Case Study: Google Ads for a Landscape Lighting Company

For this outdoor lighting company, we researched high volume, low cost keywords that are correlated to the their lighting services that are also representative of the end of the sales journey, meaning not research-like keywords, but rather ready to buy keywords. For each keyword, we created a group of ads to test out which one would work best. In the Google ad world, this approach is called Single Keyword Ad Groups (SKAGS). And then we built or used existing landing pages that are optimized for the keyword that is in the ad - all translating to lower cost click and higher performing ads.

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Case Study: Google Ads for Landscape Company in the Midwest

Speaking of conversions - the purpose of these ads, over the six month period, this company received 66 “conversions.” In non-technical terms, this includes people who submitted a form on the website and also click on the telephone number to call in the mobile-only ads. It does NOT include people that called the website after reaching the website as a result of the ads. Most design/build companies we speak with have about 2-3x as many phone calls as they form submissions (often much more).

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Case Study: Green Foundry, Distributor of Lighting & Fire Features, Gets a New Website

Green Foundry wanted to be less about selling products and more about the relationship that their customers gain by choosing to work with them. Halstead Media built a new website that told the story of the unique business model, using a bright yet sophisticated website design. By using image animations, a simple user-flow, and carefully written copy as well alongside image curation - we told Green Foundry’s story.

Today, Green Found manages their own website through their easy-to-use website platform.

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Case Study: A New Website For Avon, CT, Landscape Architect/Install Firm

Based out of Avon, CT, Starr Contracting offers high-end landscape architecture and installation services. Starr was in the market for an extremely high-end website that communicated their high-end work to homeowners looking for medium-complex projects. Starr wanted a website that was clean and simple - and stood out against competitors.

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Case Study: The New Website for a Landscape Architecture Franchise Company

Aligned to the new FireSky logo, the website features a modern, fresh, unique - all while sophisticated design. Detailing the story, one section, and then one page a time, the website colors, fonts, layout, images, and copy all resonate with the high-end homeowner that would look to a Landscape Architect. Each page is carefully written and designed to work independently from the site (if a visitor stumbles across a page before visiting the homepage) yet complementary if a visitor is browsing multiple pages. You won’t find dead ends here. Finalizing the sales experience, users end up at a location page to contact.

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Case Study: Website Design for a Landscape Company in Vermont and Pennsylvania

Halstead Media transformed their previous website to a new, fresh, modern one that attracts to both Vermont Stone’s Vermont customers as well as the new Pittsburgh homeowners. The new website is mobile optimized, easy to navigate, and most importantly, helps homeowners clearly identify their service area.

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Case Study: SEO for a Landscape Design/Build Company in New York

Around October 2016, we kicked off their Search Engine Optimization efforts. We began by identifying the most searched keywords in their service areas along with cities that had the best HHI (household income) and population combination. Weekly, professionally written articles targeting these keywords along with ongoing new local landing pages, and now high-quality backlinks, this landscape design/build company now has 45% of the keywords being tracked on the first page (first 10 spots). They began with only 5% of their tracked keywords on that page! 

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Find Design, Build, or Maintenance Employees with Facebook and Instagram Ads

Over 90% of design/builds we speak with have an enormous problem with attracting, finding, and keeping labor. Whether it’s the H2B visa problems or finding local employees - this is one of the biggest pain-points. With Facebook and Instagram - you can get a little help with finding labor this year. While we can’t promise you that the employees you may find on these two platforms will always show up Mondays and completely transform your workforce problems, they may provide a little help.

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Case Study: Website Design for a Design/Build Company in Aurora, Il

Halstead Media completely transformed the website to a less text heavy, image forward design. A layout that appeals to all the different customer audiences that GoldLeaf wants to attract. The homepage includes a rotating banner, a review section for peace of mind, as well as call-out to a financing program. See the new website

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Case Study: Northern Lights Landscaping in New Hampshire

After presenting a Unilock Authorized Contractor Seminar, we met Northern Lights Landscaping. Since then, our relationship with them has allowed us to redesign their website, increase their search rankings, and help find qualified leads with Facebook Ads.

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Your HomeAdvisor Guide: Should You Be Advertising on there?

Home improvement review sites like HomeAdvisor and Angie’s List are not a necessary fact of doing business in the digital age for landscape or design/build companies. If you will choose to live on there, it may not be in your best interest to put all of your marketing dollars into these platforms. There are be better ways to generate leads and build your business, such as SEO or Facebook/Instagram Advertising.

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Case Study: Website for Landscaping Lighting Company

Halstead designed a brand new website to showcase outdoor lighting company’s profile and services. Our messaging and the images we selected aligned to the more affluent market in the company’s service area. The key messages were: solving problems as well as promoting luxury services (e.g. smartphone controls) that aren’t necessarily solving a problem. The style is sophisticated and professional.

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