Look Before You Leap: How and Why to Do Pre-Interview Research to Snag a Job of Your Dreams
I got a call from a friend the other day who had been approached by a recruiter with a lead about a position at a hot company rumored to be going public shortly in a sexy business space. Later that day she called me and asked, “What, if anything did...
Composing for Dummies
When most people hear the word composer, they automatically think of classical composers like Mozart or Beethoven. This is the point where many "would be" composers freeze up because they tell themselves that their music could never be as good. And...
Email Marketing Losing Its Effectiveness? The Alternative Is Desktop Marketing!
You've heard of email marketing, but it isn't what it used to be. With today's abundance of spam and even opt-in email solicitations, your messages are competing against hundreds of incoming messages daily. How are you ever supposed to stand...
10 Great Search Engine Optimization Tools for Your Online Success
The Internet promotion of every company is related to the search engine positioning of the site. The positioning is important for your books, products and services to be easily found online.
Search engine position is the place which a site...
The Testimonial Trick
One of the most popular methods of traffic generation is the link exchange. Not only can they generate fairly targeted traffic from other related web sites, the number of quality links to your site is also a major factor determining your web...
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The Wonders of Compound Interest
Albert Einstein called compound interest “the greatest invention of all time.” It has even been referred to as the “Eighth Wonder of the World.” The trick is to get this tremendous force working for you rather than against you. Is compound...
How to Profit from your Home Business Blog
A blog is a simple tool which all affiliate marketers should be utilising to explode their affiliate sales. I set up my blog in about 15 minutes at http://www.blogger.com it’s a completely free service, and it’s really easy to set-up. I...
Improve Your Jewelry Sales with a Little Market Research
Would you like to find out which of your jewelry designs are likely to be good sellers before you invest a lot of time and money developing them?
Before going into large-scale production of your newest design (or developing an entire jewelry...
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...
So You Want to be a Freelancer? Here's How!
Not that long ago, freelancing was something people did mainly in larger metropolitan areas where work for writers, artists, and other creative types was plentiful and easily accessible. Today, however, the freelance landscape has dramatically...
2 Ways to Really Connect With Your Customer in Your Copywriting
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One of the least talked-about areas in copywriting education is
voice. This is probably because it’s tough to set general rules
for something that’s so personal to each of us. After all, the
Postcard Marketing – Low Cost Visibility
You need to be visible to attract customers, right? But how do you get that visibility when you’re short on cash? Here’s an idea that’s worked for many businesses. It’s postcard marketing, and it’s very affordable.
You can design your own...
E-commerce - Booming in the 21st Century
What really is e-commerce? Undoubtedly, you have heard
so many "e" words; e-mail, e-book, e-trade and more. "E"
stands for electronic. E-commerce is carried out over the
internet, electronically. We can say it is B2B, business to
Knowing Your Customers; Closing the Sale
Just because your business is based in your home that doesn't mean you can afford to ignore the most important element of your success: sales. The bottom line is that your sales ability will make or break your business's future. Chances are,...