Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Opening Day

It felt weird hearing the radio guy talking about us from the little transistor radio as we sat, waiting for the phone to ring.  
"visit gary and bobbi today at All About Hearing... grand opening...   blah blah blah"

We were dressed and ready for our big day.  But it was quiet.  



Suddenly a tinge of fear swept over me and a thought of nobody ever walking through the doors became a reality.  I'd lose my house and my car and Gary would lose his big screen TV.  Gracie wouldn't do well on the streets.  


What had my positive thinking got me into?


Then in walked Earl, a former Miracle Ear customer who'd found us!  He wanted his hearing aid checked out.  Yes!!  A free service - but at least we'd be busy. 


When he was on his way out the door, another couple were on their way in.  A test and a sale!  And then another!!  If you enlarge the above picture you might be able to see our half page ad that went in the paper yesterday...  


The phone began ringing, and appointments were scheduled...  All in all, I'd say our opening day was a success.

Thank you, my friends for your continued support.  I appreciate it more than you can know!!!

19 comments:

  1. Way to go. I'm glad all went well.

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  2. Yesssss, success! Love the office! Have a blessed and busy day:) HUGS!

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  3. So glad to hear about your successful first day!

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  4. So glad you had a super great day! I do love your office, so professional!

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  5. Oh Bobbi, I am so happy for you!!! That sounds like a great opening day and your office looks wonderful!... xoxo Julie Marie

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  6. That sounds like a VERY GOOD opening day to me, and I'd think your jitters were to be expected. The office looks very nice and "fresh". You did it!! Congratulations!!

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  7. You had me scared there for a bit!!! How wonderful, I'm SO happy for you!! And for your new customers, who are getting the best, most kind and honest professionals they could want!!!

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  8. I won't tell you what Dad (actually the Dept. of Veterans Affairs) paid for his aids! Unless you force me!

    Congrats on your opening Bobbi and Gary.....you so deserve this!

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  9. Girl, my heart SANK as I read the first sentences about y'all's opening day..... and, then, as I read more, I could not wipe the SMile off my face!

    Praise the Lord! I am rejoicing with y'all! I said a prayer for y'all early this morning.....

    Hugs and Congrats,
    Jenni

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  10. WooHoo! Yay!!! Best wishes for a successful business!

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  11. Praise the Lord for answered prayers. May God continue to bless you both in your new business. The office looks great.

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  12. Way to go! Beginnings are great. You might start small but your great service and kindness will spread and you'll grow!

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  13. that is great! You are good at what you do, it will take a bit to build up a customer base, but I'm sure you will do well! just hang in there!

    betty

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  14. OK then! Dad's aids cost $5500. The first ones were too finicky for him to manipulate.....the ones he has now fit right into ear and were molded to fit. Both were the same price. They do work well and he goes through a lot of batteries but DVA (Veterans) pays for those as well. So all is well for now.
    Have you guys 'caught your breath' yet from yesterday?
    have another successful day!

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  15. Hello Bobbi!! I'm so glad to read that your opening day was a success, and I hope for many, many more successful days to come!!

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  16. YAY!! We are so glad that first day is over and you know folks have found you. I hope each day is filled with steady customers but that you have time to devote individual attention to each and everyone.
    Hugs madi and Mom

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  17. Congratulations,,,,,,I am so happy for you......

    You stepped out in faith and your dream has come true.......way to go........

    Hugs and blessings

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  18. Praise God! I pray this is just the start of a very successful business and ministry to your community.

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  19. Yay! I am so happy that your first day was great!

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