Laurel, Md., March 29, 2011—Victoria Downing, president of Remodelers Advantage, is now an international columnist.
This year, Downing began writing columns on business management for Contractor Advantage, a magazine for Canadian professional contractors that is published by Castle Building Centres Group Ltd., based in Mississauga, Ontario. Contractor Advantage has a circulation of more than 24,000 and is published bi-monthly. Its editorial content includes how-to features for building specific projects and installing products, articles on green building, and business management content intended to help its readers manage and grow their bottom lines.
Downing’s columns appear in the magazine’s Business Strategies section. As she does in her multiple roles as a Remodelers Advantage Roundtable coach, business consultant, conference speaker, and author, Downing draws on her comprehensive knowledge of the remodeling industry to supply Contractor Advantage readers with hands-on, practical guidance and best practices on a variety of business management topics, including financial management, goal-setting, human resources, work-life balance, sales and marketing, diversifying, and smart growth.
“Our readers depend on us to be the eyes, ears, and voice of the Canadian contracting industry and to supply them with information to not only survive but thrive in their individual markets and business niches,” says Paul Barker, managing editor of Contractor Advantage magazine. “Because she works closely with business leaders in the American remodeling industry, Victoria is well positioned to share their collective business acumen—and hers—with our readers. We are proud to have her as Contractor Advantage’s newest business columnist.”
Remodelers Advantage is a 30-year-old consulting firm dedicated to helping remodelers improve their businesses, boost their profits, and enjoy the benefits of working smarter and more efficiently. In addition to business coaching and profiling services, networking opportunities, and a full compliment of books, CDs, and other business management resources, the firm offers an ever-expanding series of continuing education programs, including conferences, workshops, and seminars.
To learn the benefits of becoming a Remodelers Advantage member, visit www.remodelersadvantage.com301-490-5620, ext. 105. or contact Victoria Downing at Victoria@RemodelersAdvantage.com