Well, I can require that someone fills out their location without making them fill out a large signature line... but I hesitate to even do that.
There are a few problems that I see with it. I have a number of really great contractors on contractortalk.com who do not wish to have customers track everything they say online.
There are a number of reasons for this and most of them are valid in my mind. That doesn't mean that no body should display their info and I think it can help land some jobs if you work it right.
As far as not helping other cleaning professionals in your area... that isn't valid in my mind. As you pointed out anyone who wants to can read these posts.
Last, I want this forum to be different than the other ones out there and not the same. When I registered on one of them I felt like I was a child. So many rules, so much politics, and of course the required signature. Just seems too over the top for my tastes.
Anyways, those are my thoughts on the signature issue. My main question was if we should have homeowners on the site and I'm not sure I have an answer for that question yet.
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