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Generating Sales Leads in the Construction Business

Sales leads are very important to the growth of any business. In the construction industry, this can be an often overlooked business activity. Construction sales leads will be generated from a selection of sources, as well as networking, shopper referrals, activity in skilled and trade organizations, and taking part in community activities. Understanding how to come up with sales leads permits con Read More...

Controlling the Mexican press through self-censorship

The miracle of government advertising Controlling the Mexican press through self-censorship by Eric Muņiz de la Rosa Mexican journalist residing in Chicago Ericmunizr@gmail.com While newspapers in the United States continue to close or struggle due to sinking advertising revenue, in Mexico commercial advertising is something newspapers can do without, because what Mexican newspapers receive from f Read More...

If Remodeling Is To Boost Home Value, Experts Recommend Professional Plumbing Services

Copyright (c) 2010 Gerry StringerWith mortgage markets and real estate still struggling to recover, signs indicate home upgrades and remodels are on the rise to preserve property value. Stock prices, sales and earnings at home improvement retailers including Lowe's and Home Depot, voted most popular in the remodeling market, are topping sales forecasts for the first time in three years.Adding a ro Read More...

How to turn online blueprints into a qualified construction bid proposal

You may know how to read a 24"x36" set of blueprints, but how do you begin to read construction plans on a computer screen?    First, run out and invest in a 24" monitor (or larger) or a multiple screen display so you won't go crazy trying to scroll through each drawing!  Make sure you have installed Adobe Reader  and WinZip programs, as most online plan sets are in a .pdf or .zip file format.   T Read More...