New member from California

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  1. davshirley

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    Hello everyone.

    I started a web hosting business in the basement of my home in 1997 and over the years it has grown to the point where we had to move it to a datacenter (AC equipment and generator were too noisy for the neighbors) I hope to learn what I can about marketing because I’m the tech guy and marketing has always been my weak point.

    I've been running shared hosts, reseller accounts and dedicated servers for many years and would be happy to answer any questions that anyone has on the topic in exchange for what you people can teach me. :)

    Oh, and I forgot to say that wanted to thank everyone in advance for whatever nuggets of knowledge I can glean from here!
     
  2. Fergal

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    Hi Dave, welcome to our business forum, very nice to meet you here. Congratulations on establishing and growing your business. We always have members that are interested in learning how to set up hosting for their new site and it would be great to have your knowledge on our forums. We'd be delighted to answer any business questions you have and to offer suggestions and feedback where possible.

    You are welcome to advertise your services for free, in our Member Ads & Marketplace forum and in your signature here on Business Advice Forum.

    Thanks for joining and I hope that we can learn from each other.
     
  3. Chris Grigg

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    Welcome to BAF!
     
  4. davshirley

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    Thanks guys. I set up the signature yesterday. Not sure why it doesn't appear in the first post though...
     
  5. seanstevens

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    Hello David, welcome to the forum.
     
  6. jamesbrown153

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    Hosting business... How is that?? Easy or hard to find customers?
     
  7. davshirley

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    Years ago it used to be easy. It's a lot harder now. More than ever it is important to keep the customers that you have rather than find new ones. Getting them to refer you is still of course your best source.
     
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    David,Welcome in baf
     

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