It's amazing how fast one can think in a second! I debated whether to tell her my plans, or something like I was just curious about the menu items. Now, this wasn't a "cold" call, as I see her from time to time, chat a bit about sports (she's a big sports fan). Well, what came out of my mouth was the plan I had. I asked if she knew what a QR code was....... QR what? I explained what it was and that I was planning on making a mobile site for her business. That's as far as I got and she was all over it!
I've checked to see if she has a fb fanpage..... only 1 like. No website. The possibilities are numerous. She's going to get me the menu, and a pic of her logo. I thought that getting some business type cards printed up with the QR code on them, with, check often for specials, thanks for coming by, etc. would be a good idea to have to pass out with each drink ordered.
You know, it's exciting to get the first client, but what I'm most satisfied with is the fact that I didn't shrink back when the opportunity was there. I actually stepped up and made the pitch.
I was up front with her that this was my first site, and that I'd give her a break on price in exchange for being my "guinea pig"!!
I think on those business cards, I'll put a line at the bottom promoting myself as the web designer. She has SO many folks driving through,... contractors, business folks, etc. Who knows who might like to have their own mobile site. Could be a great lead generator.
Finally, THANK YOU folks for the info that you generously share. I've learned a lot here, and have finally started my journey, with feet to the bricks! Ron