Once you’ve started you feel okay about continuing. We’re suffering from over-choice and struggling to make sense of all the data pumped at us all day, every day. Think about a few website design basics before making a final decision.
It’s really very simple if you think about it. I hope that by now we all realize that when you charge something on a credit card the merchant is charged a small percentage for that transaction. This fee usually is between three and five percent but can be higher depending on the type of card. It’s pretty basic for the business owner. For the guarantee of payment for his product he pays a small fee. For the business owner it beats the return check charges he would incur otherwise. Stay with me now, I am getting to the point, I promise.
I didn’t have time to have a day off to have a second studio, but I remember that this particular club had the facilities that I needed. So I spoke to the owners, told them what I wanted to do, and they were extremely accommodating.
Well, as I said, I wasn’t sure what could be transferred. I had to go the Guitar Institute in Acton here in London, and I spoke to one of their leading transcribers of music, from piano to fretboard, to guitar.
When he compares himself to all the agents working in his city, what is his competitive advantage? I learned years ago that successful agents sell differences rather than similarities. They maximize their strengths and manage their weaknesses. I had Tim do a complete SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) on himself. For more information on use of the SWOT analysis, read my book The Passionate Manager or The Passionate Agent.
I was really amazed when watching the upcoming DVD, in part, because when you think of keyboards, you think in terms of chords. And to watch all these miles an hour melody lines coming out the guitar solos with such precision yet so quickly accountants and with the timing so perfect.
Shipping costs/delivery charges (Often these costs are charged separately from the product and are additional cost. Make sure they are listed separately and itemized for a clear overview. If they are “thrown in the deal”, make sure you still include them and marked them as an added bonus with the charge marked as nil. This is a great way to show your customer the value he is getting).
So, the next time you are asked about taking x-rays of your teeth, remember that they are intended to help you. It will be important to remember that you and your dentist are partners in deciding your dental future. After all, what else can impact your life as much regarding your enjoyment of meals, your conversations, your smile and, don’t forget, your kiss!