Home Inspection Marketing News

Top 8 Reasons Home Inspectors Should Add Video To Their Marketing Mix

I’m sure you know this, but let’s get it out the way right up front. First, make sure you have the basics covered: You have professional-looking home inspection website that showcases your credentials and services, with an easy way for people to get in touch with you You have a logo, business cards, and brochures You have a commitment to networking with the people that can bring you business (realtors, builders, bankers, Chamber of Commerce) Your business is listed correctly in directories, such as Google My Business and other industry resources You always ask for referrals I’m going to assume you’ve got that down, and you’ve set up your social media (Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn) in order to get your message out.  Now let’s leverage all those assets and platforms and add in some video ...Read More

Want More Sales? Then Make These Three Types Of Home Inspection Marketing Videos

Home inspector marketing should be a never-ending quest to get as many eyes on your service as possible. One of the best ways to increase your online exposure is to add videos to your website and social media pages. These visual aids give you a chance to connect with your customers, and they also tell search engine algorithms that you’re serious about your customers’ website experience. But home inspectors aren’t videographers or scriptwriters, which can make it difficult to know where to start. If you’re struggling to decide what types of video to create, you may want to start with these three types to get started. Keyword-Rich Videos Keywords are what drive people to your site, so your video content has to be as loaded with keywords just like your blog and web pag...Read More

Home Inspection Online Marketing: 3 Video Trends Home Inspectors Need Be Aware Of

  Videos have become more and more of a staple when it comes to home inspection online marketing for practically any industry. People all over the country are tuning out words and hitting the Play button, so it’s important for home inspectors to understand what they’re watching and why. Search engine algorithms change as internet user’s tastes change, and video has been king for a while now. Having a video thumbnail can potentially double your search traffic! For better online marketing for home inspection, keep the following trends in mind so you aren’t left behind. Short, Snappy Videos Pick a topic, condense the information, and then make a video in 60 seconds or less. You may want to team up with a real estate agent and record a quick dialog with them about ...Read More

Put Your Home Inspection Marketing On Steroids With Video

If your home inspection business is feeling a little stale, the best way to shake it up is by home inspection marketing with video. Featuring video on your site can increase your conversion rate by up to two times, and it’s estimated that 80% of all consumer internet traffic will be video by 2019. Learn more about why this is, and how you can capitalize on the new trends in home inspector marketing.  The Basics of SEO Few home inspectors have a rich background of digital media experience, so it’s somewhat unfair to hold them to the same standards as professional marketers. But that doesn’t mean you need to hire a full-time employee to understand the underlying principles of SEO. In a nutshell, search engines like Google or Bing are looking for websites that add value to a...Read More

Why Home Inspectors Should Think Reputation Marketing, Not Reputation Management

Reputation Marketing vs. Reputation Management Home inspectors make a living based on their trustworthiness, so they don’t necessarily need to be told that reputation marketing and management is important. Between word-of-mouth and online reviews, it’s clear they need to be careful how they come across to people. But there’s a difference between managing a reputation and marketing a reputation, and the distinction can give you the edge when it comes to home inspection marketing. What Exactly Is Reputation Marketing? Reputation marketing refers to actively and strategically using satisfied customers to get more business instead of relying on traditional word-of-mouth to make its way around town. The more these reviews are featured and promoted, the more likely it is you...Read More

Home Inspection Marketing Moves Towards Voice Search: The Future of Search

It’s been much easier these days for us to search for information that we need on the internet, due to the many tools we have at our disposal to do so. One of the most notable search tools is voice search. According to Google, 20% of mobile searches now are from voice queries. As the mobile industry continues to grow, so as the possible transition of the majority of searches will come from virtual assistance services. So, what is voice search? And what this means for home inspection marketing? Voice search is, quite literally, using your voice to search for something on the internet. You may have done this yourself, usually through an intelligent assistant such as Alexa, Cortana, or Siri; or through a voice assistant device such as Amazon Echo or Google Home.  So it means that we need to r...Read More