Which is the Best Tablet for Architects?

We’re often asked which is the best tablet for running Archisnapper and for general use in the architecture and construction business. While every individual has specific needs and in the end it comes down to personal preference as to which…

Why Good Field Reports Will Save You Time (And Maybe a Court Claim)

Compiling field reports is one of the less glamorous aspects of a career in architecture and it is probably not your favorite part of the job, but it is vital that you have good practice in place for writing your…

10 Finance and Accounting Tips for Architects

Architects by nature tend to be creative people and if the mere mention of accounting sends you running for the hills, you’re not the only one! Running your business is one thing, but managing your finances effectively is another issue…

How a successful architect uses the cloud to run his business - with architect Ron Kwaske

Everyone says “the cloud” is awesome, it’s the future, there’s no other way forward, businesses are changing and you are throwing away money and time if your business is not yet operating in the cloud. But is this really the…

How to Get the Most out of Dropbox as an Architect

The mobile internet revolution has impacted the work and life of many people, but if you’re reading this, you are probably one of those who benefits the most from this new connected world. As an architect, it’s likely that you’ll…

6 Vital Negotiation Tips for Architects

If in the past you’ve worked in a salaried position for an architecture firm, you probably didn’t have to apply much in the way of negotiation techniques. When you’re on a set salary, unless you’re angling for a raise, your…

Architects: 7 No-Fail Strategies to Maximize Your Productivity

It’s a common occurrence to hear architects (and anyone else!) protest, “If only I had more time”. If only we had a few extra hours in each day, we could get more work done, increase our incomes and retire early…

3 Big Mistakes Architects Make With Their Websites

This is a guest post by Nic Granleese. Nic is an architect and architectural photographer based in Melbourne. His professional photographic career was launched in 2011 and he used social media and websites to quickly become one of Australia’s most…

Why Architects Should Start Blogging Today

In our previous blog post we touched on how publishing a blog can help you to market your architectural services. In this post we’re going to go into a little more detail and explain some of the different ways that…

Tips for Selling Architectural Services

A successful architect not only needs to be good at what they do and deliver projects on time and on budget, but also needs to master the art of marketing. Selling is not a skill that comes naturally to everyone,…