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Old 01-28-2012, 01:15 PM   #41
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Here’s a link to my wood & concrete sealing, epoxy garage floors blog. I try to blog weekly, but it gets tough. I missed a couple months due to some technical issues that I didn’t have time to resolve. I need to get back on blogging at least monthly. The more the better-I know!
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Old 01-28-2012, 10:18 PM   #42
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Here's a link to my blog. I try and blog a few times per month, but thats been challenging as of late. For me, it's an opportunity to answer commonly asked questions in my niche and avoid more aggresive (and lower return) forms of marketing. It seems like some of our best clients have found us from blog posts...
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Here is our blog - http://www.autumnwoodconstruction.blogspot.com/

I wish I had more time to keep it updated !
Very nice site! I like the layout and just the fact yo can just keep scrolling down and see progress pics. Very awesome work.

I have one in wordpress www.luxurywalkinshowers.com
But find it not very user friendly and lose patience with it very quickly

It's hard to blog all the time if you hate the process of it!
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Old 01-30-2012, 05:04 AM   #44
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Most people say that you should blog at least once a day. However when your working full time can be difficult to keep up momentum. But it does have a very good use for customers to come back to our site and therefore promote and increase business.

But does not need to be long just informative.

All the best for future business
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" I will show you mine, if you show me yours "

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I like Chris very nice!
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I know blogging regularly is tough. But if you could realize that just the simple act of writing some words a couple times a week could mean tens of thousands of dollars to your bottom line a year, would you not do it?

It (blogging) absolutely has the potential to replace a lot of your advertising budget (which means you can unfund the yellow pages or whatever else and hire someone to write good content), and over time be the lead lead source provider...at no cost.
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Here is one I write at...
http://deckadvisor.com/


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Here is my Tahoe Contractors Construction Blog
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The lumber in your pictures is newer surfaced wood.
The lumber on our 1914 Ill. farm house was rougher similar to wood in early 1900s homes I have come across in California and Colorado.
Due to the home stead home burning down my grand father and great grand father built the kit house.
I am not sure if the kit was from Sears I have not found the same floor plan yet.
It was a really nice home; on the main level was a formal entry, formal dinning room, library/study with French doors and glass.
Also a small powder bath, and in the kitchen / eating area was a small double bench eating area and kitchen. By the stairs in back was the every day entrance with out buildings and at one time an summer kitchen and chicken I guess.
The basement had stairs to a wide area we used to shed overalls and boots.
One room was straight ahead for canned food.
A door to the left that was one third of to basement that at one time included a kitchen and laundry.
The door to the right entered a room that was empty as long as I remember. At the far right wall was a door to another room about the same size. It had an old ornate Ice box with six doors and studs in the floor I am told was for the generator for electricity for the house. I had other relatives in the same area that did not have electricity until after WWII
The second floor was accessed by a wide stair way that led to a extra wide hall. There were four bedrooms two to the right and two to the left with a large full bath at the far end of the hall with a laundry shoot leading to the basement.
The kitchen was remodeled about 1972 and possibly due to an electrical fire in the new kitchen the house burnt down about 1974. I have looked on line and if I am seeing all the Sears plans it is not a sears home.
I not build fireproof homes.

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Thoroughly enjoy blogging ... a great way to keep content fresh (among many other benefits).

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Some nice blogs so far! Would love for you guys to check mine out at Roof Your World - Sales Training for Roofing & Construction Professionals!
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Great looking blogs, I've been visiting them and adding you all to facebook and twitter (if I haven't already). This way I can keep up with your blog posts and +1 or Like them for greater social media exposure.

You can find my home remodeling blog here http://www.pankowconstruction.com/re...esources/blog/.

Please add me on Facebook, Google+, and twitter if you haven't already so you can keep up with my blog! Cheers!
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Still working on this a bit but I here my plumbing blog that I started earlier this year.
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There are lots of great contractors blogs on this thread.

But just in case you're just starting and wonder where to begin, here are some free sites that basically provide everything you need (except write your post).

wordpress.com - easy and powerful
blogger.com - tad less powerful than wordpress, but simpler; owned by Google
tumblr.com - very easy, known for pictures but handles text fine, too
facebook.com - ok, not a blog exactly, but close enough

Each of these blogging platforms are respected by Google, too. So your blog posts could do quite well in Google Search, and help rank your main website as well.

Be sure to link your blog work with all your online resources: add a link from your main site; announce your blog post on Facebook and Twitter; pin your blog pictures on Pinterest.

For ideas on how to make the most of your blog, check out Ana Hoffman's Traffic Generation Cafe .

Hope this is helpful!

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Just made some changes to my landing page. What do you guys think?

If you didn't see it before, you essentially "landed" on the blog page...

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Just made some changes to my landing page. What do you guys think?

If you didn't see it before, you essentially "landed" on the blog page...

Roof Your World | Roof Sales Training
Looks good..I like the ebook graphic. It really draws a lot of attention.
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I think one of the important things that wasn't addressed about blogs is how they can be used to connect with your audience. It's not just a place to sell them something, but to make people trust you and see you as a real person. The more they connect with you, the more likely they are to do business with you.
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I paid $500 to get my website and blog established, and that was the best $500 I ever spent. My business is different than the average contractor here, but I'm still striving to "sell myself" and we all have *THAT* in common.

Inbound marketing (websites, blogs and social networking) is the wave of the future.

I'm getting 400+ hits per day at my website now, but I blog *EVERY SINGLE DAY* without exception.

http://www.searshomes.org/index.php/...ars-kit-house/


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This is true if you have proper meta day and links within your site. It's like the fuel for the engine of your website. However, if you dont have proper tires or engine than you wont win the race to the top.

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