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Forum: General Discussion 11-19-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,517
Posted By HSConstruction
Warren, its on a gable end. I like to extend them...

Warren, its on a gable end. I like to extend them to the soffits but that will not work here. The canoe is exactly what it looks like in my head. My fear is the owner, without seeing an example, is...
Forum: General Discussion 11-19-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,517
Posted By HSConstruction
Anyone have pics of a low projection bow roof?

I have a bay window to install that has a very low projection, 5". I am looking for ideas of a roof that will not look retarded. Any help would be great. The owner is a very visual person and keeps...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 10-19-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,443
Posted By HSConstruction
I could be busy 6 days a week like some guys...

I could be busy 6 days a week like some guys around here but I would be making little more than gas and lunch money.

Tons of estimates, mostly price shoppers. A few good jobs coming through but...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-23-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,790
Posted By HSConstruction
Mike, I am happy to hear that you have no...

Mike,
I am happy to hear that you have no problem with leads, but I am sure that there is more than one way to market. I have done the simple postcard as you describe with "kitchens, one call does...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-22-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,790
Posted By HSConstruction
correct

correct
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-22-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,790
Posted By HSConstruction
So you are saying these...

So you are saying these (http://docs.google.com/fileview?id=0BxUGaduXZ5lDODUwYWVjN2UtNmE3Yi00MjQwLWIwOTgtMWIzYmM2YTE0ZTY3&hl=en) are not worth the paper they are printed on?
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-22-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,790
Posted By HSConstruction
I think your idea of what a headline should read,...

I think your idea of what a headline should read, i.e "Kitchen Remodel" will attract the now buyers but will leave the other 90% of buyers out in the cold. Offering some information and solving their...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-20-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,790
Posted By HSConstruction
Ad Headlines

With all the recent stuff about postcards I thought it would be good to start a headline bank to share. Please add to it with you favorite headlines or ones that have worked for you in the past.

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Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-20-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,429
Posted By HSConstruction
I have to disagree with you on this this one. The...

I have to disagree with you on this this one. The customer could care less what your name and laundry list of services are. You need to be able to solve a problem for them. In this case the ease...
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2010, 05:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,153
Posted By HSConstruction
I am only 45 min from NYC but we are in the...

I am only 45 min from NYC but we are in the middle of nowhere.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-16-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,429
Posted By HSConstruction
I am in the middle of setting up a campaign and...

I am in the middle of setting up a campaign and found a company BUT, I will not recommend them until I am sure they are worthy.

I don't think its too wordy at all, the key is to have a headline...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-10-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,675
Posted By HSConstruction
I was suprised by the pricing and how close it...

I was suprised by the pricing and how close it was nationwide. I called 3 companies and they we all very close on a 10,000 piece campaign. One stood out because of the customer service, Postcard...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-04-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,675
Posted By HSConstruction
Direct Mail Providers...anyone have one to suggest.

I have been working with one company for about 6-7 years to mail our stuff. I am happy with them BUT... the customer service has fallen off. It takes days if not weeks to get questions answered and...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-24-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,210
Posted By HSConstruction
I think AAron at FB must be looking at this too....

I think AAron at FB must be looking at this too. It has been changed without asking.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-24-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,210
Posted By HSConstruction
New text on homepage... what do you think

My home page gets tons of traffic but then falls off for the other pages. I figured it needed a little more bite. So check it now and let me know if it sounds like a company you would want to know...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-22-2010, 11:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,045
Posted By HSConstruction
This was..or is the draft of text for the...

This was..or is the draft of text for the postcard / flyer. I intend on using a purchased list to get these out. I think the best and most cost effective method may be canvassing or cold calling....
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-21-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,045
Posted By HSConstruction
Okay I put together a rough draft of the text and...

Okay I put together a rough draft of the text and I am looking for some critiquing. I want to really nail down the message before I worry about the design.

link to text...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-20-2010, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,376
Posted By HSConstruction
The theory is right but it seems like you are...

The theory is right but it seems like you are stretching on the wording. What if you used plain English instead of trying to be "fancy". I had to read it twice to figure out that in this case "party"...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-10-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,045
Posted By HSConstruction
Nope never heard of him

Nope never heard of him
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-10-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,045
Posted By HSConstruction
The company gets the credit and incentives in...

The company gets the credit and incentives in this case not the customer.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-10-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,045
Posted By HSConstruction
Advice on how to market this...

It's funny how things get started, this is a perfect example. A customer asked me about solar panels and if I could install them. This promoted some research on my part. I know I am unable to do this...
Forum: Construction 05-04-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,287
Posted By HSConstruction
I don't know much about the stuff but if the...

I don't know much about the stuff but if the house was vinyl, brick, stone, hardy, or shake and the sheathing was rotten behind it I can guarantee it was not the wood that failed.

If my sider went...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-01-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,913
Posted By HSConstruction
The hope is to get the people who want small...

The hope is to get the people who want small stuff done but do not trust the "2 guys and a truck" type. But I definitely agree with the statement about handyman=cheaper than professional, or just as...
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,864
Posted By HSConstruction
I find stuff like bottles and newspapers all the...

I find stuff like bottles and newspapers all the time and maybe the occational tool left behind but never anything of value. A few weeks ago we discovered not one but 3 strong boxes burried in the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2010, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,617
Posted By HSConstruction
Oh boy, if adding a 21% markup is illegal then I...

Oh boy, if adding a 21% markup is illegal then I will be going away for a long, long time.


I do not see what is criminal here, the insurance company has the option to cross check pricing right?...
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