Category: General Info

When Marketing Your Remodeling Business Do Your Differentiators Matter?

Many companies take the easy, and ineffective, route, speaking in superlatives about their company to the tune of “the best,” “the most reliable,” or the “lowest prices.” Phrases like this are so overused in marketing copy, that they have lost virtually all meaning, and, for the most part, these claims are not provable. Your company may well have awards and certifications, but other local remodeling companies likely do as well.

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Remodelers and Builders: Why Do You Need Content Marketing?

Potential clients spend more time researching products and services than ever before. After all, a simple voice search with a Smartphone sends a homeowner to a virtually bottomless collection of blogs, articles, and websites. What makes your business stand out? High quality content that provides value to potential clients.

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Spring NAHB Board Meetings

Temperatures failing to reach 60° are not what I expected at the NAHB Spring Board meetings in Washington during the first week in June. With the committee meeting rooms being kept at the same temperature, we all stayed awake! As usual, I concentrated on the meetings of the NAHB Remodelers subcommittees; and, as usual, picked […]

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NCHBA Board Meeting and Legislative Day

The North Carolina Home Builder Association (NCHBA) had its Second Quarter Board Meeting and Legislative Day on June 16 and 17. For the past 15 years I have participated in this event and, over time, have come to understand the importance of involvement at this level. A Time to Share Local Concerns and Gain New […]

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Direct Mail: The Walking Dead

Like a Zombie, it Keeps Coming Back—and Still Delivers If I told you that 65 percent of consumers made a purchase as a direct result of this marketing medium—what would you think? What if I told you that this platform is direct mail? That’s right, direct mail. The one thing you’re probably not doing. In […]

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How RT Marketing Is Like a Design/Build Company

During my twenty years as a writer for RT Marketing, I’ve spent many hours researching and writing articles for our clients on the subject of “Why Choose a Design/Build Company?” In the process, I’ve discovered that our full-service marketing company has a lot in common with Design/Build companies. And these things that we have in […]

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