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  • Window & Door Magazine runs news items about new hires and promotions at windowanddoor.com, in the weekly e-newsletter and in every issue of the magazine. We continually run people news items. So, you can submit a news release at any time. NOTE: By submitting images to the submission form, you agree that you/your company are the originator or copyright owner of the work, and that you grant... more »
  • Editor’s Note: New from WDweekly is our revamped industry poll question. Each month, we’ll feature a new poll question or series of questions related to what’s going on in the industry, what’s coming up in the magazine or topics you tell us you want to know about. Plus, post your comments on the subject at hand on the monthly poll page and your thoughts may be... more »
  • Salesperson “A” has many opportunities, and he seems to be able to move through the sales process effortlessly and simultaneously. On paper he doesn’t appear to be any more talented or intelligent than any of his peers, but he closes more deals than his peers. Salesperson “B” is full of confidence and charisma and people naturally like him. He knows and understands... more »
  • Window & Door's annual Crystal Achievement Awards recognize residential window and door manufacturers and component suppliers for their contributions to the industry. Here, you will find tips on submitting a noticeable nomination. You may access the nomination form here. For general information on the awards and different categories, click here. For FAQs about the Crystal Achievement Awards,... more »
  • Editor’s Note: This is part one in a two-part series about credit options for buyers. Next week will examine how prime and second-look financing can work together. When a window breaks, homeowners typically need to get a replacement quickly. Unfortunately, many families don’t have the money lying around to make such a big-ticket purchase when a window emergency arises. To make matters... more »
  • The June/July issue will feature all types of residential windows as well as window components
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  • What’s Really Driving Vinyl Market Dominance?
    Some interesting news hit since the time I wrote my last Talk on windowanddoor.com: President Donald Trump released his proposed 2018 federal budget, and among some of the cuts was the proposed elimination of the Energy Star program. Putting politics aside, the budget was, of course, simply a draft, and is subject to much change before it resembles anything close to law. It also isn’t... more »
  • In some ways, business in today’s digital age isn’t that different than it was in the analog age. Think of a brick-and-mortar retailer—part of the goal for such a business is to simply get people in the door; the other part is to get them to buy something. In the online space, “getting them in the door” is traffic; “getting them to buy” is conversion. The... more »
  • In some ways, business in today’s digital age isn’t that different than it was in the analog age. Think of a brick-and-mortar retailer—part of the goal for such a business is to simply get people in the door; the other part is to get them to buy something. In the online space, “getting them in the door” is traffic; “getting them to buy” is conversion. The... more »
  • See the new format for our reader polls
    Editor’s Note: New from WDweekly is our revamped industry poll question. Each month, we’ll feature a new poll question or series of questions related to what’s going on in the industry, what’s coming up in the magazine or topics you tell us you want to know about. Plus, post your comments on the subject at hand on the monthly poll page and your thoughts may be included in... more »