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5 Top Habits Successful CPMs Practice Every Day

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In a perfect world, everything you’ve budgeted, organized and coordinated goes according to plan. In reality, we know that’s just not how it goes most of the time. Changes in scope, lack of accountability and unrealistic expectations are just some of the challenges construction project managers (CPMs) face. To help you out, we’ve collected the […]


These Things are Delaying Your Project — What Can You Do About Them?

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When it comes to construction, staying on budget means staying on schedule. However, the construction industry has a lot of moving parts. With so many elements to keep track of, surprises are inevitable. Your ability to remain agile and flexible in the face of the unexpected is critical to your business staying ahead of the […]


Home Improvement Financing Just Got Easier

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Two words: Rocket Loans. You may have already heard that contractor-offered, home improvement financing is our newest Pro Service, but if you haven’t … well, good thing you’re reading this! Our partnership with personal loans provider Rocket Loans means something big for our clients. Not only will you be able to offer financing to your […]


Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Company’s Project Planning Software

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Hanging onto things too long is a problem that a lot of businesses (and people) have. They want to save as much money as possible, so they will squeeze as much out of a product or service as they can before they make the decision to upgrade. In order to avoid this, it might be […]


What to Do When a Construction Project Goes Over Budget

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We know it sucks to admit … but the truth is, budget overruns are just one of those things that happen in the construction industry. Sure, you can try to prepare the best possible estimate, and then add 10-20% for possible overruns, but there’s always a chance you’ll eventually run into a situation where what […]


Is Your Company Using Branded Email Addresses?

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Your company’s branding is important, that’s nothing new. But the issue? Many companies forget to translate it to their email addresses. And, honestly, this is an easy piece to brand, so there isn’t much of an excuse to not do this. What makes this relatively small detail so important? Let’s take a look at a […]


Don’t Let Productivity Be an Issue: Get Help from Construction Management Software


Did you know that highly engaged employees translate to 21% more profitability for a business? This is because engaged employees show up for work every day motivated to get the job done right. They work with purpose and passion, making them more productive. As you know, employee productivity is critical to any business, perhaps even […]


Benefits of Using Cloud-Based Project Management Software

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Construction project managers have more options today than ever before to keep their teams connected, informed and productive. Cloud-based solutions are driving innovation, and over the past several years, 60% of project management has migrated from traditional platforms to the cloud. And let’s be real, this trend isn’t surprising. There are many advantages to the […]


Timesheets: How Project Management Software Can Help

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Timesheets: Can’t live with ‘em, can’t live without ‘em. We get it … timesheets can feel a little mundane and your employees probably don’t consider them a favorite part of their job, but the fact is they’re a useful data source for businesses today. Filling out timesheets means your employees have to spend precious time […]


Make Financing Easier with Your Construction Project Management Software

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As a contractor, it’s no secret that financing likely isn’t your favorite topic of discussion. The process can be messy and leave you with a headache and stress, all which probably make you not want to offer financing options at all. Believe us, we get it. However, as technology evolves, the frustration associated with financing […]