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What Is the Most Effective Way That You Get New Customers?

Buying leads from a lead generation service
7%
Flyers or door hangers
2%
Local networking and signage
5%
Newspaper ads
0%
Sending snail mail
0%
Sending emails
2%
Having good online reviews
4%
Having a good website
3%
Being shown in Google search results
8%
Buying ads on Google
3%
Buying ads on social media
1%
Word of mouth / referrals
49%
Other
5%
Not sure
5%
Next Question
Question: What Is the Most Effective Way That You Get New Customers?
Top Answer (49% of 406 votes): Word of mouth / referrals.

Answer: Buying ads on social media
Explanation: This is a tie. A lot of our customers are word of mouth, having good reviews, and paid social ads.
Cowboy Carpenter LLC
Answer: Other
Explanation: Word of Mouth customer referrals
Aloha Wallcovering, LLC
Answer: Local networking and signage
Explanation: Networking networking networking
360 promo marketing
ProMatcher
Answer: Having a good website
Explanation: Having a great website is key. https://3rdgenpainting.com
3rd Gen Painting and Remodeling Madison WI
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: Referrals.
IGWT Plumbing Co
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: Generally our customers come from talking to someone we have worked with.
Big Block Walls.com
ProMatcher
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: Word of mouth is the best form of advertising for use. It’s cost efficiency is great and our customers sell us to there friends
Cuyahoga Property Maintenance
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: This has been the primary advertisment used.
Tiano Painting & Decorating / DWR
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: Google search is also a great way of getting new customers.
Melkris Landscaping Svces. Corp.
ProMatcher
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: Things have changed drastically over the past 4 or 5 years. It appears that more good jobs are coming thru by word of mouth instead of thru the website. This wasn't the case years ago. Before, I was getting at least 12 to 20 calls per day with people wanting estimates. Not sure why its changed.
Elite Window Washing
Answer: Buying leads from a lead generation service
Explanation: We're hoping to build on social media and free web based services/advertising.
Heart Beat Interior Painting
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: The majority of our business comes to us by word of mouth. I guess our reviews bring in business too.
Dolce Electric Co
ProMatcher
Answer: Sending emails
Explanation: Our company attracts new customers through cold calls and sending mail.
Hauser Cleaning Solutions
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: Old cllients recommending new clients is the best
Vivid Interiors
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: Our happy customers love to tell their friends and family about our services.
Clear as Day Window Cleaning, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Sending snail mail
Explanation: Absentee owners is best listings
LandPro Real Estate, Inc.
Answer: Other
Explanation: All Of The Above
Playing Music Is My Business - Mobile Entertainment
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Not really sure im use to the oldschool word of mourh ways but i would really like to find ways to make my company a household name.
r.p.g janitorial
ProMatcher
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: Our standards of excellence are the main reason our customers provide referrals through word of mouth which continues growing our business.
East Coast Concrete Systems, LLC
Answer: Other
Explanation: We sometimes advertise and. Then sometimes network thru friends & other contractors
A-PERFECT PAINTING
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: Our customers appreciate our honesty and great work.
Power Now Solutions , Inc.
ProMatcher
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: we get a lot of repeat business, but would like to expand our customer base.
Bryce Construction Inc.
Answer: Having good online reviews
Explanation: People like reviews including myself. They are from real people with their real experience.
Polo & Associates Home Inspections, LLC
Answer: Other
Explanation: All of the above
Michele Starr Homesale Insurance Services
ProMatcher
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: I find this to be the best way!
T&B LAWN AND LANDSCAPE
Answer: Other
Explanation: Appraisal search engines
Highland Appraisal Service of Tennessee
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: If you do good quality work it will advertise and speak for it's self...
Matt's Painting & Drywall
ProMatcher
Answer: Buying leads from a lead generation service
Explanation: We got some customers from lead services
Sergey's Maintenance and Cleaners
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: Our business is expanding through word of mouth and referrals
Gardner Lawn Care
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: We pride ourselves on having great customer service and communication skills. This is the way we receive most of our leads for new customers.
Foote Builders
ProMatcher
Answer: Having good online reviews
Explanation: In this era, online reputation makes up for about half of your business, so it's very important for us to look good online.
Another Wire Guy, Inc. Plaster & Stucco Contractors
Answer: Other
Explanation: personal relationships and word of mouth
Rowland Insurance Solutions
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: Quite a lot of our work comes from Realtor suggestions. There's not many repeat customers when it comes to home buying.
All Corners Home Inspections, Mike Noel
ProMatcher
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: Relationships with Realtors, Banks, Mortgage Companies, Insurance Companies, Referrals.
Tri State Smart Home Solutions LLC
Answer: Buying ads on Google
Explanation: Google adwords has been our main source of leads. Our focus is now building strong backlinks so we do better in organic search results
Five Star Doors LLC
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: Word of mouth referrals drives my business.
Massey Services
ProMatcher
Answer: Being shown in Google search results
Explanation: We have tried meetups to network but unfortunately they have typically been filled with MLM persons wanting to sell their products to the attendees.
Adhocratic HR
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: 12 years in business with a solid reputation our word-of-mouth referrals are by far the best
Telsat Communications
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: Most of our clients are referrals.
Arri / LeCron Architects
ProMatcher
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: I use networking and word of mouth to get referrals
The Neat Consultant
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: by being honest dependable fair and doing quality work for people.
Handyman 4U, LLC
Answer: Having a good website
Explanation: I don't know why I don't get more calls with my website
TAC Tile
ProMatcher
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: We still believe find that word of the mouth is the best way to expand a business.
Time to Clean
Answer: Being shown in Google search results
Explanation: Getting ranked highly in Google Search for your big keywords is the most effective way to reach customers in our opinion.
2 Bros and a Truck
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: We believe in fair charges for fantastic services. Our clients are happy so they spread the word via word of mouth.
My IT Guy LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: Word of mouth
Chris fishers cleaning service
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: Most customers do not have return business so we count on them to refer us to others they know needing the same service.
Pinkerton Inspection Agency LLC
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: Referrals is the heart of my business.
Keller Williams Platinum Realty
ProMatcher
Answer: Flyers or door hangers
Explanation: We have used EDDM for direct mailings in several areas of the country with very good results.
HYDROWISE
Answer: Having a good website
Explanation: Having a user friendly website with great SEO allows us to generate a successful data base as well as customer retention.
Cowboy Customs Handyman Services
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: Much of our business comes from word-of-mouth and many years of satisfied customers who have used our services and recommended us to others. Lawyers and accountants also use our services, and have recommended us to their colleagues and associates as well.
V.A. Solano & Associates, Inc.
ProMatcher
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: Alot of our new customers come from referrals from current customers
Baker's Garage LLC
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: We are getting 90% of our customers from word of mouth.
Building Wash NC
Answer: Other
Explanation: Our Association has been very effective.
Amon-Re
ProMatcher
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: Networking is our best form of advertising.
The Sassy Baker
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: word of mouth has got me 90% of my work and customers. As well it continues to grow.
Brad's Home Improvements
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: We use Facebook a lot other than that sometimes if we are in the neighborhood we may use flyers
Seal Pro's Asphalt Maintenance
ProMatcher
Answer: Local networking and signage
Explanation: I have training and mastermind groups.
E1G Business Academy
Answer: Having a good website
Explanation: About half of my customers find my business by searching the internet.
Spire Home Inspection
Answer: Other
Explanation: Varies.
Walkers Green, Inc
ProMatcher
Answer: Buying ads on Google
Explanation: Google adwords has worked best.
Portland EZ Junk Removal
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: The old Fashioned way and our website: www.valuebuilders-ca.com
Value Builders
Answer: Being shown in Google search results
Explanation: Being shown in Google search results, Word of mouth / referrals
Home Investment Inspections, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: Being referred by our clients means alot to us.
Our Lawn Care
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: word of mouth, through good work
Deco Haven Artistry
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: 90% of my business comes from referrals.
Affordable Filtration
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: At this time, we have received new clients via, referrals and lead generation services
Aaron Binns Law, P.A.
Answer: Other
Explanation: Val Pak and word of mouth
Ward's Lawn Care & Landscape Co
Answer: Being shown in Google search results
Explanation: It could be 2-3 effective ways that are working nowadays, people do use search engine very often so search engine results do matter a lot at the first spot for sure, the local networking and signage also works like a word of mouth/referrals.
FadooSEO
ProMatcher
Answer: Buying leads from a lead generation service
Explanation: Online
K&K Holiday lighting
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: Leads and Social Media help, but word of mouth is our greatest cause of growth.
Scott Michael Designs
Answer: Word of mouth / referrals
Explanation: Of course there are many good ways to get new clients but like you, I would prefer to get my information from a trusted friend than from the dark web or a paid ad where the advertiser only says the good things about themselves but leaves out details that I might find important.
Tramco Kitchen and Bath
ProMatcher
Answer: Local networking and signage
Explanation: Referrals from existing customers
Prowess
Answer: Other
Explanation: Cold calling Networking
Freedom Sales Coaching
Answer: Other
Explanation: Face to face
Bray & Oakley Insurance Agency
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