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Best Kept Secret for Customer Retention

Best Kept Secret for Customer Retention

There's one document that every product has, but not every customer reads. This source can actually be a way to help retain your customers. And when I say "retain", I don't mean that you try selling more. In this instance, the company has an opportunit...

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Elements of a Non-Fiction Book Proposal

Elements of a Non-Fiction Book Proposal

Non-fiction book proposals are really about selling your non-fiction idea to agents/editors. This is often written before you write the actual book. It's a type of contractual agreement. You need to convince the editor that you're the best one to write...

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How to build success while you’re unemployed

How to build success while you’re unemployed

With the American economy in a recession, many citizens are out of work. Unless you plan to move to the city, careers are difficult to find. With everyone scrambling for work, hiring managers are receiving hundreds of applications for one job. Even par...

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The Happiness Equation for Success

The Happiness Equation for Success

It's hard to be rejected from ... anything, really. The hardest part is picking oneself up from ones own bootstraps and moving along. That's very hard, sometimes. It takes a lot of courage and awesomeness to not give up or give in to negativity.Life is...

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Hey — it’s looking different around here ….

Hey — it’s looking different around here ….

Welcome to the newly re-vamped blog! It's still the same blog -- nothing has been taken away. A lot has been added, though, as many of you can see. Feel free to let me know what you think of the new look and feel.I've added multiple new pages. These ar...

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How to get "something" when you’re working for … nothing

How to get "something" when you’re working for … nothing

When you're in the internship world, it's not always paid. Or, when you're building your portfolio, you provide services for almost ... nothing. Aside from building your resume, build your relationships. This is the most important thing you can do. BUT...

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Why you don’t want to be irreplaceable at work

Why you don’t want to be irreplaceable at work

Most people, including me, like to work so hard that we become irreplaceable. Unfortunately, there's one draw back: you're irreplaceable. Un-promotable. Not because you're not awesome -- it's because you've made it clear that no one can do your job bet...

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Business writing for parents [Medical]

Business writing for parents [Medical]

It may seem like a random topic, but there comes a point in time where parents have to stand up or protect their children through writing.Medical.When it comes to health, no one should fool around. First: talk with your caregiver. Can't get the result ...

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New Interviewing Trend — Are interviewees being scammed?

New Interviewing Trend — Are interviewees being scammed?

I've had my share of interviews. In this day in age, due to the lovely economy in my region, there's one job for every few hundred applicants. And I'm not joking. I was picked to interview for a part-time job for the state -- and I was told over 100 pe...

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SEO 101: Content and Crawlability

SEO 101: Content and Crawlability

If your content isn't updated frequently -- assume a minimum of twice a week -- then you will not rank high in search engines. Rankings in search engines are referred to as "organic" results.How you get higher organic reach is by making sure your websi...

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