Many gamers don't believe that buying a high-quality headset is essential for the perfect gaming experience- but that's not true. Gaming is all about your response rate and coordination. The only two things that help you respond quickly and with more accuracy are your visual and auditory senses. To enhance those senses and get the best possible gaming results, you need to get yourself a proper headset, not just decent speakers. Just do what women do, they're always right!
Female gamers have been there since Puk Man was invented but recently they have been shaping the gaming industry - some of the most well-known gaming writers, creators, designers, and developers are women. And female gamers prefer to use quality gaming headsets instead of anything else - here's why.
Gaming requires accurate well-calculated movements, many of which have auditory queues throughout the game. High quality and well-designed headphones will give you a crystalline sound and deep bass. You will know if the sound is coming from your left or right-hand side and will be able to determine who's right behind you or coming towards you, just because you can hear every single sound signal in the game.
Get In The Zone
We're all used to having screens in front of us all the time, some of us even fall asleep with the television switched on or their phones beeping with notifications- it just doesn't bother them. Visuals are not enough to get you in the zone anymore, you need to make sure the environment surrounding you is just right for you to get in the gaming zone and start winning. Nothing does that better than a quality gaming headset, and you don't even have to worry about finding the best option for your needs because there are plenty of various alternatives that you can pick from. Make sure your headset gives you the comfort of hearing everything that's happening around you clearly, and that it sits comfortably on your head and ears without causing you any headaches or pain. Also, make sure it has noise cancellation features so you can zone out of the world and get in the mood to play.
It's 2020 and almost every human being on earth quarantined for at least a couple of months this year. Gaming consumes time, enhances your eye and hand coordination, and most importantly, takes you to another reality. You don't want to be restricted to just the chair when you really want to get into the game. Wireless headphones allow mobility and freedom to walk around the house, stand up when excited, and changing your seating position any time while you're playing, isn't that just perfect?
More recently, games allow all team members and even enemies to communicate together for a better gaming experience. You can now see your friends' avatars, interact with them throughout the game and talk to them one on one or with the rest of the team listening, that's up to you in most games. You will be able to make decisions and coordinate strategies together to get the best results out of your game. Just make sure you buy a headset with a solid built-in mic that allows your team members to hear you loud and clear. Most headphones will allow you to enjoy a superior quality of sound, but those that are designed specifically to enhance your gaming experience will be more comfortable and will come with a built-in mic.
With more women focused on doing all the right things to prove themselves as gamers who are just as good as any male gamer, the industry will face huge changes. Headphone brand manufacturers will start making changes to their marketing, sales, and product development strategies to be able to attract more females. You probably want to get a fancy one, especially, If you're planning to wear your headsets in public, you will be able to choose between a variety of options that range from the standard designs to more exciting ones such as the alien spaceship options. Make sure you pick the color, design, and shape very carefully so you can be comfortable while wearing it in public places.
You don't have to pay a fortune in order to get a gaming headset that will take the whole experience to the next level. To make your life better, there are plenty of affordable, flagship options available online. If you wanted to get a similar experience to what you get from using a specialized gaming headset, you would need to spend a few hundred dollars on a whole sound system. Buying a headset is relatively cheaper than buying a whole sound system, it will also keep you from disturbing your neighbors and annoying your family, and most importantly, you'll be able to talk back to gamers while playing. Go ahead and get this awesome headset you came across earlier, it's a good investment and is beneficial for your overall gaming experience and satisfaction as mentioned above.
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"How did you ever get into a business like that?" people ask me. They're confounded to hear that my product is industrial baler wire—a very unfeminine pursuit, especially in 1975 when I founded my company in the midst of a machismo man's world. It's a long story, but I'll try to shorten it.
I'd never been interested to enter the "man's" world of business, but when I discovered a lucrative opportunity to become my own boss, I couldn't pass it up—even if it involved a non-glamorous product. I'd been fired from my previous job working to become a ladies' clothing buyer and was told at my dismissal, "You just aren't management or corporate material." My primary goal then was to find a career in which nobody had the power to fire me and that provided a comfortable living for my two little girls and myself.
Over the years, I've learned quite a few tough lessons about how to successfully run a business. Below are five essential elements to keep in mind, as well as my story on how I learned them.
Find A Need And Fill It
I gradually became successful at selling various products, which unfortunately weren't profitable enough to get me off the ground, so I asked people what they needed that they couldn't seem to get. One man said, "Honey, I need baler wire. Even the farmers can't get it." I saw happy dollar signs as he talked on and dedicated myself to figuring out the baler wire industry.
I'd never been interested to enter the "man's" world of business, but when I discovered a lucrative opportunity to become my own boss, I couldn't pass it up.
Now forty-five years later, I'm proud to be the founder of Vulcan Wire, Inc., an industrial baler wire company with $10 million of annual sales.
Have Working Capital And Credit
There were many pitfalls along the way to my eventual success. My daughters and I were subsisting from my unemployment checks, erratic alimony and child-support payments, and food stamps. I had no money stashed up to start up a business.
I paid for the first wire with a check for which I had no funds, an illegal act, but I thought it wouldn't matter as long as I made a deposit to cover the deficit before the bank received the check. My expectation was that I'd receive payment immediately upon delivery, for which I used a rented truck.
Little did I know that this Fortune 500 company's modus operandi was to pay all bills thirty or more days after receipts. My customer initially refused to pay on the spot. I told him I would consequently have to return the wire, so he reluctantly decided to call corporate headquarters for this unusual request.
My stomach was in knots the whole time he was gone, because he said it was iffy that corporate would come through. Fifty minutes later, however, he emerged with a check in hand, resentful of the time away from his busy schedule. Stressed, he told me to never again expect another C.O.D. and that any future sale must be on credit. Luckily, I made it to the bank with a few minutes to spare.
Know Your Product Thoroughly
I received a disheartening phone call shortly thereafter: my wire was breaking. This horrible news fueled the fire of my fears. Would I have to reimburse my customer? Would my vendor refuse to reimburse me?
My customer told me to come over and take samples of his good wire to see if I might duplicate it. I did that and educated myself on the necessary qualities.
My primary goal then was to find a career in which nobody had the power to fire me and that provided a comfortable living for my two little girls and myself.
Voila! I found another wire supplier that had the right specifications. By then, I was savvy enough to act as though they would naturally give me thirty-day terms. They did!
More good news: My customer merely threw away all the bad wire I'd sold him, and the new wire worked perfectly; he then gave me leads and a good endorsement. I rapidly gained more wire customers.
Anticipate The Dangers Of Exponential Growth
I had made a depressing discovery. My working capital was inadequate. After I purchased the wire, I had to wait ten to thirty days for a fabricator to get it reconfigured, which became a looming problem. It meant that to maintain a good credit standing, I had to pay for the wire ten to thirty days before my customers paid me.
I was successful on paper but was incredibly cash deprived. In other words, my exponentially growing business was about to implode due to too many sales. Eventually, my increasing sales grew at a slower rate, solving my cash flow problem.
Delegate From The Bottom Up
I learned how to delegate and eventually delegated myself out of the top jobs of CEO, President, CFO, and Vice President of Finance. Now, at seventy-eight years old, I've sold all but a third of Vulcan's stock and am semi-retired with my only job currently serving as Vice President of Stock and Consultant.
In the interim, I survived many obstacles and learned many other lessons, but hopefully these five will get you started and help prevent some of you from having the same struggles that I did. And in the end, I figured it all out, just like you will.