Although there are more online-only businesses today than ever before, customers still expect a real person to be available at the end of a phone line when needed. Because of this, it’s a good idea to set up a customer contact center for your company. Even if you offer your customers a range of other methods for getting in touch such as email or live web chat, today’s shoppers still prefer to sort things out over a telephone conversation. Therefore, we’ve listed some of the main reasons why your online business needs a contact center. Reason #1. It Will Improve Customer Satisfaction As mentioned above, today’s customers still like to get in touch via telephone and speak to a customer service representative who can help. If you do not offer this option to your customers, but your … [Read more...] about 12 Reasons Your Online Business Needs a Contact Center
Triple net properties are fairly misunderstood by many real estate investors, even though they have their fair share of benefits. In a conventional gross mortgage, the tenant pays rent to the landlord who then pays bills such as the real estate taxes, building insurance and maintenance. In a triple net property, the occupant pays these bills as part of the lease agreement in addition to the rent. Triple net property tenants do not pay utilities; that is sometimes part of a percentage or “gross” lease. Triple net properties may be industrial, office space or retail but are rarely residential. In this article, we’re going to touch on some of the pros and cons of triple net properties. The Pros of Triple Net Properties One of the advantages of triple net investment properties for the … [Read more...] about Weighing the Pros and Cons of Triple Net Properties
Many people find themselves paying into an investment property that they purchased a while back but not being satisfied with the results they're getting. Unfortunately, just picking up and moving to another location isn't just cut and dry, sell and buy. There are lots of things to be considered – such as the taxes and technicalities involved. If you've been considering moving your money to a new investment by selling your current property and buying a new one, you might have been discouraged by the fact that you'd have to pay taxes on the sale and the purchase. Many people find that taking such a loss is worth getting out of the current investment and into a new one, because sadly they're not even aware that there is a tax deferment program that will let you get around this. With … [Read more...] about How to Sell Your Old Investment Property and Buy a New One Without Paying Taxes
Trying to get a job after university can feel like a never-ending trudge. Even if you find a position, it’s probably not going to be a job that you like in a business that you click with. Instead, it’s going to be something where you’ll essentially be ‘paying your dues.’ What does this mean? Basically, working for nothing in the hope that eventually you rise up the corporate ladder and one day become a manager. This is the reality for many people who leave college this year. The sad truth of it is that most people won’t even get that. Instead, they’ll never rise up the ranks and will be forever stuck in a dead end job. But what if you could escape that fate? Instead, of paying your dues, you can get paid and make a fortune as soon as you’re out of college. This is the path … [Read more...] about Don’t Pay Your Dues! Get Paid And Get It Made
Armed with the right knowledge, strategy, and determination, millennials that invest in smart real estate opportunities stand to profit immensely. There are plenty of reasons the millennial age group is well-poised to succeed in the real estate sector, including the following: A Less Volatile Investment Many millennials look towards the stock market for their first investment, but this isn’t always the best route, especially for a novice investor. The stock market can be extremely volatile, and without the right strategy or guidance, an investment can quickly turn sour. Real estate, in contrast, provides an extra measure of protection from inflation and dips common amongst stock market investments. Historically, home prices and rental rates rise in … [Read more...] about 4 Reasons Millennials Should Invest in Real Estate this Year
Whether you watch a YouTube clip to solve an excel problem or you start going to foreign language lessons, learning a new skill should be an everyday way of life. When you think about it, you are constantly learning, whether it be accidentally or on purpose. Learning new skills is also massively important if you want to boost your career. Showing initiative and gaining in-demand skills could land you a job that you go for. Learning also allows you to use technology or software that you have never used before. If you’re not prepared to learn, then you might miss out on something new and exciting. So, it could be using the latest app to socialize with your friends or something that makes your life more efficient such as a tablet which allows you to work when commuting to and from the … [Read more...] about When Was The Last Time You Learnt A New Skill?