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October 24

Local Search Ranking Factors 2014 - What it Means for Home Performance Businesses Professional content

Moz 2014 Local Search Ranking Factors Report

Every year the Local Search Ranking Factors is one of our favorite posts, and this year is no different. Peter Troast reviews the most important takeaways to move up in local rankings. Read the full story

October 10

Your Email List: Two Huge Reasons to Have One Beyond Email Professional content

target marketing, marketing segmentation

Your email list is one of your company's most valuable assets. Although the overall field of digital marketing is constantly innovating we’ve compiled online marketing strategies that are sure to inspire you to continue… Read the full story

October 2

Top Adwords (PPC) Mistakes for the Home Performance Industry Professional content

Pay per click advertising is a practical way of enhancing your marketing efforts to drive traffic to your website. But, it's easy to make mistakes when running your own PPC campaign. Here are the… Read the full story

September 5

10 Components of Service Pages that Convert Professional content

The holy grail of engagement is conversion, and it turns out that your service pages can be a crucial tool! Emily Shaw breaks it down in this list of the top 10 elements of… Read the full story

August 15

Google Pigeon Update: What it means for your local rankings Professional content

google pigeon

Google's most recent update to their search algorithm, named "Pigeon" by the search community, was an attempt to improve local listings and search accuracy for users that has had some unintended consequences. Read the full story

August 12

Building Science Summer Camp 2014: The 6th Annual Uncensored Twitterview with Joe Lstiburek Professional content

The 6th Annual, and now infamous, crawlspace interview with Joe Lstiburek at Building Science Summer Camp. Joe's often contrarian take on simplicity in buildings, mini-splits, green building, the architecture profession and lot's more. Read the full story

July 30

Customer Review Management Services: 4 Things you Need to Know Professional content

Review Management Service

Are review management systems the answer to your third party review woes? Maybe not. In this post, Ryan looks at 4 big reasons to proceed with caution. Read the full story

July 23

July 29, 2014 Maine Drupal User Group Meeting

Maine Drupal Users Group June Meeting at Energy Circle

Eric Napier (Miles Partnership) and Thomas Scola (Energy Circle) will lead a discussion on Features: Why use Features, when to use Features, and what can be done with Features. Read the full story

July 17

4 Ways to Market Home Performance During the Summer Swelter Professional content

rising summer heat

Just because it's summer doesn't mean you can't be raking in leads. Many homeowners don't recognize proper home performance services can have their house cooler, cheaper, and more comfortable during the hot summer months.… Read the full story

July 3

The Energy Audit of the Future Professional content

In this post, Peter takes a look at two big opportunities to expand the services offered by whole house energy auditors and contractors--healthy home and electric car/home integration. Read the full story