Whether you are an electrician, locksmith, painter or decorator you should have on online presence to promote yourself and your services to potential customers to gain new business for your company.
In 2016 you will find that a lot of companies are online even if it is a traditional offline business with a shop front. You will find that there in most cases will be an online version of the business especially if you sell products, but if you provide an electrical service or something similar you should still have a site made for you or build it yourself if you have the time and skill set.
The reason that you should consider this is that gone are the days of the Yellow pages to find an electrician or electrical contractors business. People are using search engines more than ever now and the rise in popularity of mobile devices, tablet and smart phone the industry.
For instance, if you were to search for NICEIC qualified London electricians you will get a list of all the websites in that area which the potential customer will scan through and choose a suitable contractor to contact. Unfortunately, if your business is not listed the you will be missing out on phone calls, leads and customers as the searcher will be viewing your competitors taking the business away from you.
There are many forms of advertising online through social media and paid adverts. You can set up an electrical business Facebook page and Twitter count to give update s and news. You can also get listed in the maps section at the top and previous customers will be able to leave feedback. and reviews. which will have a positive effect on your business as potential new clients will be able to see what a good job has been don.
So in conclusion, to maximize the chances of getting more clients for your electrical business have a website made and build out all of the social profies that you can to start targeting local customers in your area.