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Dilaps Help

Dilaps Help Competition

Website One

 

Features and Benefits

Home page is strong and immediately grabs your attention although the moving picture moves rather quickly and can be off putting.

Colour scheme of predominately white with blues and green is calming particularly when the subject matter can be alarming when a leaseholder is presented with a costly dilaps claim.

Badges:

None

About Us:

This section is set out well with the 3 boxes to navigate the website viewer easily to the area they wish to know more about.  The More Buttons guiding to further information which help to divide the information into attractive sections to read rather than a long page with a large amount of text which can be off putting to read.

Directors:

Photos and details give confidence to the website viewer to find out more about the directors.

Team:

In a similar format to the Directors page the Team page with photos and details again gives confidence to the website viewer to learn more about the Team.

Clients:

This page is a bit confusing as there are a wealth of company logo’s that when you click on them they just enlarge however the top moving testimonials from clients explain more about how Dilaps UK have helped the companies.

News:

No dates on the entries which makes the features all feel fairly current.

Social Media:

126 Twitter followers, following 175, Facebook very little content added in 2016 icon does not link to it G+ and in icons not linking

Keywords:

tenant repairs, tenant lease application, dilapidations surveyors, legal tenant, lease for tenants, tenancy legal advice, los angles tenant law, landlord tenant repairs, tenant lease, lease for tenant, tenant leases, tenancy lease, tenant legal advice, commercial tenant law, dilapidations survey

Ad Copy:

26 offices across UK No Win No Fee Call Now!, No Win No Fee. Call Now!

Above the fold:

Call to action phone number and email are fairly small if larger then eye would be drawn more to these. Text has compelling messages – No matter how small or large your claim Let us help You and Dilapidations is what we do.. expertly

Buttons:

Learn More button has a different feature that simply slides you down the page to the

Navigation and User experience:

Could benefit from sitemap as the main Navigation Menu is limited to a few pages and you have to click through to find information via the blue buttons.

Load Speed:

5.11 s

Negative areas:

On the News section when you click on the Read More button on the following page it could benefit from having a back button to take you back to the other entries.

No example Schedules however within Case Studies section amount saved for their clients is highlighted.  The Case Studies section is a strong selling point which could benefit from moving to the main Navigation menu.

Age of website:

Domain registered in Jul 2009

Position of website on Google search page:

Number 2 natural search

Date reviewed:

13 March 2018

Website developer:

No credit

 

 

 

 

 

Website Two

 

Features and Benefits

Not a website primarily promoting their Dilaps work as they cover a range of services.  Their News and Events page The role of a dilapidations surveyor has very little text but ranks highly naturally when Google searched for Dilapidations surveyor this page links directly to RICS, which may well be why it is ranking so highly.

Speak to an Expert link at the top right of website reveals dropdown menus divided into Sector, Services and Office which then brings up a photo and contact details of the person who can help you.

3D laser scan – their Youtube video showing the 3S scan of Professors’ Square, Glasgow University has had 715 views.

Badges:

Estates Gazette Awards 2015 Winner, Constructionline, Best company 2015 (Sunday Times) and CIBSE Low Carbon Consultants

News + Events:

Divided further into Articles. Latest 9 March 2018, regular posts 1 or 2 a month

Reviews:

Links to Our Clients which has a large number of company logos but only 8 short reviews.

Who we are:

Strong black and white photos of partners which leads to an individual page with links to areas and services as well as to the right side details of other partners which is odd?

Social Media:

2562 Twitter followers, following 746, Facebook, 3516 Linkedin followers, Youtube channel with 68 subscribers with 24 videos

Keywords:

it project management services, project management service, schedules of condition, dilapidations surveyors, commercial building consultants, commercial building surveying

Above the fold:

Orange against white with grey header and accent quite eye-catching.

Main message We are Commercial Building Consultants

Buttons:

Clear buttons with image icons leading you to the specific area of website you wish to navigate to – Owners, Occupiers, Developers or Funders

Navigation and User experience:

Clear navigation dividing into Services and Sectors helps the website viewer to find the area that most interests them.

Load Speed:

7.75 s

Negative areas:

Timeline needs to be updated as last entry is 2015

Very little information about Dilapidations

Case Studies – show very little detail other than an image and name of the building and company

Client reviews – only 8 short reviews

Age of website:

Domain registered in Mar 1999

Position of website on Google search page:

Number 5 natural search

Date reviewed:

13 March 2018

Website developer:

Redcow

 

 

Website Three

 

Features and Benefits

The website has a bright, uplifting colour scheme with a friendly and professional layout.

Video linked by text Watch our story – which gives a personal, friendly, professional although talks primarily of their project management work rather than dilapidations help.

Strong Get in Touch to right side with green Send and Enquiry button on Services pages

Strong text ‘fight your corner’ – gives sense of support which is what a dilaps client is looking for.

Free event – Breakfast seminar relating to planning and architectural issues for residential developments in West Berkshire area

Badges:

RICS, RTPI (Royal Town Planning Institute) Chartered Town Planners

Case Studies:

Three Dilapidations Case Studies with emphasis on the percentage saved on the original dilaps claim.

Services:

Divided into 4 areas Project Management, Planning Consultants, Building Surveyor and Disabled Access

Within each section not a great deal of text, fairly concise and bullet points of areas that they can help with.  Testimonials present on most pages – short and punchy.

News:

Displayed in a magazine style with Read more buttons Latest 5 March 2018, regular posts 1 or 2 a month Filtered by Access, Access Audit, Awards and Building

Social Media:

863 Twitter followers, following 744, 17 Facebook, 260 Linkedin followers

Keywords:

Heavily pushed towards their disability access help – access consultants, access consulting, access statement, disability access audit, ms access consultant, disability access audits, disability access consultants, file access audit, file access auditing, file server access audit

Ad Copy:

Pragmatic, common sense advice, which always focuses on your requirements, Unique blend of disability awareness, legal knowledge

Above the fold:

Four areas of business highlighted with four colourful, friendly icons – eye-catching and inviting.

Navigation and User experience:

Friendly dropdown navigation with icons

Load Speed:

5.94 s

Negative areas:

Case Studies have very little information other than a few photos and a synopsis of the work and savings gained.

No example surveys

Age of website:

Domain registered in Aug 1999

Position of website on Google search page:

Number 3 natural search

Date reviewed:

13 March 2018

Website developer:

SOZO

Review

Website One 9/10

Website Two 6/10

Website Three 6/10

 

Key Points

Key points to bring to the attention of our DilapsHelp website viewers are:-

 

  1. Surveyors who specialise and are experts with dilapidations
  2. Dilaps help for tenants and landlords
  3. Help with all Era’s, types and styles of Buildings
  4. USP’s –
    • Independent Surveyors working for you and only you with your best interests at heart
    • Best strategic business advice with dilapidations to gain the best result.
    • Meet your Surveyor at the property to discuss any issues
    • Free Success Examples – we can drastically reduce your dilaps claim
    • Schedules of Condition that will save you time, money and limit your dilaps liabilities
    • Dilaps negotiation service – we act Fast and are Effective to get you the best result
    • We can provide lots of helpful dilaps information and understand and adhere to Dilaps Protocol
    • Highly qualified Independent Chartered Surveyors with many, many years of dilapidation experience
  5. Clear Call to Action to Phone Us on our Free phone 0800 298 5424 number
  6. Fast load times
  7. Clear, easy Navigation
  8. Testimonials/Reviews
  9. Ensure keywords are included on strong, relevant pages.