What to Know About EMV Chip Card Technology

October 1, 2015 is the deadline for U.S. businesses to be “chip-enabled”.  Here’s what you should know about EMV technology. Timing couldn’t be more perfect for offering a business brief.  As you may already be aware, EMV (Europay, MasterCard and Visa) … Continue reading

Mark Your Calendars for Trade Shows

When attending a trade show, plan ahead so that your business gets the most out of the experience. There are countless articles that communicate the benefits of and provide guidelines for exhibiting at trade shows.  Just google “trade show booth … Continue reading

Contractors Ask: How Should I Use #Hashtags?

Hashtags flood social media. If you are incorporating hashtags in your posts, you will want to do so with purpose.   From common to over-the-top, Twitter and other social media platforms are inundated with hashtags.  Hashtags are a recognized and … Continue reading

Texas – Top 10 Builders in August 2015

  HBW subscribers who have their eyes on Texas most certainly know of new residential construction throughout the state.  HBW receives new leads in Texas every day and new permits and related data continue to be added to the database. Earlier … Continue reading

HBW Report: Pool Permits on the Rise in Florida

Pool construction is on the rise in Florida, and HBW has the statistics and leads you need to stay in-the-know. Pools have been buzzing in various construction media outlets as of late.  With record temperatures across the globe and 2015 … Continue reading

HBW Report: Things Are Looking Bigger in Texas

According to the latest HBW Building Activity Trend Report, new residential construction is on an upswing in Texas.   If you are receiving HBW reports, you have probably noticed an uptick in the residential construction market in various parts of … Continue reading