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Forum: Online Leads Services 10-15-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,203
Posted By George Z
Would you sell it for them? 8% is a good...

Would you sell it for them?

8% is a good sales commission, but
- you need to sell it for them
- at a good price,
- the job makes budget,
- prepare work order
- order materials
- follow up...
Forum: Online Leads Services 10-15-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,203
Posted By George Z
We are in Toronto, (Ecopainting...

We are in Toronto, (Ecopainting (http://ecopainting.ca/commercial-painting/)).

A Commercial can be a $700 job,
A Residential could be $50,000
Or the other way around.

A lead costs us average...
Forum: Websites and SEO 07-12-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,185
Posted By George Z
Last one I wrote was this demo we had at our...

Last one I wrote was this demo we had at our shop:

http://ecopainting.ca/community/events/pure-original-in-toronto/
Forum: Websites and SEO 05-31-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,501
Posted By George Z
I second all the above advice from TNT Services...

I second all the above advice from TNT Services and JBM.

On your question, I would do it like this:

Home - Service Area - Name of area.

Then you can write different blogs about these areas,...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-27-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,974
Posted By George Z
Not just Yelp. Yelp at least filters something. ...

Not just Yelp. Yelp at least filters something.
Homestars here in Toronto is the worst!

There are companies in Homestars with 500 even more than a thousand reviews,
with an average of 9.9 out of...
Forum: Websites and SEO 05-11-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,896
Posted By George Z
Keep your involvement regular is my best...

Keep your involvement regular is my best suggestion.

Here is ours (https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/117988625328574096484/+EcopaintingIncToronto/posts)
Forum: Technology 05-03-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,598
Posted By George Z
Tsheets.com We use them for years, we are very...

Tsheets.com
We use them for years, we are very happy with their service.
Search here about them, this is discussed a lot.
Forum: Websites and SEO 03-21-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,259
Posted By George Z
Tens of thousands of reviews is the original...

Tens of thousands of reviews is the original relevant content, all user generated.
And all dummy contractors link to them from their homepages
(and kiss their visitors good bye)
Homestars in...
Forum: Websites and SEO 02-05-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,797
Posted By George Z
I wouldn't touch this. That PBN exists solely...

I wouldn't touch this.
That PBN exists solely for the purpose of creating links.
So as far as Google is concerned, it shouldn't exist.



Good luck with that endeavour. Google will get you.
Forum: Business 08-02-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,934
Posted By George Z
Qickbooks Pro I don't get involved with...

Qickbooks Pro

I don't get involved with payroll or Quickbooks ever other than deliver paycheques and look at QB reports but I just asked:

Apparently we don't sync but save the T-sheets report...
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,452
Posted By George Z
Reasonable use of the phone makes sense. If you...

Reasonable use of the phone makes sense.
If you have the right employees, reasonable is easy to agree on.
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,184
Posted By George Z
Hire the right people, make the budget their...

Hire the right people, make the budget their business
and then who cares. They decide what is reasonable.
Forum: Carpentry 02-21-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8,192
Views: 1,570,016
Posted By George Z
Contractors have such a way of stifling...

Contractors have such a way of stifling creativity!
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,579
Posted By George Z
No possible customers in Google plus yet. There...

No possible customers in Google plus yet.
There are other benefits as we know,
but all prospects are residing in Facebook waiting at the moment.
Forum: Websites and SEO 02-02-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,889
Posted By George Z
I think the site is very weak on content. It...

I think the site is very weak on content.
It is looks extremely basic, almost ready for an updated look,
not just because of the lack of content.
There should be way more on the Homepage.
The...
Forum: Technology 06-09-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,846
Posted By George Z
www.Tsheets.com Using it for years, it works...

www.Tsheets.com

Using it for years, it works great, syncs with Quickbooks payroll.
Amazing for job costing.
People can sign in with anything online , even text.

Great customer service, they...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-09-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,231
Posted By George Z
Facebook has been good for us. Ecopainting...

Facebook has been good for us.
Ecopainting Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/EcopaintingInc?ref=hl)
But it's like anything else.
How much you get out of it depends on how much you put in...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-06-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,862
Views: 211,538
Posted By George Z
We just started it, I have hired someone part...

We just started it,
I have hired someone part time to do this among other social Networking things.
Glad to know it can work.

Here is ours;
...
Forum: Accounting Software & Discussion 08-12-2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,496
Posted By George Z
http://www.tsheets.com/ works nicely.

http://www.tsheets.com/

works nicely.
Forum: Help Wanted or Looking For Work 08-09-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,962
Posted By George Z
What do you mean? Why so defensive? Have you...

What do you mean?
Why so defensive?
Have you always been associated with Crackheads and drunks
and you don't like that any more?

What a nice positive way to start a working relationship, with...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-12-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,519
Posted By George Z
20% conversion rate? Wow, that's great! 990...

20% conversion rate? Wow, that's great!

990 visits were from PPC only.
Our main site gets about 3,500 to 4,000 visits a month now.
We get a request for estimate every twenty visits or so.
Now...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 05-26-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,139
Posted By George Z
Not to come to anyone's defense here, but can...

Not to come to anyone's defense here,
but can you guys get off the mob lynching and offer something positive here?
Is it just me or are there couple of people here just attacking Mike here
and...
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,266
Posted By George Z
The author is Australian, so sure, believe...

The author is Australian,
so sure, believe everything he says, that poor guy...
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,266
Posted By George Z
Cry baby politics! Blame the goverrnment, blame...

Cry baby politics!
Blame the goverrnment, blame the single (is she fat too?) mom,
blame your people, blame, blame...
Cover your Ass and cry poor.

Suggestion:
not everyone is suffering, so......
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-10-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,545
Posted By George Z
You don't need to be a painter to be a painting...

You don't need to be a painter to be a painting contractor.
(and I have been a painter for over 20 years)

Advice:
There are hundreds maybe thousands of posts by many of us here.
You don't need...
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