I recently went to a luncheon and introduced myself to the person sitting next to me. I told him who I was and that I was a website designer, he shared with me that he gets emails from people who do what I do all the time and that he got five that day. I mentioned to him that I myself get a lot of website sales emails even though I build websites for a living. There is a tremendous hunger to stand out from the rest in all businesses, however, the volume of website solicitations in which this person received was mind blowing. Almost SPAM-ish. It made me think how many more people may also get this volume of solicitation from companies within the tech industry. This brief conversation taught me a hard reality within my industry, not only from a customer’s perspective but from an industry perspective.
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