Jobless in July
There is really nothing worse than being jobless in July, except perhaps being jobless in January during a snow storm in Cook County, Minnesota. News reports about the economy trying to make a come back are no encouragement to someone looking for...
Becoming A Police Officer Just Became Easier
As many law enforcement candidates can vouch for, taking the police entrance exam can be a stressful and highly competitive experience. I decided to research some preparation web sites and purchased several E-books on the topic to get a better...
8 Ways To Get People To Visit Your Web Site Again and Again
Hold an interactive poll on your web site. Ask visitors a poll
question. Have them e-mail their vote or opinion. People love
to give their 2 cents worth. They would also like to read the
results the next day or week on your...
How Can You Can Go From Zero To Hero Overnight? Viral Marketing!
Everyone has heard about viral marketing but what is it and how long will it survive?
Viral Marketing is the creation of a message that is self-perpetuating and hence distributed exponentially after its release. The Internet is full of many...
To Link OR Not To Link...?
To Link OR Not To Link...?
by Ed Duvall
Sometimes it's hard to tell a good idea online from a bad one.
Take for instance the idea of search engines adding in the factor of link popularity to their relevancy ratings. Sounded great at...
How to Do Effective Email Marketing
Recently, there has been a lot written about email and its (impending) death. From what you read on forum boards and in newsletters from well-known internet marketers, email marketing is dead. Too many ISPs are taking it upon themselves to limit the...
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The Durrett Rule Bites Foreclosure Investors
Folks learn that you know something about real estate investing and they eagerly ask you about buying foreclosure property.
The general assumption is that they can buy a beautiful home at a deep discount at a foreclosure auction.
The Role of the Business Model and Strategy for Business
People will always stress that having a well researched business plan is key before you start your business. Although creating a business plan is often an important step in the evolution of a business, particularly if you need financing or you...
You can turn your idea into an invention
Ever wonder who first thought of the microwave, or whose
idea it was to use a keyless entry on a car? Someone had to
have an idea and turn that idea into an invention. People
have ideas, every day. The thing to do is present those ...
Negotiating to Buy a New Car the Easy Way
Do you hate the thought of buying a new car because of the struggle you have to go through negotiating with the dealership? Relax. Negotiating to buy a new car is easy. Sure their sales people receive negotiation training, but you have the upper...
Lasers and High-Performance Cutting
When is a balloon not a balloon? When it’s a technical problem, a design challenge, and an inspiration for the development of new and more efficient cutting equipment. EdgeWISE Tools founder Pat Momany — didn’t start out at the high-tech...
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...
An Often Overlooked Secret of Marketing and Negotiating for Real Estate Investors Looking for Deals
When you call sellers, what do you say? When you sit down to write a marketing postcard to find deals, what do you write? When you go to negotiate price and terms, how do you present it?
These are scary situations and it is not unusual to be at...
Irresistible Click-Me Tools for Marketing
Never mind the irritating, but effective, pop-up window. There is another type of interruption advertising that is much more subtle, much less annoying, and just as effective.
It is the negative interruption.
A negative interruption is...