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  • Communicating with the industry | Competitive Advantage | Page 4
    that Building Information Modelling Communicating with the industry Construction industry knowledge hub Effective specification strategies Understanding the different players in the industry Building Services Engineers Posted on September 30 2013 updated on January 18 2016 by Helen Leave a comment The construction industry is made up of a series of relationships with architects designers engineers contractors sub contractors all working together to meet the needs of the client This blog is the fourth in the series looking at the different players in the industry The aim of this series is to provide a clearer view of Communicating with the industry Construction industry knowledge hub Understanding the construction industry Communicating with Construction Industry Decision makers An interview with Tom Fitzpatrick of Construction News Posted on August 21 2013 updated on January 18 2016 by Helen Leave a comment Our recent research Construction Media Index identifies communication channels used by the key decision makers in the UK construction industry It looks at the readership of hardcopy and online trade journals industry blogs and websites and the use of product directories as well as attendance of technical seminars It also provides an insight into Twitter Communicating with the industry Construction industry knowledge hub Understanding your customer The Growth of Social Media in Construction How to take advantage Posted on August 7 2013 updated on April 15 2014 by Chris Ashworth Leave a comment Our recent research the Construction Media Index demonstrates that social media is an established part of the business landscape Social media is a great leveller and in my recent articles for AIS Interiors Insight and Construction News I present the case for building profile through social media In the past the small or medium sized business Communicating with the industry Construction industry knowledge hub Marketing in construction Understanding your customer The Growth of Social Media in Construction Posted on August 6 2013 updated on January 18 2016 by Chris Ashworth Leave a comment For three years Competitive Advantage have been measuring the communication channels used by Architects Engineers and Contractors in the Construction Media Index During that time we have seen the use of social media grow and now become an established part of the information network Online communications seems to have come of age And in my recent Communicating with the industry Construction industry knowledge hub Marketing in construction Understanding your customer Understanding the different players in the industry Structural Engineers Posted on July 31 2013 updated on January 18 2016 by Helen Leave a comment The construction industry is made up of a series of relationships with architects designers engineers contractors sub contractors all working together to meet the needs of the client This blog is the third in the series looking at the different players in the industry The aim of this series is to provide a clearer view of Communicating with the industry Construction industry knowledge hub Understanding the construction industry Communicating with Construction Industry Decision makers PR in a digital age Posted on July 16

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  • Understanding the UK construction sector
    blog I provide some useful sources of visual information to help those new to construction get to grips with this complex industry Construction as we know it today has a heritage from the industrial revolution in the 1700s Being aware of the history is a good way to understand why the sector is set up the way it is A starting point is our own Infographic A Timeline of the UK Construction Industry The UK government has created an infographic that demonstrates why construction is so important to the UK economy This is a useful reminder of the worth and contribution construction makes Leading on from this the born to build webstie has a handy interactive tool that helps demonstrate the breadth of jobs the sector provides And hot off the press The Construction Products Association has released a video highlighting the importance of the construction industry and some of the key issues facing our sector Another helpful video with a more global perspective is one summarizing the results of the RICs Futures report this video identifies the drivers and trends in construction Conclusion While the construction industry is complex there is a lot of support available to help you understand it Many industry bodies and trade press are championing the construction industry with educational pieces of information frequently being published Knowing the history of the industry provides a good foundation for understanding the construction supply chain and the Decision Making Unit What sources of visual information do you find useful for understanding the construction sector Further reading 5 Simple actions to better understand construction markets View our article Understanding why the construction sector is the way it is Further information Our useful links page contains a wealth of information on the construction sector Join us for our Construction Industry

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  • Understanding the UK construction sector
    blog I provide some useful sources of visual information to help those new to construction get to grips with this complex industry Construction as we know it today has a heritage from the industrial revolution in the 1700s Being aware of the history is a good way to understand why the sector is set up the way it is A starting point is our own Infographic A Timeline of the UK Construction Industry The UK government has created an infographic that demonstrates why construction is so important to the UK economy This is a useful reminder of the worth and contribution construction makes Leading on from this the born to build webstie has a handy interactive tool that helps demonstrate the breadth of jobs the sector provides And hot off the press The Construction Products Association has released a video highlighting the importance of the construction industry and some of the key issues facing our sector Another helpful video with a more global perspective is one summarizing the results of the RICs Futures report this video identifies the drivers and trends in construction Conclusion While the construction industry is complex there is a lot of support available to help you understand it Many industry bodies and trade press are championing the construction industry with educational pieces of information frequently being published Knowing the history of the industry provides a good foundation for understanding the construction supply chain and the Decision Making Unit What sources of visual information do you find useful for understanding the construction sector Further reading 5 Simple actions to better understand construction markets View our article Understanding why the construction sector is the way it is Further information Our useful links page contains a wealth of information on the construction sector Join us for our Construction Industry

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  • contractor | Competitive Advantage
    the construction industry Understanding your customer Communicating with Construction Industry Decision makers An interview with Tom Fitzpatrick of Construction News Posted on August 21 2013 updated on January 18 2016 by Helen Leave a comment Our recent research Construction Media Index identifies communication channels used by the key decision makers in the UK construction industry It looks at the readership of hardcopy and online trade journals industry blogs and websites and the use of product directories as well as attendance of technical seminars It also provides an insight into Twitter Communicating with the industry Construction industry knowledge hub Understanding your customer Infographic Timeline of the UK Construction Industry Posted on April 15 2013 updated on April 16 2015 by Helen Leave a comment Construction industry knowledge hub Understanding the construction industry Communicating with Specialist Contractors an Interview with Stefan Hay Posted on August 14 2012 updated on January 4 2016 by cadvantage Leave a comment When specification selling there is the tendency to focus on just the Architect or Engineer forgetting about the Contractor The Contractor or Specialist Contractor are often overlooked and can present a missed opportunity in influencing the specification of your product When specification selling on a D B or PFI project don t just focus on the Architect Communicating with the industry Construction industry knowledge hub Marketing in construction Understanding the construction industry Understanding your customer Is it worth specification selling Posted on November 16 2011 updated on January 4 2016 by cadvantage Leave a comment For many years there has been discussion about the increasing influence of the contractor and if it is worth bothering with specification selling In his paper Low Carbon Construction Paul Morrell identified an integrated approach to construction as a means of bringing down cost a concept which is being enthusiastically

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  • History of Construction Industry | Competitive Advantage
    Who we are What we do What we do Research Forecasts Specification strategies Training Developing CPD Mentoring Why choose us Why choose us What people say about us Case studies knowledge hub Knowledge hub Useful links Events Competitive Advantage History of Construction Industry Knowledge hub home History of Construction Industry Infographic Timeline of the UK Construction Industry Posted on April 15 2013 updated on April 16 2015 by Helen Leave a comment Construction industry knowledge hub Understanding the construction industry Learn more about Building Information Modelling Communicating with the industry Construction market activity Effective specification strategies Marketing in construction Sustainability Understanding the construction industry Understanding your customer n Select by type n Blog News Article Report eBook Youtube Video Book Review Slideshare Infographic Event Twitter Chat Construction Sales Marketing eNews Get the latest in Construction Sales Marketing news straight to your inbox once a month REGISTER NOW Construction reports eBooks webinars and course bookings BROWSE Tell us how we can help We are happy to talk through your construction sales and marketing challenges CONTACT US What s New COURSE Construction Industry Overview BLOG Thoughts on planning Construction marketing strategy BLOG The Decision Making Chain five key stages of construction product

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  • NEW eBook: Understanding the changing dynamics of product specification | Competitive Advantage
    Helen Leave a comment Tweet The construction industry is vital to our economy Construction accounts for almost 7 of the UK economy as a whole contributing nearly 90billion Construction provides the buildings we live and work in and the infrastructure that supports our lives To be able to influence the specification of a product it is first necessary to understand what a specification is and how it is created Then it is necessary to gain skills to relate to specifiers and build relationships with those in the Decision Making Unit DMU Adopting a specification selling approach allows the focus to move away from price alone The process requires the presentation of product benefits far beyond the simple ability of the product to do its job These benefits vary depending on who you are talking to No longer will a simple sales message be suitable for everyone on the project team they need to receive tailored messages This eBook aims to provide an understanding of the Decision Making Unit DMU Decision making process Influences on product selection Types of specification and why they are selected External influences on specification Purchase online now Construction industry knowledge hub Effective specification strategies Post navigation Previous Next Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Name Email Website You may use these HTML tags and attributes a href title abbr title acronym title b blockquote cite cite code del datetime em i q cite s strike strong Learn more about Building Information Modelling Communicating with the industry Construction market activity Effective specification strategies Marketing in construction Sustainability Understanding the construction industry Understanding your customer n Select by type n Blog News Article Report eBook Youtube Video Book Review Slideshare Infographic Event Twitter Chat Construction Sales Marketing eNews

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  • Recruiting a Specification Salesperson | Competitive Advantage
    first and selling second Skills can be grouped into three broad categories Technical knowhow What specifiers want is technical information and advice they want to deal with a manufacturer or supplier who can provide good quality comprehensive information on demand Therefore training your new recruit is important You need to ensure they are fully informed about your construction products Equally you should encourage them to have a thorough understanding of the construction industry This can also be achieved through regular training as well as encouraging them to attending industry events and reading the technical press Your specification salespersons should be able to Understands the design and construction process Understand each project and demonstrate relevant product benefits Answer 80 of product questions immediately Self management Unlike an office based role a sales role can be lonely and difficult to succeed the salesman needs to be self motivated A bad day on your own suffering a series of knock backs is very difficult Perseverance and good support from the company is needed to maintain the drive and enthusiasm to continue Your specification salespersons should be able to Use time effectively for maximum leverage focusing on the key opportunities Understand the relationships within the project team and who the decision makers are Be patience and have the organisational skills to monitor a project from beginning to end Research organisation backgrounds to ensure they attend meetings fully prepared Interpersonal skills Good interpersonal skills are required to build close relationships with members of the project team gathering and exchanging information about the project The specification salesperson requires good communication skills both on a one to one basis and in group presentations i e a technical seminar They need to have a fact finding attitude to identify opportunities They also need the patience to be involved from the start of a project until its completion Monitoring progress and influencing the Decision Making Unit Your specification salespersons should be able to demonstrate Good questioning and listening skills together with a problem solving attitude Good communication skills at a one to one level as well as in group presentations They can speak the specifiers language and reflect the personality of the contact Enthusiasm and self motivation An understanding of decision making process and how to influence it An ability to maximise opportunities by effectively researching projects and organisations Conclusion Good product knowledge is a very important sales skill Of almost equal importance is an understanding of the construction industry including contractual relationships the roles of the different members of the construction team and knowledge of the legislation Specifiers do not want to be sold to They want to deal with technically competent people Design advice on demand accurate and reliable An ongoing relationships not a project selling approach You also need your sales person to have the self motivation and discipline to manage their workload efficiently You need to ensure they have the skills and tools to monitor the market build a network of contacts develop customer strategies

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  • Sustainability update: April | Competitive Advantage
    Helen Leave a comment Tweet Version 3 of the Green DealCode of Practice has just been published by DECC they have also published a draft of version 4 that will replace version 3 in due course There are calls for the Green Deal to be thrown a lifeline with only 33 plans being recorded in February The Government is providing funding of 88 million to 24 local authorities with the aim to help around 32 000 households install energy efficiency improvements Construction industry knowledge hub Effective specification strategies Sustainability Understanding the construction industry Post navigation Previous Next Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Name Email Website You may use these HTML tags and attributes a href title abbr title acronym title b blockquote cite cite code del datetime em i q cite s strike strong Learn more about Building Information Modelling Communicating with the industry Construction market activity Effective specification strategies Marketing in construction Sustainability Understanding the construction industry Understanding your customer n Select by type n Blog News Article Report eBook Youtube Video Book Review Slideshare Infographic Event Twitter Chat Construction Sales Marketing eNews Get the latest in Construction

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