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Subject: Re: FREE Hiarcs 7.01 update for Hiarcs 7.0 owners!

Author: Dan Kiski

Date: 06:14:32 02/22/99

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On February 22, 1999 at 08:00:44, Harald Faber wrote:

>On February 22, 1999 at 00:32:58, Dan Kiski wrote:
>
>>>As a Hiarcs 4, 5, 6 and 7 customer I would say that yes the extra price is worth
>>>what I am looking for. Windows features aren't that important to me and I value
>>>th extra strenghth and the interconnection with Chess Assistant and the support
>>>of EDP.
>>>
>>>In addition, the Dell problem was fixed right away and that is a level of
>>>service I haven't seen from many. The upgrade policy was easy and convenient to
>>>previous buyers. Finally, Mark promised an free upgrade and deliveredon that
>>>promise.
>>>
>>The question was put to Mark about the price, I am also interested in his view
>>as an owner of all the top SSDF programs excluding Hiarcs my logic has always
>>followed how can it be justified double the price of all the others?.
>
>I think it can't. For MCP8, Rebel10, Fritz5.32, Junior5, Nimzo99 and Hiarcs6 are
>for half the prize and VERY strong there is no justification for Hiarcs7 to
>demand for the double prize, neither is for Shredder3 and Genius6. Time has
>changed.
>But as long as there are still (enough) customers accepting that prize they
>won't change it.
>Another scenario is that with the next versions of Fritz, Rebel etc. there will
>be a new round with DM200 programs...who knows.
>And I am sure there wil be another mass to buy the progs just because they are
>NEW.

Still waiting for Marks reply, however the fact of the mass market is sometimes
lower your price and make more money as you will sell more quantity. Example I
for One and I am sure others would buy at a price comparable with Fritz, Rebel
and MCP etc.




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