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Looking for some help and suggestions. This season is off to a horrible start priced maybe a dozen jobs or more and have only cleaned 5 roofs.  If any of the members can try to find me and let me know what they see and possibly do a screen shot.  I have spent countless hours trying to find out why the phone is not ringing or the leads are not coming in from my website.  I have also spent thousands on all sorts of advertising with newpapers, flyers,spring homeimprovent pullouts, Eddm card, Prospect Pro email campainge, emergency cards(4 surrounding towns) breakfast menus,on line listings with Yext. I have checked my contact page on my website to make sure the link isnt broken. I also have check my office phone to make sure it works(ha ha). I now park my van in high visible spots during the day and on weekends, Home depots, Lowes, Shopping malls,Grocery stores. We had a long hard winter and I figured this season would start slow but this is ridiculous and It is now affecting my day to day motivation. After having an awesome season last year I had high hopes for this season, but maybe it is just a slow start. 



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I would definitely throw some rock flyers. Last week we threw about 1600 And have received 6 leads.

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Don't give up hope Brian. I'm sure as soon it gets a bit warmer up where you are your phone will be off the hook. We've been there before too.

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A to Z wrote:

I would definitely throw some rock flyers. Last week we threw about 1600 And have received 6 leads.


 put rock flyers together 2 weeks ago. I throw them on my way to and from my roof cleaning. I spent friday rock flying and putting on door hangers... 



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Wordpress site!!

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How many did you throw?
What do they look like you can email me if you want?

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Eric I will look into Word press site in off season dont want to change for fear of starting over.

Zack I made 2500 rock flyers i did approx 800 on Friday and heading out today. I will email you a copy. 



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Pelham NH. 03076

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Mr Maintenance wrote:

Looking for some help and suggestions. This season is off to a horrible start priced maybe a dozen jobs or more and have only cleaned 5 roofs.  If any of the members can try to find me and let me know what they see and possibly do a screen shot.  I have spent countless hours trying to find out why the phone is not ringing or the leads are not coming in from my website.  I have also spent thousands on all sorts of advertising with newpapers, flyers,spring homeimprovent pullouts, Eddm card, Prospect Pro email campainge, emergency cards(4 surrounding towns) breakfast menus,on line listings with Yext. I have checked my contact page on my website to make sure the link isnt broken. I also have check my office phone to make sure it works(ha ha). I now park my van in high visible spots during the day and on weekends, Home depots, Lowes, Shopping malls,Grocery stores. We had a long hard winter and I figured this season would start slow but this is ridiculous and It is now affecting my day to day motivation. After having an awesome season last year I had high hopes for this season, but maybe it is just a slow start. 


 Do you want the truth ? Your website is a mess! Your roof cleaning page needs work, especially the headline at the top of the page. I got news for you, Brian Jackson and his 20 years of experience dont mean chit to a potential customer, UNTIL you have got their interest with some nice before and after pics, get some before and afters at the TOP of the page!



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We are getting about one lead for every 280 rock flyers we throw. At the moment we are packaging rock flyers we have materials to make about 30,000 that we will be throwing in the next couple months.

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We are getting about one lead for every 280 rock flyers we throw. At the moment we are packaging rock flyers we have materials to make about 30,000 that we will be throwing in the next couple months.


 Do u use florescent colored bags, or clear ones ?

 



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We use clear bags.

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A to Z wrote:

We use clear bags.


 Ever try a bright yellow bag ? U can see them more better, on the grass ?

 



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It just finally warmed up here. Phone hasn't gone crazy yet. Almost all calls have been referals.

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Mr Maintenance wrote:

Eric I will look into Word press site in off season dont want to change for fear of starting over.

Zack I made 2500 rock flyers i did approx 800 on Friday and heading out today. I will email you a copy. 


 Its not starting over, its just starting with a good SEO foundation.  The site will cost you $97 for the template and a few hundred to get it optimized.  The majority of my work comes from my site.  We can make a new page and the next day, find it on the first page of Google.  Lisa is constantly adding content with ease on the Wordpress platform.  Don't hesitate to give me a call and I will help you with anything I can on the site.  Remember I am the all wise and knowing moderator with the big truck! LOL



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Listen to Chris. About 5-6 yrs ago he told me to trash my website because it was crap and not ranking. Well, I didn't trash it but we did revamp it and made A LOT of changes. Long story short, we are now on the first page of every search and we are busy as chit. Right now we are 4 weeks out ( basicly because of 2 huge jobs ) and the phone is still ringing. If it we not for Chris being as blunt as be was I might have never made it in this business. Chris literaly saved my arse! And for that I am forever greatful.

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But realize that the website is ranking very well.

I agree that some before and after pics at the top, even in a slideshow would be fantastic.

Brian I honestly think that it is due to the prolonged shatty weather we had up here.

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A to Z wrote:

Just so you know Brian does have a blog, I don't mean to speak for him because I know he will probably be back on tomorrow.
I only say so because we have the same company working on our sites.


 Thanks Zack!

I think what all of us are saying, is Brian needs to have a REASON for customers to call him, and that reason needs to be right at the TOP of his page.

This video, from my friend, and fellow RCIA Certified Roof Cleaner Larry Millette, is what I mean by giving customers a REASON to call you.

 

 

All potential customers listen to the same "radio station", it is called WII FM (What's In It For Me)

Larry's video clearly shows customers, what's in it, for them!

One reason that Larry is booked 4 weeks out, slammed with work, while Craigslist Tampa is full of roof and pressure washers selling their chit.

 

 



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Brian,

You can get a WP blog attached to your website. You don't need to start over. After putting in about 30 quality blog hours, you will start getting some dividend. This is why organic SEO can run thousands if you hire a company. With all the work I've done I would self appraise my 2 websites at roughly $200K.

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Roof Cleaning Palm Harbor FL 727 543 3276 wrote:

Listen to Chris. About 5-6 yrs ago he told me to trash my website because it was crap and not ranking. Well, I didn't trash it but we did revamp it and made A LOT of changes. Long story short, we are now on the first page of every search and we are busy as chit. Right now we are 4 weeks out ( basicly because of 2 huge jobs ) and the phone is still ringing. If it we not for Chris being as blunt as be was I might have never made it in this business. Chris literaly saved my arse! And for that I am forever greatful.


 I guess I could be a little more "politically correct" Larry, and not so blunt. But I believe in "tough love", and often that is what it takes.

ED and Eric are correct, Brian Needs a Wordpress Blog attached to that site, and some roof cleaning pictures AT THE TOP of the page!

These people (who host the new RCIA Forum) http://www.tmdhosting.com/ have THE best deal going on Wordpress Hosting!

For about 30 bucks a YEAR, he can buy unlimited hosting from them, and they will even install Wordpress for him! They HAVE Wordpress in several versions, ready to go, for a FREE Install!

In fact, if Brian were smart, he would switch his entire website to them (they will even do the change over to their servers, at no charge)

Brian COULD have his entire website hosted there, including a Wordpress Blog installed on it, for about 30 bucks a year!

 

 

 



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I read to where you dont have a word press site.

Get one.

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