HVAC Breaking News

June 22, 2010: ServiceMagic and Resource Nation Partner to Expand Their Offerings

SAN DIEGO - ServiceMagic and Resource Nation, two leaders in online lead generation, announced that they have partnered to enable businesses to find a more extensive mix of services in one place. ServiceMagic is a leading website connecting homeowners and businesses with service contractors. Resource Nation is an online marketplace for businesses to find pre-screened vendors in over 100 products and services such as time and attendance systems and VoIP phone systems. With the new relationship, ResourceNation.com can now also connect businesses with contractors providing HVAC and other services.

“It is a natural fit for us to cross promote our services to ServiceMagic’s network of contractors and vice versa. Contractors need to process credit cards just like business buyers need landscaping for their offices,” said Ryan Peddycord, CEO of Resource Nation.

The relationship allows vendors and contractors participating in the Resource Nation and ServiceMagic networks to connect with more businesses actively looking to make a purchase. “We approached Resource Nation because it was a natural fit and they have a great reputation in the industry, which is important to us. Both companies provide a quality service and our offerings complement each other’s audience,” said Adam Burrows, senior director of business development at ServiceMagic.

Both ServiceMagic and Resource Nation conduct a screening process with vendors as they join their respective networks. For ServiceMagic, contractors go through an extensive pre-screening process which includes verification of licensing, insurance, and business filing in addition to a criminal and civil background check. With Resource Nation, a search is done using a third party credit check through Experian. If a report is available for the vendor, those vendors will have a “prescreened” mark next to their contact information.

For more information about ServiceMagic, visit www.servicemagic.com. For more information about Resource Nation, visit www.resourcenation.com.

Publication date: 06/21/2010

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

2015 ACCA Conference

Images from the 2015 ACCA Conference in Grapevine, Texas. Posted on April 8, 2015.


NEWSMakers: Clint Schreck

Clint Schreck, general manager, Columbus Worthington Air, Columbus, Ohio, discusses winning Angie’s List Super Service Award, how to handle online reviews, and much more.

More Podcasts


NEWS 05-18-15 cover

2015 May 18

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Legislation and Regulation

What legislative/regulatory issue is most important to you as a HVAC business owner?
View Results Poll Archive


2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research


Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


Magazine image
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.


facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con