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4 months ago

How to Reduce Material Costs When Completing a Residential Build

The summer building season is right around the corner (or at least that’s what we’re telling ourselves in this cold weather). While long summer days give you more construction projects and more daylight hours to complete them, increased demand can raise the cost of materials. In addition, year-over-year material costs are rising at an average rate of […]

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4 months ago

Taking Your Instagram Game to the Next Level

With nearly a billion monthly active users, it’s no secret that Instagram is a popular social channel with plenty of engaged users (to say the least). Now, when it comes to using Instagram for your business, you are presented with a great opportunity to market what you do in a casual and fun way. An Instagram account […]

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4 months ago

Making the Most of Your IBS 2019 Experience

Heading to Vegas in a few weeks? The NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) is the largest annual gathering of design and construction professionals in the residential design and construction industry. Whether you’re attending IBS or KBIS, here are a few tips to make your tradeshow experience more enjoyable, effective and successful.   1. Identify your goals for attending. It’s important […]

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5 months ago

6 Characteristics You Want in a Construction Project Manager

To guarantee a construction project’s success, you need to have a detailed plan and the right people involved. A key role in any project? A construction project manager. The project manager puts together the timeline, makes sure all pieces of the puzzle match up, and ultimately sees the project through to successful completion. The project […]

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5 months ago

Buildertrend Has a New Logo!

This is an exciting time at Buildertrend. We’ve experienced record growth over the past several years, and we’re not slowing down. In this period of growth, we sought to develop a brand strategy to match this incredible momentum. One that aligns with our mission, vision and values. One that is also reflective of our human experience at Buildertrend, […]

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5 months ago

Tips to Create an Effective Home Renovation Project Plan

Home renovations can be exciting, but a project (no matter the size) can quickly escalate to overwhelming if you don’t have a complete and well-organized project plan. It’s especially important to keep renovation projects organized because there are times when your homeowners will be living in the house that you are renovating. Following these tips […]

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5 months ago

How to Get More Email Opens with Effective Subject Lines

Email marketing is one of the most effective ways for a small business to market and increase their revenue. According to email marketing experts, email marketing can impact your company positively in two important ways: Return on Investment (ROI): For every $1 you spend on email marketing, you get $46 in return! Email accounts for […]

HomeBuilderSoftwareBlog
5 months ago

3 Reasons Why Home Builder Software is as Necessary as a Tool Belt

We’ve probably heard this story 100 times from our customers before they used our home builder software: You look at the home you just finished. You admire its perfect roofline. You take pride in how solid the structure is. The finishes are flawless. Seeing the ear-to-ear smiles on your clients’ faces as you turn over […]

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6 months ago

Invoicing Made Easy with Buildertrend

Whether you have a large project or quick job, invoicing your customer can be a challenge. You’re already tasked with keeping the project on schedule, communicating with your trade partners, and keeping your own costs under budget. But, above all, you need to find a seamless way to invoice your customer that makes it easy […]

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7 months ago

Introducing … BT Cares!

Simply put, “BT Cares” is our company initiative for community involvement and philanthropy. From sponsorships to volunteering to hosting events at our headquarters, we get involved with various organizations in the Omaha community throughout the year. We’ve had a busy 2018 with our BT Cares events. As we approach this holiday season, and in the […]

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8 months ago

Why Should You Be Using LinkedIn?

LinkedIn allows you to organize your connections, build your online presence, and leverage common connections with people in your network … but, is it worth a construction company’s time? The short answer: yes, and take it from a successful construction management software company! Here are a few of our tips for utilizing this awesome networking platform.  […]

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9 months ago

What Everyone is Saying About Buildertrend University

This year, we started Buildertrend University. What is that, you ask? Buildertrend University, or “BTU” for short, is a two-day conference where our customers spend time at our headquarters in Omaha, NE, and learn how to maximize their usage of our software, as well as engage with and be part of the Buildertrend culture. Through this […]