I recently read an article reviewing a new lead-generating service, and it stated, “Our contractors only pay us a 5% referral fee, once they win the job.”
Another day, another service that helps homeowners find a contractor.
If you’re trying to make a living in residential remodeling or specialty work, it’s important to know what the general public is being told about you.
I’m not convinced that Porch is interested in helping our industry. From what I’ve seen, I think they’re only positioning themselves to make money off contractors.
Use Lead Gen tactics to your advantage Brian Javeline of MyOnlineToolbox presented a 24 minute webinar that introduced what you need to know to take charge of your own website marketing, and how to begin to put up your own defense against the Lead Generation companies. Lead generating companies continue to raise hundreds of millions from investors, who […]
If you missed our webinar earlier this week with Brian Javeline of MyOnlineToolbox.com, 15 Website Lead Ideas in 20 Minutes, the recording is available here.
Any job today can EASILY get you FREE leads tomorrow. Marketing is necessary but it doesn’t have to be challenging. If you want to stay in business or grow your business, you need to be marketing at all times, and the easiest and least expensive method is with a website. This webinar will provide an […]
A new business wants to market your construction business and provide leads. It'll also give homeowners ammunition making it harder to sell jobs. There’s an alternative.
Winning the SEO battle for contractor websites. Brian Javeline of MyOnlineToolbox, is joined by contractors telling what they’ve learned to now generate their own leads.
Employees, properly motivated, can generate a lot of new business for you.
Getting good quality leads is a major problem for contractors. The days of "work by referral" only are gone. Accept it and start tooting your own horn.
You might not think of watermelons, but one of our clever coaching clients shared a method he’s used to attract new leads for his business.
I talked with a husband/wife team about their business and what they could do to promote it. She said, "I have to get out of my office and reach out to people."
We hear regularly from construction business owners asking about websites. It is tough hearing the stories of what they've been through and the money they've wasted.
We held a webinar last week on advanced lead generation techniques, getting your phone to ring. Here’s a thought. Think of your prospective client base like a bucket. The bucket will always have prospective clients that are no longer interested in your services. They change their mind, move away, sell their place, hire another contractor. […]
I’ve talked with contractors across this country. Those who do home shows right always get good leads. Those that don't claim it is a waste of money.
Remember the yellow pages? When we want to reach a business we've worked with before, or find a new service in our local area, our first stop is the Internet.
Great idea for lead generation and by the end of the summer, his cost per lead will be less than his normal advertising cost per lead.
In another post, Larry Steward commented: “Related to jump starting new leads, in addition to advertising, is to get your sub contractors to refer. Most subs are delighted to be assigned to one of our projects but I have to constantly remind them that this process is a two-way effort. I encourage them to look […]
Recent comment from a reader – we’re posting it again because we’d like to hear your response: I would be curious to hear peoples thoughts about and experiences with on-line lead services. We have used them for the past 2 years and have been very happy with the results. Once we learned that the closing […]