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I think this a new business model formula, which is quite different from our thinking years ago.

 

 

If you are in a depressed area with high unemployment , need to change your thinking . I have friends say I cannot wait for normal to return , really do not think normal will be found for many year's .

With the new cash for clunker's and the offer's out thier for cheap work will take a long time for clients to revert back to wanting to pay more for great service!. Do not get me wrong thier are many quality clients ,but even those are pushed to the wall due to hour's cut, and or a spouse has lost thier job.

 

Stay positive and create your own economy , has worked well for us , not saying it will be easy .

Marketing is the key and staying consistent. Say yes as often as you can.

 

Some on this site will say no to low offer's to motivate clients to come in , but some of us have no choice but to work on taking an [ d ] client with the hopes of moving them up to a client.

 

In Closing no one situation fits all , but try something if it does not work then move to the next one.

Thier are many things can be done for penny's so why not market.

 

Thanks Dan Reichow - [email protected]

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