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Is A Social Media Marketing Plan a Waste of Time For Contractors?

Posted by Jimmy Hovey on Fri, Apr 27, 2012 @ 08:40 AM

A Social Media Marketing Plan Is NOT A Waste of Time For Your Contracting Business....Here's Why...

Social media marketing is proven method to promote your content.  This doesn't mean that you have to "push" your content on someone.  "Push" marketing has been a part of corporate America for over 50 years.  Consumers are tired of it. 

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Topics: contractor school, marketing for contractors, social media marketing plan, contractor leads, contractor advertising, construction social media, contractor marketing ideas, contractor web sites

Contractor School:19 Steps To Zero-In On A Lead Generation Website

Posted by Jimmy Hovey on Wed, Apr 18, 2012 @ 10:27 PM

What Is A Lead Generation Website?

I get that question quite often, so I thought it might be easier to put together a visual representation of all the elements that go into a successful lead generation site.  

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Topics: Electrical Contractor, contractor school, contractor leads, contractor advertising, contractor marketing ideas, contractor web sites, contractor websites

Contractor Websites: 4 Ways To Build Your Content Marketing Blueprint

Posted by Jimmy Hovey on Tue, Apr 17, 2012 @ 08:50 PM

It Is Easy To Spot Contractor Websites With No Content Strategy....How About Yours?

Even If You Go To A Web Designer, They Will Most Likely Ask You For Your Content

Not Sure What to Write, How To Write?

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Topics: contractor school, contractor leads, contractor advertising, contractor marketing ideas, contractor websites, contractor marketing systems, contractor, contractor website, contractor web site

Contractor Websites: How To Generate More Leads From Your Website

Posted by Jimmy Hovey on Thu, Apr 12, 2012 @ 08:56 AM

Generating Leads From Contractor Websites Has NOTHING To Do With How It Looks....

It's All About WHAT It Says...

You may have the best product or service available.  Your expertise may be supreme and customer service like no other.  But if your potential customers are not aware of your business or how to find it, you may as well shut the doors and go home.

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Topics: Content Marketing Strategy, marketing for contractors, contractor leads, contractor advertising, contractor websites, contractor marketing systems, contractor lead generation, contractor website, contractor web site

Contractor Website: 10 Simple Tips For Building Quality Links

Posted by Jimmy Hovey on Wed, Apr 11, 2012 @ 02:39 PM

Simple Tips for Link Building Strategies

It can be simple to create and implement a quality link building strategy. All you need is some good tips and a passion for your business. Your passion will drive you to want to attract new customers retain your current ones.

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Topics: marketing for contractors, contractor leads, contractor advertising, contractor websites, contractor web 2.0, contractor marketing systems, contractor website, contractor web site, building links to your site, link building practices

A Blogging Process Map For Creating SEO Blogs On Contractor Websites

Posted by Jimmy Hovey on Tue, Apr 10, 2012 @ 11:19 PM

A System Is The Best Way To Get Consistent SEO Results For Your Contractor Website

Here Is My Process

I wanted to share Stage 1 of how I prepare to write a blog post.  Few people actually realize all of the steps required to create an SEO optimized post that will benefit your website.

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Topics: contractor school, contractor advertising, contractor websites, contractor social marketing, contractor web 2.0, contractor marketing systems, contractor lead generation, contractor, contractor website

Contractor School Of Social Media: 4 Tips For Building Your Network

Posted by Jimmy Hovey on Fri, Mar 23, 2012 @ 02:16 PM

Like You Really Need Another Thing To Do...

But Don't Put Social Media On The Bottom Of Your List....

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Topics: contractor school, contractor leads, contractor advertising, contractor websites, contractor social marketing, contractor web 2.0, contractor marketing systems, contractor lead nurturing, contractor lead generation

How I Grew My Electrical Contractor Website Traffic By 1,123% In 2011

Posted by Jimmy Hovey on Thu, Mar 22, 2012 @ 08:00 AM

In, 2011, I Grew My Contracting Website Traffic By 1,123%.......

What Kind Of Traffic?

Many people will dismiss traffic and say it is not important.  I disagree.  If you don't have traffic, you will never generate a lead from your website, it is just that simple.  You have to have traffic before you have leads. 

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Topics: contractor school, contractor leads, contractor advertising, contractor websites, contractor web 2.0, contractor marketing systems, contractor lead generation, contractor, contractor website, how to become a contractor, michigan contractor website

5 Ideas For Nurturing Your Contractor Leads After 30 Days

Posted by Jimmy Hovey on Wed, Mar 21, 2012 @ 08:00 AM

Contractor Leads After 30 Days...It's All About Continuous Engagement!

Remember in the post from yesterday that It Takes 5 to 7 Views to Build Rapport?

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Topics: marketing for contractors, contractor leads, contractor advertising, contractor websites, contractor web 2.0, contractor marketing systems, contractor lead nurturing, contractor website, lead nurturing for contractors

Contractor Leads: 6 Emails To Stay Connected The First 30 Days

Posted by Jimmy Hovey on Tue, Mar 20, 2012 @ 07:00 AM

Contractor Leads Are Hard To Come By....You Have A Lead...Now What?

Here Is How To Build Trust Through Connectivity in the First 30 Days.....

Lead Nurturing Email #1-Instant Thank You

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Topics: contractor school, contractor leads, contractor advertising, lead nurturing, contractor web 2.0, contractor marketing systems, contractor lead nurturing, lead nurturing for contractors

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