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Old 02-19-2005, 03:54 PM
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Does a web site help

We are thinking about setting up a web site. My questions are.
1. Do they bring business in or are they just something for a new or regular customer to look @?
2. Are they worth the money?
3. What is a good price?
4. Any sites to get started with?
Thanks for the help. All the web sites on this forum look great.
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Old 02-19-2005, 05:21 PM
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It depends on what services you offer. We only install paving stones.
We use our website, PaversInstalled.Com
to support our advertising. It allows people to see and read what are company is about.

Last night I signed a deal. They found us solely by doing a Google search.

It also adds value to the service we provide to our clients.

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Old 02-19-2005, 08:11 PM
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A guy in California contacted me about 8 months ago said he found my site. Ive been mowng a house he owns near me ever since and have never seen the guy.
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Old 02-19-2005, 08:37 PM
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Rex Mann...Thanks, it looks great . I guess the web does work. We do 40% stonework, 60% maintenance so I think it would help us too. Did you make the site, or did a service do it. Any ideas on cost $500, $1000, $2000.
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Old 02-19-2005, 08:42 PM
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I have just a basic site.....and its a free one. But the naming suffers because they want to tag on their name, but for free I don't care. If it works out I will purchase a domain name and go that route.

You can go here and see it or click the link under my name.
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Old 02-19-2005, 08:43 PM
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Promo Lawn: The lawn mower audio is the best. Thanks for the info.
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Old 02-19-2005, 09:55 PM
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Merlin: That is a nice site!

p.s. I love the trailer! do you pull it with the ranger?
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Old 02-19-2005, 11:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Rex Mann
It depends on what services you offer. We only install paving stones.
We use our website, PaversInstalled.Com
to support our advertising. It allows people to see and read what are company is about.

Last night I signed a deal. They found us solely by doing a Google search.

It also adds value to the service we provide to our clients.

Peace,

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How did you go about placing your website on google. Did you use one of their advertising tools, such as the one you only pay for the amount of hits your website gets. Thanks
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Old 02-20-2005, 12:34 AM
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Merlin: That is a nice site!

p.s. I love the trailer! do you pull it with the ranger?

Thanks....yea its not a bad site for free.

Yes, for now I pull it with the ranger, gonna upgrade soon though.....ranger seems to do okay but I definetly know it is back there...LOL
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Old 02-20-2005, 03:57 PM
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We use Google adwords. We have had a website for a couple of years now. If you type in our company name it will come up for free on Google. If you type in "pavers phoenix" in Google we come up on the right because we pay to come up, however, you do not pay unless they click on your header. We use about 60 different adwords.

The adwords cost us about $40.00 a month with a great ROI.

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