Many people start off blogging without an end goal in mind. This is a recipe for failure and those same people eventually give up. However, blogging can be successful and rewarding if you start off on the right path.
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Starting up an internet business is a good idea, but designing a business model is where the actual risk lies. You might even have a good business model with sure fire ideas but still it requires a lot of confidence to start up your own business. Sta
A few years ago, my wife and I purchased from our Thai suppliers some rubies that were probably from Burma. We wondered what the conditions were under which they were mined and cut, and if owning rubies from Burma was out of alignment with our value
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Unfortunately for computer users spyware has become the primary threat when surfing the internet and as the problem continues to grow the likelihood that users can stay "spyware free" is lessened.
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Unfortunately, the economic meltdown is going to create some far reaching side effects that will be primarily negative in nature Consumer confidence is low, sales in every sector are down, and people
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The television shows American Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi sitting in harmony with the spiritual leader of Tibet at his safe haven in north India. And we say bravo. Like Steven Spielberg recently, who we also applauded, a brave voice who speaks as
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Recently my son, who is a minister with a master in divinity from the South Western Baptist Theological Seminary, in Dallas, Texas was fired from his job. He had put years of service into the biggest First Southern Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas as
Affiliate marketing is probably the biggest business online. Some might say eBay is bigger, but eBay has an affiliate program, so even eBay is a part of affiliate marketing.
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To appease potential voters politicians eagerly create new laws they say will prevent crime.
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Israeli warplanes attacked a Syrian target on 6 September 2007. The secrecy and lack of comment has perplexed international commentators. The target was at Dayr az-Zawr, in north east Syria.
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Each morning telecast from other time zones now tells us who decided what where and why, and which ways the money will flow as a result. We can pause, but not for long at the varieties of riots and fatalities and train wrecks of the day, and seek out
Everyone knows about the Panama Canal, and how it connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. However, not everyone knows that the United States originally wanted to build this canal through Nicaragua, information on which can be found in NicaFSBO. It
Al Qaeda in its present form did not yet exist. What did exist was a growing number of militant Arab groups angered by the forced displacement of the Palestinians, the violence against Muslims, and the growing interference in the Middle East by Weste
Unless you live in a cave --and one without a computer at that-- you're very familiar with the huge time waster that sifting through mountains of email spam can be. And while spam is a huge annoyance for employees and end users everywhere, the real
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Dr. Eric Kaplan, author of Dying to Be Young says, People need to know what Botox is. Botox was actually derived from Botulinum Toxin which was originally a bio-weapon.
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The United States is the home -country for the largest amounts of foreign licensing and direct investment. Therefore, its policies understandably arouse some of the major trade unions of such outward moments. One of these critics is organized labor,
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Many successful online web master sellers bad mouth business opportunity systems, other than theirs, when promoting their own money making programs. This is a successful tactic, they have found, to use. They do it directly or indirectly and it has pr
When did cell phone companies get the idea that making things difficult for their customers was a good idea?
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Most authorities agree that there is room for improvement in business ethics. One of the most problematic questions raised in relation to business ethics is whether or not businesses can become more ethical in the real world. The majority opinion on
The Net offers lots of free things, which are real powerhouses. So free does not mean bad or something second class, but it is really a standard in many business tools.
In this article I want to help those newbies, who are thinking how to start your
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Cherie Blair, wife of the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, has become involved in the controversial issue of British ownership of North Cyprus Property.
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North Cyprus is not recognised as a separate, independent state by any country, other than Turkey. The Greek Republic of Cyprus joined the EU in 2004, but the Greek Cypriots voted against the UN plan to unite the island. In consequence, there is no e
It's been almost 5 years since the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 went into effect, but don't think the law has faded by the wayside. Although anti-spammers have referred to the law as the YOU CAN-SPAM Act and are quick to point out shortcomings, the law is th
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When it comes to seeking a reliable source for something, most people will turn to classified ads. The reason being these are placed categorically and those who know what they are searching for don't have to scour around all ads to find what they are
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When any internet marketer first starts out, it can be frustrating to try to make it on one's own. Without others to coach a new marketer and encourage him or her to continue to grow their business, a simple bump in the road can seem an impassable ro
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Unfortunately, unscrupulous home business schemes are everywhere these days. If you surf the internet, it seems as though everywhere you turn, you are flooded with ads that tell you how to earn more money than you are now,
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Let's continue with more Democratic "hopefuls" for the 2008 Presidential election. None have announced that they will seek election, but don't be surprised if they do.
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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
Healthy lifestyles are not even on the horizon for millions around the earth, and nowhere is this situation worse than in Darur, Sudan, Africa.
And now the world has witnessed a rare shaming of a nation as Steven Spielberg has just inflicted on Chi
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As well as the pressures and stresses in all our lives these days, it seems, we see news of worse elsewhere. Floods in Burma, millions displaced, aid refused, control by generals; in China, millions displaced, each mountain ringing some valleys colla
What is a democracy and are there truly any real democracies in the world. It seems that the western world is becoming cynical of politicians and there is voter apathy toward elections as many people no longer believe there vote will make a differenc
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Some years back my pal Bill and I used to stop for a glass of wine at Pearl Alley after work. One night seated next to me was the editor of a local cartoon magazine specializing in anything anti-American or pop-revolutionary. The editor mentioned
Chinese antiques history has gone through quite a ride even in this past century. For thousands of years China lived in splendid isolation, far from plaques that ravaged the west. The states within China had independence to fight amongst themselves.
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If you're planning on hiring a Web design firm or freelancer to build you a new business website, then you ought to read this article before you make the hire. One key concept that many would-be entrepreneurs and business people miss is understanding
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The election of Abdullah Gul as President of Turkey on 28 August 2007 is controversial because of his Islamic background. Now that both the Prime Minister and President have religious backgrounds, his election is widely viewed as a threat to the secu
I was talking to a client recently about why he should add a newsletter opt-in form on his website so that he can capture email addresses.
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