North Venice Local Business Forum

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How Many Times Should You Ask a Customer for a Review?
Asked by Aubrey, Beavercreek, OH on Sep 09, 2017 • Tagged in Online Marketing

If you know the customer is extremely satisfied with your services because they have verbalized it many times, but have yet to put it in writing on BBB or Google,... (more)

    Ron Obrien from Design and Remodeling Solutions LLC
    North Venice Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Sunday, September 10, 2017

    it is all about timing. You have to ask at the right time.I think if you ask more than twice you missed the boat.

What Is the Best Way for a Junk Removal Company to Communicate With Realtors Without Seeming Pushy?
Asked by Paul, Emerson, NJ on Sep 06, 2017 • Tagged in Customer Acquisition

I Offer an Exceptional Service That by Far Exceeds All of Our Clients Expectations. How Do I Communicate That on a Cold Call?

    Mark Rawlinson from Heaven's Best Carpet Cleaning Venice FL
    North Venice Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Saturday, September 9, 2017

    Get involved with your area Board of Realtors as an affiliate member. Thats the best way to get your name in front of them. It has certainly worked for me.

Amazon Ratings and Reviews
Asked by Amazon, , on Aug 04, 2016 • Tagged in General Discussion
Alignable members are weighing in with their opinions on Amazon. Have you rated Amazon yet? Add your rating and then check out other member's opinions and share your... (more)
    Christopher Bettis from Innovative Ideaz, Inc. Web Development
    North Venice Area • 17 Locals Recommend Them • Reviewed on Thursday, September 7, 2017

    Amazon lifted me as every other company and or partner kicked me while down. Amazon is a business that inspires doing things the right way! Go Amazon! AWS until the... (more)

How Do We Make Customers Realize That Cheap Services Won't Always Provide What They Want/need?
Asked by Steven, Williston Park, NY on Sep 06, 2017 • Tagged in Online Marketing

People are always looking for cheap service, but all of us know that cheap service do not provide what they offer, How to make client realise that?

    DB Reisig from Calypso Graphics
    North Venice Area • 4 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, September 7, 2017

    Cheap work is not good, and good work is not cheap. I relate to the client the value I bring to them with my services, and that I am interested in building a... (more)

What Are Some Ways to Advertise Cleaning Services Without Using Social Media?
Asked by Julie, Portsmouth, OH on Sep 01, 2017 • Tagged in Word-of-Mouth

Would You Recommend Going Door to Door to Sell Your Service?

    Mark Rawlinson from Heaven's Best Carpet Cleaning Venice FL
    North Venice Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Sunday, September 3, 2017

    Along with internet presence, good customer service, and customer referrals, I am also involved in the Chamber of Commerce and area Board of Realtors. Both have been... (more)

Shippers, What Are You Doing to Prepare Your Company for the ELD Mandate?
Asked by Kevin, Dalton, GA on Aug 30, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion
    Delta Daggett from SunWise Airport Van & Car Service
    North Venice Area • 2 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Friday, September 1, 2017

    I grew up in a family truck line. I never was a truck driver but I have driven a lot of truck. There has been a great improvement in the last five-ten years on... (more)

What Is Importatnt to You When It Comes to Service & Transportation?
Asked by Nancy, North Venice, FL on Aug 30, 2017 • Tagged in Research
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Our Transportation Division is growing. We are receiving calls almost daily. My question to you, is when you want to hire a service provider to drive you., What do... (more)

    Mark Mehling (Mark@TakeControlMarketing.com) from Take Control Marketing
    84 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, August 30, 2017

    1. Ease of booking.
    2. On time arrival.
    3. Pristine vehicle.
    4. Professional looking driver who smiles and addresses me by name.
    5. Driver knows where he/she is going.
    ... (more)

How Can I Get in Front of Social Workers and Care Coordinators in Rehabilitation/Nursing Homes
Asked by Jeff, Stratham, NH on Aug 27, 2017 • Tagged in Research

Hello everyone,

I have a senior placement service located in Stratham, NH. I cover Southern NH and Northern MA. I am finding it difficult getting in front of social... (more)

    Leslie O'Gorman D'Harcourt from Bayshore guest home and gardens
    North Venice Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

    Good morning,

    I would suggest advertizing in the local Senior pamphlets, meet the hospital social workers as they are the ones that often place seniors. Getting to... (more)

How Does a Jeweler Redirect His Effort for a Fresh Start?
Asked by Maxine, Tucson, AZ on Aug 26, 2017 • Tagged in Asking for Advice

How does a PR, Advertising & Marketing company change current direction for its marketing for a hand crafted jeweler? They have done public shows including the... (more)

    Linda Bauknight Franklin from Linda Bauknight Franklin
    North Venice Area • 3 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Monday, August 28, 2017

    My answer will probably not be a popular one. The facts are that we now live in a depressed economy and most people can't afford luxury items. Also, the competition... (more)

    Stephen Bullock from SpecAudit, LLC
    North Venice Area • 6 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Saturday, August 26, 2017

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