6 Great Social Proof Strategies for Architects and Contractors

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…

The Best Tablet for Architects and Contractors (Update 2019)

The Best Tablet for Architects and Contractors (Update 2019)

Looking for a tablet that will make working in the field simpler? It’s a jungle out there with a mind-boggling number of tablets on offer. But I got some good news: There’s light at the end of the tunnel (there…

11 Ways to Make Your iPhone or iPad Your Best Construction Tool

11 Ways to Make Your iPhone or iPad Your Best Construction Tool

Tablets and smartphones are becoming more and more important in the construction industry. (And, let’s face it: in every other part of life!) It’s easy to understand why. We work in a dynamic industry! When you have to travel between…

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

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…

Construction Daily Reports - The Ultimate Guide

Construction Daily Reports – The Ultimate Guide

With customers constantly asking you, “When’s it going to be ready?” it’s tempting to find shortcuts on your construction projects. And one place that foremen and supervisors can cut corners? The daily reports. But skipping daily reports increases the risk…

11 Tips that made me an Insanely Productive Person

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…

Construction Safety Inspections - The Ultimate Guide

Construction Safety Inspections – The Ultimate Guide

Let’s start with some statistics from OSHA (US Occupational Safety and Health Administration) to stress the importance of improving safety on construction sites: Out of 4,693 worker fatalities in private industry in calendar year 2016, 991 or 21.1% were in construction…

These Smart Pricing Techniques Could Double an Architect’s Income

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,…