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    Top Elements Customers Really Value

    There’s no questioning that customers want value when they do business with you. It’s the reason concepts like customer value management and customer experience management exist, but these topics are so broad it can sometimes be difficult to pinpoint which elements are the most important from a customer point of view. Today, we’ll be taking a closer look at figuring out what your customers really want so that you can start devising ways to deliver. There are numerous “elements of value,” but the following are some of the most important you’ll need to pay attention to. Understanding Elements of Value Before you can dive into what customers want, you’ll have…

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    Best Cars for Weekend Warriors

    If you live for adventure, then you need a vehicle that suits your lifestyle. Weekend warriors, from the kayaker to the mountain climber and everything in-between, often find themselves heading out into the great unknown the minute their 9-5 Monday through Friday work week ends. When the adventure begins, these are the best cars to see you through your journey. Jeep Wrangler No weekend warrior car list is complete without the almighty Jeep Wrangler. Their off-road capabilities are superb and a major marketing point of the model, but the newest iterations come complete with much needed upgrades for the outdoor enthusiast. Sizes are larger now, allowing for more cargo and…

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    Tesla Dominates and Infiniti Crumbles in Customer Satisfaction Survey

    For many, Consumer Reports is the best indicator of what brands customers enjoy the most. This is especially true for car manufacturers whose category comes down to the simple question, “would you buy your exact car again?”  The more consumers answer yes to that question, the higher brands rank on the customer satisfaction chart. This year, Tesla dominated the survey with a number one ranking. They even managed to beat out Lincoln, a heavyweight champion in this arena. Here’s the breakdown.  Earning the Rank There are various categories that manufacturers aim to rank in within Consumer Reports, ranging from reliability to customer satisfaction. It’s uncommon for a brand to rank…

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    Winning Strategies In Negotiating Pay And Benefits

    Everyone wants to be compensated well. There’s little point to working, after all, if you aren’t going to be paid for your efforts.  Unfortunately, though, getting paid what you’re worth is easier said than done, as there’s a fair amount of negotiation that typically goes into the process. You’ll need to sharpen your strategies if you want to score a job offer with the best possible pay and benefits. These tips will help you refine your approach and negotiate the best deals for yourself in the future. Make Sure The Job Is Worth It You don’t want to spend the effort negotiating a great salary only to find yourself trying…

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    How A DUI Will Affect A Child Custody Case

    It’s no secret that a drunk driving charge is a serious thing to contend with, as any repeat DUI lawyer will tell you. Can its effects reach as far as a child custody case, though? The short answer is “yes,” but there are some nuances that are worth mentioning, so read on to see exactly how a DUI might come into play during a custody hearing. The Rippling Effects Of DUIs The immediate consequences of a DUI are ones that most already know — hefty fines, potential jail time, suspension of your license. What many don’t realize, though, is that it can have an impact on other areas of your…

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    Life Insurance Sales Up During The Pandemic

    The Coronavirus pandemic has introduced us to many surprises. Perhaps most shocking is the fact that the perceived need for a life insurance policy has gone up. As CNBC recently reported, the pandemic has made for a surge in “panic buying” of policies, even though sales had been on the decline for many years. Today, we’ll be taking a look at this recent trend, and trying to get to the bottom of what’s driving these latest consumer actions and what the current numbers are signalling for the future of life insurance policies across the country. A Life Insurance Rebound Despite life insurance ownership being down to fifty percent of the…

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    Job Searching Tips During A Pandemic

    There’s no question that the pandemic has thrown more than a few peoples’ employment situations for a loop.  Some lost their jobs because Coronavirus lockdowns wrecked the livelihood of their industry, while others may have seen their gigs vanish in situations more akin to a wrongful termination, says according to the employment lawyers over at the Law Offices of Omid Nosrati.  Regardless of the exact cause, though, the fact remains that there are plenty who are out of work and searching for new jobs. With that in mind, we’ve prepared some tips that should help job-seekers navigate an unfamiliar employment landscape in the midst of the pandemic. Tighten Up Your…

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    Best Ways To Save On Fuel

    You might think that you need to switch to riding a motorcycle or buy only the cheapest gas available to cut your fuel costs, but these aren’t the only methods you can use to save a significant amount of cash. Here are some additional strategies you’ll want to consider employing to squeeze out every ounce of mileage possible. Proper Maintenance Believe it or not, the condition of your vehicle can have a direct effect on how efficiently it uses fuel. More specifically, your tire pressure, engine, filters, and even the type of motor oil you use can make a difference. You’ll want to make sure you’re keeping your tires inflated…

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    Lyft v. Uber Comparison

    Ridesharing services are all the rage in the modern day. While it’s true that the Coronavirus pandemic has put them in something of a precarious position, the fact remains that pre-pandemic, these services were booming in a big way, and the idea of ridesharing is one that’s likely to last well into the future. With that in mind, many wonder which of the “big two” ride hailing services comes out on top. While Lyft and Uber might seem indistinguishable in their offerings on the surface, a more careful examination reveals that there are significant differences between them. Pricing & Charges Both services will provide you with a small account credit…

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    Choosing between a manual and an automatic transmission car

    Automatic transmissions are all the rage in America, but did you know that manual remains more popular in the UK? While it may be a matter of preference or habit for some, there are benefits to both options that drivers enjoy. If you’re torn on the matter, here’s how to choose between a manual or an automatic transmission.  Benefits of Manual The main benefit to a manual transmission is that you have more control over the vehicle. You’re in charge of shifting, giving yourself a boost when going uphill, and have an extra level of focus during your drives.  Manual vehicles tend to be less expensive than their automatic counterparts,…