ClockShark Blog

Construction Marketing 101 – 12 Tips for Finding New Clients and Projects

November 13, 2018

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Construction marketing is one of the main factors that contribute to having a winning construction project. But where do you start? Contractors are really hard workers, which makes them inadvertently bad at marketing their companies. They are often so focused on their projects that they aren’t aware of what’s going on around them. Before they […]

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12 Cost Report Mistakes You Should Avoid

September 25, 2018

12 Cost Report Mistakes You Should Avoid

Are your project cost reports worth the paper they’re printed on? In a previous article, I discussed how important it is to know whether your project is making or losing money. Some contractors don’t bother with project cost reports. They simply hope for the best, and that the project ends profitably. While contractors do sometimes […]

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Do You Have Good Communication On Your Construction Project?

August 21, 2018

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Good Communication Is Essential on Construction Projects Let’s talk good communication. The famous playwright George Shaw wrote that “the single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”  We all communicate every day, but is our communication effective? One of the most important aspects of managing a construction project is being […]

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Four Ways Poor Logistics Management Can Affect Your Business

August 7, 2018

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Logistics management is the cornerstone of any successful business. While we’ve talked about common mistakes in “Who Else Wants Better Construction Project Logistics?” , we haven’t talked about the consequences that those mistakes can have on the health of your business. Let’s be extremely clear: these mistakes have serious consequences and you need to be […]

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Claiming Business Expenses Checklist: How To Get Things Right

July 24, 2018

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Research shows that as much as 72% of self-employed in the UK handle taxes without any professional help. Most small business owners are probably aware of the fact that company purchases reduce their tax bill but not everyone knows how it works exactly. Business expenses reduce your tax bill In a nutshell, income tax is […]

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Introducing: ClockShark and Xero Integration

July 19, 2018

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ClockShark & Xero: Partners in Time and Payroll We are excited to announce that ClockShark now integrates with Xero, a leading accounting software for small businesses. Using Xero with ClockShark, you can quickly export time records to your Xero account for invoicing, payroll, or just for fun! 😄 You may have noticed that so far […]

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Construction Pro Manager Review

September 29, 2017

Construction Pro Manager Review

Construction Pro Manager is document management software that specializes in assisting construction project managers and contractors with keeping documents organized, being able to control the project and follow up on details quickly.  Construction Pro Manager is a cloud-based software solution.  There are mobile apps available for a variety of platforms including IOS, Blackberry OS, Android, […]

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New Features: Manager Permissions and Who’s Working Now on Mobile

September 5, 2017

New Manager Permissions

It’s that time again! We’ve got some exciting new features to announce. You can now see Who’s Working Now via the mobile app, along with their GPS locations, notes and any file attachments they’ve added. But that’s not all! The new Manager Permissions feature allows you to setup specific Employees with permission to access features […]

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Review of Raken – Daily Reporting App

June 16, 2017

In my quest for finding a replacement for my paper trail on the job site, I recently tried out The Raken App.  I am so glad I decided to give it a try!  It is much easier than having all that paper to track down and keep track of.  There are so many little things […]

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How clients accidentally sabotage construction projects, and how you can stop it

May 4, 2017

Will your client contribute to your construction projects success, or to its failure? Regrettably, sometimes projects end badly. They are of poor quality, aren’t fit for purpose, they are completed late, they end over budget, have people injured or killed during construction, or they do not deliver value for money. When construction projects go wrong […]

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