Do you really need college to learn to play music?
Music courses are a great way to learn about virtually any area of music; history, theory, and musical instrument instruction -- you name it and somewhere music courses specialize in it. Though generally found through colleges, universities or high...
Management Skills: Productivity in the Workplace
Most people just want to be appreciated. If you're a manager, that's something to seriously think about as you set the tone for maximum productivity. Ever work for someone who preferred a 'bullying and intimidation' managerial style? This type of...
How To Drive More Hits To Your Website And Increase Subscription
What is SPAM? Why so many people hate it and yet so many people do it? SPAM is actually known as Unsolicited Commercial Email, it's just like the junk postal mails you receive everyday in your mailbox. The only difference is that sending junk...
Is it a Real Business or a Hobby?
Do you remember when a home business was typing, ironing, house cleaning or selling crafts? In today’s environment we can do computer drafting, medical transcription, internet marketing and more. When the average person saw a computer for the first...
Six Reasons Why Your Alexa Rating Is Still Important
1. Additional Exposure For Your Site.
At the end of 2003, Alexa.com's results were being closely linked into the listings of its' parent company, Amazon.com. This currently means that when someone reviews your site, it is linked to their...
Maximising Google’s PageRank of your Website to Maximise Traffic
Google uses PageRank to rank your pages. To maximize your rank, you must understand how to work with it.
Page rank is defined as follows:
We assume page A has pages T1...Tn which point to it (i.e., are citations). The parameter d is a...
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Stand Out in Business the Write Way
When was the last time you received a handwritten note from a business associate? It may be that it was too long ago for you to remember. On the other hand, if you have gotten one lately, you know exactly who sent it and when. Handwritten notes...
The Magic of Thinking Small by Mike Litman
Many of you might disagree and I'm prepared for that.
Many 'guru's' might say "Mike, you're wrong." and I'm prepared for that.
But what I'm about to share with you has been one of my biggest secrets to my success.
This secret has been...
Refinancing - Best way to measure costs and gains
Refinancing is a term in the finance industry that refers to the process
of paying off a current or present loan with a second loan. If the situation is
right, refinancing can be very beneficial for those who engage in it. So how do
Turnover is Not a Problem
“Ha!” you say. “For someone to make a statement like that, they obviously haven’t worked in the real world and certainly have never had to run a company.” Well, let me assure you. In my past I’ve not only run companies, but spent many years...
Visa & MasterCard Raise Credit Card Processing Rates
Visa & MasterCard have raised interchange rates
again effective April 2005, but before we explain the increase lets look at
what comprises a discount rate as these credit card processing rate increases
are not simple.
The Big-Pay Off -- Brand Value
Many CEOs and marketing directors find their time wasted evaluating marketing opportunities instead of acting on them. When every possibility is followed, a meandering trail of hit and miss effectiveness is the result. Despite significant...
Revealing the Roots: The Process of Building Brand
How is branding different than marketing?
Branding is not so much different from marketing as it is an element of marketing. We think of marketing as a tree; the brand is the roots, holding the tree in place and providing constant energy. The...
Irresistible Click-Me Tools for Marketing
Never mind the irritating, but effective, pop-up window. There is another type of interruption advertising that is much more subtle, much less annoying, and just as effective.
It is the negative interruption.
A negative interruption is...
You want to market your business but you don’t want to spend a lot of money. You may be just starting out and have precious little capital or you may have a successful business but want to spend as little as possible for the greatest results....