How VoIP can help customers

Seamless communications make doing business easier, and low-cost ways of interacting also enhance the bottom line. VOIP, or Voice Over Internet Protocol, has been hailed as a combination of both, and it can really help businesses that need to provide efficient customer service. Image Credit New technology Updating your communication systems is always a good move and one that is almost guaranteed to deliver better service to your customers than some outdated service that gives them delays and aggravation. Some businesses are turning to VOIP because of the options it…

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How can I use link tracking to measure my online campaign?

If you’re undertaking any form of online campaign, it makes sense that you’ll want to measure its effectiveness. Measuring campaigns lets you see whether your endeavors have been a success or not, but it can also provide vital clues about those who take part, including consumer behaviours. One such method to measure online campaigns is link tracking. Image Credit What is link tracking? According to Click Meter, a tracking link is a unique shortened link that is designed to track a destination URL. When a new tracking link is created,…

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Planning a tour for your band

Booking your band’s first is an exciting time and whether you’re just starting out or have been playing gigs for some time, make the whole process run a lot smoother by following these handy tips, so you can focus on the music! Before you confirm any dates, why not think about gig swapping with other bands in different areas. Jump onto social media and find similar bands in different areas who might want to open for you and vice versa. It’s an easy and cost-effective way of enjoying a hometown…

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How to choose the right van for your profession

The van market is packed with variety, so deciding which vehicle configuration will be the best fit for your profession can be tough. Here are some tips to make the decision-making process a little simpler. Image Credit Payload considerations Looking at the amount of weight that a van can lug around is useful; however, you also need to think about the type of goods and equipment you will need it to carry, as the volume of the cargo area is just as important. The roof height and load length will…

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What Are the Best Ways to Buy a New Car?

Buying a brand new car is a luxury not everyone can afford, but there are now more options available to you than ever before. Image Credit Cash The car industry is struggling with fewer people willing to part with their hard-earned cash to buy a car. Figures from the AA show a 45 per cent drop in 2017, which is up from 33 per cent last year and doubled from 24 per cent in 2009. Although loans and finance are cheaper than ever, because of the low return on savings,…

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Retail customers want you to know these things

No matter what kind of business you run, every customer who walks through the door represents a potential sale and the chance of repeat custom and a referral or two. With this in mind, the old saying, “The customer is king”, makes a lot of sense. But how do you convert that first visit into a positive, shopping experience? It’s really not that difficult. Image Credit 1. They’re here for the experience, not just the product Customers shop with you in a physical store only when you make the experience…

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How to Sell the Value of Web Design to Internal Stakeholders

It can be challenging to share a digital vision with internal stakeholders – and particularly decision-makers – who have not yet bought into its benefits or are inclined to think it is a passing phase of some kind! The fact is that digital is transforming businesses at a paradigm shift level. It is entirely reshaping entire industries, changing the way that business is delivered and even changing the way we live our lives on a fundamental level. Image Credit If businesses want to transform, they need to re-engineer themselves around…

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Make sure you do these things to keep your employees safe at work

Business owners have responsibilities for their employees’ welfare. This means it is important to take steps to protect your workforce and protect yourself from the possible legal consequences of accidents. From being aware of all the pitfalls to consulting experts and devising training courses, there are many things you can do to keep your employees safe at work. Image Credit Expert advice It is important to make sure you are informed about all the areas that could affect your business from a legal standpoint. Your workplace should be assessed by…

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How Can I Save More Fuel When I drive?

The list of things that affect the true cost of car ownership is depressing; insurance, tax, tyres, MOTs, repairs, breakdowns, parking fines… but the AA confirm that fuel expenditure is the biggest of all. Image Credit Four factors determine how much you’ll spend: vehicle efficiency (mpg), miles, fuel prices, and driving style. Annoyingly, the first is hardest to estimate because manufacturers supply misleading information. According to the AA, “the more economical a car is to run on paper, the greater the gap between official figures and actual fuel consumption”. This…

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Data Visualization: Are You Doing The Right Way?

Today, data is increasingly present in every aspect of our lives. Not only in the work environment but also in everyday life, just think about apps that track how many meters we walk in one day, how many calories we burn, how many calories we take. This information, in order to create value, must be clearly and effectively represented: this is through data visualization. The data language has become a universal language and for this reason, it must be made clear and accessible to all. Today, visual visualization has become…

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