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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 build-to-order structures industry. Simply use the tags below to filter content on the industry that best applies to you. Happy reading! 😊

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Understanding ROI with a ShedView 3D Designer

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Tags: Sheds

Make it personal: product customization is going mainstream

Consumers continue to spend more time researching their purchases before ever contacting the manufacturer or seller of the...


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Tags: Product Configurator, Carports, Sheds,

So you want to start a build-to-order business?

Occasionally, we are contacted by entrepreneurs who are considering embarking on a new build-to-order business. Most of these...


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Tags: 3D configurator, Product Configurator, Carports,

Online Sales 101: What is a 3D configurator?

If you're in the building industry, you've probably heard of 3D configuration. But what does that really mean?


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Tags: Carports, Sheds, Buildings

Online Sales 101: The Do's & Don'ts of Web Design

Product websites should serve one primary purpose: getting visitors to take the next step. Whether it's submitting contact...


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Tags: Carports, Sheds, Buildings

Online Sales 101: Understanding the Current E-commerce Climate

Once upon a time, when a new purchase was in order, Americans took to malls, storefronts and lots. We would wade through...


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Tags: Carports, Sheds, Buildings

Online Sales 101: Why your ads may not be working

Have you spent time and money on advertisements and outreach, only to create a handful of leads? Some simple insights from the...


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Online Sales 101: Generating Quality Leads, Continued

Congratulations! A prospective customer has demonstrated interest in one of your products by sending you an email or...


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Tags: Sheds

Online Sales 101: Generating Quality Leads

"Leads" are no new concept to any professional in the build-to-order industry. Whether you sell sheds, carports, or another...


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Tags: Sheds

Five Critical Considerations when Selecting a Shed Configurator

 

Adding a shed design and quote tool (“shed configurator”) to your website will substantially improve your customers’...


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Tags: Sheds

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