Dealing With Difficult People--Go Ahead, Rain On My Parade
“And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.”--Jerry Chin Rain is vital to all life on earth, and is the main way that water from the sky fills our lakes and rivers, and provides...
How to be Creative at the Piano
So you want to be more creative when playing piano. Many students wish they could just sit down and improvise their own music but don't know how to begin. They think if they can't play a fugue like Bach, they are untalented. Or, they think the...
7.5 Ways To Get More Sales Through Your Web Site
Yes, apparently - websites are supposed to make money! Somebody came up with the strange idea that it's really not enough to spend thousands on your site, hundreds of hours creating the content and then sitting back to admire you, and your...
Are You Guilty of Stinkin’ Linkin’ Thinkin’?
Do you know what kind of sites are suitable link partners for your site?
If you do give yourself a gold star since many seem not to. At least based on the questions I get.
You see most think small. Too small. And limit the potential...
A Novel Free-For All Idea
Almost anyone who has tried submitting to free-for-all sites will say that they are no longer worth the effort as a traffic generating tool.
Automated FFA submissions to "millions" of sites are also not that useful as most of these sites are...
The Resubmission Myth
So the thinking goes, the more times you resubmit your site to the search engines, the better chance that you have of getting to the top for your keywords. I can’t tell you how much it aggravates me when I hear about another searach engine...
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The REAL Secret to Success
I used to see a chiropractor who handed out a little leaflet entitled “Dr. Hickman’s Guide to Success in Business.” It was very nice, had his picture on the front and was professionally printed. On the inside it said, “Get a job and go to work...
Lotto's - It Is All About Trust, and Honesty !
This week I received e-mails from a lady who participated in the match 5 competition, the match 5 competition is behind the link "Win 1000£" on the VWD website. ...
Ten Ways Your Chamber of Commerce Can Help Your Crafts Business Grow
Joining your area's Chamber of Commerce can be a smart move for your jewelry or craft business. Because businesses that participate in this group promote each other and work together, your own business can grow and prosper quickly. Here are just a...
Plan For Wealth
One very important wealth creating habit is to set up a concrete plan that you can actually follow. You see, wealth takes planning, and is usually the result of taking a set of orderly, progressive steps from where you are now to where you want...
Hooked On Books? Write A Book Review For Your Target Audience
If you are burned out with writing how-to articles to promote your business then consider writing a book review. I recommend you write a review about a book you enjoyed that is related to your products or services. Your review, of course, will be...
How to Generate More Business by Telling People What You Do
What do you tell people when asked what you do? Many small business owners and independent professionals repeatedly miss great opportunities to generate new business or develop leads by answering the “what do you do?” question with a poorly...
3 Tips For Writing Better Headlines
Copyright © 2005 by Bruce Carlson
The single most important element of your website's copy
is the headline. Take away practically everything else
and you can still manage a sale (if the headline's good enough
and you have a strong enough...
Direct Mail Marketing Now As Easy As Email
Is the United States Postal Service (USPS) a marketing innovator? As it turns out, the kind folks in the blue shorts are in fact making it easy for even the smallest business to duke it out with their biggest competitors by using the USPS new...