Tag: social networking

Week On The Web: Five Gas Saving Myths

 

 

Five Gas Saving Myths – by Miranda Marquit

With the price of gas at or near an all time high, there are a lot of bogus gas tips out there that actually won’t make a difference in the gas tank.  Two of the biggest gas saving myths is that fuel additives which you add to your tank and special devices you add to your fuel line actually benefit your mileage.  At the NAFA’s 2010 Institute & Expo, Windsor police held a demonstration which released 2 years worth of research and experimentation on fuel boosters and showed that they make little to no difference. The writer of the article “Five Gas Saving Myths”, Marinda Marquit, also points out that filling up your car when its cooler outside and commonly switching out your air filter are some other examples of regularly mistaken gas saving tips.

41 Tips to Bootstrap Your Way to Success – By Dr. Shannon Reece

Here’s a great article for those looking to create or better manage their own company, featuring 41 business owners and their biggest tips for stretching your dollar. Some great marketing ideas for getting the word out about your company include charity raffles, promotional partnerships and startup sales. The use of Google analytics will also come in handy when you are deciding on website names, ads using search engines and more. Marketing though social networking is a detrimental to a lot of businesses, just make sure to think wisely before dropping the cash for Facebook ads etc. There are many other ways, such as creative contests, which will help you spread the word without costing you and arm and a leg.

How to save $1000 – By Tracy on Coupon Shoebox

While some will say that having an emergency fund capable of covering 3 months worth of expenses is best, others claim that stashing away a thousand bucks should suffice for most issues that may pop up. Some tips for collecting cash including going through all of your closets, clothes and other personal items and sell everything you can.  To get the most bang for your buck, try to sell your bulky items through craiglist and your high ticket items, like electronics and designer jeans, through ebay. Some other good tips in this article include cutting all unnecessary subscription services, going on a “spending diet” and of course getting a second part-time job.

 

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7 Smart Wedding Tips From William and Kate – By SmartMoney.com

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Week On The Web: Job Interview Edition

10 Tips to Bullet Proof Your Resume – By Free-Resume-Tips.com

With the job market being as scarce as it is these days, it’s very important to make sure your resume stands out amongst the rest.  This article features ten stellar tips on how to tweak your resume to grab the attention of possible employers and help you land the job!

The 10 Best Questions to Ask at a Job Interview – By Karen Burns

The best job interviews are rarely one sided conversations.  It is imperative to ask your potential employer questions about the job to not only show your interest in the position, but also to provide them with further examples of your intellect. Here are ten great questions you can ask in your next job interview, pick out a few and add them to your repertoire.

10 Tips for the Shy Job Seeker – By Psychology Today

It is natural to be a little nervous or even slightly intimidated when going into an interview for that big job.  Things like rehearsing and meditating before your meeting can be a big help to those who find themselves more timid when in the hot seat. Make sure to focus on your successes and try not to be too hard on yourself when on your next job search.

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Women: Build Social Status in 7 Simple Steps

In America, social status is synonymous with money. The clothes you wear, the car you drive and even the job you have help form your perceived social status. Perhaps you’ve heard the urban legend about the bum collecting coins from pedestrians, but has a mansion in Beverly Hills. Because the bum is seen in a submissive state, begging for money, people immediately assume that the bum is lower class. Anyone who understands the power of perception can use it to their advantage and increase their social status without having more money.

1. Upgrade your footwear

Dating expert Jeremy Hamburgh once said, “When women dress stylishly for a
 situation, they feel bulletproof.”

To feel bulletproof is to have high self-esteem, and high self-esteem can be synonymous with financial security and an elevated social status. Other people notice the positive energy surrounding confident women, and your peers will feed off that energy when in your company.

You don’t have to break the bank when dressing stylishly. Start with a stylish pair of boots. Many boot styles are multi-seasonal and one good pair will

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Facebook Etiquette: 13 Things to Never Do On Social Networking Sites

Avoiding Facebook is like avoiding the plague these days. If your friends have it, you’re eventually going to get it too. The more interesting thing is, if you’re just now succumbing to Facebook, you’ve only been hurting your own social life.

Social networking sites are what you make them. Whether you take an “accept all friend requests” approach or choose to only communicate with a handful of close personal friends, sites like Facebook are a communication tool. They allow you to catch up with old acquaintances, keep in touch with current ones and so much more. As well, you can keep up-to-date with various local events that you would not have found out about otherwise.

In order to maintain “Baller” status, it’s important to keep up an active lifestyle or at the very least, the portrayal of one. Facebook is a great way to help you network and allow others to see everything you have your hands in. Keep your image up by adhering to these 13 no-no’s of social networking.

1. Written Rules

Yes, Facebook, Myspace and all of the other social networking sites have rules. Follow them. Things such as fake

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