The people who have already used you are the most likely people in the world to call you again. So why spend your entire advertising budget attempting to pull in people who don’t know who you are? Spend some of your dollars on your current clients.
Your clients are online. Many of them search the Internet to find a cleaning company instead of picking up the old Yellow Pages. Blogging is an important way to make sure it’s your company they connect with.
When you set your web site up, post to your blog, and create incoming links, the keywords you choose are important. These keywords help search engines determine what keywords your site ranks for. Also, when you pay per click with Google Adwords or Yahoo, choosing the wrong keyword could cost you lots of money.
What does your marketing plan look like for 2009? Are
you doing the same marketing you did in 2008? If you had your best year ever,
by all means do it all over again. But otherwise, you're in for a big surprise.
A nice older gentleman stopped by my
office the other day. He was well
dressed and well spoken. He seemed
to fit our typical client profile.
He said, "I've been meticulously reading your ads in the newspaper
and I wanted to stop by for a quote." I smiled and breathed a sigh of relief. This guy should be an easy sell, like most of the prospects from our newspaper ads.
A look in photos at the 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition, which was held from April 24-26 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center and Spa in Frisco, Texas.
Have a limited marketing budget but realize the importance of neighborhood marketing? Try doorknob hangers, a low-cost, yet highly effective way to drum up more business. In this episode, John Braun discusses the value of this tactic as well as what you should include on the materials you're hanging.
Over 30 authors – over 40 articles…from attorneys, contractors, consultants, instructors and others, both inside and outside the restoration industry. R & R, C & R and Cleanfax, opened their archives and gave us the best they had, other chapters were created just for the “Get Paid!” book and its readers. And every one of them has ideas for how to get paid what you are owed.