10 Common Outsourcing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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Managing outsourcers can seem very easy from the outside. How many times have you heard someone say, “just outsource it?” Yet in real life, it’s almost never as easy as “just” outsourcing it. There’s a lot of room for mistakes. Here are the 10 most common outsourcing mistakes and how to avoid them. 1. Outsourcing […]

What to Consider When Hiring and Working with a Contractor or Virtual Assistant

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Many of those that I network with may not even realize that I also work as a virtual assistant, over the years I have learned a few things that not only help me in finding my own ideal client, but what tools and checklists small business owners should look for when looking to outsource to […]

The 40 Minute Business Blog

Build A Free Business Blog

While as a WordPress Customization expert, and business owner, I know that when you first get started you may be on a very tight budget and cannot afford to hire someone to do a customized WordPress/Self-Hosted for only $297.00 so below is a suggestion to get you started for free. Just be aware that there […]

Web Domains Facts & Figures

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Blogging Tips for WordPress Mastery

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How to Use PR Stunts to Create Buzz around Your Products

How to Use PR Stunts to Create Buzz around Your Products

If you can create and launch a successful PR stunt, you can easily get tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of free publicity. A half page ad on the front of your local newspaper might cost $5,000, but with a good PR stunt, you can get on for free. What does a great publicity stunt […]

How to Give Your Business an After-Holiday Boost

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The holidays are over. Now what? Now is the perfect time to generate profits. There are an abundance of opportunities right now to give your business and after-holiday boost. Here are a few ideas to help you get started. Fire Sale You’ve no doubt seen ads for fire sales on television. Essentially a fire sale […]

How to Optimize Your Blog with WordPress Plug-Ins

WordPress has become one of the most popular frameworks for creating internet websites. In large part this is because it’s free, stable and well supported by an active community of developers and volunteers. Exact numbers are impossible to calculate. However, it’s reasonably certain that tens of millions of websites are running on the WordPress platform. […]

How to Create a Podcast Using WordPress

I have been doing Podcasting for almost 7 years  with Heal Yourself Talk Radio , The Mo and Bek Show and now WRSP936.com, and have used many different platforms for all the different radio shows: Talk Shoe, Blog Talk Radio, Audio Acrobat, SAM Broadcaster, etc etc. There are many different ways to create a Podcast […]

How to Find Writing Jobs Online

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There was a time when writing work was pretty hard to come by. It wasn’t that there were no publications that needed writers or submissions. It was just rather difficult for individual writers to find the publishers that could use what they had to offer. It was a process of making connections, combing through directories, […]