Every skilled handyman has to start his business somewhere. If you are trying to build a relationship with your customers, you are doing the right thing. There are several actions you can take to get to know your customers and make a name for yourself when you talk to people every day. Take a look at these four ways to build your handyman reputation in person.
Coupons can help you attract new customers, and can generate return visits too. Research shows that people go out of their way to use a coupon, which makes offering coupons an effective way to gain customers and business, and build your reputation. There’s a high probability that once you meet a customer and show your talent and professionalism, they will come back to you for future business.
Display yard signs.
This is a great way to promote your business when you are working on a property. Ask your customers if you can leave a sign in their yard for a few days. Make the sign noticeable — it should be a few feet wide and tall so people driving by see it. Include the name of your business and your contact information clearly so people can easily read it and take a quick photo or jot down your phone number.
Hand out printed materials.
Design printed materials such as business cards, postcards, fliers, brochures, and even inexpensive giveaways. Make sure you include your business contact information on your materials, including your name, telephone number, email address, and website. You can add your social media sites, too. Give materials to your friends, family, other non-competitive business owners, or leave them in approved public places. People are always looking for a skilled and trustworthy handyman business.
Make the most of social and religious organizations.
Social and religious organizations present the perfect opportunities to advertise your business. Word of mouth and print advertising in these situations are a great way to spread word about your services. These events give you an open chance to talk with others about your business.
These four ways to build your handyman business can help you build stronger relationships, engage your customers, and keep your brand in the forefront of customer’s minds. For little money and some time and effort, you can really build your reputation and grow your business.
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