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Is Your Marketing Plan All About Fun?

By Jason Holland | 02/2/2009

You (and your team) have looked at your products and have developed a plan for getting those products in front of your target market.


How to Improve Your Mind, Life, and Career

By Suzanne Richardson | 02/2/2009

As Groucho Marx said, “Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.” It would appear that more Americans than ever agree with Marx, according to The New York Times, which recently revealed the results of a report from the National Endowment for the Arts.


6 Budget-Friendly Travel Temptations for 2009

By Steenie Harvey | 01/31/2009

If hearing about the recession day in and day out makes you want to skip the country and head off on a long, luxurious weekend in la-la land… but you don’t think you have the budget to do it… I have good news for you.


Should You Be Advertising on TV?

By Mary Ellen Tribby | 01/31/2009

When most people think of television advertising, they think about the commercials they see on network TV. Such advertising gives the advertiser an immense reach – sometimes to as many as hundreds of millions of people. But the greater the reach, the less targeted the audience. For every person who might be interested in your product, there will be a hundred or a thousand with absolutely zero interest.


4 Simple Ways to Turbocharge Your Writing

By Yanik Silver | 01/30/2009

I’m going to share a bit of the information that I first taught at my $3,495 per person copywriting workshop. This subject is something I have not seen anyone else tackle in full. So if you are interested in making your sales copywriting (actually, any writing) work harder for you – pay attention!


5 Steps to Getting a Recession-Proof Side Business Off the Ground

By Paul Lawrence | 01/29/2009

In this troubled economy, almost everyone can use the security that a side business can bring. I’ve been involved in a low-capital side business for years, and it has been a steady source of additional income for me. It’s something you, too, should consider getting into. I’m talking about the event promotion business.


I am seeing great results from my new method of working out

By Early To Rise | 01/28/2009

“If you’re like me, you get very, very bored doing cardio on the treadmill, stationary bike, or whatever your favorite piece of exercise equipment is. Five minutes can feel like hours. The gym has plenty of TVs to try to entertain you while you work out. However, the news is too depressing, watching the food channel only makes me want to eat (definitely defeats the purpose of being at the gym), and the other mindless programs bore me.


Employee Review Do’s and Don’ts

By Jason Holland | 01/28/2009

If you want your employees (and your company) to grow, you can help them excel by scheduling formal yearly performance reviews. You sit down with each employee, and take a comprehensive look at all the work they have done over the past year. You discuss how their skills have progressed, their biggest successes, where they need improvement, and their goals for the coming year.


What Are You Trying to Accomplish Today?

By Rich Schefren | 01/28/2009

Whatever your goals, whatever your talents, you have to give this question your full attention every day. Anything less will lead you in the wrong direction – closer to frustration and further from your goals.


What’s Missing From YOUR Business?

By Suzanne Richardson | 01/28/2009

So make sure you test everything – your site, your products, your store – to make sure it works as it’s meant to. Better yet, have a friend, your spouse, and your grandma test things out for you. Get them to report back on what works, what doesn’t, what’s missing, and what’s superfluous. You’ll end up with a better product/site/whatever – and your customers will have a much better experience.


Internet Selling Tips From the National Enquirer

By Bob Bly | 01/27/2009

American Writers and Artists Inc. (AWAI) co-founder Don Mahoney recently e-mailed me an article about the National Enquirer. In that article, Editor-in-Chief David Perel revealed the secret of the tabloid’s outrageous success:


8 Speechmaking “Rules” You Should NOT Pay Attention To

By Mark Morgan Ford | 01/27/2009

I found the following “rules” in a popular book on speechmaking. It occurred to me that they are all wrong.