The Case Against "Traditional" Piano Lessons
How would you like to spend 4 years in a University learning how to play other peoples music? If you think this is ridiculous, you're right! Because that's what thousands of piano music students do each day. They sit in front of their piano or...
How Distance and Open Learning has Changed my Life
When I was approached to write a piece on open and distance learning education, I came up with this piece. After reading it through, I have come to the conclusion that my life has changed completely because of it. I didn't realise how much until I...
Ten Reasons Why People Don't Buy From You
Here's ten simple yet POWERFUL ideas for you to reflect on. This will help you adjust your marketing strategies...which will have a GREAT effect on everything you sell.
1. You don't make people feel safe when they order. Remind people...
We can't emphasize enough the importance of including keyword-rich content on your site to increase your ranking potential. Simply put, keywords are the words and/or word phrases people use when searching. As we've mentioned throughout the site,...
5 Simple Ways To Promote
Learning to promote your business online is one of the most important steps in being successful.
Otherwise your site may as well be in some dark closet, because no one is going to stumble over it.
Here are 5 simple ways to promote your...
3 Simple Ways To Dramatically Improve Your Website
Before you start worrying about marketing your website on the internet it always pays dividends to look at the website itself and get the fundamentals right before looking to shout about it from the virtual mountain-tops.
You may already...
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Is A Home Equity Credit Line Right for You?
Using credit lines against the equity of your home are one source of
consumer credit that is fast gaining popularity. Home equity is a valuable
asset which both lenders and borrowers can benefit from and as such, lenders...
How To Make A Lot Of Money On The Internet Doing Nothing
"You can make a lot of money on the Internet doing nothing!" That's the number one Internet marketing myth. It's an urban legend, of course. But yet, that ideaology is still pervasive on the Internet. So, I'm here to give it to you...
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...
Public Relations – Defining Your Organization from the Inside Out
What do your customers say about your company? Would you let your major competitor control your sales strategy? Public relations is an inevitable consequence of being in business. Whether you like it or not, your corporate image evolves...
Sealing The Deal Over The Business Meal
Doing business over meals is a ritual that has existed for centuries. Taking clients to breakfast, lunch or dinner has long been an effective way to build relationships, make the sale or seal the deal. These business meals are essentially business...
Writing an MLM Business Plan
When considering whether or not to start a MLM business, first you need to write an MLM business plan. This will put a lot of things into perspective. An MLM business plan helps to put your ideas into action by defining what your business will be,...
Secrets of Reciprocal Linking Strategies
It doesn't manner if you are a seasoned online marketer or a newbie you MUST have traffic to your website. One of the two best, and most inexpensive ways, to generate targeted traffic is by using what is called "Reciprocal Linking".
Targeted Traffic - How Will You Achieve It?
Wouldn't it be great if your website was listed on the first page when your potential customers look for what you sell?
What if you had the very top position when they typed "your product category" into MSN, Yahoo or Google?
Lumpy Mail Gets Your Message Through
When it comes to your gravy, lumps are bad. When it comes to getting your marketing message through the mail room, past the gate keepers, and onto your buyer’s desk, lumps are just the ticket. I love direct mail for small business marketing and I’m...