Business and Construction

Articles on business and construction tips and advice.

Why NOT to ask your contractor to break out their pricing

As a contractor I have been asked to break out my project proposal numbers countless times. When I first started my business it was something that would make me uncomfortable, but I would still do it because I thought I was serving the customer in doing so. In [...]

By |2023-04-13T12:22:38-04:00April 13, 2023|Business and Construction|

Two articles every construction company must write

We spend a lot of time talking about activities that high level construction companies practice. One of those frequent practices is writing articles for their website. Whether you are just starting your Learning Center (blog) or you have one established, the following are two articles every construction company [...]

By |2023-03-22T15:21:51-04:00March 22, 2023|Business and Construction|

Google Profile for my business (how to create)

Creating a free Google profile for your business only takes minutes and will naturally create more free, organic leads for your business. Here's the why and how... Creating a Free Google Profile If you are a residential contractor then you clients oftentimes find who they hire through a [...]

By |2023-03-14T14:36:42-04:00March 14, 2023|Business and Construction|

How to send automated emails (construction business)

LVL, FFE, O.C., and R.O. are all acronyms that those in the construction industry are familiar with. How about CRM? When we ask this question in a room full of construction owners, less than 10% raise their hand. Customer Relation Management is a key aspect of success for [...]

By |2023-03-10T10:30:09-05:00March 10, 2023|Business and Construction|

Where do I start in marketing for my construction business

This article isn’t going to be an all inclusive attempt at telling you what you should do to market your construction company. Neither is this in a particular order. The recommendations you’ll find in this article can be done in a different order that makes sense to your [...]

By |2023-03-08T13:37:36-05:00March 7, 2023|Business and Construction|

WHY do you have your construction business?

Start With Why  This is not an attempt to overshadow or mimic anything Simon Sinek lays out in his tremendous book, Start With Why. This is our attempt to appeal to our audience within the construction industry to stop and ask ourselves the premise of Sinek’s book: Why [...]

By |2023-03-01T10:02:24-05:00March 1, 2023|Business and Construction, Uncategorized|

Strong Links in your Chain

Build a strong chain (network) We believe in surrounding ourselves with high caliber individuals and companies. We believe that the stronger your network chain is, the stronger you as an individual and company will be.  We started CLINK as two contractors that wanted to grow a strong and [...]

By |2023-02-28T12:24:25-05:00November 9, 2022|Business and Construction|

Your construction team needs clear roles & responsibilities

“Disappointments aren’t based on what you find, they are based on what you expect to find.” - Ed Cole Set clear expectations for your team As an employer, a large part of your success rests on your employees. A common theme we hear from everyone in our construction [...]

By |2022-09-16T14:35:07-04:00September 16, 2022|Business and Construction|
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