Technology is truly the bomb-digity. You have to love it. Whether you have a smartphone, tablet, security system, or just an electronic toothbrush, it is everywhere, and it is completely embedded into our lives.
This also includes advertising. The world of promotions and businesses is forced to change constantly with the advancement of technologies. The time of phone books is over; the world of Google, Home Advisor, Angie's List, and Yelp is upon us. Having to constantly receive clicks and views, and needing to always check that our information is accurate on every single listing, can be challenging. But not only does advertising impact businesses, but it throws the customer constantly in the dirt.
So how can we keep up with this whirlwind of change? I hate saying it, but, RESEARCH, RESEARCH, RESEARCH! No one can open up the newspaper or phone book and pick out a company. Does anyone even use phone books anymore?? Exactly.
What happens is, after you google what you need, all of these links pop up. Pages of pages of different companies all claiming they're the best fit for you. But which one really is the best fit for you?
Don't just rely on Google for all your answers, go on accredited sites, such as the Better Business Bureau, Yelp, or Angie's List. The BBB is especially one you should search on, but any of them will do. Look through reviews, and if a company seems to be giving all the right signals, go to their website. A website can tell you a lot about a business. How much effort they put into impressing you and making sure all your answers are, actually, answered.
Not every company will turn out like Adept Construction (had to do some self-promotion here, don't blame me), and you may find some of those frauds out there, who are just looking for money. However, there are local roofing contractors, and other businesses out there putting the customer first. Good business always puts customers first, and will always give the most reasonable and affordable price possible.
So please just remember that we too get lost in the hustle and bustle of advancement, and have our senile moments. I'm not going to lie, it took me a few minutes to figure out how to embed gifs into an article. But we learn and adapt just like you, and figure everything out.
We always have to research with whom we trust with our information and business. Some sites will be great and others can totally screw you over. So just research, and you'll be able to find a great company, like Adept Construction.
So have a great day, and may the odds be ever in your favor.
Posted on Thu, March 30, 2017
by Molly Sibley