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Andrew Kingston, Chief Event Organizer

How I got my first 3 customers and the steps for you to do the same.

Andrew Kingston

Chief Event Organizer

I used to work with JPMorgan in London but wanted to run my own business. I moved back to Ireland, did a masters in Electronic Business and within two years I had two businesses.

My first customer in my web development business came from a referral from my dad. He worked in a bank and a client of his was speaking to him about a scam he was caught with where he paid to get higher Google rankings. My Dad mentioned that I was completing a masters in Electronic Business at the time and was planning to set up a web development business.

The client then contacted me and we arranged to meet. I gave him some free advice to help him out at the time and very soon after he asked me to develop two new websites for him. 

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Word of mouth is so powerful in a service orientated business. Make sure all your friends and family know what you are doing so they can help spread the word.

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