Funding Sources for Small Businesses and Contractors

Financial support and resources for businesses impacted by the Coronavirus Pandemic It is no secret that the U.S. (and other nations) economy is slated to take a major hit as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.  And while many businesses … Continue reading

Business Support During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has gripped our country and the entire globe like nothing we have experienced before.  It seems as if everything is in constant flux – statistics, statewide and citywide regulations and related reports are changing on a daily … Continue reading

Keeping Employees Engaged in a Tight Labor Market

In a tight labor market, construction business owners are looking for more ways to keep employees engaged. It is no secret that skilled laborers and experienced construction professionals are hard to find.  Candidate searching can be competitive to say the … Continue reading

Tip for Improving B2B Marketing

A look at some ways to improve communication and marketing business-to-business Whether you are in new construction, renovations or landscaping, you probably have a clear picture of your target audience.  Your typical customer probably lives within a few defined areas … Continue reading

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Business

A little inspiration for restarting and refocusing in the New Year With New Year’s Eve often comes the desire to restart and create New Year’s Resolutions.  To make those resolutions a reality, they must be both realistic and attainable.  Often, … Continue reading

Using Instagram Stories for Your Business

How to make the most of Instagram Stories to boost your business profile… Despite what you may think, Instagram Stories are not just for teens and millennials looking to post a series of their favorite selfies.  No, Instagram Stories can … Continue reading

Five Free Apps for Managing Contacts On-the-Go

If you subscribe to HBW, you’ve got construction leads, new leads every day – Now, it’s a matter of managing them.  While there are numerous options for contact management software and CRM (Customer Relationship Management) systems, from simple to robust, … Continue reading

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Subcontractor

If you are a busy home builder, chances are you have worked with your fair share of subcontractors.  With a limited labor pool, it is easy to take on more work than capacity allows, and subcontractors are a great way … Continue reading

Customers Expect and Demand Technology

Truth be told, the construction industry has a reputation for being one of the slower industries for adopting and integrating new technology.  According to a survey conducted by KPMG, the construction industry isn’t taking full advantage of new technologies for … Continue reading