Katrina = Recession?
The United States has been teetering on the edge of economic problems, in my opinion, for quite a while, contrary to the statistics that the government is so happy to produce showing that GDP and productivity is growing. I never bought into the fact...
Discontentment in the Workplace
While more people are finding employment, more employed workers are discontent and experiencing frustration. In most cases it can be boiled down to four factors: feeling undervalued, unappreciated and powerless, and world events. You can possess a...
Four Tips For Getting More Mileage From Your Articles
It has become common knowledge that the smartest and most effective free method of advertising your business and services is to write and submit articles to the over 400,000 e-zines currently on the 'net. There are even several e-books written...
What is Site Match?
While you may have heard of a controversial new program called Site Match, which is being run by the Yahoo/Overture team, what you probably don't know is what this program is really all about. Site Match is a program created to get your site into...
X-Ray Specs, Turning 30 and Achieving Website Success
I was writing the final chapter of my book on website marketing a few weeks ago and was wondering how far I'd progressed with it in the past nine months so I ran a word count. 44559 words.
And you know what this told me? Precisely nothing....
I was all set to write an article predicting the future of search engines, when Yahoo dropped Google and replaced it with its own engine. Now that's big news. In less than twenty-four hours, Google went from about 79% of the market share to...
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How To Realistically Set Your Fees - Part 4
Effect Of Bad Debts So far, we have covered the major factors involved in setting your fee structure. We have set a realistic number of billable hours, calculated the effect of expenses and taken into account the cost of a benefit package. ...
ISO 9001 Compliant Program: Steps to Build
Implementing an ISO 9001 system represents a major effort. However, all of that effort can represent a significant shift for a business - from quantity to quality. And this could make sure your business gets the desired results. Shift Focus...
Who Says I Can't Offer This Property for Rent?
Do you realize that you might be prevented from renting your investment home? Prohibiting property owners from leasing their properties is a trend that is growing increasingly popular with some developers and many Homeowners' Associations (HOA).
Smart Landlords Use Very Smart Leases
The longer you are a landlord the more you strive to create the perfect lease/rental agreement. Landlords learn in the school of hard-knocks that some tenants are certified trouble makers and we try our best to protect ourselves with a carefully...
Time Management Tips for Solo Entrepreneurs
Does it seem like everyone and everything is vying for your attention all at once? It can be hard for solo entrepreneurs to know what to do first, let alone try to find the time to get caught up. Here are some time management tips that will help...
Honesty is the Best Policy -- Especially When It Comes to Dealing with the Press
As a child growing up in Chicago, my friends and I would often yell at each other, "Cheaters never prosper!" if we thought someone was playing unfairly on our Catholic school playground. In the business world over the years, I've learned that...
NINE POWER WORDS TO "PUNCH" UP YOUR ADS
As every professional politician and public relations man knows words have the power to entice, persuade and motivate people into a specific course of action.
There are certain words that I refer to as "Power Words" that I learned, back in...
Google's Wonderland: Trouble In Paradise?
The fairy tale existance of Google is starting to experience shockwaves.
So, what's the source of these shockwaves? Click fraud. As my readers know, I've written several articles on the subject of click fraud, suggesting that since it's the...
The Complete Beginner's Guide to Writing Articles.
So how do you get started? What do you write about? What do you actually DO with your articles once you`ve written them? It seems daunting, I know. I was petrified myself when I first started writing articles, I still get nervous every time I...