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September, 2011

3 Myths About Earning An Income Online

There are many 'claims' people make about earning an income online some of which are helpful while others tend to be misleading! For whatever reasons there are people who offer business tips in an effort to help others achieve marketing success online that in some cases are not true! What people do achieve many times as a result is frustration over their wasted efforts! Let's clear up 3 of these myths about building a profitable business on the internet right now!

Useful Tips to Pump Up Your Facebook Page

Facebook is phenomena that needs little introduction. It has changed the meaning of social interaction for millions of people around the world! Of course the networking site has also opened up a whole new avenue for marketing and branding.

So, how do you take advantage of it? Simple, use people's general Facebook behavior and identify areas where you can create publicity plugs for yourself and your business.

The Start Up Costs of Opening a Franchise Restaurant

Individuals who are planning to start their own business are met with one challenging question - to franchise or not? Before you make a decision, you must first look into the costs to open a franchise.

Parent companies will claim that opening up a franchise will enable you to save up money. However, there are several other benefits involved with buying a franchise instead of developing your own business idea and developing it on your own. But in the case of opening a franchise, you need a huge amount of capital to purchase the rights to that franchise. But where does the franchising fee goes and what are the costs to open a franchise?

Sewing As A Home Business

Sewing as a home business can be one of the easiest and most rewarding businesses there is to establish and operate. Since everyone wears clothes, there will be a limitless built-in source of income in any community, whether it be rural or metropolitan. There is also and will continue to be an expanding need for sewing-related services such as home dec, crafts, accessories, quilting, and many, many more.

7 Best Practices For Writing A Marketing Plan

"The purpose of writing a marketing plan is to present an overall marketing objective and in depth strategies for achieving the underlined goals."
Outline Development of Your Marketing Plan

Following are the general elements that constitute a basic plan:

Word of Mouth Marketing – A Customer to Customer Marketing

Word of Mouth Marketing - a century old term used to lure customers, when no digital media word even exists in the dictionary. The most trusted form of marketing I believe is to market the brand through the customer.

Answer one simple question "If you want to buy a palm top; from where will you refer, the advertisements or attracted features on the web or a suggestion from a friend."

Childcare Training- How And Why Start A Childcare Business

In first world countries like the United States, it is common to see children which are left under the supervision of a childcare training expert, because both parents are usually at work during the day. This is the reason why there is also a rise of those individuals who wants to start their own childcare business. However, let's know the details first of how and why a childcare business is best for you.

What You Need to Know Before Opening a Restaurant

Modern cooking styles were developed and simplified from the days of the great chefs Georges-Auguste Escoffier (1847-1935), and Marie-Antoine Careme (1784-1833) with the advancement of equipment and available food products. That being said, technological expansion plays only a small part in cooking evolution, as modern-day chefs continue to experiment and analyze new foods and unique flavour combinations.

Improve the Health of Your Company with Right Healthcare Choices

With many small business owners struggling just to keep their businesses afloat, rising healthcare costs for their employees is just one more burden to deal with.

For those who are not aware, health care is the second greatest cost for a small business owner following payroll, hence it proves a major expense issue to deal with.

How to Break into the Fastest-Growing Industries of 2011

The economy has not treated most of us well for the past few years.

Because of the debt we have accumulated over the past ten years with foreign financed wars, young people are less optimistic than many of the generations before. There is still some glimmer of hope for the future of our economy.