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Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-22-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,524
Posted By Cantifix
This is a really important point - sorry to hear...

This is a really important point - sorry to hear you've had such bad luck with the people you've hired, it sounds like a bit of a nightmare. The problem seems to be that there are so many ways to...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-17-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,829
Posted By Cantifix
This is great advice (although there's been some...

This is great advice (although there's been some discussion as to how effective Home Advisor is on these forums - might be worth looking at!)

The main thing is to start simply, tick all of the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,115
Posted By Cantifix
Not too much left to say, the guys above have...

Not too much left to say, the guys above have covered it - I think the only thing we'd add would be the importance of honesty (as cliché as it sounds).

Simple fact is that both the homeowner and...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-17-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 411,834
Posted By Cantifix
“I saw a documentary on how ships are kept...

“I saw a documentary on how ships are kept together. Riveting!”

"I was going to join the debating team, but somebody talked me out of it."

“My Dad told me to invest my money in bonds. So I...
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,212
Posted By Cantifix
Yeah, all jokes aside, we'd completely agree -...

Yeah, all jokes aside, we'd completely agree - internet presence is really important. You can spend as little/much as you want, and spend as much time on it as you have to spare, but it's really...
Forum: Business 05-17-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,003
Posted By Cantifix
I guess it depends if you have any budget, but...

I guess it depends if you have any budget, but you could look at online advertising on social media or with Google Adwords if you have a website?

Again, depends, but for example Facebook ads can...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-17-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,537
Posted By Cantifix
We'd agree with Lee on this one - credibility is...

We'd agree with Lee on this one - credibility is one of the most important benefits of social at the moment. It's so hard to get new followers and engagement, but often people will only look at your...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-17-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,903
Posted By Cantifix
This is a really nice way to phrase this - and...

This is a really nice way to phrase this - and it's right on the money (so to speak!) The main thing is that you're drawing the client's attention to the right concerns - your experience and...
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,270
Posted By Cantifix
I think this can be a fair way to handle things -...

I think this can be a fair way to handle things - I guess the main thing would be to make sure your staff know that's how you see/run things. As long as you and your staff are on the same page, then...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-16-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,382
Posted By Cantifix
That's a fair point - WordPress isn't the most...

That's a fair point - WordPress isn't the most user-friendly platform out there, and Squarespace is a lot easier to get to grips with. I guess the only consideration with Squarespace is it can be a...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-09-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,767,441
Posted By Cantifix
Luckily we don't get the same issue with CPD -...

Luckily we don't get the same issue with CPD - sounds a pain!
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-23-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,524
Posted By Cantifix
This is pretty much on point! I'd also throw...

This is pretty much on point!

I'd also throw in that it's worth starting much smaller, then broadening things out - if you go after loads of keywords, using 'broad match' (plenty online to...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-23-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By Cantifix
It's fantastic, isn't it? It's great to see so...

It's fantastic, isn't it? It's great to see so many members who have been posting for so long, and there's a real sense of community. Hello from London!
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 04-23-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,767,441
Posted By Cantifix
(Skimming over the responses to this forum over...

(Skimming over the responses to this forum over the years has been a narrative experience I'm unlikely to forget - top work guys.)
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-20-2018, 04:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,818
Posted By Cantifix
Agreed - there's no doubt it can be useful in...

Agreed - there's no doubt it can be useful in certain situations, such as for large organisations and brands, but more often than not it tends to harm the user experience.

Just think about how...
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2018, 04:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,158
Posted By Cantifix
Fantastic point, and absolutely true.

Fantastic point, and absolutely true.
Forum: Business 04-20-2018, 03:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,610
Posted By Cantifix
Sorry avenge, new to the forum - misread the...

Sorry avenge, new to the forum - misread the date/got a bit confused!
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-19-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,382
Posted By Cantifix
Well said Ronnie, There are so many elements...

Well said Ronnie,

There are so many elements to web presence that it can all get pretty overwhelming, but at the MOST basic level it's important to make sure you have all of your social media...
Forum: Online Leads Services 04-19-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,018
Posted By Cantifix
Hi Brian, I know it's been a little while...

Hi Brian,

I know it's been a little while since you posted this - hope you're doing well (and might have even managed to land a job via Houzz since then?)

This is an interesting debate, but...
Forum: Business 04-19-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,610
Posted By Cantifix
This. It's an entirely subjective issue, and we...

This. It's an entirely subjective issue, and we agree that you'd probably need to get the manufacturer involved - but in a broader sense of how to handle the issue of the unhappy customer, you need...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-19-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 207,195
Posted By Cantifix
It's amazing to look back over this thread and...

It's amazing to look back over this thread and see how the geography has diversified over the years! (Although being based in London, it's not really like we're contributing...)
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,231
Posted By Cantifix
I think this is something we all encounter once...

I think this is something we all encounter once in a while - but very well handled!
Forum: Interior Decorating and Design 04-19-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,918
Posted By Cantifix
It really depends on the designer/brief; with...

It really depends on the designer/brief; with high-end/high-budget clients this can happen, but it doesn't tend to be standard practice...
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