How To Talk Your Boss Into Giving You A Salary Increase
* If you believe you deserve a salary increase, ask for it as soon as possible; don't procrastinate or wait for your employer to offer it. * Determine what you are worth in the marketplace by carrying out a survey of people in comparable jobs....
Learn the Lost Art of Touch Typing
Computers have replaced typewriters, but two-finger,hunt-and-peck typing can never replace the touch typing of a trained professional. A recent report by Robert Johnson in the Boston Globe highlights the decline of typing skills. Human resource...
Email Marketing Losing Its Effectiveness? The Alternative Is Desktop Marketing!
You've heard of email marketing, but it isn't what it used to be. With today's abundance of spam and even opt-in email solicitations, your messages are competing against hundreds of incoming messages daily. How are you ever supposed to stand...
Using This One Simple Word Helped Treble My Site's Profits
This article is very important.
In fact, the chances are it will give you more sales from your website. Now I'm not suggesting you're low on sales but we could all do with more sales right?
I first started using this word on my website...
10 Tips for Writing Effective Web Copy
On the Internet programmers and designers rule, not the writer. Yet words drive targeted traffic to your site, carry content, make the sale, convey marketing messages, persuade people to buy and make the difference between your site’s success or...
Dollars In The Details!
When it comes to your marketing message, the little things count. Trouble is, you’ll never come to respect how much, until you make a commitment to science.
Let me ask you something. Do you practice Kaizen?
Kaizen is a...
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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. ...
How to Tackle the Three Major Stresses Associated with Every Home-Based Business
Owning your own home-based business is by and large a very rewarding, exciting endeavor. You can set your own schedule, and be where you want, when you want. You can oftentimes forego the commute to a "regular job" and save money on gas and...
How To Realistically Set Your Fees - Part 2
Effect of Expenses The last article examined how to calculate your realistic billable hours. If you remember, we arrived at approximately 1100 hours in a year. To earn our mythical $46,000 per year, you needed to bill at a rate of $42 per...
New Habits, Rebounding Economy Help To Sell Giftware and Collectibles
Just a few years ago, when one thought of a home-based sales business, Tupperware, Avon and a host of multi-level marketing schemes might have come to mind. Today, however, changing market conditions and evolving consumer habits have converged...
Sealing The Deal Over The Business Meal
Doing business over meals is a ritual that has existed for centuries. Taking clients to breakfast, lunch or dinner has long been an effective way to build relationships, make the sale or seal the deal. These business meals are essentially business...
Personal Branding Techniques for Real Estate Agents and Brokers
A key principle of marketing is to find something unique about what you offer as the basis of your sales message. Even if what you offer is a commodity, there is always one thing unique in your business -- you. A big error made by many Real...
Killer Online Marketing Strategy Goes Offline
One of the greatest ways to generate new marketing strategies is to look for new ways to apply proven techniques.
Heck, some of the greatest business innovations of all time came about when someone took something that worked in one industry and...
How to Find the Best Ezine or Website For Your Ad
Great copywriting is one thing.
But, what do you do with the ad after you've finished it?
For a lot of us it's go to the first ad co-operative we can find and place our ad in several different ezines at once and hope for the best. But, is...
Why your ads aren’t working
The president of a manufacturing company recently asked me, “Why isn’t my advertising working?” Have you ever been asked this question? Have you ever asked it yourself?
Like most marketing communications questions there are no simple answers....