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

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

5 Ways to a Better Landing Page

As a construction professional, chances are website design is not one of your top priorities.  And although website design can and should be left to the professionals, the content and image that you present should have your signature all over … Continue reading

5 Reasons to Submit Your Work for an Industry Award

Entering your work into a home building competition may benefit your business in more ways than you thought possible. With the recent announcement of the 2018 Builder’s Choice & Custom Home Design Awards now accepting entries, it opened the question … Continue reading