How Much Risk Is Too Much To Take?
The ladder was braced against the railings going to the basement. I started climbing up. I had to get to the ceiling and this was my Rube Goldberg way of doing it without having to put up scaffolding. I made it up two or three rungs before coming to...
Career Change - Why Culinary?
Most culinary colleges and cooking schools nationwide report that an increasing number of students are older adults with prior careers. Whether fulfilling lifelong dreams or trying something different, the old students are attracted to the wide...
7.5 Ways To Get More Sales Through Your Web Site
Yes, apparently - websites are supposed to make money! Somebody came up with the strange idea that it's really not enough to spend thousands on your site, hundreds of hours creating the content and then sitting back to admire you, and your...
E-Marketing Using Only Free Resources
I'll be the first to admit it; I'm a cheap skate. I'm not as bad as many I meet, but if there's a legal, ethical way to get it for cheaper or free, I'm there. I love Walmart. I get all of my clothes there. I love buying used cars - no car...
"The Numbers Don't Lie!"
It's true. They don't.
That's why you should look at the numbers whenever you're searching for answers.
Let me explain...
A lot of times, I'll start cruisin' the forums and I'll notice folks saying their web sites aren't selling.
Link Exchanges - What they can do for your business (PART 2)
If you haven't read (part 1), please go here: http://www.smartads.info/articles/le/10.html
TO AUTOMATE OR NOT TO?
For those of you who are trying to figure out if you should use an automated link promoter or just simply doing everything...
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Keeping Your Business's Finances on Track
One of the biggest benefits of operating a home-based business is that it doesn't require any formal training or experience. After all, some of the most successful individuals never attended a single business-related class or workshop.
Successfully Meeting And Greeting - Ten Strategies For Getting Off To A Good Start
A day in the life of every businessperson is made up of a series of meetings and greetings. Whether you are making the initial contact with a client or a colleague, you want to get off on the right foot. Doing so will make the first encounter...
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).
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?
How To Realistically Set Your Fees - Part 3
Effect of Benefits We have previously examined realistic billable hours and the effect of business expenses on your hourly rate. Now we'll look at the effect of benefits. Once upon at time, when we were employed, we received a benefits...
Hit the target: Target your advertising to make it pay off
Note from author: This article was originally written for people advertising martial arts schools. The principles of targeting are the same no matter what you are advertising.
How well you target your advertising will determine your...
Shift to Full Power Marketing
Marketing should run like a car’s engine. Give it the right fuel and you'll enjoy steady acceleration when you step on the gas, but let the tank run dry or put in diesel when your engine runs on gas and it will sputter and stall. If you’re...
Website Promotion - Pay Me Now...Or Pay Me Later
In the past couple of years, it has become apparent that the
methods of website promotion are growing, and the
competition on the internet is heating up! Tons of people
are focusing the majority of their time to promoting their
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...