I had been renting the same house for nearly 15 years when I decided that it was time for me to find a new place to live. The crime around […]» Read more
We grew to the point of having a satellite office. Then we expanded again to have another office and production center. Getting everyone on the same page required repeated meetings […]» Read more
I am used to hot environments. I have worked in restaurants most of my life, and the kitchen can get overwhelmingly hot in some of them, regardless of fans or air conditioners. That is why I wasn’t too bothered when the air conditioner in our apartment went on the blink. However, my wife was very concerned about it. We are responsible for the repairs to anything like that as part of our rental agreement, so I told her to hire someone who can do HVAC repair in NYC. I know that for people who are not used to hot environments, a broken air conditioner can be brutal. I didn’t want her to suffer, so she looked online to find a company that could help her get it working again.
I was just hoping that it was going to be a simple repair. If we needed to invest in a new one, plus the installation costs involved, I knew that we were talking a lot of overtime in my future. I would do that for her, but I’d much rather pay a lower bill and spend my free time with her in our air conditioned apartment.
She was able to get an HVAC tech out there that day. When he started testing different things, it did not take him long to figure out what was wrong. He had to put a new belt on, plus he cleaned out the filters. He was able to have the cool air back on within about a half hour of working on it. I would have been okay just having a fan turned on that night, but I have to admit that it felt really good to feel that cool air coming from the vents when I did get home. The repair bill was even less than I figured it would be too, so it turned out to be a sweet evening all the way around.» Read more
Without Twitch, I shudder to think where streaming gaming would be today. When YouTube decided it would be best to simply dump so many gamers who were using their service to bring in an income month to month by utilizing automated bot software that removed their videos, it was Twitch who came in and offered them the space, the place and the means to bring their videos to life once more. Sure, you can buy twitch views as much as you can on YouTube to find success but even if you are buying views, you’re not going to make any cash if that’s your sole method of finding views.
Twitch brought the streaming platform ot another level by introducing the idea of subscriptions – these are completely volunteer which allow a viewer to pay a monthly subscription or a one time fee to their favorite broadcasters which enable higher definition viewing or in some cases the mere status of being a subscriber. This in turn helps the broadcasters continue making videos and providing the viewers with more content; without good content or a good reason to make content, Twitch and YouTube would go the way of the dinosaurs and disappear.
This is what so many providers miss. They make a few videos but once a video or two goes viral, they stop making them. They try their best to depend on that single success as a means to bring in the money. This isn’t going to work in the long run. Viewers want fresh and unique content. While it can be difficult to try to do this on a day to day basis, it’s better that a provider do what they can to bring in a multitude of sources to provide content, much like Geek & Sundry has done with their own channel on YT.» Read more
My husband had been sent overseas by his employer for his job and while my work could be done anywhere in the world, I still missed some of the little luxuries of home and my skin was showing it. The stress of living in a completely different country, the work it took to move and missing my family and friends all had my skin looking awful. Getting CO2 fractional laser in Singapore, which was our new home for the next few years, became my priority.
As a teen I had suffered from the usual breakouts of acne and blackheads and also had spent a lot of time in the sun as I spent every summer for eight years as a lifeguard at a local beach. My skin had poor texture, redness and I was getting acne once again. While I was nowhere near needing a full facelift, I wanted to do something to improve my skin’s appearance which I knew would improve my outlook as well.
CO2 fractional laser offered a non-invasive and far more effective treatment than the various beauty creams and acne treatments could. It was also far more affordable than traditional surgical skin repair and offered little to no down time, taking only a week for the redness to disappear and my new skin to appear.
I was amazed, and for the first time since moving to Singapore, I felt my old confidence again. I had been embarrassed by how my skin looked and passed up opportunities to meet new people and enjoy our new adventure overseas because of how I looked, but was ready to go out and face the world again. Fractional laser therapy smoothed the texture of my skin, erased my acne issues and easily took 10 years off my face. Even my husband noticed and commented that I looked like I had when we first met!» Read more
I needed help early on by someone who could help with my business, so I hired a seemingly wonderful women who came highly recommended. She really helped me to keep things together every day in the office working as my secretary. Unfortunately, her husband soon passed away and she decided to move home to stay with her mother. I needed company secretarial services immediately. I spoke to some other companies located in the offices in my building, and at least a couple of them told me about a company that has teams of people who can handle all your business needs. The best part is that it’s possible to call them and get help immediately.
Calling the company that I heard about is one of the best things that I have done for my business. While having one secretary who is a great worker is very helpful, having a team of people at your beck and call is even better. It is really helpful to be able to speak to my team at any time I need and they get things done so quickly for me. They have the ability to work on several things at once, and I get things done even more quickly now. It has really helped me to move forward with things so much more quickly.
When I came here, I knew that I would be flying by the seat of pants with running a business at first. But the people here need all the same types of services and are just as friendly as my customers were back home. As customers have gotten to know about my company, word has spread and brought even more new customers. I feel like I fit in well here, and I get the feeling that people feel the same way about me here, too.» Read more
The name Ronald Chagoury Jr is one that is being repeated in many financial circles around the world. When you are talking about the financial hub of Africa you are talking about Nigeria. In the past the United States was the model of financial stability across the world, but the last eight years the United States stability has been brought into question. Nigeria is an up and coming economy thanks to many businessmen and women who are taking advantage of the US’s financial problems around the world.
The Eko Atlantic project is one of those company projects that are taking advantage of the new resources that are coming available in Nigeria. When most people think of Nigeria they don’t think about the progress they have made over the years. Many companies are flocking to the area and have been able to flourish in ways that companies in the United States have not been able to.
The United States not only has the high corporate taxes and government regulations that are holding many companies back, but they also have a growing public that is losing trust in big business. Many people think that Americans have become too complacent in having everything at their fingertips and have forgotten how they actually got them and that entrepreneurs and small and large businesses is the reason they can live so comfortably. Most countries around the world don’t have this luxury, because the mass populations are still trying to find ways to be healthy and get the education they need to make their lives better, something most Americans have taken for granted.Nigeria has been really working towards a new Global way of thinking with business. The people are open to the idea of financial wealth and really want to see their homeland succeed in the Global economy.» Read more
I am visiting Singapore for an entire month, and I was kind of worried that I was going to have to eat local food for the entire stay here. Not that I do not like the food here, it is just that I like some variety in my diet and there are a lot of cuisines in the world that I really adore. Spanish cuisine is at the top of the list for me, and when I came to Singapore, I did not think I could find good Singapore Spanish restaurants or maybe not any Spanish restaurants at all. I guess I was wrong though, because my friend told me about a really great restaurant here that was opened not that long ago by a fairly famous chef. I am excited to give it a try and I hope that we can make a reservation to go there soon.
I am going to go with my friend, who told me about the restaurant. He has not been there before either, but he said he has wanted to go for a long time and has heard only good things about it. That makes me really excited, and I am anticipating going to this restaurant and seeing what they have to offer. I hope that it is able to live up to the hype, but I am pretty sure that it will be delicious.
We need to make a reservation though, to make sure that we will be able to get a table there. I am not sure how busy they are typically, but I know that it is best to reserve a table at this place if you actually would like to be able to eat there. So I need to find the best time to reserve one for a visit.» Read more
When my husband and I decided to have a pool installed in our back yard, I was so happy. I knew that we would have the occasional pool party and barbecue, which would be fun, no doubt. I was looking forward to just having it to ourselves mostly though. I had a pool when I grew up, and I had always wanted one at the house we bought several years ago. My husband took care of having it installed while I dealt with more important matters, like finding the perfect retro badpak for me. Actually, I wanted several, because I planned on spending part of each day in our pool.
I know that some women like to wear bikinis and skimpy bathing suits, but I much prefer the classier look. I have always liked the 1950s style of dress, including the swimdresses and swimsuits that a lot of my favorite old-time actresses used to wear. I went to the site where I actually get a lot of my blouse and shoes from, hoping that they also sold swimsuits, which they did. I had so many to choose from too, so it was actually hard to narrow my choice down to just a few.
I liked both the swimsuits as well as the swimdresses. They had so many different colors, styles and patterns that it was almost impossible to choose what I wanted, but I managed to finally narrow it down to three. The first is a black and ivory polka dot swimdress that has the halter tie in the back. The second one is a bettie style swimsuit that is strapless, and quite sexy too! The third one is my favorite, which is a green swimsuit that is vintage. They made such an impression on friends and family that several of them have purchased their own swimwear from the same site!» Read more
More houses have alarm systems today than I have seen at any time in the past. My friend just bought a house that was owned by an older couple and it has an elaborate alarm system. It even has glass breakage sensors. You don’t see that too often in most residential alarm systems. The Virginia ADT security systems place where we got our home alarm system installed a water detector in our basement for us to detect any broken pipes or intrusion of rainwater. We are one of the few homes in this part of Virginia that actually has a basement.
Another thing we had installed was surveillance cameras that we can check through an Internet connection. We can also lock and unlock our doors and control some of the electrical appliances remotely. The reason we have this set up like this is because we travel a lot in our motorhome. We are gone for weeks, sometimes months, at a time. We do not have any family in the area where our house is at, so we rely on our customized home security system from Virginia ADT security systems to keep the homestead safe while we are away.
Almost every night before turning in I will check out what the cameras at home are showing. I watched a package being delivered once. It was dropped off at our front porch. We were not expecting any parcel deliveries, and we were about 800 miles away. It was a belated birthday gift for my wife. It would have sat there for weeks if I had not seen it on the security camera at the front door and looked at the archived footage to see the delivery person delivering it. I had a neighbor get it and hold it for us until we got back. I can even check to make sure the lawn service is mowing the lawn when we are away. A good security system with surveillance cameras gives peace of mind when you travel like we do.» Read more