By completing the survey below, your company will be entered into this month's drawing for a $100 Visa gift card (only one entry is eligible per company). We will publish a detailed summary report of this survey's results at the conclusion of this month and make it available to all EGIA members.

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* 1. Do you believe the home services industry is in danger of being commoditized (i.e. homeowners believe every contractor offering is the same, they just want the lowest price)

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* 2. How does your pricing compare to other competitors in your marketplace?

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* 3. Have you ever lowered your price because of a homeowner’s threat to go with a cheaper company?

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* 4. What measures does your contracting business take to avoid becoming commoditized in your marketplace? (Select all that apply)

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* 5. What value-added extras do you offer your customers? (Select all that apply)

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* 6. How does participating in new platforms like Thumbtack, Porch, or Angi (formerly Angie’s List) affect your ability to compete with competitors?

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* 7. Do you have an established process for encouraging customer reviews?

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* 8. Do you believe that customer reviews help you win jobs over your competitors?

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* 9. How do you monitor your competition? (Select all that apply)

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* 10. Why do you believe your customers choose to do business with you over your competitors? (Select all that apply)

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* 11. Please provide us with a quote for our survey results report by briefly describing your company's philosophy for de-commoditizing your services, including specific strategies for building value for customers, maintaining margins, and how you differentiate your brand from competitors in your marketplace. (Optional)

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* 12. Enter your information below so that we can contact you if you are selected to win this month's $100 Visa or Mastercard gift card for completing his survey. (Only one entry is eligible per company)

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