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Phoenix home showThe internet has changed the face of marketing. People search for everything online today. Whether they are looking for new jewelry or searching for the best local golf course, the internet is usually the first place that people start their search. This is no different when it comes to searching for a contractor.

When homeowners are looking for a Phoenix landscaper, electrician, plumber, or anything else, they typically look online. The Phoenix home show, and home shows in every city, used to be a primary place for homeowners to find out about great new home improvements while getting to communicate with a number of local contractors. While it is still a great outing for homeowners, it is often just a place where they go to browse with no real intention to buy products or hire anyone to perform their home improvement services.

Online, when people are searching for services, they are actively looking to hire someone to perform a specific task for them. At an event like the Phoenix home show, contractors are trying to market themselves and sell services to people who may not be looking for their services. This is one of the major reasons why it is so important for contractors, from Phoenix landscapers to general contractors, to take advantage of online marketing.

Home show booths are also expensive and they only give you about 3 days worth of marketing for the price. This means that you could be paying $1000 for a booth, but only get to  market yourself for a few days. For this price you could get up to 3 months worth of SEO service with certain internet marketing companies. And having a website optimized to target local consumers interested in your services could generate many more leads for you over the long run.

While home shows may be a good investment for large, well-established companies, they may not be the best place to invest a large amount of money in marketing efforts for a smaller contracting company or for a company that is just starting out. And even for well-established companies, the benefits of internet marketing are clearly positive.

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