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How should you pay for a car? In the past, many drivers bought their car using their own cash or used a loan from a bank. Now, though, motorists are increasingly turning to car leasing and contract plan deals when buying a new car. Indeed, the Finance and Leasing Association recently revealed that three quarters of the 699,052 new cars bought in the 12 months to the end of March 2013 had repayment plans sold by dealerships. If you’re considering buying a car using finance you have a number of choices. So, we’ve put together this...

In the current economic climate, many people are trying to either reduce or at very least maintain their household expenditure. At the same time, you, like many others, are probably trying to keep as fit and healthy as possible. For many, just going on a diet is not enough. There is a great appeal for working out at a gym to help lose weight and keep trim. The problem is that joining a gym is not cheap. Not only do you have a significant joining fee, even if there is a special offer to reduce the costs, you will have monthly outgoings...

Online investing has become the most popular mode of investing today. What used to entail quite a bit of effort has now become as easy as a click on a keyboard. Years ago, buying or selling on the stock market required a visit to a broker who would manually write out the order, pass it on to his “runner” who would then dash over to the stock market to place the trade. Even more recently, trading entailed at the very least the need to place a phone call to a broker who would then ‘call it in’ to the trading floor. Along came high...

Businesses rely on communication in the 21st Century in order to be a success, so if you have a telephone system that is unable to cope with your demand, then you are going to struggle to make a profit as your rivals will be taking advantage of your situation by taking on board your customers – a lose-lose situation for you. Now if you have any ambitions of making it in the world of business then you will know that this is completely unacceptable, so in order to combat this you are going to need a system that can help you to thrive...

In this fast paced, digital world, it’s easy to forget that marketing doesn’t always have to be done via the World Wide Web. It’s easy to forget that face-to-face contact was here first and will always trump digital promotion. It might be easy to forget, but it’s surely a crime. There’s no excuse for ignoring direct marketing – digital methods may very well be encroaching on the techniques of small businesses but they’re not the whole picture. There are some fantastic off-line ways to promote a business. Most are fairly...

Research shows that sales are not generated with offers, discounts or prices alone, but people choose to buy a product or service when they make an emotional connection. What better way to make a personal connection with the product or service than to tell a story. No wonder, good sales people we meet are good story tellers too. Here are a few story-telling tips that will help your business prosper. Message: You know your sales material but to sell you must have a message that does not come across as generic. Your customers won’t like...

Editor’s Note: Guest Author Himanshu Madhan is a technology enthusiast interested in analysing and reporting about different technologies. Today Advertisement is an essential tool to increase productivity of our business, for this we usually try different tactics from time to time, one such is great promotional giveaway, which can help you in brainstorming different...

Often in life, you come at such point when you wish to put up your own words and come out in front of the whole world, almost every second person wants the same, but sometimes it would not be possible to bring it in front of all, I am sure you know how to write, but does your words fascinate the publishers out there. I guess NO, for them, the one and foremost priority is only one thing at first – the content.  Publishers often wants to see how better the content is, and well, even if you have good content with you, still the same publisher...

Seeing other products and saying that it is priced hugely high but what if it sounds like: you have to do pricing for your own product – the more difficult task to chase upon, but yet you have to figure out. We can’t define without thinking in all manners that if I price high, then how much of actual consumer will buy the product? And if I value the product lower,...