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"No taxes of any kind on small businesses with 25 or fewer employees. No employer payroll tax. No state or local taxes. No taxes on earnings. Nada. The business owners will pay income taxes on their personal income they pay themselves, but not corporate earnings" ~Mark Cuban (wiki entry) Being an...
I just received this comment in an email and thought it would be good to answer it to the community as a whole: "We would be very interested in sponsoring the communities we've focused on (listed communities removed) - of course we'd love to have "x city" too but not sure we can "buy enough commu...
Create a Google Knol account asap and add it to your repertoire of places to contribute content (Mahalo, Squidoo, ActiveRain/Localism and Zillow/Trulia - if you don't care about backlinks). Early research indicates that Google will rank Knol content very high (also check out this post). Blog her...
Just a quick note to thank everyone for their feedback on the skyscraper ad. I tend to agree that the mix of advertisers takes away from the user experience. Expect the ad to be removed from the site sometime later today.
Question: I have invested years creating content for Localism, what happened to all of it? Answer: All of your content is still there! You, and Google, will always be able to find all of your posts on your personal blog page on Localism. For example this is Deborah Burns page http://localism.com/...
(I wrote this article over a year ago when we launched Localism in its BETA form. With the pending launch of the New Localism, it's still very much applicable ~ Jonathan) ~ o ~ o ~ o ~ o ~ o ~ o ~ The end game in real estate blogging is blogging about your local geographic...
1. Write about some place local: The smaller the region the better. A community post is generally more valuable than a city post, and a city post is better than a county post. The more specific your post, the higher likelihood it will return higher search engine results. 2. Provide original ...
Yesterday we launched Outside Blogs beta and as expected we have discovered a few issues with the product. I would like to use this post as a place to update all of our members with the list of known issues and their current status. Outstanding Issues: New issue - DNS rerouting does not seem to ...
This video has so little to do with real estate that I cannot even think of a clever tie in. No abstract principle. Nothing. I saw it first about a month ago and enjoyed it, and then just stumbled upon it again this morning and realized that I needed to share it. I hope someone else out there ...