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In my opinion you need some standard offerings (with pictures and prices); if the first step is

"Please fill out the form if you want to learn more and order your dream PC"

people will go elsewhere.
Ok so people would not want to fill out the information to contact me? It not a fourm I accidentally put that there. And I will do that when I can edit the website. I'm on a phone and you can't edit a wix site on mobile.(sadly)

Add some prebuilts to your website, examples of computers your business could build, and prices.

Also, I wouldn't use wixsite, it doesn't looks as legit as a .com, and why should people fill out a form?

Oh and don't do ONLY "gaming" computers, offer normal home+office builds as well, maybe workstations if you aim to get prosumers (designers, photo editors, etc) as your clients.

I repair computers but also sell them and most people who comes to me simply wants "a new PC", they don't need to know a lot of technical details and usually only ask about RAM and storage. I don't have a website or social media, the key is to offer fair prices and fix things right so people will tell their friends and family, at least that's how it is for me.
Ok I will do that. So I need to make it go to a bigger group of people. And it's not a forum that was one of the parts I did not edit yet and it is still mostly the default things. And I'm planing on geting a .com website soon when I get at least 1 customers so I can know that someone will want a computer from the website.

Absolutely not (in my opinion) when others have pictures and price
Ok I said I will do that.
 
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Build a "portfolio", place photos on the website of systems you have built previously.
 
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unless you have a large budget for adds, free give aways ect, build your rep up local, word of mouth starts low but it builds over time one customer can lead to many more if you are fair and good to them. and yes pay your taxes because the IRS will suck away every thing you have built given half a chance. goodluck.
 
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Ok or maybe someone can buy a pc from me and they can review it.
Have Steve from Gamers Nexus buy and review it :roll::roll::roll:


Do you have a business plan already or just winging it all the way?
 
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Ok or maybe someone can buy a pc from me and they can review it.

If you want them to review it, you can't ask them to buy it;
they are doing you a favor, not the other way round.
 

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From what I've read and obviously, your lack of business knowledge @YHWH-Rules , you need either 1) a business knowledgeable partner, or 2) a hired business consultant to get things going in the right direction.

Starting a business, either personal or not, needs to be very much legal and upstanding.
 

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I started my own business years ago and did a good bit of advertising to get it going at first. Afterwards I found the best way to gain new customers was by word of mouth. It took a lot to keep it going. 60 hour workweeks and sometimes more. If you expand and need employees then it's an absolute must to find people you can trust to treat your customers right.
 
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Ok thanks!
take it form experience don't get all gung ho. you'll be better off going to you local SBDC and get advice from volunteers (retired business owners) about who and what to register but also develop things like a 5 year business plan. ;)

they'll also provide advice how to get financing and what not if needed.

long story short, started a business, got all registered and everything before my first customer. thing is it never did anything BUT that still did stop the bureau of worker compensation from sending me a $32,000 bill ten years later; since i never claimed any, they assumed the max.

btw, IRS isn't going to care until year 2-5 if you actually make any $$$ but talk to a lawyer - who would be at a Small Business Developer Center :)
 
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Build a "portfolio", place photos on the website of systems you have built previously.
Ok will do.

take it form experience don't get all gung ho. you'll be better off going to you local SBDC and get advice from volunteers (retired business owners) about who and what to register but also develop things like a 5 year business plan. ;)

they'll also provide advice how to get financing and what not if needed.

long story short, started a business, got all registered and everything before my first customer. thing is it never did anything BUT that still did stop the bureau of worker compensation from sending me a $32,000 bill ten years later; since i never claimed any, they assumed the max.

btw, IRS isn't going to care until year 2-5 if you actually make any $$$ but talk to a lawyer - who would be at a Small Business Developer Center :)
Ok thanks for telling me.
 
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