"People wouldn't even throw them away, that's how much interest they had in them," said Rick Garrett, President and Owner of Garrett Paving Co.
"A website is just like insurance or a telephone," Garrett
"It's part of what it takes to be a legitimate business today."
said the website was professionally designed, something he
recommends to help increase traffic to a site, which hopefully will lead to an increase in customers.
"You get what you pay for in any business," Garrett
"But if it helps us secure more jobs and contacts, it will definitely affect our bottom line."
The site was designed to be mobile phone-friendly and contains a Facebook interface for easy access to social media, Garrett
It offers Garrett Paving
a venue to feature its current projects and employees to clientele, which includes local corporate and government agencies, as well as residential and property management projects.
"We take a lot of pride in our work and in our people," Garrett
"The website is a way we can get it out in front of people, showcase it a little bit, and let people know what we've got going on."
believes the mindset in hiring a paving contractor has changed over the years, which also helped spur the website update.
said many clients today try to find out about a company before ever making initial contact.
"It used to be that potential contractors would get a call and a chance for a face-to-face meeting to show off their company and services," Garrett