Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is The Blue Book Network®?
  • How do I qualify to get listed on TheBlueBook.com?
  • How does The Blue Book Network® ensure that its classifications remain current with today's construction industry?
  • How often are TheBlueBook.com listings updated?
  • How do I advertise with The Blue Book Network®?
  • What is ProView® ?
  • How is ProView® different than other ways to market my company?
  • How often should I update my ProView®?
  • Can I have more than one ProView®?
  • My ProView® is not coming up on the first page of search results. How do I fix that?
  • Why are there competitors of mine listed on my ProView®?
  • What is ProView® messaging?
  • How do I get a ProView?
  • How do I request a quote for supplies, materials and equipment?
  • What else do you offer to help me grow my business?

 

What is The Blue Book Network®?

The Blue Book Network® is the largest and most active network in the commercial construction industry. We bring the industry together to forge connections and build relationships. 

We have expanded our product and service offerings to include digital workflow solutions for all your projects— from design to post-construction. 

This is our commitment to you: We will make it easier and more lucrative to find and spec products, share project documents, streamline bid communications and view, markup and takeoff documents.
 

How do I qualify to get listed on TheBlueBook.com?

Professionals who provide a product or service to the commercial construction industry qualify for a listing on TheBlueBook.com. To request your complimentary listing please Request your complimentary listing.
 

How does The Blue Book Network® ensure that its classifications remain current with today's construction industry?

In order to make The Blue Book Network® more useful for buyers and sellers, the Editorial Department conducts daily classification oversight, identifying obsolete classification titles and developing new classifications. Classifications are created and updated with information from industry directories and publications, websites, provider and user surveys, and national trade shows. The Editorial Department maintains an extensive ongoing category file of discontinued, underdeveloped, and potential classification title areas.
 

How often are TheBlueBook.com listings updated?

The Editorial Department is responsible for maintaining the extensive Blue Book Network® database, as well as locating and qualifying new companies to participate in the Network. Our files are kept current and accurate year round through thousands of verification notices and phone calls to new and existing users. Company information is updated daily and changes are published on the TheBlueBook.com within one business day.
 

How do I advertise with The Blue Book Network®?

Qualified professionals providing a product or service to the commercial construction industry can contact their local Blue Book Network® Business Development Consultant or The Blue Book Network® headquarters at 800-431-2584 regarding advertising rates.
 

What is ProView® ?

ProView® is the most effective way to show buyers your company’s qualifications and provide fast answers to their questions.
 

How is ProView® different than other ways to market my company?

Your ProView® presents your critical company information in a professional format. Give your potential customers the answers they need in one place.
 

How often should I update my ProView®?

The more frequently the better! Include key information like current projects, and image gallery pictures. Keeping your information up-to-date is vital to being pre-qualified.
 

Can I have more than one ProView®?

Yes, some companies will have more than one ProView®. Depending on the type of work you do, you may want a different ProView® to highlight different aspects of your business.
 

My ProView® is not coming up on the first page of search results. How do I fix that?

Only Blue Book Network® Premier Members are listed on the first page of Network search results. To find out more information about becoming a Premier Network member please click here.
 

Why are there competitors of mine listed on my ProView®?

Competitors are easily removed from your ProView® by becoming a Premier Network Member.
 

What is ProView® messaging?

ProView® Messaging gets you in direct communication with companies in The Blue Book Network® via their ProView. It can be used to build new relationships and inquire about project opportunities. Performance Ratings and Referral Networks are also managed using ProView® Messaging.
 

How do I get a ProView?

If you’re unsure whether or not you have a ProView visit ProView.build and enter your phone number.
If you do not have a ProView, but would like to get started with one claim your ProView® here.
 

How do I request a quote for supplies, materials and equipment?

Request a complimentary quote from the Network by completing the Quick Quotes form.
 

What else do you offer to help me grow my business?

The Blue Book Network® offers a wide array of products for the commercial construction industry. For more information about our products and workflow solutions click here.
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