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Everything you need to succeed as a Home Services company in a digital world.

Anatomy of a Service Business Website That Grows Customer Trust [Infographic]

EJ Brown

Posted by EJ Brown

August 4, 2018

To stand out in the service business industry, you need a high-performing website that's easy to use and easy to find.

Keys to Ensure Employee and Customer Satisfaction

Pat F

Posted by Pat F

July 25, 2018

Two Satisfied Employees

When running a service business, it is important to keep employee and customer satisfaction in mind. Here are some ways to ensure happy employee and customers.

Instapay - credit card payments in under 30 mins

Ian H.

Posted by Ian H., CEO

June 17, 2018

money pig

We know the last thing you want to do is wait 2 days or more to get your money from credit card payments.  With Instapay , you can take payment out in the field and see  your money , deposited in  your  bank account in under 30 minutes. You can set Instapay to be on when you need it, or you can set it to be on all the time by default. We know how important maintaining cash flow can be in your business. So we are making it easier than ever for you to get paid as quickly as possible. <iframe width="100%" height="100%" src="https://fast.wistia.net/embed/iframe/cz0fisr0bb?videoFoam=true" title="Wistia video player" allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" class="wistia_embed" name="wistia_embed" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen" mozallowfullscreen="mozallowfullscreen" webkitallowfullscreen="webkitallowfullscreen" oallowfullscreen="" msallowfullscreen=""></iframe>

How Virtual Receptionists Increase Your Business

Maddy Martin

Posted by Maddy Martin, Head of Marketing and Partnerships at Smith.ai

June 4, 2018

Woman using a virtual receptionist platform on her computer

If you’re not yet using a live answering service, here are 5 major ways it can help you increase new business and make your current clients happier.

8 Content Marketing Strategies For Home Service Businesses

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

May 10, 2018

Content marketing is a trending marketing strategy to drive traffic to your website and increase business leads. These eight easy content marketing ideas are great starting points for any home services company.

3 Ways to Boost Your Professional Network

Pat F

Posted by Pat F

April 13, 2018

Board Game Networking

Connecting yourself to other professionals in the same industry can help you learn more about the industry and bring in more referrals. Here are some effective ways to boost your professional network.

How Can Driving Reviews Elevates Your SEO?

Pat F

Posted by Pat F

April 12, 2018

Building Legos

Good reputation is a key component in developing a successful business. What can you do to promote a positive online reputation that in turn benefits your business?

Which Marketing Tactics Drive Results?

Sam Robinson

Posted by Sam Robinson, Sales Development Representative

April 10, 2018

Marketing Guru

Here is how you can weed through the scams to find marketing that actually works, is affordable and represents your business the right way at the right stage of the game.

Attracting Great Employees to Your Company

Pat F

Posted by Pat F

March 26, 2018

Black Mountain Plumbing Employees

Employees are an important asset in your company, but what can you do to attract quality employees? Learn how you can attract and retain qualifying employees in an effective way.

Unlocking the Psychology That Drives Purchases

Kindra K.

Posted by Kindra K., Marketing Coordinator

March 13, 2018

Illuminated brain in girls head

Before attracting new customers, it is essential to understand how customers think before making a purchase. Following these principles can help anyone to secure a loyal customer base while growing their business at the same time.