‘Just click here’

No, we’re not talking about the Internet “spam” that promises to make you an instant winner when you click on the site

No, we’re not talking about the Internet “spam” that promises to make you an instant winner when you click on the site, but rather a new construction portal designed to give you more of what Asphalt Contractor and other Cygnus construction magazines offer in the way of products and stories designed to improve your profitability. We know managing your assets and applying best practices are critical to the success of your business, and www.forconstructionpros.com is another tool you can use to gather valuable insight into how other contractors address the day-to-day challenges they face in running a construction business, as well as the equipment solutions they invest in to effectively and profitably execute their respective construction tasks.

The greatest learning tool for professionals in this industry is the ability to interact with other contractors who are willing to share their experiences. But finding the time to get together with your peers when you need help most can be difficult. Fortunately, the Internet provides the ability to bring the construction community right to your fingertips. Our new website, www.forconstructionpros.com, enables you to obtain peer-to-peer feedback on a 24/7 basis. The new site features a series of topic-related forums, called Tailgate Talk, where you can share questions and ideas with other contractors who have been there/done that. Need an innovative solution to a problem? Just post the question to one of the forums and gain insights from your fellow contractors all across the country.

In addition to peer forums, www.forconstructionpros.com delivers the most complete collection of equipment updates, management tips and industry news available. Along with Asphalt Contractor, the site draws from four other leading industry publications — Equipment Today, Rental Product News, Pavement and Concrete Concepts — supplying information on hundreds of products and dozens of stories on topics directly related to commercial construction.

You can easily access the following resources:

  • Running Your Business — Information to help you effectively manage the shop and office, plus stay on top of safety and regulatory information and training.
  • Jobsite Solutions — Real-life stories of how contractors have been able to overcome jobsite challenges by implementing the latest equipment technology and industry techniques.
  • Trade Shows — Information on upcoming events, including regional and national equipment expositions and conference programs.
  • Weather — Weather data specific to your area so you can efficiently schedule project activities.

The site will also feature an equipment gallery, industry links, a job search area, etc. So, click here — www.forconstructionpros.com— and hopefully you’ll find some winning ideas; then let us know how we can make it better.