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There are an array of ways to make sure you get the most value from your membership:
Get regular Homeowner reviews
The easiest way to maximise your Checkatrade membership is with regular, recent reviews. Customer reviews are one of your most important tools to demonstrate the ongoing quality service you provide. Regular reviews also help you maintain a strong position in the online searches, meaning that more customers have the chance to click on your page and view what you do. We recommend aiming for an average of at least 3 feedbacks per month. Don’t forget, you can and should ask any customers you complete work for to provide you with feedback – they don’t have to have found you via Checkatrade.com.
Consider your search description text
By adding the ‘click to call’ button in the search results we’ve made it even faster and easier for customers to get in contact with you. This makes it absolutely vital that the mini-bio they see alongside your company name in the searches gives a really great first impression and overview of what you have to offer. You have just a couple of sentences to work with so make sure it’s catchy!
Optimise your profile page
Would you choose yourself? Have a look at your profile page is if you were a customer – is your page eye catching? Is it showing off all of the great work that you do? Does the customer know what work and services you offer? The new Trades App helps you make sure your profile is complete, but make sure you have:
Check out our exclusive membership offers
We offer a wide range of discounts and partnerships to bring you value as a Checkatrade member such as discount on your Public Liability Insurance, workwear and tools. Have a look and take advantage of these great savings now.
We offer a range of ways you can expand your membership to make it work harder for you:
Want to increase the number of calls you receive? – Checkatrade isn’t just an online service! Join over 15,000 members who feature in our Trade Directories. Expand your membership to take advantage of the average additional 6 calls a month Trades enjoy by also appearing in your local Checkatrade printed directory which goes to 50,000+ households in your area each quarter. Find out more by calling 01243 952303 or Request a call back
Expand your area or add new trades – Your Checkatrade membership can expand as you do by offering the chance to add additional postcodes to your membership. Increased the range of what you offer to include another trade skill? We can add that too. Want to be a Plumber in Portsmouth or an Electrician in Edinburgh? Give our team a call to discuss your options on 01243 952303