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The top informational resources for electrical contractors

October 1st, 2020

A successful electrical contractor is one who is always willing to learn. Whether you want to stay on top of industry trends or learn what other successful electricians are doing, having an open mind and the willingness to learn from others is key.

There are several fantastic resources available for electricians at any career stage. To save you some time, we’ve put together a list of the top industry publications and podcasts so you can jump right in.


  1. Electrical Contractor Magazine

This official publication of the National Electrical Contractors Association provides news and insights for electrical contractors at any stage of their career. Each month, they publish safety tips, product innovations, answers to frequently asked questions and other industry information you don’t want to miss.

  1. Insights Magazine

The Independent Electrical Contractors association publishes this bi-monthly magazine to help electrical contractors explore business best practices and trends in the industry. Discover technology solutions, tips from IEC members and so much more.

  1. Electrical Business Magazine

If you run an electrical business, this is the resource for you. With articles about industry updates, new products, safety warnings and upcoming events, you’ll have everything you need to succeed as an electrical contractor.

  1. EC&M Magazine

When you subscribe to this electrical publication, you’re joining a unique community of electrical professionals who receive the inside scoop on what’s happening in the industry and forecasts for the market. In addition to an informative magazine, EC&M provides educational webinars, white papers and eBooks.

  1. Electrical Line Magazine

This bi-monthly electrical trade publication has everything you need to be a success in the industry. Discover industry news, emerging technologies and product updates.

  1. Modern Electrician Podcast

This podcast interviews tradespeople and business owners to get the inside scoop on the secrets to success in the electrical industry. These entertaining episodes share electrician tips and tricks, as well as some hilarious stories.

  1. TradeMutt’s 120 Grit Podcast

In this podcast, hear from two Australian tradesmen as they work to bring awareness to mental health and share ways that trade contractors can help each other overcome mental and emotional challenges. In each episode, a special guest shares their unique journey with working in the trades and balancing mental health.

  1. Electrician’s Success Podcast

In this engaging podcast, you’ll learn all of the insider tips and tricks you need to run a successful electrical business as well as valuable content for electricians at any stage. The host, Greg Allan, is founder of the Academy and Response Electricians and is passionate about improving the industry for electricians worldwide.

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