This blog is the struggles for small business owners.
Radford Welding is a small business on the west end of Radford. As a small business owner, we urge people to shop locally. Not all small businesses can afford pricey advertisement. We get new customers from word of mouth or recommendations. Facebook does help small businesses and most have one. However, unless you update your status hourly, you get lost in the news feed. Most business owners don't have the time to do so. The City of Commerce helps businesses get listed as a small business within the city. However, there is a yearly fee. The fee is hard for some if not all small businesses. Some if not all small business owners can barely pay the necessary monthly payments. The struggle is real for business owners all across the country. I ask what do we need to do as a whole to help small businesses? I am hoping that this blog brings light to the struggle of small businesses.
|Posted on October 18, 2017 at 3:50 PM||comments (0)|
It is about that time a year, where the morning and night air are becoming crisp. If you are looking for someone to repair a stove door or need a fireplace or woodstove flange. Need a snow blower repair or welded? Come down and see us. You can also give us a call (540) 731-4891. Radford Welding #aluminumwelding #canfixaboutanything #fabrication #metalfabrication #welding #snowblowrepair #shoplocal #CityOfRadford #smallbusiness #machineshop #steelfabrication #steelwelding #wecandoitall
|Posted on August 8, 2017 at 11:45 AM||comments (0)|
Radford Welding would like to offer a back to school special. If you are in need of welding services, then mention code: BACKTOSCHOOL for a $5.00 discount. This discount is not valid on metal supplies.
|Posted on June 16, 2017 at 11:40 AM||comments (0)|
We like to promote other small business in the area. No matter what the zip code. We would like to help get the word out about your business and ours. We meet small business owners daily and hear the same comments. So, we at Radford Welding brainstormed to see what we could do to help other small business owners. We thought of the struggles we endured and what we did to resolve them. Some if not all small businesses can't afford large signs or advertisements. We promote Radford Welding using Facebook, and that seems to help. We also rely on recommendations and word of mouth. We as small business owners are trying to compete with large corporations. There are times we succeed and times we fail. Let's help each other succeed. Please contact us or leave feedback if you are in agreeance.
|Posted on June 13, 2017 at 11:10 AM||comments (0)|
We have received positive feedback regarding our website and Facebook page. We try to update our pages daily. We want our customers (loyal or new), to know that we appreciate them. We post positive quotes for the day. Or maybe just to wish everyone a great day. We also promote other small businesses in the area. The next time you shop/dine locally, please share your experience. We rely on recommendations and word of mouth
|Posted on May 2, 2017 at 11:50 AM||comments (0)|
As a small business owner on the west end of Radford. I would like to take the opportunity to let friends, family, neighbors, and the neighboring counties know what the west end has to offer. As all of you know, several businesses have gone out. However; West End of Radford still has a lot to offer. First of all, a huge shout out to Radford Police and Fire Department. We have several restaurants, such as Sal's, Pizza House, Sonic, El Charro Mexican Grill, Latino's, and Radford Coffee House. There are two places to buy furniture, Southern Furniture, and Warehouse and N.R.V. Furniture. Are you in need of a tow? JES Towing and Recovery is a phone call away. Do you need tires or your car fixed? If so, Thompson Tire and The Car Doctor's are right here on the west end. Lawnmower or weedeater?
Southwest Outdoor Power Equipment can help. Welding or fabrication? Radford Welding is here and ready to go. Haircut? We have Central Hair Company, Central Styling shop, Michelle and Co Hair Salon, and Prime Cuts and Barbershop USA. Cook's Clean Center can provide dry cleaning services. Gas for your vehicle? Bucko, Wilco, and West End Deli Mart. Attorney? Davis, Davis, and Davis, Patrick Moore, John Dalton, and Brumberg Mackey and Wall. We can't forget about Ferguson's, Radford Hose House, ARC3, Sherwin-Williams, Economy Auto Body, New Dimensions Salon & Day Spa, Norman Cabinet's, DJR, Sower's Paving, Bishop Upholstery, New River Heating and Air, and New River Rent-All. Funeral Services? Mullins Funeral Home can be there during this difficult time. Therefore, the next time you are looking for a place to eat, get your car repaired, new tires, welding services, furniture, lawnmower, attorney, dry cleaning service, gas, haircut, or supplies shop locally. Let's keep West End Radford alive!!
|Posted on April 26, 2017 at 11:30 AM||comments (0)|
The Road to a successful business is always under construction! Thank you, the customer for all your support.
|Posted on April 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM||comments (0)|
Every contact we have with a customer influences whether or not they'll come back. Radford Welding has to be great every time, or we will lose them. We would like to express our appreciation without you we would not be here.
|Posted on April 14, 2017 at 10:40 AM||comments (0)|
"Good Friday, the day of happiness in all the Christian."
|Posted on April 11, 2017 at 11:40 AM||comments (0)|
Sun is shining. The weather is getting warm. The lawn is in need of mowing. You have been waiting all winter to take the boat out on the water. Then you realize that your lawnmower, weedeater, and or boat is in need of repair. Don't worry Radford Welding can fix both or either one of them. Come on by and see us at 500 Unruh Drive (behind the Glencoe Museum) or give us a call (540) 731-4891. Calvin won't disappoint you with his expertise in welding, machining, or fabricating. He is one of the few that can weld aluminum or magnesium. We are the ONLY welding shop in Radford, Va.
Maybe you are in need of a new mower or weedeater? If so, please check out Southwest Outdoor Power. Randy Campbell will hook you up today. #shoplocal #radfordva #smallbusiness
|Posted on April 6, 2017 at 11:05 AM||comments (0)|
We would like to say thank you to our customer's new and loyal! Without you, we would not be the success that we are.
|Posted on September 22, 2016 at 11:45 AM||comments (0)|
We here at Radford Welding has met many new faces this week. We are pleased that the word is finally getting out about us. If you or a friend have a project that needs some welding or fabrication, come and see us. We are excited to take the challenge.
|Posted on August 22, 2016 at 10:50 AM||comments (0)|
In today's society when you are looking for a reputable or any welder, the click of a mouse is everything. However; does that website you click on tell you anything about the welder? Reputation means everything when wanting something done correctly at an affordable price. Radford Welding, we do just that. Calvin is a well-known welder with an impeccable reputation. He will not tell you what you want to hear, but what he can or can not do. We also offer reasonable rates. We are off the beaten path just located behind Glencoe Museum on Unruh Drive, but you won't be disappointed with our services. We consider ourselves one of Radford's hidden gems.