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Matt Furkan Kocer

Revolutionize Your Window and Door Business with Porch: Pros, Cons, and How to Stand Out

As a window and door company, it’s essential to have a strong online presence in order to attract new customers and grow your business. One platform that can help with this is Porch Group. Porch Group is a leading vertical software company that is revolutionizing the home services and insurance industries by providing a platform for businesses to showcase their expertise, credentials, reviews, and projects.

By joining Porch Group, window and door companies can take advantage of the platform’s lead generation capabilities, user-friendly interface, and ability to customize their profile to attract the right customers for their business. In this article, we’ll discuss why window and door companies need to use Porch Group and how it can benefit their business.

Porch Group, Inc. (“Porch Group” or “the Company”) is a leading vertical software company reinventing the home services and insurance industries, today reported second-quarter results for the Company as of June 30, 2022, with revenues of $70.8 million, compared to second-quarter 2021 revenues of $51.3 million, highlighting both organic growth and the strength of businesses acquired in the prior twelve-month period. For the six months ended June 30, 2022, Porch Group reported revenues of $133.3 million, compared to $78.1 million in 2021.” 


It is important to have a strong online presence and Porch offers a platform for professionals to customize their profiles. This includes showcasing their expertise, credentials, reviews, and past projects. Pros can also specify their work preferences, including the types of projects they are interested in and their willingness to travel for work. They can also choose how they receive leads, whether it be through email, text, or phone calls. In terms of payment options, pros can either buy leads individually, set a monthly budget, or combine both methods.

Artist female outlineCustomize your profile
You’ll have a profile on Porch where your expertise, credentials, reviews and projects can be highlighted and customized.
Architecture outlineSpecify your work preferences
You control where you’re willing to travel for work, and the types of projects you’re interested in doing.
Phone Vibration outlineChoose how you get work
You can opt in to leads delivered via email & text, as well direct phone call leads.
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Buy leads individually, set a monthly budget, and receive leads automatically, or combine both options.

Pros of Using Porch

One major advantage of using Porch for lead generation is that it is a cost-effective option compared to other platforms like Home Advisor. Additionally, Porch has a partnership with Lowes, which means that customers at the home improvement store can be directed toward Porch if they are in need of handyman services. The platform itself is user-friendly and allows pros to earn points, as well as receive credits back if a lead is not within their scope of services. Porch also has a Verified Lead system, in which they contact the lead and verify the project before forwarding it to the pro, providing a sense of security for both the pro and the customer. This can be especially beneficial for window and door companies looking to improve their local SEO and overall marketing plan.

Checklist outlineAs far as Lead generation, Porch provides the cheapest source of lead generation compared to Home Advisor. Porch is partnered with Lowes. Lowes feature Porch in their stores to forward customers to Porch if they need a Handyman.
Internet outlineThey have a user-friendly platform. Pros can earn points. They offer credit back system if a lead does not fall within the scope of the service that you offer. 
Periodic Graph outlineYou get insights based on other industry pros within the platform. Through the Verified Lead system, they contact the lead and verify the project prior to forwarding the lead to you.

Cons of Using Porch

However, there are also some drawbacks to using Porch. From a customer’s perspective, the platform may not be as well-known outside of the contractor industry. Additionally, there are no Porch representatives in Lowes stores to guide customers toward finding a contractor on the platform. Some pros have also reported that Porch sales representatives can push services that their business is not ready for and that the lead sources may not be of the best quality due to this push for additional services.

Questions outlineThey’ll push services that your business is not ready for, and they do this with a salesperson assigned to your business. Their lead sources are not the best and this is because of the extra services that sales representatives push to businesses who are not ready for it.
Harvey Balls 0% outlineWindows and Doors Marketing Pros would like to recommend you to be on this platform regardless of whether they help provide you with leads or not.  
Hammer1 outlineIf you are found on different notable platforms with a reputation that relates to your such as Porch, you’ll improve your SEO marketing and other marketing efforts as your business continues to grow. 
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Despite these potential drawbacks, Windows and Doors Marketing Pros still highly recommend using the Porch platform.

Having a presence on notable platforms such as Porch can greatly improve SEO marketing and other marketing efforts as your business grows. It is crucial to have a reputable presence on multiple platforms, and Porch can be a valuable addition to a company’s online presence. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to take your window and door business to the next level and take advantage of the benefits that Porch has to offer.

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