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Old 05-09-2019, 07:27 PM   #1
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So it turn out to be at Angie's list is 300$/month. I checked references. Now it is owned by HomeAdviser.com. It turn out, per reviews that is Angie's list just a scam now. That leads from AL are sold at HA where contractors pay for same leads and compete who will get job. Is it just me than it is lower than CL. You, who is there, behave like hungry dogs that is bone throw between you. Would never pay any serious money for advertising. AL proud itself about references? Who ban my leads to ask for references if they need? Thanks God I checked reviews. Would be scammed for months.
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Old 05-09-2019, 07:49 PM   #2
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I have had home advisors hound me for years to do business with them.
I don't lose many bids because I have learned presence and comforting their fears before they get a chance to express them will make most people choose you even if you are higher.
Losing a bid now and then comforts me. No way I would compete with that kind of a crowd. There is no customer that can say I wronged them. Reputation means all. If you advertise, do it yourself.

If a guy doesn't know how to reach his customer base then he was doomed from the start.

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Old 05-10-2019, 08:24 AM   #3
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No many answers here. I guess many big shoot here actually are advertising at AL and HA. I would not be capable drink beer in evening knowing some advertising guy play God to me.
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No many answers here. I guess many big shoot here actually are advertising at AL and HA. I would not be capable drink beer in evening knowing some advertising guy play God to me.


Depends on the business tipi. Works for some, Dosnt work for others.


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Are you having problems with getting enough leads to fill your schedule tipitop?
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Where did the developers that don't know how to use shims you just posted about find you?
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^^^ At CL. I'm only at CL already 14 years or so. I will expand advertising but none will be between me and customers. I do understand that something need to be paid but some random dude from internet will not mess between me and customers.
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I would rather pay $50 for a good lead than waste an hour on a bad one.

Rich people donít shop Craigslist. They ask their friends for referrals. So do most middle class people.

Cheapskates shop Craigslist.

You will make more money as a handyman to the well off than you ever will as a trim carpenter or a framer for a cheapskate.

Would you rather install two toilet paper holders or work two (or three) hours as a carpenter to make $100?



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