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Early To Rise

The Language Perfectionist: Gaffes Galore

By Don Hauptman | 09/16/2010

Here’s another collection of errors I encountered recently in major publications: “[The scandal at Hewlett-Packard] has stunted a long search by HP’s employees for stability and pride at the patriarch of Silicon Valley companies.” A patriarch is defined literally as “a man who rules a family, clan, or tribe,” and,…



By Glenn Fisher | 09/15/2010

Most marketing people will tell you that the key to any successful marketing campaign is “testing.”

True. But there’s a little more to it…


Stop Messing Up

By Rich Schefren | 09/14/2010

I’ve been struggling with a single issue in my business for eons…

Now don’t go jumping to conclusions… It’s nothing serious… In fact, in the grand scheme of things, it’s quite insignificant.


Advertising, Schmadvertising!

By Clayton Makepeace | 09/13/2010

Sometimes I wish I had gone into advertising instead of direct response marketing.

I can see myself nestled in a posh Madison Avenue corner office, hauling down six figures a year, creating beer-swilling frogs, taco-eating Chihuahuas, and other madcap characters…


How to Have Lots of Good Friends

By Mark Morgan Ford | 09/11/2010

It’s been said that if you want friends to help you in the bad times, you have to help them in the good times.


How I Rebounded

By Marc Charles | 09/9/2010

I’ve had my share of failures in life and in business — but nothing like this.


Listen to Your Gut

By Perry Marshall | 09/8/2010

Recently, I consulted with a student who had invested heavily in a business that was making money but involved dealing with seedy individuals.


Learning Quality Assurance

By Harvey Mackay | 09/7/2010

I recently had the opportunity to speak to members of the Food Processing Suppliers Association. In doing my preparation, one thing that kept coming up was food safety. One mistake can destroy a company.



By Noah St. John | 09/6/2010

Americans spend over 11 billion dollars a year on “self-help” products. But I call it shelf-help — because that’s where most of it goes… on the shelf, along with all the similar products they’ve bought.


How to Time the Markets Today

By Mark Morgan Ford | 09/4/2010

In a typical bull market, half the gains are made during the last 10% of its duration. At least, that’s something I read recently. And, if true, it’s a remarkable fact. It means in a 10-year uptrend, you would make half your profits in the first nine years and the other half in the last year.


Are You a Member?

By Jason Holland | 09/3/2010

At the Liberty Street League, ETR’s premium wealth building newsletter, we like to show our readers a lot of different ways to make money. We cover stocks, which is standard. As well as stuff like options, real estate, bonds, commodities, precious metals…


The Power of “Like”

By Sandi Krakowski | 09/2/2010

I recently installed a plugin on my WordPress blog, and was completely blown away by the results. Opt-ins to my list increased significantly, the number of new friend requests that came in on Facebook nearly tripled in less than a week, and, most important, my sales increased.