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Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-15-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By Fishindude
We call this technique "go for NO". When I...

We call this technique "go for NO". When I have a prospect that hasn't been returning calls, I'll leave a polite message or two, then the next follow up I will leave a message to the effect...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-13-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By KAP
Interesting take... In our case, they get...

Interesting take...


In our case, they get one follow-up (professional) and if no joy (because we've already tried to close them when they're the hottest on the first night), the follow-up is...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 02-13-2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,201
Posted By James Stedman
Websites are always a worthwhile investment....

Websites are always a worthwhile investment. These days, you have to have a strong digital presence and people are likely to judge the quality of your work by the quality of your site. In their...
Forum: Websites and SEO 02-05-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By dsconstructs
Thank you, I hadn't thought about the need to...

Thank you, I hadn't thought about the need to remove that share icon from my site.
Forum: Websites and SEO 02-05-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By SmallTownGuy
yup. Didn't expect that.

yup. Didn't expect that.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-16-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,900
Posted By griz
you have to get your name out there. sponsor...

you have to get your name out there.

sponsor a softball team(s), youth soccer, t-ball, basketball teams.

pass out simple high quality business cards until you are sick of them.

check with...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-07-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 485
Posted By Anteo
I send out a card to past clients every quarter....

I send out a card to past clients every quarter. Usually with tips for home maintenance for the particular season. Everytime I send out those cards, I get at least 3-4 referrals. You have to stay in...
Forum: Business 11-12-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By Golden view
A few months ago. The in person and networking...

A few months ago. The in person and networking part seems highly useful. I was just working to get my CEUs easily.
Forum: Websites and SEO 10-07-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 33,462
Posted By JBM
You dont get any leads because your menu on pc...

You dont get any leads because your menu on pc covers the whole screen even when scrolling.

There must be a collapsable menu you can use...


EDIT, I had my zoom on because I cant see words...
Forum: Websites and SEO 09-02-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,053
Posted By buildercn
The best investment you can make is to learn for...

The best investment you can make is to learn for yourself and write the content for yourself whether it’s a service page or blog post. No one knows your business better than you do!
Forum: Websites and SEO 06-25-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 33,462
Posted By svankirk
Hey thanks, Tinstaafl - I really appreciate that!...

Hey thanks, Tinstaafl - I really appreciate that!

Here's a link to the YouTube tutorial that helped me make sure that singing cats or 80's TV bloopers - or something much worse! - didn't show up...
Forum: Websites and SEO 05-18-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 33,462
Posted By oznc
MOTB Follow-up

Just making others aware MOTB did get back to me as promised. He delivered a handful of suggestions such as specifically how to better target the services and locations. Other diverse topics for...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-20-2018, 04:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,833
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: Websites and SEO 04-18-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 33,462
Posted By oznc
Success!

Yes! Thank you. I was able to find a way to suppress the meta description displaying across the banners in my squarespace and have updated all the title pages based on your guidance. It's amazing...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-11-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,833
Posted By TheHVACGuy
We use FieldServiceChats.com...

We use FieldServiceChats.com (http://fieldservicechats.com) to answer live chats on our behalf, and we only pay if the chat becomes a lead. Meaning they capture the person's name, phone#, email. We...
Forum: Online Leads Services 04-07-2018, 04:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,572
Posted By Fouthgeneration
MOTB: I'd take a long hard stare at using...

MOTB: I'd take a long hard stare at using strategy as an adjective, "strategy planning"? .
Is that easier or harder then planning strategy.............maybe strategic planning?


My buzz word...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-27-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,824
Posted By qualitycustom
Talk to your lawyer and ask him how to cover your...

Talk to your lawyer and ask him how to cover your butt. You should be able to put a disclaimer at the bottom of the page saying photos of jobs you supervised.

Ron
Quality Custom Interiors...
Forum: Websites and SEO 03-12-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,792
Posted By svankirk
Hi guys, I don't like being subject to...

Hi guys,

I don't like being subject to algorithmic whims any more than the next guy.

But personally, I'm always glad to find out there's SEO-related stuff that is no longer a big deal - i.e....
Forum: Websites and SEO 03-09-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,053
Posted By HomeArt
I don't like writing either, but I like writing...

I don't like writing either, but I like writing bullet points. So, if your clients aren't comfortable coming up with full sentences, maybe you can suggest bullet points. I guess they can be helpful,...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 02-06-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,944
Posted By TruthTalker
Home Advisor- Scam

Home Advisor is starting to get some bad publicity around the nation.. They don't pre-screen their contractors. Sell fake reviews.. Home Advisor is owned by a large internet IAG. IAG also owns...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-29-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,944
Posted By cwatbay
We tried the old Service Magic years ago and it...

We tried the old Service Magic years ago and it was kinda ok. Cheap work done quickly. Our work was good, the client was one those that was in a fix and needed it done quickly. We did it, I broke...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-27-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,944
Posted By Stryker1-1
My biggest problem with these guys and the likes...

My biggest problem with these guys and the likes is they make all these claims that thousands of people in your area are searching for contractors like you.

Yet if you ask to see any hard numbers...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-27-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,944
Posted By Tom M
I take the same position as Unger.const. A single...

I take the same position as Unger.const. A single trade.....then maybe otherwise. I cant stand the whole concept.

The commercial starts with a guy saying he doesnt want to spend his weekends...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-27-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,944
Posted By Unger.const
If your biz is a one trick pony such as carpet...

If your biz is a one trick pony such as carpet cleaning or painting. Are the only ones that seem to have a little success with HA. Other then that it's a money pit hard to climb out of them. Several...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-26-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,833
Posted By Stryker1-1
Unless you are going to pay a knowledgeable...

Unless you are going to pay a knowledgeable person to monitor it 40 hours a week I see it as useless.

I agree the canned responses annoy me as I see them as a waste of time.

Sent from my...
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