buildingsource Top 5 links from May 2013

by Karen Davis Burton of Building Industry Resources

These four articles and one video outline steps for developing business, sealing the deal, and incorporating cloud-based technology in your business.

Strategies for Success: Business development is not a department, but part of the fabric of your business, and everyone should be involved.

Social Studies: Representatives of HOK, Perkins + Will and HDR share how A&D firms can better leverage their presence online. 

13 FAQs about Cloud-based Applications: What's "the cloud," and how will it affect my business data?

5 Reasons Why Every Professional Should Have a Personal Website: With fewer jobs and more competition, self-promotion is becoming increasingly more important.

[Video] 3 Steps to Close the Deal: You've made the pitch, now move your prospect toward "yes."