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Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 05-13-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,807
Posted By bluecorona
This was the post I replied to: Not...

This was the post I replied to:



Not sure what about my other post threw you for a loop.

Ben
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 04-06-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,412
Posted By bluecorona
One quick point... The way your website is...

One quick point...

The way your website is built does not allow you to accurately track your visit-to-lead conversion rate.

No matter what a roofing website looks like, it should convert a...
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 04-06-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,904
Posted By bluecorona
Did you know that you can "port" tracked phone...

Did you know that you can "port" tracked phone numbers to your local carrier and the lead company can't stop you? Look into it.

Ben
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 04-06-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,336
Posted By bluecorona
All you guys using keyword-targeted links in your...

All you guys using keyword-targeted links in your forum signatures might want to read this. (http://www.contractortalk.com/blogs/how-to-avoid-getting-penalized-by-google)

What you think is helping...
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 04-06-2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,889
Posted By bluecorona
The best answer is - it depends. How...

The best answer is - it depends.


How motivated are you to grow?
How much capacity do you have to handle new work?
Repair or replacement?
When you say, "find us jobs" - do you mean...
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 04-06-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,106
Posted By bluecorona
At some level, web marketing is a real estate...

At some level, web marketing is a real estate game. If time and money were no object, you'd put your business everywhere - on Google (organic and paid), Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, etc. Most of us are...
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 04-06-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 30,744
Posted By bluecorona
I work with several roofers that would be...

I work with several roofers that would be interested as well. We can reciprocate with the two dozen sites we have. PM me if you're interested.

Ben
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 04-06-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,611
Posted By bluecorona
I have used LinkedIn before for recruiting, but...

I have used LinkedIn before for recruiting, but have yet to hire anyone from the effort. I would think that, at present, it's more tech / b2b oriented, but I'm sure that's going to change over time. ...
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 04-06-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,533
Posted By bluecorona
To succeed marketing a roofing business online,...

To succeed marketing a roofing business online, you really need your own website. A sub-domain on Intuit will NOT work as well in the long run (if at all). "Free" websites are also a BAD idea. Your...
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 04-06-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 15,699
Posted By bluecorona
Interesting concept. At present, your domain has...

Interesting concept. At present, your domain has an authority score of 14 (out of 100). It will be interesting to see how quickly you're able to get that up to the minimum threshold required for...
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 04-06-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,807
Posted By bluecorona
Well, you've already succeeding at both spamming...

Well, you've already succeeding at both spamming the forum and creating more promotional fodder -- while implying that you're against it.

If any of you hire this guy, send me your URL and I'll...
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 04-06-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,625
Posted By bluecorona
NOW here's someone that "gets" it!! You're...

NOW here's someone that "gets" it!!

You're probably having a great 2013. Keep it up.

Ben
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 03-25-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,625
Posted By bluecorona
A few follow up thoughts on Facebook: - I...

A few follow up thoughts on Facebook:

- I think your company website should be the "centerpiece" of your online marketing strategy (think of it as your primary lead/sales funnel).

- Social...
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 03-22-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 15,699
Posted By bluecorona
Perhaps I'm biased, but I think that before a...

Perhaps I'm biased, but I think that before a contractor starts buying leads from a third party, he/she should build a lead-generation system of their own. For all but the smallest roofing companies,...
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 03-17-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,483
Posted By bluecorona
I don't think SEO is an option for you because...

I don't think SEO is an option for you because you can't spell good (grammatical error inserted in my response for extra impact).

;)

Ben
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 03-17-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,807
Posted By bluecorona
Regardless of the advertising method you choose,...

Regardless of the advertising method you choose, be sure to set up a system to accurately track and quantify your results. At a minimum, this means setting up and customizing Google Analytics and a...
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 03-17-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,625
Posted By bluecorona
Mike - Congrats on the success you've had so far....

Mike - Congrats on the success you've had so far. Candidly, you don't need "likes." (at least not from the members of this forum).

Are you measuring the leads/jobs you get from social media?
...
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 03-17-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 50,157
Posted By bluecorona
Maybe this is a stupid question, but did you...

Maybe this is a stupid question, but did you create a business plan for the roofing business? Did you create a budget? If it were EASY to just up and create a roofing company, generate leads, and...
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 03-17-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,600
Posted By bluecorona
The people you want to partner with for guest...

The people you want to partner with for guest blogging are:

1. Other local contractors that don't compete with you (i.e. the local electrician)

2. Industry sites that can be used to elevate...
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 03-17-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,956
Posted By bluecorona
I've got a bunch of family and friends in North...

I've got a bunch of family and friends in North Ridgeville, so I'd love to offer some free advice.

Before I get into my thoughts on the site itself, let me give you a framework within which to...
Forum: Business, Marketing, and Sales 03-17-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,646
Posted By bluecorona
Search engines rank websites based on site...

Search engines rank websites based on site relevance and authority. Relevance is largely determined by the content you have on your website. Content can range from plain text (at present, the easiest...
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