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Social Media and Energy Efficiency

Tell us how you reach customers, contractors and others using online social media.

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What is the Consumer Attitude towards Energy Efficiency Products & Services

Much has been written in recent times on consumer attitudes towards investing in energy efficiency retrofits, a recent GTM article …Continue

Started by Bijou Lulla Apr 13, 2013.

The impact of pictures on Facebook 1 Reply

I follow some of the top social media bloggers and picked up a great tip about using pictures on Facebook.I like how Facebook pulls in an image with an article, but the blogger (I can't remember…Continue

Started by Diane Chojnowski. Last reply by Diane Chojnowski Apr 10, 2012.

Green Plug District - New Social Media Website Focused On Energy Efficency

Green Plug District - New Social Media Website focused on Energy Effiency inviting all memebers to join for free to start adding content, blogs and articles.Visit:…Continue

Started by Michael D'Orazio Apr 9, 2012.

Generating leads through Facebook and Twitter 1 Reply

Earlier this year, we launched a service to help home energy pros get referrals from existing customers using social media.  I'd like to share some initial results from the program, just to help…Continue

Tags: of, mouth, effectiveness, word, referrals

Started by Rajesh Nerlikar. Last reply by Diane Chojnowski Oct 10, 2011.

Google+//Will it SAVE THE WORLD? 14 Replies

Hey. Just curious if anyone's using g+ yet and what you think of it. I guess businesses have not been invited into the inner sanctum yet. Do you think there will be a shift when/if businesses are? Is…Continue

Started by Jennifer Luitwieler. Last reply by Rajesh Nerlikar Sep 15, 2011.

Productive Uses of Twitter for Home Performance Pros 1 Reply

Breaking out the discussion specifically about twitter for home performance pro's, for ACI last year I did a survey of a cross section of folks--auditors, home performance contractors, green building…Continue

Tags: circle, energy, performance, home, twitter

Started by Peter Troast. Last reply by Rajesh Nerlikar Mar 1, 2011.

Resistance to Social Media 6 Replies

Managing social media for Affordable Comfort, I often wonder why some of our bigger sponsors and exhibitors are not on Twitter and Facebook. Have others confronted this resistance? If so how to you…Continue

Tags: twitter, facebook, communicate, dialog, marketing

Started by Jennifer Luitwieler. Last reply by Stephanie Inglis Feb 1, 2011.

Ignore it at your own risk 1 Reply

Here's an article on the topic of social networking and contracting:…Continue

Started by Eric Aune. Last reply by James Sayers Nov 30, 2010.

Help! Need 2 contractors willing to share their marketing success stories on a webinar next week! 1 Reply

Hi everyone,I've been invited to give a webinar for the EGIA Leadership Academy onDec 2nd. They'd like me to bring along two contractors who are willingto share their marketing success stories for…Continue

Started by Stephanie Inglis. Last reply by Stephanie Inglis Nov 23, 2010.

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Comment by Silas Inman on November 3, 2010 at 10:02am
Tumblr uses a similar "follow" approach to twitter. You can also "reblog" entries instead of "retweet" Tumblr is like twitter without the 140 character limit. We are at http://forwardenergysolutions.tumblr.com/
Comment by James Sayers on November 3, 2010 at 9:46am
Thanks for the suggestion for Tumblr. I am not familiar with that, but will check it out.
Comment by Silas Inman on November 3, 2010 at 9:37am
I also use various forums, do forums count as social media?
Comment by Sean Lintow Sr on November 3, 2010 at 9:36am
Facebook - nyet
Twitter - si
Blogs & contractor forums are great for not only getting information out on what you do, but helping others learn about best practices and things to avoid
Comment by Silas Inman on November 3, 2010 at 7:24am
In addition to twitter and facebook we are also using Tumblr. We have issued several 'social media only discounts' such as mentioned you heard about us on Twitter or Facebook. Another social media to check out, not sure if you have used Tumblr, it is almost a combination between Twitter and a blog. Very neat.
Comment by James Sayers on November 3, 2010 at 5:52am
What ways are you all using social media to interact with customers?
Comment by Chris Jefferies on November 2, 2010 at 11:28pm
Besides the obvious, twitter and facebook, this is what we're talking about. Home energy pros is what it's all about (oh, and the hokey pokey, too. )
Comment by Evan Mills on November 1, 2010 at 3:39pm
Give us your suggestions on how to make Home Energy Pros even better!
Comment by James Sayers on November 1, 2010 at 1:06pm
So, you have started a Facebook page and Twitter page. Now what?
 

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