFICATIONS: Social Media Reminders, Few New Business Opportunities

Notifications. Just the word is enough to make you cringe. They’re relentless, and we’ve done it to ourselves! Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Insta, YouTube. They’ll ding, buzz, and flash incessantly if we let them. How can a construction company executive get anything accomplished with this barrage of distractions coming in nonstop? But then there’s that nagging thought in the back of your mind telling you that if you don’t check them, something could slip through the cracks. Well, maybe not.

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Overwhelmed by Sales Chores? Prospects Slipping Through the Cracks? Time for a CRM!

It may be time to invest in marketing tech that helps manage requests for bids, sort out good prospects and projects, and tie up the loose ends in your organization’s day-to-day customer relationship management. In the construction marketing world, this type of tool is affectionately known as CRM, Client Resource Management, but we refer to...

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3 Ways to Use Video for Construction Marketing

It’s likely you’ve heard by now that video content is an integral part of marketing. But what does that mean for your construction business?

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Talking the talk: does the tone of your website sound like your brand?

Construction Marketers promote websites using social media, paid digital advertising, SEO, physical business development materials, and automated marketing to encourage prospects to learn more about them online. While these integrated tools are indispensable to increasing online traffic to the website and expanding brand awareness, it can be easy to overlook one of the most important (and most...

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Mobilegeddon: Will Google’s New Mobile-First Algorithm Leave Construction Companies Behind?

Mobile, mobile, mobile… The emphasis on the influence of smartphones in today’s society is old news. It is even highly likely you are reading this right now from your mobile phone. Although a few lonely strongholds of the desktop remain loyal to the big-screen, the realm of business is quickly adapting to that mobile phone in...

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SOQ and RFP:
Underrated Tools of the Trade

Working on making 2018 your most successful year yet? There are many techniques business owners can employ to build brand awareness, increase profitability, and up the number of bid opportunities. But which ones provide the best ROI? Two strategies worth examining to make 2018 a rockin’ year for business development are your RFP and SOQ...

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6 Unexpected Benefits of Rebranding

It seems like every day I hear about a different company rebranding themselves. While I believe many companies could use a rebranding, not all CEOs, Chairman, Chiefs, and Presidents fully grasp all of the benefits and intricacies of rebranding. Often, construction companies hold on to their visual-branding (logo, identity, mark… the stuff that visually represents your...

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