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Generate an ongoing flow of new, quality-conscious customers. If your company qualifies for Diamond Certified, it will be featured annually in the full-color Diamond Certified Directory, the most distributed and used directory of top-rated companies in Northern California.
Get an official "seal of approval" from diamondcertified.org. We'll create a unique Company Report (featuring more than 20 article sections) and a 2-minute high-definition video to be included on the most highly trafficked site for finding and choosing local companies in Northern California.
Gain customer awareness through Diamond Certified marketing campaigns. In addition to 400 million+ digital marketing impressions, Diamond Certified companies benefit from 5,000+ in-game San Francisco Giants and KNBR radio announcements and 3,700+ KTVU, KICU, KCBA and KION TV announcements every year.
Reach 2 out of 3 affluent consumers in your area EVERY WEEK with quality positioning in ongoing newspaper advertising listings of Diamond Certified companies.
Receive strategic marketing, branding and advertising tools to increase your repeat customer rate and improve your company's positioning. Custom-printed brochures, e-brochures, the Diamond Certified Logo, signage and labels will increase your transaction rate by immediately proving your company's impressive track record.
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Author Archives: Jim Stein, Founder and CEO
I’m sure we agree that growing your Quality Customer base is the right path to building your company for the long haul. It’s your Quality Customers who allow you to produce good-margin work, nurture staff members who take pride in … Continue reading
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Competition is a fascinating game. It starts with the concept of supply and demand. If you had no competitors (supply), all of your customers (demand) would be obliged to buy from you when they wanted the services you provide. Quite … Continue reading
A few years back, I was giving some fatherly advice to my then 20-year-old son. I was certain that the advice I prescribed him was wise and would be carefully considered. After I finished pouring forth my golden words of … Continue reading
Diamond Certified is the brand that builds your company (if you qualify). It means Quality, Helpful Expertise and Customer Satisfaction, backed by a Performance Guarantee. To create this meaning, we’ve operated the most accurate ratings of local companies available. We’ve … Continue reading
Sometimes you just have to say, “Hey, by doing that, we’re killing our brand!” If you don’t, you’re not paying attention. Your brand’s meaning and power change every day. Do good things for your brand and it builds in power … Continue reading
I’m standing next to my mailbox, directory in hand, sunlight glistening from the giant gold embossed Diamond Certified symbol. The bright sunlight splashes down on me. I’m happy. My brain, sending joy-induced heat to its surface, partners with the faraway … Continue reading
Fortunately, El Niño has brought his rain and snow to our parched state. A last wet blast as we head into spring sets the stage for sunny skies, flowers blooming, birds nesting and new grasses growing. Spring is a season … Continue reading
If you qualify for Diamond Certified, it’s incredibly important that you show prospects and customers that you earned it. The enclosed 2015 Awareness and Influence Report illuminates the power Diamond Certified has on both your potential and past customers. More … Continue reading