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I found this excellent article on marketing your roof cleaning business.

Many local roof cleaningbusinesses struggle to find ways to promote themselves, get links, rank in search engines, and ultimately drive traffic to their roof cleaningwebsites. Most small roof cleaning businesses also have limited budgets making the task more difficult. For those businesses here are 13 ways you can promote your roof cleaning business online for free.

Google Local: If you dont already have one Create an account on Google Local. emty-pocketsEnter your company name, address, phone number and roof cleaningwebsite. Verify the information with a postacard or telephone call. In a few weeks you will help you get a map listing for your roof cleaningcompany name or industry and town.

Google Coupons: Coupons are a great way to bring new roof cleaningcustomers into your business or remind old customers that youre still around. Google has a free coupon tool that puts your roof cleaning coupon on relevant local searches.

Google Base: Google base is part of Googles one box service. Google uses it to try giving the most appropriate answer from different data sources. If you are selling products you can upload feeds automatically into Google Base and often get preferential placement. You can also upload your business, or special event.

Yahoo Local: Yahoo local is a directory organized by category and geographic location. You can get a basic listing in Yahoo Local for free. People searching for your roof cleaningbusiness or industry can find your listing

Get Reviews: An integral part of the Yahoo Local listings are reviews. Ask your good roof cleaningcustomers to write reviews for you on Yahoo local. Businesses with higher ratings will get preferential listings.

YellowPages.com: Yellow Pages have a strong brand name and recognition, and are still used by many people today. They offer a few levels of listings the most basic is free.

Press Releases: Doing something newsworthy? If you are you can always submit a press release for free at PRLeap.com. Be sure to check out their tips like 25 Action Words for Writing a Newsworthy Headline and Why Localizing a Press Release to a ZIP Code and City Matters.

Free Blog Promotion Tools: Does your roof cleaningcompany have a website or are you thinking of adding one? Websites like Technorati and mybloglog can help you gain exposure, visitors, readers, and subscribers to your roof cleaningblog.

Free Directory Advertising: It doesnt get any easier than trying free advertising. Go to BOTW.org and sign up for a free 60 day advertising listing.

Create a Lens at Squidoo: Squidoo has a nice easy to use interface that allows you to give information to your visitors. You can talk about your roof cleaningbusiness specifically or the services or products you provide.

LinkedIn: Join LinkedIn and get connected with people you know and make connections with people you dont through introductions. Look at the new Questions and Answers section and try and be genuinely helpful. Follow the axiom of Givers Gain and you may generate a few roof cleaning leads for yourself from your goodwill.

Email Signatures: Be sure to add your URL to all of your outgoing email. Try adding your mission statement, or a catchy phrase about roof cleaningto help people understand what you do. Change it a several times a year so people notice it again.

Syndicate Your Content and Ideas: Take advantage of article distribution Services like EZineArticles, ISnare, and IdeaMarketers to spread your message and approach. Use them to bring roof cleaningleads to your site by offering things like free ebooks or PDFs that they can download after entering their contact information.

For more tips on how to promote your local roof cleaningbusiness be sure to check out my complete series on local search tips, tricks and secrets or visit my local search page on Squidoo



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Your tips are always topnotch. Thank you for sharing these with us.

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Good stuff Chris, thanks.

I noticed on google there is an up arrow and an X on the right side of each link.

You can click on your up arrow and make your website go to the top of the page on your computer. I'm not sure how it affects other computers and what ranking they see.

You can also click on the X on your competitors and make them disappear.

I wonder if you get all your friends to click the up arrows on our websites to the front page, if it would help our overall rankings.

-- Edited by Mike Sullivan at 11:32, 2009-01-28

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I have tried a few of these and a few are news to me. Good stuff. Free advertising is always good. I know this is ONLINE marketing but the best "free" advertising I have done is to clean a portion of a roof at a busy intersection where cars are often stopped and put a nice roof cleaning yard sign up for a few weeks before finishing the roof.

-- Edited by mmcgue at 17:42, 2009-02-02

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Mike Sullivan wrote:

Good stuff Chris, thanks.

I noticed on google there is an up arrow and an X on the right side of each link.

You can click on your up arrow and make your website go to the top of the page on your computer. I'm not sure how it affects other computers and what ranking they see.

You can also click on the X on your competitors and make them disappear.

I wonder if you get all your friends to click the up arrows on our websites to the front page, if it would help our overall rankings.

-- Edited by Mike Sullivan at 11:32, 2009-01-28



Don't know Mike ?
I would encourage ALL our roof cleaners to make Merchant Circle and Show Me Local Pages.
It is totally free, and will provide good links for your main roof cleaningweb site.
A Merchant Circle page will actually out perform a web site, unless the web site has a lot of links, or is an old URL.
This is because Merchant Circle pages have thousands of back links automatically.
Merchant Circle is the fastest way to instant web visibility for hundreds of roof cleaners.
I suggest it highly!



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I actually got on here to add merchant circle to the list but I see Chris is a step ahead of me. Merchant circle is as good as it gets as far as free online service.

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Ditto on the MC ads. So far to date MC hasgenerated a lot of $$ in sales. By far the best advertising I've seen out there that is free.

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I joined the MC, need to learn more about them.

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I'm all over this. It is snowing its azz off outside so I have time to play internet marketer todaywink



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OMFG, is there ANYBODY who don't have a Merchant Circle ADno

PLUS, there is Show Me Local, it is FREE too biggrin

BOTH these sites will outperform a NEW web site, and will GET YOU BUSINESS!

Both of these sites have free blogs on them.

Once you are certified, you can tell the world about it on your Merchant Circle Blog .

Be SURE and link back to the RCIA Forum ?

This will help KEEP our Forum at the TOP of any roof cleaning search, assuring YOU of maximum exposure.

Get BUSY guys, get on Merchant Circle and Show Me Local

Time to get PAID

Can you FEEL me ??

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813 655 8777

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