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Forum: Technology 11-09-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,390
Posted By LogHome
I doidn't assume, it says Naperville, IL right...

I doidn't assume, it says Naperville, IL right under your name. Bears - Packers is a classic, go have a beer for me somewhere always a party in IL on this day.
Forum: Technology 11-09-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,390
Posted By LogHome
Anyways nice chatting with you, time to get my...

Anyways nice chatting with you, time to get my 420 smoke on and enjoy some Broncos - Raiders followed by yours truly Bears - Packers.
Forum: Technology 11-09-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,390
Posted By LogHome
I didn't say speed was the main factor, but just...

I didn't say speed was the main factor, but just one of many factors. Another factor is, what are you going to do when it's time to improve your site? You have no access to the HTML, CSS, and...
Forum: Technology 11-09-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,390
Posted By LogHome
Those are the results that I can live with. It...

Those are the results that I can live with. It comes at the price of custom animations, styling, responsiveness, buttons to txt and make phone calls. Yours is a static page. Yours should be 100%,...
Forum: Technology 11-09-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,390
Posted By LogHome
not sure who you're trying to bull****

Why the lying and bull****ting dude, here's a link to your TNT services site showing way lower performance than you are alluding too. You're site is a Grandma on speed. Here's the link from the...
Forum: Technology 11-09-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,390
Posted By LogHome
I tried WIX for about an hour I didn't like it...

I tried WIX for about an hour I didn't like it because page load speed was way to slow, so slow in fact that I knew it would hurt rather than help my business.

Test your WIX site with Google...
Forum: Technology 11-09-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,390
Posted By LogHome
I've had a website since I started my business in...

I've had a website since I started my business in 2004. As far as how long to get results, it's hard to say. I work on my site 1 full business day per week. If I were to pay someone to build my...
Forum: Technology 11-09-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,390
Posted By LogHome
I use Twitter Bootstrap because it's responsive...

I use Twitter Bootstrap because it's responsive and gives nice templates to set up. I do the work using Adobe Dreamweaver. My website gets me all of my business and I never have to worry about word...
Forum: Business 11-09-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,984
Posted By LogHome
We also do jobs that are for example $1000.00 of...

We also do jobs that are for example $1000.00 of chinking repair on homes that are for sale and need very minor touch up. Often the owner's aren't sure which product and what color is used. I have...
Forum: Business 11-08-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,620
Posted By LogHome
If you are offering to work for free then it's...

If you are offering to work for free then it's not work, it's volunteering. You would be volunteering for a week for free not working at your new company. No real company would have you work for...
Forum: Business 11-08-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,620
Posted By LogHome
Correct, I paid off $40,000.00 of credit card...

Correct, I paid off $40,000.00 of credit card debt this year which I had been carrying for the past 5 years all by realizing that I need to charge for bids.
Forum: Business 11-08-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,620
Posted By LogHome
So if I order an appetizer at a nice restaurant...

So if I order an appetizer at a nice restaurant the charge for the appetizer is refunded if my date and I each order a steak too? That's the same mentality. If I get my oil changed I get my money...
Forum: Business 11-08-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,984
Posted By LogHome
no consideration

I don't think someone has consideration for wasting your time if you offer free bids. If you offer free bids it's just someone's good fortune that they found you. When I was a kid 7-11 once offered...
Forum: Business 11-08-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,620
Posted By LogHome
I do charge for bids. I don't know why you say...

I do charge for bids. I don't know why you say "obviously if they book the charge would be waved". Even if they book, you should still charge for the bid. Doesn't that 2 -3 hours of driving cost...
Forum: Business 11-08-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,984
Posted By LogHome
still only 10% closting

Of those who agree to the charge, it's still only 10% who have us do the work. Our projects are always big. We are primarily solving the problem of exteriors of beautiful Colorado log homes looking...
Forum: Business 11-07-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,984
Posted By LogHome
Charging for Bids 2014

As a log home maintenance contractor in Colorado it's become apparent that not many people who own a log home can actually afford the maintenance on a log home and even less can afford restoration...
Forum: Sandblasting 10-31-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,604
Posted By LogHome
Marijuana doesn't cause mold

I live in The mountains of Colorado and everyone is growing marijuana these days. Mold should not be a problem in a marijuana grow if ventilation is proper. If a grower created a mold problem they...
Forum: General Discussion 10-31-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,913
Posted By LogHome
Per Diem website

The government has this here website to give you an idea what to pay / charge per diem http://www.gsa.gov/portal/category/100120

If you are booking hotels for your guys be sure to charge for being...
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11,431
Views: 1,099,188
Posted By LogHome
Log Home Finishing Colorado

http://loghomefinishing.com/alpine/content/images/large/IMG_2123.jpg
Forum: Vehicles 03-18-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,724
Posted By LogHome
2 cameras

My 2014 Dodge Ram 2500 Laramie Limited Diesel has 2 cameras, one on the tailgate for backing io to trailers and one high center mount on the top back if the cab so you can see everyone behind you and...
Forum: Roofing 03-11-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,458
Posted By LogHome
The customers budget is not your concern. What...

The customers budget is not your concern. What they have said is that they don't want to hire you, so they are not your customer. Work is about you making money not your customers controlling your...
Forum: Websites and SEO 03-09-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,428
Posted By LogHome
Mobile First

Sounds like you guys are on the right track. I like the comment about mobile devises replacing desktop as we are already past that point and don't even have to wait until the end of the year. ...
Forum: Websites and SEO 02-25-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,428
Posted By LogHome
Mobile crucial

Mobile is crucial. Have you started using something like Google analytics to determine how many visitor are coming to you on mobile? It's probably at least 30%!
Forum: Websites and SEO 02-22-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,121
Posted By LogHome
JBM, The internet itself is the best place to...

JBM, The internet itself is the best place to learn about the internet, starting with White Boards, Here's an example http://www.stateofdigital.com/seo-alerts-monitor/

In this article, I...
Forum: Websites and SEO 02-22-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,121
Posted By LogHome
content marketing

So the real secret to SEO in 2014 is content. If you blog or build a site or whatever your content delivery system is, focus on the content! The real content that your readers will spend time...
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