Finding a home care professional during a repair emergency becomes much easier with last week’s launch of ServiceAlley.com in the Triangle market, powered by WRAL.com.
ServiceAlley.com is WRAL.com’s online marketplace of Triangle-area home service providers that makes it effortless to find, research and contact local home improvement resources. The new marketplace also allows users to keep record of their favorite contractors and discover new ones through searches and viewing other peoples’ favorites. Users can also login with Facebook®, which lets them view trusted recommendations from their social network.
“ServiceAlley.com is something home owners in this market need,” said John Conway, general manager for WRAL.com. “We’ve created a trusted, comprehensive marketplace of Triangle-area home improvement providers, all for free. ServiceAlley.com allows you to see which contractors your friends have used and recommended and even keep track of those providers for future use.”
ServiceAlley.com lets visitors browse thousands of listings in more than 50 categories and compare ratings, look for coupons and find recommendations from friends and neighbors. Providers on ServiceAlley.com fall into the following categories:
- Inside the Home including bath and sink, designing and decorating, drywall and insulation, locks, piano service, pest control, remodeling, and windows.
- Outside the Home such as concrete and paving, decks and outdoor structures, drainage, excavation and demolition, solar energy and trees and shrubs.
- Cleaning Services including carpet and upholstery, ducts and vents, gutter cleaning, hazardous removal, pressure washing, window cleaning and much more.
Visitors to ServiceAlley.com can also take advantage of coupons, write reviews and create digital and printable lists of their favorite home care professionals.
For home service professionals, it is free and easy to claim listings on ServiceAlley.com. Service business owners can customize a profile with business information and logo, read consumer reviews,and take advantage of this online forum for interacting with former customers and generating opportunities for new business. ServiceAlley.com also provides quality leads for business owners, providing access to tools that enable service providers to reach out to consumers in the region, with the opportunity to turn them into long-term customers.
To claim a business profile, visit http://www.ServiceAlley.com and click on the “For Businesses” link.
ServiceAlley.com is locally powered by CBC New Media Group for WRAL.com, the state’s number one local news website, and originally developed by The Washington Post.
About Service Alley:
ServiceAlley.com helps people find home service providers that their friends and neighbors trust by providing a free forum for people to contribute and read ratings and reviews on home improvement service providers in their area. ServiceAlley.com also offers money saving deals and coupons on many of the home improvement services that people use regularly. ServiceAlley.com is a site built and operated by The Washington Post.
Thanks to CBC NMG’s Lisa Jeffries for this capcom story.