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Managing retainage: Using Knowify to fill the gaps in QuickBooks Online

If you do commercial work, retainage is a fact of life. And if you’re like many trade contractors, you manage retainage using QuickBooks.  While doable, it isn’t ideal. Retainage is a contract-level process. QuickBooks is excellent accounting so…

Construction accounting
Production abstraction displaying retainage percentages for work and materials | An alternative to managing retainage with QuickBooks for trade contractors | Knowify
Managing retainage: Using Knowify to fill the gaps in QuickBooks Online

If you do commercial work, retainage is a fact of life. And if you’re like many trade contractors, y…

Abstract visual with a triangle exclamation icon | 3 problems killing your profits that you can solve with job costing | Knowify
3 profit-killing problems you can solve with job costing

For contractors, the road to success is riddled with obstacles. In the face of ever-changing materia…

Illustration of construction worker | Mastering construction job costing | Knowify
Mastering construction job costing: A contractors guide

As a business owner, ask yourself: do you know exactly how much money you’re making on each project …

Business management
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Electrical contractor software buyer’s guide: Find the perfect tool for your business

Success in the electrical trades requires a combination of intelligence and hard work, but this alon…

Picture of a construction jobsite at sunset | Navigating your slow season | Knowify
Expert advice: How to survive and thrive during your slow season

While the sun was shining, business was booming. The calls never stopped, and jobs were plenty. But …

Abstract visual with a magnifier icon | 5 areas to focus on for a more profitable business in 2024 | Knowify
5 areas to focus on for a more profitable business in 2024

At the end of the year, most business owners will take a moment to reflect on how the year went and …

Project execution
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Making a construction schedule: Construction scheduling basics

In the construction industry, one of the biggest challenges is ensuring everything and everyone is i…

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Construction document management: How to streamline your projects

Construction document management is a process for organizing, storing, and facilitating all relevant…

Abstraction of a blue print of a commercial project | Bid to win | Knowify
How to master the construction bidding process

Creating accurate, timely bids is one of the most essential components for any contracting or constr…

Team management
Smartphone frame with a construction site picture | How to use software to simplify labor management | Knowify
How to use software to simplify labor management

Experienced contractors are more likely to finish projects on-schedule and under-budget with a relia…

Smartphone frame overlaid on a construction site picture | 5 ways to get your team on board with new software | Knowify
5 ways to get your team on board with new software

Experts say it takes about 2 months to form a new habit. When it comes to implementing new technolog…

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5 ways to beat the heat on jobsites this summer

Lucky for us over at Knowify, we get to stay indoors in a cool, air conditioned space. We know, howe…

Construction news
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New York Build

New York is hosting one of the largest construction and design events in the city next week: New Yor…

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World of Concrete 2023

Concrete results you’ll see all year. World of Concrete 2023 starts its educational track toda…

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ABC tech report: what contractors need to know

Released in September of 2022, the Associated Builders and Contractors released its latest tech repo…

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