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Resources to help you make decisions for your business in uncertain times


Caitlin Maddock-Bahr | Social Media & Content Manager


It’s important to prepare your business for whatever the future may bring, especially in times like this. Our Caterpillar team is working to support you the best we can, and here we’ve gathered some tips and resources to help you navigate this year and beyond.

If there are additional topics that you’d like to hear from our team about, please reach out to us on social media. 

Construction Business Tips - Business Plan
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Construction Business Tips - Business Plan

4 Benefits of an Effective Business Plan

Creating an effective business plan not only gives you a clear vision of your goals, it also comes with other added benefits to help your business stay on track, whatever life may bring.

Construction Business Tips - Caterpillar University
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Construction Business Tips - Caterpillar University

Caterpillar University

School is always in session here at Caterpillar! We have over 250 online courses covering everything from machine operation to safety, and more. Keep learning in order to keep growing, as an individual and as a business. 

Construction Business Tips - Industry Resources
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Construction Business Tips - Industry Resources

Industry Resources for Your Business

Our association partners in various industries, from construction to waste management to agriculture, have created useful tips and tools for you and your business during this time.

Construction Business Tips - Company Culture
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Construction Business Tips - Company Culture

Building a Winning Company Culture

Make sure you’ve built a company culture that will attract the best team to your business. Check out tips here for how to attract new talent to your business, and to your industry.

Construction Business Tips - Finance Budget
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Construction Business Tips - Finance Budget

How to Create a Budget for Your Business

If you’re looking for budgeting 101, Cat Financial has you covered. Click here to get tips on how to create a budget for your business.

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Construction Business Tips - Captive Finance Companies

The Value of Captive Finance Companies

Your equipment helps keep your business running, and in many cases, you need financing in order to fund your efforts. Learn why working with a captive finance company might be a great option for you.

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Construction Business Tips - Finance Hardship

How to Deal with Financial Hardship in the Construction Industry

If your business is feeling the impact of global events, you’re not alone. Here are a few things you can do to help combat some of the financial hardships you may be facing.

Construction Business Tips - Safety Culture Workplace
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Construction Business Tips - Safety Culture Workplace

Creating a Safety Culture Workplace

Staying safe on the job is more critical than ever. Make sure you understand what drives behavior and get tips from Justin Ganchow of Caterpillar Safety Services on building a safety program for your business.

Construction Business Tips - Safety Disinfection Guide
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Construction Business Tips - Safety Disinfection Guide

Disinfection Guide

One of the most important ways to stay safe on the job right now is through regularly disinfecting your machines. Check this blog for details on what areas to pay special attention to, which products to use vs. which to avoid, and other safety tips for your job sites and business. 

Construction Business Tips - Equipment Savings Webinar
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Construction Business Tips - Equipment Savings Webinar

Smart Choices to Cut Your Costs Right Now

Keeping costs down is an important part of a successful operation. Check out this webinar for some simple ways you can make smart equipment choices and save.

Construction Business Tips - Onboard Weighing Systems Webinar
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Construction Business Tips - Onboard Weighing Systems Webinar

Tip the Scales in Your Favor

It’s time to tip the scales in your favor – in this webinar, our product experts will show you how Cat® onboard weighing systems work and how to use them more efficiently.

Construction Business Tips - Cat at Home Equipment Training Series
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Construction Business Tips - Cat at Home Equipment Training Series

Cat at Home Series

We’re covering some machine training, from our homes to yours! Check back each week as we add new sessions and new topics. 

Construction Business Tips - Grade Technology Webinar
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Construction Business Tips - Grade Technology Webinar

GRADE Technology Webinar

Don’t miss this webinar – learn how you can use GRADE technology to make your operations more efficient and boost profits.

Construction Business Tips - Social Media Marketing
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Construction Business Tips - Social Media Marketing

Social Media: Which Channels Are Best to Help Your Business Grow?

Social media has become one of the fastest ways to reach a potential customer. But which channels should you use for your business? 

Construction Business Tips - Google SEO
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Construction Business Tips - Google SEO

Boost Your Construction on Google in Two Simple Steps

If you’re spending more time at home, it’s the perfect opportunity to beef up your business’ web presence.  Check out our site for a few simple tips about how to make your construction business more visible to potential customers on Google. 

Construction Business Tips - Writing for the Web
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Construction Business Tips - Writing for the Web

Writing for the Web

We know that our business’ websites need to be helpful for customers, but did you also know that they need to be easy for search engines to index too?  Keep these things in mind when it comes to your website design and copy and you’ll have a site that’s useful for both groups.

Construction Business Tips - Promoting Your Business Online
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Construction Business Tips - Promoting Your Business Online

How To Promote Your Construction Business Online

If you can’t network face-to-face, why not try it digitally?  There are plenty of great ways to promote your construction or landscaping business online.

More Tips to Help Your Business Grow

Find more useful advice and tips for your excavating operation.

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We know the work has changed, that your day-to-day lives have changed. It has for us, too. We’re working hard to keep our people safe and want to help provide resources for you to do the same. To all of you out there doing the work to support critical infrastructure and essential services, we see you. Thank you for all you do.

Connect with us on social media with questions, concerns or even a shoulder to lean on. We’re here for you, and we’re in this together. Your work matters. 

 

Blog author Caitlin Maddock-Bahr
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Blog author Caitlin Maddock-Bahr

Caitlin Maddock-Bahr

Social Media & Content Manager

Caitlin Maddock-Bahr exercises her storytelling expertise as a social media & digital strategy manager. In this role, she not only helps Caterpillar connect with their audience, but helps customers connect with the brand.