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October 22, 2012  

Social media contest recognizes "Hero Builders"

Hammerati.com can help you distance yourself from those evil contractors that everyone loves to trash on television

News
October 22, 2012  

How to get ahead of the competition with YouTube

Two-thirds of all customers are “visual learners.” That means, to entice prospects into hiring you to do renovations for them, you need to excite them with images, not words. An online video on YouTube can do this for you brilliantly.

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September 20, 2012  

A contractor's guide to getting found on the Internet

When you Google “Vancouver plumbers,” you will get over 3,000,000 search results. So how is your contracting business ever going to get found on the Internet?

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September 17, 2012  

"Aging in place" a new buzzword for accessibility renos

The most recent issue of Canadian Contractor featured a

News
September 14, 2012  

What homeowners do when they check you out online

Google yourself. See what your customers are reading about you. Your “webutation” may or may not be fair to you, but it’s important to know what it is and, if possible, improve it.

News
September 10, 2012  

Five easy ways for tech-savvy contractors and subtrades to find each other

A long-term business relationship between a general contractor and a subtrade can’t be forged instantly. But finding each other can be done in a second, online. A look at various ways to get connected.

News
September 4, 2012  

Five ways to increase your referral business

By Karen Hamilton As a renovator, getting business from

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August 20, 2012  

Flooring is Canada's favourite reno project

The home renovation website www.houzz.com, is creating quite a buzz

News
August 20, 2012  

5 common mistakes contractors make

by Karen Hamilton 15 years ago, my husband and

News
August 15, 2012  

Rob's Radio Reno Report

A franchise for contractors

News
August 7, 2012  

Jump start your reno business with seminars in Vancouver, Calgary and Winnipeg

Are you ready for your renovation business to deliver

News
August 7, 2012  

Two new social media sites reno contractors need to know about

Pintrest excites your customers

News
July 9, 2012  

Seminar will teach "accessibility" reno skills

It’s been called the biggest new business opportunity for

News
June 18, 2012  

Build Your Brand Part 1: Know your target client

Three steps to marketing your business effectively

Video
June 15, 2012  

Welcome to your new, untapped market

Yesterday it was the Green market, today…

News
May 23, 2012  

The HomeStars way

You want to be a HomeStars contractor? All it

News
May 15, 2012  

Homeowners will pack seminar in Vancouver

Your customers are getting educated

News
May 7, 2012  

CARAHS chapter meeting: Five proven ways to grow your business

All are welcome to the second Toronto chapter meeting of CARAHS May 17th at the Canadian Contractor magazine offices; 80 Valleybrook Dr. Toronto. (York Mills and Don Mills area). Meeting starts at 6:30pm sharp