Category Archives: Marketing & Social Media

How To Find Landscaping Jobs Near Me

Other than being a master of your trade, three of the most important aspects of a successful landscaping business are: having quality lead generation, bidding jobs correctly, and landing the job. Many contractors are top-notch tradesmen but may not know how to generate more landscaping leads.

Another scenario is they have the landscaping leads, but they may not bid accurately and end up losing money, or they bid too high and don’t get the referrals and repeat customers they would with a more accurate estimate. Here are some tricks of the landscaping trade.

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Improve Your Online Presence In 2020

In the midst of summer, it’s important to remember that your marketing matters for lead generation. Let’s look at cleaning up your online presence and sprucing up what you are doing online to make your business thrive and grow. It’s really a good idea for every business to spend time bi-annually or quarterly tidying up their online presence and monitoring their online reputation on a daily/weekly basis.

With all the jobs you have lined up that may seem like a daunting task, but it is an essential cog. Try these simple tips for spring cleaning your business’s “online house” and make your business shine!

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Best Online Marketing Strategies for Small Home Service Businesses

Marketing your small home service business is important when trying to get leads and traffic. Because most people turn to Google and other websites to find home service providers, it’s important that your marketing strategies are outstanding, especially online ones. Marketing your small business also doesn’t have to cost you a lot of money, in fact, marketing online is extremely affordable.

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How to Create a Marketing Plan for Your Contractor Business

With the start of the new year, now’s the time to start thinking of new strategies to help your business grow. If you don’t have one already, a marketing strategy is one of the best things you can do to find new customers and keep old ones coming back.

Looking to grow your business in 2020? Sign up with CraftJack today and start receiving leads from homeowners in your area.

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SEO For Contractors

You have likely heard the acronym SEO, and maybe you have even read about search engine optimization, but still, its meaning and relevance elude you. Don’t feel bad; by definition, it seems rather simple but understanding the intricacies and implementation are much more complex and ever-changing which is likely what you have found out.

In today’s dominant online landscape, SEO for contractors is as important as a contractor’s ability to do their trade well; so, fortunately, there are a lot of resources and SEO tips at CraftJack to help you wade in the SEO waters.

Looking for more leads in your area? Sign up for CraftJack today to start receiving more leads in your area.

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Contractor Lead Generation Tips & Tricks

As a contractor, one of the more frustrating parts of your job is likely trying to find leads. Job opportunities are out there, but they don’t always find you. Sometimes you have to take an active role in reaching out and cultivating potential clients and customers.

It can be overwhelming to even decide where to start, but have no fear! CraftJack is here to share the best tips and tricks for home improvement lead generation.

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Top 6 SEO Tips for Contractors

Delivering referral-worthy services to your clients is the easy part — you know what you’re doing. It’s helping people find you online can throw a wrench in things. Local field service technicians and contractors need to compete for their share of the market.

If you sleep on your online presence, you’re basically throwing in the towel, because being optimized for search engines won’t happen on its own. Here are six ways contractors and other home services professionals can ensure they come up in search results. CONTINUE READING

Blogging Tips For Contractors

So, maybe you’ve been considering starting a blog for your website. While it is additional work, it can help to boost your business and make it easier to market yourself. If you’re a pro who’s been blogging for some time, maybe you’re looking for more inspiration.

You’ve come to the right place. Sometimes, all it takes is a little inspiration to get writing. Here are a few blogging tips you can use as a contractor. CONTINUE READING

Twitter FAQs For Contractors

When you’re thinking of social media, one of the many sites that might come to mind is Twitter. It’s been around since 2006 and is known for its short and succinct messages sent to a worldwide audience. It functions a little differently than other social media sites you may have used before, but that shouldn’t stop you from giving it a try and seeing how it can help your business!

If you’ve been considering using Twitter to generate leads for your business, now is the time. Here are a few frequently asked questions you should know and how you can get started with a successful twitter account. CONTINUE READING

Instagram FAQ For Contractors

It’s likely that you’ve heard and (maybe even used) one of the many popular social media platforms available: Instagram. Photo-driven social media is on the rise, making this platform a great tool use. Small business owners and contractors can benefit from using Instagram to help create more brand awareness and connect with more customers.

However, many stay away from Instagram, as it can be confusing for those who have never used it but hear of how often it changes. Luckily, we’re here to clear up any worries you may have. Here are a few frequently asked questions about Instagram, specifically for contractors. CONTINUE READING