Myth 1: “Online advertising is not for local businesses.”
The Reality about Google AdWords
Actually, research says 89% of people search online for products and services before they make a purchase – even when the purchase is made at a business in their area. What most people don’t know is that with Google AdWords you can set your ads to show only to people in your area whether that’s your city, state, or just your zip code. Read More »
How to get more Twitter Followers?
How to get more twitter followers in short time? This article talks about the latest twitter tips. The best way to get more twitter followers is by mass following and unfollowing. Read More »
Avoid being a horrible investor
Are you one of those people frustrated with your inability to beat the stock market? Despite watching CNBC and Jim Cramer religiously, and reading The Wall Street Journal every day, you just can’t seem to make it happen. Here are five ways I think that investors shoot themselves in the foot. Read More »
Best business opportunities today
Business opportunities of 2010 cause consumers to be more cautious about what they buy and less optimistic about the economy in general, having said that small businesses selling necessities will do well; those selling what consumers consider to be “frills” will not, unless they can tap into sufficiently well-heeled niches. Read More »
Green jobs for $30/Hour
Aside from the everyday efforts you make to help the environment, such as recycling or taking the bus, wouldn’t it be great if you could be well-paid to help the planet? As it happens, many environmental jobs pay around $30 an hour or more. Read More »
How to get traffic from Facebook?
Facebook is not the first social network but it is the most popular one. There have been many other social networks before Facebook and while some of them were popular at some point in time, none could reach the popularity of Facebook. In addition to keeping in touch with your friends, Facebook can be (and is) used for business. You can use it to promote your products and services, to acquire new clients, or to get traffic to your site. Read More »
During market rebounds, small-cap stocks tend to soar faster and farther than the broader market — turning hardworking folks like you and me into millionaires over time. Want some proof? Read More »
I’m assuming you are going to be a first time landlord. Being a landlord can be a daunting experience. Read More »
What is Twitter and how does it work?
Twitter is becoming the fatest growing social networking tool available. Find out exactly what it is and how to use it. Send a “tweet” in minutes. The Internet is all a-buzz about Twitter. What is Twitter? It’s a way to keep family, friends, and coworkers up-to-date with what an individual is doing by using an instant messenger service, the web, as well as with mobile texting, plus other venues. Read More »
Let’s get the hard part out of the way right now. After you get your real estate license, prospecting is the single most crucial element in the business and it’s the hardest part for most real estate agents. Read More »
Investing Lessons from the Poker Table
Despite the fact that you might hear investors say that they’re making a “bet” on a stock or that they “doubled down” on an investment, a battle rages about how similar investing and gambling really are. Some argue that there’s little difference between, say, handicapping horses and investing in equities, while others bristle at the idea, and say that when you treat investing as buying a piece of a business there’s no comparison. Read More »
Recession can bring with it opportunities as well as threats.
And even if starting up a new business when the economy is shrinking does prove to be a baptism of fire, it could strengthen you in the long run. If you survive, think how well you’ll perform when the good times return.
Here are some of the ways you can withstand a recession when you start a new business. Read More »
Every busy downtown street has a storefront location that is “cursed.” One month it was a pizza place. Six months later it was an optometrist’s office. Four months later it was a video rental store. Now it’s vacant yet again. Read More »
Proven ways to make money
When we set out to look for the 45 best ways to grow your money, we had a few criteria in mind. We wanted ideas that were widely applicable (so we weren’t interested in specialized tax shelters or tax loopholes that were only open to a favored few). We also wanted ideas that had stood the test of time (so we rejected a lot of flavor-of-the-month notions, such as buying gold futures or loading up on oil stocks). Finally, we wanted our ideas to represent the full span of personal finance, from basic notions to more advanced concepts. Read More »
American Cars - Red, White and Cheap
A bad economy and crumbling auto sales have created absurdly low prices for some truly great American cars. Auto sales are down for the count. Sales of American cars, in particular, have been K.O.’d. In a vain attempt to get things moving again, American car manufacturers are piling on incentives and dealers are slashing prices. That means you can get some amazing – absurd, really – prices on some great cars. Read More »
Unless you’ve been living under a rock — check that, several rocks — you know what I’m about to tell you: Stock markets worldwide are down substantially this year. Here’s a representative update Read More »