Liz Leafloor
Liz Leafloor

Liz Leafloor

Science

Liz Leafloor is a Freelance Writer, Copy Editor, and Graphic Artist. She explores mysterious subjects and hidden histories... view profile

Janet Walters Levite
Janet Walters Levite

Janet Walters Levite

Entertainment

is an Optioned Screenwriter and Film Crtiic / Entertainment Writer for The Guardian Liberty Voice. She resides in New York City... view profile

Chris Grasso
Chris Grasso

Chris Grasso

Life

Chris is a freelance writer who lives in Florida and loves the sunshine... view profile

Zac Wassink
Zac Wassink

Zac Wassink

Sports

Covering the Browns and the NFL from a Cleveland viewpoint. .. view profile

Dennis Adonis
Dennis Adonis

Dennis Adonis

News

Dennis Adonis is a Contributing Writer on Information Technology at The Epoch Times, Yahoo.com, Huffington Post, and CNN. He is also the Author of 19 books... view profile

Anthony Carranza
Anthony Carranza

Anthony Carranza

Business

Digital and social media journalist reporting on the latest happenings on the web. Existing contributor to Social Media Today and Examiner... view profile

Carol A. Hoernlein P.E.
Carol A. Hoernlein P.E.

Carol A. Hoernlein P.E.

Opinion

Currently a Licensed Water Resources Civil Engineer in NJ, Carol has also been a political blogger in NJ since 2007, after being elected Councilwoman in 2006. .. view profile

David Goehst
David Goehst

David Goehst

Business

- You wanted information about local, national and global markets that wasn't diluted - you got it. Read everything you never wanted to believe right here... view profile

Daniel Chamberlain
Daniel Chamberlain

Daniel Chamberlain

Tech

A writer, programmer, and all-round nerd who will talk at great lengths about absolutely anything - regardless of his level of actual knowledge in the subject. .. view profile

Barry Bassis
Barry Bassis

Barry Bassis

Arts & Culture

Barry has been a music, theater and travel writer for over a decade for various publications. .. view profile

Deborah Asseraf
Deborah Asseraf

Deborah Asseraf

Business

Deborah Asseraf is founder & CEO of Popcorn Productions, a company that explodes awareness for businesses through highly tailored campaigns. .. view profile

Veronica Davis
Veronica Davis

Veronica Davis

Life

Veronica is a wife, freelance writer and work at home mom. Her and her husband live in Missouri with their three boys. .. view profile

Linda Moore
Linda Moore

Linda Moore

Business

I am a freelance writer and enjoy reporting on a variety of topics... view profile

Marika Asikainen
Marika Asikainen

Marika Asikainen

Life

A writer and editor, Marika enjoys living in Toronto and tracking down the hottest fads and trends... view profile

Jerry Nelson
Jerry Nelson

Jerry Nelson

World

Jerry Nelson is a freelance photojournalist. American by birth and now based in South America, Jerry covers social justice issues globally... view profile






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  • 5 Surefire Ways to Increase Business Efficiency

    The more efficient you make your business, the more opportunities you have to become successful. An efficient business makes the most of its time and resources. By focusing on these 5 surefire ways to increase business’ efficiency, you should find your business reaching goals sooner than expected.

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    Yep ponder the Wild West comes alive again the last weekend of September as a hundred cowpokes try to corral 1500 wild bison in South Dakota’s annual Buffalo Roundup. It’s old and it’s new, the stuff dreams are made of. Cowboys and cowgirls on horseback flailing whips, some popping off blanks from revolvers, park rangers …

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    It requires a little patience to make a crunchy homemade chip. Once you get it down you will love making them and sharing them.

    Every once in a while I get a hankering for a potato chip…the real kind. There is so much salt and fat in the store bought kind that I decided to experiment with creating my own. My first efforts resulted in tough, chewy chips. With a little more experimentation I came up with a yummy …

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    Early on in my career I was in a management trainee program for a sales organization I worked for at the time and one of the managers truly took an interest in helping me develop.  He was the first real mentor I had.  I learned a lot about leadership and management from him.  He used …

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    If you have a creative edge in crafts, now’s the time to offer your talents to the world online. There is a certain level of expectation of those considered artists. If you are known for a certain type of craft, people are going to expect your website to reflect your art and creativity. You don’t …

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    One of the worst things about working in an office, a factory, or other job where there are a lot of people is that there are a lot of illnesses. Any time one person has a cold or the flu and goes to work, they spread the illness to their co-workers, who spread it to …

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    3D printing has become a trending form of printing all over the world. Barcelona launched a 3D printing cafe named Fab Cafe that has attracted many consumers and tourists. Many believe it won’t be long before you will be able to get some 3D printing done at your local Starbucks. The concept of being able …

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  • Eating the Awesome Artichoke—Hot or Cold

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    Artichokes, once upon a time, were only available in the springtime. Now you can find artichokes available in your local grocery store year-round. Artichokes are really good for us to eat, low in calories, are easy to prepare, great hot or cold and are incredibly satisfying to eat…hence, I call them the “Awesome Artichoke.”

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    Although the internet has rapidly become a place of serious business, it is also an avenue of entertainment. Gaming online is a popular activity for people of all ages from all parts of the world. The widespread selection of games available seem endless. A majority of the games are free to play and include a …

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    When you are invited to attend an event, it may be “casual chic”, “black tie”, etc. It can often be difficult to figure out what to wear to certain events, because it seems that fashion rules are changing all the time. The most important thing, no matter what type of event you are dressing for, …

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    Bitcoins have become a popular currency over recent years. Bitcoins were created in 2009 and have since increased in value and circulation. The person or team who invented the Bitcoin remains anonymous and goes by the alias “Satoshi Nakamoto”. Initially Bitcoins were limited to online shopping, but let’s face it, a huge chunk of retail …

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    Many people are turning to organic foods these days, but due to confusing labeling, it can be hard to figure out which foods are actually organic, and which are simply natural foods. After all, it is easy to confuse the terms natural and organic, because one would think that natural is organic. But, they are …

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    In preparation for a trip to Worlds of Fun (thanks to the free tickets we got from my husband’s work), I’ve been watching some YouTube videos and showing the kiddos (they’ve never been to a real amusement park)… One in particular, gave me a flashback. The Worlds of Fun’s Great American Train Robbery reenactment reminded …

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  • One Lincoln, Inspired Cuisine

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  • Did You Ever Trust a Chef?

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    Did you ever trust a chef to prepare a gourmet meal for you? Sure, Mom did it all the time. You came home and ate what she prepared. Apart from some radiant dislikes, rarely does the family participate in planning a daily dinner meal in most homes. Even the tradition of all family sitting down …

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  • Canadian Businesses are Embracing the VoIP Solution

     

    Although businesses traditionally rely on landlines — and to some extent mobile phones –- to manage their communication needs, many companies are switching to a Voice over Internet Protocol solutions from expanding specialist VOIP phone companys such as Spilly.ca because the many benefits outweigh any potential disadvantages.

    VoIP technology… facilitates the transfer of voice and

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  • 6 Money Traps Small Business Owners Should Avoid

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    Starting a small business is what the American Dream is all about; however, more small businesses fail than succeed because of common traps. If you’re thinking of starting a small business or have already taken the first step, you need to be wary of these six pitfalls that destroy small businesses.…

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  • The Changing Landscape of the Digital Media Agency

    Going back just five years, the internet landscape was quite different. Those that were looking to improve their presence on the web could focus on maybe a simplified web design and a single Facebook page, but those days are over. There are many do’s and dont’s and with recent changes, digital marketing agencies have more …

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  • The Lost Art of Loyalty

    Every working relationship in business will get tested at some point in time.  (Image Source: LMGHealthcare)

    Early on in my career I was in a management trainee program for a sales organization I worked for at the time and one of the managers truly took an interest in helping me develop.  He was the first real mentor I had.  I learned a lot about leadership and management from him.  He used …

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  • Becoming a Medical Assistant: Could You Already Have What it Takes?

    Becoming a medical assistant is frequently overlooked by many as their career choice, despite of the high demand reported by the Department of Labor. A lack of knowledge regarding the profession is more than likely the reason many aren’t choosing this path. It’s a rewarding profession that doesn’t necessarily warrant education beyond high school. You …

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  • Protecting Your Intellectual Property on the Internet

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    With so many people putting things online, it can be difficult to figure out who owns copyrights and how to protect one’s intellectual property. There are many different types of online posts, with the three main types being articles or blogs, photographs and other images, and videos. Anyone who thinks that their work has been …

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  • Starting Your Own Business: Where To Begin?

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    Starting your own business is a daunting but exhilarating task which you can undertake. Depending on your skills and interests – whether you are a talented baker looking to sell your cakes and pastries, or an aspiring web designer wanting to set up your own company – starting your own business could change your life. …

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  • The 3 Types of People to Avoid Hiring

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    The irony of running a professional staffing firm is that it is more challenging for me to find talent for our firm than it is to find talent for our clients; and it’s not even close.  When a client calls us to fill an urgent need, we can usually turn around and find someone for …

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  • The 4 Types of “Groceries” Every Manager Should Pick

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    Bill Parcells, the legendary football coach, once said, “If I’m going to be asked to cook the meal, I’d like to be able to pick the groceries.”  Those were his words as he resigned from the New England Patriots.  I always remember that quote because that was the driving force behind why I left my …

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  • How to Achieve Company Formations With a Registered Address

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     Many people, including you, may have a great business idea which you think would be successful. You may have discussed it with friends and family and carried out comprehensive market research with positive results. However, you will also need to decide if you need to obtain funding, business premises, stock suppliers, staff etc. You also …

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  • The Virtual Cover Letter

    A well written cover letter can help you land an interview that you may not get with just a resume alone. (Source: Lighthouse Management Group)

    The hiring process can be somewhat nebulous at times.  Sometimes it amazes me how certain people get the roles they are in.  It just goes to show that the hiring process will always have very subjective influences.  This should not be so surprising since we are talking about the human element. There is no one …

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  • Could You Make Money Working from Home?

    Most people love the idea of being able to work from home, working the hours they choose and doing whatever it is they love. However, most people believe that all those ‘home based opportunities’ are scams. While there are plenty of scams out there, particularly on the internet, working from home is perfectly doable – …

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  • Taking On Challenges to Boost Your Career

    If you’re goal is to advance and continue to progress in your career, you have to take on more challenges.  This helps you get noticed and stand out from the pack. (Source: Lighthouse Management Group)

    As a recruiter, I’ve spoken to thousands of people throughout my career and as you might expect, I hear a lot of the same things with regards to their career.  One of the things that I hear the most when candidates describe their next opportunity is that they want to be challenged.  I often wonder …

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  • The Nine Fundamentals of Fundraising

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    Whether you’re trying to raise money for a school, sports team, church group, or a charitable organization, there are a few fundamentals to keep in mind. By mastering these nine basic concepts, you’ll increase your chances of success as you seek to raise money for new equipment, travel expenses, ongoing operating costs, and other expenses.…

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  • 9 Things You Need to Get Started in the Restaurant Business

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    Getting started in the restaurant business is more than just knowing how much spaghetti goes on the plate. Even a passion for cooking and working with people is not enough. Anyone with a desire to start in the restaurant business should be aware of the essential to get off the ground.…

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  • The Importance of Taking Criticism Constructively at Work

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    I love to hire confident people and surround myself with driven individuals.  Having a competitive environment helps everyone push one another to maximize their potential.  Competition, pride, ego, etc., all of that is great in my opinion in a performance driven environment.  It also means there’s never a dull moment.  Leading these types of talented …

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  • Career Corner: Professionalism at the Workplace

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    Over the past month, our firm has hired a number of new people due to growth. I am always excited to see new faces walking around the office, and I can’t help but reminisce about my time as a new employee, when I first began my career. It’s always a bit awkward being the new …

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  • Career Corner: How to Find a New Job Without Burning Bridges

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    The stock market has been surging, and with signs of growth in the job market it looks like more and more people may be eagerly looking for their next opportunity. Employers are loosening their straps and are beginning to hire more aggressively. If you’re one of those individuals who have endured in a job that …

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    The stock market has been surging and with signs of growth in the job market it looks like more and more people maybe eagerly looking at their next opportunity.  Employers are loosening their straps and are beginning to hire more aggressively. If you’re one of those individuals who have endured in a job that you’re …

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