If you're unable to qualify for merchant programs or struggle with creating affiliate links, this Viglink and Skimlinks review could be the answer to your prayers.
Are you looking for a job where you can use your people skills? Consider a job in retail! Before you send in that application, find out what you can expect as an entry level sales associate.
A comprehensive business analysis of Walmart Stores Inc., one of the most well-known, internationally-recognized retailers, for the US market.
Looking for an entry level career with regular business hours? You may be thinking of applying to be a bank teller. Find out what to expect before you fill out that form!
People often ask me what the police academy is like and how best to prepare. Here are a few things you can do beforehand to make you life at the academy a whole lot easier.
Your Postal MDD Scanner has a tendency to freeze at awkward moments and run out of battery power on those long, gloomy postal nights. Do you know what to do?
This article is about professionalism in education. It provides teacher etiquette tips for the modern professional. There are general professional etiquette tips as well as tips about teacher etiquette with other teachers, non-teaching staff, administrators, parents, community members, and students.
Here we explore the relationship between staff, consumers and management of day programs for people with developmental disabilities and how the programs can run more efficiently and smoothly.
A press release can be a low cost and cost-effective PR and marketing tool for small business. Find out what is a press release and how to write and distribute it.
The Internet has fundamentally changed the advertising business. Discover the different types of Internet advertising.
So are you looking for a job in a call center. Know more about working in a call center or BPO. What are the positions available in a BPO. Know the job description of the same. Also get an idea of the growth in the BPO industry and the salary that it offers.
The Winter Solstice is upon us. If you are a letter carrier for the USPS, you are probably already delivering at night. Here are a few dark delivery tips for the fledgling City Carrier Assistant.
The definition of mass media is changing as the Internet, mobile and social media continue to evolve. Find out exactly what is mass media today.
There are all kinds of jobs that fall under the purview of a merchandiser, but the main job is to make sure that the manufacturer's products that you represent are well-stocked and attractively displayed inside the retail store. Usually the merchandiser will have a weekly route and visit the stores they are responsible for servicing at least once a week, but this can fluctuate seasonally depending on what kind of merchandise we are talking about.
There are a number of online business networking sites that seem to offer efficient and effective networking opportunities for small businesses. But are they worth it?
Whether you're fresh out of school or looking to change careers, this article provides insight into the various ways a person can make their way into the HVAC industry and why one may be better for you than another.
This page describes how to get started in the fishing industry. It includes links to various resources to help you find work on a fishing boat.
One of the top luxury brands in the world, this article discusses the various elements that make up the Brand Equity of Gucci.
Buying supplies in bulk and calculating shipping cost by weight and size are just a couple ways of saving on shipping. For more frugal tips, use this free guide created by a Top Rated eBay Seller.
Need web hosting and domain name solutions in Kenya? Here is a comprehensive list of the best 5 web hosting and domain solution companies in Kenya to work with.
If you watch CSI and CSI Miami on television, you are watching criminology at work. Criminology is an important science in the field of sociology that can help prevent future crimes and help prisons become rehabilitative.
Keyword research and on-page search optimization is an art akin to poetry; the trouble is, there's a lot of people out there who write doggerel.
Exhibiting at trade shows can be a huge expense... especially for small businesses! Discover helpful ideas for creating an effective trade show booth on a budget and optimizing the investment.
Brochures can be a very important part of your business or organization as far as publicity. Thankfully, the World Wide Web offers some alternatives to high-cost brochures. There are plenty of tools you can use online to make some good brochures for free.
Event Coordinator and Promo Model Veteran breaks down the actual steps you need to take to land one of the funnest summer jobs ever - with pro tips on finding legit gigs, and what to beware of!
This article is my best advice to new nurses in the OR. Most of the advice is for the circulating role. Although, much of it pertains to the scrub role also.
This article summarizes some of the negative aspects of the pharmacy career. It briefly reviews the challenges and difficulties of retail pharmacy employment.
If you're seeking a healthcare career that only requires short-term training and offers the satisfaction of truly helping the sick and the elderly, becoming a nursing assistant may be just what the doctor prescribes for you!
There are numerous adverts on the Internet promising lucrative typing and data entry work from home. Are these scams, or is it really possible to earn a living in this way?
Sustainability jobs are becoming more popular and greater in number around the United States. This should make for a brighter economic growth and a healthier country. Some of these jobs are fun, too!
No matter what fancy tag you apply to it, being a USPS letter carrier is grueling work. This article compares the entry level Postal positions of Rural Carrier Associate and City Carrier Assistant.
The City Carrier Assistant (CCA) is a newly created Postal position that has been controversial among the ranks of letter carriers. Mel advises the CCA how to adapt to a hostile postal environment.
Hub examines "micro" marketing environment, elements external to marketing management, and the effects exerted on a firm's ability to serve or respond to customers, suppliers, and others.
Do you want to be an operating room nurse? Learn a little about what the job entails and what to expect from the environment. Becoming a surgical nurse is the best move you can make.
Curious about a career in data analysis? It's a relatively secure job that pays well and comes with a lot of job satisfaction for the right person. Here's an overview of what you can expect if you're starting out on the path to become one.
What are the jobs that kill the most people? Which occupations are the most dangerous and deadly? Top 1-10 and 11-20 of the most fatal jobs in the US.
So you are considering or you've just been accepted as a Postal City Carrier Assistant (CCA) and you are wondering what is in store for you. Warning - results may vary! Be prepared to travel.
This is an overview of the processes a consumer goes through when he or she seeks to make a purchase and how a marketer reacts throughout that process.
Postal OJI and web author Mel Carrier provides City Carrier Assistants with advice to simplify their thought processes and daily work flow.
What is the difference between a zoologist and a zookeeper? This article explores zookeeper careers, salary ranges, and educational requirements.
This article reviews public and private sector employment and some of the major differences between these two work environments.
Do you want to learn more about targeted email marketing? Marketing has changed in the last decade and I have tips to help you better market to your email list. If you send the same email to your whole list, then read this!
Several factors have contributed to the success of the Walt Disney Company, and its success is well-known. But the Disney Company also deals effectively with its risks.
A brief history of the last 20 years of the working lives of United States Postal Service City Letter Carriers, with a look into the cloudy crystal ball at the future.
You are a CCA who just got word you've been promoted to Regular Carrier, but are you ready to sell your soul to the Postal Devil and make this a career? Mel covers the grim and the grins.
Cashiers everywhere groan when a customer wants to use cash rather than swipe a credit card. Making change really doesn't have to be all that difficult if you know these tips.
Mistakes you make with your telephone voice and 6 tips for correcting. What is your image? Sound more confident and successful. Pause and take a deep breath before answering a call.
What is Shigeo Shingo’s Single Minute Exchange of Die or SMED and how can you use it to reduce setup or changeover times for your process. Full details of how to implement this powerful lean tool.
A career in HVAC requires the use of many tools. These lists of tools, with pictures, will show you what you need to start out on the right foot in your heating and air conditioning career.
You are an overwrought potential City Carrier Assistant who is terrified about your impending interview. Relax on Mel Carriere's postal therapy couch. Maybe he can soothe your worried mind, maybe not.
This article looks at personal characteristics of individuals that influence consumer behavior. What does your personality have to do with marketing? Can/does it benefit marketers and manufacturers to be interested in the concept of personality, and those things that are linked or related to it? Are people's personalities relevant to what they consume? The answer, of course, is "yes," as this Hub reveals.
There are many qualities to being a good customer service representative. In this hub I will go over some of the things that will help you to be a great CSR!
So you, Postal CCA, have been asked to move up to a 204b supervisor position, and you're pretty full of yourself! Although Mel does not want to burst your bubble, you need to know the grim realities.
HVAC(R) professionals are in high demand and choosing a career isn't always easy. This Hub gives a sneak peek into an HVAC career.
The introduction of new products or services can require large outlays of cash. Manufacturers often use test markets to gather information related to sales potential & other marketing considerations.
Thinking about becoming a Postal City Carrier Assistant (CCA), but you want to know if you have the right stuff to get through the training process? Described here are the rigors of CCA bootcamp.
There is can be little doubt that United Parcel Service (UPS) enjoys being a Big Brown roadblock to the potential success of the United States Postal Service, but would they seriously resort to the sabotage of the Surepost product, even at the discomfit of its own customers? Mel investigates.
Often, one small event is enough to change the direction of our lives. One phone call, made while on vacation in Texas, was instrumental in changing my career path and fulfilling a lifetime dream.
This is a no-nonsense, practical and down to earth guide to how you can increase sales in your shop on a daily, monthly and yearly basis. There is no strange marketing jargon, or tricky sales psychology to learn - just sound advice and simple sales techniques that you can implement today.
There are many of aspects to cashiering you may not have realized before. If you're considering applying for a cashiering position, take a look at how to cashier from someone with years of experience.
Many a young man thinks he’s died and gone to heaven when he’s hired by a video game developer, then he discovers his hours of work will be brutal.
Doing postdoctoral research after finishing a PhD is now a necessary step to a tenure track position. However the terrible career structure in science leaves many scientists in the postdoc trap.
This part 1 article aims to explain some of the key concepts and fundamentals that act as the basic framework for grasping an understanding of marketing. This article answers the question: "What is principles of marketing"?
Electronic billboards are the billboards of the future. Find out what an electronic billboard is, as well as best practices and challenges for using them to advertise a business.
This is a true story about a conniving and deceitful eBay customer. My experience shows how eBay is carefully protecting both buyers and sellers.
How did cashiers know how much change to give back before computers? They counted it back by hand. This tutorial makes it easy to give back the right amount of change.
Serving in a restaurant can be the start of a good career. Be the best and you will have happy customers and get noticed by management. Waiting on tables need not be a dead-end career.
A thirty-year police veteran explains ten arresting reasons why you do not want to become a police officer. This is must-have information for any young man or woman considering a career in law enforcement, and it is presented in a humourous format that makes it an easy and fun read for all.
Many Texas firefighters are unaware that state law grants tuition exemption for a number of professional certifications and degrees. This explains the process and reasoning for using the benefit.
What are the benefits of lean manufacturing, what are the advantages of lean production? Lean manufacturing can benefit your business in many ways, from reducing your scrap and space required to reducing lead times to a fraction of your current lead times. In addition to this expect your productivity to rise and your profits to improve. Implement lean manufacturing if you want to see these significant and proven benefits.
A detailed how-to on making a failing pub business succeed and thrive. Taken from years of experience and success, I share some of my simple tips and tricks to help improve your revenue.
If you've just received excellent customer service at your supermarket, thank the store's trainer. They are responsible for ensuring the staff's training is up to date and everyone is working safely.
Basic duties of a cashier are to greet customers, ring up merchandise, bag the items, take the customer's payment and thank them for their business. What training or skills are needed?
The job market has been tough, over the past several years, for marketing professionals wanting to change jobs, as well as for new graduates with degrees in marketing and advertising. The good news is that the economic situation has improved a bit, and many employers are once again hiring people with top-notch skills and experience. This article takes a look at jobs, salary ranges, and what employers might be looking for as they seek to fill top jobs in marketing.
I will help you find the best free press release services that will generate ongoing publicity for your business, new product or service...or whatever it is you need to promote to a global audience. Having worked in public relations and SEO marketing for more than a decade, I have handpicked the following free PR services that I use frequently—and repeatedly—for my business and clients.
A former flight attendant shares the inside scoop about practical jokes and on-the-job training for the airlines.
This article explores four of the biggest roadblocks to happiness encountered as a CCA (City Carrier Assistant), and asks the question of whether you really want to subject yourself to this insanity.
There are crazy myths about being a Mary Kay Consultant, but as with any opportunity, you have to put in effort to make it work. Take the time to find out for yourself if Mary Kay is right for you.
Harland David Sanders didn't have enough money to retire at 65. He decided to open a restaurant selling his special fried chicken. It resulted in one of the most successful franchises in U.S. history.
Effective promotional product buying does more than help promote your company, it can also help you save marketing dollars. Learn how to develop a good promotional product strategy with these tips.
If you're a new Avon Independent Sales Representative, you will probably have some questions that weren't answered in your first meeting. Read through these Questions and Answers to learn more about the Avon business.
Suggestions for how to choose a creative name for your technology domain or business. Find out more to come up with the perfect name.
Thinking of becoming a front-end web developer? Here's a guide that shows you everything you need to know to get a job.
Are you interested in becoming an x-ray technologist in the medical radiography field? Learn what school subjects you should be proficient in and look at what your training may entail.
Learn everything there is to know about joining the Army as a combat medic. This guide takes you from the day you start thinking about becoming a medic to the day you graduate.
I have been asked these questions for years and decided to put the answers in this article. This is a must read for Costco fans.
Before becoming an escrow assistant, it is important to understand the job description and duties that come with this position. What is escrow? What is an escrow assistant? Find all that out here.
An overview of the ups and downs of working in retail. A cashier's own story of working in the retail environment.
I have been an operating room nurse for many years. It is a very challenging and very rewarding profession. Read these funny stories about how we let off stress in the OR!
This page will give you an idea of the reality of fishing for a living. Fishing may sound like an ideal job, but it requires a lot of sacrifice and work to be successful.
All small businesses need an efficient marketing strategy. Developing a product or service is only the first step. This article explains five free ways small businesses with limited resources can develop a marketing strategy which costs little and brings a measurable, positive return on investment.
Learn how to increase productivity as a medical transcriptionist and improve your accuracy rate while making automated speech recognition work for you.
What is Lean Manufacturing, just what is a good lean manufacturing definition? If you want to implement lean manufacturing then you need to understand Lean Manufacturing Principles and Concepts. This article will try to give you a concise lean manufacturing definition and show how it compares to Agile Manufacturing and Six Sigma.