Should Congress Shut Down eBay?

Should Congress Shut Down eBay? Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Legal
From http://www.targetmarketingmag.com 3425 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 8, 2008 1:04 am
Last week I read the story of how the state of Pennsylvania wants to shut down the thriving eBay auction business of single mom Mary Jo Pletz, which enables her to stay home with her 6-month-old daughter Julia, who has a brain tumor. The Pennsylvania Secretary of State's reason: Mary Jo does not have an auctioneer's license. Having sold 10,000 ite Read More

Unethical Tactics in Negotiation: How You Deal with Them

Unethical Tactics in Negotiation: How You Deal with Them Avatar Posted by jensthang under Management
From http://www.thenegotiationguru.com 3426 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 8, 2008 12:56 am
Learn to deal with unethical tactics in negotiation such as lying and threats. Offer useful tactics and strategies Read More
Here are 4 habits that all great negotiators have. Useful tips and strategies to help improve your negotiation. Read More
It's time for businesses of all sizes to adopt e-mail authentication if they want their emails to go through. Adoption of email and domain authentication - Sender ID (SIDF) and DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) - has reached its tipping point, exceeding 50% in several key metrics. The top Fortune 500 and internet retailers that have adopted those Read More

Does Google's Pagerank mean nothing?

Does Google's Pagerank mean nothing? Avatar Posted by JohnH under Online Marketing
From http://www.highrankings.com 3425 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 7, 2008 4:35 pm
Fretting over why you can't move your website's Google Pagerank beyond 3? Maybe it just fell from 5 to 0. The following forum discussion explains why you may be worrying for no good reason. Read More

Raising Capital in an Economic Slowdown

Raising Capital in an Economic Slowdown Avatar Posted by JohnH under Raising Capital
From http://www.businessweek.com 3425 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 7, 2008 6:17 am
Raising capital is difficult under normal conditions, and a tight credit market and fears of an economic slowdown have made the challenge harder. Unproven early-stage companies could face a tough time finding funds from informal investors who are less willing to take risks in an unsteady economy. Firms looking for equity investments should expect Read More

Eight Steps to More Effective Welcome E-mails

Eight Steps to More Effective Welcome E-mails Avatar Posted by blueenergy under Online Marketing
From http://www.targetmarketingmag.com 3428 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 7, 2008 5:18 am
Brand and subject lines are key factors in getting your e-mails opened, but so is your recipients' prior experiences with your e-mail efforts. 51.2% of survey respondents indicated prior value influences their decisions to open e-mail. What's more, prior value was the only factor to exhibit year-over-year growth. What this means is the value clock Read More

Google allows marketers to bid demographically

Google allows marketers to bid demographically Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Online Marketing
From http://www.bizreport.com 3431 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 7, 2008 12:30 am
A new targeting option is available to marketers using Google's Adwords marketing - geographical targeting. The upgrade in the system allows businesses to advertise to consumers based on age or gender. Read More

How to Eliminate “Salesman Voice”.

How to Eliminate “Salesman Voice”. Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Sales
From http://blogs.bnet.com 3426 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 7, 2008 12:26 am
Here's a quick tip that can really increase your ability to move a sale forward, especially if you're new to selling. Many jobs have a characteristic “voice” — a way of speaking (tonality, rhythm, vocabulary, tempo) that identifies the speaker as a member of that profession. One of the easiest ways to spot a newbie salesperson is that they've got Read More

Test: mornings may be best for email marketing

Test: mornings may be best for email marketing Avatar Posted by JohnH under Online Marketing
From http://www.bizreport.com 3428 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 6, 2008 10:34 pm
Recently marketers tested the timing of email messages and found some interesting results. They found that emails sent in the morning performed nearly 10% better than emails sent in the afternoons. Read More

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Laura Petrolino @lkpetrolino Helps Businesses When Pigs Fly

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