[Infographic] 6 Helpful Hints For First Time Contractors And Construction Businesses

In this infographic, we will highlight the critical tips and tricks to ease your journey’s beginning and help you ultimately create a successful, professional business.    While these tips were built to clarify, inspire, and improve your small business efforts, deeper components, related to both business and construction, are also available at your fingertips. Groups…

7 Ways to Turn Social Media Into A Lead Generating Machine

Social media today is one of the best tools for creating brand awareness and connecting with prospects. However, when it comes to generating leads and sales, other channels can be better suited for these goals, such as email marketing or pay-per-click advertising. After all, people don’t buy products after seeing a Facebook post, right? Well, not necessarily. If done correctly, social media can do more than just allow you to reach out to and engage with an audience. It can also help you generate leads and speed up your growth. According to recent reports, businesses that use social media for lead generation can see as much as a 24% increase in revenue.

7 Reasons Why Small Construction Companies Fail

Perhaps the biggest mystery in entrepreneurship is why some of the businesses that seem to do everything right still fail.

In the construction industry, the prospects are even grimmer than in others. Although the market has made an impressive recovery since the 2008 financial crisis, most companies still find it difficult to appropriately scale and succeed. In fact, reports show that only 47% are still operating after four years.

What It Takes to Be a Successful Construction Contractor: 6 Factors to Focus On

When you know a trade extremely well and have made a name for yourself, the next logical step is to take matters into your hands and launch your business.

That’s easier said than done.

Here’s the hard truth; there is no startup fairy who will sprinkle magical dust on your small business and ensure its success. Building and growing your construction company takes hard work, focus, persistence, and the power to continue when everything seems to be crumbling around you.