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Get Paid To Podcast, Teach, or Publish a Newsletter Online

Posted by on Nov 13, 2012 | 0 comments

Making money online is a matter of finding an audience who you can either advertise to or receive direct payment from. Either way, you need something interesting or informative with which to catch and hold your readers’ attention. Your content is everything. I’ll show you how you can make money presenting and distributing content via podcast or a newsletter, and how you can connect...

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Resume Writing In the Online World

Posted by on Nov 2, 2012 | 0 comments

Resume Writing In the Online World

Technology has transformed much of the job application process over the last decade. Slow to catch up is the text based resume.  But things are a-changin’ with the rise of QR codes and hyperlinks, applicant-tracking systems (which companies use to search resumes by keyword), and new informal guidelines from recruiters. Keywords. Keywords may be the “key” to keeping your resume...

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Save $$ Before Getting Canned

Posted by on Oct 17, 2012 | 0 comments

Save $$ Before Getting Canned

There are things you should do once it is clear you are going to be laid off. But what if there is some uncertainty about your continued employment? What then? Now is the time to become intimately familiar with your expenses. Start saving as much as you can. Rainy days are coming. First, suspend any aggressive debt-payoff plan and just make minimum payments. It’s not a practice you want to...

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Paying for Facebook

Posted by on Oct 6, 2012 | 0 comments

Paying for Facebook

They said it would never happen. Pay for Facebook? But nobody said you couldn’t, if you wanted to. Facebook Inc. is letting users in the United States pay a fee to boost the visibility of their postings on the social network, the company’s latest effort to look beyond advertisers for revenue. The promoted-posts-for-users feature, which Facebook began offering as a test on Wednesday...

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Are You an Innie or an Outie?

Posted by on Sep 22, 2012 | 1 comment

Are You an Innie or an Outie?

A job interview is usually the time when an employer gets to know the job candidate’s personality to see if he’s the right fit for the job. But what if you could choose a job that’s the right fit for your personality? Are you an introvert or extrovert?     To find out, take this test: http://funtestiq.com/personality/personalitytest39.shtml Now that you know who you are (based on...

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Collection Scare Tactics

Posted by on Sep 18, 2012 | 0 comments

Collection Scare Tactics

“Pay that $17.65 you owe us or GO DIRECTLY TO JAIL. Do not pass Go. Do not collect $200.”  Debt collectors and district attorneys are teaming up to bully bad-check writers into paying their debt. In a practice that has spread to more than 300 prosecutors’ offices, collection companies are sending signed letters on D.A. letterhead that threaten jail time unless the check writers...

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