Joe the Pro Construction Industry Blog

Joe the Pro Construction Industry Blog Finds New Address, Changes Format, Expands Capabilities

Updated site at first step toward developing web community and industry portal

Mt. Prospect, Ill., March 29, 2011 – Joe the Pro and his popular blog,, are on the move to a new address – The construction industry blog, sponsored by Bosch, has taken on a new, easy-to-use roll format and includes new capabilities for users, including a line-up of guest contributors and a product promotions space.

“ is a destination for construction professionals and advanced DIYers looking for new information and new ideas about construction techniques, tools, equipment – just about anything that affects the construction professional. This is a community for construction pros,” said Joe Sainz, the Bosch training manager who embodies Joe the Pro. “Our job is to ensure people have access to the details and the professionals they need in striving for better results. We want visitors to our blog to have an easy way to ask questions, an easy way to participate.” is actually a group of social media entities, including a blog, a Facebook page (, with Joe the Pro) and a corresponding Twitter page (be_the_pro). These entities are updated on a regular basis, sometimes daily.
“It’s important that we keep the information moving and that everything is topical,” said Sainz. “The goal is to ensure that people feel empowered to take part in these discussions. We want everyone to contribute and feel like this is their community – a place for construction professionals and people interested in the building industry.”

The new blog posts include embedded video, photos, sound files and other added-value information. Visitors can comment on posts from Joe, guest bloggers and others who make comments.

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Todd Fratzel

Todd Fratzel is the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of Tool Box Buzz, and the President of Front Steps Media, LLC, a web based media company focused on the Home Improvement and Construction Industry.He is also the Principal Engineer for United Construction Corp., located in Newport, NH. In his capacity at United he oversees the Residential and Commercial Building Division along with all Design-Build projects.He is also the editor of Home Construction & Improvement.

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