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Monthly Archives: February 2020

18 Feb 2020

Guest Post: Hardhat Stickers to Equipment Decals: Construction Grade Sticker 101 from a Pro

Twelve things you need to know about stickers. Construction loves its stickers. Hardhats, equipment, toolboxes – stickers find their way onto every corner of every job site. However, not all stickers or decals are created equally. Here are some points written by printing industry veteran, Brian Wantaja of Proven Graphics, who have printed graphic stickers for Construct Marketing and many of our clients.   Things to consider The ‘Substrate’ is the sticker material, i.e., vinyl or paper. Printing/graphics on one […]

10 Feb 2020

Guest Post by Alisa Meggison: SEO 101 – SEO Basics

Guest blog author: Alisa Meggison, Green Sky Development What is SEO? SEO stands for search engine optimization. It’s a big bucket ‘o stuff that helps make your website more likely to be found when people go to the search engines to search.  SEO helps direct search traffic to your site. SEO does not create search demand (your marketing efforts do this). SEO helps route search traffic. This is an important distinction. SEO is a combination of “off-page” and “on-page” tactics […]

06 Feb 2020

Guest Post by Alisa Meggison: SEO 101 – SEO is Like Investing

SEO is Like Investing: It Takes Time and Incremental Adjustments to Build a Portfolio that Yields Results Guest blog author: Alisa Meggison, Green Sky Development   Search engine optimization, what geeks like me call SEO, is the process of making web pages easier to find in search engines for different keyword phrases searches by “optimizing” elements of website site pages, or even the site itself as a whole.  If you talk to someone like me, who has been optimizing websites […]

04 Feb 2020

Writing Content to Sustain, Not Publish.

To sustain a strong social media presence, get organized, keep up a steady content flow of content drafts – do in for a quarter and don’t release a thing.   Start with the end in mind Whatever vehicles or channels you’re using to disseminate your material, a steady, balanced flow of information is the goal.  For clients not already running a content marketing campaign, or struggling to perpetuate a campaign consistent content, we recommend the following: take a quarter, produce […]

03 Feb 2020

Construction Associations – What’s in it for me?

At their best, associations are a microcosm of their industry.  “What’s in it for me?” you ask? Construct Marketing Principal George Compton spent the first 15 years of his career at the head of a professional association in the heavy construction industry.  Here is his answer…   Listening It’s a great place to listen.  To me, listening is synonymous with learning.  An association can offer layers of opportunities for listening.  Listening in the conference presentations is one thing, but pretty […]

02 Feb 2020

Has anyone seen this case?

For many clients, Construct holds the exhibit materials and ships to the event. Client doesn’t have to worry about it. We track the materials all the way in and all the way out. Still, stuff happens.  Pretending it doesn’t is the event management equivalent of burying your head in the sand. Here are three experiences and what we do when it happens and what we do so it never happens again.   #1 Joe Smith: “Hotel Doesn’t have our stuff.  […]