Keith Liedtke – Blowhard Realtor

 

 

Winter Storm – Icy slippery roads and localized flooding the headline blared. The evening before I had contacted our customer to explain that road conditions were poor and we would have to see what the morning brought. Fast forward 10 hours and we can’t get the truck off the curb into traffic owing to the slush and icy conditions. I called our customer to explain our predicament; ‘Not my problem!’ Indeed. Eventually we were able to get traction and begin driving toward Richmond only to get bogged down again a block from the customers’ house on his unplowed …
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You Can’t Say We Didn’t Warn You


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Business Owners Hate Yelp (and no, its not the bad reviews)

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In December of 2015 I wrote a blog post that suggested an attempt by a few Vancouver moving companies to hornswoggle the system on Yelp. Fast forward a year and wow have there been some dramatic developments, but first some background. 12 months ago I took a snapshot of the Yelp site search results for the keywords ‘movers vancouver’ and ‘moving company vancouver’ (via Google). Yelp provides their audience with 2 categories when it comes to reviews in a company profile. For example if you were to look at the Citymove page you will see ‘reviews’, and at the bottom …
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How To Read Online Reviews For Moving Companies – The 3 P’s

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Online reviews can be a powerful selling tool for movers in Vancouver, they can also be misleading, exaggerated and downright disengenuous. Every consumer has different expectations of their mover, by understanding your needs you can better interpret and compare reviews across a host of sites. Reviews can best be understood by categorizing them with the 3 P’s; Punctuality, Performance and Price.

Punctuality 

You live in a condo with strict rules about the move out process. You’re allowed a 2 hour elevator booking at the move out location and the same at your new place, if you exceed your booking time …
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Stan: Honorary Canadian, Mountain Biking Amateur.

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