As a handyman and writer of this blog, I’m always on the lookout for new ways of getting customers. More specifically, I’m always looking for low maintenance ways of getting customers.
Personally, I don’t like to spend a lot of time marketing my handyman business. Instead, I like to put in focused effort on the 20% of marketing methods that generate 80% of my new leads. This allows me to make a full time living as a handyman while only working 3 days a week.
A few weeks ago while shopping for supplies at a local Lowe’s, I saw an ad at the end of the isle (as shown in the image to the right) and was instantly intrigued. Lowe’s now had it’s own directory for recommending professionals.
Just as Home Depot has done with RedBeacon, Lowe’s was now working on a way to connect their customers with qualified home service pros.
I don’t know about where you live, but a lot of people in my city shop a Lowe’s. But more importantly, a lot of non-contractor’s shop at Lowe’s.
This could be a game changer for many handymen. Read more…