HVAC Breaking News

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

June 22, 2010
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+

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.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

2014 Energy Efficiency Forum

Highlights from the 25th annual Energy Efficiency Forum in Washington, D.C.

Podcasts

NEWSMakers: Jason Vogelbaugh

Jason Vogelbaugh of Alpha Controls drops in to the NEWSMakers podcast to discuss his role with the company, the InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance, and current energy-efficiency projects being worked on. Posted on Sept. 26.

More Podcasts

ACHRNEWS

NEWS 09-29-14 cover

2014 September 29

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

EFFICIENCY STANDARDS

DOE has denied AHRI’s petition for reconsideration of walk-in standards. Is it getting harder to reach consensus on efficiency standards?
View Results Poll Archive

HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

plumbing-hvac.gif
2014 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.

DON'T MISS A THING

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

STAY CONNECTED

facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con