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Kahl Consultants provides Earth Day Website for Marin County

Earth Day VolunteersEarth Day is coming up!

Visit the new website that lists all the Marin County Earth Day volunteer events (service projects). The general public can participate in these projects on and around Earth Day.

Please visit the new Earth Day Marin website:

www.myearthdaymarin.org

This website has the latest information on environmentally focused service projects organized in honor of Earth Day throughout Marin County!

Celebrate Earth Day in April by volunteering! You'll find plenty of opportunities here to give back to mother nature.

We hope you'll gain appreciation for the incredible environmental beauty of Marin County.

 

Marin County government agencies involved are:

MCSTOPPP Marin County Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program

Marin County Parks and Open Space District

City of San Rafael Volunteer Program

San Rafael Clean

CVNL Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership of Marin

Marin County Community Development Agency

MMWD Marin Municipal Water District

 

San Rafael based web services company Kahl Consultants has volunteered company time and expertise to create this important environmental website for Marin County.

Kahl Consultants is a solar powered internet consulting firm and a certified Bay Area Green Business as well as a Marin County Sustainable Partner.

 

Please share this Marin County Earth Day website with others in Marin. We hope you'll check out the list of service projects and volunteer.

And please make every day Earth Day... Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

How to Ask Customers for Testimonials

client_review.JPGYour customer reviews and testimonials are increasingly important for your business.

Customer reviews posted online by your clients are also valuable for your search engine rankings.

So how do you get your customers to leave you a review?

How about writing them nicely and following up with a phone call?

Feel free to use this sample letter!

Sample Letter Asking for Reviews and Testimonials


Dear [name of client],

We appreciate your business and enjoy working for you and your company.

Now we would like to get the word out about our business. Can you please give us a few minutes and post an honest review about us?

It can be a testimonial describing how we’ve helped you, or simply a statement letting others know that we are a reliable company that has worked for you. Keep it simple - one or two sentences is OK.

Click on any of these links to leave us a review (you may need an account to log in):

(add link to your google map URL)
(add link to your Yahoo map URL)
(add link to your Bing map URL)
(add link to your Yelp URL)
(add link to other review page URLs)

We are eager to see what you have to say!

Many thanks in advance,
[your name and company]

P.S. Kindly let us know when and where you've left us a review.

Article about the Kahl Consultants Green America Seal

Green America Seal of ApprovalThis article was published in the SVNA newsletter:

Kahl Consultants Small Business Web Services has been awarded the Green America Business Seal of Approval. The seal is presented to businesses that go beyond product and service quality to set the highest standards in environmental sustainability and social justice.

"We are thrilled to earn this coveted Seal of Approval," said Kahl. "It's one of the most respected and recognized symbols in the green marketplace." Kahl Consultants' Founder and President Alex Kahl is an environmental and energy consultant. Kahl Consultants' mission is to help small business and nonprofits with online technology in an environmentally and socially conscious manner.

A related article about our Green Seal was published by the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce:

Kahl Consultants Small Business Web Services has been awarded the Green America Business Seal of Approval. The seal is presented to businesses that go beyond product and service quality to set the highest standards in environmental sustainability and social justice, and work to solve, rather than create, environmental and social problems.

To be considered for the Seal of Approval and earn a listing in the annual National Green PagesTM, businesses complete a rigorous screening process to ensure they meet Green America's standards for the environment, community and labor.

Kahl Consultants' Founder and President Alex Kahl is an environmental and energy consultant whose knowledge of environmental business practices ensures that Kahl Consultants is constantly reducing its environmental impact and actively promoting green practices with its clients and partners.

"We are thrilled to earn this coveted Seal of Approval," said Kahl. "It's one of the most respected and recognized symbols in the green marketplace and a powerful way to set Kahl Consultants apart as a leader in its field."

With the award of the Seal of Approval, Kahl Consultants is now an Approved member of the Green Business Network, a distinguished and celebrated group of companies that use their products and services as a vehicle for social and environmental change.

Another short article about our Green Seal was published as Business News by the North Bay Business Journal in February 2011.

Kahl Consultants Earns Green America’s Business Seal of Approval

Green America Green Business Seal of Approval Kahl Consultants Small Business Web Services has been awarded the Green America Business Seal of Approval. The seal is presented to businesses that go beyond product and service quality to set the highest standards in environmental sustainability and social justice, and work to solve, rather than create, environmental and social problems.

To be considered for the Seal of Approval and earn a listing in the annual National Green PagesTM, businesses complete a rigorous screening process to ensure they meet Green America's standards for the environment, community and labor.

Kahl Consultants' Founder and President Alex Kahl is an environmental and energy consultant whose knowledge of environmental business practices ensures that Kahl Consultants is constantly reducing its environmental impact and actively promoting green practices with its clients and partners.

"We are thrilled to earn this coveted Seal of Approval," said Kahl. "It's one of the most respected and recognized symbols in the green marketplace and a powerful way to set Kahl Consultants apart as a leader in its field."

Kahl Consultants is solar powered as well as energy efficient. Its water conservation measures include using water-saving fixtures, graywater (recycled water), and collected rainwater. Its landscaping features drought-tolerant native plants. The company educates visitors on how to reduce junk mail, junk faxes, and spam. It avoids working with socially and environmentally destructive corporations.

Kahl Consultants is certified as a Bay Area Green Business. The Green Business Program recognizes businesses that demonstrate compliance with environmental regulations, conserve energy, water, and other materials, implement environmental practices that prevent pollution, and share environmentally responsible practices with other businesses.

With the award of the Seal of Approval, Kahl Consultants is now an Approved member of the Green Business Network, a distinguished and celebrated group of companies that use their products and services as a vehicle for social and environmental change.

More on Green America and the Green Business Network
The Green Business Network (GBN) offers a vibrant community of over 4,000 environmentally and socially responsible businesses, the oldest and largest of its kind in the US. GBN is powered by Green America, a non-profit whose mission is to harness the economic power of consumers and businesses to create a more just and sustainable economy. More information on GBN can be found at www.greenbusinessnetwork.org.

More on Kahl Consultants
Kahl Consultants is a certified green, solar powered business serving small business and nonprofit clients worldwide since 1996. Based in San Rafael, CA, it services hundreds of satisfied customers in the San Francisco Bay Area, Marin County and Sonoma County, as well as national and international clients. Its mission is to help small business and nonprofits with online technology in an environmentally and socially conscious manner.