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...
Online Degrees Gaining More Acceptance
Online Degrees Gaining More Acceptance The number of students electing to undertake online degree course since the mid-1990s has risen exponentially. Due to the nature of the all-round benefits of undertaking online degrees, the make-up of the...
The Great Direct Marketing Conundrum
Many a home business owner has spent sleepless nights thinking of ways to turn his venture into a higher profit-making unit and build it to be his primary source of income. This is never easy for a home business because most start-ups face initial...
How to SEO your site right.
Search engine optimization is one of most popular online marketing tool for any website. With more websites coming online every day the competition gets larger, so you have to make sure you can out SEO them before they out do you. In this...
Pop-Ups Still Work. At Least For The Time Being
Do you remember playing with the jack-in-the-box toy as a child? You knew that if you kept winding it up, eventually jack was going to burst out of the top and startle you!
Many of you found old jack-in-the-box an annoying toy and confined...
You Have More Web Sites Than You Think You Have: The Importance of Deep Submission
If I ask you how many web sites do you have? You may say “One, yes it is www.mycompany.com “ or “two” in case you have a second organization or company. When I first began promoting my web sites I was, like most people,...
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How to Maximize your Home Business Tax Deductions for 2005
Someone once said, ‘the best way to calculate your taxes is…Honestly’. For 2005, add ‘Smartly’ to that and you’ll get to keep more than you make. This April 15th is going to be the day of reckoning for every taxpayer. If you are smart enough with...
How To Realistically Set Your Fees - Part 1
We all know there are 52 weeks in a year and 40 working hours in a week. Therefore, we can bill 2080 hours per year, right. Wrong. Too often this is the trap that many new service businesses fall into. The first step in calculating your...
Small Business Tax Deductions for Year End 2004
As a small business owner, it's wise to familiarize yourself with some key deductions that may reduce your tax bill for 2004. Employee Benefit Plans - You may deduct contributions to employee benefit plans (such as health insurance plans and...
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...
Learn Some Useful Feng Shui Career Tips
As it does with every main life aspect, feng shui also provides tips and guidelines to help you improving your career. If your career is not moving on in the way you wish, that is due to a lack of balance and harmony within your environment and...
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...
One of the best ways to get your name out in your local community is to become a sponsor. A few hundred dollars gets your company name on little League caps; a little more, perhaps an ad at a roller rink. Donate money or materials to the local...
Tackle a Newsletter and Come out on Top
Unlike any other marketing vehicle, newsletters give you the opportunity to contact your audience and convey your expertise in a way that offers value and information. Newsletters provide a reason -- and a structure -- to maintain ongoing...
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...