Stop Whining and Ask For What You Want!
When you want something, the best way to get it is to make your request in a straightforward and positive way. You should not expect your boss or co-workers to read your mind and know what your expectations and desires are. Nor should you brood...
The Retail Cardiac Chain of Survival; or, How to Survive a Heart Attack at the Mall
What if your customer suddenly clutched his chest and passed out in front of you? Do you know what to do? The federal Cardiac Arrest Survival Act (CASA) states that "A successful chain of survival requires the first person on the scene to take...
A Disturbing Trend in Reciprocal Linking
In the world of Internet Marketing, and Web site promotion, nothing changes faster than the parameters that rule good Search Engine rankings and placement.
This has led to a developed new science in the last few years, SEM (Search Engine...
Ten Reasons Why People Don't Buy From You
Here's ten simple yet POWERFUL ideas for you to reflect on. This will help you adjust your marketing strategies...which will have a GREAT effect on everything you sell.
1. You don't make people feel safe when they order. Remind people...
Super Affiliate Strategies Part 3
In our previous Super Affiliate Strategies articles, we went over ways to increase your web site's click through ratio. Today we are going to take an entirely different approach, this time we are going to be promoting affiliate programs outside...
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...
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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...
Principles for Total Prosperity In Business And Beyond
Are you looking for that “something” to give you the winning edge in your business? Is success still elusive even after burning both ends of the candle? Well, you may be looking for success in al the wrong places or you may not have an accurate...
How to Shop Around for the Cheapest Mortgage Rates and deals Online
Before you start shopping around for a mortgage, you need to establish exactly what you want so that you do not waste your time looking at deals that will not save you money. You should also learn how to compare mortgages or choose what features of...
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...
Secrets To Successful Publishing
Have you ever wondered what would it take to compete successfully with the “big guys” like Simon & Schuster and even get to the top of the heap? If there is such thing as a magic formula for success, then the story of Geela, the author of the...
The Big-Pay Off -- Brand Value
Many CEOs and marketing directors find their time wasted evaluating marketing opportunities instead of acting on them. When every possibility is followed, a meandering trail of hit and miss effectiveness is the result. Despite significant...
Writing an MLM Business Plan
When considering whether or not to start a MLM business, first you need to write an MLM business plan. This will put a lot of things into perspective. An MLM business plan helps to put your ideas into action by defining what your business will be,...
The Keys to a Great Logo
Logo, graphic, icon, logotype, typogram, logoform, image…call it what you will, a logo by any other name is the group of letters and/or symbols used in a consistent and unique way to identify a company. It is the most prominent and stable...
Open the Door to More Business with Your Ideas
Visualize your business as a building. Whether you are an architect, lawyer, coach, graphic designer or accountant, to bring in more clients, you need to make it easy for them to enter. The more doors you create and open the more prospects will...