Marketing Toolbox: Ways to Build Your Residential Construction Business From the Ground Up

Some of the smartest ways to build a home construction business aren’t always the most intuitive. Here are a few ideas to get you going from the ground up using smart marketing tools that your competition isn’t.

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How To Find Your Target Audience

Think about the age, gender, location, and income of the families you want to be working with. Figure out where these people live right now, what the neighborhood culture is like, and how to connect your ideal customer with that neighborhood.

For example, in Chicago, you might have one type of customer that would want to live in Hyde Park.…

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5 Marketing Methods That Get the Best ROI

Marketers are always looking to maximize their return on investment, or ROI. Getting the most out of a marketing campaign depends a lot on the method you employ. Take a closer look at the marketing methods that deliver the best ROI.

Featured Articles Have Wide Reach


In a 2013 study, 62.2 percent of marketers said featured articles provided their best ROI. These articles are attractive for a number of reasons. As they’re not dependent on being newsworthy, they can have a long life as they’re shared online and picked up by various websites and publications. They also speak of a topic that interests a business’ target audience without seeming overly salesy.…

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3 Tips for Marketing to Low-Income Audiences

Depending on the type of product or service you sell as a business, you likely have at least a small portion of your target audience that falls under the category of “low-income”, whether this is due to being unemployed, underemployed, or suffering an illness or injury that hinders work. However, just because your product or service is best suited for people in a lower income bracket doesn’t mean that you will have less success than those with products or services targeted at a higher income bracket.

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It does mean, however, that you may have to market yourself differently in order to find the success you need with a low-income audience.…

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Innovative Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses

The world of business is cut throat and ultra-competitive. It’s an arena where only the strongest ideas and the hardest working people can really succeed. To get by in this often harsh and unrelenting climate, you have to think differently and work creatively. This is particularly true when it comes to marketing, as the way you choose to advertise your business to a target audience can have a massive effect on your success as a company.

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Coming up with fresh new creative strategies can become a headache, so here are some examples of marketing strategies which operate outside of the box and have been shown to drive results.…

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How to Make Your Small Business Marketing More Interesting

Marketing a small business is absolutely essential. Whereas larger companies tend to have already made a name for themselves, it’s usually the case that smaller companies have yet to achieve widespread recognition. Marketing your business is the best way of growing your company’s reputation and winning more customers.

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Keeping the Customers You Have

Before you go off hunting for new customers, it’s important to make sure you’re retaining the ones you already have. It’s actually much more cost-effective to keep existing customers than it is to try to gain new ones, so you should concentrate some of your efforts on improving and maintaining satisfaction and loyalty.…

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PPC Advertising is the Perfect Marketing Solution for New Startups

PPC advertising is the best marketing strategy for startups and business entrepreneurs for a number of reasons, three of which are outlined clearly in this post.

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All businesses need an online marketing strategy, but it’s important for new businesses to understand why PPC advertising would be so incredibly useful for their needs. It’s important for startup entrepreneurs to recognize why PPC advertising campaigns are the perfect marketing solution for a young business.

1. PPC advertising is about testing and tracking

All new businesses benefit from a very tight system of testing and tracking in all areas of business because everything is fresh and unknown.…

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5 New Ways to Promote Your Trade Show Event on Twitter

Maybe you have heard about the IPO that raised billions in funding for Twitter’s next big steps. However, in the midst of all that confusion, you might have missed the flurry of developments that can empower your next trade show event.

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Some of these game changers have been technological – features or apps that will bolster the social network’s effectiveness. Possibly, these new features are what tipped the scales toward the deal recently struck with the NFL, Verizon, Viacom, and Time Warner, Inc. Earlier this year, announcements were made that these international firms would help broadcast, via Twitter, the National Football League’s own little trade show, otherwise known as, Super Bowl XLVIII.…

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