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Bloglines is Scheduled to Shut Down

Bloglines

Bloglines is Scheduled to Shut Down

Just in time and much to the excitement of most, Bloglines is scheduled to shut down. The tumultuous history of the RSS feed, which is owned and operated by IAC, a property of Ask.com is issuing a statement today regarding more in-depth information behind the decision to shut it down. The official shut down arrangement of Bloglines is set to occur as of October 1, 2010.

Choosing The Right Car Gadgets

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With the modern world taking a seeping entry into every part of our lives, it is but important that our cars look the best while we are on the road, hence one needs to have the best when it comes to choosing the right car gadgets for their girls to be adorned with. Here are the ten best items that every car would love to be dolled up with and they come not very costly and neither compromising on quality. So take a look at the ten best things your car would love you to buy for her.

Seven Tips to Make the Time to Build Your Business

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Seven Tips to Make the Time to Build Your Business

1) Clearly layout on paper what is most important for your business by what makes the most money for your business. Then focus on those items over other items that might take more time but do not produce results. This is the 80/20 rule that we have all heard about.

2) With the remaining items that did not make the top 20% most important items, you will have to decide if you should minimize the times, delegate the items, or delete them all together. If you determine that a task is important but not worth the time that you spend on it, look for outsourcing services that can handle the task at a reduced wage.

Five Socially Conscious Companies that are Changing the World

Social entrepreneurship is a fast-growing career field. With the growth of green consciousnesses all over the planet, it is no surprise that some of these innovators are making quite the profit while simultaneously bettering our social environment. Oil spills, war and combat, and a failing economy riddle our news media on a daily basis; it's time for some good news--some stuff that will make us proud to be human.

Here are five companies that are changing the world…for the better.

Three Lessons Learned Starting a Business

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Three Lessons Learned Starting a Business

Lesson One: The Power of Your Peer Group

During his lifetime, Andrew Carnegie (the world's wealthiest person during his lifetime) said, "No man is smart enough to project his influences very far into the world without the friendly cooperation of other men. Bring this thought home in every way you can for it is sufficient unto itself to open the door to success in the higher brackets of individual achievement."

Hidden in Carnegie's words and example is the real edge that allows some people to out-earn others by a factor of 10,000 to 1. When you have the right peer group around you... supporting you... encouraging you... challenging you... inspiring you... and holding you accountable... then anything becomes possible. And what's more—succeeding financially becomes easy.

Twenty Super Sites For Going Green

Twenty Super Sites For Going Green

Everyone is learning more ways of making more responsible decisions to keep a better balance for our precious Mother Earth. Whether you are looking to purchase a vehicle that runs on alternate fuel, wanting to save resources where you can by making your own clothes, gifts, crafts or home decor, you will find a multitude of suggestions on these blogs. Preserving our world's valuable resources is an intelligent way to reserve them for our posterity. You'll obtain suggestions from crocheting to planting a garden to finding more economical and responsible activities for your children on this broad spectrum of sites. Keep your personal goal to implement ways to make your lifestyle and lessen your impact on the earth.

ITT Technical Institute

ITT Technical Institute offers a variety of programs and services to not only students, but to the community. The educational programs are designed to meet the needs and growing demands of diverse students and the workforce changes that play a critical role in today’s market. With multiple locations within several different states across the U.S., the student can choose from traditional on campus programs requiring the individual to attend class or a distance program that allows them to study from anywhere at any time.

Auction Job Finder

Auction Job Finder

If you are out of work and looking for legitimate work from home opportunities consider researching Auction Job Finder.  Created by America's top work-at-home consultant Catherine Thomas, this online job opportunity requires little skill and eliminates the need to answer to a boss or commute daily to work.  As many may know, eBay has become a popular resource for every day businesses to conduct sales and private parties to post random items for sale.  Become financially stable by taking part in this industry and profit from each posting you enter as an eBay Auction Listing Agent with the guidance needed to get started.  

Follow Twitter Accounts Without One

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Follow Twitter Accounts Without One

If you are located in the US, Twitter is now providing the ability to follow anyone on Twitter through SMS, even if you do not have a Twitter account yourself. The feature is called Fast Follow and was presented on Twitter’s blog with some other SMS tips. It seems pretty simple and straight forward according to the blog’s description. Just send a message to the Twitter shortcode from your phone as “follow [TwitterAccount]”. So if you wanted to Follow Steve Patterson (@srpatterson) then send a message to 40404 like “follow SRPatterson”. You will then begin to receive all their tweats as text messages.

Groupon Offers Personalized Deals

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Groupon Offers Personalized Deals

The Groupon way has been to offer up one deal per day per city. But yesterday, they began a new program with new deals. It is called Personalized Deals, and is expected to revolutionized the company.

Personalized Deals allows subscribers in New York City, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, San Jose and Los Angeles to be offered deals that are tailored to them, their tastes and their past purchases. Groupon subscribers complete on online profile as well to help the company get to know them even better.

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