Google is now most people’s first and only port of call, and the vast majority of UK tradesmen’s revenue in the UK is now generated online. That’s the same for plumbers, electricians, gas fitters, roofers and any other skilled trade. Having a tradesman’s website is therefore guaranteed to increase your call out rate for local jobs.
A professional tradesman’s website shows potential customer that you take your business seriously and offer a professional service. Tradesmen’s websites can also be used to showcase your work through images, building a level of trust to secure potential customers.
Take your pick
As a tradesman, you may not contactable when you’re busy or away from work. But having a contact form on your website means you won’t have to miss out, and you get to select which jobs to respond to. Emailed queries from websites are common, and allow you to return customer queries at your convenience.
Do the job well, and you’re likely to have a repeat local customer. Not only that, but they’re more likely to recommend you to friends and family. Your professional website can be instantly Googled and bookmarked, increasing the likelihood of securing local work though friends and friends of friends.
Google is now many people’s first and only port of call for local plumbers, electricians, gas fitters, builders and skilled tradesmen.
Without a website, chances are you’re missing out on your pick of local jobs.
FIRST IMPRESSIONS COUNT
Through images, a website can showcase your past work and jobs, building a level of trust that puts you ahead of faceless local competitors.
A tradesman’s website also shows that you take your business seriously and offer a professional service.