Whether you’re focused on new construction or existing buildings, actively promoting your electrical, plumbing or other contracting services can help keep your customer flow steady. Print, radio and television ads can boost your business, but they may come with a hefty price tag. Plumbing and drain cleaning company must be creative and resourceful when it comes to advertising their services. Try these Web sites to advertise your business for free.
Go to salesspider.com and click the “Sign up now” button at the top right of the page.
Complete the registration form on the next page that appears, then click on the “Submit registration” button.
Check your e-mail account for a confirmation e-mail from Spider Search. Click the link provided in the e-mail to complete your registration; this will send you to a page on the Spider Search Web site.
Hover over the word “Classifieds” at the top of the page; when the dropdown menu appears, click on “Post a classified.” Select an expiration date for your ad. Choose your state from the “Location” menu, then select “Services” from the “Category” menu.
Fill in a title for your ad, then enter the text in the “Description” field. Don’t forget to include your e-mail address and list a Web address for your business Web site (if you have one).
Complete the “Phone” field by typing in the number at which potential customers should call you.Click the Submit button to post your ad. You can go to “Classifieds” and select “My classifieds” to verify that your ad is active.
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Go to beatyourprice.com and click on the “Post ad” link on the upper left side of the screen.
Select the state where you provide services; on the next page that appears, select the “Services” category.
Click on the “Other services” or “Repair amp; remodel” link, then fill in the template that appears. You will need to choose in which city’s ad listings you want your ad to appear. Make sure you include your contact information and Web site address in the listing.
Go to backpage.com and click the “Post an ad” link on the right side of the screen. Click the “Post local ads” link on the next page that appears, then choose your metropolitan area.
Select “Services” as your ad section when prompted. Choose a sub-category for your services, such as “Home improvement” or “Misc. services.”
Select a location on the next page. Complete the form that appears. Be sure to include your contact information and Web site address in the listing. Click the “Continue” button at the bottom of the page.
Review your ad at the bottom of the next page that appears, then scroll up to fill in the spam-filtering code that is displayed. After that, click “Place ad now.”
Check your e-mail account for a confirmation e-mail from Back Page. Click the link to post your ad. This will take you to a Back Page confirmation screen. You can view your ad online by clicking the link provided on this screen.