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Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 12-18-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,001
Posted By JesseN
I have not tested facebook exclusively, but I...

I have not tested facebook exclusively, but I have tested Facebook, Twitter, and G+ together and noticed significant improvements.

Facebook 100% of the time ranks better than my twitter and G+...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 12-18-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,372
Posted By JesseN
I'm not sure what you mean by how many pages when...

I'm not sure what you mean by how many pages when you scroll down because how far you scroll depends on monitor resolution.

I do believe there is a point when you have too much content on the home...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 12-17-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,372
Posted By JesseN
Your design and layout of the site is great but...

Your design and layout of the site is great but you need a ton more content on the home page. Your home page should basically be a summary of all the content on your site.

You don't want to stuff...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 12-17-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,941
Posted By JesseN
I would suggest less collage and more room for...

I would suggest less collage and more room for text.

Should have the following info:

- Name of company/Logo
- A special such as "Free Estimates" or "20$ off"
- Contact Information

Any more that...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 12-17-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 38,447
Posted By JesseN
Got a couple of new ones...

Got a couple of new ones http://grasscaremiami.com and http://grasscareorlando.com
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 12-17-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,539
Posted By JesseN
Definitely learn to build websites. It will pay...

Definitely learn to build websites. It will pay off more in the long-run than just focusing on lawn care. A sound understanding of technology and how to incorporate it into your business will push...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 12-17-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,001
Posted By JesseN
Facebook pages are fantastic for SEO. My facebook...

Facebook pages are fantastic for SEO. My facebook page is on page two for my 2nd biggest term.

It's worth spending bout $50 on facebook ads just to get some fans above your friends an family. Get...
Forum: Graphic Design Discussions 12-17-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,863
Posted By JesseN
Love the green. Name seems a bit much, maybe...

Love the green.

Name seems a bit much, maybe Just InterstateTurf.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 05-12-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,530
Posted By JesseN
You said you are charged $21 for mulch and you...

You said you are charged $21 for mulch and you charged the customer $21...? Where is the 100% markup

I'm in Louisiana

I have a minimum markup of 8% on materials at market price (I get below market...
Forum: Money, Finances, Stocks, Bonds, & Investments. 05-12-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,899
Posted By JesseN
The book "The Intelligent Investor" by Benjamin...

The book "The Intelligent Investor" by Benjamin Graham. The guy that taught Buffet about value investing.

I was definitely investing in the short term buying up various companies from heavy...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 05-08-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,177
Posted By JesseN
If he won't sign a contract but says he will put...

If he won't sign a contract but says he will put his reputation on the line and have his referrals sign contracts something is fishy.
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 05-08-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,177
Posted By JesseN
Do not take his business. You will regret it, for...

Do not take his business. You will regret it, for sure.

My Dad had a saying that I live by in my self-employment.
"You never want to be tired and broke at the end of the day" when referencing how...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 05-08-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 18,899
Posted By JesseN
That is unfortunate, I can't imagine going...

That is unfortunate, I can't imagine going through that.

I hope the insurance company helps out. I know the probability of reclaiming equipment is generally very slim, especially if they steal that...
Forum: Money, Finances, Stocks, Bonds, & Investments. 05-08-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,899
Posted By JesseN
Equity investing doesn't make sense for service...

Equity investing doesn't make sense for service based companies if the investment calls for revenue share (which it usually does).
However, it does make sense if you structure it similar to stock...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-08-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,850
Posted By JesseN
Well, using a google number has enabled us to...

Well, using a google number has enabled us to identify all of the calls that come from the website.
We track the incoming calls with the converted clients and calculate our conversion rate with our...
Forum: Graphic Design Discussions 05-08-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,531
Posted By JesseN
You're entitled to your opinion. I find it to be...

You're entitled to your opinion.
I find it to be a great opportunity and have had great results.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 05-08-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,530
Posted By JesseN
If you pay $21/per, you should mark that up by at...

If you pay $21/per, you should mark that up by at least 8%. You have to factor in your time consumption of purchasing. I quote much higher than you and have a decent closing rate.

I don't worry...
Forum: Graphic Design Discussions 05-08-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,531
Posted By JesseN
Need Logo? Perfect logo shop

This is one of the best places to get a logo - http://99designs.com/

You can either commission a competition for designers to build you a custom logo or you can browse the logo store to find...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-08-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,850
Posted By JesseN
I ask how people hear about me from phone calls....

I ask how people hear about me from phone calls. However, for my website we use a different phone number through google voice so I can see all the calls that come through.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-07-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,850
Posted By JesseN
Well, a friend of mine actually pushed me to it....

Well, a friend of mine actually pushed me to it. He developed a website for me and optimized it to the front page of Google and I pay him monthly to keep it up there.

The phone has been ringing off...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 05-05-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,993
Posted By JesseN
Jesus, I can't imagine witnessing your kid...

Jesus, I can't imagine witnessing your kid getting wood chipped
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 05-05-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,523
Posted By JesseN
I am in the top 3 results for my main city terms...

I am in the top 3 results for my main city terms and get on average 20-30 calls a month and 75+ between march-may. 1,500 likes on facebook =P

http://www.grasscarebatonrouge.com and now working on...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 05-05-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,826
Posted By JesseN
Need more content, also use keywords "lawn care"...

Need more content, also use keywords "lawn care" and add your city and state by it often.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 05-05-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,847
Posted By JesseN
I've found websites to be your best bet for...

I've found websites to be your best bet for marketing. It's usually best to build one yourself and have someone optimize it.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 05-05-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,540
Posted By JesseN
Lawntastic isn't so good lol.... Go with...

Lawntastic isn't so good lol....

Go with something simple and see if you can find something with an available domain name. Mine is Southern Turf
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