Posts in the ‘Marketing’ Category

5 Myths You Need to Blow Up to Take Your Digital Marketing Game to the Next Level (Part 1 of a 2 Part Series)

Opening image digital marketing myths to blow up | Innovate Building Solutions | Innovate Builders Blog | #DigitalMarketing #RemodelingBusiness #MarketingTip #GrowingBusiness
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If you’re a remodeling contractor and are overwhelmed by digital marketing, you’re not alone. What do all these fancy acronyms mean? What is SEO, PPC, SEM anyway? You may be asking, how can I bid, coordinate and install jobs and still find time to create ‘content’ (whatever that means) and post on social media? How can I generate more new leads and make sure past customers remember about me without bleeding my budget dry with Pay Per…

Are trade shows a wise investment for your remodeling business?

Are trade shows a wise investment for your remodeling business | Innovate Building Solutions | #TradeShows #RemodelingTradeShows #HGShow #RemodelingShows
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I’ll admit it right up front. I have a love/hate relationship with exhibiting at trade shows for my remodeling and wholesale supply businesses. Here’s what I love about trade shows.

The ‘goods’ about trade shows

As a ‘people-person’ I love past customers coming to our booth, sharing how they’re enjoying their shower wall panels, or glass block windows or new master closet we designed, supplied and/or installed for them.

I love meeting new…

How to End Your Pay Per Click (PPC) Addiction and Get Better Quality Remodeling and Home Building Leads with Content

End you pay per click addiction and get quality leads | Innovate Building Solutions | #PayPerClick #MarketingTips #QualityLeads
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I’m going to come clean right up front and tell you I HATE Pay Per Click (PPC). Paying more and more and more (isn’t that redundant?) for PPC ads with declining returns is a place I’d rather not be.

That’s why I was SO happy when I saw my PPC spending last month was a grand total of $59.48. This is because we paused all PPC campaigns for our remodeling, nationwide wholesale and home organization businesses earlier in the month. Our spending…

5 Clear-Cut Reasons You Should Blog on Your Remodeling or Home Builder Web Site (even if you hate to write)

Clear cut reasons you should start blogging on your website | Innovate Building Solutions | Innovate Builders Blog | #BuildingMaterials #PowerTipsUnscripted #WebsiteBlogs
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I bet you didn’t get into the remodeling or home building business so you could become a writer. For many people it was the passion of seeing a cool finished project or the smell of sawdust (strange as it may sound) which drew you in.

You started out doing the work of building. Over time this work morphed into leading a remodeling or home building business. You had to start worrying about lead generation and sales. You not only needed to…

3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Ignore ‘Home- Grown’ Digital Marketing for Your Remodeling Business

Reason you shouldn't ignore home grown digital marketing for your remodeling business | Innovate Builders Blog | #DigitalMarketing #RemodelingBusiness #BestMarketingTips
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Do you ever wish you could go back to the ‘good old days’ of lead generation for your remodeling and building business? You’d do a home show and people would actually be eager to sign up for a Free Estimate. You’d run a promotion in your local TV guide (remember those coffee table books?) and your phones would ring off the hook. You’d buy the biggest ad in the Yellow Pages and dominate your market.

Oh, how times have changed.

Your last home show…

5 Ways to be Another Mediocre Bathroom Remodeler Who’s Crazy-Busy, but Not Very Profitable

Mediocre Bathroom Remodeler whos crazy busy, but not very profitable | Innovate Builders Blog | Innovate Building Solutions | #BathroomRemodeler #ContractorTips #MarketingforContractors #BathroomRemodeling
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2018 was crazy-busy. Between bidding, ordering and sweating (literally) installing bathroom remodeling jobs, you’ve been busier than ever.

However, when you look at your checking account balance and how many of Emma’s volleyball games and Jacob’s soccer practices you’ve missed (or arrived late wearing your dirty work clothes), you know you have cause to pause. In your quiet moments you’ve asked, “Is it all worth it?”

You’ve thought, maybe…