Fake customer @ webdesign services (2013-06-08)

WTF!! I am designer working in architecture field…. and this guy hire me to design a website for him despite that I have NOT stated anywhere that I offer webdesign services!

2 days earlier I had a little talk with an Indian Web Development company who spammed my email. Initially I told him that I am webdesigner (in the sense that I designed my website), he misunderstood that I am doing business in webdesign (offering webdesign services for other people, which I am NOT) and suggested me to outsource my work to him. I rejected, for too high prices.

Today guy is talking like a noob, first asking my price, then offering $400, but not explaining exactly what he wants!

I suspect that he is a friend, employee, partner with the person who talked 2 days before. However, they are not in same city. He came directly, not from any search engine like Google or via a link, opened only the home page and started chatting in less than 1 minute. This unnatural behavior indicate that he was TOLD by someone to contact me, he was told that I am webdesigner and to check my prices… aka FAKE customer.

Country: India
Page URL: https://www.teoalida.com/

Chat started on Saturday, June 08, 2013 1:14:18 PM

(1:14:18 PM) *** Visitor has joined the chat ***
(1:14:19 PM) Visitor 42644746: Hi
(1:14:25 PM) *** Teoalida has joined the chat ***
(1:14:25 PM) Teoalida: Hello
(1:15:53 PM) Visitor 42644746: How r u ?
(1:16:04 PM) Teoalida: Fine as everyday
(1:16:13 PM) Teoalida: are you same person from yesterday?
(1:16:31 PM) Visitor 42644746: no
(1:16:34 PM) Visitor 42644746: new
(1:16:40 PM) Teoalida: so what are you looking for?
(1:17:31 PM) Visitor 42644746: i want be your web design
(1:17:42 PM) Visitor 42644746: let me know .what is cost
(1:17:44 PM) Visitor 42644746: ?
(1:17:51 PM) Teoalida: saying Hi before my greeting being triggered and asking about me instead of what are you looking for is typical for returning customers
(1:18:03 PM) Teoalida: To design a website for you?
(1:18:16 PM) Visitor 42644746: more than 15 page
(1:18:23 PM) Visitor 42644746: what is cost
(1:18:24 PM) Visitor 42644746: ?
(1:18:31 PM) Teoalida: Number of pages matters less, what I should do more exactly?
(1:18:50 PM) Visitor 42644746: ys
(1:19:22 PM) Visitor 42644746: show me cost.
(1:19:35 PM) Teoalida: Cost depending by what I should do
(1:20:00 PM) Teoalida: Some may want just to buy hosting+domain+install WordPress, while you… what do you want
(1:20:13 PM) Visitor 42644746: s
(1:20:42 PM) Visitor 42644746: same thinking
(1:22:21 PM) Teoalida: btw, how did you realize that I am webdesigner (did you read the footer?)… yes, I have some skills because I designed this website myself, but I never promoted me as webdesigner
(1:22:51 PM) Visitor 42644746: i have only $400
(1:23:02 PM) Visitor 42644746: you can do this my work
(1:23:02 PM) Teoalida: That’s much
(1:23:20 PM) Teoalida: How much work I need to do? I don’t understand
(1:23:42 PM) Visitor 42644746: more than 15page
(1:23:55 PM) Teoalida: number of pages isn’t important
(1:24:26 PM) Visitor 42644746: i dont know about this matter
(1:24:44 PM) Visitor 42644746: only i have some business
(1:25:03 PM) Visitor 42644746: i want to be one site your create
(1:25:08 PM) Teoalida: Let me give you an example: a local friend told me that will visit me, asking me if I have PayPal, he give me cash money to buy domain name via PayPal, install WordPress on a free hosting then let him to upload pages
(1:25:40 PM) Visitor 42644746: i will talking tommorw
(1:25:45 PM) Visitor 42644746: in this matter
(1:25:54 PM) Teoalida: ans I asked him 30$ for this
(1:25:57 PM) Teoalida: since was free hosting
(1:25:59 PM) Visitor 42644746: now time iambusy
(1:26:20 PM) Teoalida: leave an email to prevent losing contact
(1:27:04 PM) Visitor 42644746: bye
(1:28:01 PM) *** Visitor 42644746 has left ***

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