Preparing for Your Next Job Interview
Preparing for Your Next Job Interview By Bryan Thorby Once you get the call for the interview, the next thing that you need to do is prepare for it. You can never over prepare for an interview. The more prepared you are, the harder it will be to...
Resume 101: Enhancing the reference checking process
The employment meeting went extremely well. The interviewer was impressed with your abilities; you answered the questions superbly; and you were able to develop an excellent rapport with the interviewer and other staff at the company. So, now just...
Dollars In The Details!
When it comes to your marketing message, the little things count. Trouble is, you’ll never come to respect how much, until you make a commitment to science.
Let me ask you something. Do you practice Kaizen?
Kaizen is a...
You Have More Web Sites Than You Think You Have: The Importance of Deep Submission
If I ask you how many web sites do you have? You may say “One, yes it is www.mycompany.com “ or “two” in case you have a second organization or company. When I first began promoting my web sites I was, like most people,...
How to Do Effective Email Marketing
Recently, there has been a lot written about email and its (impending) death. From what you read on forum boards and in newsletters from well-known internet marketers, email marketing is dead. Too many ISPs are taking it upon themselves to limit the...
Search Engine Optimization Techniques
Search engine optimization is the process of increasing the amount of visitors to a website by achieving a high ranking in the search results of a search engine (i.e. Yahoo, Google, etc.). The higher a website ranks in a search, the better the...
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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...
Understanding Document Management
The term "document management" and "paperless office" is the subject of countless articles and books. Everyone wants to achieve this lofty goal but not everyone understands what the terms really mean. Before you can embark on the journey of ...
Join in on the Success of the 2nd Wave of Affiliate Marketing
What do I mean by '2nd Wave'? ... let me explain: Can you remember the good old days when affiliate programs first came into existence in the mid to late 1990's? Everybody jumped in with two feet and put up dozens of affiliate links on their...
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...
Project/Program Management Best Practices for Success in ANY Industry!
Where is our success? Although there have been improvements, over 60% of projects/programs failed and many were canceled in 2003 (ref:The Standish Report CHAOS)! Our goal for 2004 and beyond is to contribute to a 60% and better,...
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...
Five Ideas for Unique (and Cheap) Marketing
Home-based businesses generally lack the large marketing budgets of bigger companies, but a smaller budget doesn't have to stop you from engaging in clever and effective campaigns.
When marketing on a budget, you need to "think outside the box"...
Contextual Advertising: Is it Right for You?
If online advertising had fads, contextual ads would be the latest "in thing." Also known as "content targeting," they seem to be "popping up" (no pun intended) all over the Web. From news sites to privately owned websites, everyone and his...
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...