The Blue Book Building and Construction Network and .BUILD have signed
an agreement for a joint marketing initiative to provide targeted "URLs"
exclusively for companies in the construction industry.
As an approved registry, .BUILD will be one of several new top level
domains (TLD) launched in 2014 that provide an opportunity for companies
to improve their web presence with the power of an industry-specific
domain name. The Blue Book Network will be working closely with .BUILD
to help commercial construction companies secure their targeted domain
and appropriate domain name registration. These targeted domains will
become an integral part of any company's web presence and SEO strategy
in 2014 and moving forward.
"We are excited to be combining this URL offering with our new ProView
technology, providing a robust combination of content and positioning
designed to help contractors, subcontractors and suppliers get found,
qualified and hired by the companies that require their products and
services," explained Rich Johnson, President of The Blue Book Building
and Construction Network. "In the same vein, the combination of the
.BUILD URL and ProView technology will simplify the qualification
process for those companies looking to hire," h added.
"We could not have a better partner to help us transition the building
industry into the exciting and challenging landscape of the new
Internet," says George Minardos, CEO and Founder of .BUILD. "The Blue
Book has consistently balanced its one hundred year history as a trusted
source for building information with its cutting edge technological
innovations. This is the perfect complement to our shared vision of
maximizing the opportunity for the building industry to connect,
collaborate and construct online. "
Both companies are exhibiting at the 2014 ConExpo Show, taking place
this week in Las Vegas. If you are attending, please stop by The Blue
Book Network Booth, number 65632 and the .BUILD booth, number 65831 in
the South Technology Hall, for more information.
About The Blue Book Building and Construction Network
The Blue Book Network, now an employee-owned enterprise, is the largest
and most active construction network in the United States. For over one
hundred years, the commercial construction community has turned to The
Blue Book Network for accurate, complete and up-to-date information on
the people and products required for their projects. The company
maintains a nationwide industry search engine at thebluebook.com and
publishes 28 regional directories annually. In addition, The Blue Book
Network provides a complete suite of digital marketing, workflow and
education resources for the industry.
.BUILD is the TLD designed especially for the online needs of the
building industry, one of the world's largest vertical markets. From
roads to skyscrapers, .BUILD will be the Internet hub for builders of
every kind. Conceived and run by industry veterans, .BUILD brings a
wealth of real world experience to the .BUILD vision. The registry will
be more than just another generic TLD. It will be an online community
dedicated to serving builders through enhanced search, website design,
news, information and virtual markets. The registry has formed strategic
partnerships with the best in the business. With physical offices in
Santa Monica, California, .BUILD currently lives online at www.dotbuild.co.
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