Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Tuesday, December 30, 2008
I'm having a late afternoon pick me up right now. I'm a master of creating meals from random ingredients I have lying around the kitchen. Here's one of my recipes.
- Toasted Mini Bagel
- Cream Cheese
- Pepperoni x 3
1) Toasts mini bagel
2) Spread with a thin layer of cream cheese
3) Add 3 pieces of Pepperoni
4) Cut up Fresh Avocado Pieces
5) Sprinkle with the tiniest amount of basil
Monday, December 29, 2008
Monday, December 22, 2008
Get a Gucci 5505 Women's Watch Model # YA055506 for only $238 you save: $612 (72%) off the list price of $850.00. This is Ashford.com's deal of the day so this will go really fast. Overstock.com has this same watch at the much higher price of $449.99. One customer at Overstock rated the watch a 4 out of 5 stars. Get the watch here at Ashford.com.
Wednesday, December 03, 2008
You can get $100 off at checkout on Butterscotch or Smores. Simply click on the pony that you want, add the pony to your cart, and Amazon.com will automatically give you $100 off. You pay only $79.99 or $99.99 with free Amazon super saver shipping. Click here to see Butterscotch and Smores on Amazon.
Saturday, November 29, 2008
Finally a free to join auction site to browse and buy police seized goods. PropertyRoom.com is a web site where you can buy seized, recovered, and abandoned police property.
The site claims that auctions are 100% safe and fraud free. Auctions may be fraud free, but I’m seeing a lot of knock off, look a like products, such as the auction for a “New Portable Gaming System and FM Radio.” The portable gaming system looks identical to a Play Station Portable, but only costs a fraction of the MRSP of the authentic PSP. Warning to those that visit PropertyRoom.com many items if not the majority of products are look a like, knockoff junk.
It’s definitely a site worth visiting despite the flaws in product selection. It’s the easiest way to find and buy police seized merchandise that I’ve ever seen.
Monday, November 24, 2008
This is a great deal! Good name brand fragrances are never on sale by more than 50%. I just purchased Black Jeans By Gianni Versace For Men. Eau De Toilette Spray 2.5 Ounces $23.00 and Lucky Number 6 By Lucky Brand For Men. Eau De Toilette Spray 3.4 oz $16.25 with free shipping. Shop Amazon.com now and also visit Basenotes.net to find reviews on cologne, I use this site whenever I make a fragrance purchase.
Black Jeans By Gianni Versace
Lucky Number 6 By Lucky Brand
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Reverse psychology in marketing
Did that title of this blog post get you to click on it? My article still may suck, but it illustrates the advantages of using reverse psycology in your marketing campaigns. The internet is full of marketers trying to sell you products. What your Internet marketing campaigns really needs is something that shocks the person you’re trying to reach. You need to surprise the visitor and one of the ways to do this is use reverse psychology. The more you say you don’t want the visitor to do something the more curious they become and want to do what your saying.
How to apply reverse psychology to your marketing campaign?
Lets say you are an SEO firm. On your home page you could have something like, “If you don’t want to get ranked in the top 10 Google search results than don’t buy this product.” Or “If you want your web site to continue sucking than don’t get us to help you.” Or “If you want your competition to continue to kick your ass in search result rankings don’t hire us.” It’s fun to think of these and the possibilites are endless!
Monday, November 17, 2008
T-Mobile Text Charges
Company fees are one of my biggest pet peeves. Fees are a company’s back door way to increase earnings by screwing their customers. Companies surprise the customer with charges that unless you read the fine print didn’t know existed or how much those charges would be. Take for example my T-Mobile cell phone bill this month. I called customer service regarding my $45 charge in text messaging. Even the customer service women at T-Mobile didn’t know what T-Mobile charged per text, she thought it was $0.15. I said T-Mobile charged me $0.20, and then she remembered that T-Mobile did recently increase the overage charge for text messaging to $0.20. My question is I own a Blackberry and pay for the “data package” and have 500 text messages included in my plan why the f*** does T-Mobile charge extra to text? Shouldn’t I have unlimited text? Why is text considered a separate entity from data?
Another pet peeve of mine… ATM Charges
The bank should be paying me for putting money into their depository. Banks shouldn’t be trying to take it away. Banks across the country are raising ATM fees because they so horribly mismanaged your money by loaning it out to people that couldn’t pay it back that they need to raise even more money. Banks want to screw you even more so they can stay afloat. Citibank, Chase, Bank of America and Wells Fargo are all starting to charge non-customers as much as $3 per transaction to use their ATM machines. On top of the fee the other bank charges me my bank adds an additional $2.00 charge. I sometimes pay as much as $5.00 to take money out of my bank account.
I think people need to get more upset about fees all they are is a sneaky way to raise revenue for companies with broken business models and shrinking revenues.
Sunday, November 16, 2008
Thursday, November 13, 2008
As a marketer when I saw a picture of this ad on a Washington D.C. bus I was turned off by it. The goal of a marketer is to make a compelling case why someone should agree or disagree with your message. It's not to manipulate and/or belittle what they believe in. That's why I'm so disgusted by religious preachers asking for money on TV (manipulative), or the charities that show the faces of poverty while depressing music plays in the background (manipulative). We shouldn't be belittled or shamed into making important decisions. People should always have the freedom to believe what they want. Freedom of speech is also about freedom of thought.
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
I'm been doing some research that surprisinglyis contradicting my perception regarding the correlation between prices at the pump and price per barrel. In Seattle since we have such a high tax on fuel the numbers might be skewed so they don't accurately reflect a decline in gas prices at the pump. Here's a list of all US States and total taxes on gas http://www.seattlegasprices.com/tax_info.aspx. Washington State is one of the highest, check out your state's total taxes on fuel. The price you pay at the pump, is based on the projected supply and demand months out.
The WTRG.com http://www.wtrg.com/daily/oilandgasspot.html has a very useful graph that maps the relationship of crude vs. gas prices. This number of course will vary by region. There seems to be a direct correlation between price per barrel and price at the pump even though sometimes it feels otherwise. Here’s another graph out of the UK demonstrating the correlation http://www.whatprice.co.uk/petrol-prices/petrol-oil.html.
Another surprising fact about oil companies I discovered is that after taxes the big oil companies with their so called "windfall profits" only keep a fraction of their initial profit. http://seekingalpha.com/article/63131-exxon-s-2007-tax-bill-30-billion For example in 2006 Exxon Mobile had $39.5 billion in profits, but had a tax bill of 28 billion. Leaving a 2006 profit of 11.5 billion. Walmart to give you a comparison posted a profit of 11.23 billion http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune500/snapshots/1551.html. In 2007 Exxon Mobil had a profit of 40.6 billion and a total tax bill of 30 billion. Total profits for 2007 were 10.6.
Don’t get me wrong 11.5 and 10.6 billion is a ton of money, but perception of a totally corrupt oil market doesn’t always equal reality. I withhold judgment at this point… where there’s billions of dollars there’s got to be some corruption and/or manipulation. There’s no don’t that the market/price for crude oil is controlled just look at OPEC who called an emergency meeting this past Friday spooked by the 50% decline in the price per barrel from $147. The 13-nation group might cut production by millions of barrels in order to get a price spike. Iran is looking for a price of $100 a barrel, and Venezuela at $80-$90 (http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5iTKFqY44EEha_Fb9CRDMjU692BWgD93VLFI00).” They have to be careful though not to further fan the flames of a global recession with the help of high energy prices. Doing this will decrease demand even further thus lowering the price per barrel even more.
Tuesday, October 14, 2008
It’s interesting to note how some people get into blogging. One particular person I know of got into it just by clicking links to blog posts on Twitter. Some Twitter members link to blogs that are so well done and the followers can’t help but be envious and be encouraged to blog. Is it safe to assume that most of the people on twitter are bloggers? Not really. Some are simply there to connect with relatives abroad, find out who’s friends with who and to promote their blogs. The fun part is getting followers. Yes, this is fun for me, but maybe not to some. See, most people feel compelled to follow you when you follow them first, and doing that over and over with really interesting people can be gratifying.
How do you fast track interaction on your blog through Twitter?
I’ve seen it done time and time again, and those who use their Twitter space wisely can enjoy the benefits of getting more blog subscribers, and more comments. I view each twit as bait; a colorful lure that invites people to explore more, ask more and follow more. Do you have a strong opinion about the economic crisis or the political standing of a presidential candidate? Simply telling your community that you have posted your thoughts about a hot topic on your blog will make them come running to read.
Comments can be ego fodder to some, and blog boost to some. It doesn’t matter whether you are a seasoned blogger or a new one, the feeling that comes after you see someone comment on a post is indescribable. The thing is, comments mean interaction. It also increases the relevance of a post. Comments mean that people have read your post and would like to put in their two cents. Remember that Twitter communities are expanding and your friends could be following the friends of the people in your community. Everyone’s getting to know everyone else, and because there is a character limit to every twit, your first words must be interesting enough for people to get curious and follow the link provided. If they disagree too strongly to your views, they won’t be able to expound more about why they disagree via Twitter so they go to your blog to reply there.
There are spammers on twitter, like everywhere else, but the beauty of it is that oen can simply delete a spammer from a list. You can spam all you want, but if you have no friends, no one will see it.
Building curiosity as well as community is the best thing about Twitter for me. There’s just so much wit that you can inject in one or two sentences, but those who manage to keep people rapt and tuned in to their twits have the power to invite anyone to their blogs, affiliate programs and company sites. The representatives of companies can even increase brand awareness by simply describing in frequent twits what’s so unique about their product. Again, the ability to avoid turning off spam-sensitive people comes into play. If you build a reputation of sending useful, non-spam information, or extremely entertaining one-liners, you could be the most popular Twitterati in your growing community.
The concept of earning from a blog has been discussed several ways and a multitude of times all over the net. This money goal revolves around the concept of selling things where there are people who are passing by, and right now, blogs as windows to people’s lives and thoughts are popular. However, there are some people who still do not want to place advertisements on their blogs. Here are some of the reasons that I learned by talking to other bloggers who keep their blogs ad-free.
“Only my friends and family visit anyway” – Of course, with a personal blog, you don’t expect much traffic from other sources, initially. However, as you post more and more, you will see that with or without search engine optimization, your blog will attract people who are looking for the topics you talk about. Unless you keep your blog private by placing a password on all your posts, the search engine robots will continue to visit your blog and send traffic from relevant sources.
“It clutters up my blog and divert attention from my stories” – This is the most common reason why other people won’t place ads. They are really building an online diary and they don’t expect to earn from it. They could also be feeling guilt about making money off their visitors. If you don’t want to place ads that could bring you cash, you can simply put your favorite charity’s banner on your blog to help you out. Perhaps a friend has an offline business that he wants to promote? You can create a small banner for him and paste it on your blog. The beauty of web 2.0 is that you meet so many people online and opportunities to help out aren’t scarce.
“I don’t know how” - You’d be surprised at the number of webmasters who are too proud to ask for help regarding their blog modification. Wordpress could be tricky to navigate if you don’t use plugins and if you don’t want to explore the other features of your admin panel, particularly the widgets section. Basic knowledge of HTML is not difficult to acquire. Just remember to copy your php codes to a notepad before experimenting so that you can easily revert back to the original when you break something.
To those who want to monetize their blogs but don’t know how, here are a few tips:
1. Join an affiliate network and choose the products that you want to promote – You can be sure that your favorite brand will have a banner that will fit your sidebar perfectly. They will give you an HTML code to place on your sidebar. The effortless way to do this is to add a text widget on your admin panel’s widget section (for Wordpress users) and paste the HTML code on the text box (right below the spot for the title).
Use a Google Adsense Plugin for Wordpress – Plugins like AdsenseDeluxe and MightyAdsense will make your Wordpress blog advertisement placement easy. These usually require you to simply input your adsense code and the plugin creates ads for you for putting on your sidebar of post body.
Wednesday, October 01, 2008
Monday, September 29, 2008
Cash4Gold.com was featured on CNBC’s Fast Money April 14th, 2008. With gold above $900 an ounce it was said on CNBC that America has gold fever and as a result Cash4Gold’s business is booming. View the article at Reuters.com. Cash4Gold.com states, “We are the only refinery ever to be listed by the prestigious Inc. 500 Magazine for both 2006 and 2007 as one of the fastest growing 500 companies in America. Along with the accomplishment of reaching #129 in Inc. 500 Magazine, we have also achieved the ranking of #57 in Entrepreneur Magazine. Our final success comes from Forbes Magazine being awarded as as one of the top companies to watch in 2008.”
If you would like to contact Cash4Gold.com directly their address is:
1701 Blount Rd | Pompano Beach, FL 33069
Customer Service - 1-800-241-1811
Fax Number: 954-935-1811
Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm EST
Saturday, September 27, 2008
Tuesday, September 23, 2008
The Google Phone G1 is here. The Google Phone will cost $179, $20 below the Apple iPhone price point. The data plan will require a $25/month two year contact for data and voice. The G1 will be available to the public on October 22 2008, but you can pre-order the phone on the T-Mobile web site. The thing that most impressed me was the seamless use of Google Street View. The phone itself looks alright, I still think the iPhone from a design stand point looks more polished. From a functionality stand point Google probably has Apple beat. Who wants to type a long e-mail with a touchscreen? Watch the T-Mobile/Google G1 phone video.
Sunday, September 21, 2008
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
The 24 Hour Fitness Body Bugg is a fitness product featured in NBC’s Biggest Loser Season 6. The Body Bugg keeps track of the number of calories one burns per day and packages this with diet software. According to the 24 Hour Fitness web site, “The Body Bugg helps you lost weight by monitoring your calorie expenditure and consumption using the most sophisticated consumer body monitoring capabilities available on the market today. In studies comparing calorie expenditure measurements from the BodyBugg device to calorie expenditure measurements in a metabolic chamber (the “gold standard” of calorie expenditure measurement), the BodyBugg achieved average accuracy rates of 92%.”
The regular price on the Body Bugg is $299.00, but right now you can save $100.00 by buying the Body Bugg online through 24 Hour Fitness. The fitness blog BloggingAboutFitness.com says the BodyBugg counts calories by calculation the number of steps taken per day and comparing this against your weight. The user interface is easy to use. There are graphs to show your daily nutritional intake and where you’re at. Some of the cons of the device include the price, entering food items is difficult, and errors in programming. The author comes to the conclusion that’s a “glorified pedometer” and there are cheaper alternatives on the market.
If you go to the 24 Hour Fitness web site the product gets 5 out of 5 stars. One reviewer by the name of Joycei states, “I have been using the BB for 2 months so far and have lost weight which is great but more importantly, it has made me workout more often and longer than I was before. It really motivates me to get to the gym and stop making excuses. It takes all of the guesswork out of whether or not I burned enough calories to eat that burger! Since using it, I have met many other people who are too and they all have said the same thing…they have been able to achieve weight loss like they never have before. I would recommend this to anyone who is ready to act on what they learn from the BB.”
My conclusion is that with the $100 savings and ease of use the BodyBugg it is worth purchasing. The blogger that gave it a slightly negative review at the time of print the cost for the Bugg was $400. So at $199.00 it’s on par with a good pedometer and diet software program. The Body Bugg gives you the pedometer and software in one easy to use sleek package. So I recommend it if your looking to get into shape.
Monday, September 15, 2008
I got this great idea from a book that I’ve been reading called ‘The 4-Hour Workweek, Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich’ by Timothy Ferriss. One of his time savings and money making strategies includes hiring an online or virtual assistant. Timothy Ferriss recommends going with a virtual assistant from India since they run as low as $4.00 an hour. Timothy believes that getting used to making orders instead of taking them is a crucial step on the road to financial independence. You can delegate the tasks that have been hanging over your head to you assistant in India and concentrate on only the tasks that are important to you. If go with an Indian VA due to the time difference tasks can be completed at night while you sleep. One funny example the author gave using a personal assistance is when he had to apologize to his girlfriend. Ferriss had his virtual assistant from India send a love letter to his girlfriend and deliver flowers on his behalf. Some other more important tasks you can outsource include, “Scheduling interviews and meetings, web research, following up on appointments, errands, and tasks, online purchases, creation of legal documents, website maintenance, posting Job vacancies on the Web, document creation, proofreading and editing, online research for updating blogs, and voicemail transcription.” Virtual assistant uses are endless. Some recommended places to start looking for you own assistant are:
U.S. and Canada ($20 per hour+)
http://www.canadianva.net (in Canada)
North America and International ($4 per hour+)
www.elance.com (Search “virtual assistants,” “personal assistants,” and “executive assistants.”)
www.b2bcorp.com ($15 an hour). This is a business only VA.
www.yourmaninindia.com ($6.25 an hour). VA handles both business and personal tasks.
Here is a list of current 24 Hour Fitness promotions. Sign up for 24 Hour Fitness online at 24HourFtiness.com.
24 Hour Fitness Promotions:
$0.00 Initiation and Processing
$100 Off 3 Years
$20 Off 90 Days
$99 2 Personal Training Sessions
Save $50 Off 5 Personal Training Sessions
BodyBugg $100 Off
Thursday, August 21, 2008
Tuesday, August 12, 2008
I decided to take the plunge into the world of BANS, Build a Niche Store about 2 weeks ago. So far I’m impressed with the results!
To start simply go to BuildaNicheStore.com and purchase the product for $97.00. Next buy your web hosting from a company that supports BANS, called HostGator.com. The Host Gator plan that I ordered is called “Baby” at $7.95/month with unlimited domain names. The Host Gator unlimited domain names feature is the key here because you don’t have to stop at just one BANS niche store on your web hosting account. I’m heard many BANS affiliates say that they have become “addicted” to building niche stores. This could be a problem down the road as more and more people use the BANS product and building stores on every imaginable keyword. This will lead to search engines recognizing the BANS script as spam and de-indexing these niche sites or not ranking them well in the search results. I think this WILL happen, it’s inevitable… that’s why you have to use BANS now while it’s still working. Build a Niche Store on their web site states that they plan on raising prices to lower demand of the product, so we’ll see what happens.
Finding Your BANS Niche
As of now BANS is working for me and other affiliates I’ve read. Simple choose a niche topic. One of the best ways to find a niche is to go to eBay Trends http://pulse.ebay.com/index/20081_1. This link gives you popular searches broken down by category. It’s a priceless tool when finding your BANS niche. Next, visit Google and type in your niche keyword. How many search results are there? How much PPC competition is there? Click on the first three sites in the natural search results, what do they look like? Is there already a BANS store in this niche category? Next go to http://freekeywords.wordtracker.com/ to see how many hits your niche keyword gets in a month. You ideally want a keyword that gets over 200 combined hits a month according to WordTracker.com. Combined meaning all the keyword variations grouped together. For example, lets say you choose to make a Tickle Me Elmo niche store. If you type in “Tickle Me Elmo” you’ll notice several keyword variations in the same niche theme. Add these up and see if they total 200. “Tickle me elmo 179,” “tickle me elmo extreme 4,” “tickle me elmo surprise 4.” WordTracker.com keyword count is always low, so don’t worry about the 200 total search rule, there are more searches going on that that for your chosen niche keyword.
The BANS Installation Process
The set up process couldn’t be easier. Some affiliate blogs claim they could set up the BANS store script on their server in less than 15 minutes. I took a little longer at 1 hour. The BANS store set up directions I’m not kidding you when I say this are some of the most crystal clear and easy to understand instructions I’ve ever read. Really! You can literally follow them step by step and 10 out of 10 times have your BANS store up and running perfectly. Once your BANS store is set up you can start adding your eBay links. Simply enter your eBay “Campaign ID’ and your eBay.com niche category number. Click the save button and like magic your pages is filled with your niche eBay item you want to sell. I’d recommend customizing your niche pages as much as possible with relative content, pictures, links to articles on your niche topic, etc. The goal is to make your BANS niche store to look and feel nothing like a BANS niche store. Customize the theme of the site, search “BANS free themes” or “BANS free templates” in Google for more selections. Like any site the goal is to always add content and BANS is no exception.
How’s My Site Doing?
In just 2 weeks I’ve made about $100. My site is already indexed in all the major search engines and gets ranked well on a couple non competitive keyword phrases. So my success is just alright, but I’m hopeful sales will pick up. I like the fact that there’s something new to try and at least for now seems to work for most people. Try out BANS store, sign up with Host Gator. Both companies offer a money back guarantee if you’re not satisfied. Read the small print on their sites for more details.
Let me know your results with BANS!
Wednesday, August 06, 2008
If you’re like me you’ve already replaced most of the bulbs in your home with compact fluorescent bulbs. By switching over from 60W + 100W incandescent I’ve seen noticeable savings on my energy bill. There has been something occurring that’s got me concerned, so much so that I may switch back from compact fluorescents to standard bulbs. The bulbs in question are the SKU #292-460 Model EDXO-14 120V 60Hz 14W .200A V # 42836 manufactured by Commercial Electric also doing business as DuraBright. These 14W bulbs last a maximum of about 6 months even though they claim they will last for several years. The real issue I have with these bulbs manufactured by Commercial Electric is when the burn out they literally burn out. When I have gone to replace the bulbs around where the glass connects to the plastic base there is brown charring (see pictures). The bulb seems to be short circuiting, over heating, and nearly catching on fire. This isn’t a one time occurrence either, on every failed bulb I can see varying degrees of brown burn marks. On one bulb (see pictures) you can see that there is actually melted plastic around the edge of the light bulb! I did some research on Consumer Electric and some of their bulbs have been recalled in the past, specifically the ‘32-watt, 3-way (40-75-150 watt output) compact fluorescent bulbs,” but they did not recall the 14 W model that I purchased. I would stay away from this brand as it poses as a fire risk. From now on I’m sticking with name brand companies instead of the fly by night China operations with limited quality control. (Update: TCP, Inc. the company that manufacturers these bulbs is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.)
Monday, August 04, 2008
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Monday, June 30, 2008
55-200mm VR lens, and an Epson Stylus Photo R2400 Printer.
A grand prize package worth $2149.95. To enter just complete a short form including your first and last name, e-mail, address, and phone number. The giveaway is through the RitzCamera.com web site. Click here to enter.
Sunday, June 29, 2008
Use this link to save an extra 20% off any regular priced order. I love SierraTradingPost.com for their everyday low prices so when I saw this 20% off coupon I had to post it. Sierra Trading Post purchases name-brand overstocks and closeouts and passes savings on to its customers—selling dress, casual and outdoor clothing, footwear, home furnishings, accessories, and gear at savings of 35 - 70 percent.
Saturday, June 28, 2008
Suze Orman is the financial guru for the rest of us. She gives very easy to understand; almost dumb down, financial information that many of us don’t seem to understand looking at the current credit crisis. On the web site SuzeOrman.com Orman states she is an “internationally acclaimed financial expert.” Suze Orman was also named one of Time Magazines most influential people of 2008. I like Suze Orman for her no nonsense and entertaining financial advice, but I’m not sure if she would have gotten as far as she has without making several appearances on Oprah. A lot of her advice has to do with getting out of debt, starting a nest egg, and improving your credit score. All of which I’d say is common sense… for this reason I feel Suze Orman is more of a motivational speaker getting people to do what they know they should do. Suze Orman first real job was at Merrill Lynch which is how her financial career started. She recommends Vanguard's S&P 500 index fund (VFINX) or its Total Stock Market index fund (VTSMX). Suze Orman also recommends “Exchange-traded funds that let you own particular sectors, like iShares MSCI Emerging Markets (EEM), United States Oil Fund (USO) or the Metals & Mining SPDR (XME) (Money.CNN.com).” If Suze Orman’s common sense and entertaining approach to financial health gets people to take action than I’m all for it.
Friday, June 27, 2008
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Sunday, June 22, 2008
You don’t have to buy a Toyota Prius or wait until the GM Volt comes out in 2010. You can get 120 miles to the gallon right now with a scooter! “The size of a scooter’s engine can range from 50 cc’s to 650 cc’s. A scooter with a smaller engine of 50 cc’s can get up to 120 miles per gallon with a top speed about 48 miles per hour. A larger scooter with an engine of 650 cc’s can get 50 mpg and reach 115 mph (Herald-Zeitung.com). From 2002 to 2007 scooter sales have doubled. In the first quarter of 2008 scooter sales are up 24% (MercuryNews.com).” The purchase of a scooter seems like a very sensible solution to high gas prices.
Saturday, June 21, 2008
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Tuesday, June 17, 2008
Friday, June 13, 2008
So here’s where FXClub.com comes in. FX Club offers a free account where you practice trading currency with funny money. If you are feeling more confident in your abilities you can start trading your own money on FXClub’s web site.
Forex Club Financial Company, Inc. is located in the United States at 1200 South Avenue, Suite 203, Staten Island, New York 10314. You can call them US Toll-Free: 1-800-881-3809, or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org. FX Club offers free training videos as well as the free practice account. This blog is all about making money and since the stock market is so volatile right now there isn’t a better time to get into or at least try currency trading. The least a practice account can give you is additional knowledge in a field you previously knew nothing about.
Tuesday, June 10, 2008
Wednesday, June 04, 2008
You like to eat? If the answer is yes I have the coupon for you! It’s the Restaurant.com 50% coupon code simply enter “DAD.” Just enter “DAD” when checking out and get half off Restaurant.com’s already extremely low prices on gift certificates. Just in time for fathers day… hmm that would make a great gift.
Tuesday, June 03, 2008
Walmart now has a Craigslist like free classified ad service. Like Craigslist Walmart’s classified ad service is free. I’ve already posted an ad on the Walmart site and I’d say it’s even more user friendly than Craigslist. Not to mention the Walmart interface is much more attractive than the Craigslist text based one. The categories one can post in include cars and vehicles, property for rent, items for sale, jobs, pets, real estate, and tickets. The categories are limited so I’d still use Craigslist as my main free classified as service, but it’s nice to see a large company like Walmart embrace this type of free community enhancing service.
The Freecycle Network is made up of 4,487 groups with 5,223,000 members around the world. It’s a non profit grassroots movement where groups exchange free stuff in order to keep useful garbage out of landfills. The web site turns trash into treasure. Let’s say you were remodeling your kitchen and you wanted some granite tile. Just search the Freecycle Network search engine and boom free granite tile for your construction job! “Anything that is a tangible item, that would otherwise end up in a landfill can be listed (http://www.ahwatukee.com).” Next time I want to get rid of some junk I'm posting for sure... great idea.
Monday, June 02, 2008
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Palm Treo 850 Features:
- Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional
- Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE
- 3G/3.6 HSDPA (2100/1900/850 MHz)
- 320×320 pixel display (flush fitting)
- QWERTY keyboard
- 1500mAh battery
- 2 megapixel camera
- Bluetooth 2.0
- 400 MHz CPU
- 100 MB of RAM.
- Expected release date July 2008
In addition to the $5 off special new members get 25 free 4x6 prints. Other promotions include 50% off large format prints and collage posters. Photobooks and canvas prints are 20% off.
I've ordered digital pictures from ShutterFly in the past and highly recommend them. The photos look great, but ShutterFly really stands out with their customizable photo calendars and photo books. I've made 3 calendars giving them out as gifts on birthdays and holidays.