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Here’s the Forecast for NEW POOLS and RENOVATIONS…

Here’s the Forecast for NEW POOLS and RENOVATIONS… From Metrostudy and Hanley Wood By Brett Lloyd Abbott, Pool Builder Marketing LLC Did you happen to catch the “National Housing Market Forecast” from Metrostudy and Hanley Wood about a week and a half ago? Led by Metrostudy’s Chief Economist Mark Boud, it offers some great insights into […]

Here’s Another Trick to Help Designers Sell More Pools

Here’s Another Trick To Help Designers Sell More Pools… By Brett Lloyd Abbott, Pool Builder Marketing LLC I hesitate to say “trick” because it sounds like we’re trying to deceive people; that’s not the goal here. This is more like a “shortcut trick” that will help your designer/salespeople be more effective in their one-on-one meetings with […]

If you’re still running print ads, you should try this handy tool…

If you’re still running print ads, try this handy “Ad Assessment” tool. (It will help you improve your ad.) By Brett Lloyd Abbott, Pool Builder Marketing LLC Print advertising may be shrinking, but it is by no means dead. There are plenty of situations where magazines, billboards, direct mail and other print advertising can produce a […]

Got an angry customer? These 3 words will win them back…

Got an angry customer? These 3 words will win them back… By Brett Lloyd Abbott, Pool Builder Marketing LLC One of the newest classes I’ve started teaching is called “Winning Customer Satisfaction…How to Win Your Clients’ Hearts and Wallets.” It runs a full hour, but I can give you the essence of it in the next three […]

If My Marketing Advice Sounds Brutal, Here’s Why…

I’m brutal with my marketing advice, but it’s only because I want you to be successful… By Brett Lloyd Abbott, Pool Builder Marketing LLC I don’t recall when exactly, but it seems like it was within the first 30 days of opening my agency (16+ years ago) that I knew my primary goal should be […]

Why Most People Lose Money on PPC…

Here’s Why Most People Lose Money on PPC… By Brett Lloyd Abbott, Pool Builder Marketing LLC When it comes to selling new pools, I’m a huge fan of PPC/Pay Per Click advertising. Over the years, it’s grown from “a non-player” (remember when people used the Yellow Pages?) to quite possibly the single most powerful advertising […]

Here’s Why Some Buyers Are Easy, and Some Are Hard…

Here’s Why Some Buyers Are Easy, and Some Are Hard… By Brett Lloyd Abbott, Pool Builder Marketing LLC I give credit to Roy H. Williams, a.k.a. “The Wizard of Ads” for this amazing marketing/sales insight that applies to just about anything that a human being buys. I learned it more than a dozen years ago, […]

If the phone’s not ringing, here’s why…

It’s May 1. If you’re not getting as many leads as you want, I think I know why… By Brett Lloyd Abbott, Pool Builder Marketing LLC (If you ARE busy, then congratulations. This article is not for you.) If your business is in North America, then this should be just about the busiest day of […]

More Bad Advice: “I’ve found some errors on your website…”

Do YOU get those “I found some errors on your website…” emails too? By Brett Lloyd Abbott, Pool Builder Marketing LLC I’ll bet you’ve received plenty of those email messages, WARNING you that your website has problems. Such as this one, that just came in this morning: My name is Joe and I am a Digital Marketing […]

Bad Advice from Good Marketing People (part 1)

You’ve Been Given Some BAD ADVICE from Well-Meaning Marketing People… By Brett Lloyd Abbott, Pool Builder Marketing LLC I’ve spilled a lot of ink offering advice on the best ways to generate leads, build websites, setup auto follow up systems, and much, much more. But lately, I seem to be explaining to business owners why the well-intentioned advice they’ve heard […]




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