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1. Picture Perfect

concrete waterfall photography5 tips for photographing hardscapes

The beauty of decorative concrete comes from its versatility and stunning final results. Each project’s unique traits help sell the next project. However, your future potential clients don’t necessarily have access to your past projects, which is why photography is a crucial component of your marketing plan — regardless of your company’s size.

By Karen Keyes
2. Successful Training Requires Commitment and a Plan

Training in the construction industry seems more daunting than some other professions.  With all of the moving parts of our industry, we not only need to train on skill and leadership, but also safety and technology.

By Karen Keyes
3. Become an AIA-Approved Education Provider in 7 Easy Steps

Licensed architects are required to earn a certain number of continuing education credits to maintain their license from the American Institute of Architects. So, when you, a decorative concrete contractor, offer them a way to earn desired credit, you have at least one guaranteed hour of their attention.

By Karen Keyes
4. Concrete Contractors across the country share insights on what helps them succeed

Contractors across the country share insights on what helps them succeedWhile surveying my peers, I discovered that contractors approach projects differently and require a great variety of tools to get the job done. Perhaps this is why our industry is so innovative and unique.

By Karen Keyes
5. How to Get the Job Without Being the Low Bid

Calming swimming pool, surrounded by a brushed finished concrete deck, white pool balls, and a wood platform at the end. How to talk with a client about a concrete work estimateWe’ve all had the phone call with a client where he lets you down gently, saying thanks, but some other contractor came in with a lower number. Sometimes it’s best to just write off those lost jobs, but how do you get the jobs you really want without having to be the lowest price? 

By Karen Keyes
6. Award Season is Upon Us

promote your business Concrete awards

By Karen Keyes
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