Posted on: May 22, 2018 Posted by: Colin Child Comments: 3

9 Realistic Marketing Techniques for Gift Cards Online

Gift cards online are an effective way to drive sales and attract more customers. It encourages return visits to the e-retail site, and thus is one of the most important tools to leverage a business that has its presence on the internet. Marketing a gift voucher is best achieved during a peak season and holidays, such as Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, etc. We find several gift shops on the internet using the tactic of gift cards to tap new and old customers.  So what is a Gift Card?A gift card is simply a prepaid stoned-value money card issued by the retailer. The same can be utilized as alternative to cash payment for any goods or services purchased from the specific retailer or related business. It has been found that customers prefer gifting a gift coupon to others rather than hard cash or an item. Several shopping sites such as Amazon, Flipkart and similar competitors have also introduced the system of gift vouchers, today. Gift cards online come in two basic formats:  Electronic Gift Card Number : An electronic gift certificate can be printed out repeatedly. It does not cost the merchant anything to produce it. The gift certificate can be emailed to the buyer, instantly. Online sellers usually use electronic version of the card, and physical cards is a choice depending on marketing goals, capital, and other considerations by the business. Physical Payment Card : Physical gift certificate are shipped to the buyers, just like any physical item bought. There would be some cost incurred to print, die-cut and prepare the physical gift certificate. However, these are more substantial and can be circulated in an envelope and easily marketed through offline channels.  A fine example of using a gift card: Suppose Arjun’s friend, Nirav, is a businessman. Nirav has to…

Posted on: October 28, 2017 Posted by: Colin Child Comments: 1

Employment Background Verification – Call for the Day

Employment background verification has become common in companies these days. There is not any doubt that it is too fundamental as well as an important practice for a company to ensure that they are selecting the right individual. In the past, many companies had to face cheating and fraud by their employees. It is not enough, but many cases i.e., thefts, criminal activities even terrorism had also seen as the result of negligence in conducting employee background verification. Not only it is important for employers, but it is also very crucial for an employee to know about the background and current standing of the company he is joining.Employment background screening is crucial for several reasons. Candidates may present false information in their resume to hide earlier employment issues, and also duration of imprisonment that they evidently do not want to disclose while applying for a new job. You are not only legally bound but it is also your moral responsibility to ensure as much as possible that your employees are not hurt through your hiring of an unsuited applicant. Your employee screening process should find out any forged dates of employment given, any overstatement of designations or responsibilities held and the likelihood of made up employers being mentioned. Why do applicants opt for such practices? Why do some of them feel it is important to present made up information in their resume? In fact, it is a common practice, and there have been few well-known cases highlighted by the media. We should understand the reasons why job applicants do this. A general reason for providing the wrong duration of employment with certain organizations is to cover up dismissal for unacceptable behavior, theft or violence to other colleagues. Any of these could present an apt reason for concluding an employer responsible…

Posted on: October 26, 2017 Posted by: admin Comments: 4

Which are the Popular Flowers by Seasons in India for Gifting Purpose?

India is a land of rich cultural heritage, but apart from that, it prides in different types of floras and faunas. The country has several forests and green reserves. People often utilize flowers to celebrate events, festivals, and special days. Floral arrangements are usually preferred in grand celebrations at workplace and home, flowers mark an indispensable presence during Baisakhi in Punjab region of India and Pakistan. Similarly, In other parts of world like Europe and America people use floral bouquets for birthdays and other occasions. Baisakhi festival in Punjab Flowers can be chosen by occasions, types, colors and fragrances. A fresh bouquet of fragrant flowers is sure to impress others. Thus, if someone is having a rough day, a bouquet of flowers will lift their spirits and bring a smile to them. Since both the north and south of India has vast flower plantations, people from these areas have found a multi-purpose use of floral arrangements in their daily life.     Significance of Flowers and Gifts in Celebrations Held   In the Southern India, flowers are used for worship and weddings, and if someone is looking for flower delivery in Chennai or any other state or city in the south of India, they have nothing to worry about, because several florists line up local flowers shops every day. But, as online shopping has increased, many prefer ordering flowers from online florists as well. One can find different types of flowers on the internet from reliable florists and even send gifts and flowers in the country and abroad through such outlets. Flowers arrangement for Onam Festival in Kerala People even prefer to shop for gifts such as soft toys, chocolates, sweets, cakes on the internet today. After flowers, the second-most preferred gifts are cakes, that are available in variety of flavors…

Posted on: September 8, 2017 Posted by: Colin Child Comments: 1

Best Way to Celebrate Your Best Friend’s Birthday Who Lives Bangalore

Situated in the state of Karnataka, the beautiful city Bangalore aka Bengaluru is one of the major metropolis of India. Bangalore is also one of the leading cities in terms of IT, giving it the name “Silicon Valley of India”. The people of this city are as smart and beautiful as this city. Your best friend is the only person with whom you have shared a lot of special memories. He has always been their when you need him, in your good times as well as in your bad times.If your best friend resides in this beautiful city or building his career here and it is his birthday, you can still be with them on this special day. Being a best friend, it is solely your duty to make the occasion special.All you need to do is send gifts and flowers on this special day. There are a lot of things you can do to make this day remarkable one. You can send him a customized photo cake of his favorite flavor along with a beautiful bouquet of assorted flowers and a greeting card stating that how much you miss him and how badly you wanted to be with him on this special day.  You can also send him a customized Mug with his photo imprinted on it along with premium chocolate hampers. Every morning will remind him of you whenever he uses this cup for coffee or tea. He will feel special and loved the moment he receives those beautiful flowers and cake from you. This will make him feel that you are present with him on this special day. This will make their birthday even more special and unforgettable one making the bond between you even more stronger.  Cake shops in Bangalore famous for their different types of favorite flowers. Due to…

Posted on: July 5, 2017 Posted by: Colin Child Comments: 7

Raksha Bandhan(Rakhi): The Festival of Bond and Strength

Saga of Raksha Bandhan(Rakhi) One of the most celebrated festival in India Raksha Bandhan also known as “Rakhi” falls in the month of August. Rakhi defines the bond between a brother and sister, which is one of the most special bond of nature. According to Mahabharata “Draupadi- wife of Pandavas” tied a piece of her cloth on the wounded hands of Lord Krishna, and in return Lord Krishna Later protected Draupadi from Kauravas by supernaturally providing her with Sari of infinite length, when the Kauravas were trying to disrobe her. From then till now this act is being practiced all over India which shows the love between brother and sister.  In this Sister ties “Rakhi- thread of strength” on the wrist of her brother which is followed by exchanging sweets and gifts to each other. By tying Rakhi she prays for the long life of her brother and lets him know that he is the most precious person in her life.  The brother then promises to be with her in every ups and downs in life and protect her from every evil and obstacle. Last year it was celebrated on 18th of August(Thursday), while this year we will celebrate it on 7th of August, below is the date and day: This year it is celebrated on: Monday, 7 August 2017 Next year it will be celebrated on: Sunday, 26 August 2018 Send Rakhi Gifts and Make the Event Unforgettable  This Rakhi you can add a lot of Joy and Luxury to this festival, and that too at reasonable prices. You don’t need to spend extra bucks to shower blessings on this Rakhi. Whether you are miles apart or next door, you can send exclusive Rakhis, gifts and flowers to your brothers and sisters, while sitting at home through online gift portal.  Along…

Posted on: November 12, 2016 Posted by: Colin Child Comments: 0

Cashless Business Transaction and its Future for Online Ordering/ Booking Business

                                                                                                                 Pic credit : wikimedia.orgAs everything has become online and things get carried out on net platform the aeon of paper business has passed out and everything is cashless. Pen and paper work have lost their charm and significance but, yes paper work is a more reliable system for carrying out transaction. The arrival of era of cashless transactions have given rise to crimes such as unethical hacking, loss of our secrecy, forfeiture of all our important security information related to our account and so on. Still, many folks around the world do not prefer to carry cash with themselves for carrying out general transactions instead they carry cards.  Any field we delve into apart from table-booking everywhere cashless transaction is an emerging trend when we are travelling via metro or we order food online from home from a near by restaurant. Types Of Cards Used To Carry Out Cashless Transactions:                                                           Pic credit : publicdomainpictures.net Debit Cards(Quite Similar To Atm Cards). Credit Card(Type Of Loan). Atm Card. Smart Card Used In Metro. Travel Card Coupon Or Discount Card. American Express/Visa/Mastercard. E-Banking. E-Health Care Systems. And Transaction Digital Wallets And The List Is Unending.  What are the Reasons for Failure of Cashless Transactions?  As per research and recent news the penetration of cashless transactions in India is approximately 11%. Research data reveals that the main reasons for using cashless transactions and its failure are: Lack of Awareness among the common man. The seller or merchant might not be accepting card. Not everyone (especially the Rural India) is aware of the technological advancements (i.e. how to carry out e-payments, how to use ATM cards…

Posted on: January 30, 2016 Posted by: Colin Child Comments: 1

Worker Compensation Columbus – What You Need to Know?

  img credit :shutterstock.com Worker compensation is a wage replacement system. It is designed to give to the injured worker loss wages when he/she is unable to earn average weekly wages. If somebody get injured on a job then first thing he/she need do is to notify their employer and by law that employer is required to call out insurance company that injury has occurred on a job. From then onward worker starts receiving medicare facility and also compensation of temporary disability benefits. After that worker gets evaluated by doctor about what level of disability he may have as a result of those injuries. How compensation paid? 1. Before date of incident (DOI) worker gets maximum allowable weekly wages but after DOI worker starts getting TTD. 2. TTD stops when person declare P&S and employee return to work with their normal wages. 3. If there is no permanent disability then employer will receive no further payments. 4. If employee could not return to work and found to be permanent total disability then he will receive payment for rest of his life at temporary payment disability rate. 5. If permanent disability is less than employee starts receiving partial disability payment which is less than TTD. These payments end after sometime whether or not employee return to job or not. PD payment depends upon the rating of employee. 1% rating – 3 weeks 69% rating -424 weeks So, workers with higher rating (70% to 99%) get Life insurance payment facility till death. Different area of workers compensation:- 1. Temporary disability – It means replacing your salary while you coming out from your injuries. 2. Medical care – It is necessary to improve workers injury. 3. Permanent disability benefits – This is design to compensate worker for whatever losses and disability workers have…

Posted on: January 22, 2016 Posted by: Colin Child Comments: 0

The role of commercial general contractor- in a construction Project

Contractor is one who bid on the job; they have project level privileges only. A commercial general contractor brings experience and expertise to any project he is working on. They hire and oversee the subcontractors and really take over stress and headache out of making your dream a reality. A commercial general contractor need not to be present onsite always because if a general contractor is onsite always then it means it is the only project he is working. Generally a general contractor usually has three or four project going out at the same time but he should show up every day to make sure that everything is on track just for quality control.  Responsibility of general contractor:   Responsibility of a general contractor includes three key areas : 1. Liabilities responsibility of a project. 2. Coordination of the trade, individuals, allocation of resources to actually get work done. 3. Expertise in handling the problems that may arise while the project is in progress. A commercial general contractor not only responsible for execution of the design but they are responsible for creation of the design by taking their client vision and putting them on paper such that construction team can actually execute on it. Contractor has to build trust with client so that be must have a goodwill in his industries. Suppose your company vive one year warranty but somehow a client complaints that just after one day of warranty period something is not functioning then being a good contractor you must listen to them because they are the one who provides referral to your company. A general contractor must not run his business without a plan because when you fail to plan,you plan to fail. You have to have a plan. Solid companies don’t rely on luck. General Contractor must…

Posted on: October 10, 2015 Posted by: Colin Child Comments: 2

Benefits of Selecting a Commercial Construction Contractor

Based on the statics and other information from different media and other sources, we can say that a significant number of houses and properties get damaged every year due to many natural disasters like storm, flood, tornado, etc. However, most of you will agree with me that some of the constructions remain undamaged even after disasters. The reason is its strong concrete and scientific construction. A professional construction contractor always ensures a very good construction work that lasts long. No bad weather condition can damage it. If you have decided for a commercial construction, you should hire a commercial contractor. A commercial construction contractor ensures you a professional work.  He takes care about safety and durability of your commercial building. As the consequence of it, you can easily combat with the natural disastrous. You can overcome the risks of monetary loss. A commercial construction contractor can ensure you a strong and well-planned commercial hub that looks modern, stylish and visually appealing. You can easily attract your customers with a modern and attractive-looking commercial construction. Given below are the many benefits of selecting a commercial construction contractor Strong and stylish business centers  A commercial construction contractor can ensure you a cutting-edge construction that looks good and attractive. It helps you easily arrest the attention of the customers. At time of building a structure he takes utmost care and follows all scientific rules and guidelines associated with commercial building. It makes it very strong so that no natural disaster can collapse it easily. Well planned construction A well planned construction always reduces cost and gives you ample space for arranging and showcasing your goods and products. Other companies show their interests for getting accommodation. Consequently, you can give some spaces and modules for rent to the other businesses.  The scope of earning…

Posted on: September 29, 2015 Posted by: Colin Child Comments: 1

All About Construction Industry- Residential and Commercial Construction

Construction means building something on large scale, it usually different from manufacturing, because in manufacturing, we build same products every time while in construction every time we need to new plan, new design, new budget estimates.  Generally we use “Construction” word for the process of building or creating infrastructure or facility.  Construction industry plays a major role in overall development of society.  Because this sector and activities come under it are considered to be one of the vital source of economic growth and development. Construction sector helps in economic uplift and development of the country.  It generates so many jobs for skilled worker, semi skilled, and unskilled persons.  So it plays key role in generating income in formal and informal sector. Mainly there are two types of construction: Residential Construction:- Residential construction involves construction of flats, residential buildings, villas etc.  Residential projects are much lower level projects in term of size and budget than general commercial construction projects. Individual contractors can work alone or work with two or three other member on these projects.  If there is any special service required in construction they usually hire another service man with certain skills like such as a mason or a heavy equipment operator. Commercial Construction: – Commercial construction projects are much larger than residential projects. Commercial construction includes construction of shopping malls, roads, railways, ports, urban systems, schools, hospitals etc. Commercial construction requires larger and expensive construction equipment, so simple or individual contractors cannot bear the expense of these equipment and much skilled works.  Commercial construction companies have full range of commercial equipment, skilled labors as well as no limitation on budget. These companies have full plan and design about every situation each situation. They can easily handle all types’ uncertainty problems in big projects with vast resources. These companies take…