Contractor Advertising Blog

Star Ratings On Google Can Increase Click Through By 35%

How to get customer reviews banner According to a CXL Institute study, displaying star ratings on the results page can increase click-through by as much as 35%! That's right! Something as simple as having stars next to your company name increases the likelihood of someone clicking through to your site by as much as 35%. That's a significant improvement over areas without stars. Okay, stars are… Read More

How To Safeguard Your Clients from Your Competitors

This article will explore several different strategies you can adopt to help safeguard your clients from your competitors. Unfortunately, one of the most common ways businesses seek out new customers is by attempting to "snipe" them away from their competitors. For example, let's assume you run a plumbing business and that your company tends to do quite well in the… Read More

Thanksgiving Travel Tips to Survive the Holiday

Thanksgiving is almost here! While it's easy to get wrapped up in the festivities surrounding the day, remember that Thanksgiving is one of the biggest travel days of the year. To quote a famous fictional mother (Peggy Hill of King of the Hill): The day before Thanksgiving is, in my opinion, one of the busiest travel days of the year.… Read More

Instagram Paid Ads: Where to Start

Social media marketing is becoming one of the most important ways to advertise. With so many users checking their Instagram every day, you're missing a piece of the market if you aren't advertising to them. Instagram ads are placed in users' home feed and between story posts from users they follow. Instagram ads have large viewership, they're low cost, and… Read More

What Does it Cost to Advertise on Facebook?

"How much will it cost?" is usually the first question a business owner asks when they're considering a new advertising route. If you're considering advertising on Facebook, you're probably wondering what it'll cost. Unfortunately, the answer that most people, articles, and online resources will give you is "well, it depends." Today, we're here to provide you with a better answer… Read More

Pay Per Click Ads for Contractor Marketing

What is pay-per-click advertising? How can it benefit me as a contractor? Contractor-Advertising is here to answer all your pay-per-click questions. Pay Per Click advertising is a great way to target a specific audience, making it ideal for contractors. With pay per click, you don’t pay when a viewer sees your ad. Instead, you only pay when a user clicks… Read More

Why Doesn’t My Business Show Up In Local Search?

google algorithm Why doesn't your business show up in local searches on Google and other search engines? Well, the answers might surprise you! Learn all about local search from the expert marketers at Contractor Advertising here today! Google's local pack is an excellent place to draw traffic to your site and your Google My Business listing. It is always displayed above organic… Read More

SEO Copywriting Checklist

Your site copy (content) is king when it comes to SEO (Search Engine Optimization). Your site copy (content) is king. But, just like with every other aspect of SEO, there is a wrong and proper way to go about optimizing your copy for search engine performance. Copy is so important to SEO that the SEO experts here at Contractor Advertising have… Read More

Checking Content for Readability

Checking for Content Readability The easier your copy is to read, the better off you'll be. Why? Because search engines cater to users, not site owners and content creators. It was possible to stuff your copy with spammy language and rank well on Google and other search engines in the past. This is no longer the case. You now need to make sure that… Read More

Do You Need SEO?

SEO Niche Banner If your business has a website, then you've most likely found yourself asking: "Do I need SEO?" Well, before we can answer that, we should first explain what SEO means. SEO, or Search Engine Optimization, is the process of optimizing your website for search engine performance. Easy enough to understand, right? But, is it necessary for your business? The short… Read More