I have to tell you, I have an issue in my life that I need to work on. It is learning patience. I used to be a hot head, losing my temper easily. Over the years I've tried to learn to wait before I react to something that angers me. But there is one thing that still can make me so angry I feel like my head will explode.
This thing is calling poor technical support. When I call tech support, I'm usually already frustrated over what isn't going right with my computer/software/website ...whatever. So when I get a tech support person who is not listening, and isn't giving me the help I need, I get angry. More than once I've found myself raising my voice demanding that the operator stop talking and let me finish my question first.
Now, I know that's not good adult behavior, and I'm still working on my temper.
But when I find a company that provides good customer service, I want to tell everyone I know. So that's what I'm doing today.
I use Hostgator for my web hosting. If you've ever put up a website, you know that getting set up with hosting has some technical aspects that are not always simple to figure out. When I hit one of these technical snarls, I call Hostgator. Every time I've called, they have listened to what I needed, and helped me get my technical problem straightened out right away. I need to tell you, that if you click on the links in this post, I am an affiliate with Hostgator and do receive a little compensation. Having said that, I can tell you I never endorse a product that I haven't used. And I use Hostgator for many many many websites. I've been with them for years and they've never failed me.
Bottom line is I want to help you avoid some of the frustrations I've had with other hosting companies. If you're looking for an inexpensive, reliable hosting company, I recommend Hostgator. Every time I've needed them, the tech support team has been available, patient, and able to easily solve my problem. I no longer get all steamed when something goes wrong, because I know I can call and they will fix it for me, whatever it is.
As for having more patience in frustrating situations, I'm still working on it.
Are there aspects of your business that cause you to lose your cool? What are they? Or is it only me and my quick temper?
P.S. The links are affiliate links. If you choose to purchase hosting from Hostgator using these links, I will receive a commission. But trust me when I tell you that before I recommend anything to you, I always make sure that it's the very best.