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The Top 16 Retail Discounts for First Responders

December 12, 2019

The Top 16 Retail Discounts for First Responders

First Responders are the truly inspiring heroes who respond immediately to emergency calls and arrive at the scene instantly for help. Their timely professional assistance makes them life-savers and our society would be in much trouble if there were no firefighters, military personnel, EMTs, rescuers and police officers. We owe them all and can never pay back for their selfless services. Their unmatched passion and dedication make them worthy of our respect, appreciation, love, and honor. First Responder Discounts recognizes their efforts and appreciates them for their incredible support and fearless services by making exclusive discounts available to them.

Along with many known vendors and brands whose offers you will found on our website, here are some of the top Retail discounts, exclusively for First Responders.

1. AC Lens

AC Lens, a columbus-based company regards the dedicated services of First Responders and proudly presents exclusive 15% discount on entire stock of eyewear, eye care products, lenses and glasses.


2. AFEyewear

AFEyewear honors the selfless services of our national heroes and offers upto 50% discount on their entire range of eyewear.


3. Apple.com

Apple also stands with First Responders and appreciates them for what they do by offering exclusive low pricing on select range of products.


4. Audiobooks.com

Audiobooks.com acknowledges the unmatched passion and dedication of First Responders and offers them free audiobooks..


5. Black Helmet Apparel

Although, the company doesn’t offer career-specific concessions and special pricing but as it was established by a firefighter, the company does donate some percentage of their sales to firemen-related causes.


6. CARiD

CARiD honors firefighters, policemen, Rescue personnel and EMTs for their heroic services. All First Responders can get special 10% discount on the automobile replacement parts and car accessories.


7. Columbia

Columbia rewards the community heroes for their commitment, audacity and fearlessness by offering special 15% off accessories and apparel.


8. Coolframes.com

Coolframes.com proudly stands for our national heroes including police officers, EMTs and firefighters. All First Responders can enjoy a 5% discount on their whole range of sunglasses, contact lenses and prescription glasses.


9. Fanatics

Fanatics rewards First Responders for their unmatched passion, enthusiasm and dedication. These heroes like firemen, 911 dispatchers, correctional officers and EMTs can get exclusive 15% off sports gear, sports apparel and merchandise.


10. GelPro

GelPro admires the selflessness and bravery of policemen, firefighters and EMTs and appreciates them by presenting special 25% off all their comfort floor mats.


11. Global Rings
Global Rings encourages firefighters for their fearlessness and self-sacrifice. They are presenting special discounts to firemen and their families on all their purchases.


12. Glock

Glock acknowledges the dedicated efforts and unwavering support of first responders. All the active and retired EMTs, firefighters and police officers can enjoy special discounts on the entire range.


13. Ironman Store

Ironman Store encourages our national heroes like firefighters, EMTs and police officers for their passion and courage. They are offering special 10% discount on their entire strock.


14. Jockey

Jockey supports active and retired firemen, police officers and emergency medical technicians for what they do. They are offering special 10% discount on their entire stock of activewear, underwear and sleepwear.


15. JR Cigar

JR Cigar proudly honors First Responders for their self-sacrifice and incredible bravery. All community heroes can enjoy special discounts on their purchase here.


16. Leatherman

Leatherman recognizes the efforts and commendable services of First Responders like firemen and law officers, and thanks them by offering exclusive discounts on their complete range of products.

Conclusion

 

It takes a lot to be a First Responder. These national heroes compromise their own safety and run towards danger to help us stay safe. They deserve to be appreciated. In order to honor their selflessness and bravery, we, at First Responder Discounts are proudly presenting exciting offers and discounts. Sign up with us today and share our platform with fellow First Responders so that they can also enjoy unlimited discounts from different vendors. 

 

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How to Offer Discounts to Boost Your Sales

November, 16, 2020

Tips for Implementing Discounts to Maximize Your Profit

The ultimate goal for every business is to attract more customers and increase sales. No matter how good your product or services are, if your marketing strategies are not devised carefully, you won’t get the desired results. If you want to become a preferred choice for your audience, you need to be creative and persistent in your efforts.

 

There are many means to create brand loyalty and the most effective of these is running promotions and offering discounts on your products and services. 

 

Discounting involves more than the mere slashing of prices. If done correctly, it can improve your brand reputation, drive more traffic, and increase your sales. Therefore, you should carefully plan your pricing strategy and discounts while keeping your primary objectives in mind.

 

Here are some valuable and effective tips that you can use to ensure fruitful implementation of discounts. 

 

Identify Your Objectives

 

One of the most common mistakes committed by retailers and local vendors is that they blindly offer discounts without taking into account their primary objectives. Make sure you don’t repeat the same mistake: Prior to running any new promotion or discount offer, you must have a clear purpose in mind, enabling you to make the right decision regarding the choice of products and time for discount offers.

 

For instance, you should know if your aim is to draw in new customers or bring back old ones, as that will help you correctly target and incentivize your buyers. By having a clear goal, you can make your discounts even more effective, helping draw shoppers in and increasing your sales revenue.

 

Categorize Your Customers and List Customized Offers

 

Segmentation of your customers to create personalized offers can be very effective. If you list tailored offers as per the preferences of your audience, your conversion rate will increase at a rapid pace. To learn more about the shopping habits of your customers, you can monitor their profiles and check out their purchase history to create deals that will entice them. 

 

Choose a Suitable Time

The timing of your offer can be a significant factor that affects your sales. Choosing the right time for offering promotional deals and discounts can increase your sales at an exponential rate. You can choose to offer different deals for different categories of customers at a different time of the year as well. This personalized approach will make your deals more appealing to the audience increasing your sales. 

 

Go for Psychological Pricing

If you want to offer discounts without compromising your margins, you should try psychological pricing and creative discount strategies. For example, you can use the charm price or go for other types of promotions like multi-buy offers. By giving these alternative sales bundles, customers are incentivized to buy for the sake of the deal, increasing your sales.

Try Conditional Promotions

Running conditional promotions is a smart way to drive more traffic and close more sales. By setting various conditions to qualify for discounts, you can effectively protect your profit margin while attracting more customers. 

 

Some of the conditions that you can set may include:

> Buy 3 items and get 20% off

> Buy 2 items and get another one free

> Spend $50 and enjoy 10% off your next purchase

 

Offer Discounts to Specific Consumer Groups

Another fruitful solution to boost your sales is to promote your brand in some select groups by offering exclusive discounts directly to them. Listing discounts for First Responders at First Responder Discounts, can drive more traffic and generate revenue while protecting your margins. Finding members of the community to support will additionally enhance your brand image while making them feel important and valued, so consider marketing to a target audience. 

 

Conclusion

Offering discounts and running promotions is an old yet effective way to expand your customer base. Keep the above-mentioned tips in mind while listing discounts and get amazing results.

 

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Psychology of Discounts - Attract Customers with Discount

November, 2, 2020

The Psychology of Discounts

Top 5 Tips to Attract More Customers with Discount Offers

In this day and age of fierce competition, making your business flourish is often a herculean task. If you want to make your place in the market, you need to know how to grab the attention of your target audience, which can be really tricky.

 

 

 

In-depth analysis of competitors and your target audience is crucially important. You can attract more customers in less time if you know about the needs and wants of your target audiences.

 

 

Along with several other tips and tricks to make your brand stand out of the crowd, an important and effective one is offering discounts and running promotions. Through discount offers, you can make your product pricing look reasonable, giving you an edge over your competitors.  

 

Those who think discounts are not an effective means to drive sales don’t understand the effect they can have as a marketing tool. All you need is a strategic approach to give the audience a psychological push via discount offers. 

 

Here are some valuable tips on how to make discount offers look more appealing.

 

Use the Rule of 100

 

The rule of 100 is a smart way to make your deal look like a good one. It suggests that you should give a discount in percentage when the price is under $100; however, if the price is more than $100, it is better to offer discounts in dollar amounts. As people don’t generally calculate the amount of money they can save through the offer, they just go with the one that feels and sounds better. Consumers reported 10% off $50 feels better than $5 off $50. Similarly, for an item of $300, offering the discount as saving $60 instead of 20% off, chances are customers will purchase the product.

 

Go for Visual Magnification 

Always try to find a way to make your offer look and feel bigger. One simple way of doing that is by making use of round values to show your discounted offers. It is a common perception that the majority of the customers prefer rounded numbers as the price in round numbers just feels right and it is more easily processed. On the other hand, non-rounded values are not fluently processed by customers, and they don’t perceive such discounts as significant ones. So, if you want to attract more visitors and make more sales, you should use round numbers to offer discounts.

 

 

Show the Original and Discounted Prices

In order to make your offer more appealing to prospective customers, state the original price first and then list the new discounted prices. According to some studies, the customers read left to right and will, therefore, consider your offer with more weight if the discounted price is positioned on the right of the original price. 

Mention Your Reasons for Offering Discounts

 

Although customers love discounts and your promotional offers will get you more sales, things can go south if you leave the visitors in ambiguity. Making your reasons for offering the discount clear, whether it be an End of Season Sale or a Black Friday special event, will incentivize your customers to participate. If special event dates aren’t an offer, consider offering your discounts to select audiences, to improve brand loyalty. For example, offering discounts to First Responders can increase your image, as you are supporting a celebrated group of individuals serving others tirelessly. Whatever your reasons for offering the discounts, informing your customers will increase the chances of gaining their business in the future. 

 

Try a Gradual Decrease in Discounts

 

Another smart and productive way to increase your sales is to start with a significantly higher discount,  then, gradually move to smaller numbers as your sale goes on. For instance, you can list your offer at 25% off in the beginning of your campaign lowering it to 20% after two days, and dropping it an additional 5% every two days.  Opting for this type of discount, you will be able to attract more customers who want to take advantage of the savings your offering early on, driving up your revenues. 

 

Conclusion

Discounted offers can be used as a powerful tool to drive more sales. If you want to boost your sales, you should carefully plan how to market your discounts strategically, instead of mindless slashing of prices. If you are looking for a platform to help you practice some of these strategies for free, consider First Responders Discounts as the platform for you.

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What Makes Firefighters Real Heroes

November, 24, 2020

As the name indicates, firefighters are trained professionals in fighting fires. They work to extinguish life-threatening flames, offering help in catastrophic situations. They often put their lives on the line to save others and have been serving Americans since1678. Over time, the techniques have changed, but the risks are still the same, and these professionals work selflessly to save the lives of many people.

 

We at First Responder Discounts acknowledge their commitment and dedication. We appreciate them for what they do and reward them by presenting special discounts from different vendors across the US. Firefighters are real-life heroes who deserve our appreciation and respect. Here are the top four reasons we consider them heroes.

 

They Don’t Fear Fire

When there is an explosion or a house is on fire, people try to save themselves and run in the opposite direction. In all that chaos, firefighters are the only ones who run towards it. They are the first ones who reach the scene, putting their safety at stake to ensure ours. The firefighters know well that things might go south during their attempt to rescue others, but they don’t worry about it, showing courage and working their best to rescue others. 

 

 

They Never Give Up

Despite whatever dangers are presented them, firefighters never blink or second guess themselves. If they did, the results could be irreparable damage or loss of life. It’s only their determination and commitment to community service that keeps people safe from severe loss. They never give up, no matter how bad the situation is, and this dedication makes them real heroes. 

 

They Decipher the Root Cause

 

You might have the idea that there are several different factors that can ignite a fire. Some of the primary elements that can cause rapid spread of fire include chemicals, flammable liquids, and faulty wiring. In order to take control of the situation, firefighters decipher the cause of the fire and adopt the most suitable approach for putting it out. By pinpointing the actual cause and providing the best possible solution in the given situation, firefighters keep us safe. 

 

They Inspire Us

Firefighters are inspiring because of their bravery and fearlessness. Their life is full of challenges and they face new risks daily, finding solutions and preventing harm while jeopardizing their safety. Firefighters are the real superheroes in our world, and deserve to be recognized for their efforts. 

 

Bottom Line

Firefighters are no less than superheroes. They fight blazes and offer their services to prevent the spread of fires in order to ensure that we remain safe. We salute them for their tireless services and present exclusive discounts for them.

 

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Why Online Marketing is Important for Your Business

November, 30, 2020

Why Online Marketing is Important for Your Business

Digital marketing is a must-do in this age. Rapid technological advancement and digitalization have increased the need for integration of online marketing tools. In order to make your mark in this highly competitive world, you need to make special efforts so that you can grab the attention of your target market. 

Becoming a number one name in the market and maintaining your top position is not easy. If you don’t use digital means to market your brand, you will fail to meet your business goals. Simply put, online marketing is nothing less than a necessity to fuel your business’ journey. Want to reach a wider audience? Go online. Want to get more visitors? Go online. Want to increase your sales? Go online. It really is that easy.

With Effective Use of Online Marketing Tools, You Can Expand Your Business and Meet Your Business Objectives at a Very Affordable Rate

Here are some of the most important benefits you can get by integrating digital marketing. 

Enhanced Online Presence

Using Online Marketing Can Help in Image Building and Brand Awareness

The first and foremost thing that every business needs, no matter how big or small it is, is to register in the minds of the target audience. You have to make your mark and continue to come up with ideas to keep your customers engaged or some other brand will take your place. If you want to become the favorite choice of your core audience, you have to build and maintain a strong online presence. That’s where digital marketing tools come in. As a majority of people spend plenty of time using social media, that’s where you can target your core audience effectively. You can use trending social platforms, create brand awareness, and keep your audience’s engaged.

Tailored Advertisement

Online Advertisement Is an Effective and Affordable Means to Spread the Word

Conventional means of advertising are no longer as effective as they used to be a decade ago. In this day and age, if you want to capture the attention of your audience, you need to use digital tools as well. Custom-made creative online advertisements are more effective when compared to the traditional ones, and are the most economical as well. By narrowing down your target audience you can grab their attention easily. Internet marketing can help to advertise your products and services and it won’t cost you a fortune.

Increase in Sales

Integration of Digital Marketing Is an Incredible Way to Generate Leads

A significant perk of digital marketing is that it can boost your sales at an exponential rate. Through a creative online marketing strategy, you can hit a wide range of audiences and get more traffic, ultimately leading to an increase in sales. Besides, online marketing costs less than other options. For both new and established businesses, it is critically important to opt for digital marketing. If you have just started, you can hire an expert to build an online profile. It will make a difference and help to meet your sales goals.

Conclusion

The use of online marketing has become crucially important for both the new and old, the big and small businesses. If you want to accelerate your business growth, make sure you use multiple online platforms. If you want to get rapid and long-term results, you can simply join our Vendor Affiliate Program. List your offers with First Responder Discounts and we will market your business for free.

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The Star of Life The Symbol of Emergency Medical Care

November, 30, 2020

The Star of Life: The Symbol of Emergency Medical Care

You may have seen people wearing badges with the Star of Life symbol: A blue star with six points with a traditional medical care symbol in the center, commonly known as Rod of Asclepius, named after a famous Greek Mythology figure; the god of healing and medicine. This Star of Life was created by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to indicate certification of paramedics, ambulances, and EMTs. Currently, this star is known as a symbol of EMS all over the world. 

Each point of the star represents the primary responsibilities and tasks related to emergency medical services, explained below. 

 

Detection

The emergency medical technicians are trained in the best detection techniques available to help overcome any medical emergency. They keenly observe the scene to detect the actual cause of the crisis, identify the potential harm that can be caused to victims by any delay, and offer the best possible solutions based on all the available information. The team of EMS takes care to first detect the cause so they can take preventive measures to ensure the safety of all present at the scene.  

 

Reporting

Once the cause of trouble and the extent of damage is identified, a quick call is made for what kind of professional help is needed. The victim’s situation is reported to dispatch, so appropriate arrangements are made at the hospital in order to give proper medical treatment to victims. 

 

Response

Immediate response to medical emergencies is one of the primary functions of EMTs. Their very function offers immediate help and first aid to reduce pain and suffering of the victims while administering life-saving medicines and techniques.

 

 

On-Scene Care

EMS personnel are trained to cater to emergency situations. They arrive at the scene in time and offer help right there before victims reach the hospital. Immediate medical assistance is necessary in many cases, so the timely response of EMTs will save lives.

 

Care in Transit

After providing on-scene attention and stabilizing the patient, EMTs make arrangements to transfer victims to hospitals for specialized medical care, using either an ambulance or helicopter for safe and timely transportation.  No matter what vehicle they use, they are equipped with the tools and training to ensure their safety. 

 

Transfer to Definitive Care

The last task assigned for the EMS team is the transfer of patients to a doctor’s care, getting the victims to the hospital where proper treatment is administered to ensure their well-being.

 

Bottom Line

The Star of Life is a known mark associated with Emergency Medical Technicians. EMTs work hard and their job comes with many challenges. They deserve to be respected and therefore, we at First Responder Discounts present special discounts for them as a gesture of our appreciation.

 

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Why Vendors Should Offer Special Discounts to First Responders

November, 30, 2020

Why Vendors Should Offer Special Discounts to First Responders?

 

First Responders are considered the backbone of society. They are the ones who work tirelessly to protect and serve the members of their community, with little consideration for themselves, and are deserving of our recognition. At First Responder Discounts, we care about the work these good-minded people do day in and day out and want their services to be recognized and rewarded.   One way we do that is by inviting you, the vendor, to play a productive role in both your community and as a business leader, and demonstrating your appreciation through discounts and promotional deals exclusive to them.  

 

How is it good for your business?

Vendors belonging to different industries should plan to appreciate the unsung heroes of society. You should focus on them and make them realize that their untiring efforts are worthy of your attention. Offering exclusive discount deals and special promotions to the first responders is just one of many ways to return the gesture and will boost your business in multiple ways.  

1. Helps in Image Building

Make an effort to help those who serve us, and add to your reputation.

Creating special discounts and favorable deals to first responders can boost the image of your brand. It shows that you care and value their services, encourage the public to treat their first responders with appreciation and earn esteem in the eyes of your employees and customers. Demonstrating your business as a socially responsible entity creates a positive image for your business and brand, and helps inspire customer loyalty in the members of your community.   

 

2. Builds Loyal Customer Base

Offer discounts to first responders and develop a loyal customer base.

By targeting the first responders and offering attractive discount deals for them, you will stand out of the crowd and present yourself as a favorable option for them. This will earn a good reputation - not only with them - but with their families and friends as well, thus expanding your customer base. The first responders will consider you their go-to choice every time they need to purchase something related to your industry, and where they go, their families are sure to follow. 

3. Boosts your Sales

Give exclusive discounts and boost your sales.

The number of first responders is rapidly growing all over the US. In 2017, there were over 10 million people working as first responders, including police officers, firefighters, EMTs, Army, Military and many more. Their ranks continue to swell, and if you present discounted and exclusive offers for them, you may experience a significant increase in your sales. Simply stated, gifting them discounts results in growing your business.

4. Strengthens Client Relationship

Offer special discounts to first responders to promote brand loyalty.

Offering discounts on quality products is a wonderful way to attract new customers while retaining old ones. First responders make up a significant portion of the US population and targeting them for your business can be fruitful - not just because of the expanding customer base - but also because it inspires confidence and respect in your current customers. By expressing your appreciation to those who serve their community, you build a strong relationship with your customers.

Conclusion

By making first responders feel valued, you can develop a good reputation in the market. Offering exclusive deals to them will create a positive impression in the mind of your target audience, which can only serve your business.

 

The First Responder Discounts is an amazing platform which gives vendors a wonderful opportunity to post discounted deals exclusive to first responders. List your offers for first responders and let the world know that you care: It will boost your brand image, earn you more sales, and help cultivate customer loyalty.  By the way, we value our First Responders as well - so we offer this as a free service to you!

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First Responder Flag Honors the Heroic Service

November, 6, 2020

First Responder Flag Honors the Heroic Service 

Each line of the flag represents a unique category of First Responder. 

 

 

First Responders are real heroes who put their lives on the line for ours on a daily basis. We regard your tireless efforts and appreciate your passion and commitment to community service. What you do is truly commendable and you deserve to be respected and acknowledged. The First Responder Flag honors and respects all categories of First Responders.

Correctional Officers

The first of these thin lines is gray representing correctional officers. They are responsible for maintaining the discipline and reformation of prisoners, helping avoid potential troubles. Their responsibilities include supervising inmate activities and ensuring their safety inside the prison. These are also known as prison officers. 

Dispatch Officers

The yellow line represents dispatch officers, responsible for providing the necessary materials or support to people in need. Dispatchers also work to transport passengers safely to their destinations. Some of their major duties include: Organizing staff, arranging transport, dispatching relevant first responders to the scene, and maintaining necessary records.

Firefighters

The red line represents firefighters; true life-savers who endanger their own lives to ensure our safety. Their responsibilities include extinguishing fires to save the lives of human beings and animals. They risk their own lives in an attempt to prevent the spread of fire, keeping people and the environment safe. 

EMTs

The light white line indicates EMTs, whose timely response to emergency medical situations can mean the difference between life and death for a person in crisis. They are responsible for taking care of patients in the ambulance and transporting them to the hospitals.

Police

The dark blue line in the flag represents police officers, the men, and women responsible for maintaining law and order in society. As enforcers of the law, they use investigative skills to help prevent crime, arrest suspects, and protect the community from harm.  

Military 

The last line in the flag is green, honoring military personnel serving in the Army, Navy, Marines, and Air Force. The members of the armed forces deserve our love, support, and respect, as they strive to keep our country safe from enemies abroad. 

Conclusion

First Responders are real-life superheroes, saving us from the troubles of life. As a gesture of appreciation, we at First Responder Discounts are presenting exclusive discounted deals and special offers, exclusively for First Responders. Visit now and get favorable offers from your favorite vendors from all over the US.



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How We Support First Responders and Local Vendors

October, 14, 2020

How First Responder Discounts Supports First Responders and Local Vendors

Imagine being the first one arriving at a crime scene, a burning building or a roadside accident. How terrible it would feel to be surrounded by blood and screams. Then having to keep your wits to help the survivors. 

Being a First Responder is not easy at all. It takes a lot of courage, dedication, and patience to serve humanity as a real-life hero. Firefighters, police officers, military personnel, and EMTs are the pillars of society who maintain a foundation of protection and public safety. Without them, there would be chaos, high crime rates, and more fatalities from medical emergencies. Simply put, they are the backbone of our community and each of them deserves respect for the sacrifices they make, recognition for their unmatched bravery, and appreciation to boost up their morale.

 

Why We Help First Responders

Risking one’s own life to help others is difficult and not everyone has that courage. The fact that our heroes put their lives on the line during their job, work under pressure, use quick assessment skills make them worthy of our support and appreciation.

They do so much for us and this time, we have decided to step up and ‘GIVE BACK TO THOSE WHO GIVE US SO MUCH’.

 

We at First Responder Discounts acknowledge the sheer dedication, passion, and committed services of these national heroes. In an attempt to thank them for their unwavering service, we have gathered together several vendors eager to provide you with discounts and deals on goods and services.

Who Do We Serve

We have designed this platform to BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN FIRST RESPONDERS AND VENDORS. Our goals are to serve both parties in two different, yet symbiotic ways. 

1. Ensuring First Responders receive the best discount offers out there.

2. Giving Local Vendors top-notch marketing services for free.

 

However, beyond that commonality, our motivations and intentions between how and why we help are different. Below are some of our reasons for helping both First Responders and Vendors.

How We Help First Responders

Many First Responders don’t get paid well, which doesn’t allow them to enjoy the luxuries of life. They spend all their time and energy to serve us and we feel it’s important to help them overcome some of the financial hardships that life can present. On our platform, the following professionals will find special discounted offers.

1. Firefighters

2. Police Officers

3. EMTs

4. Military Personnel

 

Clasped Hands, Comfort, Hands, People, Adult, Friends

What We Offer

We have brought a one-stop-solution for First Responders with the best discounted deals provided by vendors all over the United States. Whether you are an EMT or a firefighter, you will find several discounted offers presented by different vendors on our site.

Exclusive Discount Offers 

All First Responders, no matter what their age, nationality, or gender  will find exciting offers here. The best part is, they won’t have to search for different websites and waste time in finding discounts. Simply visit First Responder Discounts and explore the wide-range of offers provided by different reputed brands, all in one place.

What Makes Us Better

With the increasing awareness of sacrifices made by these dedicated heroes and rising competition amongst businesses, almost every brand is presenting discounts to First Responders. As the tight scheduling and challenging duties don’t always allow First Responders to spend their time finding discounts, our platform enables them to  find the most exciting offers from different companies.

 

> Free Sign Up

We aspire to help our life-savers as much as we can. As such, we will never charge them a fee for our services when they sign up with us. 

 

> Unlimited Offers

All First Responders who sign up will get instant access to offers page where numerous marvelous discounts can be found. They can use as many of them as they want. The page and discounts are updated regularly, with new brands and vendors joining every day. 

 

> Discounts from Your Favorite Brands

We want to provide all our First Responders with a hassle-free experience. If none of the offers presented on the platform interests our inspiring heroes, they can also suggest vendors of their choice. They just have to name the vendors they want to receive discounts from and we will bring them onboard, exclusively for them.

Final Thoughts for Our First Responders

You deserve to be appreciated, and it is our goal to remind you of that. We salute your tenacity and strive to help you in every way possible. Bringing you great deals and discounts, we work hard to stand up for the heroes putting everything on the line everyday for our well-being.  

 

In addition to supporting First Responders, we like to believe our services also help the Vendors signing up with us. Here are just a few ways we perform in order to support the vendors willing to support our First Responders. 

How We Help Vendors

Growing competition in every field has made it crucial for businesses to improve their public image. No matter what business you’re in, if you want to make your mark, it is essentially important for you to build a good public image.  A positive brand profile with a  strong online presence is necessary to separate yourself from the competition. We know of no better way to improve your credibility than standing up for the most underserved in your community and are happy to give you the opportunity to do so through First Responder Discounts. Every business can offer exclusive discounts to any and all of our First Responders. You can create local and national offers and list as many offers as you want, absolutely free.

 

In return for the customer base our heroes represent, we provide our vendors with numerous benefits that will help to acquire business goals. 

What We Offer

By listing your offers with us, we will provide you with a number of opportunities to market your products, seen below. 

 

> Brand Promotion

 

Sales promotions have always been an incredible way to spread brand awareness and increase sales. Free listing of offers on our platform will enhance your brand image By signing up with us, we will design creative and result-driven promotional campaigns for every brand that list offers through us. 

 

> Increase Traffic

 

All vendors who want to improve their online presence and become a preferred choice for their core audience should list their offers with us. We will market the products and services of all our vendors, for free. As a result, they will experience an instant boost in website traffic. 

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> Effective Advertisement

Online advertisement is a powerful tool to get increased traffic and improve your digital footprint. By offering discounts through our platform, vendors will get the professional help of marketing experts, free of cost. Tailored advertisements, exclusively designed per the vendor’s objectives, will leave a positive impact on business growth.

> Skyrocket Your Sales

Meeting sales target is one of the hardest things to do in any business. For both established and new businesses, out-of-the-box ideas are needed to entice your customers to make a purchase. With First Responder Discounts, companies won’t have to worry about sales anymore: We will market the brands for free, multiplying their revenue in a short time. 

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Conclusion

First Responder Discounts is aspiring to bring vendors and First Responders under one roof, providing both parties with plenty of benefits at absolutely no cost. All you need to do is sign up as a vendor or First Responders to start enjoying these perks. 

 

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The Top Hotel Discounts for First Responders

October, 15, 2020

The Top Hotel Discounts for First Responders 

 

First Responders are the real heroes who arrive at the emergency scene ready to help others. Their immediate response and timely help literally save lives. Without the professional assistance of EMTs, rescue team members, firefighters, police officers, and military personnel, our society would be a far more dangerous place. It is through their dedication, courageous service, and the sacrifices they make that we are kept protected and safe. They deserve our respect, honor, and love. First Responder Discounts acknowledges their efforts, honors them and rewards their selfless services by making the best-discounted deals available to them. We work tirelessly to bring the latest deals and discounts to show our appreciation for our community heroes.

 

In addition to the many brands and vendors we showcase through our platform, here are some of the top hotels from all over the US who offer discounts exclusively to our First Responders. 

 

Choice Hotels

One of the largest hotel chains based in Maryland, Choice hotels honor First Responders by offering an exclusive 20 percent discount to First Responders on all their upscale and economy hotels.

 

Altoona Grand Hotel

Situated in Blair County, Pennsylvania, Altoona is perhaps one of the most all-inclusive hotels that provides comfortable accommodations with world-class amenities, and gives a 15% discount to First Responders and Army personnel.  

 

Harrah’s 

Located in Las Vegas, Harrah’s is best-known for its mesmerizing marina and delicious food, and proudly presents a 10% discount and other year-round offers to military personnel, EMTs, police officers, and firefighters.

 

Cheeca Lodge and Spa

Cheeca Lodge and Spa promotes luxury accommodations, world-class decor, and a range of amenities, rewarding the courageous services of firemen, EMTs, and other First Responders with a 10% discount all year long. 

 

Caesar’s Palace

Caesar’s Palace is a world-famous hotel on the Strip in Las Vegas boasting elegantly styled rooms, premium quality food, and exceptional customer service. To show their appreciation to First Responders, they offer a special 10% discount on hotel reservations. 

 

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Flamingo

Yet another famous hotel in Las Vegas, the Flamingo offers chic rooms, minibars, numerous entertainment options, range of dining choices, several amenities, and a 10% discount to all First Responders, ensuring a luxurious stay for an affordable price. 

 

Paradise Resort

With its calm surroundings, swimming area, family-friendly atmosphere, and several amenities, Paradise Resort is one of Minnesota’s premier options for hotel stays, and offers a 10% discount off their standard spring and fall rates for firefighters, police officers, military personnel, and their families.  

 

Grand Geneva

Grand suites, golf resorts, and world-class restaurants are just a few of the famous amenities offered by Grand Geneva. To show their appreciation to First Responders, Grand Geneva offers a special 15% discount to First Responders on overnight stays in one of their luxurious suites, new villas, and guest rooms, and a special 15% discount on the lowest available rate.

 

Great Wolf Lodge

The Great Wolf Lodge is a popular family choice for those on a family vacation, as the water parks provide a great place for kids to play and parents to relax. Both retired and active-duty First Responders enjoy a 30% discount at many of their locations. 

 

Grande Shores

With mesmerizing beaches and modest accommodation at very affordable rates, Grande Shores doesn’t charge reservation fees and offers an exclusive discount on different room rates to our First Responders. 

 

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Disney Springs Hotels

With seven Walt Disney hotels at their disposal, the marvelous dining experiences, world-class spa treatments, and deluxe guest rooms make this resort a perfect choice for our First Responders, especially with a discount of 20% given to the military personnel at all seven hotels. 

 

The Cromwell

The Cromwell’s opulent and vibrant atmosphere, with the on-site Italian restaurant, world-class casino, and well-decorated rooms, creates a phenomenal experience that First Responders can enjoy at a 10% discounted rate with their reservation.  

 

Horseshoe Tunica

A modern hotel boasting a first-class experience, Horseshoe Tunica has everything, including a poker room, casino, restaurants, and 10% discount for our First Responders in thanks for their matchless services.

 

Tunica Roadhouse

With well-equipped suites for a relaxing experience, Tunica Roadhouse is among the best hotels and casinos located in Tunica. To show their support for First Responders, Tunica Roadhouse offers a special concession of 10 percent on reservation along with some exciting deals.

 

Hampton by Hilton

The chain of reasonably priced hotels with limited but high-quality beverages and food honors our national heroes for their tenacity and offers special hotel rates and exclusive benefits to First Responders.

 

Howard Johnson Hotels 

Howard Johnson’s is another America’s renowned hotel chains with several hotels and motel located throughout the US. First Responders can enjoy a comfortable and relaxing stay at any of their hotels with exclusive discounts.

 

Tropicana Las Vegas

Celebrated not only for it’s hotel, but other world-class amenities, Tropicana Las Vegas is a non-stop attraction providing unsurpassed dining experiences, fun-filled entertainment activities, and amazing customer service and is proud to present a special offer called a Hero rate, where military personnel, firefighters, rescuers, and police officers can enjoy exciting discounts a number of different packages and services.  

 

Prince Resort

With its ocean-front location in Cherry Grove, Prince Resort’s selection of spacious and well-furnished rooms boasting first-class decor and ambiance make it an excellent spot for First Responders to enjoy world-class accommodations through favorable discounts. 

 

Rio Las Vegas

Rio Las Vegas prides itself on a casino and hotel where every room is spacious and decorated, the entertainment shows are suburb, the spa is luxurious, and the outdoor pool promises relaxation. Honoring First Responders, Rio presents a special 10% discount on reservations in gratitude for their services. 

 

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LINQ

A famous Las Vegas Strip hotel, LINQ is a preferred choice for many for a comfortable hotel stay. It offers a soothing experience that First Responders can enjoy with an exclusive 10 percent discount.

 

Seaside Resort

A draw for those who love sailing, swimming, and playing golf, Seaside Resort is a favorite choice for anyone looking for a coastal experience, and celebrates police officers by providing a special discount on the rates in celebration of their bravery and tireless service. 

 

Paris Las Vegas

Paris Las Vegas, a French theme casino hotel promises a memorable and exciting experience. Supporting First Responders, the hotel offers a special 10% discount on reservations in addition to some special deals, in regard to their heroic services 

 

Planet Hollywood Resort

Located on the Vegas strip, Planet Hollywood Resort is famous for its entertaining live shows, an upscale steakhouse, relaxing spa service and lovely ambiance. Encouraging First Responders, the resort presents a special 10% discount on reservations.

 

Conclusion

First Responders risk their lives for us. They go through a lot in order to fulfil the responsibilities of their challenging jobs. They serve our society with passion, tenacity, and courage; something we can never payback. However, we can show our appreciation and love for them by making sure they are recognized for the extraordinary service they provide. At First Responder Discounts, we are proud to present special discounts to First Responders, giving unlimited offers through our platform. If you are a firefighter, police officer, EMT, or in the military, sign up today, and spread the word to your coworkers and family, so they can enjoy these special deals as well. 



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Career Trends for Emergency Medical Technicians in 2019

October, 28, 2020

Career Trends for Emergency Medical Technicians in 2019 

Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) are usually the first people to arrive at the scene of an emergency. They are highly skilled, thoroughly trained, and extremely capable of helping people in a medical crisis. Their timely help saves lives, so if you are looking for a heroic job or want to be a true lifesaver, becoming an EMT can be a good professional choice. 

The job is not going to be an easy one. In fact, it will be filled with difficult choices where a moment of indecision can mean the difference between life and death. As an EMT, you will have to be mentally prepared to be called at any time as accidents can occur at any moment.  The pressure and stress can be high, but the rewards are enormous.  If you are a person who thrives on pressure and is looking for a purpose in the service of others, then becoming an EMT might be right for you.  Along with the capability of handling mental stress, you need to be physically strong to bear the physical challenges of the job. For improving your physical strength, we suggest you take the MAX Challenge of Flemington’s 10 days challenge. We at First Responder Discounts are offering exclusive discounts, especially to EMTs on this challenge.  

If you are skilled in medical life-saving techniques, there will always be a job for you in any community.  Considering the unpredictable nature of life and the increasing number of accidents each day, the need for capable EMTs is rising every day.  There will always be the need for skilled EMTs who can work professionally to save patients’ lives, so if you have medical training, consider becoming an EMT. 

 

Employment Opportunities

The career opportunities for EMTs are increasing with time and these are expected to grow in 2019. The positions and pay available   on the level of skill and training you will be bringing to the job.  Those with little medical experience will be enrolled in training projects and on-the-job training in an entry-level position, while those who have some background in medical life-saving techniques will be hired on directly as intermediate-level EMTs, and given greater responsibilities. Only those with advanced training and years of on-the-job experience as an EMT can get licensed to being a paramedic. The need for all three levels of life-saving professionals is extremely high, so if you’re interested in getting involved, start growing your skills now.  

The need for trained and skilled EMTs is increasing, especially in metropolitan areas.

EMTs will always find good opportunities and job vacancies in most metropolitan cities, while volunteer or part-time work is more available in towns and rural areas. However, for those who wish to work full-time as an EMT, larger cities are more suitable for you. Simply put, the need for capable EMTs exists now, and will continue to grow as time goes on. 

 

Training Requirements

The most prominent trend in the world of EMTs is the advanced training and quick adoption of new skills and techniques required to save lives. The latest technologies, like portable EKGs and cardiopulmonary tools, require highly skilled, trained, and educated EMTs to ensure proper application.  Changing rules, regulations, and medical procedures make it imperative for EMTs to receive regular training.

The Last Words

The job of an EMT can be very stressful and challenging; the responsibilities enormous. It requires prescience of mind, a calm and collected nature, and the ability to act in life or death situations.  If you believe you are capable of handling that kind of pressure, while being drawn to helping others in need, then become an EMT, and find yourself always in demand. 

 

We at First Responder Discounts know how hard this job can be and we appreciate those who are working tirelessly to provide immediate help in a medical emergency. We support them by bringing amazing discount deals for them from their favorite vendors, to help save them money while showing our appreciation for their services. 

 

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