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Google Local Search Packs Move to a 3 display.
On August 7th, Mother Google dropped another bombshell. This one affects all local businesses, but has important implications for companies providing all types of home performance services, from HVAC to insulation to healthy home.
Sales funnel for High Performance Home Builders: multi-stage lead capture
One of the greatest marketing challenges for builders and remodelers, and especially for those in the high performance (or green or passive or net zero or EnergyStar) market, is lead capture. At Energy Circle, we think of this as the challenge of multi-stage lead capture.
Energy Circle's EC PRO platform has built in Lead Capture Forms.
At Energy Circle, when we talk about utilizing landing pages, we are referring to pages that drive conversions and target a specific service or offering. We review how to create lead-generating landing pages.
Amazing Targeting for Low Cost | Facebook Paid Campaigns
New to Facebook ads? Be sure to check out Part 1 of my 3-part series: Why Use Facebook Ads? 5 Reasons to Start Your Campaigns TODAY. This is Part 2.
A Steady Stream Of Cool New Features For Facebook Audience Targeting
It is with much geekery that I begin our 3 part exploration of Facebook ads. First up, the important, fundamental question: why use ‘em? If you’re not using Facebook ads by now, it’s seriously time to consider it. As the second most-visited website in the world (second to our beloved multi-colored...
Constant Change: Google’s Local Algorithm
The only constant about Google’s algorithms is change. Google has once again made updates to the SERPs (search engine result pages), and this time it could affect home performance companies.
A/B Testing Step 1. Find 'Experiments' in Google Analytics under 'Behavior' tab
A key component of successful web marketing is continual optimization - optimizing your content, keywords, landing pages, and structure to convert your web visitors into leads. But how do you know what converts and what potential changes are going to be most advantageous?
The Equation for Good Content and Smart Keyword Focus equals Organic Traffic & L
"Keyword" is one of those terms that everyone knows is important, however -in our experience - there is ample confusion around how to find them, what to do with them, and how to prioritize the most important keywords for your business.
Innovations in Home Performance Marketing: A Contractors Panel

The ACI National Conference is my favorite event of the year - exhilarating and exhausting all at the same time. Add in a healthy dose of New Orleans shenanigans and, well… let’s just say my recovery isn’t quite complete. Here are some things that stood out for me:

Google+ Page Helps Inspect It Right Rank in Google Search with Stars!
Keeping your website fresh is one of the most challenging things contractors face, but an increasingly critical part to making your online presence perform. Herewith: 5 things you should try to do every week that will markedly improve your sites performance.


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