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Forum: Marketing & Sales 08-25-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,122
Posted By gastek
It's all about planting that seed. It's alot less...

It's all about planting that seed. It's alot less expensive than mailers or any other advertising that I have done in the past plus it's an interesting concept.
Forum: Websites and SEO 07-23-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,455
Posted By gastek
I'm not ignoring anything. I just asked a simple...

I'm not ignoring anything. I just asked a simple question. I use both FB and my web site. I'm sure some newer folks might think that they only need FB as everybody uses social media these days.

I...
Forum: Websites and SEO 02-16-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,167
Posted By gastek
I'm stingy with my money plus it hasn't been a...

I'm stingy with my money plus it hasn't been a good season in my business so I'm doing as much as I can myself. I did my last website myself and it ranked well so we shall see how the new one does.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-18-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 94,791
Posted By gastek
Mine were from gosmith.com.

Mine were from gosmith.com.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-17-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 94,791
Posted By gastek
I mysteriously was getting texts from them...

I mysteriously was getting texts from them telling me they had a lead for me. I had not signed up for anything from them. After a few of these messages I sent them a message to stop. I don't trust...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-08-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,585
Posted By gastek
Just put them out on Friday night, pull them on...

Just put them out on Friday night, pull them on Sunday night. No one other than a local homeowner will pull them during this time frame.

I always get a good laugh out of the hand written ones...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-25-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,731
Posted By gastek
RUN, DO NOT STOP! KEEP RUNNING! BNI is a...

RUN, DO NOT STOP! KEEP RUNNING!

BNI is a joke and a pain in the rear. DO NOT JOIN!!!!
Forum: Business 12-16-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,412
Posted By gastek
But whats the difference? You did the work, they...

But whats the difference? You did the work, they paid you with a bad check and even if you went to their bank and they didn't have the funds, you still have no money. Now granted your bank will...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 11-13-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,733
Posted By gastek
Don't forget your phone book ad as well. Adds to...

Don't forget your phone book ad as well. Adds to your credit as a professional. LOL
Forum: Websites and SEO 11-11-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,977
Posted By gastek
I did nothing. It seems to just risen to the top...

I did nothing. It seems to just risen to the top by itself. I use Rank Checker to keep track of it as well as private browsing thru FF.
Forum: Websites and SEO 11-11-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,977
Posted By gastek
I use Rank Checker to keep track of my site...

I use Rank Checker to keep track of my site rankings. You can put in your keywords you want to rank for and then run the report.
Forum: HVAC 10-29-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,661
Posted By gastek
Since you are running 1 1/4 line and have to size...

Since you are running 1 1/4 line and have to size down to 3/4, convert it to 3/4 and then install the shut off valve right by the unit. Are you having a regulator by the unit as well?
Forum: HVAC 10-27-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,593
Posted By gastek
Thanks everyone. New cage is in and all is good.

Thanks everyone. New cage is in and all is good.
Forum: Business 10-26-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,634
Posted By gastek
I would have looked at the job and came up with a...

I would have looked at the job and came up with a price so that when he called back you can give him the price. You at least looked at the job and have a quote for him. Granted it's different than...
Forum: Websites and SEO 09-30-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,239
Posted By gastek
If your site is a WordPress, you can install IQ...

If your site is a WordPress, you can install IQ Country blocker plugin and then exclude all countries accept the ones you want like US. I had similar issues as you and found all the spam to be from...
Forum: Business 09-25-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,864
Posted By gastek
Anyone in a political office is a criminal.

Anyone in a political office is a criminal.
Forum: Business 09-23-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,547
Posted By gastek
For my business it's hard to tell a customer that...

For my business it's hard to tell a customer that I have better quality etc. I tell my customers that say my prices are high is that I'm priced to stay in business for a long time. Too many others...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 09-17-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,463
Posted By gastek
What about asking customers why they chose you to...

What about asking customers why they chose you to see if the reviews actually were the reason why or if they had chosen several companies and they just liked you or your price better. Reviews might...
Forum: Vehicles 09-01-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,509
Posted By gastek
Here's a great place to shop for work vehicles. ...

Here's a great place to shop for work vehicles.

http://www.govdeals.com/
Forum: Business 08-26-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 19,551
Posted By gastek
While I do own my own business, I help out my...

While I do own my own business, I help out my wife's cousin who is south of me and has the same type of business. I have the same knowledge of the job as he but if a homeowner asks me a question I...
Forum: Business 08-20-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,692
Posted By gastek
Maybe you should get one of those portable...

Maybe you should get one of those portable camping toilets that fits on top of a 5 gallon bucket. That way it's more like a real toilet.

I use a gallon sized pitcher and then add water and pour...
Forum: Electrical 08-13-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,743
Posted By gastek
OK so I guess I can put some furring strip up and...

OK so I guess I can put some furring strip up and then attach the box to it and channel the wire thru to the box that way. Attaching the box to the strips then allows for the box to be flush to the...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 08-11-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,855
Posted By gastek
I used to refer people for things I didn't do but...

I used to refer people for things I didn't do but after getting bit in the ass a few times I've stopped doing it. I don't want my reputation ruined by recommending someone I thought was good only to...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 08-03-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,186
Posted By gastek
Pretty soon you'll be able to order a contractor...

Pretty soon you'll be able to order a contractor to do your home remodeling/repairs. I guess it could put locals out of work.
Forum: Business 08-02-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,662
Posted By gastek
Our government is not trust worthy. After all...

Our government is not trust worthy. After all that has come out about the IRS, I don't blame anyone for giving them the middle finger. We pay out taxes and the crooked politicians get it and spend...
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