Todd Bairstow

  • Can Home Services Really Be Uber-ed?

    Over the last several weeks, there’s been an enormous amount of interest in announcements by Amazon and Google about moving into the home services space. The “on-demand” economy seems to be finally descending on one of the oldest of sectors: taking care of your house. Having led a lead-generation company serving the home services industry for the past 10 years, I’ve read thes ...

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  • Why Mobile Marketing Isn’t a Fit for Every SMB

    Mobile, mobile, mobile. Small businesses are being bombarded by marketing programs that promise to deliver calls, customers, and sales right from a prospect’s cell phone. And for some companies that may be true — mobile could be the answer. But the facts on the ground indicate that mobile marketing is, at best, a mixed bag so far for most small businesses.

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