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TAG: Matt Ehrlichman

Porch CEO named USA Today Entrepreneur of the Year

December 12, 2014By

USA Today named CEO Matt Ehrlichman its first-ever Entrepreneur of the Year for 2014. The newspaper launched the inaugural Entrepreneur of the Year Award as a way to acknowledge those who are bringing the U.S. economy out of recession, in particular small businesses and entrepreneurs. Key criteria of the award included exhibiting significant growth this year and solving a... read more

Porch launches first iOS 8 app, unveils Porch Booking Beta

December 9, 2014By launched the Porch App for iPhone and iPod touch, its first-ever mobile offering. The Porch App gives homeowners three ways to connect with professional: Concierge, Pro Dial and Pro Search. Concierge launches a live, interactive audio experience with a Porch representative who provides consultation for homeowners so they can figure out which pro type to use and connect them... read more unveils Pro Dashboard

November 5, 2014By made available the Pro Dashboard, an analytics and marketing platform for Porch users to evaluate the performance of their Porch profile. The feature is made available as the Porch home network has nearly doubled in the last year, growing from 1.5 million professionals to more than 2.8 million. Professionals can access the Pro Dashboard through their Porch business account.... read more

Porch to hit all Lowe’s locations in the U.S.

April 29, 2014By

Lowe’s and Porch unveiled their strategic partnership will expand to every Lowe’s store across the U.S. by May 5, positioning Porch as an in-store resource in more than 1,700 stores. “Our partnership with Porch demonstrates Lowe’s commitment to offer more ways to help our customers find solutions throughout the home improvement journey,” said Jay Rebello, VP for new business development and corporate innovation at Lowe’s. “Homeowners trust... read more

Porch looks to boost pros’ leads with Porch Premium

April 8, 2014By

Porch introduced a new layer to the home improvement network for service professionals: Porch Premium. Logo: PorchFor a monthly subscription fee, as low as $50 per month, Porch Premium provides service professionals, Porch users the opportunity to accelerate their business through smart leads, client analytics and profile amplification. The charge pays for the ability to: Secure one of four premium... read more

Word-of-web referrals

March 12, 2014By

How landscape professionals are using Porch, a new online home improvement platform. Like many small business owners, most of Mike Champagne’s leads come from word-of-mouth referrals—75 percent, he says. It’s not that the owner of American Blade Runners Lawncare in Charlotte, N.C., hasn’t tried other means of marketing. There was the time he distributed 5,000 fliers, but that only got... read more