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Old 11-12-2012, 07:43 PM
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How important is a website?

Question for you guys most of my work comes from referrals etc. Im thinking of spending the time to build a quality website. Those of you that have them do your customers use them is it a good tool to get more work? is it worth the time and effort?

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Old 11-12-2012, 08:03 PM
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It's our number one tool to reach new customers. A good website is definitely worth any money and time you put into it.
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Old 11-12-2012, 08:52 PM
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Ours is very basic but over the last year we've had alot of people call from it. most saying they just did a basic google search.
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Old 11-12-2012, 09:41 PM
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get one. I have two and multiple domains. Simple websites, probably too much info but I get a lot of compliments from women who are researching services for their husbands. When i can't seem to make my point with a customer, that is, I can't seem to explain the difference between a chipper and a mulcher, I ask them to visit my website. I rarely have someone tell me that they don't have a computer but it happens.

In today's world, i think a website is almost as important to service providers who work out of their home, farm or ranch as it is to a store front for people who sell tangible goods.
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Old 11-12-2012, 09:42 PM
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Over 75% of my business has came through my website. I think it's very important, a lot of people look online for their services before anywhere else.
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Old 11-13-2012, 06:51 AM
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A website will do you no good unless new customers can find it. It is not near as easy as you think too have your site come up on the first page of search engines.
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:40 AM
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If you are doing up a web site, you might as well do up a FaceBook page at the same time. People spend more time on FB and then they get linked to your site from there. Twitter is optional.
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Old 11-13-2012, 10:40 AM
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Thanks guys I figured that. Ive been working on it here and there but never seem to finish it up. More i think about the more Im thinking its a real important tool you guys have any links to your sites? give me some ideas..
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:54 PM
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Be careful with Facebook links. If you have a personal page and get a little rowdy or have a lot of drama on it, it might be visible to potential customers from your other page. I canceled my facebook page. Now I just use phonebook.
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Old 11-14-2012, 08:51 PM
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It's our number one tool to reach new customers. A good website is definitely worth any money and time you put into it.
I agree completly.
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