Final Thoughts

Final Thoughts

Written by John Packard

We are tired, we have been working almost around the clock in an effort to at least be close to our forecasted Friday, September 13th launch date.

When we go out and teach new steel people about the business one of the stories I like to repeat was about what I would tell virtually every new account that I ever sold, “This is your first order with us, count on something going wrong.”

This is our third website in a little more than five years and the past two did not come up as we thought they would.  This one is a lot more complicated so there is a lot more to go wrong.

We are not coming online on Friday.  Our goal is to bring the site up within the next seven days (not saying calendar or working days).

We are out soliciting a few companies to act as test subjects to make sure that they are receiving our new newsletter, can open it, get to the website, login and read the newsletter in multiple areas on the site (all at once or by news articles). We should have those people selected and set up by Monday morning.  Then it is just testing the heck out of the site to make sure it works the way it was designed to work.

I want to welcome our newest members as well as those signing up for a trial for the first time. I encourage you to be engaged with us and our product.  If you have any questions or suggestions please send them to me personally:

As always your business is truly appreciated by all of us here at Steel Market Update.

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