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3 Steps To Winning The Best Of Award

3 Steps To Winning The Best Of Award

As the annual HomeStars Best of Award season approaches, pros like yourself are gearing up to get their efforts and achievements recognized with an award. These annual awards are given to appreciate and acknowledge the success of pros on our platform. The awards recognize their hard work, consistency, dedication to customer service and passion for their trade. However, it goes one step further to grow your business as a whopping 75% of homeowners said they prefer hiring a pro with the Best of Award

Contrary to popular belief, these awards are only given to the top 2.5% of service professionals on the platform. We also spoke to previous award winners and found that 93% of pros gained more visibility online after winning the award. The Best of Award has many benefits like better homeowner connections, more online visibility, receiving a swag package and much more! With so many benefits, who wouldn’t want this win to their credit? Here’s how you can qualify for the Best of Award in 3 easy steps, as a premium account holder on HomeStars.

Categories of Awards   

  • Best Of Newly Listed: A brand new award unveiled in 2022, to recognize the pros who are in their first year with HomeStars, and hit the ground running. 
  • Best Of Award: Launched in 2009, this award recognizes the pros who go above and beyond their customer’s expectations. 
  • Best Of The Best Award: Launched in 2022, this award recognizes the pros who have won the Best of Award, three years or more, in a row. 

3 Steps To Winning The Best of Awards

Premium account holders on HomeStars can be eligible for the awards in just 3 simple steps:

Best of Newly Listed Award

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  1. Have a HomeStars Verified Badge: The HomeStars Verification Badge is given after a few background checks to ensure that homeowners can hire with complete peace of mind. As it expires every two years, renew your Verification Badge on time.  
  2. Have the minimum number of reviews: Depending on the category of your work, you will need between 3 to 6 reviews in the calendar year. 
  3. Star Score: As a trust metric for homeowners and calculated considering your responsiveness, recency and recommendations, you must maintain a healthy Star Score of 85+ to be eligible for the awards. 

Best of Award

Best of Award Logo

  1. Have a HomeStars Verified Badge: The HomeStars Verification Badge is given after a few background checks to ensure that homeowners can hire with complete peace of mind. As it expires every two years, renew your Verification Badge on time.  
  2. Have the required number of reviews: Depending on the category of your work, you will need between 6 to 12 reviews in the calendar year (January 1st, 2022 – December 31st, 2022). 
  3. Star Score: This is a trust metric developed by calculating your responsiveness, recency and how likely you are to be recommended by homeowners. Ensure you have a healthy Star Score of 85+ to be eligible for the awards. 

Best of the Best Award

Best of the Best Logo

  1. Have a HomeStars Verified Badge: The HomeStars Verification Badge is given after a few background checks to ensure that homeowners can hire with complete peace of mind. As it expires every two years, renew your Verification Badge on time.  
  2. Winning the Best of Award: To be eligible for the Best of the Best award, your business should be the Best of Award winner for three consecutive years or more. 
  3. Meet the Best of Award criteria: In addition to the above, you must also be eligible for the criteria listed under the Best of Award category. 

As you are just 3 steps away from being eligible for the HomeStars 2023 Best of Awards, you can contact your dedicated account manager today and get started on your journey to success! 

 

Questions? Contact your dedicated account manager, today, or call 1-800-701-9265.

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