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2010 

"Jack London: Writer and Marketing Genius" The Call of the Wild, Mr. London's most famous book is one that you may remember from your high school days.  Mr. London wrote over 50 books in his short lifetime.  Some of them non-fiction and a few autobiographical. Jack London is a Marke...
02/26/2010
"Imitation Sugar is Sweet, Too!" Imitation isn't only the sincerest form of flattery; it'salso a power way to learn new business skills. Mark Twain learned how to write by imitating other writers. As a youth he set newspaper stories in type for the newspaper.Tedious work, but it...
02/26/2010
When I am invited to speak at events I always prepare myself for the same questions.What is tht formula for Success?I smile and they frown."It's quite simple" I say, really. "Double your rate of failure." I then pause for effect as they hem and haw. "You are thinking ...
02/20/2010
Many people read "do-it-yourself" books and think they now know everything about construction, home improvement, and even home inspections. But that's not really the case. With his firm Advantage Inspection based in Raleigh, Dave Park serves the entire Triangle area of North Carolin...
02/20/2010
And I'm reminded of the days, many years ago, when I volunteered as a Pet Adoption Counselor with the SPCA. Looking back, I must have been training for what I do now. I had lots of enthusiasm. People often teased, "You're selling cats!" Sure enough, many visitors went up with a ...
02/20/2010
Common Senseis a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine. It was first published anonymously on January 10, 1776, during the American Revolution. Common Sense, signed "Written by an Englishman", became an immediate success. Paine wrote and reasoned in a style that common people understood; fo...
02/20/2010
Even if you undertook the task of building your own deck, you understand the large investment (both monetary and in time) that went into the project. Decks add beauty and value to a home, and are often the family's favorite place on lovely afternoons. In order to protect that investment, deck...
02/20/2010
It appears that "Green" is making builders "Blue" these days.  A new poll shows that people who once put a huge emphasis on the government's green efforts now have other issues they care about more.The latest Pew Research Center poll shows that the economy and job market ...
02/19/2010
This is Advantage Home Inspections first ad that was designed right here in Raleigh.  The campaign for 2010 is "You Have a Choice!"The slogan is "Experience the Power of a Good Decision." The ad ties in today's complex time with teamwork andends with competing on service i...
02/19/2010
Today's AcronymnsYahoo - You Always Have Other Options! In this time of economic crisis, the only thing we have to fear is ... acronyms, suggests Louise Radnofsky in the Wall Street Journal . The idea that there is not a government program that can't be distilled into a bunch of letters w...
02/17/2010
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