Marketing — Home Improvement
3 tips to provide purpose, create a supportive environment, and find new ways to make work more fun
Nielsen numbers and research show huge influence and ROI in radio advertising
How one home improvement company used old windows and sense of community to become a world record holder
Figure out what sets your company apart, and make sure your employees know it, too
Service issues are a touchy but inevitable part of the window replacement business.
Develop a proactive strategy to counter negative reviews that can result in serious damage to your company’s brand.
The season of giving may be a good time to evaluate how charitable contributions figure into your company’s business model
Contractor attitudes toward the social media giant vary from enthusiastic to dismissive
The best siding companies make proper installation a calling card and point of differentiation
The term ‘warranty’ may be used quite a bit in a roofing sale, but do homeowners actually understand what’s meant by it?
Some economists suggest the U.S. is overdue for a downturn. Here are key steps to take to prepare your company in case they’re right.
With more and more manufacturers promising windows that last a lifetime, window replacement contractors are often choosing to follow suit
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For home improvement contractors today, a lot hinges on review sites
Does your company’s name align with what you actually do, and represent, in your market?
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Even contractors who dislike them concede that success is all in the effort
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As competition for workers intensifies, home improvement companies direct more efforts to training
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Experts say email marketing has, or will, supplant traditional direct mail—a key component in the marketing program of many home improvement companies
Remodelers need to get to know the attitudes and ideas of a new generation of homeowners
Many remodeling companies connect with homeowners via social platforms, but that presence needs to be consistent to have any real impact