Category: Branding

Are You Losing Perfectly Good Sales?

Your building or remodeling company has an excellent pre-screening process. Contact forms from your website are promptly responded to, and the pre-screening for a sales appointment begins. Once the sales appointment has been set, your highly trained salesperson shows up, punctually, with your attractive, user-friendly sales materials in hand. They work up a preliminary plan and estimate for the project. On the next meeting, the salesperson goes through a presentation of your offered services for the project, tailoring it to what the potential client wants and needs. The client has few questions because the presentation addresses so many possible concerns. They want to get started right away: they do not want to wait 24 hours or discuss it with their spouse.

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When Marketing Your Remodeling Business Do Your Differentiators Matter?

Many companies take the easy, and ineffective, route, speaking in superlatives about their company to the tune of “the best,” “the most reliable,” or the “lowest prices.” Phrases like this are so overused in marketing copy, that they have lost virtually all meaning, and, for the most part, these claims are not provable. Your company may well have awards and certifications, but other local remodeling companies likely do as well.

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Remodelers and Builders: Why Do You Need Content Marketing?

Potential clients spend more time researching products and services than ever before. After all, a simple voice search with a Smartphone sends a homeowner to a virtually bottomless collection of blogs, articles, and websites. What makes your business stand out? High quality content that provides value to potential clients.

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How Vital Are Online Reviews to Small Businesses?

Reviews from verified clients hold more value than an anonymous star rating. Most discerning consumers can spot excessive one-star ratings with no commentary, owners or employees trying to inflate ratings with excessive five-star reviews (a tactic sure to break any chance of trust with potential clients), or vindictive comments from non-customers, but that does not guarantee those types of reviews will not influence their purchasing decision.

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What Will Your Customers Remember Most?

There is a currently popular notion—touted by many marketing companies—that “print is dead.” These companies will often advise you to jump ship and only use electronic media for getting your message across to your clients. Obviously, they aren’t taking into consideration the possibility that people may remember better what they read in print about your […]

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Direct Mail: The Walking Dead

Like a Zombie, it Keeps Coming Back—and Still Delivers If I told you that 65 percent of consumers made a purchase as a direct result of this marketing medium—what would you think? What if I told you that this platform is direct mail? That’s right, direct mail. The one thing you’re probably not doing. In […]

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