DIY Websites

Discussion in 'Advertising Offline/Online & Canvassing' started by SPCleaning, Mar 24, 2015.

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  1. SPCleaning

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    #1 SPCleaning, Mar 24, 2015
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    I use a website template created by yola.com. I did this because it was a way of getting on the web with little cost and if you have a small budget starting out, paying an expert to build you a site can be costly.

    I have not changed to a professional site as mine brings in a lot of work. If its not broken, etc etc

    On my contact page I leave a note, sometimes saying that I am not taking clients, sometimes it says I am. On Saturday night I removed the 'I am not currently taking new clients' message.

    Here is a list of the work it has produced since Sunday. All work has been quoted and agreed.

    £160 Pressure Washing
    £30 Domestic 6 week clean
    £50 domestic 8 week clean
    £150 Gutter/Fascia Clean
    £250 Builders Clean
    £20 Domestic 6 week clean
    £40 Domestic 6 week clean

    and another window cleaning enquiry worth about £30 (I know the property)

    So DIY sites can work for you.

    http://www.properjobcleans.co.uk/

    It can be very simple and produce results. Take a look at mine. I am not looking for feedback but I'm sure some of you will provide some :eek: Smurf be kind :D
     
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  2. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    SPC is right, we use 1and1.com for ours, 30 day free trial then £12 per month including domain registration. This is by far the easiest I have ever used and quick too, started generating work first week we had it up.

    I have used godaddy ect in the past but they are always trying to sell more ****.

    K I S S = Keep it simple stupid! As SPC says it works.

    You are always asking how to get work without door knocking well here is a lead generator that cost £3 per week.

    Mine is still not quite finished http://greenwindowcleaner.co.uk
     
  3. Diwrnach

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    Notice you do solar panels SPC, hope you did a course :p
     
  5. Diwrnach

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    Like your T&Cs, really need to do this on mine really but never been able to word it in a way I was happy with.
     
  6. SPCleaning

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    I just kept it simple and said what I meant.
     
  7. bluewater

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    Ive used google sites, they charge me £2.50 per month. I built it from watching youtube and reading googles easy tutorials.

    www.bluewatercleaning.co.uk
     
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    Looks really good, but something to look at is it takes ages to load, I thought it wasn't working to start with and you had put the wrong url, tried it several times and the same every time.
     
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    thanks for the feedback I appreciate it, I'll maybe ditch the slideshow for a picture
     
  10. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    Yes but you also need to promote it, I am telling you nothing you dont know, you have to get it up the rankings, a key thing on mine, and yes I always ask custies how they found me, is I am the first window cleaning web site in my area that mentions residential, all the others just seem to brag about big commercial jobs.

    I get plenty cause I say 'residential' which is what a homeowner is looking for.

    That's my tip of the day.
     
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