I'm considering signing on for the year. Before I part with my money, I was wondering if some of you other contractors could post a quick message to let me know if its worth the investment. The site seems legit and professional, but I hear to many horror stories about people getting hosed online. I pay about $1300.00 per year on advertising now which works well for me, but we're living in a techno world & this seems to be the next logical step. Still.....any comments/advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance, Bill
I only have the free membership. I do get job leads in my email, though...usually a couple a week. I need to tweak my catagory preferences I think because I haven't really been interested in the ones I've gotten.
Hello Bill, I too was spending about $1,300 a year on advertising that really generated Zip for me. I found this web site about 9 monthes ago and have never looked back I have droped all other advertising exept this one. Once a full member I received easily three e-mails a week with good leads and at least Two direct phone calls a week. This web site has paid for itself the very first job.
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In my opinion, the site is worth the money as far as advertising goes. There is alot of traffic on this site and if nothing else the exposure is great. We get alot of calls from our listing. We don't necessarly use the leads, I'm not a big fan of being one of 15 contractors to respond to a project. I prefer to deal with customers who call direct either from referrals or other advertising however, the leads do seem to be pretty solid for the most part. Potential customers on this site are here because they want work done, and it's up to you to sell yourself and your skills. I believe you get a pretty good bang for your buck.
Hi bill I could tell you a couple things if you wish and I had very hi advertising cost that was more than yours. I am also thinking of signing for a year. My advertising costs are about double of yours. This is a good site and as long as you do quality work then you will not have any problems getting jobs. I have canceled all of my ads for next year and I was listed in the yellow pages all over the Niagara region. It was $2500 a month and I get more work from this site then the yellow pages. People that use this site have been ripped off that is true. Don't worry though If you noticed the customers respond quickly to bad companies and they pass there name along. Good contractors names go along way on this site. Word of mouth spreads fast here. Maybe you should email me with a list of things you do and I might be able to pass your name along if I can not get to some people!
I have been a member of this site and I can say that it has paid off many times over. The only downside is that marketers have caught on to this and now get information from our profiles and start calling. But as far as cients and opportunities there are plenty of them emailed every day. For the best part they are good. I would say its a good investment...
Hello: We to are only listed here for free. We do get a lot of leads but cannot bid on them unless we're a Prieum Member. We're still thinking it over since I only do my handyman services some evenings and weekends, I have my regular job. I don't think this is a scam though.
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