Political Musings https://www.politicalmusings.net Political Musings Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.1 Increasing foot traffic in your store https://www.politicalmusings.net/increasing-foot-traffic-in-your-store/ https://www.politicalmusings.net/increasing-foot-traffic-in-your-store/#respond Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000 As a business owner, it is very paramount that you find creative, innovative and dynamic ways to entice customers. You have to use creative and strategic methods that will increase foot traffic to your store; this foot traffic in turn will boost your business sales as well.

With the high increase in the number of customers that prefers to buy products online, so what are industries leading stores doing to increase and retain the number of foot traffic they have in their store.

If your store is located in the pedestrian zone, get to know and find out who passes by. Literally, sit outside or close to your winder and access the statistics of those who pass by.

Do they come from other stores first? Are they window shoppers? Did they find your store by using store locator software? Ask & find out.

After this, take objective look at your signage and your display, do you think it appeals to the kind of shoppers you want in your store? 

WELCOME MAT

Everyone wants to be treated specially and in a unique way, a uniquely designed simple mat with Welcome boldly printed on it in front of your store would draw attention to you.

mat

Make it as colorful and unique as possible to draw attention to your store entrance but avoid the temptation of making it a riot of colors, use bright colors that would pop with the theme color of your store.

ENTERTAINMENT

A lot of stores and shops use entertainment to stay competitive and to attract shoppers, it is quite important for your to introduce some form of entertainment into your business.

Even though your business has be running for period of time, it does have a strong grounds yet for celebrations that can attract enough foot traffic, so you need to create any promotional focused event that will draw attention to your store and also be an effective tool.

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Consider in store giveaway, raffle draw, publicize the event as widely as you can within your budget. If your business is one that is connected somewhat with one that you can bring a local celebrity to get the crowd, you have to make it different, unique, exciting otherwise people won’t come and it would be a waste of resources.

PUT YOUR BEST FIRST

If you have a wide product catalogue is your store, wheel your best product in front of your store everyday and change their position as often as possible, so that passersby have a sense of new stock every time they pass by your store and want to stop in to see what you have. 

USE THE PARKING LOT

Put some amazing and unique sign post in the parking lot that says a million words about your store. This could be a new promotional event you have, sale, a new product alert or an info graphics; just put something bright about your business in the parking lot.

DECORATE YOUR EXTERIOR

Decorate your store building, so that you can be recognized for what you sell. Use eye catching colors; also note that the goal is not to scream pricing but to showcase clients’ wants.

If your store management would not allow you decorate the building, then you still put a tall banner from the roof to the side with a eye catching design of great colors and fonts. 

 

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As a business owner, it is very paramount that you find creative, innovative and dynamic ways to entice customers. You have to use creative and strategic methods that will increase foot traffic to your store; this foot traffic in turn will boost your business sales as well.

With the high increase in the number of customers that prefers to buy products online, so what are industries leading stores doing to increase and retain the number of foot traffic they have in their store.

If your store is located in the pedestrian zone, get to know and find out who passes by. Literally, sit outside or close to your winder and access the statistics of those who pass by.

Do they come from other stores first? Are they window shoppers? Did they find your store by using store locator software? Ask & find out.

After this, take objective look at your signage and your display, do you think it appeals to the kind of shoppers you want in your store? 

WELCOME MAT

Everyone wants to be treated specially and in a unique way, a uniquely designed simple mat with Welcome boldly printed on it in front of your store would draw attention to you.

mat

Make it as colorful and unique as possible to draw attention to your store entrance but avoid the temptation of making it a riot of colors, use bright colors that would pop with the theme color of your store.

ENTERTAINMENT

A lot of stores and shops use entertainment to stay competitive and to attract shoppers, it is quite important for your to introduce some form of entertainment into your business.

Even though your business has be running for period of time, it does have a strong grounds yet for celebrations that can attract enough foot traffic, so you need to create any promotional focused event that will draw attention to your store and also be an effective tool.

shoppers-walking-840x560

Consider in store giveaway, raffle draw, publicize the event as widely as you can within your budget. If your business is one that is connected somewhat with one that you can bring a local celebrity to get the crowd, you have to make it different, unique, exciting otherwise people won’t come and it would be a waste of resources.

PUT YOUR BEST FIRST

If you have a wide product catalogue is your store, wheel your best product in front of your store everyday and change their position as often as possible, so that passersby have a sense of new stock every time they pass by your store and want to stop in to see what you have. 

USE THE PARKING LOT

Put some amazing and unique sign post in the parking lot that says a million words about your store. This could be a new promotional event you have, sale, a new product alert or an info graphics; just put something bright about your business in the parking lot.

DECORATE YOUR EXTERIOR

Decorate your store building, so that you can be recognized for what you sell. Use eye catching colors; also note that the goal is not to scream pricing but to showcase clients’ wants.

If your store management would not allow you decorate the building, then you still put a tall banner from the roof to the side with a eye catching design of great colors and fonts. 

 

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5 Cardio Workouts To Try Out https://www.politicalmusings.net/5-cardio-workouts-to-try-out/ https://www.politicalmusings.net/5-cardio-workouts-to-try-out/#respond Sun, 04 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0000 Wondering on which cardio workouts could be perfect for your body?

Well, this article highlights some of the best and proven workouts ha could enhance the overall cardio endurance. Everyone nowadays understands the need to not only hit the gym, but also the essence of incorporating cardio exercises in the daily or weekly fitness routine.

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The thing is that not all exercises will be perfect for your heart.
If you are going to avoid cases hypertension amongst other heart diseases, then the following cardio workouts are will be vital.

Indoor rowing

There is no denying that indoor rowing is one of the most versatile and complete exercise you will ever do. By rowing on the best rowing machine, every muscle of your body is targeted ranging from shoulders, leg, chest, back and even the neck region.

Master the art of indoor rowing and you have a perfect option cardio workout ever.

Indoor Cycling

If you don’t have the time ad space to cycle around neighborhoods, indoor cycling is your best option. Maximize your cardio workout session by ensuring that you pull pedal way up all through the session to target fat deposits in legs and other parts of the body.

Try focusing on the upward stroke to effectively target your quads and hamstrings. Be sure to increase the speed for full cardio workout.

The HIIT

Being an abbreviation for high intensity interval training, HIIT offers a chance to boost your endurance and enhance your heart’s performance. It involves doing high intensity exercise such as sprints, speed skaters and lunges with some resting interval in between them.

To perfectly target your heart performance, ensure your rests are half the period you just worked out to give you enough time for oxygen recharge. You can customize this and do several stairs-climbs that help target cardio muscles with increased intensity.

Try Plyometrics

Perhaps you have seen fellow fitness enthusiasts do burpees, jump squats or even box jumps. These small combination of exercises is referred to as plyometrics. They give you a better option for training in tight spaces.

They are aimed at triggering rapid movements in a very short period of time. Get someone to help you come up with the best combination and you have a perfect cardio workout.

Versa climbing

A final high intensity exercise for time tied individuals I the versaclimber. It helps work out your lower body giving you the perfect balance and endurance like never before.

Versa-Climber

You can be sure of a stronger core on a versaclimber and an improved cardio experience like never before. Be sure to try out some of these cardio workouts and improve the performance of your heart towards better living.

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Wondering on which cardio workouts could be perfect for your body?

Well, this article highlights some of the best and proven workouts ha could enhance the overall cardio endurance. Everyone nowadays understands the need to not only hit the gym, but also the essence of incorporating cardio exercises in the daily or weekly fitness routine.

thumb_1176x882_powercardio2

The thing is that not all exercises will be perfect for your heart.
If you are going to avoid cases hypertension amongst other heart diseases, then the following cardio workouts are will be vital.

Indoor rowing

There is no denying that indoor rowing is one of the most versatile and complete exercise you will ever do. By rowing on the best rowing machine, every muscle of your body is targeted ranging from shoulders, leg, chest, back and even the neck region.

Master the art of indoor rowing and you have a perfect option cardio workout ever.

Indoor Cycling

If you don’t have the time ad space to cycle around neighborhoods, indoor cycling is your best option. Maximize your cardio workout session by ensuring that you pull pedal way up all through the session to target fat deposits in legs and other parts of the body.

Try focusing on the upward stroke to effectively target your quads and hamstrings. Be sure to increase the speed for full cardio workout.

The HIIT

Being an abbreviation for high intensity interval training, HIIT offers a chance to boost your endurance and enhance your heart’s performance. It involves doing high intensity exercise such as sprints, speed skaters and lunges with some resting interval in between them.

To perfectly target your heart performance, ensure your rests are half the period you just worked out to give you enough time for oxygen recharge. You can customize this and do several stairs-climbs that help target cardio muscles with increased intensity.

Try Plyometrics

Perhaps you have seen fellow fitness enthusiasts do burpees, jump squats or even box jumps. These small combination of exercises is referred to as plyometrics. They give you a better option for training in tight spaces.

They are aimed at triggering rapid movements in a very short period of time. Get someone to help you come up with the best combination and you have a perfect cardio workout.

Versa climbing

A final high intensity exercise for time tied individuals I the versaclimber. It helps work out your lower body giving you the perfect balance and endurance like never before.

Versa-Climber

You can be sure of a stronger core on a versaclimber and an improved cardio experience like never before. Be sure to try out some of these cardio workouts and improve the performance of your heart towards better living.

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