October/November 2016

Marketing your Business Better

You run a successful manufacturing operation. Your retail lot teems with beautiful sheds. You may have remote display lots, giving you a stronger physical presence with a greater geographic reach. In short your business is good, but how can you make it better? On the pages of Shed Builder Magazine,[Read More…]

Builder Donates to Pennsylvania- New Jersey Locations

Elite Outdoor Structures, in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, has been providing Pennsylvania and New Jersey areas with quality outdoor structures and installation for many years, according to the company. The company says it was integral to the finalization of the Perkasie Dog Park in Perkasie, Pennsylvania, with a donated shed. The Perkasie[Read More…]

From Shed Builder to Retail Entrepreneur

Many shed builders got into the business because they found demand for their skill. But to keep that demand coming, it’s critical to have a solid retail component connected to your shed business. If you’re looking to sell your work yourself, consider these five tips for expanding your building business[Read More…]

Builder Reaches Sales Milestone

Cleary Building Corp. in Verona, Wisconsin, reached a milestone in June, reporting the sale of its 102,000th building. The company says that Garden City, Kansas, building sales specialist Jeff DeWitt sold the structure to the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Dodge City, Kansas. According to Cleary, the building will be used[Read More…]

Coaching Your Dealers

The word “coaching” is often used to describe any profession that mixes training, counseling, and advising for business, leadership, or sports. “Coaching” can also refer to a management style of how you communicate with all the people around you. The opposite of the coaching style of management is the directive[Read More…]

Myths & Misconceptions

Rent to Own (RTO) is probably one of the most misunderstood aspects of what we do in this industry, but we would like to show you why it is good for business. From being confused with financing, to wondering why it costs any more than simply paying cash, to having[Read More…]

Marketing for 2017 Message & Medium

What’s your marketing strategy for 2017? No doubt as you head into the fourth quarter of the year, you’re thinking about next year, and how you’re going to grow your business. It’s easy to get bogged down in the details when you start planning for next year, but let’s take[Read More…]

Q & A: The Customer Is Always Right

    Not every part of the country is the same. Whether it’s the land, the people, the economy, each region of the United States has its own certain needs and wants. That’s true when it comes to sheds as well. Outback Wood Products of San Diego started in 2001,[Read More…]

Tuff Shed Celebrates 35th Anniversary, Growth

Tuff Shed Inc., a supplier of storage buildings and garages based in Denver, celebrated its 35th anniversary this summer, the company reports. Tuff Shed says it has experienced significant growth over the last five years, rebounding nicely from the economic downturn that hit the construction industry particularly hard during 2010[Read More…]

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