Archive / 2016

    December, 2016
  • 7 Ways to Use Website Audio in Your Marketing Arsenal (Business and Finance) - 7 Ways to Use Website Audio in Your Marketing Arsenal By: Roger C. ParkerMost visitors to your website are using computers with audio capabilities.
  • "Square One: Personality Impacts Job Fit" (Business and Finance) - Recently, one of my friends (let's call her Martha), the president of a very successful distribution business, lamented the firing of one of her key associates (Phyllis). Phyllis had been hired as a customer service rep in a new, telephone-based customer service effort that was acknowledged by Martha as a critical resource for her firm's growth in the next two years.
  • Headlines - how important are they for your business communication? (Business and Finance) - Vital!Do you think that headlines are only used by advertisers trying to sell something?Well, forget the myth that people are only interested in information and if you have great information then they will read you. They won't if you don't give them a reason to.
  • "Building Your "Pitch" (Business and Finance) - The first thing that any potential customer, buyer, listener orrecruit will look at is the quality of the message. So, when you startthinking of promoting your product, idea, thought or service ormessage, you have to think about how attractive that message is to thegeneral public.
  • Are You Addicted to Selling? (Business and Finance) - Are You Addicted to Selling? By: Simon Reilly The definition of Motivation in Webster's Dictionary: Motive - the sense of need, desire and fear. Based upon this definition, some sources of motivation can be dysfunctional and that is why it can be so addictive.
  • Microsoft RMS and Crystal Reports (Computers and The Internet) - Microsoft RMS and Crystal Reports By: Divine Rigor Microsoft Retail Management System (MS RMS), formerly known as QuickSell 2000, is an integrated retail management software designed to help small and medium-sized retailers to automate their business processes. It runs on personal computers and can be used by practically any type of a retail environment: sporting goods, hobby stores, convenience food stores, appliance stores, liquor stores, just to name a few.
  • Spurce Up Your Garden With Decorative Birdhouses (Family) - Spurce Up Your Garden With Decorative Birdhouses By: Johann Erickson Decorative Birdhouses are active garden ornamentation --the presence and movement of birds creates a fluid focal point for your garden. As such, placement is critical for you to earn maximum benefit from your birdhouses.
  • Strengthen the Immune System Naturally (Health) - Strengthen the Immune System Naturally By: Cori Young "Among the most exciting applications of herbal medicine lie in treating abnormalities of the immune system. Clinical studies have shown that various herbal products are effective in treating allergies, asthma, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Can Pay-per-click Really Increase Blog Traffic? (Marketing) - Can Pay-per-click Really Increase Blog Traffic? By: John Taylor You want to know if Pay-Per-Click really can increase blog traffic? The answer is: Yes, it can. Thanks for reading this article.
  • Making Direct Mail Work for Small Businesses (Marketing) - Making Direct Mail Work for Small Businesses By: Sky Maya If you own a small business, then you know the value of affordable and effective marketing. Unfortunately, many traditional and online advertising methods are becoming quite expensive.
  • If You Do Nothing, You'll Get The Same Results - NOTHING! (Online Business) - If You Do Nothing, You'll Get The Same Results - NOTHING! By: Denise Hall We, as Internet marketers, must learn various strategies for getting visitors to our websites and making sales. After all, that's the object of this game, right? Time after time, you've probably read that writing articles will bring traffic to your site.
  • Snowboarding Jackets (Recreation and Sports) - Snowboarding Jackets By: Jakob Jelling Winter jackets have changed a lot over the years as technology has improved. The best solution used to be those big, puffy, down filled jackets.
  • Where is Your Happiness? Past, Present, or Future?? (Self Improvement and Motivation) - Where is Your Happiness? Past, Present, or Future?? By: Dr. David Thomas Achieving a level of personal happiness previously unknown is closer than you think.
  • Break And Move Beyond The Length Of The Chains (Self Improvement and Motivation) - k And Move Beyond The Length Of The Chains By: Ty Howard "Never let fear, procrastination or the longing for approval from others to take possession of your mind, they become self-forged chains. " Ty Howard Have you ever experienced a moment in your life where you wondered "What to do next?" Have you ever had a bolt of confidence spring into your being just as you were going to start working towards a new goal, but your comfort zone held you back? Have you ever had the feeling "It's now or never!" but you didn't make your move? If you answered "Yes" to any of the above questions, you at one time wore the self-forged chains.
  • Open Source Free Software De-Mystified (Web Development) - Open Source Free Software De-Mystified By: Jared Alberghini Did you know that the most powerful software and web applications are all free? Yes that's right, just about every commercial software or web application you know of is most likely available as a free Open Source project/clone.
  • How to Deal with a Noisy Neighbor (Family) - Your heart starts pounding. .
  • Illegal Immigrants (Government) - It is a U. S.
  • The Argument for Torture (Legal Matters) - I. Practical ConsiderationsThe problem of the "ticking bomb" - rediscovered after September 11 by Alan Dershowitz, a renowned criminal defense lawyer in the United States - is old hat.
  • It's a Free e-World (Marketing) - Read this article and I'll give you 109 Killer Reports onInternet marketing! Yes 109 FREE bonus reports just for readingthis article!Does that sound familiar?Internet marketers have gone 'free mad'. Freebies have theirrightful place in the online marketing bag of tricks: 'subscribeto my Ezine and I'll give you a free eBook' and 'order this andI'll give you a bonus product' are often used to great effect.
  • Who Lives In The Star Wars Galaxy ? (Computers and The Internet) - It's hard to say where old Hollywood ended and new Hollywood began. People in the industry don't think of themselves as making history, they are just going to work.
  • THREE "STOP" WORDS THAT PREVENT ONLINE SUCCESS (Marketing) - Many new to the Web dream of building a successful onlinebusiness. It's not uncommon to find these newcomers putting upcash for a "business opportunity" that "sounds" good.
  • The Melting Pot (Self Improvement and Motivation) - THE MELTING POTSociety has been called a 'melting pot'. This, I think, is an accurate description.
  • How To Make Your Visitors Stay (Web Development) - I bet you agree that visiting a colorful web site mightbe a wonderful or painful experience, depending how longwe have to wait to see all that beauty. .
  • Hostas - Plantain Lily (Home Improvement) - Hostas, commonly known as the plantain lily, own so many distinctive characteristics that it's difficult to pinpoint which of them has pushed it ahead of the day lily (Hemerocallis) as the most sought after herbaceous perennial for the home garden in the US. A low maintenance plant, shade tolerant, and hardy in zones three through nine, there are currently over 2500 species of hostas available.
  • 50 Cent Disco Inferno Lyrics (Music and Entertainment) - Chorus 2X:Lil\' mama show me how you move it, Go Ahead put ya back into it, Do ya thang like there aint nothin to it, Shake. .
  • Coffee Is Everywhere (Food and Drink) - Is there a country that doesn't drink coffee? Coffee is everywhere. The history and development of the beverage that we know as coffee is varied and interesting, involving chance occurrences, political intrigue, and the pursuit of wealth and power.
  • Web Site Traffic Strategy To Get Targeted Visitors And Convert Them Into Loyal Customers (Marketing) - Web Site Traffic Strategy To Get Targeted Visitors And Convert Them Into Loyal Customers By: Nickolay Bokhonok Targeted web site traffic is crucial for every web site. But there are many web sites, and all they are different.
  • Get Back In Shape After The Birth Of Your Baby - a Gentle 10 Point Plan (Women) - Get Back In Shape After The Birth Of Your Baby - a Gentle 10 Point Plan By: Janice Elizabeth Small 1. Be especially kind to yourself in the first weeks after your baby is born.
  • Lucid Dreams: Take Control of Your Dreams (Self Improvement and Motivation) - Lucid Dreams: Take Control of Your Dreams By: Eric Head Most of us fall asleep each night and completely lose sight or awareness into the fact that we are dreaming. One moment we are lying in bed, feeling tired while our eyes are closed, the next moment we are waking up and recounting the dream that we just had.
  • Look Like Sizzle, Be The Steak (Business and Finance) - Look Like Sizzle, Be The Steak By: Monikah J. Ogando You've heard marketing and advertising gurus quip, "Sell the sizzle, not the steak.
  • Customers - Why should they buy from you? (Business and Finance) - There are a whole range of reasons why customers buy aproduct or service. They usually buy to solve either real orperceived problems.
  • Packaging Success (Business and Finance) - If success and achievement came in a package or a bottle, what would it look like? Would it be wrapped in satin and tied with a 14-carat ribbon? Would the bottle that contained achievement be as deep as a ruby or as clear as an emerald? Picture yourself as having the task of packaging these two aspects of life so that everyone would stop and pick them off a shelf. Are you up to this type of task or would the very opportunity of facing success and achievement make you feel inadequate and unable to perform this feat? Well, there it is - right there before you every single day! The offer is a standing offer - you are the person chosen to do this monumental marketing strategy.
  • 20 Ways To Boost Your Traffic And Sales With eBooks (Business and Finance) - Please feel free to publish this article and resource box inyour ezine, newsletter, offline publication or website. A copy would be appreciated at chris@webinvaders.
  • Starting An Online Business Can Be Fun And Profitable (Business and Finance) - Starting an online business can be fun, profitable and a very rewarding experience. Many people dream of having a home based business and the freedom that comes with a successful venture.
  • Learn What Trend Trading Really Is (Business and Finance) - Learn What Trend Trading Really Is By: Carter Matzinger Here's a simple question-what is trading? To answer, perhaps not so simply, we first need to understand what trading is NOT. Trading isn't about buying the fanciest chart, hanging on to something because it is a good buy, or feeling good about yourself because you can go to a cocktail party and relate to what everyone else is saying.
  • Blog Problems (Computers and The Internet) - Blog Problems By: Jesse S. Somer The real bloggers must come from another planet.
  • Wheelchair Power with a Lifestyle (Health) - Wheelchair Power with a Lifestyle By: Blur Loterina Ever heard of a wheelchair that can take you anywhere? If you're using one, you'll know if it's for indoor or outdoor use. But you might want to have one that will offer you both advantages, the so-called combination wheelchair.
  • Tips on Budget Decorating (Home Improvement) - Tips on Budget Decorating By: Maria Palma Home decorating on a budget is the ultimate adventure in decorating. It requires a little bit of planning, creativity, and patience.
  • Decorating for the Holidays When Short on Time & Money (Self Improvement and Motivation) - Lucky you if you live in the north (of the US). Lucky all of us that nature is plentiful in providing free supplies for decorating our homes for Thanksgiving no matter where we live.
  • Email Deliverability Tips (Online Business) - Email Deliverability Tips By: Tom Kulzer Ensuring requested opt-in email is delivered to subscriber inboxes is an increasingly difficult battle in the age of spam filtering. Open and click thru response rates can be dramatically affected by as much as 20-30% due to incorrect spam filter classification.
  • Affiliate Program As It Should Be (Online Business) - Affiliate Program As It Should Be By: Pavel Lenshin Every off- or online business has a target of growing its market share. Under all other equal conditions the percent of the market, occupied by a company, means certain level of recognition, brand, exposure and, therefore, sales and income.
  • What's Important Now? Get the WINning Edge (Self Improvement and Motivation) - What's Important Now? Get the WINning Edge By: Kathy Paauw "I thank God I live in a country where dreams can come true, where failure is sometimes the first step to success, and where success is only another form of failure if we forget where our priorities should be. " - Harry Lloyd Over the past decade I have noticed an increase in the number of clients who report that they have ADD -- Attention Deficit Disorder.
  • The Database Design Alalysis - Business perspective (Computers and The Internet) - The Database Design Analysis phase - Where it all starts. The business perspectiveThe analysis phase of our database design website deals with the early stage of a business system lifecycle.
  • Carry On Luggage Size - Know The Rules! (Travel and Leisure) - Carry On Luggage Size - Know The Rules! By: Tara Pearce You're going on a trip, and need luggage. Did you consider your carry on luggage size? It's important to know what's allowed and what isn't.
  • When Do You Pray? (Women) - When Do You Pray? By: Cory L. Kemp When do you pray? Prayer is the cornerstone of the Christian faith, the communication factor with God that opens us to grace, hope and the very love of God that transforms our lives.
  • TEACHING CHILDREN TO ORGANIZE (Family) - Teaching Children To OrganizeOrganizing is something that many people are born with, yet those who aren?t need not despair. Organizing is a LEARNED SKILL and one that kids and adults alike can pick up at any time.
  • YOUR FIRST HTML PAGE - V (Web Development) - Tables are used to display information in an orderly manner. Incidentally, here we are not talking furniture.
  • Creating a Good First Impression (Marketing) - No doubt about it, first impressions are important - whether you're meeting a prospective mate's family or introducing a product. What you say, how you say it, and when you say it are all critical.
  • What Calls You ? (Self Improvement and Motivation) - You have permission to publish this article electronically or inprint as long as the resource box is included. Please notify meof publication by sending a website link or copy of yourpublication to claudette@metavoice.
  • Does Your Dog Roll In Poop ? Here's Why (Family) - Robin asks:I'm wondering if you could tell me why-- when I'm walking Yogi through some grass-- that he smells something and the next thing I know, he's stuck his head on the ground and starts to roll his body over the area he was smelling. On two occasions, he coated himself in another dog's poop.
  • Nothing Changes Without Planning (Self Improvement and Motivation) - Right now I'm "doing what's in front of me" so to speak. However, when I decided to write articles, I knew I wanted it to be consistent so that I would be sending a professional "signal" to all of you.
  • e-Marginalia : Travel Beyond the Margin (Travel and Leisure) - Does this sound familiar?You return from vacation and the first thing you do is call or email your best friend. You are brimming with exciting news, practically bursting to give a full report on the adventure you just enjoyed.
  • Blessings In A Mother's Tears (Women) - As a mother, my intuition told me that something just wasn't right. Most doctors blew off my concerns about my daughter, Deborah.
  • Top 10 Tips for Blogging (Computers and The Internet) - Top 10 Tips for Blogging By: S. Housley Tips for creating a blog.
  • Interview with Danny M and Joey of Dead Skin Mask (Travel and Leisure) - JavierHey guys. Saw you Friday at Bonds 007.
  • Introduction To The Sauna (Health) - Introduction To The Sauna By: Simon Harris History and Use The origins of the sauna have been lost in the mists of time (so to speak), but it is safe to say its history goes back at least 1000 years. We know that the nomadic peoples of Finland had a primitive type of sauna that was made by building a fire inside a tentlike structure.
  • Get To Know Your Clipart (Web Development) - Get To Know Your Clipart By: Florie Lyn Masarate Before the inventions of the more modern graphic designs, pictures and animations, everybody loves using clipart. Why clipart? They can quite convenient up to now.
  • Flue Season is Here! (Home Improvement) - Flue Season is Here! By: Gil Strachan Furnace flues and chimneys are often neglected. Many homeowners presume that the utility company or their fuel supplier is monitoring them, and don't realise this isn't necessarily true until something goes wrong.
  • Getting the Best Online College Education (College Articles) - While there is always a lot of debate as to whether an online college education is as good as a traditional college education, the answer is really very simple; there are good institutions that offer an online college education and there are bad establishments that offer an online college education. The same holds true for traditional college degree programs.
  • 3 Money-Making Reasons to Display Your Newsletter on Your Website (Business and Finance) - 3 Money-Making Reasons to Display Your Newsletter on Your Website By: Roger C. ParkerSeeing is believing.
  • "The Art of Hiring Smart: Find the Best Person for the Job" (Business and Finance) - Benchmarking is a process which establishes behavioral standards most appropriate for a given position - that is, what behaviors are most effective most of the time in this job. A well-defined Behavioral Job Description acts as a standard in evaluating existing employees as well as a guide in hiring new employees.
  • How to communicate to the four main personality types (Business and Finance) - You probably know this already, but there are generally held to be four main personality types, which I call: Extrovert, Amiable, Analytical and Pragmatic .Let's take a moment to consider each of them in the workplace.
  • 5 Steps to YOUR Mini-site Success (Business and Finance) - Mini-sites (minisites) are great aren't they? They're quick tocreate, and they focus on one thing only - making the sale!Either you sell your own product on the mini-site, or - and thisis what this article concentrates on - you PRE-sell someone else's product, and make affiliate commission on the sale.But where do you start with mini-sites? And how do make sure thatyour mini-site is a success time after time? (If you're going tocreate one mini-site you may as well create ten!)Simple.
  • Small Business Loans Can Help You Write Your Success Story (Business and Finance) - Small Business Loans Can Help You Write Your Success Story By: Amanda Thompson Scene one: you are sitting on your office desk surrounded with files and work overload, you are thoroughly frustrated. You work hard and get paid.
  • The Different Cell Phone Accessories Available (Computers and The Internet) - The Different Cell Phone Accessories Available By: Declan Tobin Where do I start? Always start with the essentials. If you intend using the cell phone in the car it is important to purchase a hands free car kit.
  • Origins and Uses For Dream Catchers (Family) - Origins and Uses For Dream Catchers By: Johann Erickson Dream catchers are a part of the tradition and culture of many of the native people of North America. The stories of the dream catcher's origin and use are as different as the tribes who used them, but the most common story goes like this: Long ago Spider Woman (whose name and description varies by tribe) showed her people how to weave a web to catch their dreams.
  • Turn Off the Fat Genes - A Book Review (Health) - Turn Off the Fat Genes - A Book Review By: David Snape Once in a while a good title comes along and "Turn Off the Fat Genes" is one of those titles that just have to be written about. If you are not familiar with Dr.
  • What You Need To Know About Google's new AdWords Affiliate Policy (Marketing) - What You Need To Know About Google's new AdWords Affiliate Policy By: Rolf Arne Trondhjem A lot of affiliates are selling other people's products with AdWords. This has been known as easy money, since no website is required.
  • How to Stay Balanced During Stressful Situations (Self Improvement and Motivation) - Often we start to notice ourselves falling into anger, depression, self-pity or other responses to a work or home situation. Here are a few ideas to implement when in a situation where a knee-jerk reaction starts to arise.
  • Complaints Are Actually A Good Thing! (Online Business) - Complaints Are Actually A Good Thing! By: Diane Hughes Nobody likes to get complaints. They make you question your judgment, they can ruin your day, and they almost always leave you in a bad mood.
  • Snowboarding Pants (Recreation and Sports) - Snowboarding Pants By: Jakob Jelling Baggie pants can be more than just fashionable. Do you remember the days of having to put a snowsuit on in order to go out sledding or skiing? No matter what you did the snowsuit would always climb, let snow in, get wet and usually was uncomfortable because your pants where bunched up inside.
  • Tips for refilling printer cartridges (Computers and The Internet) - 1. If this is the first time you have refilled always start with a refill kit.
  • Guidelines For Choosing A Guru, Coach Or Mentor (Self Improvement and Motivation) - elines For Choosing A Guru, Coach Or Mentor By: Chuck & Sue DeFiore The following tips are meant as a guide for those of you who wish to enter into a coaching or mentoring relationship with a Guru, Coach or Mentor. If you are not going to work with the individual you are paying, don't do it.
  • How To Write Irrestible Email Copy (Computers and The Internet) - If you've been online for very long, and have clicked on any of the major marketing sites, you've probably seen headlines that promise, "Write Hypnotic Copy That Guarantees Sales!" or "The REAL Secrets of Writing That Will Make Customers Get Their Wallets Out!" These ads can be tempting, because as an online marketing, you really do want to see results-and fast. But is there really "one method that works for all?" when writing to sell? And is it as quick and easy as the online ads (written by professional copywriters) claim? The answer, simply put, is "no".
  • Nearest - Dearest (Writing) - Nearest - Dearest By: Malcolm R. Campbell 'Begin with the clear conception that the subject of deepest interest to the average human being is himself.
  • Perform Random Acts of Facilitation (Government) - Perform Random Acts of FacilitationIf you happen to be a member of any kind of group that meets regularly, I'm calling you to play your part in saving the world from millions of wasted hours in boring, poorly facilitated meetings!PremiseAny participant in any group, at anytime, can commit a Random Act of Facilitation to clarify, focus, and increase the consciousness of any group. Many individuals, working independently will collectively create a healthier, sustainable future if they are willing to engage in the regular practice of Random Acts of Facilitation.
  • Organ Trafficking in Eastern Europe (Legal Matters) - A kidney fetches $2700 in Turkey. According to last month's issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, this is a high price.
  • Easy Rules To Guarantee That Your Dot-Com Doesn't Become The Next Dot-Bomb (Marketing) - Late last night I turned on my television and discovered a used car salesman trying to sell this cheap clunker of a car to recently pink-slipped and bankrupt dot-com unfortunates. Apparently if you want to trade in your luxury sports car, these guys would be "happy" to give you a great deal on something more "economical.
  • Walt Disney's Horror Movie (Computers and The Internet) - In 1934, when Walt Disney called for a meeting among his artists, a rumor had spread that he was going to shut the studio down and they would all be left unemployed during the great depression. Instead he personally told them in his own spellbinding way the story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, which he intended to make into his first feature length film.
  • "Boost Sales With An Email Bonus!" (Marketing) - If you are doing business online then you must have an email contact list. It is absolutely essential that you be able to email your list of subscribers,customers, hot prospects or general permission based list of non-customers with information about whatever product or service that it is that you are involved with.
  • The Folly of Problem Solving (Self Improvement and Motivation) - THE FOLLY OF PROBLEM SOLVINGHello, my name is Tom. In this short article I want to convince you that a strategy for getting nice surprises is more realistic than a strategy leading to a predictable outcome.
  • BREAK THROUGH THE CLUTTER WITH AUDIO BANNERS (Web Development) - "A horse is a horse, of course, of course, his name isMister Ed!" Do any of you remember that silly jinglefrom the television show? That's not really important anyway. What IS importantis that Ed, the talking horse, was quite a phenomenonback in the 60's.
  • The Law of Attraction in Action (Self Improvement and Motivation) - The Law of Attraction in Action By: Diana Kennedy, LMT Would you like to be able to experience more of what brings you joy in your life? Do you have unmet wants and desires that have left you feeling unfulfilled in some areas of your life? Were you taught that it is our desires that make us unhappy? Whoever taught us that desire is a bad thing was an unempowered person! Desire is a beautiful thing! It is desire that birthed this world, and it is desire that draws us together to create new life, both physically and metaphysically. Imagine for a moment that you have a genie in a bottle, or a secret potion or wand that, that gives you the power to zap into being more of what you wish for.
  • BATTLE BLEMISHES (Women) - When fighting blemishes it is essential that you use the right cleansers for your skin. Regardless of whether you have teenage acne or adult acne a gentle cleanse should always be a necessary part of your daily routine.
  • For The Real Love Of Beer (Food and Drink) - For the Love of BeerIt's almost scary to write about beer as a topic. An emotional product especially to men, saying something controversial about the product may result in a local bar brawl.
  • Creative Ideas To Profit With Autoresponders (Marketing) - Creative Ideas To Profit With Autoresponders By: Zamri Nanyan An interested visitor who has been strolling through your site has finally come to just what she is looking for and is about to make a purchase. It's a sunny afternoon, and her cat, who happens to be sitting on the moss under the visitor's large fifty-year-old snow-rose bonsai tree, suddenly jumps down, and the priceless tree topples over.
  • Working At Home? How To Avoid Piling On The Pounds! (Women) - Working At Home? How To Avoid Piling On The Pounds! By: Janice Elizabeth Small It's so tempting isn't it? Work is not going well. Or you have a deadline looming.
  • Lucid Dreams: Techniques and Tips on How to Induce Them (Self Improvement and Motivation) - Lucid Dreams: Techniques and Tips on How to Induce Them By: Eric Head The ability to have a lucid dream (awareness that you are dreaming) is something that anybody can do. Some pick it up easier than others, but with enough practice even the most resistant can induce this ability.
  • Add Some Firepower to your PR (Business and Finance) - Add Some Firepower to your PR By: Robert A. Kelly Sure, as tactics usually presented to business, non-profit and association managers, special events, brochures and news releases are fine.
  • Proofs of delivery and logistics: speeding throughput and avoiding pitfalls (Business and Finance) - It should be a straightforward business scenario: making sure that the delivery documentation from the supplier or haulier matches up with the documentation at the target destination.However life is rarely straightforward, and if problems do arise, order completion times and cash flow will inevitably suffer as a result.
  • Career Goals and Stress (Business and Finance) - Career Goals and Stress:How to Achieve Goals and Maintain Your SanityDeborah R. Brown, MBA, MSW____________________________________________________________________________"Keep interested in your own career, however humble;it is a real possession in the changing fortunes of time.
  • What's Wrong With Proofreading? (Business and Finance) - More Tips For New Writers (Part III)Writing for your home based business just as important as any other kind of business writing. When you have an online business, you will be judged by the quality of your emails, advertisements, articles etc as well as by the textual content of your website.
  • How To Choose A Work At Home Business Opportunity (Business and Finance) - There are plenty of ways to do business on the Internet, butthey can be basically divided into 2 groups:1.) Go out and do the research, find the resources, bring themaltogether and then build a business from scratch or2.
  • Internet Marketing and Getting Your Site Noticed (Business and Finance) - Internet Marketing and Getting Your Site Noticed By: Timothy Spaulding You may have created the best Web site in the world, but unfortunately it will not do your home based business any good if no one sees it. Therefore, knowing how to market your site and getting your site noticed is incredibly important to the success of your home based business and to make money online.
  • Writing Good Blogs (Computers and The Internet) - Writing Good Blogs By: Jesse S. Somer 'Bad blogs have got to go, blogging could be really cool if done properly, maybe even with a pinch of love.
  • Standing Wheelchair Power (Health) - Standing Wheelchair Power By: Blur Loterina Does you wheelchair enable you to reach for things? Or is it hard to control? Let go of that traditional wheelchair. It's obsolete and it can even cause you injuries.
  • Got Attic Mold? Lets Talk Energy Conservation! (Home Improvement) - Got Attic Mold? Lets Talk Energy Conservation! By: Mark D. Tyrol, P.
  • Book Club Sales -- Increasing the Odds (Marketing) - Book Club Sales -- Increasing the Odds By: Joni Hamilton What is a book club sale? It is actually a rights sale or a licensing agreement: you are granting permission to a book club the right to " borrow " your work. You have written a book, and now you are allowing a book club to print and distribute your book to its members.
  • Dirty Secrets Of Co-Registration Email Lists (Online Business) - Dirty Secrets Of Co-Registration Email Lists By: Willie Crawford Years ago, I listened to Internet marketing "gurus" share that they had lists in the hundreds of thousands, and I was all ears. Up to that point, I had not managed to get my lists above 60,000 (after many years of consistently working at it).
  • How To Get Free Traffic To Your Website (Online Business) - How To Get Free Traffic To Your Website By: Rebecca Gilbert There are many ways to get free traffic to your website, but the method that I use beats all the traditional methods hands down - and best of all. .
  • A Call To Do Better (Self Improvement and Motivation) - A Call To Do Better By: Clyde Dennis I'm calling you out. Issuing a Challenge.
  • Dancing On Your Brain: The Cha-Cha Effect (Self Improvement and Motivation) - Dancing On Your Brain: The Cha-Cha Effect By: Maya Talisman Frost My grandmother used to say that the secret to living a good life is maintaining a flexible spine and a flexible mind. Whether we're talking about joints or brains, there's just no room for rigidity.
  • Personal Protection When Traveling - It's a Must! (Travel and Leisure) - Personal Protection When Traveling - It's a Must! By: Tara Pearce One Christmas when I was in high school, I received what I thought at the time was an odd gift - a personal safety alarm. I thanked my parents, but wondered why they thought I needed personal protection.
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  • Summertime Cleaning Tips (Family) - Summer Cleaning TipsBy Mary Findley copyright@2003This article may be reprinted but only with the accompanying bio at the end of the article. Oh those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer.
  • Beginning XML - Part IV ( Basic Schema Of A DTD ) (Web Development) - In the following two articles, I'm going to wrap up my ponderingon XML. We'll explore the basic schema of a DTD, and the futureof XML.
  • Invisible Competitors (Marketing) - In any competition, sides are clearly marked and the participants are visible. This allows both sides to have an equal advantage at the quest to becoming the victor.
  • When You're Having a Hard Time (Self Improvement and Motivation) - It is the wonder of soldiers during wartime that the flowers keep blooming, someone wrote. Or maybe it was that nature keeps on naturing.
  • DOG GOES BALLISTIC WHEN JOGGING WITH OWNER (Family) - Dear Adam:My dog, Chance, we think is a Golden retriever mix, but he's mostly white with gold patches. Also he's about 2/3 the size of a Golden Retriever.
  • Journaling - A Key to Joy (Self Improvement and Motivation) - Are you interested in finding your authentic voice? Would you like to be more confident? Does the sound of personal freedom tickle your fancy? Would you like to learn more about yourself in a very compassionate way? Do you suspect there may be treasures hidden inside you that so far you've been unable to identify and put to use? Are you looking for a way to systematically make positive changes in your life? Is there a book or an invention inside you just crying to be made manifest? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, read on. ---------------------------------------The Write Way to Self-Discovery.
  • Sonoma Valley Wineries And Wines (Travel and Leisure) - Although many AVAs in Sonoma County are well-known for one or two specific varietals, the Sonoma Valley enjoys diverse terroir, and successfully grows many different grape types. The Sonoma Valley AVA was established in 1982, and is approximately 160 square miles.
  • "Men in Tights......and garters" (Women) - Sitting comfortably against the cushioned interior of my seat, I listened as the conversation about my friend's cousin passed over my ears. However, when he started talking about her idea's for the fashion world.
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