Pro Tips
How to Make Managing Client Selections a Breeze

By setting expectations and using the right tools, managing selections for clients can be an enjoyable part of running your projects.

BuildBook Team

July 2, 2021

Pro Tips
Construction Punch Lists: Everything You Need to Know

Understand what a construction punch list is, how it’s used, and the components needed to create one. Everything you need to know about a punch list along with a free template for creating your own.

BuildBook Team

June 14, 2021

News
Introducing a Simple, Powerful Way to Run Projects

Welcome to a new kind of all-in-one construction software that is fast and powerful, but simple to use, with the most important features you need to run better projects.

BuildBook Team

April 28, 2021

Pro Tips
How to Get More 5-Star Reviews For Your Construction Company

How to capture more positive reviews and use them to reach more home building and remodeling clients

BuildBook Team

April 9, 2021

News
Buildertrend Buys CoConstruct: Response and Reactions from Builders & Remodelers

Home builders and remodelers share their thoughts, hopes, and concerns about the Buildertrend & CoConstruct acquisition

BuildBook Team

March 8, 2021

News
Buildertrend + CoConstruct Acquisition - now what?

Buildertrend announced today that they have acquired CoConstruct.

BuildBook Team

February 24, 2021

Product
The Results Are In — Everyone Hates Project Management Software

We asked 100's of home builders and remodelers how to improve project management software. This is what they said ...

BuildBook Team

February 19, 2021

Pro Tips
The Construction Business Roadmap to Client Happiness

Construction business expert, Shawn Van Dyke, lays out a simple roadmap to create happy clients on every project

BuildBook Team

February 10, 2021

Pro Tips
6 Ways to Create a BuildBook Portfolio That Stands Out

We’re breaking down how to use your Portfolio to differentiate your business from all the rest and ultimately get more new customers.

BuildBook Team

February 5, 2021

Pro Tips
7 Must-Haves for Your Construction Website

Here are the most important components of a killer contractor website.

BuildBook Team

January 29, 2021

Case Studies
How this Custom Home Builder Freed Up Time and Started Winning Better Projects

The story behind the growth and success of Brady Colt Custom Homes

BuildBook Team

January 19, 2021

Pro Tips
15 Construction Industry Predictions for 2021

If you thought 2020 was crazy, check out our predictions for what 2021 has in store for the construction industry.

Dana Severson

December 30, 2020

Product
A Recap of a Wildly Unpredictable Year

Although 2020 presented challenges, we've seen firsthand how resilient the construction industry is and what an awesome community it is to be a part of.

BuildBook Team

December 28, 2020

Pro Tips
Part 3: Diaries of a Newbie Contractor – Crossing the Finish Line

Part 3 of confessions from a first-time contractor just getting started: What else could possibly go wrong?

Jenni Wileman

November 4, 2020

Product
Welcome to the Future of Construction Management

Marketing, sales, and project tools to improve your client's experience, from first impression to final payment.

BuildBook Team

October 20, 2020

Pro Tips
Part 2: Diaries of a Newbie Contractor – The Worst Mistake Yet

Part 2 of confessions from a first-time contractor just getting started: More delays and big mistakes 😕

Jenni Wileman

October 2, 2020

Pro Tips
How to Quickly Qualify and Score Construction Leads

These are the questions you need to ask to quickly determine if a potential project or client is right for your construction business.

BuildBook Team

October 1, 2020

Pro Tips
Part 1: Diaries of a Newbie Contractor – Mistakes on My First Project as a Contractor

Part 1 of confessions from a first-time contractor just getting started: Expensive mistakes and hard lessons learned on my first project.

Jenni Wileman

September 14, 2020

Pro Tips
Houzz of Cards: The unfortunate and ugly truth about marketplaces for pro contractors

What you need to know before signing an expensive annual contract with Houzz Pro, HomeAdvisor or Angie's List. And, what you can do instead.

BuildBook Team

August 19, 2020

Pro Tips
The Complete Guide to Instagram for Home Builders and Remodelers

The top tricks, tips and advice to generating leads and new clients on Instagram from the home builders and remodelers who do it best.

BuildBook Team

June 26, 2020

Pro Tips
The Builder's Guide to Creating Great Project Photos For Your Portfolio

Everything a builder or remodeler needs to know to create amazing photos — even with your phone — that impress new potential clients.

BuildBook Team

May 20, 2020

Product
Introducing the all-new BuildBook Web App

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the BuildBook web app and a new app redesign! Your account is now available everywhere you are.

Carson Miller

May 7, 2020

Pro Tips
How to Build a Remarkable Home Building or Remodeling Portfolio That Wins Clients

If you want to win more clients, you need a great portfolio to showcase your work. Here are the most important things you need to consider.

BuildBook Team

May 4, 2020

Pro Tips
Marketing for Home Builders and Remodelers: Push vs. Pull

What's the difference between push versus pull marketing? And, which one should home builders and remodelers use to market their construction business?

BuildBook Team

April 22, 2020

Pro Tips
4 Things That Every Client Wants to Know

In construction, clients are looking for more than just quality craftsmanship. The key to happiness is hidden in these 4 essential things.

Dana Severson

April 15, 2020

News
How we can get through this crisis by building together

Announcing a program to help residential construction companies negatively impacted by the current disruption caused by COVID-19.

Carson Miller

March 26, 2020

Pro Tips
3 Steps to Increase Client Referrals for Your Construction Business

Did you know that there is a way to double the revenue in your construction business that won't cost you a dime? We're going to show you how.

Dana Severson

March 10, 2020

Product
New in v2.0: Custom workspaces, portfolios, video posts, mobile doc uploading and more!

Last month we brought you our biggest release of the year. Now, less than 30 days later, we’re bringing you our biggest release EVER!

Carson Miller

January 20, 2020

Product
New in v1.8: Task types, checklists, enhanced filters, faster posts and much more!

BuildBook 1.8 is our biggest release of the year - and there is much more to come in early 2020!

Carson Miller

December 16, 2019

Product
New in v1.7: new web features, mobile editing and organization, and more

Major improvements to BuildBook web, post and photo editing, enhanced tasks, and more.

Carson Miller

October 2, 2019

News
Why I'm Joining BuildBook

When I met the BuildBook team, I realized they had the focus and technology to solve one of our industry's biggest challenges.

Shawn Van Dyke

July 26, 2019

Product
New in v1.5: Search Posts, Photo Comments, and More

Simple Search. Advanced Filtering. Photos in Comments. Read on to learn about all of the new goodies in BuildBook v1.5.

Carson Miller

June 7, 2019

Pro Tips
Make Things Clear. It Makes Your Life Easier.

Maintain clarity in your communications to take control of your workweek and do more of what you love.

BuildBook Team

May 25, 2019

Pro Tips
Be Consistent. And Eliminate Stress.

The key to success, and less aggravation, is being reliable for your team and your clients.

BuildBook Team

May 25, 2019

Pro Tips
Keep Things Simple. It Keeps Clients Happy.

If you’re a home builder, your picture of success is fairly simple: you want to keep clients happy and win more business.

BuildBook Team

May 25, 2019

Product
BuildBook Product Update - March 2019

Since our launch at IBS last month, there’s been a ton of action at BuildBook. We're really excited about all the progress and wanted...

Carson Miller

March 26, 2019

Pro Tips
JLC Live New England - 2019 Show Preview

JLC Live New England 2019 is almost here. Here is our preview of some of the sessions we're excited to attend.

Carson Miller

March 21, 2019

Product
2019 International Builders Show Recap

We officially launched BuildBook at #IBS2019 and are so humbled by the warm welcome from the global building community.

Carson Miller

March 2, 2019

Pro Tips
4 Tips To Manage Your Clients Like a Pro

Investing time and energy in building healthy client relationships can help you navigate any problem with integrity and fairness.

Carson Miller

December 19, 2018

News
Breaking Ground: Introducing BuildBook

The backstory of BuildBook - where we came from, where we are, and where we're going.

Carson Miller

October 31, 2018

Pro Tips
How to Create a Construction Punch List Template in Google Sheets

Step-by-step instructions on how to create a construction punch list with a free template in Google Sheets

BuildBook Team

July 26, 2021

Pro Tips
How to Create a Construction Budget Template in Google Sheets

Step-by-step instructions on how to create a construction budget with a free template in Google Sheets

BuildBook Team

July 8, 2021

Pro Tips
How to Cancel Your Buildertrend Account

Looking to cancel your Buildertrend account? Here are the simple steps you should take that will remove any headaches and save you time and money.

BuildBook Team

March 12, 2021

Pro Tips
Best Free Contractor Website Template

The website template you choose for your business and how you set it up should represent who you are, the work you specialize in, and should be easy for consumers to get in touch and open a conversation.

BuildBook Team

December 23, 2020

Pro Tips
4 Things to Know Before Using a Construction Schedule Template

Discover the three types of construction schedule templates, which one is right for you, and how to find or create one of your own

BuildBook Team

December 21, 2020

Pro Tips
How to Create a Construction Schedule Template in Google Sheets

Step-by-step instructions on how to start a construction schedule with a free template in Google Sheets

BuildBook Team

December 18, 2020

Pro Tips
How to Create a Construction Schedule

5 simple steps to create a residential or commercial construction schedule template or Gantt chart in Excel or Google Sheets

BuildBook Team

December 17, 2020

Pro Tips
How to Create a Construction Schedule Template in Excel

Step-by-step instructions on how to start a construction schedule with a free template in Excel

BuildBook Team

December 17, 2020

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