Blog Signature page Refresh

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Home Inspector with SLS Home Inspections-Bradley Bourbonnais Kankakee Manteno 450.004175

My blog signature page has never been what I hoped it would look like. I just shoved a bunch of links together and a whole bunch of short bullet point details together and there it was. Done but not anything close to what I hoped. So here we are, Springtime 2022, what a perfect time to do a refresh of an absolutely horrible set of pages that were my old blog signature page, or should I say "pages?" I had so much stuff on my signature page that you had to scroll twice just to get to the end. 

Here's the old one...

     I decided that trying to overload the potential home buying client that was looking at our blog page with every single thing we offer with our inspection was probably not such a good idea. It's not like it's all that hard to find on our pages whether Facebook, linkedin, website, it's all there. We have been in business for over 14 years and in that period of time, we have honestly tried just about every form of web presence. We paid a lot of money in the beginning back in 2007-2008 to a company for search engine optimization on a website that was so bad it's embarassing. The crazy part is, the website company lost our account info and never billed us a single dime, even after I reminded them we had not received a bill in over 30 months. Big picture, the free website was worth every penny. Or should I say every worthless penny. 

     I am pretty happy with our current website, slshomeinspections.com.
The designer did a really nice job of working in some really nice local pictures of the Kankakee, IL area. She put in an important section about all of our buyer protection warranties that we include with every single inspection. She made sure that there was a schedule now button on every page so no matter where you are on your SLS H Insp website and home buying journey, you can order an inspection. 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, even on holidays. Someone will pick up the phone. 

     Finally, she made sure that the tagline "The Home Inspector with a Heart" story had it's own little section if anyone wanted to hear my heart attack in 2012. It's an actual story with a professionally done youtube video to watch with one of my daughters, Natalie, and my wife Mary. The year they made the video, I was asked to be the guest at the hospital donor dinner as the Grateful Patient, and that's when they showed the video to the dinner donor crowd. Quite a night and I was told they raised a boatlaod of money for the Cathology department. 

     I have a new partner creating facebook content that has been getting some great reviews and comments. That's our biggest change to our 2022 web presence. 

Comments (7)

Scott Seaton Jr. Bourbonnais Kankakee IL Home Inspector
SLS Home Inspections-Bradley Bourbonnais Kankakee Manteno - Bourbonnais, IL
The Home Inspector With a Heart!

Boy, that did not come out the way it looked on the page when I was designing it. 

Mar 12, 2022 11:50 AM
Craig Daniels

no worries! I see you implemented my updated version. looks great!!

Mar 12, 2022 02:08 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Scott Seaton Jr. Bourbonnais Kankakee IL Home Inspector the blog signature looks good, but it is showing up twice.

Mar 12, 2022 12:26 PM
Scott Seaton Jr. Bourbonnais Kankakee IL Home Inspector

Thanks to Craig, it's fixed. 

Mar 13, 2022 07:17 AM
Craig Daniels
Tech Training for You! - Staten Island, NY
Technology Instructor/Project Consultant

No worries Scott, you got it 99% of the way there!! I'll email you a few HTML tweaks to get you to 100% :)

Mar 12, 2022 12:42 PM
Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400
HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 - Pikesville, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

Great job, Scott. Congrats on finishing your signature!

Mar 12, 2022 03:45 PM
Eileen Burns
Trans State Commercial RE Ft. Lauderdale/Miami/Palm Beach - Fort Lauderdale, FL
FLorida Real Estate Connector

Scott Seaton Jr. Bourbonnais Kankakee IL Home Inspector looks terrific.  Thanks for participating in the monthly challenge😎

Mar 15, 2022 12:13 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Scott - being a member of ActiveRain is a work-in-progress for me.  It's good that you jump in and participate in the fun that is explored in the community.  

Mar 16, 2022 10:53 AM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

WOW, that is a night and Day type of difference Scott Seaton Jr. Bourbonnais Kankakee IL Home Inspector . Great job!

Mar 24, 2022 08:17 AM