Posted by timothyharvard
on Jan 25, 2017 in Automotive
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There are plenty of hucksters out there. Dealers who will be out to get you for as much as they can. And they seem to be lurking at every corner, at every turn. That’s how most people feel when they negotiate with a dealer. However, there are honest dealers out there who can make the buying experience a whole lot easier. Here’s how to find out if your International Truck dealer in Texas is one of them: ‘Too good to be true’ deals If the dealer gives you a monthly rate that seems too good to be true or a deal that seems to beat all the deals in the history of deals, then be wary, says Road and Track. If that deal seems too good to be true, then it’s probably got giant loopholes somewhere. Stay away from dealers like this. Aggressive, pushy behavior An honest International Truck dealer in Texas won’t try to push you into buying a particular truck with complete disregard for what you and your business needs. So if you think your dealer is a bit too aggressive and seems to be forcing you to commit to the sale, don’t be swayed. Be firm about saying no then walk away. Too friendly On the other hand, if the dealer seems too friendly with you, take control of the conversation. Be professional. Show the dealer that you would prefer some distance. If the dealer doesn’t take the hint, though, you might need to find another one. Lack of knowledge Dealers don’t have to know everything about the trucks they sell. If they have a huge inventory, then it’s going to be impossible for them to know every little thing about the models they have on offer. But if the dealer can’t seem to provide you with any of the details or information you need or...
Posted by timothyharvard
on Jan 24, 2017 in Electrician
| Comments Off on The Benefits of Modern Printed Circuit Board Design
Not long ago, printed circuit board design was simple and uncomplicated. It consisted of wooden boards with wires soldered to make connections. They worked well for the old fashion radios and phonographs of the early 20th Century. However, PCBs grew and evolved and have integrated themselves into modern computerized technology. But is PCB the right choice for the 21st Century? Let’s explore some of the many benefits. Fixed Components When you have all the components of a circuit on one little board or wafer, it is very convenient. In fact, all of the hard work of running wires and connecting a number of components is already taken care of for you. Here are some additional PCB benefits to consider: Trouble Free With printed circuit board design and construction, you have some of the most dependable circuits you can buy. Since all the components are secured in place, there is virtually no chance of connections or terminals becoming loose and causing faults or short circuits. In fact, most PCBs have been carefully designed and prototyped to eliminate most of the common problems which can develop. Labor Saving When you buy pre-manufactured PCBs, you can greatly reduce your workforce. Think of the man hours you save when you are not paying people to assemble and manufacture your PCBs. In addition, you don’t need to pay someone to inspect the PCBs because this has already been done. This kind of savings can greatly increase company efficiency as well as profits. Cost Effective Printed circuit board design is perfect for mass production. Plus, new products are becoming smaller, more flexible and easy to work with. This can lower your costs to customers. Lower costs can help you stay ahead of the competition and win a bigger share of your market, so the future could be very bright with PCB design technology. Be the...
Posted by timothyharvard
on Jan 9, 2017 in web design
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How long as your business website been online? Have you made any changes to the original site or is it still the same old layout you started with years ago? If you answered these questions is that it is has been up for more than a few years without an upgrade, your site is outdated. Hire Professionals for Updates For most Asheville businesses, hiring a WordPress website design company is a simple solution to the problem. These professionals work with WordPress all the time, so they are very familiar with how to make modifications in the layout and the theme of the site to give it a brand new look. Old and outdated WordPress sites are not just lacking the look of a new, fresh, vibrant site, but they may actually be incompatible with new devices, resulting in high bounce rates and a decrease in income from the site. Even with a good online business, this will eventually have an impact, particularly if other companies are using a WordPress website design that is compatible. More Business – Less Blog The original WordPress website design was really geared towards blogging. While there still are templates that are more likely to appeal to bloggers, there are also some amazing ecommerce and multi-purpose themes that are ideal for display on any type of device. To create the very unique features and themes, working with a website design company will save you time and money. While it is possible to do the modifications yourself to complete the customization, it is not easy and it does take time to learn as well as the need to upgrade to the premium themes. If your Asheville business has an older version of a WordPress website, it is worth your while to talk to a website design company and look at the new trends available. Be the...
Posted by timothyharvard
on Jan 9, 2017 in Agriculture and Forestry
| Comments Off on The Kubota Excavator: Basic Features
Since the early 1970s, Kubota has been manufacturing tractors as part of the Kubota Tractor Corporation. It produces many of its agricultural and now construction line of products in the United States to meet the growing market demand. The kubota excavator is a popular product in their increasingly versatile expanded product line. It has achieved favor among the landscapers and construction workers in Lynden WA. Basic Features Kubota mini excavators currently offer two model series. These are the KX and the U. The former are distinguished by their conventional or standard tail swing; the latter features a zero tail swing arrangement. They both, however, display the features that are common to Kubota min excavators. They are: Maneuverable: With a variable width undercarriage, these machines can easily adjust to fit through narrow doorways and/or gates and between obstacles Variable Speed: The two speeds of the Kubota excavator allow the excavator to work more slowly around obstacles and the high-sped function speed allows the operator to zip around or between sites when you do not want to load it on a trailer. The current high speed pedal puts increase their capability beyond that of other similar mini excavators Engine: Clean running, low vibration and with solid performing horsepower The Kubota Excavator: Environmentally Friendly and Safety Minded Since 2010, with its adoption of the slogan “For Earth, For Life,” Kubota has dedicated its production capabilities to the manufacture of more environmentally friendly items. Their excavators are a case in point. They fall under EPA guidelines for fuel emissions and efficiency being clean running and conforming to Tier IV emissions standards. They Kubota excavator is durable. It is also safe. The rollover protective structure (ROPS) is a device made to protect the operators. Combining safety with environmental concerns is just one reason why, in Lynden, workers have come to understand how this company’s...
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on Jan 4, 2017 in Consulting
| Comments Off on Should You Consider Fiscal Sponsorship As A Nonprofit In Minnesota?
There are many different situations where there is a cause that needs immediate support and attention but no charity or organization that is currently filling this need. In this situation, it may be possible to consider fiscal sponsorship from a nonprofit in Minnesota to address the need in a quick and effective way. As the nonprofit with 501(c)(3) status and a tax exemption, it is possible to collect donations and to provide administrative oversight for the cause. Often the group that is actually responding to the need is in the process of becoming a recognized nonprofit and is going through the stages of forming a board and filing the necessary documentation. This process, as you know, can take months to complete. By using your nonprofit as the fiscal sponsor, the charitable organization taking on the project can solicit donations that are then handled by your organization and under your administrative practices. Since you are approved as a nonprofit, the administrative management and oversight provided will be in full compliance with your organization bylaws and the laws of the state of Minnesota. At the same time, the charitable group will be able to carry on with their work while staying in full compliance and taking advantage, legally, of your 501(c)(3) tax exemption status. How it Benefits Your Nonprofit It is legal and commonplace when there is fiscal sponsorship from a nonprofit for the charitable project or group to pay a specific amount for the administrative and oversight services. This is often a percentage of the funds that are managed through the relationship. Keep in mind as the fiscal sponsor you are still responsible for the distribution of the donations as per your Articles of Incorporation and bylaws. Typically, in Minnesota, the sponsor organization and the charity or group will have a written agreement that outlines the responsibilities of the sponsor...