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Computer repair/consulting small businesses?


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#1 subtropical

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Posted 30 January 2010 - 09:01 PM

Hi,
I'm new and looking for and to give advice for anyone who lost his job and decided to take the plunge.
How much of your time is spent doing a job vs. trying to find one? How do you get your name out there on a shoe-string budget?
How do you handle the person who's computer you fix disables the anti-virus you put in and gets re-infected and blames you?

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Posted 24 May 2010 - 08:16 AM

Ah the blessed PEBAK error. I do tech for a small construction outfit and this has been a regular problem. I fix it they break it. I tell them what the problem was...they break it again. Usually after having described what the real problem was they don't blame me so I can't help you there. I'm still working full time but I do this as a side alternative for some extra cash. It can get a little crazy trying to keep up sometimes or doing phone support the whole ethical thing can get quite difficult. I have found in any field you work in the best way is to be spread is by word of mouth.
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