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Is Business Unusually Slow?

Or is it just me?

5:25 pm on Feb 3, 2006 (gmt 0)

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I usually don't like to do this type of post, but business has been ridiculously slow for us these past few days.

We've been in business for a few years and usually can track down slowdowns to a number of reasons (technical, seasonal business cycle, etc.), but this time - it's just slow for no apparent reason!

Anyone else in the same boat?

1:33 am on Feb 4, 2006 (gmt 0)

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I monitor a few dozen ecom sites, and sales are normal for this period.
However, for whatever reason I see sites go through slow periods that are out of the norm and can be explained,
Not change it traffic etc . . .
But these periods are short term and sales return to norm pretty quickly.
We look at those as "what was that" in the rear view mirror and move on.
5:41 am on Feb 4, 2006 (gmt 0)

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sales are quite strong for february for us right now. typically this month is slow...people are just now getting hit with credit card bills from Christmas. I would expect for sectors targeting consumers it will be slow. Our business is 80% B2B which would explain our strong showing. If your target market is the general public...expect february to be one of your slowest months.

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