Then use it in your toilet tank or to water plants. Save even more by being water-wise in the kitchen: Keep a container of drinking water in the refrigerator. Wash full loads only in your dishwasher (ditto with your washing machine). Hand-wash dishes in a pan, not under running water. Use this for your plants. Steam vegetables instead of boiling then. It uses less water, and improves flavor and nutrition, too.
Keep vegetable scraps out of the garbage disposal, which uses a lot of water. Compost them for your garden. Basement and elsewhere Reuse dehumidifier water. Let your grass grow longer, which will encourage deeper roots and keep them cooler and moisture during dry spells. Leave grass clippings on the lawn to decompose, nourish the grass and reduce your need for fertilizers.
Water only on cloudy days or at night. During dry spells, when water supplies are often at their lowest, water just once a month. The lawn will go brown and dormant, and then bounce back in the fall. Sweep driveways, steps and sidewalks instead of hosing them. Cover swimming pools at night. Don't worry, it's easy. To install the latest version, just click here. So, here are some tips on how to shop the easy way at our IKEA stores.
IKEA stores have free parking and provide easy access for the disabled. Everything you need to shop is available at the entrance: pencils, paper, tape measures, store guides, catalogs, shopping carts, shopping bags and strollers.
The IKEA store is family-friendly. Download the IKEA Store app with a smart shopping list at your fingertips you can save time by planning your purchases in the store. Google Play Apple Store Relax, there's no hurry The store has lots of fully furnished showrooms.
You can sit on the chairs, lie on the beds and try out everything. IKEA sales people won't bother you. Price tag information You'll find lots of details on the price tag - colors, materials, sizes, etc. You'll find the shelf number if you can collect the item from the Self-Serve area or a message to contact staff if you need to collect it at Furniture Pick-up.All I know is I am feeling harassed for a service I never authorized.
Helpful Be the first one to find this review helpful Joan of Breezewood, PA Verified Reviewer Original review: Dec. Of course, we did not know until credit card bill came. When we called, they said there was no record of cancellation.
After several calls, and being told not to pay the bill, we receive a letter from collection agency.
I am very disappointed with them - we only want a fair deal. My credit back 2 years ago was not good, and I left some small refundable deposit.
Sounds like a ripoff to me. Helpful 2 people found this review helpful Tiana of Marina Del Rey, CA Verified Reviewer Original review: Dec. I have called in many times and spent many countless hours on the phone with them and my issue is still unresolved. They continuously keep repeating the same thing over and over to me even if it does not make sense.
I do not recommend anyone to sign up with them. I have never experienced such horrible service as this especially with a major corporation. Helpful 2 people found this review helpful Stuart of Gainesville, MO Verified Reviewer Original review: Dec.Improving customer experience through Communities
I was on chat with them for about 45 minutes. Finally told them I had to go and just cancel my service. They kept trying to get me to get a different package and that they had some good deals. I told them no, just cancel. I finally had to sign off the chat, thinking that my service would be cancelled as requested. Well, as of Dec. Again they kept trying to get me to switch packages and said they had some great offers.
After chatting about 20 minutes I was told that I had to be transferred to another department. Another person started chatting and, once again, kept trying to get me to switch and telling me about the "great deals" available. They kept me online for about another 20 minutes before I finally told them to click the box on their screen to cancel my service. After giving them the same information that I had given them in November, they finally cancelled the service after about another 10 minutes or so.
Because of the runaround they gave me and jerking me around, I would never recommend DirecTV to anyone nor will I ever get their service again. If they had just cancelled the service as requested I might have gotten their service again in the future. Stay away from DirecTV. It took me over 20 minutes on 3 occasions to get a customer representative. It wouldn't take as long to get a customer service rep If they didn't have to read a script.
A simple 2 minute call takes 20 minutes. Send the customer rep hung up on me. That's what you get for dealing with foreign countries to save a few cents. I'm ready to turn in my receivers. Helpful Be the first one to find this review helpful Tim of Scottsdale, AZ Verified Reviewer Original review: Dec. It has not been 5 weeks since I ordered and every time I call someone from India comes on the line.High professionalism and very kind manner talking to us, regardless who picked up the phone and fixed our two requests during the trip.
Special thanks to Fjola for all, she did a great job. Each region we visited was different and each had its own charm and beauty. When we returned to Canada we recommended Iceland as a place to visit, and to contact Nordic Visitor because they offer outstanding service. The information package was well put together. We really appreciated the map which highlighted the trip route, points of interest and daily accommodations. Communication with him was very nice from very beginning till final e-mails before our arrival to Iceland.
We would be very happy to have opportunity to use Nordic Visitors again in case of our travel to Scandinavia. The driving tour was perfect for us. We had the security of your expertise and guidance, but we had all the freedom we wanted since we were driving ourselves. We were a bit apprehensive about driving in Iceland, but it turned out to be very easy and enjoyable. The scenery was awesome and the driving distances were very manageable.
I'm glad we added extra time in Reykjavik. I would have enjoyed even more time there. All of your materials were well prepared and fun to read. The Iceland Road Guide is spectacular. I am still reading it. Together with Alexandra at Nordic Visitor, we planned a 10-day trip around Iceland.
From the very first contact, Alexandra was extremely helpful and creative in responding to our wishes. The entire (interactive) planning process ran very smoothly. All the information sent to us (by regular mail and email) before the start of the trip was very informative. From the moment we landed in Iceland, everything was again very well organized. The Road Atlas that the company provides is a great asset. Hotels and guesthouses were of high quality and everywhere we went, the food was great.
The pre-booked excursions were very well-organized too. In general, we noticed that Nordic Visitor has an excellent network of hotels and guesthouses, and of companies for local excursions (glacier hike, whale watching, where, by the way, we got a great show by one whale).
Thank you Alexandra and thank you Nordic Visitor. You are a great company to work with. Too bad Nordic Visitor has no control over the Icelandic weather. My husband and I traveled through Nordic Visitor for a full circle Iceland Activity Tour. We could not have asked for a better trip. The wonderful reviews helped us decide to book with Nordic Visitor and I wanted to share the positives of our vacation planned through Nordic Visitor. My husband and I had never traveled out of the United States before and wanted a trip that was well planned by locals.
I feel that our tour allowed us to see much of the beautiful country. Iceland in general, is a very travel friendly country and I recommend a trip there to anyone who appreciates vast interesting landscapes, friendly people, and a whole lot more. Thank you Nordic Visitor for the wonderful vacation. This was a trip of a lifetime for us. All of the accommodations were great.And be certain to return next weekend for NFL wild card playoff game odds.
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In fact, Google WANTS or, at least, EXPECTS you to do this and will thank you for it at some level. Do you really want that. Of course, you should ALWAYS be LOOKING for high-quality links, whether you link back to those sites or not.
One-way links are better for ranking in search engines as they indicate editorially approved links from other sites to yours. I am working with a client at the moment in a global market that makes something amazing a lot of blue chip companies pay a lot of money for. The aim is to get the BRAND websites to VOTE for our site FIRST, so OUR search engine rankings improve, because Google now TRUSTS our site because of these new quality links on sites it already trusts.
I think all Brand managers would like another good-news-page in the SERPs, so creating a case study for their brand, on your website, is probably better than a link on a links page Google will probably eventually ignore. If a very trusted site links to my site and gave me a ranking boost, am I expected to believe that linking back to them will remove my ranking boost. Linking back to a site that links to you is a very common thing on the web.
Consider the small site that links to its industry body, and a year down the line the small site is a big player, with links from the industry body. Is that link useless. I would think Google is a lot smarter than that, at some level. I think Google would, at all times, take into account the trust and authority of the sites in question, and whether or not it has any reason not to trust the sites.
I never link to a site JUST BECAUSE THEY LINK TO ME, because the chances are, they are linking to ANY site out there regardless or not if it is a bad neighbourhood. Google reserves the right to penalise you badly if you link to one of these, or are linked from one of them.
Of course, you could robots. Back To Table Of ContentsThe best piece of advice I can give you is to FOCUS ON BUILDING A LINKABLE ASSET and VARY your linking strategy while ensuring to avoid low-quality links. Anchor Text Anchor text is simply the text in the link. I would encourage it, rather than overtly advertise it. Remember, too, that what Google can easily identify in your link profile, it can penalise, filter or demote your for.
Contextual Link within text, surrounded by text Google can easily spot a long list of links (like navigation arrays, etc. Ideally, the surrounding text would also be relevant to my page. The thinking is, trusted sites rank well in Google, because they are, well, trusted. If you can manage to get a link from a trusted site in your niche, this could be worth its weight in Gold. How do you tell if a website (or page within a website) is trusted.
How do I determine it. Simply, get links from sites with links and pages with links. I mean, if you have a SEO site, are you trying to get links from search engine optimization related websites. Linking out to these sites is also thought to be useful, as these links determine the online neighbourhood your site resides within.
But links vary in everything from quality and trust etc.We know for sure that we got upgraded in two of the hotels that we stayed in (Karlstad and Kalmar) and two of the hotels (Vaxjo and Kalmar) provided not only the complimentary breakfast, but also a delicious complimentary dinner. It was a very nice bonus.
All of the breakfasts had such a good variety and were very tasty, too. We'd like to compliment the transfer driver from Ballsta.
Her name was Agneta Orellana. She was so nice and gave us some great tips for our trip. It was great to see her picking us up again at the end of our trip to take us back to the airport. What a lovely lady. Parking was a little difficult to figure out at some of the hotels.
Being out of country, we didn't know how it worked at each of the hotels. Perhaps in your itinerary you could include some information on that. We did figure it out some after a few. There is a lot of walking to the rental car office and then to the garage that you pick it up.
A little difficult not living in Stockholm, but again we figured it out and got it done. I could see that someone older might have difficulty with that. It was all a great experience, though.
A trip of a lifetime for us. From start to finish we found our Iceland experience was most rewarding. Accommodation, car rental and itinerary set out by Nordic Visitor was most satisfying with room for detours to additional sites not mentioned in the itinerary. As Australians it was a memorable holiday. The maps have been great - very well prepared with and in combination with the daily itinerary we did not miss one thing on the way.
Overall great service and amazing experience in Iceland. Intentionally we did not book the cheapest tour, but we have been surprised by the above standard for accommodation and customer service.
The tour started on a very positive note since the early booking process. Alexandra did her best and answered all of our questions and also gave her insight based on what we were looking.
The island itself is breath-taking as long as you can stand the climate changes (which shift often :) Looking back I do not regret going to Iceland. Our trip to Iceland was flawlessly planned by Nordic Visitor.The manager went as far as saying that he commended the waitress for a job well done.
Your staff should know how to do the things we outlined earlier. Ask for reviews Say thank you Remind customers of the different review platforms This also holds your employees more accountable for their actions. What do these numbers tell you. Your employees need to understand this. These reviews are just as important to your staff as they are to you.
If negative reviews hurt your business, it could put your employees out of a job. Engaged employees work harder. You can display these results on your website or social media platforms as well.
How can you do this. The example above even tells the customer how long it will take them to complete the review. You can design surveys that are shorter as well.
I like them because they are simple to use. Surveys are a great way to get customer feedback in general. Using surveys to generate social proof is an added bonus. Yelp allows customers to include their name and a photograph for their profile. The reviewer, Chelsea, has a photo to validate who she is. Her picture even shows her eating food at a restaurant. Images like this resonate more with consumers. They can also see that Chelsea has made over 300 reviews on Yelp.
People are using their full names and profile pictures to back up their statements. Images like that will have a negative effect on their credibility. Reviews that tell a story can have the same impact. So, how do you get customers to tell a story. Bonnie reviewed a local pizzeria in Seattle.
It was a personal story about her specific experience. Why was she there. What type of music was playing. Lots of Bob Marley. When did she visit. How was the service. All of these points are highlighted in the review. Stories create a connection and generate social proof.
You can also use: Experts Crowds Celebrities See if you can find an expert in your industry to validate your products. Use crowds to generate social proof as well.