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6 Great Social Proof Strategies for Architects and Contractors

It’s a Friday evening. You and your wife are walking down the street looking for a place to eat. Of the five restaurants you see, three are full and two are empty. Where do you go? If you’re like most…

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Why Outstanding Customer Service is a Great Marketing Strategy for Architects and Contractors

What’s your current marketing strategy? Does it involve spending lots of dollars on advertising and fancy brochures? What if I said you might be completely off target? And that I’ve been in your shoes. Spending much of my efforts pushing…

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5 Ways to Get Your Architecture or Construction Business Ranking on Page One of Google Fast

As discussed in our previous article, the key to successful marketing for architects and contractors is to make sure potential customers find you—usually via Google search—when they need you, rather than targeting them with annoying (and expensive) ad campaigns. This…

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Here’s what we believe in at ArchiSnapper: SIMPLICITY

There’s so much software out there that’s too complex! These programs have too many features, making them more confusing than they are useful. Example: That’s why at ArchiSnapper, we prioritize simplicity—in both our business practices and our software. Simplicity on…

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11 Tips that made me an Insanely Productive Person

I’ve always been interested in personal development. I’ve tried many things and I kept doing the ones that worked for me. In this article I’m sharing “the wisdom” I’ve gathered during the years by reading a lot and by practicing…

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These Smart Pricing Techniques Could Double an Architect’s Income

“Would you like to be a starving architect or a profit-first architect?” – Mark Lepage, founder of EntreArchitect As architects, we graduate with romantic ideals and dreams of making meaningful designs. Profit isn’t the first thing we think about because,…

The Ideal World According to an Architect-Entrepreneur

The Ideal World According to an Architect-Entrepreneur

We conducted an interview with Anton Gonnissen, CEO of ABS Bouwteam about his rather atypical but successful career path as an architect. During this interview he explained to us why, in his opinion, a different relationship between architects, the construction…

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Work ON your business, not IN your business

Do you sometimes have the feeling that you are a slave of your business? That your business can not survive for 1 single week without you? That your continuous input and intervention is required to keep your business moving forward? That you…

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Architects, Contractors, Engineers: double your hourly rate. NOW.

(Upfront warning: for simplicity, we only talk about hourly rates in this article, but the same is true for fixed per project pricing.) Defining your hourly rate is a difficult thing. Many architects, contractors, project managers and construction engineers are afraid to…