Attention Siding Contractors: free detailed online siding market analysis (hint: inside information)
Robert Bury of Driving Designs & founder of this website has developed a new algorithm for valuing domains but also (and more importantly for you) he is sharing inside information about the online siding market.
A little background, Robert has been working with the Siding Market online since 2001 and has been crunching numbers and obsessing over the details ever since. We’re tipping you off so you can benefit from all of his hard work and gain insight into your industry online.
Top level domains like SidingInstallation.com are extremely valuable… but why?
WELL… if you were searching for “Siding Installation” would you be more likely to click on a link for SidingInstallation.com or Home-Siding-Contruction-Guys.info ? Ya, we know – obvious right.?. Another thing to keep in mind is that there is ONLY ONE SidingInstallation.com in the whole wide world. That’s pretty significant as well.
Please allow me illustrate:
Advertising on Google’s AdWords to generate new clients can be very competitive, very expensive and every advantage is like gold. And when someone searches on Google the exact keywords are highlighted, subsequently drawing attention to certain ads and not others. Keep in mind, it only takes people a fraction of a second to pick which link they will click and a slight advantage can make a HUGE difference in your bottom line.
As many House Siding consumers have discovered you can pay a lot of siding BUT you really don’t have to if you know what to do. If I told you that some homeowners have easily paid double what they could have for siding on their home, would you believe me? And what if those people got sub-standard installations with lower quality products to boot … would you think I was exaggerating? Well the unfortunate answer is – it’s all true. But it doesn’t have to be for you and I’m going to give you the inside information you need to get deal when you are ready to put siding on your home.
Q): So How Much is House Siding Supposed to Cost?
A): much much less than you might expect.
10 Steps to Getting the Best House Siding Deal
note: the best deal isn’t always the lowest siding cost
So you are looking for siding materials, well you’ve got lots to pick from like vinyl siding, fiber cement siding, cedar siding, composite siding, metal siding and rock siding to name a few. We will briefly dive into each category to give you a good idea of what type of siding materials you might be interested in.
Vinyl siding is the number #1 most used siding in the nation today. Many people prefer vinyl siding materials over other siding materials because it can be relatively inexpensive, doesn’t require painting, is very low maintenance and typically comes with a 50 year warranty. Vinyl siding comes in horizontal (lap), vertical, shingle/shake siding & soffits material types. Many other options are available. (continue reading…)
We just launched another useful tool, this one calculates the square footage of a triangle which is useful for calculating a home’s exterior square footage on a gable. This calculator not only calculates a triangle’s square footage, it also calculates a triangle’s (gable’s) square inches and converts feet to inches and inches to feet. You can also enter inches only, feet only or a combination of feet and inches with decimal point too. Check it out: Square Footage Calculator Triangle
Although we don’t endorse the ice rock throwing statement, there is a lot of good information.
We’ve been getting numerous emails about this type of event occurring for several years now so we know this is not a farce.
Let’s get right to it…
There are over 41,000 searches per year performed on Google for search terms related to “Vinyl Siding” and “Siding” in “New Jersey”.
If you hold top ranking in the organic search results on Google for Siding related terms, the typical amount of resulting traffic (visitors) is 33% of the total possible.
41,000 x 33% = 13,530
The typical conversion rate for a siding contractor online (low estimate) is 2%.
13,530 x 2% = 271
Vinyl siding is one of the most popular products used on the exterior of home’s today. It’s low cost and simple installation have caused a large boom in its demand. The increase in the demand has also given the market a large supply from manufacturers with differences in vinyl siding color to thickness or insulation. Homeowners that are shopping around for vinyl siding have a lot of options to choose from. Many manufacturers offer about 10 to 30 styles of vinyl siding, and often each style carries a number of different colors, sometimes in the excess of thirty a piece. This color wheel can make it difficult for choosing the right one. (continue reading…)
Siding4U posted a new page yesterday listing the top 3 siding calculators online today… check it out.
The purpose of this page is to list all of our useful siding calculators that we have here at Siding4U. Calculators is a great way to quickly get to the numbers you need. We could tell you how to do something, and we do have lots of instructional content here on Siding4U but to actually give you calculators that do the “heavy lifting” for you, now that’s useful.
Need help with any of our Calculators? If you ever don’t understand some about any of our calculators, please contact us and we’d be happy to help. We created these siding calculators as tool to help you and the last thing we’d want is for them to be confusing in any way. (continue reading…)