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2010 

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How do you organize all those business cards? I have used this system for years. It is called Cardscan Executive.  I simply insert the card, it scans it  and the info is captured into a database. I have entered 100s of cards at a time. I collect cards from every trade show and enter them into a d...
03/17/2010
Location, location, location Where you buy not only affects the home's current and future value, but it also affects your lifestyle. Your agent will be able to conduct a more targeted home search if you outline your preferences in neighborhoods and nearby amenities. Here's a checklist of items y...
03/17/2010
Computer tips from a 10 year old. A 10 year old showed me I do not have to type in www. to search the Google bar. I thought I would pass on his wisdom. I just saw the movie Old Dogs and I can relate. Location, location, location Where you buy not only affects the home's current and future value, ...
03/17/2010
LOCAL ARTS EVENTS. The local opera and ballet companies usually have fund raising events throughout the year where they ask local businesses to participate as sponsors donating their services as a prize in the raffle. The programs of events in exchange for advertising in the programs. Many times ...
03/17/2010
What is over trunked? This means that they have too many lines for the current state of business activity. Often times we expand the number of lines we had to meet the very best and busiest times which were about two or three years ago. Now most businesses are paying for lines that aren't ringing...
03/17/2010
  Darrell: What are ways to save on business expenses? TMSI Interview Tom: With the Winter Olympics coming to a close and in Vancouver, it's time to turn our attention and focus to the economy again. As Canadian businesses are still suffering from the reeling effects of the downturn of the econom...
03/17/2010
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info usa/canada This is a directory that is best for searching out local business information. It lists such items  as who are the officers of a company, how many employees the company has, the address and phone number and what type of business the firm is in. The directory lists this information...
03/08/2010
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A.T.V. TOW VEHICLE. A multi-purpose vehicle you could invest in would be a four wheeled All Terrain Vehicles. These little 'dune buggies' have extra wide tires that can go over the grass without sinking into the ground. Care would have to taken that you don't spin the wheels, tearing up the grass...
03/08/2010
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 DUNE BUGGY. As an eye catcher one of the best vehicles I've ever owned was a Dune Buggy. This was one of those fiberglass body models with a Volkswagen running gear. This vehicle would have people all over it whenever I would stop at a parking lot. This would be an ideal company vehicle that you...
03/08/2010
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NOVELTY VEHICLE. I have seen some excellent examples of novelty vehicles over the years. These are vehicles that have incorporated the main theme of the company business into their vehicle by some kind of modification. One example I saw was a SHOE CAR for a shoe repair place. This car could not g...
03/08/2010