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Old 07-12-2007, 05:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys, Is there any Other Computer Shop Owners out there? Just opened one 2 wks ago and just wanted to know if there is any more on the forum?

Post your Name, Shop Name and website...

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did anyone actually use that?
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Always wanted to open one, but lack the money. I know I would lose money on it, as I would want to have the latest stuff. The local shops here are so far out of date...
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That would pretty much be my dream job, but I don't have the funds to actually open a shop and there's a lot of financial risk involved. All of the shops around here sell old computers, circa 2000-2004. They don't even carry pci-e cards or mobos. I am running a bit of a side business, though, which is picking up steam.
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did anyone actually use that?
Don't understand what this post has to do with my Thread...
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Why do you call it Derek's Custom Computers but not have computer construction/sales on your list of services?
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Don't understand what this post has to do with my Thread...
my question was: how many customers did you get from that website?

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Why do you call it Derek's Custom Computers but not have computer construction/sales on your list of services?
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Hey guys, Is there any Other Computer Shop Owners out there? Just opened one 2 wks ago and just wanted to know if there is any more on the forum?
Good Luck with or store. It's a lot of hardwork.

I don't own one, but I manage one.

In all honesty, there are easier ways to make money.
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my question was: how many customers did you get from that website?


agreed.
More money in the servicing of the computer vs. the building of them... I started 5 1/2 yrs ago with custom building the computers. The name and Rep has been built. Not a good time to change the name. The market now is tooo tight with the profit in building computers. I still do a few a month but no where near what I used to build...

As for the website... A simple website will get more attention than a busy fancy website... Has to be Simple and to the point...

Thanks for the posts.... Guess some of the posts aren't what I was aiming at but guess you get what you ask for.... LLOOLL
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I actually thought the site was nice and straightforward. Reminded me of a business card:happy:
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