3 Ways To Fix Your Voicemails To Get More Jobs

The Validity of Voicemail: Emergency vs. Non-Emergency Messages for Contractors

In the restoration industry, there is a large importance placed on availability. The way in which you answer your phone is critical, and so is the way in which you respond when you just can’t answer.

After all, when people have a water damage emergency, the last thing they want to do is reach your voicemail before talking with an actual person. This isn’t always feasible,

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How Taking Plumbing Leads Can Get You Water Jobs

Plumbing Leads Can Result Into High Value Water Damage Jobs

Plumbing Leads

Plumbing leads are not just for plumbers anymore. Water damage contractors have been using plumbing leads to generate new water damage claims for their business.

Take a look at our case study to learn how plumbing leads can help you get more water damage jobs.

Anyone struggling to make it in the restoration industry knows that it takes teamwork to make the dream work.

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Why Do You Need Customer Reviews? Ask The Data

This week’s blog post is from Chris Scott at Fanandfuel.com

Customer Reviews

Recommendations go a long way. But until the digital revolution, there was no way for business owners to naturally generate this word of mouth buzz. While people are still looking to friends and family for advice, they are also turning to the virtual community for authentic opinions about a company. Whether negative or positive, customer reviews have a major influence over individual purchases.

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3 Reasons Why Water Damage Marketing Should Focus On Phone Calls

Spending Money On Water Damage Marketing? Here is why phone calls have to be a priority

If you are an emergency contractor, chances are that you’ve had to learn about the in’s and out’s water damage marketing.

In previous articles, we’ve talked about the importance of implementing various social media outlets like how to setup a Facebook page, as well as the vital role that online reviews can make for your business.

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Contractor Marketing Question of The Week – Mobile Optimized Website

You might be losing out on home service leads with a poor mobile website

Over 60% of all searches are now from mobile phones. If your website is not mobile optimized your business is going to suffer for two reasons:

  1. Users will not convert on your site
  2. Google will not rank your site organically and will increase your bid in Adwords

Watch our 1 minutes video on the importance of mobile optimization and how to find out if you site needs help!

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Contractor Marketing Question Of The Week – Should You Use A Call Center?

Should You Use A Call Center To Take Home Service Calls?

Here at 33 Mile Radius we listen to hundreds of phone calls a day.

Some good some bad, and some awful.

If you are a contractor the benefits might seem huge to outsource your calls to a call center. However, many times this is a mistake. Call center operators are not as familiar with home service issues or your business.

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The Simplest Guide to a Stress-Free GMB Setup

How to setup your GMB page The Right Way

There are many things that you can do to boost your online presence, and setting up your Google My Business page is one of the best—and easiest! Learn How to setup your GMB page the easy way.

If you have not already done so, this is a good time to consider taking the time to list your company with Google My Business. Here are some tips and tricks that will help to make your GMB page shine!

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What The Angie’s List Buyout Means for Home Service Contractors

The merger might not be as good for Home Service Providers as you might think

On Monday this week, it was announced that IAC (parent company of HomeAdvisor, Tinder, Match, and other websites) purchased Angie’s List for $500 million. More importantly for home contractors, it was announced that, as part of this deal, both HomeAdvisor and Angie’s List would merge together to create one larger entity.

While Wall Street seems to be happy with the deal as both IAC and Angie’s List stocks are up on the news,

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Contractor Marketing Question Of The Week – Google Rating Filter

Google’s New Rating Filter

Just last week, Google released its newest update to the “local stack” which allows customers to sort companies by star rating. For those of who that don’t know, this means that just because you are ranking in the local stack doesn’t mean that you will still show up after a searcher sorts by star rating.

Take a look below:

Google Rating Filter

We wrote about this rating filter in-depth yesterday but have had many questions on it so we felt it would be good to go further into it.

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