Category Archives: Selling Your Services

How I Quote New PCs

I would like to share with you the way that I quote new PCs so that it increases the amount that I sell. When a client asks for a quote, most computer stores will create a quote that looks like an invoice. It will have the businesses name and address …

Read full article...

Learn to Fail Fast

I recently heard an interesting piece of business advice that really stuck with me. It stuck with me because it was something I always did, but I have just never heard it said like that. That advice is “Learn to fail fast”. Let me explain:

Read full article...

7 Simple Marketing Tips for Your Computer Business

Here are 7 easy and practical marketing tips that don’t take much time or money that you may be overlooking in your business.

Read full article...

How To Demonstrate Why You Charge More Than The Tech Down The Road

If you have been following Technibble for any length of time, you will already know that I recommend that all new computer businesses should raise their prices to something more sustainable. Once you have been in business for a year or two you may want to raise your prices again …

Read full article...

Look at Your Business with a Fresh Eye

Look at Your Business

The other night just before I went to bed, I walked around the house as I always do making sure all the doors and windows are locked and my appliances are switched off. However, something slightly different happened this time because I noticed there were some cleaning cloths on one …

Read full article...

Answers to Questions About The Computer Business

A few days ago I asked the Technibble readers to ask me a question about the computer business. Here are the answers:

Read full article...

5 Tips To Become Successful In the Computer Business

Successful Computer Business

I often write about how to work on your business, your computer or your client; but in this article I will be focusing on working on ourselves. It takes a certain type of person to become successful in the computer repair business and here are 5 tips on how to …

Read full article...

What is Marketing?

What is Marketing? It seems like a stupid question. Most people think of marketing as a glossy flyer, a business card, an advertisement in the telephone directory or a sign out front of their store. After years of fine-tuning my business, my definition of marketing has changed.

Read full article...

Should Phone Support Be Our Most Expensive Service?

A computer technician on a site that I occasionally read brought up the topic “phone support should be the most expensive service we bill for”. Personally, I think hes right. For example, if you call up the manufacturer of a router they will help you up until the point where …

Read full article...

How You Look Is More Important Than Your Certifications

You read it right. If you are a self employed computer repair technician, what you wear is more important than your certifications; especially when you are visiting the client for the first time. Don’t get me wrong though, certifications are generally needed if you plan to work for someone else …

Read full article...