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Forum: Marketing & Sales 10-31-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,626
Posted By George Z
Image too big, will try another time

Image too big,
will try another time
Forum: Online Leads Services 10-17-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,681
Posted By George Z
Not talking about this specifically but the...

Not talking about this specifically but the assumption that Facebook
has more dummies and will act like that, is a little off.
FB has better and almost pinpoint targetting than any other medium,...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 10-17-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,568
Posted By George Z
That was my point a few months ago. That`s...

That was my point a few months ago.
That`s exactly what makes Homestars reviews suspect.
The top reviewed companies are mostly paying advertisers, because only paying contractors are allowed to do...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 10-15-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,455
Posted By George Z
Like most reviews sites, very corrupt!

Like most reviews sites, very corrupt!
Forum: Online Leads Services 10-15-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,193
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: 4,193
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: 6,173
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 06-21-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,069
Posted By George Z
About 15 leads (scheduled estimates) a week.

About 15 leads (scheduled estimates) a week.
Forum: Websites and SEO 06-05-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,660
Posted By George Z
This was not intended for good contractors in...

This was not intended for good contractors in their system, sorry if it came across like this.
But when I see competitors of mine with 500+ almost perfect reviews,
and I know their work, I would...
Forum: Websites and SEO 06-03-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,660
Posted By George Z
Never said you are all slimy, I know good people...

Never said you are all slimy, I know good people in it.
I also know a lot of cheaters. I can even find you copied and pasted identical reviews belonging to different contractors.

Since you...
Forum: Websites and SEO 05-31-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,498
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: Websites and SEO 05-29-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,660
Posted By George Z
If you are ready to collect about 700 reviews...

If you are ready to collect about 700 reviews that average 9.8 out of 10 you will do fine. If you pay them money they will give you the means to do this:
You can write reviews on behalf of your...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-27-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,964
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 05-17-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,434
Posted By George Z
Yelp among other similar sites is dropped a...

Yelp among other similar sites is dropped a little lower by Google.
In fact they are for Sale at the moment.
Forum: Websites and SEO 05-11-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,893
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: 1,596
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: Accounting Software & Discussion 03-22-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,589
Posted By George Z
Vote for T sheets, It has been perfect for us...

Vote for T sheets,
It has been perfect for us for about 7 years now.
Great customer service, Quickbooks sync for payroll.
Forum: Websites and SEO 03-21-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,258
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 02-25-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,420
Posted By George Z
Nice list. The Whitespark service is good. I...

Nice list.
The Whitespark service is good.
I am paying about $20 a month I think for updated info.

Phil Rozek site has a lot of info. Here is an amazing resource:...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 02-25-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,381
Posted By George Z
Google Nexus 5. I just shoot so many all the...

Google Nexus 5.
I just shoot so many all the time, some turn out more than acceptable.
I have so many now and don't have enough pages to use them on.
I don't even like gallery pages.
Aren't...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-25-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By George Z
Welcome from Scarborough, Toronto. Where in the...

Welcome from Scarborough, Toronto.
Where in the GTA are you?
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: General Discussion 01-10-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,907
Posted By George Z
Homestars should come clean with the Homeowners! ...

Homestars should come clean with the Homeowners!

They have what they call Assisted Reviews :no:
These reviews affect the rating percentage.
Non paid members cannot have "Assisted Reviews"
...
Forum: Websites and SEO 01-09-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,193
Posted By George Z
I have for many years. It takes time to get a...

I have for many years. It takes time to get a good quality score, get the keywords right and what is extremely important, have thousands of negative keywords.
Don't write a blanc check to a company...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,907
Posted By George Z
Homeowners upset with Homestars! Another Review site in Hot water!

Another Review site in hot water!!
Homeowners are pissed that companies pay money to be listed and have perfect reviews.
ďAll the families that I have spoken and been in contact with said they...
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