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Creating an Emergency Action Plan for Your Business: A Step-By-Step Guide

Creating an Emergency Action Plan for Your Business: A Step-By-Step Guide

An Emergency Action Plan (EAP) is absolutely essential for businesses of any size. An EAP is the best way to protect your employees from both natural disasters and man-made hazards, which could disrupt their work and pose a threat to their lives. With an EAP in place, you’ll be able to quickly and efficiently evacuate personnel, contact emergency authorities, report the incident, and make sure that all of your employees are present and accounted for after disaster has struck. But if you don’t have an EAP, the safety and well-being of your employees could be at risk. Wondering how to get started? In this article, we’ll provide you with a brief overview of the main steps you should take to prepare an Emergency Action Plan, and make sure that it’s implemented properly. 1. Consider All Hazards That Could Affect Your Business First things first, you need to consider all

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How to Best Use Text Messages for Real Estate Listings – Our Top Tips

How to Best Use Text Messages for Real Estate Listings – Our Top Tips

If you’re working in the world of real estate as a broker or agent, you may be wondering how you can take advantage of the latest advances in SMS text messaging, and use text messages to get more tours, close on deals, and boost your business. Using a service like DialMyCalls, you can easily send and receive text messages to clients and customers, ensuring that you stay in constant communication. SMS is a great way to market your services and communicate with customers due to its high open rate. 95% of people read SMS messages, and most people read SMS messages within just a few minutes of receiving one – making it a great method of real-time communication. But how can you maximize the effectiveness of text messages for real estate listings with DialMyCalls? Find out now, with this guide! 1. Keep Your Messages Brief, Clear and to the Point

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How Physical Therapists Can Improve Patient Satisfaction

How Physical Therapists Can Improve Patient Satisfaction

As a physical therapist, you’re responsible for helping a variety of different people recover from injuries, disabilities, and chronic diseases. Whether you’re working with a young athlete who has a dislocated shoulder, or helping with rehabilitation after a car accident, you’re doing valuable, important work. But how can you make sure that you deliver the best possible experience for your patients, and improve your patient satisfaction numbers? Many factors go into patient satisfaction – so this can often be quite difficult. So, in this article, we’ll break down just a few of the best methods physical therapists can use to foster a more positive environment, and keep patients happy. Let’s get started! 1. Make a Smooth, Friendly Patient Experience Your #1 Priority You need to focus on a truly positive, smooth end-to-end experience for your patients. From the first phone call they may to your office to schedule an appointment,

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How Labor Unions Can Increase Membership With Technology

How Labor Unions Can Increase Membership With Technology

Labor unions have been in a state of decline in America as of late. Since the heyday of the mid-1950s, participation in unions has dropped, wages have stagnated, and more workers than ever are not joining labor unions – even in states where they are allowed to do so. What’s the solution to this problem? Obviously, there are many issues that face unions, such as so-called “right-to-work” states and anti-union legislation – but these systemic issues are difficult for individual union leaders and organizers to deal with. One of the best, immediate, real-world ways that unions can boost membership and streamline their activities is by making use of modern technology such as blogging and social media. In this article, we’ll explore a few ways that labor unions can boost membership by using modern technology. 1. Reach Potential Members on Social Media One of the biggest issues related to union membership

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Top 8 Tips for Running a Successful Swim Meet

Top 8 Tips for Running a Successful Swim Meet

If you’re organizing a large, multi-day swim meet, such as an invitational or a swimming championship, you’ve got a lot to think about – and the process of running the meet can seem intimidating and difficult. But whether you’re an experienced swim meet organizer, or you’re just dipping your toes into the pool (so to speak), we’ve put together a number of tips that can help you ensure your swim meet runs successfully, and goes off without a hitch. Read on, and learn more. 1. Choose the Right Pool First things first, you’ll need to make sure that you choose the right pool for your event. If you’re part of a swim club or an organization that has its own pool – such as a YMCA or a high school – this will usually be your own pool. This is the most simple and cost-effective option, unless you’re hosting a

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Top 5 Food Truck SMS Marketing Tips and FAQ

Top 5 Food Truck SMS Marketing Tips and FAQ

Running a food truck business can be a rewarding opportunity to show off your food making skills, as long as you can get customers to your truck. This type of “on the move” business puts you at a slight disadvantage against the typical eatery since a loyal fan may not always know where to find you. You could invest in a megaphone, neon lights or even a bat signal to stand out where you’re parked, or you could take the easy route and market your business through text messages. SMS marketing is an easy and cost effective way of keeping in contact with your loyal customers. The concept is simple, they “opt in” to your service by giving you their cell phone number – just offer a free drink in exchange for those digits and you’ll be amazed at how many oblige – then you are permitted to send

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How Property Managers Can Use 2-Way Texting

How Property Managers Can Use 2-Way Texting

As a property manager, it can be difficult to stay on top of all the tasks that you must do on a day-to-day basis. From interviewing new residents and prospective tenants, to putting in maintenance orders, processing checks and payments, and answering phone calls, it may seem like there is never enough time in the day to do everything. One of the most powerful tools that you can use to help streamline the property management process is 2-way text messaging from DialMyCalls. With DialMyCalls, you can set up your very own long-code SMS vanity number for your company, and send and receive text messages using both a mobile app and a desktop application. 2-way texting with DialMyCalls allows you to streamline communications with current and prospective tenants, and can be used for a variety of tasks. Let’s take a look at some of these now. 1. Scheduling Viewings for

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Phone Tree Templates and Overview

Phone Tree Templates and Overview

Any organization that has more than two members needs a way to relay information effectively. Emergencies and last minute cancellations will at some point affect any organization’s plans or activities. In order to get that message across to all members, many of these groups are still relying on the outdated method of printing and filling out a phone tree template. How to Use Phone Tree Templates A calling tree works like a pyramid and we have included several phone tree templates as examples. The top person will be the one leading the group and therefore the most likely to receive emergent information. He or she will then call three or four people and relay the news. They in turn will call three or four people and the routine continues like this until everyone is informed. While it may sound good in theory, there are too many variables to make

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How to Decrease Your Marketing Budget (Without Hurting Your Business)

How to Decrease Your Marketing Budget (Without Hurting Your Business)

Running a small business can be tough. You need to make sure that you can market your products and services effectively – but you’ll often be on a very tight budget, especially when it comes to advertising and marketing. You need to cut costs so that you can focus on other aspects of your business – but you don’t want to hurt your business, or bring in fewer customers. What should you do? Follow this guide, of course! There are a few simple ways that you can lower your marketing budget without hurting your business, and we’ll discuss our favorite techniques now. 1. Start by Analyzing All of Your Marketing Channels You can’t know what to cut without knowing how each marketing channel is performing – so your first step should be to analyze each of your marketing channels to assess how effective they are. Take a look at

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The Best Ways Vacation Rental Managers Can Improve Guest Satisfaction

The Best Ways Vacation Rental Managers Can Improve Guest Satisfaction

Whether you manage a large portfolio of rental properties, or you own one or two vacation homes that you rent out via a service like Airbnb, you may be wondering how you can improve the guest experience at your vacation rental(s). Guest satisfaction is key for high-quality reviews, and for spreading the word about your rentals via word-of-mouth. Obviously, your goal should be to keep your guests as happy and satisfied as possible. But how can you improve guest satisfaction at your rentals? Here is a quick guide with a few tips that are sure to be useful. 1. Start With the Basics, and Give Them as Much Information About the Area (and the Rental) as Possible Start by putting yourself in the shoes of your guest. They walk into your rental after a long flight or road trip. What’s the first thing they want to do? They probably want

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