Ways to Improve Customer Service

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If your business relies on selling a service or item to customers, you can’t afford not to have top-notch customer service tactics in place. Every business can improve customer service, too, it’s just a matter of knowing what your company is doing right, and what can be done better. If you want to improve the way that your clients are being service, but you aren’t sure how, here are some solid tips. 1. Find out what’s wrong. You may think that nothing is wrong with your company, and it can be easy to think this way if sales are decent.Read More

How to Buy a Fleet of Comapny Vehicles

Greg Gjerdingen

Are you thinking about buying a few company vehicles? Setting up your own fleet is a good idea if you are in need of transportation means, but you don’t want to work with any large transport companies (and buying your own trucks can mean saving money for some companies). For the sake of this article, I’ll focus on how to purchase mid-size trucks or vans to help with company transport, though buying a big rig follows roughly the same guidelines. Here’s how to buy a fleet of company vehicles (and negotiate a good price). 1. Start doing your homework and research. Find a dealership thatRead More

GPS Helps Track Earth’s Water Levels

Anna

A National Geographic article printed this morning tells a sobering tale of water that’s quickly disappearing from the West. Scientists have been tracking small movements in the Earth’s crust with the help of a GPS tracking system. Unintentionally, the GPS trackers have also been keeping tabs on the disappearing water that was once part of the tracked landscape. A Disappearing Act How much water is disappearing from the Earth? Scientists estimate that the water lost from streams, rivers, lakes and snowfall is around 240 billion metric tons. That’s a hard number to imagine, so put another way it’s roughly comparableRead More

What to Do When You Lose Sight of Your Child

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You never want to lose your child in a crowd, but it can happen. Even if your child simply wanders away, or loses that grip on your hand, not seeing your child for even a few minutes can cause a lot of panic. The best way to make sure that you can find your child quickly is to add a GPS tracking device to your child’s backpack or sew one into a piece of clothing. Although GPS trackers are the best way to keep tabs on a toddler, there are some things that you can do right away to find your child – keep theseRead More

GPS and Football: A Great Team

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This season, 15 college football teams are using GPS tracking technology to keep tabs on players. The GPS trackers will be attached to player uniforms, and the information that is recorded and sent back to coaches and medics will be priceless. Just like other major league teams, these college teams are realizing the difference that technology like GPS makes. The Details From looking at the GPS tracking details, coaches will be able to tell when players are slower and faster on the field. For example, a player might be faster at the beginning of a game, but that same player may start to slow downRead More

How to Keep Kids Safe Online

F Delventhal

Kids want social media accounts, smartphones, and total access to tablets and computers. As a parent, you have two options. The first is to allow your kids some of that freedom while keeping a very watchful eye over what’s happening. The second is to restrict any kind of Internet access – which could backfire because most kids will simply use a friend’s device. Let’s go with the first option here, and assume that your kids have a decent amount of access to the Internet world. How can you effectively protect your kids from lurkers, predators, and others that simply want to do harm online? After beingRead More

5 Reasons to Track Your Kids

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GPS tracking devices can be attached to a backpack, clipped to a bicycle, or placed inside of a piece of clothing, and when it comes to your kids, you can never be too careful. But, there’s some question about whether or not tracking kids is necessary, and when to track children. Just to give you some idea of how a GPS tracker can be used to keep tabs on your kids, we’ve come up with five different reasons for you to keep a closer eye on what your kids do. 1. Tracking kids with disabilities is a great way to let your child haveRead More

Calling All Cats!

Bernard Walker

It might not look like your cat does much, but your cat can wander pretty far away from home once you let it outside. In fact, cats love to cause mischief, chase things, kill things, and venture to strange places when given the freedom to roam. Wouldn’t it be fun if you could see where your cat goes? Well, if you live in the U.S., you can. The CatTracker Project The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences has partnered with Your Wildlife to create a cat GPS tracking program. If you head to the website, you will see the details of this program, butRead More

Things You Didn’t Know Your GPS Could Do

Jeff Gunn

That GPS in your car can do a lot more than you think it can! For some extra fun, we’ve rounded up some of the things that your GPS car tracker can do – even if you didn’t know it could. 1. Help you discover a new restaurant, coffee shop, or other interesting location: whether or not it’s food related, your GPS maps out small spots along the route you’re traveling. But, you don’t actually have to be traveling to use this feature. Just whip out your GPS in your own town, click on the attraction icon, and see what’s new (or old) inRead More

Top Senior Concerns: New Study

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The company VTech Communications just released some survey numbers about seniors that can give caregivers a better overall perspective about the lives the seniors lead, and what these people worry about the most. If you are taking care of a senior or just want to know more about senior life, here are the things that worry people over the age of 60.   Social life concerns: 41% of seniors polled worry that they are not as active as they should be, physically, and that they do not have as much of a social life as they want to have. It’s hard for seniors to findRead More