[thelist] Advice on Getting That First Client

Martin martin at members.evolt.org
Sat May 11 08:50:01 CDT 2002

On Saturday, May 11, 2002, at 10:18  am, .jeff wrote:

>>> So next time that
>>> same person comes in they can just look it up and say
>>> - "Joshua - You gonna have the usual today?".
>> Yeah, but for the 2 person shop, they'll know that
>> anyway. Hell, even for bigger hairdressers, each
>> hairdresser knows her/his regular clients.
>> <><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><
> sure, and they'll know useful things like what the client's spouse is
> up to,
> how their kids are doing, how the client's next door neighbor's divorce
> is
> going, and whether or not the client's minister/pastor finally got
> convicted
> of unimaginable crimes with a minor.
> *but*
> will they know the important business information

I'm not arguing that a small business doesn't need IT systems,
but that's not the same as saying they'll need anything customer
facing online - in most cases it will be pure overkill.

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