Discovery of Pyrope Spessartite garnets ( Madagascar )
© 2004 gggems.com All rights reserved. A day of July 1996 whereas I stopped in a small village in Madagascar, one presented samples of a strange stone to me. At first sight its color could reminds certain zircon, but I quickly identified them as...
Moneynet warns graduates face credit history nightmare
* Escalating student debt spells big trouble for credit files in the future
* Graduates likely to be servicing £15,000 debts until their mid-30s
Students face a potentially 'calamitous' problem with their credit histories on graduation...
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...
Google Adwords Secrets - Tip #1
Google Adwords Secrets - Tip #1 Ė Disabling Advert Optimisation
Disable the automatic advert optimisation feature (set in your campaign settings) to avoid giving away valuable IP to your competitors.
Visit the following link for an...
Need Article Ideas?
Writer's block...need I say more? Every writer experiences writer's block at one time or another. For a writer using the marketing with articles technique the block often starts with trying to generate a new article idea. There are many...
The Most Useful Way To Utilize Traffic Exchanges
If you advertise through click-exchange traffic programs or GPTR programs, then you should have an idea of what a timed visit is. Basically, people have to view your page for a certain amount of seconds before they can get credit and move on....
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The Ghost of Expected Surprises
Here, Cratchet, what do you think youíre doing? Uh, er, leaving sir. Leaving? Itís 5 minutes to the hour. Shall I dock your pay accordingly. Uh, er, no sir. No sir? Well itís back to work for you then, and be quick about it. And I...
How to Shrink Your Phone Bill
Most people donít think it makes a difference which long distance provider they choose anymore. But, fact of the matter is, if you are still using one of the big three, you could save up to 60% on your monthly phone bill. If you know what you...
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...
Learned Any "Secrets" Lately?
I mean, REAL secrets about business success - the ones that will make you rich? You know as well as I that there really isn't any such thing as a secret - just a truth that you haven't discovered yet. (I read that somewhere and I don't know...
Ideal Marketing Methods for Home-Based Businesses
What is the difference between a small business that makes it and one that does not? Most likely, the one that was successful engaged in some effective marketing. Wise marketing is critical for owners of home-based businesses for a number of...
What's In It For Me
I'm sure most, if not all of you, have heard the term sell the sizzle, not the steak. But what does that REALLY mean?
In any market your potential prospects have only one thing in mind. "What's in it for me", more commonly known as WIIFM (or...
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...
Shift to Full Power Marketing
Marketing should run like a carís 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 youíre...
Not So Stationary Stationery
The elements and functionality of the basic stationery system is changing. With the advent of email, fax, web and cell phones, stationery systems must be adjusted to meet the needs of todayís business.
The biggest change by...