Bloomington, IL (PressExposure) November 20, 2009 -- Martin's Painting & Decorating, Inc., a Bloomington Painting Contractor, turns 33 years old this year. Started by a Normal Community High School Teacher in 1976, it is now run by his son, Paul Martin, a fire fighter with the Normal Fire Department.
In their 33rd year of business, the Martin's have painted hundreds of new homes for new home contractors and many of the commercial businesses in Bloomington and Normal. Everything from the Workout Company in Normal to many of the hotels and businesses in Bloomington bears the signature painting of the Martins.
After years of word-of-mouth advertising, door-to-door flyers and post card campaigns, the Martins have recently taken to the internet to find new customers. "Since more and more people use the internet over the traditional Yellow Pages, advertising there was a logical move for us", says Dan Morris, their online marketing consultant. "While websites still are the traditional way to go, Google's search results provide many ways local businesses can be found on-line".
To help celebrate their 33rd year in business, this Bloomington painting contractor is offering customers, who find them on the internet, a 10% reduction in the price of their painting job. The Martins began the campaign to help out their customers during these more difficult economic times, and to help narrow down what on-line avenues customers are finding.
"While it's certainly different than handing out business cards, or mailing postcards, we think it's a smart move for our business" - Paul Martin, owner.