The iDeal Construction CRM Blog | Insights for Construction CRM and Sales Teams

The iDeal Construction CRM Blog is a collection of insights and guides for construction companies looking to streamline their sales and bidding process.

  • iDeal CRM Release Notes September 2022

    iDeal CRM Release Notes September 2022

    The September 2022 release notes have lots of great new features and enhancements. Read this issue to familiarize yourself with what’s new in iDeal Construction CRM.

  • How to Effectively Follow Up with Your Customers

    How to Effectively Follow Up with Your Customers

    Whether we like it or not, email remains the most common means of communication for businesses. But in order for your marketing emails to first reach the target audience and then to inspire action, they must follow these seven proven marketing email best practices.

  • Create Construction Proposals Online in Minutes

    Create Construction Proposals Online in Minutes

    Use the iDeal online Construction Proposal Generator to create professional construction proposals in minutes. Content guidance provided.

  • Best Construction Technology Examples for Companies of All Sizes

    Best Construction Technology Examples for Companies of All Sizes

    As far as technology goes, one of the biggest challenges that construction companies face today is keeping up with the multitude of construction technology solutions and selecting and implementing the ones that fit their needs best.

  • Top 7 Proven Marketing Email Best Practices for Construction Companies

    Top 7 Proven Marketing Email Best Practices for Construction Companies

    Whether we like it or not, email remains the most common means of communication for businesses. But in order for your marketing emails to first reach the target audience and then to inspire action, they must follow these seven proven marketing email best practices.

  • Best Building Conferences for Construction Sales Teams

    Best Building Conferences for Construction Sales Teams

    This curated list brings you the best building conferences and construction tradeshows for your estimators, salespeople, business developers.

  • The 7 Steps of the Construction Sales Process

    The 7 Steps of the Construction Sales Process

    Processes are an integral part of running any business. A construction sales process, like all internal processes, drives consistent behavior. The sales process steps provide a framework for how an organization will achieve its goals and objectives.

  • How to Set Sales Goals for Your Construction Sales Team

    How to Set Sales Goals for Your Construction Sales Team

    Not only do seasoned construction sales executives know how to set goals, but experience has taught them it is both Science and Art. Setting sales objectives requires a great deal of knowledge of your territory, customer needs, and competitive landscape. This article discusses how to incorporate both approaches into actionable and inspirational sales goals for your construction sales team.

  • Increase Sales Revenue Through Pipeline Management Software in Construction

    Increase Sales Revenue Through Pipeline Management Software in Construction

    Pipeline management software is a tool that helps sales teams manage their sales data and sales activities more effectively. The best pipeline management software is specifically designed to help sales teams manage all their opportunities, leads, prospects, clients and all sales activities associated with them in one place.

  • How to Motivate Your Sales Team in Construction

    How to Motivate Your Sales Team in Construction

    If you are a construction executive or business owner, you’ve surely discussed how to motivate your sales team on more than one occasion. How do you motivate your salespeople and estimators to achieve sales targets? What motivates a salesperson the most? It is crucial that everyone remains motivated until the prospect is converted to a client and the jobs are won and delivered.

  • Top 7 Sales Forecasting Benefits

    Top 7 Sales Forecasting Benefits

    There are many sales forecasting benefits, and the specifics differ by industry, but in general the benefits you reap from adopting a sales forecasting practice apply across the board. Sales forecasting is a critical function for any organization that wants to achieve its sales goals.

  • How to Build a Successful Construction Sales Calendar

    How to Build a Successful Construction Sales Calendar

    A sales calendar is a tool that is used for planning, organizing, and tracking sales activities for a given period of time. It is a tool that provides a way to stay organized and prioritize your sales activities so you can hit your weekly goals. A sales calendar helps you focus on the right opportunities in order to generate the highest revenue. Learn how you can implement a successful Sales Calendar.