Are you planning to launch a new website soon? Many companies held off on building new websites through the recession and are now looking at quite a bit of “tech debt” on their old sites. Regardless of which platform you choose or which consulting firm you hire to build your new site, there are plenty of ways to do it wrong. As somebody who has been around the block a few times with website rebuilds (and has the grey hair to prove it), let me offer some words of advice.
Consider these 10 tips before redesigning your website
“The water business is in my blood,” said Jay Hellenbrand, president of Advanced Water Solutions of Ventura, Calif., about his passion for the water industry. And indeed it is.
California water dealer builds on the legacy of his father while blazing his own path
The Neo-Pure TL3 is an under-sink drinking water system that utilizes the latest UF technology to deliver great-tasting water and greatly reduce viruses, cysts and bacteria. This high-quality water is generated through two 0.5-µ carbon blocks and a hollow-fiber UF membrane. The system has a flow rate of 1 gpm, produces no wastewater, does not require a holding tank, and keeps all the essential minerals in drinking water necessary for great-tasting coffee and teas.
Designer and Contemporary faucets for reverse osmosis and water treatment systems are available in 10 designer finishes to match virtually any décor. These finishes include polished chrome, satin nickel, white, biscuit, polished brass, antique bronze, black, bright nickel, venetian bronze and brushed stainless. Made of high-quality, lead-free brass, these upscale faucets complement today’s high-end kitchens.
HFSLT and HFSFT faucets can be ordered with SteriTouch technology to inhibit bacteria growth. An ionic silver-based compound manufactured into the product, the technology uses several modes of action to attack microbes and reduce growth on a surface. The faucets are self-closing and designed for use where a fast flow and compact unit are required.
The AMB-9S is a 9- by 2-in.-diameter filter candle with greater than 99% reduction capacity for chloramines and lead. It also reduces various other undesirable contaminants often found in drinking water applications. The filter is nominally rated at 2-µ filtration efficiency with flow rates up to 1 gpm.
Twelve dealerships win a four-day trip as part of the company’s Foundation Fiesta 2 contest
Foundation Finance awarded 12 dealerships with a four-day trip to St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands as winners of its Foundation Fiesta 2 contest. The competition, which ran from Feb. 1 to April 30, offered dealers several ways to qualify to win: overall funded volume, funding percentage and random chance based on earning entries for each loan funded.
One benefit to water treatment dealers who belong to dealer networks is the ability to network with and learn from their peers. 3M recently formed a Dealer Advisory Council (DAC) to maximize these efforts. Water Quality Products Managing Editor Kate Cline recently spoke with Mark Howlett of 3M and Chuck Minott of Chuck the Water Man, both members of the DAC, about the council and how it will help dealers.
Kate Cline: What is the structure and function of the DAC?
Insight on 3M’s new Dealer Advisory Council
First, a little history lesson: When the Web got rolling back in the ’90s, websites were extremely basic collections of interrelated documents.
Knowing your mobile Web options is key to crafting an online strategy
Make no mistake about it — in good economic times or bad, many homeowners do not place water treatment at the top of their priorities list. This makes it even tougher to run your own business, and it takes a lot of work to have a successful organization.
Utilizing continuing education & dealer networks for business success