Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) April 22, 2015
TalkLocal is launching in Seattle, Washington today to connect consumers to the right service professionals by phone in about 90 seconds. TalkLocal is a new, low-risk way for small businesses to market themselves to online customers that match their schedule, location and job interests. As small business owners begin to grapple with the state-wide minimum wage increase (Seattle Weekly. April 7, 2015), finding ways to bring in revenue while reducing overhead costs like marketing is becoming increasingly important.
For consumers, its a simple 3-step process.
1) Enter location, availability, and service details via the TalkLocal iPhone or Android apps or at http://www.talklocal.com.
2) Standby as TalkLocal’s algorithm rapidly filters through the citys thousands of businesses, finding the best match based on
Online consumer ratings/reviews
Social media interactions
3) Pick up the phone to talk to the right local pro, right now.
Matching businesses received a free lead preview by phone which details the need, general location, and availability of a consumer only seconds after a job request was submitted. Businesses only pay a small flat rate once they opt into a live conversation with the customer. If the business declines the call or doesnt speak to the customer for some reason, there is no charge.
I was a computer repair owner before creating TalkLocal; and, getting calls from consumers outside our service area, for example, was one of my biggest marketing frustrations, TalkLocal founder Gurpreet Singh, explained, adding that TalkLocal guarantees that businesses only market to customers that fit their real time business needs.
TalkLocal also helps consumers connect with the right local professionals in minutes. No more phone tag, reading reviews for the wrong businesses, or putting personal privacy at risk. The algorithm aggregates business information from across the web and puts consumers in touch with someone available right away. Plus, TalkLocal never shares or sells consumer contact information, In fact, TalkLocal conversations occur over a secure line to protect consumer privacy, even from caller IDs..
TalkLocal raised $ 4 million in venture funding, has served in 49 states and recently marked its one millionth service request call. It offers 50 service categories like roofing, accountants and heating & cooling, Download the app for free on iPhone and Android.