Check Out My Blog on ENR.com

Posted on 05/15/15 No Comments

I’m now blogging on the Engineering News-Record website! Check out my Marketropolis blog. Or, subscribe to the RSS here: http://sitelife.construction.com/ver1.0/Blog/BlogRss?plckBlogId=Blog:623ad72a-6766-4594-8d42-07bfdc0821a1

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Reputation Management for AEC Professionals

Posted on 07/20/12 No Comments

I’m a big believer in the power of personal brands – clients don’t hire companies, they hire people.  Over the past two years I’ve had the opportunity to present on the topic at SMPS Build Business as well as several SMPS regional conferences and chapters.  Recently, with my friend Bill Long, I had the opportunity [...]

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Wanna Write a Book? The Realities

Posted on 10/08/10 No Comments

 Twelve books into my writing career (10 traditionally published, one self-published, one ebook), I think it’s safe to say that I’ve learned a bit about the publishing industry.  My experience, however, is not with New York Times bestsellers … or anything remotely close.  Rather, my experience has been with small and mid-sized niche publishers, which [...]

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Architectural Photography: Rainy Night in Boston

Posted on 08/10/10 No Comments

Here’s a blog post that I recently wrote for the MySMPS.org Web site. One of the necessary attributes for marketers of professional services is a certain level of creativity.  We’re typically not the “out there” creatives like true design architects, but are more creative than “back-of-house” engineers who happily draw boxes forty hours a week [...]

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Photographing Sunrises & Sunsets

Posted on 06/03/10 No Comments

Here’s a free e-book I pulled together. It features 25 tips for photographing dramatic sunrises and sunsets. Feel free to share, print, and post elsewhere.  Let me know how you make out!

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Ugly Day, Perfect Lighting

Posted on 05/22/10 No Comments

I was recently in Harrisburg for a meeting held not far from the Pennsylvania State Capitol building. As I walked to my car, I was buffeted by the winter winds coming across the Susquehanna River. And while the day had been bright when I went into my meeting, dark clouds had since moved in, dropping [...]

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Rejecting the Sun

Posted on 05/22/10 No Comments

This is one of my favorite shots from the Greenway Tech Centre project – a conversion of a former cigar factory into high-tech, loft-style offices. So what are you looking at? A modern addition was constructed to house lobbies and vertical transportation. Because the building is “green”, this feature helps reduce energy costs. It is [...]

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About Scott D. Butcher

Posted on 05/09/10 No Comments

Scott Butcher is an author, photographer, historian, presenter, and professional services marketer.  His books include Delaware Reflections, Gettysburg Perspectives, York: America’s Historic Crossroads, Tombstone: Relive the Gunfight at the OK Corral, York’s Historic Architecture, Lancaster County Reflections, York (Postcard History Series), Civil War Walking Tour of York, PA, Spooky York, Pennsylvania, Marketing in the Building Industry, and [...]

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