Mobile websites are designed for the small screen and have all of the information at someone’s finger tips and looks better to the average eye because it’s designed to be mobile friendly. So, now you have the customers not only seeing your site but also are holding the machine they can then call you with to schedule an appointment. Fewer steps make the customer happy and they’re more likely to call as soon as they hop onto your site.
Lots of cleaners in the world say no one uses computers to find you any longer they search on their smart phone when they’re at a brewery or a coffee shop talking with friends and suddenly remember they need their carpets cleaned so they look it up at the spot and then arrange to get the job done.
Right now in the industry you want to find a decent web designer that can deliver a great page for your potential clients. This is new to the world of carpet cleaning so not all web designers are doing it yet. It costs around $300 for a decent mobile site. You want to deliver something the viewer loves and needs and you want this to appear in just a few seconds.
Also new inventions people are creating that are becoming very popular are the dynamic QR code which seems odd but people with smart phones can scan it much like a bar code and then they can see a website or special offers. QR code scans have been increasing rapidly since 2011 when they appeared.
Another popular app that people should be getting into is the ACE Text Reminder. This app helps remind your customer that you’re coming to clean their carpets. Technology is changing everyone’s world and like anything else the carpet cleaning industry needs to take notice and be on top of the world of the web, apps for phones, and other new technology to serve your customers better with and to help in advertising yourself. Society is turning to phones for their Internet access and they love text messages to remind them of any upcoming appointments
Like any business owner it’s important to keep up with new inventions, new products, and new creative ideas that enter the business world. This will help you stay on top of a changing industry and will keep the calls coming in. One of our first clients to do mobile with us was US Clean. They are an innovative company that has stayed on top of new technologies and new ways of doing things. We’d like to salute US Clean this week for being successful at keeping up with the “changing times” in the industry. They’ve had a great response from people loving the text reminders and finding them easily either on their mobile site or searching on Google.