Posts by: Russel Zaman

Community Management Help

- - Marketing

Every community that has a homeowner’s association or some kind of homeowner’s collective has a great deal to do to make sure that a corporation of that type is run properly. However, people are very busy in today’s world, and that can make it much harder for them to invest the time needed in making sure that the whole community is handled right. With some assistance, however, most communities can efficiently run themselves and never lose money or time simply because they have too much to handle. Continue Reading

Should You Invest in New or Used Computers for Your Startup?

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When you start a business, there usually isn’t a lot of capital with which to invest in top of the line amenities, like brand new furniture and even a sleek new office space, but what about computers? Well, the same goes for computers – when you start a new business and you are on a bootstrap budget, you want to save everywhere. Indeed, though, computers are an essential part of your business, so it brings up a good question: shouldn’t you invest in new computers instead of risking a slower network, less workplace efficiency and more data breaches with an older fleet of computers? Continue Reading

How to Secure a Building Permit for Business Construction

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As a business owner, you may have outgrown your current space, want to avoid leasing from someone else or just a need a change of scenery for your business operations. If you are thinking of constructing a new building or adding on to a current structure, you will likely need a building permit. Here are some tips about how to secure a building permit for business construction. Continue Reading

5 Reasons Your Business Needs a CRM Plan

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What is CRM and why is it so important? CRM stands for customer relationship management. In so many words, CRM has to do with the way your business conducts itself with customers. Undoubtedly, your customers will have questions, queries, complaints and disputes. For instance, a pair of pants may be too small and the customer wants to return them, but doesn’t just want his or her money back – the customer wants some kind of token of compensation for the mistake. Do you refund the customer and ship a new pair of pants for free? Dealing with these sensitive dilemmas and scenarios will happen all the time, so it is important for employees to know how to react – without getting frustrated. Here are five reasons your business needs a CRM plan. Continue Reading

How to Keep your Business Safe from the Next Storm

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It is inevitable truth that time and storm cannot be turned up, all you can do is prepare yourself from such calamities. A recent survey found that the biggest workplace safety concern is natural disaster whether it’s a storm or flood or earthquake etc. Storms are the scariest phenomenon which can make everything down coming up in its way. Nowadays people are concerned to protect their home and personal things from such calamities, but you also need to think about your professional equipment’s safety. If you are running a business or office and have a lot of electronics equipment and stored data at your place of work then you cannot take a risk to lose them in storm like situations. Usually people do not give much attention to this need but of you are a smart player and do not want to take any risk regarding your data and equipments then you can have a look of below mentioned points which includes how to keep your business safe from storm like conditions. Continue Reading

How Do I Know If I Have Suffered Whiplash?

- - Legal

To know if you have suffered whiplash, you first need to understand what the condition and its effects are.

Whiplash is damage caused to the muscles, tendon and ligaments in the neck by sudden movements that throw your head backwards, forwards or sideways. This happening causes the muscles, ligaments and tendons out of their normal movement zones creating stress and strain on them. If this was occurring in any other part of the body we would call it a sprain because that basically is what it is, a sprain in the neck.  Continue Reading

A Small Business Call Center

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Being in business today requires owners to contend with multiple facets of their business. From their core competencies which may include their product or services to often-times aspects outside of their expertise. One issue that most small business owners face is dealing with customer service in a growing fragmented communication world. Customers can now contact you through email, telephone, direct mail, social media platforms like Facebook or Google+, live chat and in person. Competing directly against large corporations with 24 hour operations can become difficult as a small business. Providing the same employee-based resources is simply not cost-effective. An alternative option should include an outsourced answering service or call center. Continue Reading

Options for time clock systems can keep a list of all employees

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Keeping track of employee attendance is crucial to generating payroll. And to be perfectly honest, having an accurate and automated employee time clock system will reduce, if not completely eliminate, the risk of logging hours that haven’t actually been worked. This is especially true with clock systems that are in view of video cameras; or if you use a system that relies on a personal ID badge to be swiped. Or, if you’re in the security industry, consider upgrading to a fingerprint scanner. Continue Reading