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What is a goodsecure way to file clients on pc?

by nsaretards / September 6, 2012 8:03 AM PDT

I have a small business and only have one personal laptop. and believe it or not, just use a track phone and my home phone line to use for personal and limited business. . I really can not afford paying a fifty dollar a month for smart phone services.. what are my options for setting up a log for clients addresses phone #s etc.?I suppose the latest track phones offer somewhat a cheaper monthly service package. I do not like texting or phone talk/ no games..all i am thinking is a useful option to log clients to help nuild and speed my local handyman business a bit. tia john

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btw, how do i edit or even delete my own posts?
by nsaretards / September 6, 2012 10:01 AM PDT

I wanted to edit my first post but see no editing features, are there features to edit or delete my posts on cnet forum? tia

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No edit. Just preview.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 6, 2012 10:03 AM PDT

If you want to see your post before clicking the last button, click Preview instead.

To have a post deleted, clicke the Triangle with the ! sign and ask for removal.

And before you go over why you want to edit a post, it's been discussed for years and for now, no editing.
Bob

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Re: log
by Kees_B Forum moderator / September 6, 2012 6:08 PM PDT

What do you mean with "file clients" and "log clients"?

Kees

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I am not sure myself
by nsaretards / September 8, 2012 12:21 AM PDT
In reply to: Re: log

I guess, I want to eventually store/file all my customers on a memory card for my convenience instead of using pen and paper address book. I have a pc laptop I use for internet. I am using windows 7 , how do I create a job calendar list of addresses and phone numbers for my customer base? I was also thinking I could eventually print out seasonal mailing fliers. Is this something I can do with with windows 7 ? tia

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Re: clients
by Kees_B Forum moderator / September 8, 2012 1:11 AM PDT
In reply to: I am not sure myself

I find a spreadsheet (for example MS Excel) a nice way of keeping such data. And if you include the email address as part of the data, you can use mail merge in MS Word to create mails.

Kees

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MS spreadsheet for emails
by nsaretards / September 14, 2012 11:26 PM PDT
In reply to: Re: clients

That is a good idea, I did create a webpage and currently trying local free advertising but it really has not worked as well as local town district paper advertising. I do not think to pay for premium advertising of my webpage on any online advertising outside of say a twenty mile radius of my business where I'm not servicing anyway. ALBEIT, still running a go daddy webpage i built for over a year on free service ad sites like craigslist, ebay/ local.com sites that offer free advertising. So far, I am not impressed and kind of disappointed seeing all the competition in these local online directories.

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