June 22, 2017
Does your website close business for you? It should. If you're like most photo booth entrepreneurs, you're spending meaningful time getting people to notice your business online. A website is often the first and only chance you have at winning new business. Over the years, I've developed a lot of websites for a number of different businesses as a web developer. This post offers some tips on ways maximize the number of people who pull the trigger and go with your service.1. Invest in a modern website.Appearance matters. Prospective clients will judge the quality of your service based on the look and feel of your website. You don't need anything super fancy or expensive.
June 12, 2017
Generally, event based business entrepreneurs fall into one of two camps: We list pricing on our website for all to see. We stand exposed.We hide our pricing and ask prospective clients to "contact us".I started in the "contact us” camp and did not show pricing.I think there were two main reasons why I chose not to publicly advertise my pricing:I didn't want to miss out on a single lead. There was an underlying fear: if someone were to come to my website, see my pricing and determine I was too expensive, they might not contact me and I might not get a chance to close the deal.I wanted to make sure my customers were happy.
It started with a passionI've always had a passion for music and great people. Local Boy, my first company, specializes in DJ and Photo Booths. Others hire us for weddings, schools and private parties. If you're reading this post, you're likely we;; familiar with the business. It's been a great fit for me and I'm really proud of me and the team have accomplished at Local Boy. More events, more busy workHowever, as the business grew, so did the busy work. Such administrative tasks are not my passion and definitely not what gets me out of bed in the morning.