TAG: Porch

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

March 2014 Web Extra: Photographing for the web

March 18, 2014By

Glance at Darwin Webb’s Porch profile and the number 371 might pop out to you. That’s how many project photos he has uploaded to the site. “Having pictures of projects is more valuable than descriptions,” says the president of Darwin Webb Landscape Architects in Isaaquah, Wash. He was featured in “Word-of-web referrals” story in the March 2014 issue of Landscape Management. “Images... 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