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Being cheap may leave you broke(n)

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Over the holidays, my wife and I went to see the new Mission Impossible movie, Mission Impossible 4: Ghost Protocol. If you are familiar with the franchise, you know the movies always contain a bunch of explosions, fire and mayhem. This release is no different; Ethan Hunt is out to save the world from nuclear holocaust, and in the process several bad guys, automobiles and buildings are bludgeoned into submission.

As part of the plot, Ethan needs to scale the outer wall of the Burj Khalifa (the tallest building in the world at some 2,716 feet) to get to the buildings’ server room. Naturally, he has the latest gadget to aid in his ascent – some futuristic gloves designed to adhere to any surface – that enables him to climb the wall like Spidermaninflatable slide. (On a side-note, the gloves powering up sound like Iron Man turning on his palm-mounted repulsors…Perhaps we are on our way to a hybrid Superhero?)

Unfortunately for Ethan, someone decided to go cheap on the gloves’ batteries, buying the store brand rather than Duracell or Energizer. Or at least it sure seems that way when, part way up the wall, the power starts to fail. Before long, Ethan is hanging on by one glove and his fingernails.

When the gloves started to fail, online casino how do you think Ethan felt about going with the cheapest Giving his followers plenty of fodder, has taken to Twitter to discuss everything from his latest albums to the allegations in 2011 that he fathered a fan”s child. batteries? Do you think he felt like they were the best overall value? Probably not…I know if I were hanging some 110 floors above the street, depending on my battery-powered gloves to keep me there, I would want the best batteries money could buy!

The best (cheapest) price does not always translate into the best value in batteries or business. Careful research needs to be done in order to understand what solution truly offers the best value. You may spend a little more for a superior product, but in the long run the performance of the superior product translates into the best value and is worth the investment.

IAT’s dialing technology, whether hosted or site-premised, predictive dialing and broadcast messaging won’t leave you “hanging” when the going gets tough.

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This article was written by Ray

1 comment:

Donne ViauMarch 1, 2012 at 2:45 pmReply

I wholeheartedly agree with the “Cheapest isn’t the best way to go” theory. I follow that with most of my purchases and have found that when I do try to go on the cheap, I find I got exactly what I pay for (ask me about the $5 blue tooths I have bought on eBay). Keep in mind though I do not just pay more without researching as well. Consumer reviews are extremely important whether I am making purchases for personal use or for my company. My formula is middle of the road on price + good to great consumer reviews=I’m buying.