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Battle of the Skins: Which MOBA has the Best In-Game Cosmetics

Gaming has slowly become dominated by one genre more than any other. MOBAs. Multiplayer Online Battle Arenas. This genre first came to fruition as a custom game mode in Starcraft, called Aeon of Strife. But it was popularised by the warcraft 3 custom game Defence of the Ancients, otherwise known as DOTA.

You will be aware of the popular Valve game DOTA 2. And the most popular MOBA on the planet, Leauge of Legends. But these are only the biggest two of what is now an extremely saturated genre.

One of the great things about this genre is the games tend to be free-to-play. This is because both DOTA2 and LoL are f2p which means any game hoping to compete will have to match this or fail. Save for a few exceptions such as Overwatch.

So how do these free-to-play MOBAs actually make money? It often falls down to cosmetics. In-game skins that let players change the look of their characters and weapons. But which MOBA has the best In-Game cosmetics out of them all? Well, we are going to take a look and try to narrow down that question.

 

League of Legends

League of Legends is, without question, the most popular MOBA on the planet. Its E-sports scene attracts more viewers than any other, and its annual player base dominates the other games.  And to go with that it is also one of the longest-running MOBAs. That also means it has amassed a large collection of in-game cosmetics for players to buy.

In fact, there are so many cosmetics that some have actually gone out of circulation, being classified as legacy skins. Within this massive catalog sits some of the most creative skins we have ever seen. You have everything from Gundam style robot skins to fairytale skins. Summer pool party themed skins to Halloween themed skins. If you can imagine it then LoL most likely has done it.

But quantity doesn’t always mean quality. Some of the skins are little more than recoloring, especially in the early days of the game’s life. But these days a lot of the skins are intricate and detailed, going as far as to change the abilities of the character as well.

 

DOTA 2

DOTA 2 takes a different approach to their cosmetics than LoL. In fact, their approach was eventually copied by LoL and other MOBAs. Rather than having one skin for an entire character, DOTA lets you unlock different items and parts of a character’s look. This essentially allows the player to play dress-up with their favorite heroes.

But it doesn’t stop there. Where DOTA took it to the next level is in the ability to equip cosmetics that change everything from the UI to the announcer’s voice. Having guest voice packs such as Wheatley from Portal 2 or Rick from Rick and Morty has kept the DOTA cosmetic shop fresh where other games stagnate.

Valva has always been known for its incredible graphics and attention to detail, along with stunning psychics engines. And the skins for DOTA 2 follow this trend. The cosmetics are often fully animated and varied, making them more than simple re-skins. They can change a character completely, including the visual effects for their abilities.

 

Overwatch

Blizzard was dominating the MMO market for years. World of Warcraft was seemingly unbeatable. So it came as a shock when Blizzard tried their hand in creating a MOBA. Enter: Overwatch. A fresh take of the traditional battle arena genre, Overwatch is an FPS MOBA.

The biggest draw of Overwatch was the varied characters. Each with their own unique visual style and fun ability to match, the game broke a lot of the stereotypes of a traditional fps. But what about cosmetics?

Overwatch has a wide variety of different skins available for their champions. But aside from a few that add costumes parts or change visual effects, most are nothing more than simple recolors. In fact, most have guessed that the reason Blizzard adds so many simple recolors is to pad out their loot box system and force people to gamble more money to get the skin they want. A horrid practice that is currently being heavily debated in courts around the world

 

SMITE

Smite is a lesser-known MOBA, but one of the oldest and most robust. It constantly maintains a consistent player base and some very unique cosmetics. The game stands out as it uses characters from real-world mythology such as greek and Norse gods.

SMITE has recently secured a deal with Nickelodeon to have skins from the popular Avatar series. With Avatar Aang and Korra now in the game, SMITE has seen a rise in their player base.

SMITEs skins are often detailed and well throughout. Featuring a lot of cosmetic changes and visual effects changes as well. And, unlike Overwatch, all of the skins can be purchased through normal means rather than loot boxes. It is no wonder SMITE has managed to thrive against the larger competitors where other MOBAs fade into obscurity and eventually shut down.

 

Overall, if it was up to us, we would argue that DOTA 2 has the best in-game cosmetics. We can chalk this up to Valves’ attention to detail and top-notch physics engine. But at the end of the day, it all falls down to personal preference. So, what MOBA has the best cosmetics in your opinion?

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How Churches Are Making Use of Modern Technologies

I worked in a cathedral for a large portion of my life. Not in the religious sector. I was employed in the customer service division, which was a subsidiary company owned by the cathedral. To me, it was just another job in events management and customer service.

But working in a cathedral environment for so long, you pick up on a lot of stuff. The dignitaries and honored guests don’t mind talking in front of the staff, as they hardly notice us. And the one big thing I picked up one is this. Churches are dying.

 

A Dying Breed

 

This might be an extreme way of saying it. What I mean is the number of donors and members of the church are dwindling. Thanks to modern technology and enlightened education, fewer young people are willing to commit to the church. And, sadly, a lot of the previous members of the church are now dying off.

It is morbid but factual. The rate at which the church is losing members and donors to death is far greater than the new intake of members. And this means less money overall.

Churches are greedy. This is something else I learned while working there. They love to hoard money, spend as little as possible, and then moan when they don’t have enough. Even though they always have more than enough.

So, in recent years the church has been looking for new ways to bring in younger donors and new members. So I want to look at one of the biggest methods the church is using to stay relevant. Technology.

 

The Pandemic

The first example of churches using modern technology to stay ahead has been forced upon them due to the global pandemic. But, its success means it will most likely stay in use long after we are clear of the virus. Sermons and services are now being broadcast online. Some churches had already implemented this feature before, but now nearly every major church is doing this.

And since they have started they have noticed a sharp increase in attendance numbers for their services. The main reason for this is the fact that anyone can tune in, no matter where they are. A lot of people no longer live in their home city or have the chance to visit their favorite town. So these services instantly allowed people to travel back to the churches they love. It was foolish of the churches to fight this advancement for so long.

 

Online Community

A big part of church activities involves the guests and members being able to talk to the priests and clergy. Asking their advice, seeking counsel, or just having a friend to chat with. Churches used to be the hub of societies. So it is no surprise people still gravitate towards them.

A lot of churches are now moving to online chat rooms and forums. Having dedicated clergy members online to have video chats with people or take confessions online.

This also allows churchgoers to communicate with each other in group settings, similar to how they would if they were attending in person. A lot of the older community that attends church do so because they are lonely. Going to church gives them a sense of purpose and allows them to be part of a community and meet others. By extending their reach online, the church is making sure these people are still supported.

 

Good Business

You might be shocked to learn that a lot of cathedrals have gift shops. And these often aren’t just little dinky gift shops like you’d find in a museum. Some of them are filled to the brim with quality products. Products like the besten geschenke zur erstkommunion für jungen, or DVDs of popular church sermons and choir concerts. Along with other fabulous gifts.

These shops were a good source of income for the churches. Day-trippers and those on holiday would always stop to buy a few trinkets. But thanks to dwindling numbers, and the pandemic, these sources of income are drying up.

Which is why a lot of churches are now setting up online stores. This idea is nothing new. Online shopping has been around nearly as long as the internet has. But a lot of churches simply didn’t have the infrastructure to support online shopping. And they wanted to have customers come on-site to make purchases, to encourage them to explore and hopefully join up.

With less through traffic on a daily basis, it makes sense more churches are now using top-tired courier services to offer fast delivery and a great range of products. And since more people are online shopping than ever before, they are slowly boosting their profits.

 

 

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How It Works: The Hot Process of Welding

Knowledge is Power! That’s the age-old saying. And we are firm believers that the more you learn the better your quality of life will be. It has been proven that we, as a species, crave education. We thirst for knowledge. And it is this drive within us that has led our species to advance to the staggerings hights we have!

And while there are some out there that would like to think they know everything, we know that there is always more to learn! And, if you have clicked this article, it seems you think like us. So, join us as we take a look at a few topics that you might be curious about, but never thought to look into. And together we will discover How It Works!

 

Welding

Everyone has seen the image of the Hot-Rod greasers welding their rides. Or watched as Iron Man welds an arc-reactor onto an underwater pipe in the Avengers. But how exactly does Welding actually work? How do two completely separate sections of metal suddenly become one solid mass? And is it possible to join two pieces of metal without a welder?

Let’s start with the basics. What is Welding?

Welding is the process of using intense streams of heat to melt metals and fuse them together. Seems simple right? But it has a lot more complexity to it than it first seems.

In movies and TV shows you always see someone go at a slab of metal with a welding torch and instantly connect it to something else. But, in actuality, there is a third key component needed for this. A welding rod. This rod is made of a different kind of metal and is melted down across a specialized strip of wire, held between the two pieces of metal. The melted rod cools around the wire and between the metal, thus connecting it into a solid mass. It is the electrode wire that gives welded seems that rigged appearance.

 

Without Welding

Welding is a powerful process that can strengthen structures immensely. Once the sections of metal are joined together they become stronger, more resilient. This is great for large scale construction. Welded metal also provides more security. A welded structure is often a sealed unit. This is great for cars and other objects that have delicate internal mechanisms in need of protection.

But welding isn’t the only way of attaching metal together, it is simply the only method that can turn the separate pieces into one object. Other methods include using rivets, which are simply massive bolts that are injected through the metal by a powerful machine. The force of the rivet entering is so strong it creates a perfectly tight seal. Removing an object that has been riveted is no easy task.

Another common method is to use industrial hot glue. This glue is designed to melt when superheated and them reform between the sheets of metal. This glue isn’t like the glue you can buy at a craft store. This glue is essentially unbreakable.

The Saftey

Welding is an extremely cool, and physically hot process! Visually it is very fascinating. Watching metal melt and form into one is incredible. But it is also very dangerous and should only be carried out by trained professionals who know exactly what they are doing.

Welding torches and arc-welders reach staggering heats. The melting point of most metals is anywhere between 400 degrees to 900 degrees. Those heats would cause irreparable damage to a human body. So stay safe and do not try welding at home!

 

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Is the World of ESports Becoming Dangerously Over Commercialized?

The world of Sports was changed forever when Gaming became an officially recognized Olympic sport. E-sports, as it is more commonly known, can be made up of any competitive game that allows players to face off against one another.

No longer was sport simply reserved for those with the physical powers to play on the field. Suddenly a whole new generation of athletes was born. Athletes who battled in virtual worlds rather than physically.

But as it grew in popularity so too did the gaming industry as a whole. More and more gaming moved away from being an art of passion, with games being made by small studios who cared. Instead, we saw major corporations swing into the gaming field. Each run by investors who nothing about gaming and seek only to turn a profit.

The Slow Increase

With this trend towards money over art, we have seen gaming slowly become more and more commercialized. Only a few years ago a fully-fledged triple-A game would cost a maximum of $40. Now you would be lucky to get it for that on sale.

But how does all this affect the world of e-sports? Most of the games being played are often free games such as Leauge of Legends. Is the e-sports world about to fall victim to the issue of over-commercialization.

Our opinion is that it will. Already we are seeing the effects of it. More and more companies are throwing their hats into the ring. Hiring teams to represent them, rather than the teams being scouted independently. Soon we won’t be watching actual gaming pros face-off, we will watch as cooperate paid players fight on behalf of the company.

 

The Effects On Us

The increase in the commercialization of the gaming world isn’t all bad. It has allowed a lot of smaller, more independent services to flourish. You can buy pre-owned games easily. You can get an aimbot for valorant or gold boosting for WoW with ease. But these are all positives designed by gamers for gamers.

What we have also seen in a steady increase in the bad practices associated with the commercial world. Games being sold half complete with the rest sold as DLC down the line. Early access titles taking the money and never finishing. Major game companies forcing you to use online DRM and legally binding you to contract to ensure you don’t own what you pay for.

And this translates into e-sports as well. Soon ticket prices are going to soar. You will be forced to give your details over to massive corporations. The e-sports tournaments will be plastered with commercial advertising and the entire audience will be forced to watch adverts in between round.

 

Can It Be Stopped

There is always a way to hold back these swarming tides. The only way for it not to work is for the masses to stand up and fight back. And the only way to fight back in these modern times is with your wallet.

These companies rely on the new wave of gamers, those who only know the gaming world in the twisted shape it currently sits. They rely on them funneling mass amounts of cash into the system. So, if people want to stop e-sports becoming too commercialized they need to organize and stop attending the events.

Some e-sports teams have already considered starting their own official league sanctioned by players for the players. No corporate sponsors allowed. But as it stands at the moment this is nothing more than a pipe dream.

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Data Protection: Does Facebook Actually Own all your Pictures?

For a long time, there have been questions around Facebook’s privacy policies, whether it’s about tracking your location, collecting your data for personalized ads and third-party sellers, or, whether you actually own any of the content you post on your page (more specifically, your pictures). The quick answer? No, you’ll be happy to know you own your pictures. Facebook has no claim over them. Facebook states in their policy: “You own all of the content and information you post on Facebook.” However, let’s look at how you can protect yourself on Facebook and stop these notions of stealing and ownership from being an issue.

 

The basics

First of all, let’s cover some of the basics. The most simple thing you can do to protect your privacy is to make your page private. There are no good arguments against doing this. People are still able to search for and find you, you don’t disappear from Facebook, but what it does do is hide all your important and personal information from complete strangers.

 

Step one

The easiest way to do this is to open your settings on Facebook, and under Privacy choose Privacy settings and then ‘Check a few important settings’. This allows you to change who sees your email address, birthday, where you live, where you went to school, and who can see the people you’re friends with. You may not think these things are important to hide but they are; your email is used for everything, whether that be setting up accounts or the place where new password requests are sent. Having your email private means it’s being protected on Facebook from those who may want to scam you. Having your birthday visible to only people you trust is also a good idea. Again, your birthday is used for a myriad of accounts and logins; having it available to see only to people you trust protects you that much more.

 

Step two

The next step in the ‘Check a few important settings’ is who can see your posts. Now, you can’t change who has seen your posts in the past, but you can protect yourself from now on and in the future by changing that setting to only friends. If you’re one to post about your day, or happy or sad events because you want to let your friends know (but you’re settings are public) you’re allowing anyone to view these details about you. They could learn your routine, figure out where you live, anything! To protect yourself, and change that setting to friends only.

 

Step three

The final step is blocking. Now, not everyone may have people they need to block and that’s great. However, if you don’t want certain people checking up on you, or seeing any information about you or what you post, you should definitely add them to the block list. Blocking people allows your page that extra level of protection and you can be sure they won’t see anything you don’t want them to. And one of the best bits about blocking someone is they’ll never know that you have! Isn’t it great? You can also unblock people at your leisure, so it’s not permanent if you don’t want it to be.

 

Protecting your pictures

Since you came here looking for questions about your pictures, the same protection above can be applied to the photos you post. No matter the social media image sizes, your pictures are your own. When you limit who sees your posts, that includes any pictures you post too!

 

So there you have it, the easiest ways to protect yourself on Facebook. And hey, if you’re still worried about your posts being owned by Facebook, you can always go and block them, they’ll never know.

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How Does Sonic Disruption Technology Work?

Sonic Disruption is huge. I’ve seen it used countless times and not just in Star Trek. Sonic disruption technology applies the use of ultrasonics to cause disruption to matter. They’re often weapons that use sound to injure or kill and are therefore invaluable in pest control. A few years ago, a friend of mine had a large scale infestation of rats. He was devastated and started thinking about moving house, and living in a caravan. I told him to consider getting in pest control instead. He’s never regretted it.

 

Yale pest solved all of his problems in a matter of days. They arrived with all the sonic disruption tech and went to work, ridding the house of vermin. My friend was so happy with their quality customer service and thorough job. In addition, the way the technology works is fascinating. Sonic disruption tech sends high powered sound waves to destroy the eardrums of a target. These are the most powerful sound waves. The least powerful may cause the target to experience nausea. Sonic weapons like sonic grenades, sonic cannons, and sonic mines have been used by the military and police to control crowds.

 

For getting rid of pests, there are things called ultrasonic pest repellers, which you plug into the wall and it emits undetectable sound and then two weeks later, the pests are gone. It’s simple, clean, and effective.

 

How does ultrasound work?

Well, ultrasound waves have a higher frequency than what human ears can detect but pests such as mice and rats can hear this and are deterred from going any further. Ultrasound can have a detrimental effect on the pests, by raising body temperature or causing seizures. It’s more humane than maybe leaving poison out of torturous traps and it’s important to get this looked at by professionals. Connecticut is a clean place anyway but those pesky pets still get in and Yale Pest are there to take care of it.

 

These electronic devices emit short-wavelength, high-frequency sound waves and they are too high in pitch to be heard by people. We usually don’t hear frequencies that are higher than 20,000 Hz however insects, such as locusts and crickets can hear up to 100,000 Hz. Birds, on the other hand, are not able to hear ultrasound.

 

There have been many ultrasound wave studies that show how effective it is and if it’s good enough for the police and military, then it’s good enough for me. Technology never fails to amaze me and what better way to get rid of your pests and learn about science at the same time? The company yale pest control not only is a local, family company but also they will give you a free quote just so you know what you’re getting into. No bug is too big for them, as they cover cockroaches, ants, bed bugs,  bees, wasps, hornets, ticks, termites, rodents, and squirrels. Whatever your deadly pest is, they got your back.

 

The best part about social disruption technology is it is a technology that won’t harm your pets, property, and the surrounding environment. You can rest easy, knowing your perfect pooch won’t be at any danger from these methods and Yale Pest control cares a lot about your environment. They take it seriously and put you and the health of your household above everything else. I dare you to find a better Connecticut based pest control. They’ve had countless good reviews and sonic disruption is cutting edge technology that has been adopted by many professional pest control companies and so if you need help in your house, give these guys a call.

 

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The Best Utility Management Systems Software of 2020

Utility management systems are a form of software that has grown in popularity over the recent years. The tech is meant to help utility companies run their day to day to tasks at greater ease. This can include everything from utility usage to billing. This passage will explore the best utility management software systems of 2020. It should be noted that the fastest growing utility management market is in the Netherlands, so if this passage encourages you to switch energy companies or as the Dutch would say energie overstappen all the better.

UtilityBilling

The first utility management system to be mentioned is UtilityBilling that builds the efficiency of your water company. UtilityBilling comes in at 99 dollars a month, and is built to automate daily tasks for maximum efficiency. The platform includes a complete billing solution, bulk invoice generation, powerful CRM, customer portal, and automatic bill. The management system can also run on any type of browser. This utility is perfect for any size of water utility company due to the extreme ease and the number of features It can provide.

QuikWater

QuikWater has been often cited as the most comprehensive cloud based billing software for any water company. QuikWater was developed by TAK Technology and is available at a one-time price of 495 dollars. This price will give a client a database which includes bar charts, on-screen bill calculations, transaction rollback capabilities and modifiable bill formats. This allows small-mid sized companies to manage their entire company from the safety of their software.

EEM Suite

Finally, the EEM Suite is an energy and financial software platform that is known for its extreme versatility and is a known industry leader. The EEM Suite has become renowned for its usage throughout the world. The software is used at multiple large environments from airports to skyscrapers. This is due to the ease of the software. Allowing for companies to stay on top of the entirety of their building at all times.

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Top 10 Mobile Games of 2019 to 2020

AFK Arena.

AFK Arena is a very popular roleplay game where you join factions and battle other players in order to earn rewards. This engrossing game is definitely worthy of a position on this list, offering medieval and fantasy style characters that can do battle against each other. Collect hero cards featuring high quality artwork to build your team and become a stronger player. Rewards can also be earned more easily by using AFK Arena Redemption Codes in order to redeem extra rewards such as hero shards and diamonds to help you progress quickly.

 

Angry Birds.

This timeless mobile game is one for all the family. Angry Birds combines engrossing challenges with physics style tasks where you fire animated birds into structures shielding enemy pigs. Each bird comes with a different ability and as you progress you unlock more and more birds to make the game fun and keep it interesting. This is one for the mobile gamers out there and can offer hours of pig smashing fun.

 

Fruit Ninja.

Fruit Ninja is another mobile gaming staple, this arcade game is a great time killer that can keep you entertained for hours on end. Progress in this game to make upgrades to your blade and compete in time challenges to smash as much fruit as you can. Why not give this great mobile game a try and take out your frustrations on some fruit! This game covers everything that makes a good mobile game, it’s fun, it’s great at occupying those dreaded train journeys and most of all it’s entertaining for all.

 

8 Ball Pool.

8 Ball Pool is a game that we’ve all gotten competitive about, whether you’re playing with friends and family or random online players we’ve all gotten mad at a loss on this game at one time or another. This game brings the classic game of pool out of all those pubs and brings the game to life in mobile capacity. Play with friends or online random players in order to win virtual money that can be used on customizing your pool cues or upgrading your game skills.

 

Crowd City.

Another great time killing mobile game would have to be crowd city, battle against others in multiplayer mode to race around different maps consuming members of other crowds in order to gain the majority and win the round when the game ends. The more wins you get then the more points you will have in order to climb the leaderboard and unlock more and more cutely designed characters to play with.

 

Candy Crush.

A staple in all of our mobile games repertoire is candy crush saga, one of the cutest games out there play in different stages that each get harder as you go further and match the different colors of candy. Clearing the colors of candy will make you gain points which contribute to your star rating out of three at the end of the round, aim for three stars and you will gain extra bonuses to play with in future rounds, hours of fun for all the family to enjoy!

 

Clash of Clans.

For those of you into your medieval strategy style games, Clash of Clans is the one for you, work to build up your village and its defenses by competing in raids on other villages in order to gain coins and elixir. Use coins and elixir to buy new soldiers for raids, extra buildings and walls and defenses to avoid the theft of your valuables. This game is extremely engrossing and if you give it a try your village will be your number one priority in life!

 

Mario Kart.

Mario Kart is a recent addition to the mobile gaming world and offers the nostalgic Nintendo game that we all know and love. Play in the iconic but freshly designed maps with all the updated characters and race online to show you’re the best player. With updates coming soon features such as multiplayer and expansion to maps and characters this game is definitely one to give a go.

 

Plants vs Zombies.

Plants vs Zombies combines military style tactics with amazingly animated and weaponized plants. Defend yourself from zombie attacks with an array of different mutant plants each with different abilities from firing projectiles to freezing zombies as you progress you unlock more and more plants to defend your garden from the ever increasing zombie horde.

 

Into the Dead.

Another great zombie game ( although a bit scarier) is into the dead, with amazing graphics and weapons style this runner game is extremely immersive sending players into the scary world of the zombie apocalypse. With story mode and free run either follow a gripping tale where characters must evade death running through fields or in free run compete on a leaderboard for the most kills.

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Best Business Software for Pest Control Companies in 2020

Making upgrades to any business software is a great step to being effective and efficient in the workplace, using business software improves time management, teamwork and  business turnaround. Going digital can be a daunting task however for a business to prosper you need to concentrate on delivering a positive experience to customers, this can be hard to concentrate on if you are snowed under with menial tasks, using business software can allow you to organize yourself in a way that makes these menial jobs easier to do and less daunting. By freeing up some time you can spend more of the work day making sure the customer is happy, this idea applies to pest control companies also and there are many options out there in terms of business software.

 

ServSuite Software

ServSuite is a great business software option that is specially made to meet the requirements of pest control, lawn care and arbor care companies. With many capabilities when it comes to both employee and client scheduling allowing you to place any shifts or maintenance appointments on a virtual calendar for optimal organisation. This software is also great for controlling finances, with billing capabilities including recording outgoing and ingoing payments, logging invoices and even making projections at how the business is going to go in terms of revenue. This software is great for a pest control company as they are reliant on making sure they are on time for bookings to retain a good reputation with clientele.

 

Housecall Pro software

Housecall Pro presents an overtly organised approach to business management, with tools like payment processing and automatic invoices to aid in managing finances.  This app is great for services that are done via home visits such as pest control, cleaning, household maintenance and more. Because these jobs are majority appointment based, housecall pro allows you to organize and schedule appointments when possible, by staying relatively organised you can clearly see where time is available for visits and ensure that a positive customer experience is had as you are able to give concise availability. With the ability to get rid of the dated paper format and instead transfer things like invoices and receipts to a digital format, this again improves organisation and would be a great feature to have under your belt when it comes to managing a pest control company as you can clearly view your finances.

 

Jobber Software

Jobber is an online business management tool that is designed with the smaller, independent businesses in mind. With features like creating invoices, schedules, client lists and job quotes you can be sure that this app will add an organised flair to the business. Particularly for a smaller pest control company where you may be limited for employees it is important that everyone who does work on your team is working efficiently, by cutting out the more menial paperwork jobs and going digital, more time can be spent ensuring your customers are happy and the staff that you do hire are not wasted with the paperwork. Jobber has the ability to organize appointments in a way where an online schedule can be accessed to keep on track of job progress, who is working on the job, client contact details and any changes to appointment times or if there are any specific requests to be made. With built in auto invoice software once a job is complete an email is sent to the client requesting payment, this is easy thanks to the option to use payment apps like PayPal and stripe to make the process as stress free as possible.

 

Workiz Software

Workiz software is another great choice for a business software for managing a pest control service. With features to help with payments, schedules, making appointments, contacting employees and ordering parts this app can make running the business easy and stress free. With a virtual calendar that can have holidays, work appointments and meetings inputted into a shared domain for your team to access you can ensure that everyone is where they are supposed to be at a given time. Workiz also comes fully equipped with a messaging feature that can be used to keep management in contact with those in the field, this is a great way of quickly notifying your superiors should there be any issues or updates about a job. This software would be great for home, professional and Airdrie pest control  as it is crucial to be organised within this profession so that you are meeting set deadlines and not being late for customers.

 

 

PestRoutes Software

A final great option for a business management software that is effective in creating an organised and effective work environment would have to be PestRoutes Software . This management tool would be great for a pest control company as it provides users with an array of customizable documents such as invoices, quotes and service agreements this tool really does aid in avoiding all of that tedious paperwork. The process is quick and easy and thanks to features like allowing customers to sign the documents with an electronic signature the process is made much more convenient as there is no need for a physical interaction. Overall this business software is a great addition to a pest control company making overall improvements to how efficiently the business is run, by having an online platform where a lot of the paper reliant processes are digitalized.

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What’s the Best Programming Language for a SaaS Company

A SaaS (Software as a Service) company is a company which allows a customer to remotely access a program via the internet, which is usually held on the company’s server. It can be consumer focused or business focused. An example of consumer focused could be YouTube, if you have a YouTube channel and want it to get more popular, imo themarketingheaven.com is the best site to buy views on YouTube.

If you’re starting a SaaS company, first you’ll need to brainstorm what the niche and function of your web application is, once you’ve figured this out, you can then go ahead and start planning your website. There isn’t a “best” programming language for a software as a service cloud based website so I’ll explain what certain popular languages when building SaaS products are and what they’ll do for your development team to know when hiring and languages that you should know yourself.

Java

This is one of the most common languages used in back-ends for web applications. It is easy to create scalable web applications for various types of products. It is reliable and is easy to test, also you can predict the performance, so you don’t have to guess your memory allocation.

PHP

If your web application is going to deal with databases like MySQL, PHP is a must for your modern web application. Software as a Service companies such as WordPress, and any other content management systems are powered by a backbone of PHP.

SQL

Previously, I talked about MySQL, for this you’ll need to learn SQL code. This is vital for web applications where you’ll need to organize, shift through and easily pick out exact information in a large database. SQL allows you to query and extract information from massive databases.

Python

Python is a jack of all trades language. Statistics, data analysis, build a user friendly interface, easy to develop web applications. Python also is remarkably easy to read, easy to learn, so it’s perfect if you’re new to programming and want to understand and work with your development team and its simplicity doesn’t render it to only simple web applications. Python has gained popularity with data scientists to extract large data sets in all industries, so whatever your niche is, Python will probably help.

Ruby

Ruby is another non-complicated language that, if your company specializes in any of these products; this language would be ideal. E-commerce websites can benefit using Ruby with the ability of dealing with huge databases with features such as adding a large amount of product pictures and a big description linked with a product. You can add in payment integration and a chat side bar as well, which most commercial websites have nowadays. If you’re planning a content management system company, Ruby is well suited as it has great scalability and it’s easy to create an interface which is attractive to the customer. Ruby is used by several big brands that are SaaS companies such as Airbnb and Twitch.

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