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Published on Dec 16, 2010
Level: Intermediate Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: March 5, 2010 Length of Class: 40 Minutes Tracks
Data Recovery Prerequisites
Proficiency at Data Recovery Purpose of Class
This class explains the basic concepts of offering data recovery services to your clients, and how to maximize your profits. Topics Covered
Dealing with Clients Procedures Billing for Services Class Notes
Introduction Data Recovery is HACKING Dealing with Client Under Promise, and then see what happens Data Recovery can take a LONG TIME Don't let the client look at data before they pay Avoid ID10T errors. Upsell external hard drive, do not copy data to DVD or CD Procedures Pick a set of procedures and then stick with it Avoid "Rabbit Hole to Hell" Have a file server that can keep data for a few months Money A Small shop could charge up to $1000 for data recovery services I would advise at least a minimal fee $49 because it can take a lot of work Determine what TYPES of files need to be recovered and then bill based on that, NOT ON SPECIFIC FILE Final Thoughts... Data Recovery is EASY money for a service that your clients need Do you want your kids to go to Harvard? Don't worry about the client's pocketbook.