Let’s be honest, most customers that choose to give you a review without you asking aren’t the nicest folks—they are generally crazy customers ranting about something that went wrong. Whether it’s an angry one-legger ranting about how they don’t need their spouse to make a remodeling decision or jus...


Malicious and shady operators are out there in your industry. Maybe a competitor who can’t compete honestly, or maybe an angry ex-employee, there are people out there who write fake reviews to damage your business. Here is a guide for what to do when the fishy one-star reviews come in! First, let’s...


Referral leads are well loved for a reason: they close at an unparalleled rate, and the cost-per-lead is about as low as it gets. The question is how to grow the amount of referrals you receive. A certain portion of your customers are going to refer you without you doing a thing. Picking a home serv...


Skip straight to the insights by downloading our free analysis to the right! Review stars next to your listing in Google – you’ve seen it for titanic review companies like Yelp or Home Advisor. You’ve probably even seen them for some of your biggest competitors, the national players in your industry...


When you search for your moving business online, what do you see? This is exactly what a prospective customer (or someone on the fence after talking to your sales team) is going to do, so it’s a useful thought experiment. You see your own moving website (woo!). You see your Google Local listing (dou...


The short answer: definitely, unequivocally YES! Business owners tend to (fairly) focus on negative reviews – but the majority of reviews on Yelp are 4 or 5 stars! The more reviews you have, the higher your star-rating tends to be, so you should aim to get as many reviews as possible. The long answe...


Here is a useful thought experiment for home services business owners: Google your business name. For me, that’s “Spectrum Communications Schaumburg.” See what your customers see when they find you online. If you’re investing in your website’s architecture and SEO, your homepage is hopefully showing...


2015 is coming to a close and, if all went well, another successful year for your home services company is in the books. Since most people will spend the next few weeks visiting family, attending holiday parties and popping champagne, you probably don’t have too many jobs lined up, leaving you with...


Keeping up on trends and best practices in your industry should be a top concern for any quality remodeling company—and what better way to improve your own business than by learning how others have done the same thing? Recently, Remodeling Magazine released its annual report of the Top 550 remo...


Yes, you read that correctly. While the common, knee-jerk reaction is to assume that getting a negative review (or more than one) is a death-sentence for your business, it’s time to think again. Negative reviews are actually great opportunities; handle them the right way and they can do wonders to b...


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