How to Be a Sought-After Contractor

Recently, Western Specialty Contractors, the self-appointed largest specialty contractor group in the nation, released an article titled How to Avoid Common Mistakes When Selecting Your Contractor. This is not only great information for consumers but also for contractors. This article is perfect for contractors, showing you a few great ways … Read more

Stone Installers Discuss Their Jobs – Warning Strong Language

EDITOR’S WARNING: THIS VIDEO CONTAINS STRONG LANGUAGE NOT SUITABLE FOR ALL VIEWERS! Ever wanted to know what some fabricators/installers honestly think about their jobs? Well, here’s a video that may provide some insight. These two stone installers, who apparently work in Virginia, decided to record their drive to an installation … Read more

Fabricator Profile: Cutting Edge Stoneworks

Even though Cutting Edge Stoneworks is hidden in the back of a standard business park in Mooresville, N.C., with virtually no signage, the company remains a local success. What’s even more intriguing is the fact that owner Mike Giordano believes the company’s success is directly attributable to flying under the … Read more

Fabricator Profile: Cutting Edge Stoneworks

Even though Cutting Edge Stoneworks is hidden in the back of a standard business park in Mooresville, N.C., with virtually no signage, the company remains a local success. What’s even more intriguing is the fact that owner Mike Giordano believes the company’s success is directly attributable to flying under the … Read more

StoneTalk Episode 17: Marty Gould

In episode 17 of Moraware’s StoneTalk podcast, host Patrick Foley interviews Marty Gould, marketing consultant for The Customer Store. Listen to the full podcast to learn all of the following: How marketing differs from selling How to collect valuable information about current customers How to discover new customers just like your … Read more

StoneTalk Episode 16: Jordany Nunes

In this episode of StoneTalk, produced by Moraware, host Patrick Foley speaks with Jordany Nunes of NF Granite, a countertop fabrication shop that has two locations and works primarily with big box stores and contractors. Listen to this episode to learn How to use Big Box stores to grow your … Read more

Fabricator Profile: United Stoneworks Distinguishes Itself from the Competition

Before meeting Mary McGarrity, co-founder of United Stoneworks, Curt Richter was a general contractor who learned early on that he had to differentiate himself from the competition. At that time, he gave his clients tickets to local cooking classes, and it was such a hit that the waiting list grew … Read more

Fabricator Profile: United Stoneworks Distinguishes Itself from the Competition

Before meeting Mary McGarrity, co-founder of United Stoneworks, Curt Richter was a general contractor who learned early on that he had to differentiate himself from the competition. At that time, he gave his clients tickets to local cooking classes, and it was such a hit that the waiting list grew … Read more

MIA Fabricator Benchmarking Survey Deadline Extended

The Marble Institute of America (MIA) has extended the deadline for participating in its annual Fabricator Benchmarking Survey. The new deadline to participate is December 15, and those interested may get more information or participate in the survey HERE. Participants will receive financial benchmarks and metrics for their business in … Read more

MIA Fabricator Benchmarking Survey Deadline Extended

The Marble Institute of America (MIA) has extended the deadline for participating in its annual Fabricator Benchmarking Survey. The new deadline to participate is December 15, and those interested may get more information or participate in the survey HERE. Participants will receive financial benchmarks and metrics for their business in … Read more