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What Shaped Your Industry? The History of Heavy Equipment

The more we work with our dealers, the more we learn about the industries we’re helping them serve. Today, we’re taking an even closer look at a primary vertical of our commercial industry’s history: heavy equipment. We know that this industry is an extremely influential industry, seeing as it is larger than any single manufacturing segment of the U.S. economy. We will be presenting an overview of the past 50 years and what particular events in this timeline have shaped the industry. ... Continue Reading

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Employee Satisfaction

Is employee satisfaction a top priority for your business? Do you consider this an area that can always be improved? Hopefully, you answered yes to both of these questions, as we think this area should not only have a high priority but should also never cease to be improved upon. Afterall, employees who are happy at work are 12% more productive than those who aren’t! Wouldn’t you love to see the productivity of your team go up by 12%? Imagine what more you could accomplish!... Continue Reading

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Thoughts on Industry Automation

The construction industry has always been a huge revenue generator, with one of the largest GDP’s of any industry for our country. However, like any industry, it comes with its fair share of problems, most of which stem from working conditions. These conditions include the lack of improvement in safety regulations, a large number of incidents, lack of interest in employment in the industry, just to name a few. The need for innovation within the industry has grown over the years and has finally met its time. With the workload and spend of the industry ever growing, implementing automated equipment and intellectual technology could be revolutionary.  ... Continue Reading

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Kickstart Your Commercial Dealership’s Social Pages With Our Content Suggestions!

Do you want to be more active on your dealership’s social pages, but don’t know what to post? Lucky for you, we’ve come up with a lot of suggestions for posts that will help you engage with your followers on social media. We brainstormed and outlined post examples specific to different departments at your dealership, including your parts department, your front desk team, and your sales department. In our guide, you will also find tips to enhancing your social page’s presence without even having to post. Check out these tips by clicking the button below and let us know what you think!... Continue Reading

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Recent Feature: Big Iron Dealer

If you missed our talk at AED Summit last month, you can catch up on what we disscussed in this recent feature on Big Iron Dealer where they recount our tips on social media for your industry. We pride ourselves on not only being industry experts in the realm of social media, but also for providing a social media management service exclusively for the commercial industry! Connect with us at marketing@commercialwebservices.com for more information on what this offering looks like. And check out the article below to see what we suggest you do on these platforms!... Continue Reading

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The Social Buzz: Facebook Marketplace

If you are using Facebook’s mobile app you might have noticed a change at the bottom of your screen recently! What used to be Facebook’s messenger icon has now transformed into a little window with a scalloped awning. At the beginning of October, Facebook rolled out a new feature on their mobile app called Marketplace. Marketplace will allow mobile Facebook users to access their local buyers and sellers market the same way they would on Craigslist or eBay. Similar to Craigslist, buyers are able to communicate with sellers but cannot make e-commerce transactions on this platform. ... Continue Reading

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How to Reduce your Carbon Footprint

Im sure you’ve heard the term “carbon footprint” thrown around a lot in the past few years, but what exactly does it mean? To put it simply, your carbon footprint is what you do on a day to day basis that contributes to carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere. Why is this bad? Carbon dioxide traps heat in the atmosphere, and that means a poor polar bear standing on a pathetic chunk of ice watching his homeland melt is looking to you for answers.... Continue Reading

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Best Truck Stops in the USA

What’s more traditional than an All-American trucking stop? Truck stops have been serving drivers all around the United States for more than 60 years, but a truck stop has become so much more than just a place to stop and refuel. Truck stops now offer gourmet food, retail stores, live entertainment and so much more. We have compiled a list of the top ten truck stops you must hit your breaks for. To get started, lets begin with #10 and go through #6! Be sure to check back tomorrow for the top 5. ... Continue Reading

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New Job? Here’s How To Have A Great First Day

Starting a new job? If so, I have some great tips on how you can have a great first day. First of all, let me start out by saying congratulations. The seventeen rough drafts you made of your resume paid off. You nailed the interview and accepted the job. Is the hard part over? Honestly, it’s just beginning. Now you’ve got to show up at your new job and put all your skills on your resume to work. Although you want to contribute right away and get the ball rolling, make sure you take a moment to prepare.  Here are some ways you can get ready for your first day: ... Continue Reading

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