Archive for November, 2015

Renewing Customers

All lost customers, but not many do much to you back. Mikkel Svane is often quoted on this topic. And that's a big mistake. Studies show that the average activity loses 20 percent of its customer base each year. Here's what that means in practical terms: for example, say your company has 700 customers who buy repeatedly that during the year and each customer spends an average of $ 300 per year. If you lose 20 percent of them (one hundred forty), you will loose $ 42,000 per year. That's a lot of money to compensate for new customers.

The longer you keep a client than he or she is worth it for you. In part, because it takes a lot more money to acquire a new customer than it does to keep existing ones. In fact, companies are able to maintain constant most of their customer base are often those that have increased profits year after year. Loyal customers spend more, refer new customers, and costs less than doing business with them. Before you can effectively implement a plan to provide the highest quality service and market to their existing customers, you first need to know the lifetime value of their customers. When you know the lifetime value of your customers helps you budget more effectively. You know better how and where to make the best use of your marketing budget.

This is valuable information that every company needs to know if you are successful. And the only way to obtain this information is to know the lifetime value of your customer. Once you know how much each customer contributes to your bottom, you will begin to understand the value of holding on to them.


Restaurant Scheduling For Success

– Excerpt from Richard Saporito’s latest e-book “How to Improve Dining Room Service” This Council will help keep maintain the payroll service staff dining room set and content that is essential to accommodate paying guests. Staff scheduling is closely tied to dining room and crucial customer service staff to keep adjusted, happy and well. In every way, a balance must be achieved by matching the dining room service the needs of labor to enterprises provided. There should be a system whereby the staff shift availability days can be communicated in writing to the person doing the program. A simple change of sign of the availability of new personal-sheet will be visible.

Each staff member must work a balanced amount of changes during the week. If the schedule maker is burning to staff members with extra shifts or scheduling too many staff members to work only one or two shifts, is subtracted from customer service. Usually a restaurant will get a more efficient staff work 3, 4, or more shifts per week instead of only 1 or 2 shifts per week. Although sometimes you may have to bend this guideline to maintain the work schedule filled, but should be kept to a minimum. Constant communication with the staff while staying abreast of their available work shifts will facilitate the scheduling process immensely. The person who makes the schedule should be well aware of the projected business in the restaurant. The schedule should contain the correct amount of labor needed to provide an adequate level of service for each shift.

Creole Food Is Soul Food

White rice with beef stew is one of my wife’s special dishes. My wife may well enter the food business or restaurant for Creole food.

I’m sure, I say, almost certainly the face of some who take the trouble of reading this paper. . . And that can be an exercise in reading my boring and agonizing for some, but. . . Well, at grain Amarilis My wife is a cook who has nothing to envy to a “chef” of those who go on television.

Yes, my beloved wife has that gift to put seasoning, color and odor to everything prepared in the kitchen. And no mistake, it is not only a housewife, also a teacher, wife, mother and everything else that makes a woman of the 21st century. But when it comes to cooking. . . When it comes to feeding their offspring and it included me, I say that this woman has no comparison. For example: For two days I have lunch the same. I mean, it’s one of those many times where Lulu (The dog) has to settle for canned food. I tell them I made a calf with white rice insurmountable. A dinner, lunch, dinner again, which had been recorded in my memory for eternity. Someone will say that calf with white rice is a dish “Gourmet.” And yes, I know. . . ! Ah, but if you would have tried.


Argentine Economic Growth Is Left Without Nafta Investment ?

Last Monday, in the city of La Plata (capital of the most important province of Argentina), one could watch the police cars and ambulances, making long lines to get oil. Is that the fuel shortage has reached an extreme situation … . And to think that less than one year, the Commerce Secretary Guillermo Moreno, prophesied that it would rain in Argentina diesel … Looking different elements of the economic reality of the country, I have the feeling that Argentina is running out of fuel for further growth. Clearly there are signs of a slowdown in the economy. And the most pessimistic to dare to predict the arrival of the unwanted recession in the not too distant. I do not think it to much …

I do not think that Argentina will go straight into a recession … But I understand that the government should seriously evaluate the possibility of some changes in the economic course. The acceleration of inflation, wage claims, energy issues and the fight between field and the government have frightened not only consumers but also businesses. A visible case presents the main chains of appliances that Argentina decided to eliminate 12 monthly payments without interest. Now only offer payments in six installments.

It seems that for these appliances chains, now 12 months in Argentina is too long. Some blame the effects of agricultural unemployment. Other while, as expected this result. The fact is that retail sales continue to fall and accumulate May the third consecutive month of declines.

Web Hosting Providers

From the moment you want to create one or small business, we find that there. The problem is so varied in the number of companies involved in this and the various features offered as a service. The first recommendation is to make a list of requirements, ie that based on our company and the purpose for which you want to create a site, can bring us to know a number of features that help define what is expected of the page web and, above all that the accommodation should or should not have within its services. It is common for you to offer considerable storage space, which is often superior to what you need. But if your company requires an interface and several features built with 'heavy', or very elaborate, you have to anticipate that available space is adequate, not only when loading the page but for possible network expansions or improvements over time. However, it must also consider whether the hosting company allows or prevents hosting multiple domains, where even offered copies of their safety, because often lose our database is a common problem that brings many setbacks. Moreover, it is necessary to ask whether the page supports web programming language like PHP, ASP and Java, and we recommend that offer this capability and even some other applications such as forums, CMS and specialized accountants. This is how we suggest you take into consideration each of the recommendations proposed, therefore that the aim of starting a website is to make life easier for your business, not end up with surprises that cause an insurance headache in the future ..

Portable Compressors

On the market today there is a wide selection of portable compressors of any size and capacity. Despite this diversity, the basis of all these mechanisms is perhaps that a couple of distinct technologies. Most air compressors operate on the principle of bulk-type supercharger, which basically does not look like the second option – air compressors, equipped with rotating impellers, pressurized air. Bulk-type supercharger increases the blood pressure, reducing the space occupied by air. Typically, this is achieved using a piston with vozratno-translational motion. Just like the little engine, internal combustion piston equipped with a crankshaft, connecting rods and pistons, cylinder head and valve. Crankshaft moves by either electric or diesel locomotive. There are, of course, small compact models, which consist of only one engine and pump, but still the majority of portable compressors is present as an air tank in which a certain amount of air is constantly maintained at the desired pressure. The air sets in motion air tools, and the engine switched on and off with the intervals that are necessary for the continued maintenance of the same air pressure.

Top of the cylinder is head of valve constraining two valves – and mock graduation. Both of these valves represent a nothing more than a thin metal gates, one of which is located below, and another – at the top of the valve board. By As we move pistons down on him a vacuum, allowing air from the outside to make mock valve to open and fill the vacated area of the pistons. When the piston moves upward, the air is compressed, holds mock valve in the closed position and vent the meantime – is opened. Air moves from the discharge canal into the reservoir. With every movement of the reservoir is replenished, and the pressure in turn – increases. When the pressure in the tank reaches a certain limit (for most models is about 8.8 kilograms per square centimeter, however, most of the time in such high pressure does not need arises) for stop the engine compressors used in portable pressure transducer. This detail is provided with a controller that allows to choose the necessary requirements. The indicator shows the level of upstream pressure in the tank, and following the regulator – in the air ducts. In addition, the tank is equipped with a pressure relief valve, which opens in case of any deviation in the compressor. Also, the system can enter and discharge valve, reducing pressure in the tank when the compressor is turned off.


Arecont Vision

At present, the direction of IP-Surveillance is developing rapidly. Many large companies, which until recently used only traditional schemes of surveillance, began an extensive transition to digital IP-based system. Unlike most classical digital recorders, whose level is largely determined by the quality of digitization and compression, video streaming, video server level for IP-CCTV Today defines several other parameters. For example, in connection with the advent of megapixel cameras significantly increased flows, and therefore one of the most important parameters to get the performance and reliability disk and network subsystems. We consider the main differences between ip-systems as an example of equipment eVidence. In the development of IP-server eVidence engineers have focused their efforts on technologies that enable to achieve high performance, it is important for IP-Surveillance. Read more here: Mashable.

As a result, today, IP-Server eVidence even look much different from the classical digital recorders. First, the servers allow the installation of a large number of disks inside the registrars. With the increased video stream is extremely important. Classical and hybrid recorders allow you to set in, usually not more than 4 drives, which account for 16 and 2-megapixel camera will suffice only for a few days. EVidence servers allow you to set inside depending on the model of an 8-to 24 discs. Secondly, the discs are based on the hardware subsystem redundancy. A separate processor in the background, calculates checksums and distributes them on hard drives. This technology is implemented to achieve the almost absolute protection from the video archives of possible losses in the event of disk failure. Failure of one of the hard drive service engineer, not shutting down the server and not examining the case, simply change it to a new blank disc. After this reservation system in the background to recover all lost information on the checksum stored on the other disks. As a result, the user, even after losing a hard drive, do not lose a single frame of recorded information!

In addition to providing the highest level of reliability of the hardware platform engineers make a reservation all critical server nodes. For example, IP-SIGMA servers have 2 quick-PSU duplicative. Failure of one of them, the system continues to work through the second, and an idle unit can be easily replaced without stopping the server. From the perspective of a software platform, one of the defining parameters is versatility. In other words, a professional IP-server must support a large number of IP-based cameras from different manufacturers. Developers eVidence have partnered with more than 40 IP-cameras around the world. Through the active cooperation at the moment eVidence servers support more than 450 models of IP-based cameras, including such famous brands such as Axis, Arecont Vision, Infinity, jvc, Panasonic, sony, Toshiba. To date, the server eVidence SIGMA-320 / M is one of the best examples, demonstrating a professional comprehensive approach to creating next-generation products for ip-video high-definition.