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Old 06-06-2006, 08:50 PM
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Do I need web page?

I have been running my business little over 1 year. I was wondering do I need web page? if I have a web page ,will I get more jobs?is everyone has web page?

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Old 06-07-2006, 02:39 AM
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I would think it helps. It best it's a good marketing tool and at least- your competitors probably have one already. A web site is basically the 2006 version of a listing in the yellow pages.
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Old 06-07-2006, 06:56 AM
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More and more people are turning away from paper ads and just browsing the internet for local businesses so it definitely can't hurt. Lets say I do a web search for a local grass cutter and see that theres Bob's Professional Grass Shaving and Henrys Lawn Care. Unders Bob's company it shows just a phone number and maybe an address but for Henrys company it shows a phone number and a website address where I can now find pictures of jobs already done, a contact form, estimate form, testimonials etc. Which one looks more professional and provides me with more information? Get a website but don't make it crappy. If your website looks like crap customers will think your business is crap. Looks and ease of use are everything in the online world.
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Old 06-07-2006, 10:46 PM
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First, to answer your question: No, no, and no.

But it helps, I ran my first 4 years without, just this last winter decided to put something online.

It's cool, something to do when yard work is slow.
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Old 06-08-2006, 01:45 AM
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It's so cheap to maintain, that my advice is to have a website even if it's only a single page.

Even if you got no work off of it.
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Old 06-11-2006, 02:06 PM
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In todays day and age you have to have a website (and I'm not just saying that because I do websites). I know that when I go to places like switchboard.com and look for someone in the area - the first thing I do is look for a website link - be in a grocery store, hair salon, or lawncare. I'm much more likely to contact a place that has a website because I'm already comfortable with them because I checked out their site
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