Your business’ next new clients might be as close as your laptop. You’ve no doubt heard of something called the Internet, you are reading this blog on it right now. It is a place to find things to read, to be entertained, to connect with other people and importantly, it is a place to transact business.
No matter what business you are in, people are searching online for the goods and services that you provide. The quantity of people looking changes from month to month, location to location, but it is a quantifiable number that you can use to gauge how popular your particular products are in a particular location.
Take south Florida for example. There are searches for snowblowers in South Florida, but not as many as in Minnesota. (Maybe snowbirds doing research for their northern home.) You can use that kind of information to determine if adding a new product line or service specialty to your business makes sense. If people are looking for it online, there’s a good chance that they are potential customers. In years past, you had to take a guess as to how much demand there was, now the stats are right in front of you. It sure takes some of the risk out of extending yourself into other specialty areas. If no one is looking for dentists, then open your dental practice elsewhere.
Once you do decide on a business to go into, then you will want to build a website and then make sure the website is found by search engines, then found by potential customers. That’s what a SEO expert does, and you will definitely need one to be able to succeed in getting all the business you can from the Internet. SEO helps entrepreneurs realize their dreams in the new millenium.
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In ear Headphones Keep you on Task
What they are using are Shure SE 535 noise cancelling headphones which keep out distracting noises that might get them off task. People in these generations are quite used to wearing ear buds, or in ear headphones and are able to multi-task easily if the other distractions are minimized. So what you are seeing isn’t rudeness; it’s what they are used to.
There are so many distractions in the workplace, it is hard to keep track of where you are, what you were doing before you were interrupted, and what you need to do next. One of the chief complaints we hear from business executives is that there are so many distractions these days, it is hard to get anything done.
Perhaps you’ve noticed the younger generation, by this we mean children of baby boomers and their offspring, who wear headphones 24/7. It is easy to think that this is rude behavior; listening to music instead of being cognizant of what is going on around them. In open offices, it is easy to shout across the room at someone you need something from – that is unless they are listening to something else on their headphones. makes a good pair of ear phones? Noise cancelling features for sure. A great fit too. If the ear buds don’t fit into ears exactly, then other noises will interrupt the sounds coming through the headphones. That is why you want to spend a little extra money on a really good pair of headphones. Ones with a size fit kit with options that will fit your ears perfectly and with the comfort level you seek. You will also want detachable cords so that if you have to get up, you are not having to re-fit the phones into your ears.
Professional musicians and sound engineers recommend the Shure SE535 headphones for their clear sound quality and their ease of use. Take a tip from professionals, and the younger generation, and get a good set of earphones for work. Not only will they keep you on task, but they will help you focus and keep your sanity.
Wikipedia information on noise cancelling headphones here.
Palomar Specialty Insurance Company, a provider of commercial and residential earthquake insurance, recently chose PCMS as its insurance software solution. Palomar will utilize the Atlas hosted platform to process and host all rating, underwriting, Property & Casualty policy administration, billing, claims management, business intelligence and reporting needs for its agents, retail producers, brokers and home office.
Palomar Specialty did an extensive search and then finalized their choice of PCMS. Founder and chief executive officer, Mac Armstrong, reported that PCMS was chosen because of their modern, all-in-one system, upfront and all-inclusive pricing and proven quick and successful implementations. Armstrong also added that, “Atlas’ agile and flexible platform will allow Palomar to be responsive to market needs, especially those of our distribution partners, while providing a platform for growth as we expand.”
This deployment will help Palomar to minimize operational and IT costs, while making use of the latest cloud-based, scalable technology, according to Palomar company insiders. Additional information on PCMS is contained in the following video.
More information on earthquake insurance can be found here.
The most recent statistics for Illinois truck accidents are sobering. In Illinois in 2011, there were 10,496 accidents involving semi trucks and 7,036 accidents involving commercial trucks. Combined, there were 2978 injuries and 119 fatalities. The very size of commercial trucks and semis relative to the passenger car means that these larger vehicles can exert much more force in an accident than an accident between two cars. The impact is frequently catastrophic.
These statistics show that:
- There are 48 truck accidents every single day in Illinois- 2 every hour
- 8 people are seriously injured every day of the year in Illinois truck accidents
- Two people are killed as a result of truck accidents every week in the state of Illinois
The types of injuries that can occur from trucking accidents include the following:
- wrongful death
- spinal cord injuries
- crushing injuries
- brain injuries
- broken bones
- head and neck injuries
If a loved one has suffered loss of life or you or a family member have suffered a personal injury from a trucking accidents, please do not hesitate to contact us today. You will want the very best representation to get you the justice that you deserve for your injury and loss. Commercial truck accident cases are usually complex and require an in-depth knowledge of trucking regulations to prosecute successfully. Together we can seek a financial compensation figure that meets your needs as a victim and can continue to provide for you and your family long after this ordeal is over. Call us today at (312) 818-5330.
See this article for information on trucking accidents in the U.S.