:: Tips for Public Speaking
Presentations can be a great way to
attract new business, simply by making yourself
more well-known. However, nerves can often get
in the way of entrepreneurs who want to use
speaking opportunities to develop their business.
Follow these steps to overcome nerves and make
a powerful presentation during your public speaking
for Public Speaking and Presenting
:: How Do I Promote
There are a variety of things you can
do to promote your podcast and increase its
Do I Promote Podcasts?
:: Credit Cards and Small
Common small-business wisdom holds
that you should separate your personal credit-card
expenses from your company credit-card expenses.
But will that truly be in your best interest
-- no pun intended -- when President Barack
Obama signs into law today the Credit Card Accountability
Responsibility and Disclosure Act?
:: Social Networking
Yahoo Inc is looking to buy companies
that will allow it to become a bigger player
in social networking and revamp its family of
products, Chief Technology Officer Ari Balogh
said on Wednesday.
:: Free Business Advice
Many free, online resources can help
answer your business questions. While some sites
are skewed towards single-person startups, you
can still find a community to help an established,
Small Business Administration is densely
packed with information. You can learn basics
about writing a business plan, establishing
a trademark, and managing business operation.
You will find ways to apply for government financial
assistance, loans, and tips on applying for
:: Software Peoples
The SIAF People's
Choice Awards were created so software users
would have the opportunity to vote for their
favorite software programs. The voting for these
awards is hosted each year by some of the largest
sites on the Internet. In past years, this has
included popular sites like CNET, Simtel, Tucows,
PC World, and others. Software authors are also
allowed to point to the People's Choice Award
voting site and encourage their users to vote!
:: Blog Promotion Tips
There are a wide variety of things
you can do in regard to blog promotion. Here
are just a few...
:: Audio File
Optimize your audio files to increase
their popularity, just as you would optimize
a website. Audio search engines are becoming
more advanced as audio files become more commonplace
on the Internet. Here are some tips to optimize
your audio offerings...
File Optimization Tips
:: Applications I Cannot Live
Applications I Can not Live Without!
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Used hourly for managing email.
Used for FTPing up new web design layouts and
Used for Web Design.
Used for correspondents and administrative tasks.
Used for graphic editing and image enhancement.
Used occasionally for recording audio files
Used weekly to submit RSS feeds to RSS directories
and search engines.
Used to manage reading of RSS feeds on a regular
Used for sending email newsletters.
Used regularly for converting documents to PDFs.
Used occasionally for capturing screen shots
Used occasionally for making changes to Cascading
Style Sheets -CSS
Used occasionally for designing CD inserts and
Used hourly for navigating the web, also use
plug-ins for search marketing research.
:: New Sound
Large collection of royalty
free sound effects that can be used by marketers,
webmasters, broadcasters or podcasters.
:: Find Royalty Free Sound
If you purchase a sound effect, be
sure that you read the licensing agreement completely.
Some agreements may restrict resale of the sound
effects or music compilations, and you want
to be aware of that.
to Find Royalty Free Sound Effects
:: 7 Smart Security
Practices For Small Businesses
1. Protect your personal information.
2. Know who you are dealing with.
3. Use security software that updates automatically.
4. Keep your operating system and Web browser
up-to-date and learn about their security features.
5. Keep your passwords safe, secure and strong.
6. Back up important files.
7. Learn what to do in an eā€“mergency.
Smart Security Practices For Small Businesses
:: Only 23 Percent Uses the
Just 23 percent of the globes population
currently uses the Internet, according to the
United Nations International Telecommunications
Union, with use much higher in developed nations.
By contrast, just five percent of Africans surf
the web, it said in a report issued last month.
:: Creative Podcasting
Podcasting content comes in a wide
variety of shapes and sizes. Businesses are
finding many different and creative ways of
incorporating podcasts into their business strategies
and marketing plans.
Here are just some of the various types of content
that businesses are turning into podcasts...
Podcasting for Businesses