Growing on Purpose

As I travel the country, I meet with many business owners that fall into the category of this article, they are growing by mistake. That is why I wrote my #1 Amazon Best Selling book, Growing on Purpose. They tend to be passionate about their company, excited about their product and/or service and have devoted everything to make their company a success. Yet, there is still something missing.

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6 Advantages of Becoming a WBA Member

If you’ve ever wondered how you can benefit from becoming a member of the Wisconsin Builders Association (WBA), you will have access to a wide range of advantages, including: Advocacy privileges, Discounts and free benefits, Research and industry news, Credibility and visibility, Networking opportunities, and 3-in-1 membership.

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5 Digital Marketing Tips for Builders

The internet has changed the way that companies do business and consumers seek information. Instead of using newspaper ads and other traditional marketing outlets, consumers are heading online to find home builders in Wisconsin. In fact, research suggests that 90% of home buyers search online during their house-hunting process. If your company isn’t in the digital space, you might be losing out on opportunities to reach potential clients looking to build their dream home.

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How to Choose a Builder

Home ownership is the most significant investment most people make, and, when choosing to build your own home, the stakes are raised further.  Who can I trust to build my dream home? Who will stick to vision, my time frame, and my budget? What should I know before signing a contract?

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3 Ways We Give Back to Local Communities

Giving back to our community is more than an act of social responsibility, it’s a source of pride for our entire membership. Every day, we pay it forward to help promote the housing industry and make Wisconsin an even better place to live, work, and thrive. Let’s take a closer look at three ways our loyal members help us make a difference in local communities in your area.

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Samantha Long-Dennis
Professional Training Opportunity: Wisconsin HOMES Program

Home modification plays a critical role in older adults’ ability to age in their homes. Beginning July 17, the University of Southern California Leonard Davis School of Gerontology will be offering the Wisconsin HOMES Program, an online professional training program with Wisconsin-specific tools and resources for professionals working in aging, disability, housing, and health care settings serving older adults. Students earn an Executive Certificate and continuing education hours!

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The Blueprint: "Plain English" Summaries on Recently Passed Reforms

ALSO: DSPS Update on Electrical Code: Attention Electricians • New Commercial Building Codes Goes into Effect May 1st • More WHEDA Loans Coming for New Construction as a Result of 2017 WI Act 277 • Madison Mayor Paul Soglin Claims Democrat Primary is a "Two-Person" Race • Senator Roth Gets an Opponent • 2017 Wisconsin Act 330: Safe Buildings with Fewer Carbon Monoxide Detectors • From NAHB: Safe, Affordable Homes Win at Code Hearings

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