How it works - Tradesmen

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Why not join the team, register your business with us? Comparethetradesmen.com is visible to over 74 million homes and businesses in the U.K. Fees & Costs

1 - Sign up. Becoming a member of Comparethetrademen.com costs just £78.50 per year ( that’s just £1.50 per week ). Commercial listings are just £98.50 per year, and are designed for companies looking for larger scale contracts. Fees and costs

2 - Build your profile. Once you are a member you will be allocated your own web page profile. We provide the template, you just fill in the gaps, ensuring the process is hassle free and the information is as comprehensive as possible. this page is fully search engine optermised to your company and local Area

3 - Client contact. When a client selects your business from our directory they will send a free SMS job Lead to your mobile phone via the “contact tradesmen” button located on your profile. This process keeps time wasters to a minimum as the client is personally sending you the lead to provide a quote or estimate.

4 - Get rated. Once you have completed a job, your client can rate you on 5 different aspects of your work:

  • Value for Money
  • Reliability
  • Professionalism
  • Quality of Work
  • Closeness to Estimate

These Ratings are then published allowing future clients to review the tradesmen they are about to hire, witch compleates the loop.

 Our rating system is designed with both the tradesman and customer in mind. We understand that there are some difficult customers out there, so we will look into any feedback you believe to be unfair or unjust, likewise if a customer has a serious complaint about a trader, we will investigate also.

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Questions & Answers


Who is Comparethetradesmen.com? We are an online advertising portal for quality trusted tradespeople to showcase their skills and attract work in their local area, growing your business is our business, meet the team via our about us page...

Why are we different? We operate differently to similar sites, in that clients don’t post jobs, they contact you directly via our free job alert system. Also we don’t charge for the SMS job leads you will receive or ask for commission on jobs won. Just a small annual admin fee of £78.50 is all our members ever pay...

How do we connect tradesmen to clients? The client sends out job alerts to our tradesmen members, not us!! We allow clients to contact their tradesmen directly, via our free SMS job alert system. This connects only the relevant trader with the client, dramatically cutting down on time wasters and dead leads...

How do I know if I have a job lead? Every time a client requires a quote they can either, simply contact you via your contact details published in your profile or send a free job alert to your mobile device via our website. Also we send you email alerts informing you of jobs won and what to do next...

How does our ratings system work? Feedback is non-verbal, tradesmen are rated out of 100% in five different areas of their work; Price, Quality of work, Reliability, Professionalism and Closeness to quote after each job completed… don't worry we have an arbitration process if you receive unfair feed-back...

Can another tradesman rate me? Your competitors cannot rate you, you yourself must accept and then close the job before any feedback can be published ruling out false feedback by rivals...

How do we make sure feedback is genuine? This is an area that we have invested heavily in; we have written our own complex software to combat non genuine feedback. This is what makes Comparethetradesmen.com so successful...

Can I report bad customers? Yes you can, Comparethetradesmen.com is aware that there are some rouge customers out there too. This is why we have dedicated an area on our website so that tradespeople can let us know if a public member has acted unreasonably...

Do I get a web page? Every trade member acquires their own fully customised web page complete with URL and hosted by Comparethetradesmen.com. Your page includes testimonials, pictures of previous jobs, qualifications held and accredited bodies you are registered with plus much more...

How do I cancel my membership if needed? Tradesmen can cancel their membership easily, with in seconds, via the website at any time without reason...

What if my details change? Your details are easily edited via your administrator home page should anything change...

How long have we been operating? The concept of Comparethetradesmen.com was born in 2008. Our website and systems have been refined dramatically since the early days but we still have the same dedicated core members of staff that we started up with, plus a few more...

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