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My New Map Page for Player Technicians
By John A. Tuttle

Hi Everybody, I invite everyone to see my latest creation: a Map Page, which pin-points my location. The question that may arise is: Isn't it dangerous to give out your exact location? My answer: Only if you're under-insured or have something very valuable that is worth stealing.

Today I received a nice message from the folks at ComFind, one of over 400 search indexes. They are geared for businesses. Anyhow, they told me about a new service they are offering which allows "surfers" to locate any business, which is listed in ComFind, and give them a detailed map of the location of same. Long story made short, and a short story less nauseating, I added a new feature to the Player Technicians Page which will require the assistance of all listees.

To the point: if you are listed with ComFind, download the map showing your location and send me URL that points to that MAP. I will include the link in the same manner as the example on my listing at:

   http://www.concentric.net/~tuttleja/playtech.html

It's the link that says, "Where We Work and Live." I think this feature will really help people find out exactly where you are located in relationship to their home. I think this will be extremely helpful in circumstances where there are two or more technicians in the same state. Not only that, they may avoid the embarrassing realization that what they are looking for in right around the corner. ;-)

By the way, the Player Technicians Listing is growing at a much slower rate than I figured it would. My heartfelt feeling is that there are either a lot less technicians than I thought, or the technicians are so busy that they don't need or want more work.

Let me make one point very clear. Since my involvement with the Internet some eight months ago, profits have risen by over 35% and I have a waiting list that's approaching two years in length. Anybody who says being on the Net is a waste of time or a frivolous endeavor is completely out of touch with reality. I have saved QRS and myself lots of money by utilizing the E-Mail system and I have applied for a Patent on the word "E-nvoice" which I use to sent bills to my roll customers.

If you aren't already on the fast-track to saving time and money for your potential customers, I would strongly suggest investigating the avenues that are already in place. In roll sales alone (which require no effort), I made over $500 in profit and I only get 20% of the

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John A. Tuttle "Self-Playing Pianos" 908-840-8787 (leave message)
407 19th Avenue http://www.concentric.net/~tuttleja/
Bricktown, NJ 08724 E-mail:tuttleja@concentric.net
"We Keep Your Music Rolling" Authorized QRS Music Roll Dealer

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