Slow Down Before Hitting A Brick Wall
"The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do." Galileo As humans we have the ability to spend time, waste time, lose time, make time and,...
Internet and Education—One Mom’s Perspective
What is all the hoopla about children needing to be exposed to computers and the Internet? Let me share my experience. My child isn’t a genius. Most aptitude testing has revealed that she is of average intelligence. But somehow this child has...
8 Tips to Increase Response in Email
Opt in email marketing is no different than normal direct marketing in that small simple changes will increase your response and success. These tips will help with both plain text and html email:
1. Personalize- "A persons name is still the...
Marketing Automation For Small Businesses And Web Entrepreneurs
Many Internet marketers wonder how they spend less time marketing their website so they can focus on delighting their clients and developing better marketing strategies to improve sales.
They often ask:
How can I be efficient as...
Google Bring Deskbar Search To Windows Desktop. Now Any Website Can Take Advantage Of This Search Technology
Google's premier of desktop search proves that the desktop is an extremely valuable marketing real estate. Google, which holds about 75% of the Internet search market, just introduced "Deskbar" – a small desktop application that allows users to...
The Idiot’s Step-By-Step Guide To Blogging for Profit
Blogging is easy, blogging is fun. And what’s more…it can help your business in a lot of ways. A blog is a frequent, chronological publication of personal thoughts and web links in the cyberspace. You could call it an e-diary where you can register...
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How to Shrink Your Phone Bill
Most people don’t 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...
Tips on How to Refinance
Loan - Getting a refinance mortgage loan is a smart move for any
homebuyer. This is especially true if the interest rates are low. In the world
of finance, interest rates directly affect the way mortgage rates...
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...
The Landlording Follies
You are the landlord of a small apartment building that you are offering for sale. You find a buyer and a sale is arranged.
The tenants learn of the sale and ask if they will be forced to move. How do you answer?
You explain that it...
Successfully Adding a Service To Your Business
There will come a time in your business where you feel ready to add another service offering. To make this successful, there are ten tips to consider before moving ahead. 1) Revisit your business plan. If you don't have one, write one for...
3-Levels of Successful Selling
Any selling approach that lacks a proven strategy, a practiced proficiency for its application and most significantly, a full understanding of its psychological, human behavioral import – is at best, a wishful endeavor. …Paul Shearstone 2003
Looong and boooring Sales letters.
Looong and boooring Sales letters.
You have all seen them,the sales letters that never ends.
They go on and on about how this product can do this and that.
The product can often be very good and have all the features
you are looking...
Why Search Engine Marketing Is Way Overblown!
by Jack Humphrey
I just had a customer contact me with a question that reminded
me just how badly misinformed good people are about search
engines and their true role in marketing their websites.
The Complete Beginner's Guide to Writing Articles.
So how do you get started? What do you write about? What do you actually DO with your articles once you`ve written them? It seems daunting, I know. I was petrified myself when I first started writing articles, I still get nervous every time I...