Monthly Archives: September 2011

Mobile Home

How to Name a Mobile Home Park

When you buy a mobile home park, and if you currently own a mobile home park, it’s a pretty safe bet that you need to change the name. Because most mobile home parks have terrible names that, sadly, could be used as a marketing tool if only they were different. Just like Johnny Cash’s “A Boy Named Sue”, many mobile home parks have names which are extremely inappropriate and downright embarrassing for their residents to live under. And a wonderful marketing opportunity is missed every day that they are not changed.

The Problem

Most mobile home parks were built in the 1970s or earlier, at a time when mobile home park residents dreamed of having their own private jukebox and pink flamingos in the yard. They were the very essence of tacky. And the park names matched the customer. Some were clever take-offs on the mobile home concept, like “Roll-A-Home”. Many were rustic sounding like “Wagon Wheel”. But rarely were they created with any marketing strategy involved. Some are so bad that you have to wonder if the owner was trying to make fun of his tenants or the whole concept of trailer living. Some parks don’t even have a name, just a 4’ x 8’ sheet of plywood with a phone number or “Mobile Park” crudely painted on it. Just like the grave of the unknown soldier, they are nameless plots of dirt where tenants live and die and don’t even know how to identify themselves.

The Early Creators

Many of moms and pops that still own parks in America don’t know diddle about naming a property. They might be good with a carbine in WWII, or great with laying their own sewer line (until it flows backwards the first time around), or building parking pads with asphalt out of the back of their pick-up truck. But when it came to marketing, they were at the bottom of the class. Just look at the marketing materials from these folks even today. A professional quality flyer is a Xeroxed sheet written by hand with a marks-a-lot (both capitals and lower case letters interchanged). These folks ruled over cheap pieces of farmland with new infrastructure and some trailers, and were not serious real estate investors. They never dreamed their parks would be worth anything some day. The bottom line is that while they may have attractive mobile home parks, they have no idea how to name a property properly. Is it appropriate to have a lousy name on an expensive park?

The Cure

Naming a mobile home park is very easy. Virtually any name you choose will be better than the current one – you are probably 1,000% more marketing savvy than the person you bought the park from. You certainly have more at stake than they did. But there is a strategy to derive the ultimate name if you put a little work into it. Here’s the process:

·          What is the number one sales point for someone moving to or living in the park?

·          Reduce this sales point to one or two essential words.

·          Add the name “Estates” at the start or end of these words.

For example, if your park has huge pine trees on it that everybody loves, then the appropriate name would be “Pine Tree Estates”. Or if it’s the frontage on Lake Forest, then it should be “The Estates of Lake Forest”, or “Lake Forest Estates”. It’s that simple.

Why a classy name? Because people in mobile home parks don’t want to be reminded of the fact with a lousy name that they have to use among the rest of the world who does not live in a trailer park. What kid at school wants to tell his friends, “I live in Roll-A-Home”? Nobody. Everybody wants to feel important and equal. Give them that opportunity!

Enacting the New Name

Once you have settled on a name, it’s equally easy to put it into practice. First, notify the city of what you are doing, and make sure it is legal to change before you begin. I have never seen a city that had a problem with changing the name. Then, it’s time for a new sign for the park. This time around, get a decent quality one from a professional company, at a cost of about $2,000. Then send a letter to all the tenants about the name change. And you’ll have to change the marketing materials at all of the dealers. The final change is your yellow page ad – so keep watching for that renewal notice.

That’s all there it to it. That’s not too hard now, is it?

The Benefits

A new, classy name will have multiple benefits to your property:

  • The name alone delivers your sales message to potential customers (remember to put the key  sales point in the name).

  • The residents will have more pride of ownership when they can take pride in the name of where they live.

  • A new name erases the park’s past ills

  • A new name is a turn-on to lenders who look at financing it (remember that the name will be throughout your loan application documents).

  • A classy name will help you get a higher sales price when you go to sell the park someday.

Conclusion

The benefits of changing the name of your mobile home park are priceless. The cost is nominal. There is no excuse not to do it. So start immediately. You will be very happy you did. And so will your tenants!

Dave Reynolds

Mobile Business

Sony Ericsson Xperia X1: High-performance Window Mobile Phone

To fulfill the desires of fashion-conscious mobile users, Sony Ericsson started launching mobile phones with stunning looks and well-exquisite shiny casings. To add more credit to its fame, it has recently released the Sony Ericsson Xperia series mobile phones in the market. The Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1 is the first windows based mobile phone that belongs to the family of Xperia series. To be known as the high-end features gadget, it comes with the Windows Mobile 6.1 Operating system and supports Java ME. One more fascinating feature of this sophisticated phone is its arch-slider mechanism, which adds more style to it. This smart looking phone is especially known for its elegant and touchscreen features. It is available in two attractive colours such as Solid Black and Steel Silver. Having the dimensions of 110.5 x 52.6 x 17 mm and a weight of 145 grams, the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1 Mobile Phone offers great flexibility to its users, while using and carrying it.

To enjoy hassle-free access and to view the best quality pictures on it, the Xperia X1 phone from Sony Ericsson comes with a large 3.0 inches TFT touchscreen display that comes along with QWERTY keyboard and Optical track pad features. So that, this can be used by all types of mobile users. If you are not interested to operate the functions of the phone by using finger tips, you can operate with the help of its user-friendly QWERTY keyboard. Its vibrant screen offers an exceptional resolution of 800 x 480 pixels and supports nearly 65K multiple colours. The Qualcomm MSM7200 528MHz processor of this stylish handset delivers seamless mobile performance and solutions. This innovative smart phone comes embedded with an internal memory of 256 MB of RAM, 512 MB of ROM and has a microSD (TransFlash) memory card. If you want to download your favourite movies and videos via the Internet, You can use this card to expand the external memory of the phone.

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1 device acts like a navigator and helps you to reach your destinations without any hassles as it comes preloaded with a built-in GPS receiver that supports A-GPS function. The Pocket Office feature of this wonderful phone assists the business mobile users by allowing them to find all the window format files like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, One Note and PDF viewer whenever they want. So that, the businessmen are no need to spend a lot of time in front of the Internet. Besides latest multiple messaging and browsing options like SMS, MMS, Email, Push email, IM, WAP 2.0/HTML (IE) Internet browser and RSS feeds, this modern touchscreen handset comes embedded with a superb quality camera and music player. Its 3.2 mega pixels digital camera offers a high image resolution and allows the users to take picture in a perfect way. Auto-focus, video (VGA@30fps) recorder, Picture editor/blogging, flash and secondary video call camera are some of the camera additional features of this phone. To offer high sound quality to its users, the music player features of the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1 gadget supports several popular format files like MP3, AAC and MPEG4.

The data transfer features of the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1 mobile phone include class 10 GPRS, EDGE, 3G-HSDPA, WLAN-Wi-Fi 802.11b/g, wireless Bluetooth v2.0 with A2DP connectivity and miniUSB support. All these features allow you to download your favourite songs and movies in an easy and quick way. This phone is introduced in the market with a standard rechargeable battery of Li-Po 1500 mAh (BST-41) that delivers an approximate standby and talk time of 833 and 10 hours, respectively.

To know more details about this smart window Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1 , you can visit the official website of Sony Ericsson over the Internet.

Stephen George
http://www.articlesbase.com/communication-articles/sony-ericsson-xperia-x1-highperformance-window-mobile-phone-722669.html

Mobile Broadband

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Mobile Home

What is the average mobile home park rent rate in California?

My husband and I are interested in buying a mobile home in southern California. If we were to pay for the mobile home in full, how much could we be expecting to pay monthly for "Park-Rent"?
Is it possible to buy a mobile home where we don’t have to pay for lot rent?

I don’t think you’d be able to find a a mobile home in which you don’t have to pay rent for, unless you purchase a lot and use it for that purpose. My parents live in a mobile home currently, and they pay about $300-400 monthly for their "space", including sewer, trash, water, & gas. Hope that helped! Good luck on your purchase icon smile What is the average mobile home park rent rate in California?

Mobile Business

What do I need to start a mobile website?

I would be thankful if you could help me out on a step-by-step details.

Furthermore, please let me know, which mobile host do I choose from?

You should have xhtml knowledge to create a mobile site. Its very easy though. But if you are intending to make a more complex site the php and sql knowledge are required. And also a bit understanding in CSS. Some easy tutorials on all this is provided at http://w3schools.com

You could also create sites with no knowledge of xhtml,php,etc using free mobile site creators, like the xtgem.com. It also provides subdomains to host your site absolutely free. Some more similar free sites can be found in ‘wapmaster section/Design’ of this site http://technowledge.mobi [created in Xtgem].

You could also have your own domain name by buying a domain from godaddy.com or such other sites.

Mobile Home

How to Name a Mobile Home Park

When you buy a mobile home park, and if you currently own a mobile home park, it’s a pretty safe bet that you need to change the name. Because most mobile home parks have terrible names that, sadly, could be used as a marketing tool if only they were different. Just like Johnny Cash’s “A Boy Named Sue”, many mobile home parks have names which are extremely inappropriate and downright embarrassing for their residents to live under. And a wonderful marketing opportunity is missed every day that they are not changed.

The Problem

Most mobile home parks were built in the 1970s or earlier, at a time when mobile home park residents dreamed of having their own private jukebox and pink flamingos in the yard. They were the very essence of tacky. And the park names matched the customer. Some were clever take-offs on the mobile home concept, like “Roll-A-Home”. Many were rustic sounding like “Wagon Wheel”. But rarely were they created with any marketing strategy involved. Some are so bad that you have to wonder if the owner was trying to make fun of his tenants or the whole concept of trailer living. Some parks don’t even have a name, just a 4’ x 8’ sheet of plywood with a phone number or “Mobile Park” crudely painted on it. Just like the grave of the unknown soldier, they are nameless plots of dirt where tenants live and die and don’t even know how to identify themselves.

The Early Creators

Many of moms and pops that still own parks in America don’t know diddle about naming a property. They might be good with a carbine in WWII, or great with laying their own sewer line (until it flows backwards the first time around), or building parking pads with asphalt out of the back of their pick-up truck. But when it came to marketing, they were at the bottom of the class. Just look at the marketing materials from these folks even today. A professional quality flyer is a Xeroxed sheet written by hand with a marks-a-lot (both capitals and lower case letters interchanged). These folks ruled over cheap pieces of farmland with new infrastructure and some trailers, and were not serious real estate investors. They never dreamed their parks would be worth anything some day. The bottom line is that while they may have attractive mobile home parks, they have no idea how to name a property properly. Is it appropriate to have a lousy name on an expensive park?

The Cure

Naming a mobile home park is very easy. Virtually any name you choose will be better than the current one – you are probably 1,000% more marketing savvy than the person you bought the park from. You certainly have more at stake than they did. But there is a strategy to derive the ultimate name if you put a little work into it. Here’s the process:

·          What is the number one sales point for someone moving to or living in the park?

·          Reduce this sales point to one or two essential words.

·          Add the name “Estates” at the start or end of these words.

For example, if your park has huge pine trees on it that everybody loves, then the appropriate name would be “Pine Tree Estates”. Or if it’s the frontage on Lake Forest, then it should be “The Estates of Lake Forest”, or “Lake Forest Estates”. It’s that simple.

Why a classy name? Because people in mobile home parks don’t want to be reminded of the fact with a lousy name that they have to use among the rest of the world who does not live in a trailer park. What kid at school wants to tell his friends, “I live in Roll-A-Home”? Nobody. Everybody wants to feel important and equal. Give them that opportunity!

Enacting the New Name

Once you have settled on a name, it’s equally easy to put it into practice. First, notify the city of what you are doing, and make sure it is legal to change before you begin. I have never seen a city that had a problem with changing the name. Then, it’s time for a new sign for the park. This time around, get a decent quality one from a professional company, at a cost of about $2,000. Then send a letter to all the tenants about the name change. And you’ll have to change the marketing materials at all of the dealers. The final change is your yellow page ad – so keep watching for that renewal notice.

That’s all there it to it. That’s not too hard now, is it?

The Benefits

A new, classy name will have multiple benefits to your property:

  • The name alone delivers your sales message to potential customers (remember to put the key  sales point in the name).

  • The residents will have more pride of ownership when they can take pride in the name of where they live.

  • A new name erases the park’s past ills

  • A new name is a turn-on to lenders who look at financing it (remember that the name will be throughout your loan application documents).

  • A classy name will help you get a higher sales price when you go to sell the park someday.

Conclusion

The benefits of changing the name of your mobile home park are priceless. The cost is nominal. There is no excuse not to do it. So start immediately. You will be very happy you did. And so will your tenants!

Dave Reynolds

Mobile Business

Life Without Mobile Phones: Difficult to Imagine, Isn’t That?

Imagine life without mobile phones! Difficult! That’s the charisma of mobile phones. Today, everyone has got a mobile handset-be it a businessman or a bureaucrat, a school-going kid or a college goer, a housewife or a gym trainer. Unlike the earlier days, mobile phones are very easy to get nowadays. With the emergence of online mobile shops things have become easier than ever. Online mobile shops work round the clock and offer you a wide variety of deals to choose from. Contract mobile phone deal, 12 months free line rental, pay-as-you go mobile phone deal, sim free mobile phone deals are some of the most popular mobile phone deals online mobile shops are currently offering.

Mobile phones have become a worldwide craze. From Europe to Asia, from Australia to Africa-mobile phones have generated a huge sensation. As more and more sophisticated models have been launched, mobile phone users are now able to keep themselves abreast of latest technology and information. First came the camera feature, then the music-Internet is the latest addition. Today you can access the Internet from anywhere anytime. Thanks to WAP and XHTML for making Internet available with the mobile handsets.

Frankly speaking, it’s really difficult ( if not impossible ) to imagine life without mobile phones. Over the last few years we have been addicted to the mobile phones in such a manner that they have become as essential to us as that of food and shelter. To put it another way, we have joined the mobile bandwagon called “mobile mania” ( it may sound odd to some of us ).

While some use mobile phones for the mere purpose of making and receiving calls, some other love to explore its different features-camera, music, game, connectivity etc. Whatever may be the reason, mobile phones are sold like hot cakes these days and people are using them in every walk of their lives.

To get more information on latest mobile phones like Nokia N73, Nokia 330 etc. please visit the website.

Elizabeth Wills
http://www.articlesbase.com/gadgets-and-gizmos-articles/life-without-mobile-phones-difficult-to-imagine-isnt-that-100685.html

Mobile Home

What is the average mobile home park rent rate in California?

My husband and I are interested in buying a mobile home in southern California. If we were to pay for the mobile home in full, how much could we be expecting to pay monthly for "Park-Rent"?
Is it possible to buy a mobile home where we don’t have to pay for lot rent?

I don’t think you’d be able to find a a mobile home in which you don’t have to pay rent for, unless you purchase a lot and use it for that purpose. My parents live in a mobile home currently, and they pay about $300-400 monthly for their "space", including sewer, trash, water, & gas. Hope that helped! Good luck on your purchase icon smile What is the average mobile home park rent rate in California?

Mobile Business

Why do all websites redirect me to their mobile phone website?

Every website that has a version designed for a mobile phone redirects my COMPUTER to their mobile site on all web browsers! HELP!
I actually fixed it lol, but I’ll leave the question open just in case anyone may know the answer.

Often sites contain a detection script in the header of their site code that determines what browser and/or device the site is being referenced from. In some cases it stores this information in a cookie placed in your device’s cache. If it misread the device type and stored the cookie, or you ported cookies from a mobile device to your computer somehow, it could wind up acting this way. Clearing the cookies and cache might resolve the problem.