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.
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
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.
YouTube Increases Video Length to 15 Minutes
If you have ever felt that the amount of time provided to you by YouTube was just too short, you will be pleased to know that the video-sharing site has announced an increase in the video upload limit from ten minutes to fifteen minutes for non-partners. Whatever you like to film, you will now be able to capture more footage to put online.
Borders Creates New and Used Textbook Marketplace
Borders, based in Ann Arbor Michigan, has launched a new Textbook Marketplace this week for students to purchase greatly discounted textbooks for class. Over 1.4 million textbooks are available currently in the marketplace. Discounts can be as high as 90% off the new price for the same class material. The site was developed in partnership with Alibris and offers books for college, elementary school and everything in between. Also included are supplemental books that are often referenced in class.
There is no way that LeBron James made use of a decision engine when he was in the midst of making The Decision but that did not stop Microsoft’s Bing from getting deeply involved in the announcement. Never has such a display of hype been presented in the name of entertainment since Geraldo Rivera embarrassed himself in front of the world when he discovered two bottles of liquor in a vault in Chicago.
MySpace Searches for Ad Revenue
With MySpace losing customers at a 13% pace over the past 52 weeks, they now face the difficult task of selling their advertising space to one of the big ad networks. Their last deal was made in 2006 with Google for $900 over the course of four years. But since then, their viewership has eroded as Facebook has overtaken the social web space. They currently in talks with Google, Microsoft and Yahoo but will most likely receive a significant reduction in revenue for this contract compare to the last one.
Are Your Customers Paying You in Words?
Good customers pay their bills, right? You trade your services for their money, and if you do a great job, both sides are happy with the deal. But maybe you shouldn't be so quick to be satisfied at just collecting money. There are other valuable things you can get from happy customers. One of those things is a glowing testimonial.
Kelley Blue Book Used Cars
KBB.com (Kelley Blue Book Online) recently named the KIA Soul one of the “Coolest” cars under $18,000. Style, Fuel Economy and Technology Features were the criteria by which KBB based its award. This is the second year in a row for the car to earn the award according to the manufacturer, Kia Motors America. The company reiterated the points made by KBB in that the car is stylish, cool, feature rich and affordable. The Soul is one of KIAs most popular cars and draws many customers to their new and used car lots.