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2014 AHR Expo: Contractor Services + Software

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The NEWS was very busy at the AHR Expo in New York City, visiting as many booths as possible in search of new products. Below is a comprehensive list of all the contractor services and software products we found on the show floor.


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Net Results: Carolina Comfort Air

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The NEWS and Ben Landers, president and CEO of Blue Corona, examine high-quality HVAC contractor websites and discern what makes them so successful.


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Contractors Find Data Solutions in the Cloud

Diskless Technology Gains Favor Amongst Contractors
By Joanna R. Turpin
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Cloud computing involves being able to access services and store data over the Internet rather than relying on a local computing device (e.g., laptop, desktop, tablet) to run the software or store the data. 


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Does Your Company Need a Social Media Policy?

Contractors Discuss How and Why Oversight Is Needed
By Joanna R. Turpin
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Many contractors are crafting policies that spell out how and when social media can be utilized, both personally and on behalf of the company.


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The Complex World of Website Design

Many Factors Involved in Optimizing a Website
By Joanna R. Turpin
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Customers want websites that are organized, informational, and easy to navigate, while contractors want websites that attract visitors and ultimately convert them into customers.


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Building a Better Website

Optimizing Website Development and SEO
By Greg Mazurkiewicz
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Your website needs to work just as hard as you do, representing your company 24/7 online. You need to carefully plan and design your website to get maximum value out of it. Then you need to apply the best practices of search engine optimization (SEO) to make sure people find your site.


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What’s Happening After Sales Training?

Everyone Benefits from Sharpened Sales Procedures
By Jim Hughes
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Sales techniques really do work in all markets, and when they are not working, they are not being used correctly. 


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By Failing to Plan, You’re Planning to Fail

January is a Great Time to Look at the Big Picture
By Butch Welsch
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It is necessary for us to step back and look at the big picture, at times, to make sure that our contracting firm is really headed in the right direction. 


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Marketing Magic: Video Marketing - Minefield or Moneymaker

Contracting Videos Vary by Target Audience
By Adams Hudson
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There’s no question that video is effective, but how does that effectiveness translate into the marketplace? 


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Employees Are Family at Kennihan’s

Pennsylvania Contractor Gives Back to Employees, Customers, Community
By Jen Anesi
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For the Kennihans’ dedication to their employees’ welfare and careers, Kennihan Plumbing, Heating, and Air Conditioning has been recognized as The NEWS’ Best Contractor to Work For in the East region.


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2014 Energy Efficiency Forum

Highlights from the 25th annual Energy Efficiency Forum in Washington, D.C.

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NEWSMakers: Joseph Groh

Joseph Groh, an industry veteran boasting 35 years of HVAC experience, discusses the 2008 bicycle accident that cut his career tragically short, and how the Joseph S. Groh Foundation is his way of giving back to the construction trade. Posted on Aug. 22.

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