The Advantage of Wireless and Cellular in Apartment Security

October 2nd, 2013 10:11 pm

There are a variety of wireless and cellular home security system providers that offer monthly services without a contact. Wireless systems can be a helpful security alternative for those who live in an apartment because the system can easily be moved when the lease is up and the renter decides to move. The system can be taken with you and as long as the service is available at your new residence, you can continue to have security and protection.

Wireless and cellular home security systems are also an option for those who are moving from a house to an apartment. If your house had a security system that you can take with you and you decide you want to maintain a security system with a different plan, some systems are compatible with other services. Home security systems for apartments feature easy to follow setup and control panels with easy read button controls. Some wireless systems feature digital control panels and keypads.

Home security systems for apartments offer the same benefits consumers enjoy who live in a house and have security protection. Some wireless systems offer cellular monitoring, yet cellular monitoring itself is another option. Security systems for apartments are made by name brand companies, give renters the option to install the system themselves and offer portability; meaning you can take the system with you when you move. The companies that offer these services also provide customer support. This may include lending support during the installation process or answering any questions or concerns about the unit at any time.

International Business Tips

June 11th, 2013 10:40 pm

1.  Hold up a mirror to your successful domestic business.  More than likely, your success at home stems from the fact that you have done a good job getting and keeping your domestic ducks in a row.  People know where to find you, like your product or service, buy it repeatedly, tell others about it and find you a joy to do business with.

 

Now it’s time to take that same business model and tap into one new foreign market that broadens your customer base.  Start small, approaching a foreign market that’s easy to enter (one where the natives speak your language). After you succeed there, take on more foreign business, one market at a time. Eventually, you’ll achieve the same level of success as your local business.

 

2.  Stretch your people.  Most of us realize that people make a business successful, not the other way around.  Yet not all employees know how to expand a business internationally.  Maybe even you — the founder, president or CEO — don’t know anything about this new avenue of growth.   Begin by adapting the skills, interests and resources you’ve already been using to build your local business.  Soon, you’ll develop an organizational culture of shared values and assumptions that will guide behavior in taking your business global.

 

In the hiring process at our company, we always look for someone who has a can-do spirit, great salesmanship qualities, persistence, an interest in international matters, bi- or multilingual language capabilities, cultural empathy, good writing and speaking abilities, and a habit of paying attention to detail.  Everyone on board must learn to coordinate his or her activities to ensure the smooth flow of the overall international operation.

 

3.  Get yourself and your business on every imaginable online platform.  How else will cross-border customers find you?  If you are still thinking about whether your business should launch a blog or be on Twitter, forget the notion of taking your business global.  You are too myopic!  You need to position yourself on relevant networks and beef up your communication efforts.  So for all you aspiring global enthusiasts, pony up the nominal fee to set up a regular website, start a blog, and get on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.  Use effective marketing to get noticed.  The more online platforms you use, the better your chances of being discovered.  When a customer bites, test out your price, see what reaction you get and then negotiate from there.