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It’s All About The Money, Isn’t It

Advertising is a competitive field; there is no question about it. Having been in this industry for over twenty years, I have seen many changes: some good, some bad but the core basics of the business remain constant. What used to take weeks to accom

Lottery Scam: Internet Promotional Draw

Received this: We are pleased to inform you of the result of our Internet Promotional Draws..... this qualifies you to be the recipient of the grand prize award sum of $2,500,000 (Two million, five hundred thousand dollars). ------ Forwarded Message

Original American Idol – Bon Jovi

Yup, I like his songs and I have his CDs for 10 years. And I'd like to add that Phil and Chris sang his songs very well. In fact,]]> I think the 2 guys are the only ones singing Bon Jovi's song in the original style. But they have the lowest votes. Someone has to...

Lottery Scams multiplies

As we had know, lottery scams do not just stop after the victim bite the first bait. After losing the money to the first scammer, the scams would multiply on the same victim subsequently. Owen is smart to have stopped dealing with the scammers, but earlier cases...

Anti-Scam Guide

We have migrated and added a new category called the Anti-Scam Guide, which is intended to be used as a reference for some common issues related to anti-scam.These articles will be updated periodically as and when there are new stuff. So do not expect many articles in...

Fuck The Scammers

I know that the subject "Fuck the Scammers" does not sound nice and professional. It is vulgarity. The fact is that, we know that there are many people who were scammed or who had a near-miss. This is not a joke, as it is not funny. Although no life was lost in most...

Effective Credit Control for Your Business

Running a business on credit is one of the most professional things you can do, whilst also becoming one of the most risky. As soon as you offer credit to your customers you are opening yourself up for severely late payment, or worse still, no payme

How To Tell The Truth At Work (Part 1 of 3)

Telling the truth can be risky. It is often difficult to find a balance between telling important truths and protecting the feelings and reputations of everyone involved. Not only that, but honest, well-intentioned people don't always agree about wha

How To Understand Your Websites Statistics

Designing and producing your first Internet page is definitely a great accomplishment and a lot of fun to do, even more so if you have never accomplished something like that. I fondly recall the event in my own life a few years ago during my time at

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