Author Topic: APPLIANCE repair advertising,Yext sucks  (Read 5245 times)

Offline stocpro47

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APPLIANCE repair advertising,Yext sucks
« on: July 01, 2013, 11:51:15 AM »
thru the years i tried a few internet search providers like yext and manta,just some advice,dont waste your money,after spending $500 for 1 year with yext i got 5 calls,manta got no calls,,,,currently using google ad words  but dont know how good thats going to go,ill report back,curious to hear results other repair guys have had?

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Re: APPLIANCE repair advertising,Yext sucks
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2013, 03:20:08 PM »
I been on internet for quite a few years and never have seen it do too much for ads. Never paid anythang nor ask for anythang in return though so. ya get what ya pay for. LOL
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Re: APPLIANCE repair advertising,Yext sucks
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2013, 04:36:32 PM »
just curious if your not getting calls from the internet how are you getting work???what type of advertising do you do?most people dont use the phonebook anymore,they just do a search online
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Re: APPLIANCE repair advertising,Yext sucks
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2013, 09:03:58 PM »
I used to used adwords. It works well if you know what your doing. I get enough referals and new customers from my website now that i dont need to advertise. In the beginningi spent over $1000 a month on adwords. Seems like a lot, but i had no customers and that brought me in over $5000 a month.
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Re: APPLIANCE repair advertising,Yext sucks
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2013, 06:55:44 AM »
is there anything you tried thats as good or better than adwords? or maybe cheaper?

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Re: APPLIANCE repair advertising,Yext sucks
« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2013, 05:49:01 PM »
Adwords brought the most consistent return. Set your budget low until you have a campaign that works for you, then ramp it up.
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Re: APPLIANCE repair advertising,Yext sucks
« Reply #6 on: July 02, 2013, 07:57:57 PM »
ok    i used key words like "washer repair"  and appliance repair"    well go back and mess around with different keywords

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Re: APPLIANCE repair advertising,Yext sucks
« Reply #7 on: July 02, 2013, 11:56:58 PM »
Use negative keywords too. "Washer repair" will also show your ads when someone searches for "pressure washer repair" study up on adwords before you sink money into it. Read, read, read. Its way too complex to get into detail here.
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Re: APPLIANCE repair advertising,Yext sucks
« Reply #8 on: July 03, 2013, 05:57:37 AM »
Adwords is too expensive for me. I will spend around $50 per month in the yellow pages and I treat my customers well so I
have a favorable review on Ange's list and in Google. Seems like most of my repairs come from online searches.

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Re: APPLIANCE repair advertising,Yext sucks
« Reply #9 on: July 03, 2013, 01:24:37 PM »
Put some signs in laundry mats is what I would do.
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