Trying to Talk to Reach Teens? Maybe a Teen Quiz can Help
Q. I'm a new 8th grade teacher and I don't have a lot of experience with teens. Could you help me with a teen quiz that will get them thinking? A. Before I help you with a teen quiz, let me say "good for you"! Many new teachers start out in...
Etch-A-Sketch to Oil Paintings--Where Do You Need To Take A Stand?
Maybe can be a great place. It’s full of possibility, it can feel like there’s an escape hatch available at all times. Maybe can also be what holds us back the most. Take the Etch A Sketch, for example. One of my favorite childhood toys. Full of...
Site Maps: A Force to be Reckoned With
Another important component of search engine optimization is the use of site maps. If you want visitors -- and search engine spiders -- to find every page on your Web site, a site map can be your biggest ally especially if you have a lot of...
The Internet F-Word
For the last several months I've been collecting and organizing links for the free Christian Resource Center. Now that the public area is up and the members’ area is well under construction, I'm running into one problem: the Internet...
How To Syndicate Your Content
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How To Triple Your Banner Click-Through-Rates
Have you noticed that your banner ads rarely get clicked on? Banner ads used to be a very effective method of advertising, but the web has become bloated with banner after banner. As a result they're largely ignored today.
But did you know...
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Want to Work from Home? Ever Given a Thought to Telecommuting?
There are many mistaken definitions of what telecommuting means. The very name gives the impression of someone answering work telephone calls from home or typing furiously away at their computers.
Traditionally, telecommuting meant that an...
Integrity is the Best Tool to Get What You Want
As a child, you probably heard, "to thine own self be true." But what does that really mean? When the newspapers are full of cheating and lying business owners, politicians, and academics, does it really make sense to maintain your integrity?
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.
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...
Top 10 ways to Increase Sales, Boost Profits and Generate Leads
If you're not familiar with travel vacation vouchers packages,
here's how they work.
YOU simply give a FR'EE vacation voucher package to your valued
customers, clients or prospects, for purchasing or trying your product
or service. This...
Loyalty Programs May Keep Customers Coming Back – But First You’ve Got to Earn their Trust
Remember trading stamps? If you’re over 40, chances are you will. Every time you shopped at a participating grocery store or gas station they gave you stamps to paste into a book. When you’d accumulated enough stamps, you could cash them in for...
Building Your Fan Base
Want to build your fan base? Meaning, do you want to attract more clients or customers to you and your product or service? Then build a platform. A platform is media lingo for having a solid base from which to pitch your work. It’s about...
Your Headlines Are Your Key To Your Success Or Failure. Do You Know What To Write?
Most professional copywriters would say that headlines account for 80% percent of more of the effectiveness of an ad or sales letter.
After all, it's the headline that gets your reader to stop and read further into your sales copy. If the...
Push vs Pull Advertising
Push vs. Pull Advertising - Understand the Consequences for your Product or Service
You will save yourself a considerable amount of time and money if you first determine your product’s (or service’s) suitability for "pull" and "push"...