Shed Industry Blog

At IdeaRoom we strive to provide valuable resources to the industries we serve. In this blog, we publish best practices, industry news and technology guides for the shed industry.

605 Sheds Uses Analytics from ShedView to Enhance Business

605 Sheds Uses Analytics from ShedView to Enhance Business

Although 605 Sheds is a relatively young company, it has ambitious plans and sophisticated tactics for achieving its goals. They have been investing heavily in advertising and technology to scale … Continued

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Case Study: Shed Depot NC Increased Average Sales Price with ShedView

Case Study: Shed Depot NC Increased Average Sales Price with ShedView

Conquering Complexity When he signed up for ShedView, Joshua Payne, General Manager for Shed Depot North Carolina, was expecting great results but he was still surprised by the substantial impact … Continued

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Build v. Buy: Deciding between Custom and Licensed Software

Build v. Buy: Deciding between Custom and Licensed Software

When you need business software, an early big decision is whether to build custom software or license existing software products. As with most decisions, there are pros and cons to each approach and … Continued

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Why Shed Companies should Embrace Omnichannel Retail

Why Shed Companies should Embrace Omnichannel Retail

While “omnichannel retail” may sound like pretentious corporate jargon, it is important for any retailer to understand. Simply put, the term “omnichannel retail” refers to brands making their … Continued

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CRM, CPQ, POS: Decoding the Alphabet Soup of Software

CRM, CPQ, POS: Decoding the Alphabet Soup of Software

Sorting through the many varieties of business software can be daunting and confusing. What is the difference between a CRM and CPQ? Which programs are relevant to my business? What would I use them … Continued

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ShedView Configurator is a “Win-Win” Solution for Dakota Storage

ShedView Configurator is a “Win-Win” Solution for Dakota Storage

One of the keys to Dakota Storage Buildings Building, LLC’s success is seeking win-win circumstances in all their relationships including with employees, suppliers, and customers. As the internet has … Continued

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IdeaRoom Announces 17 ShedView Configurators Launched in 2018

IdeaRoom Announces 17 ShedView Configurators Launched in 2018

IdeaRoom has launched 17 new ShedView shed configurators in the first half of 2018 with more scheduled to ship in the coming weeks. ShedView is quickly changing how custom sheds are sold. Already in … Continued

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What is a Shed Configurator? And Why You Should Care.

What is a Shed Configurator? And Why You Should Care.

Shed Configurator Defined A shed configurator is an online software that produces a 3D image of a shed that is easily manipulated by your customers. It allows your customers to customize their sheds … Continued

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IdeaRoom Showcases ShedView Shed Configurator at Big Shed Show

IdeaRoom Showcases ShedView Shed Configurator at Big Shed Show

IdeaRoom CEO, Russ Whitney, presenting a seminar about shed configurators at the Big Shed Show 2017. The IdeaRoom team had the privilege of attending and presenting at the Big Shed Show 2017 in … Continued

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Client Case Study — How Studio Shed Leverages IdeaRoom’s Online Shed Configurator to Create a Nation-wide, Online Shed Company

Client Case Study — How Studio Shed Leverages IdeaRoom’s Online Shed Configurator to Create a Nation-wide, Online Shed Company

Studio Shed's Origin Story The idea for Studio Shed started because its founder had too many mountain bikes and too little storage space. It grew into an online backyard buildings company that now … Continued

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