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Four Project Management Tips and Tricks for Construction Contractors

Posted by Chanell Alexander on Fri, Jun 22, 2018

Today's Guest Article Is From Chanell Alexander


Capital projects bring a numerous amount of moving parts for construction contractors to regulate as project managers. Once someone scores the bid, the planning and strategy almost begin immediately. The leadership of the team, budget, design quality, and management of time rests on the head of the contractor. How can these professionals diminish the stress and stay on task? Read on for four project management tips and tricks for construction contractors.

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Home Pro Success Helps Contractors Generate High Quality Leads

Posted by Randal DeHart on Fri, Jun 15, 2018

Home Pro Success And How They Help Contractors Generate Leads

Leads, Leads, and more Leads! That is what contractors want! You post it on hundreds of forums, you talk about at the business network events with your friendly competitors.

Facebook is one of the hottest places to generate leads for your construction contracting company. It works for Handyman, Trade Contractors, General Contractors, Remodel Contractors, and home builders.

I had the pleasure to interview Corey Philip, founder of HomeProSuccess and he shared some tips and tricks to help contractor like you get more qualified leads.

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Topics: Construction Marketing, handyman marketing

Can You Be Both Lazy and Successful Contractor?

Posted by Tom Jager on Fri, Jun 08, 2018

Today's Guest Article Is From Tom Jager, professional blogger


American science writer Robert Heinlein once said: “Progress is made by lazy men looking for easier ways to do things.” Do you agree?

That’s okay if you don’t because laziness is a quality that is not commonly associated with success. However, working as little as possible is a strategy that many people embraced and ultimately reached new heights. For example, Dana Brownlee, the president of a corporate training company Professionalism Matters wrote on Entrepreneur that the “Lazy Entrepreneur” philosophy helped her to become incredibly successful and enhance her business in a unique way.

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Topics: lazy contractor, successful contractor, successful contractor, lazy contractor

QuickBooks Training For Land Developers And Spec Builders

Posted by Randal DeHart on Fri, Jun 01, 2018

Using QuickBooks For Your Land Acquisition, Land Development,

And Spec Home Building Company Looks Simple - But It's Not!

Many Land Developers and Spec Home Builders set up QuickBooks or hire someone to do it for them, and they do not understand the difference between Construction Accounting and Regular Accounting the results can be disastrous when you need Work-In-Progress, Job Costing, Estimates Vs. Actuals, Profit & Loss, and Balance Sheet Reports that accurately reflect the financial state of your Construction Company.


The last thing you want to do in give your banker or investor a Profit & Loss Report showing your company is losing massive amounts of money simply because QuickBooks was set up wrong for your type of business.

Knowing how to use Work-In-Progress, Direct and Indirect Construction Costs is key. Understanding Overhead, Other Expenses, and Other Income compounds are also important. Bankers, lenders, investors, construction company owners, and other stakeholders need accurate, timely reports. Proper QuickBooks set up, and Construction Accounting is the foundation to provide them.

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Topics: Lorman Training,, On Demand Webinar, Audio & Reference Manual, MP3 Download, Land Acquisition, Development, And Spec Home

Highly Successful Construction Contractors Have Access To Skilled Advisors

Posted by Sharie DeHart on Fri, May 25, 2018

Construction Contractors Need Help From Knowledgeable Advisors

Everywhere there a Buzz Words and lots of people who say they are Experts in their field. Question is What the Expert knows is in a topic that is useful to you?

Everyone wants to be paperless. It is not so much about saving a Tree as saving Time. How can I get to My Bookkeeper, My Accountant, My Tax Accountant the information they need to develop the reports?

Most contractors tell me "Actually, I don’t want the reports I only want to know "scraps of information" so I can run My Business better. If there is an easy way to get the job done; I want to know it. There must be an App For That."

There are several apps and we have one just for Construction Contractors. It does a lot but no app does everything.

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Topics: Construction Contractor App, Contractor Tips

Facebook & Twitter Marketing Sword for Contractors in Ranking Battle!

Posted by Carol Writer on Fri, May 18, 2018

Today's Guest Article Is From Carol Writer

Carol Is A Writer & Editor at


It is incredible to see how the Social Media is affecting the organic rankings generated by search Engines. Social Media is accepted as one of the factors/parameters when considering ranking of the page.

It allows small size companies to reach large target audience using Facebook Marketing and Twitter Marketing. Combine these giants with your excellent quality content, and you are ready to make a mark on your competitors.

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Topics: Marketing Ideas For Contractors That Work, Construction Marketing

Insight Into The World Of Practicing Project Management (PMP)

Posted by Anna Marsh on Fri, May 11, 2018

Today's Guest Article Is From Anna Marsh


The history of mankind has accumulated an impressive list of successfully implemented complex projects. From the construction of the Pyramids in Giza to the dispatch of man to the moon, the most courageous human undertakings required the coordinated work of thousands of people. And this implies a complex project management system.



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Topics: Project Management

Top 10 News 2018 Related To Construction

Posted by Carol James-Petrol on Fri, May 04, 2018

Today's Guest Article Is From Carol James-Petrol, Manager Of


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Topics: Construction Forecast

Seven Deadly Construction Accounting Mistakes Kill Profit And Growth

Posted by Randal DeHart on Fri, Apr 27, 2018

"Early To Bed, Early To Rise, Know Your Numbers And Advertise"

 Unfortunately, with everything contractors like you need to do every day including weekend and holidays it’s too easy to let crisp, timely Financial Reports go unread and in some cases, you may not fully understand what they are telling you when you do read them.


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Topics: Profit and Growth Strategies For Contractors

Generating High Quality Leads For Your Contracting Company

Posted by John Leutermann on Fri, Apr 20, 2018

Today's Guest Article Is From John Leutermann

Founder Big Rock Online Marketing

Are you a contractor looking to generate new business leads?

You may have already invested in a quality website, but are still failing to see it generate the results you expected. Or maybe you have yet to delve into any marketing at all.

In Podcast episode 265, See link below to listen to it, Randal interviews John Leutermann, a digital marketing expert who specializes in growing contracting businesses online. Randal and John discuss the important questions you may have when considering investing in internet marketing services.

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