Shake and Speare and #TradesTalk chats about creating a winning website
Here is our round-up of the best contributions of the night, starting with the first question that looked at the advantages for tradespeople of having an online presence.
The second question looked at what might be putting people off investing in a website for their business.
Personally I find more people ask on local community pages on Facebook for recommendations, we get recommended then they look at our Facebook page, and tbf if I want to look at a rival trade I’ll look on their Facebook page and not their website personally #TradesTalk— Keith Harrison (@HarrisonHeating) 22 January 2019
Then the conversation moved onto the value of looking at where your online traffic is coming from.
The next part of the chat looked at what types of content tradespeople should be including on their websites.
Not many #TradesTalk participants blog about their trade, but why it might be a good idea was discussed next:
A5 - Blogging is a great way to show the human side of your business. I always say that there are two types of blogs. Ego blogs and Search Blogs. Ego blogs are about you, your work and projects - they humanise your business and let people know what you're up to. 1/2— Shake and Speare (@ShakeandSpeare) 22 January 2019
The final question of the chat was about what tradespeople definitely SHOULDN’T do on their websites.
To get involved with #TradesTalk, simply tune into Twitter every Tuesday from 8-9pm and join in the chat on everything from buying tools to running a small business with other tradespeople around the UK.
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