Blog

How Contractors can Capitalize on Social Media

There’s more than a few ways you can find a contractor in 2015. Which one is most popular you ask? There is not a single correct answer to that question. The typical person looking for a contractor realizes how important it is to make the right choice. There is a lot of money and frustration on the line. Many people will use any and all means at their disposal to check on a potential contractor before even giving them a call.

Social media has become an integral part of our daily lives. It has also become a place for businesses to make connections, network & spread the word about anything they would like to share. Despite the unlimited potential social media marketing offers electrical contractors, only some of them use it. Even less use it properly.
CapitalTristate provides electrical products, lighting, and services to contractors, builders, and end-users in the Mid-Atlantic States. We service our customers from over 50 locations throughout Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Virginia and from our state-of-the-art 220,000 square foot headquarters and CDC in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Our mission is to be the electrical distributor of choice. Follow us on Facebook using these simple steps.
Nearly 1 Billion people use Facebook every day. If you are a contractor or own any business in the electric, HVAC, or construction fields, you need to be on Facebook, too. The reason is the only reason that matters - you’ll make more money.

As the New Year approaches, so do thoughts and plans concerning New Year’s Resolutions. Where should you be investing in the New Year? Here are 9 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Business in 2017   Employees 1. Training – Employees are the lifeblood of any company. Well-trained people have not...

Happy New Year from your friends at CapitalTristate, The Electrical Distributor of Choice! All CapitalTristate locations will be CLOSED from time to time in observance of the many holidays throughout the year. As always, you can call our Emergency Opening Service at 1-866-234-9471 for stocked material, wire cutting,...

Twitter is a 24/7/365 platform for all of the news of the world. The construction industry is covered, like any other industry, in depth. You can learn about code changes & updates, revenues, mergers, Bills being passed, and anything else related to construction. Following the right sources for this information is critical. Here are some of the best sources of construction industry information on Twitter. Contractors of all kinds can benefit by staying up to date!