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Websites for painters and decorators

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This post about Websites for painters and decorators is for those tradesmen who haven’t got a website yet. Or in short, painters in trouble, or heading that way. The world is moving ahead fast and regardless of how conservative, traditional or resistant to change the painting industry might be, the fact is, the rest of Read More

Shout out to sites linking to Traditional Painter

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The internet is one big inter-connected super highway of info! Here are three sites linking to Traditional Painter. Well worth a visit. UK Workshop On the forum they discussed Farrow and Ball won’t dry – The slow drying Estate eggshell problem has been troubling UK Workshop woodworkers across the country too, specifically darker bases. Familiar Read More

Darren Slaughter: strategies to survive recession (for Painters)

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I asked Darren Slaughter, online sales and marketing advisor to contractors in the USA, to share with UK painters and decorators his strategies to survive recession. I was thinking along the lines of “America sneezes, Britain catches a cold“. Darren’s observations and advice based on what our N. American painting colleagues are facing / doing Read More

Best advice about online marketing for painters

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Off my own back, I set up and started marketing the Traditional Painter site in 2009, and for the first year, enquiries via my site kept me fully employed with a constant flow of specialist decorating work. I doubt I would have come across most of those clients via conventional offline sources. At the end Read More

Painters and decorators with websites- read this from Darren Slaughter

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I received the email below about Darren Slaughter contractor website appraisals for $105. It may be too late now, as it is a cracking offer – the first 20 applicants get $105 worth of Google Adwords thrown in too, so to all intents and purposes he is offering 20 FREE website reviews. But even at Read More

Advice to painters on how to improve your website

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They say a picture says a thousand words. Here is a 12-month history of the traffic that comes to this site. (Dec 2010 – Dec 2011) In a few words, this website was building gradually, attracting about 9000 views a month. In April 2011 I approached Darren Slaughter who is an expert in website reviews Read More
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