Managing Conflict--"I'm All Wet and Can't Seem to Get Dried Out!"
Like the weather, conflict can be anything from a minor squall to a turbulent storm packing hurricane force winds. Quite often conflict storms come up unexpectedly and we are not prepared with an U-M-B-R-E-L-L-A (See Dealing With Difficult...
Becoming A Home Inspector: What the Home Inspections Schools Won't Tell You
Chances are if you’re reading this you’ve thought about becoming a home inspector. You may have even seen the ads that say you can make hundreds of dollars a day as a home inspector. Home inspection schools put many of these ads out. They paint a...
To Link OR Not To Link...?
To Link OR Not To Link...?
by Ed Duvall
Sometimes it's hard to tell a good idea online from a bad one.
Take for instance the idea of search engines adding in the factor of link popularity to their relevancy ratings. Sounded great at...
Need Article Ideas?
Writer's block...need I say more? Every writer experiences writer's block at one time or another. For a writer using the marketing with articles technique the block often starts with trying to generate a new article idea. There are many...
I was all set to write an article predicting the future of search engines, when Yahoo dropped Google and replaced it with its own engine. Now that's big news. In less than twenty-four hours, Google went from about 79% of the market share to...
How to SEO your site right.
Search engine optimization is one of most popular online marketing tool for any website. With more websites coming online every day the competition gets larger, so you have to make sure you can out SEO them before they out do you. In this...
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Risk and Reward
If you are doing your own investing in the stock market, what would be the first question you would ask yourself before you make any trade or investment? If your answer is how fundamentally sound the stock is, or whether the stock just broke...
Why Choose a Debt Consolidation Loan?
If you are one of the many people who continually struggle to cope with an ever increasing amount of debt the solution could well be within your reach. If your are looking to: reduce interest rates lower your monthly payments, ...
The Magic of Thinking Small by Mike Litman
Many of you might disagree and I'm prepared for that.
Many 'guru's' might say "Mike, you're wrong." and I'm prepared for that.
But what I'm about to share with you has been one of my biggest secrets to my success.
This secret has been...
How You Can Learn to be a Better Manager
When you first take over a department, expectations are usually high but operations are sometimes in disarray. The staff is disorganized, goals aren’t being met, and hours are spent on unproductive tasks. Just when you think the company would...
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...
The Increasing Power Of Publicity - and how it can benefit your business.
The call came into my office and the voice on the other end was very energetic, almost giddy: "I have finalized my marketing budget and need your help launching an advertising campaign for my new product," he breathed. "Congratulations," I...
Buying Radio? Read This and Don't Waste Your Money
Buying radio? Then find out how to make the most of your investment.
No doubt you’ve listened to, and then quickly deleted, messages from account execs from your local radio stations. Maybe you’ve even entertained them in your office....
18 avoidable errors when promoting your affiliate program
I have listed a quick and easy bulleted list of does and do not’s when trying to promote your affiliate program.
* Many affiliate marketers make a huge mistake of posting their ads on forums. Forums can be used to promote your affiliate...
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...