I moved to Phoenix a few years after I got divorced.
I needed a new start in a place that was as far away from my ex-wife as I could get.
Phoenix was a 2000 mile drive from our old home. I packed a few things into my car and I drove the whole way. I only stopped for gas and I slept in my car so I wouldn’t have to spend a lot of money. I must have smelled terrible by the time I arrived in Phoenix. One of my old high school friends was already living in the city. He let me crash on his couch for a couple of weeks. I started working at an HVAC commercial service provider in Phoenix, Arizona. Jack and I found a place where we could share the rent on a three bedroom house. We got another roommate to help us with the bills. It was pretty nice living with two roommates for a while and I was able to save quite a bit of money. Eventually I decided to open a business of my own. I had saved enough money to secure a space and I had some customers that wanted to follow me. Things were going well for the first few years and then sales were down. I tried advertising in the newspaper and online. I finally got a website and my sales began to increase. The website really helps my small business grow. I worked with a company that made it possible for me to advertise my HVAC business online. Now I can easily be found when someone searches for an HVAC commercial or residential business in the Phoenix, Arizona area.