From car mechanics to garden equipment suppliers and all the way back to slate roofers finding reliable tradesmen can be a difficult task that should not be undertaken lightly. Going with the first website/phone number you come across can be tempting but is this the best way to find the best in the industry? Probably not. Here are 5 Tips for Finding the Best in the Industry for your business.
I have talked about online reviews in multiple blog posts and the weight they should carry especially as a lot of websites like freeindex.co.uk and yell.com now have anti fake reviews systems and checks in place ensuring the authenticity of all reviews. Before you finally choose a company to hire it is best to first clarify that there are no awful reviews online. This should be the first step before deciding to hire a professional.
Personal recommendations is the king when finding reputable business men. There is no surer way to find someone who will do an amazing job than seeing their service/product in action with someone you know and trust. Be it good or bad you will surely find out.
Never ever go with the first company you get a quote from. The more companies you look at the more chance you have of getting the best job done. Not to mention when companies know there is multiple quotes being taken you quickly see that price go down for the exact same service,
Looking at a business from a completely objective point of view, does it meet standards for a business in their industry. Do they have a modern website? D they dress the part? Do they follow proper procedure? Ar ethey even going to invoice you? These are all things you have to ask yourself when hiring a new company.
I am a big believer in natural instinct. Sometimes on paper everything looks terrific but for some reason you have a nagging doubt in the back of your mind. Many people will tell you your being paranoid or that maybe you shouldn’t let personal get in the way of business but from personal experience that little nagging is right 9 times out of 10 and should not be ignored.