What Do You Prize Most in Mid-life?
The big question: What’s really important? The message I deliver most to mid-life professionals is that a key ingredient of happiness is finding vocational passion. It’s finding the perfect alignment of interests and abilities that make going to...
Independence Day Teaching Tips
Independence Day is a good time to think about America, what it took to become a country, and the freedoms we enjoy. (These ideas are easily adaptable to any country.) Here are a few suggestions: 1. Children may enjoy making a red, white, and blue...
The Internet F-Word
For the last several months I've been collecting and organizing links for the free Christian Resource Center. Now that the public area is up and the members’ area is well under construction, I'm running into one problem: the Internet...
Dear Bill Gates, You Clever Fox
Dear Bill Gates.
You did it. You casually left a live grenade at the Grand Charity Gala and walked out of the room to see if anybody, especially Google, will notice.
Once again, you have created an innovation in marketing that is poised...
The Number One Reason Most Websites Fail
Failure, just like success, is measured differently by each and every one of us. What one man treats as success another may view as failure. For the purposes of this article a website that fails is one that fails to attract and convert enough...
What is Site Match?
While you may have heard of a controversial new program called Site Match, which is being run by the Yahoo/Overture team, what you probably don't know is what this program is really all about. Site Match is a program created to get your site into...
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Inventor Help: Go Hire a Great Patent Lawyer
Inventors should review hiring a top tier patent attorney, versus filing on their own or even worse doing nothing to protect their most important asset.
A patent is the property right given by the U.S Patent and Trademark Office to an inventor....
Time Management Tips for Solo Entrepreneurs
Does it seem like everyone and everything is vying for your attention all at once? It can be hard for solo entrepreneurs to know what to do first, let alone try to find the time to get caught up. Here are some time management tips that will help...
The Challenges of Human Resource Management
Introduction The role of the Human Resource Manager is evolving with the change in competitive market environment and the realization that Human Resource Management must play a more strategic role in the success of an organization....
Warning - This Lease Might Explode Any Minute
Mike Caringi, owner of a small New Jersey business that sells pumps, found himself facing a gut-wrenching dilemma last summer. Should he continue paying $ 1,500 each month for essential telecommunications services he no longer receives and for...
No-Holds-Barred Conversations with Dan Lok - Part 2
Question: How to deal with ultra skeptical offline or be it Internet surfers in order to reassure them and get them to happily open up their wallets? I like that “happily open up their wallets”! Your customer should be happy to open his/her...
Four Marketing Myths That Steal Sales
How many times has bad advice gotten you into trouble? Yeah, everybody's saying and doing it, so you jump on the band wagon... and guess what... you get the same results as they get. Maybe it's a comfort to know that you're not the only one who...
Loyalty Programs May Keep Customers Coming Back – But First You’ve Got to Earn their Trust
Remember trading stamps? If you’re over 40, chances are you will. Every time you shopped at a participating grocery store or gas station they gave you stamps to paste into a book. When you’d accumulated enough stamps, you could cash them in for...
How to Run a Successful News Release Program
Marketing public relations gives you cost effective ways to reach your audience. The trade-off, however, is time. It takes time to develop and execute public relations programs. It can take time for these programs to yield rewards.
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...