Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Graphic And Web Design Support Forums > Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions.

Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. Need a lawn care business website built? Talk about search engine optimization. Or ask your lawn care and landscaping business web building related questions here. Show us your landscaping business web site for review.

BORED, built a site from scratch!


Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions.

Need a lawn care business website built? Talk about search engine optimization. Or ask your lawn care and landscaping business web building related questions here. Show us your landscaping business web site for review.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 03-10-2012, 07:15 AM
CHEESE2009 CHEESE2009 is offline
Dr. Scott - Ruler of the Underworld
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Switzerland, Grindelwald
Age: 74
Posts: 4,475
Rep Power: 0
CHEESE2009 is on a distinguished road
Default BORED, built a site from scratch!

It's not perfect yet, but this is what I've come up with sofar..

The nav bar links are useless at the moment!

Please note, I do understand that I am missing some crucial coding to actually consider this a legit site LOL.

LINK

Works best in chrome/firefox... forget about IE hahaha!

damn this was a fun night... time for bed (8:23AM)
Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


  #2  
Old 03-10-2012, 08:30 AM
abbot abbot is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Michigan
Posts: 63
Rep Power: 5
abbot is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Not bad. When you say "from scratch" what exactly do you mean?

One thing that you should always remember when making a website. And this is simply a tip, I'm not directing anything at you. Just some words of wisdom.


When you guys go to your website do a few things...

Look at your site, what catches your attention? Is it what you want the focus point to be?

Many businesses confuse a website with an information center. Here is the harsh truth. When someone goes to your website they either

1. Found you online, via facebook or whatever means.

Now this is crucial. Think about this. The entire goal of a website is TO GET THEM TO DO BUSINESS WITH YOU! If they visit your homepage and it's full of descriptive services and whatnot, your screwed...forget about them calling.

You want a website that baits them. People want to know what your selling, and how much it is...that's it....(99% of the time). That being said people like visuals. We are far too lazy to read anymore. We want a quick solution we want to be able to look at some quick pictures and a quick scan of what services you offer and that's it. Attention spans nowadays are getting shorter and shorter.

2. They already know about you and are just sort of "checking in"

Again, bait....we need to bait them. Lets say you already have a contract with a guy for his lawn. But one day his old lady is gone and he's "surfing the internet" He decides to visit your website.

Now, the objective is to upsell him. He already does business with you but how can we get him to do MORE?...BAIT HIM...same as selling to the same Joe Blow we spoke about in #1. He may see pictures of some bed work that you previously did and it may catch his interest just enough to call you to ask "HOW MUCH YOU CHARGE".

So why am I rambling again?....

I see way too many business owners putting too much information on their website. And the sad thing is...."Web Developers" are doing the same thing.

Here is an example of our website. www.webchoppers.com

If you visit this page I want you to see what catches your attention. Now...our website is a little bit different. We HAVE to give some description as to what we are selling because I work in an industry that no one knows anything about

If you visit our page you will see the strong focal point is the big banners at the top of the page followed by the port folio bar.

WHY? because our website's purpose is to present what we are selling, show what kind of work we can do, and get them to CALL for more info.

I'm not tooting my own horn here..I'm showing an example of a website that has been created strictly to convert. We have split tested this thing down to the last comma. Use it as a visual when creating your own websites!

Welp...That's my tip of the day. Keep on chugging bud. Your off to a good start
__________________
Mitch Howard - Internet Consultant - www.webchoppers.com

I'm here to help and answer any questions that I can about your business's online presence.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
bored... CHEESE2009 Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 3 10-28-2010 06:28 PM
Everything is being done from scratch. brothamanjyro Starting a lawn care business. 7 10-29-2009 03:55 PM
BORED!! All Aspects Landscaping General Talk 2 01-31-2008 08:27 AM
LQQK New Site I built pnplawn Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 4 11-15-2007 12:25 AM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Help bidding a hedge...
hopolb33
08-02-2015 06:09 PM
Today 12:59 PM
by hopolb33
2 92
Best commercial contract...
sanlanct
Today 12:18 PM
Today 12:18 PM
by sanlanct
0 17
I came across this on a...
rootytalbot
08-02-2015 11:04 AM
Today 11:54 AM
by Steve
6 141
recycler toro 22"
rvezakis
Yesterday 12:10 PM
Today 11:47 AM
by Steve
1 51
Big mowing job
Bradcook21
07-30-2015 03:57 PM
Yesterday 11:06 AM
by Steve
7 185
scag SWZT review!
mattthelawnguy
07-23-2015 02:28 PM
08-01-2015 11:27 AM
by mattthelawnguy
10 434
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
07-31-2015 12:29 PM
by Steve
1,227 401,827
Hello Everybody
budspop
07-30-2015 11:42 AM
07-31-2015 12:28 PM
by Steve
1 82
Should I buy this Exmark...
googus
07-03-2015 09:22 AM
07-31-2015 11:34 AM
by googus
9 627
Hello!
brandycarlton
07-29-2015 12:31 PM
07-29-2015 03:54 PM
by Steve
1 159
Assessing the Market
NJDB60
07-27-2015 03:25 PM
07-28-2015 09:24 PM
by Steve
2 274
Whats wrong with this...
GreenWorx
07-28-2015 07:56 PM
07-28-2015 09:09 PM
by Steve
2 255
Funny craigslist post
GreenWorx
07-28-2015 07:17 PM
07-28-2015 09:02 PM
by Steve
2 272
Watch out for this -...
rootytalbot
07-22-2015 02:13 PM
07-28-2015 09:00 PM
by Steve
7 430
NewVenture
NJDB60
07-27-2015 03:38 PM
07-28-2015 08:58 PM
by Steve
1 247
Pricing issue
Mr. Mow
07-07-2015 06:15 AM
07-27-2015 06:40 PM
by GreenWorx
17 826
how to make customers...
Bradcook21
05-27-2015 05:04 PM
07-27-2015 06:08 PM
by GreenWorx
15 3,000
Need your help, Gopher...
Chilehead
07-23-2015 07:02 PM
07-27-2015 11:28 AM
by Steve
11 418
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
01-11-2015 10:41 AM
07-27-2015 11:22 AM
by Steve
94 10,524
Dogs
Mr. Mow
06-29-2015 02:37 PM
07-25-2015 07:50 AM
by Chilehead
12 2,458
Just about mid year, how...
GreenWorx
06-24-2015 07:05 PM
07-22-2015 07:31 PM
by Chilehead
14 2,532
Learning as I grow -...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
07-18-2015 07:46 AM
07-21-2015 10:53 AM
by Steve
3 338
Large dirt mound removal
purdue1973
07-09-2015 07:45 PM
07-20-2015 12:55 PM
by Steve
6 494
Hey everyone
Fantasy landscaping
07-09-2015 06:53 AM
07-09-2015 11:47 AM
by Steve
1 358
Quickbooks Online
jscarolina
07-08-2015 07:54 AM
07-08-2015 12:55 PM
by Nate10928
1 383
I dont know what to do...
Bradcook21
06-21-2015 08:49 AM
07-07-2015 09:48 PM
by SGL1
16 2,787
Start LIKING FACEBOOK...
rlclawncare123
02-26-2015 12:06 AM
07-07-2015 02:54 PM
by GreenWorx
13 3,735
Is it too late to do...
markty
06-16-2015 05:28 PM
07-07-2015 01:00 PM
by problem solver
9 2,528
Hi everyone
Mattw
07-06-2015 05:59 PM
07-07-2015 10:18 AM
by Steve
1 381
4th of July parade...
Steve
07-06-2015 10:35 AM
07-06-2015 10:35 AM
by Steve
0 330
Unemployment rates drop,...
Steve
07-02-2015 12:40 PM
07-06-2015 10:30 AM
by Steve
4 505
» Popular Tags
accounting applying bark blowout bob villa bush collections contract help curb appeal services deliquentaccounts demonstration design door hangers edging employee problems equipment rental facebook flyers free advertising free lawn care google growing a lawn care business hardscapes hiring how to husqvarna hydro increase customers invoicing jobs landscape services landscaping landscaping training lawn care lawn care busines plan lawn mowing marketing more customers business mr dave new business ordinance past due patio install per hour charge per hour service plowing pricing quickbooks online roundup scag secrets to landscaping sell the vision seo shreaded small engine repair snow plowing solo solo backpack sprayer sq ft square foot swzt tree tree pics up sell employee walk behind web design website website design winterization wood
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:23 PM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:23 PM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy