Here I go again…more than once, I’ve talked about the importance of dealers having company websites. Having a website allows small businesses to make a positive impression on their customers even before they pick up the phone to call. Many water dealers know the value of a website but there are plenty who still haven’t gotten around to it. Even if you are a one-man show and you think, “My phone keeps ringing so why bother?” I still recommend you dedicate time to setting up an official company website.
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We’ve all heard the saying “You shouldn’t judge a book by its cover.” Unfortunately, this doesn’t apply to people in the business world. Over the years, Water Quality Products has featured various articles that offer business advice to water dealers, but we can’t say enough about the importance of customer perception. Recently, a carpet steam-cleaning ad assured customers that all of the company’s employees are professional, reliable and go through a background check. It reminded me that whether we think it’s fair or not, appearance matters.
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