Fast-track career success with Informational Interviews
Informational interviewing can play a pivotal role in building one’s network to assist in penetrating the hidden job market and unadvertised job prospects, but unfortunately is often a tool that is ignored in a job seeker’s career and job search...
Top Ten Helpful Hints to First Year Teachers
1. Become familiar with the school site and district office facilities and resources. Your school site and the district office media center can be valuable resources to tap into. Most school site have storage areas or closets with shared grade...
How To Drive More Hits To Your Website And Increase Subscription
What is SPAM? Why so many people hate it and yet so many people do it? SPAM is actually known as Unsolicited Commercial Email, it's just like the junk postal mails you receive everyday in your mailbox. The only difference is that sending junk...
The 2 Best-Kept Secrets Of The Internet
It's a difficult creating a website that brings you business. It's full-time job where things seem easy at first but as soon as you start to explore the possibilities and appreciate the complexity of the task at hand it can soon start taking up...
Where’s Your Web Site?
This simple question can take on several different forms, but if you have your own web site, all are equally important. Don’t worry, this isn’t a sales letter, and it’s well worth a read.
That opening question can mean “where is your web site...
Ten Steps To A Well Optimized Website - Step 6: Human Testing
Welcome to part six in this search engine positioning series. Last week we discussed the importance of internal linking. In part six we will cover the obvious and yet often overlooked importance of its appeal to a real-live human being.
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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...
Small Business Grants - Tips from the Pros
Every business starts with an idea or a dream. To implement this idea or to turn your dream in to reality you require finance. A grant supports the business ideas and turns the dreams of an entrepreneur in to reality.
There are many types of...
Tips for Increasing Your Profits with Gift Certificates
Offering gift certificates is an excellent way of increasing your sales by solving your customers' gift-giving problems. Often people would like to give your products as gifts, but are hesitant to choose a specific item for someone.
Want to Work from Home? Ever Given a Thought to Telecommuting?
There are many mistaken definitions of what telecommuting means. The very name gives the impression of someone answering work telephone calls from home or typing furiously away at their computers.
Traditionally, telecommuting meant that an...
The 7 Tough Job Interview Questions That Can Make or Break You - and How to Answer Them
Some interview questions are asked so frequently that they've become classics. Practically every interview you go on you'll be answering one or more of these seven interview questions. Why are these the most frequently asked interview...
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...
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...
Top 3 Reasons Why Your Headlines Fail
by George Dodge
Many professional copywriters estimate that the headline contributes 80% or more of the success of any ad, article, or sales letter.
One direct marketing expert goes so far as to credit the headline with 100% of the...
Reach vs. Frequency: Is it better to reach 25 People Four Times or 100 People Once
Reach and frequency are terms generally used when planning advertising campaigns. However, the concept of reach and frequency applies to any promotional activity you undertake: direct mail, direct selling, and even networking.
Reach is the...