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  • People continue to shop in retail stores despite the ease of internet purchasing. Here are a few things salespeople do that help run customers out of your store.

    5 Blunders That Kill Retail Sales

    5 Blunders That Kill Retail Sales

    by Peg Cole46

  • 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.

    15 Methods to Increase Retail Sales

    15 Methods to Increase Retail Sales

    by Linda Liebrand23

  • 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.

    So You Want to Be a Mailman - The CCA Experience

    So You Want to Be a Mailman - The CCA Experience

    by Mel Carriere139

  • 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.

    How to Get a Job on a Fishing Boat

    How to Get a Job on a Fishing Boat

    by Glen Kowalski3

  • Poshmark vs eBay for sellers: which is better for resale of used clothing? Discover eBay's and Poshmark's sale fees and listing fees and which is better for you.

    Selling on Poshmark Vs Ebay

    Selling on Poshmark Vs Ebay

    by Katy Medium0

  • 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.

    What Is Mass Media?

    What Is Mass Media?

    by Heidi Thorne3

  • 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.

    The Ups and Downs of Working in Retail

    The Ups and Downs of Working in Retail

    by Kate H11

  • 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.

    How to Prepare for the Police Academy

    How to Prepare for the Police Academy

    by Kate Daily26

  • Advertisers have always pushed the edge when it comes to getting the word out on a product. Here are 5 tried and true advertising gimmicks that are guaranteed to coerce the consumer into spending their money.

    Top 5 Advertising Gimmicks That You Have Fallen For

    Top 5 Advertising Gimmicks That You Have Fallen For

    by CWanamaker16

  • HVAC was already a great career choice with a lot of opportunity for growth but with over half the U.S. and Canada now legalizing marijuana in some shape or form a whole new HVAC career opportunity has been created.

    HVAC Plus Marijuana Equals New Career Opportunity

    HVAC Plus Marijuana Equals New Career Opportunity

    by Dan Robbins4

  • 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.

    Working on Fishing Boats

    Working on Fishing Boats

    by Glen Kowalski8

  • What is the difference between a zoologist and a zookeeper? This article explores zookeeper careers, salary ranges, and educational requirements.

    Becoming a Zookeeper: Salary and Duties

    Becoming a Zookeeper: Salary and Duties

    by Leah Lefler20

  • 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.

    What Does a Supermarket Trainer Do?

    What Does a Supermarket Trainer Do?

    by Mary Wickison12

  • 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.

    Basics of the "Micro" Marketing Environment

    Basics of the "Micro" Marketing Environment

    by Sallie B Middlebrook PhD8

  • 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 Data Analysts Do, Their Prospects & How to Become One

    What Data Analysts Do, Their Prospects & How to Become One

    by Redberry Sky6

  • 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.

    5 Tips on How to Make a Failing Pub Successful

    5 Tips on How to Make a Failing Pub Successful

    by Kris Goddard30

  • Product catch phrases fill the commercial world,phrases so ubiquitous and sunk into folk memory that many people are aware of a phrase even if they never use the product. This article explores these devices and brings you through a catchphrase creation exercise.

    The Secret of Creating a Great Catch-Phrase

    The Secret of Creating a Great Catch-Phrase

    by Mary Phelan0

  • 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.

    Benefits and Advantages of Lean Manufacturing

    Benefits and Advantages of Lean Manufacturing

    by Tony10

  • Don't buy an email marketing package without knowing these simple tips. Learn how to find the right marketing agency, get the most out of your email marketing campaign, and stay within budget, from a 10-year veteran of internet marketing.

    Email Marketing Packages: Tips and Tricks You Need Right Now

    Email Marketing Packages: Tips and Tricks You Need Right Now

    by Dennis Ebris0

  • 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.

    Responsibilities and Duties of a Retail Cashier

    Responsibilities and Duties of a Retail Cashier

    by Lisa3

  • As a waiter or waitress, fulfilling customer expectations is often easier said than done. Follow this 10-step guide and you will end your next shift with less stress and full pockets.

    The 10-Step Guide to Stress-Free Waiting Tables

    The 10-Step Guide to Stress-Free Waiting Tables

    by Jeff Davis9

  • 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.

    Careers in Criminology: A Top Career for 2016-2026

    Careers in Criminology: A Top Career for 2016-2026

    by Patty Inglish MS247

  • A former flight attendant shares the inside scoop about practical jokes and on-the-job training for the airlines.

    Flight Attendant Memories

    Flight Attendant Memories

    by Peg Cole67

  • 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.

    What is an Electronic Billboard?

    What is an Electronic Billboard?

    by Heidi Thorne9

  • This is a telling of my experience as a USPS CCA in New Orleans, as well as a "what to expect" tutorial for anyone considering this profession.

    USPS CCA--My Year From Hell

    USPS CCA--My Year From Hell

    by K Banning Kellum59

  • 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.

    Six Important Tips for Your Phone Voice

    Six Important Tips for Your Phone Voice

    by Audrey Hunt57

  • 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.

    My Former Life as a Flight Attendant

    My Former Life as a Flight Attendant

    by Peg Cole238

  • Answering your phone at work can be a little more stressful than taking a call at home. Find out ways to be a professional on the telephone, and keep your customers satisfied.

    Proper Business Telephone Etiquette Tips

    Proper Business Telephone Etiquette Tips

    by Kieron Walker2

  • 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.

    How to Develop a Good Promotional Product Strategy

    How to Develop a Good Promotional Product Strategy

    by Heidi Thorne2

  • 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.

    Basics of Product Test Marketing

    Basics of Product Test Marketing

    by Sallie B Middlebrook PhD15

  • 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.

    The Real Deal About Being a Mary Kay Consultant

    The Real Deal About Being a Mary Kay Consultant

    by Dani Alicia48

  • If you wish to use Kanban to pull production through your Just in Time (JIT) process as part of your lean manufacturing initiative then you need to understand how to calculate your Kanban quantities. There are several different factors you need to consider when calculating your Kanban quantities from your daily demand, your production lead times, container (bin) sizes and of course the all encompassing safety factor.

    Using Kanban to Calculate Your JIT Bin Quantities

    Using Kanban to Calculate Your JIT Bin Quantities

    by Tony4

  • 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.

    One Nurse's View of the Operating Room

    One Nurse's View of the Operating Room

    by Kari Poulsen153

  • 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.

    How to Receive Free College as a Texas Firefighter

    How to Receive Free College as a Texas Firefighter

    by Daniel J Owens0

  • 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.

    Free Press Release Distribution Sites (for 2014)

    Free Press Release Distribution Sites (for 2014)

    by Brian Scott7

  • 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.

    10 Arresting Reasons You Do Not Want to Be a Big-City Police Officer

    10 Arresting Reasons You Do Not Want to Be a Big-City Police Officer

    by Rodney C Lawley6

  • 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.

    Ten of the Highest-Paying Jobs in Marketing

    Ten of the Highest-Paying Jobs in Marketing

    by Sallie B Middlebrook PhD15

  • An account of my training in plumbing as an adult. Re-training in plumbing in France at the age of 52 was a big step, but worth every minute. This account of the course will help you decide if you would like to qualify as a plumber and if training in France is for you.

    My Training as a French Plumber in AFPA Limousin Campus

    My Training as a French Plumber in AFPA Limousin Campus

    by Les Trois Chenes12

  • 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.

    Personality and Related Characteristics that Affect Consumer Buying Behavior

    Personality and Related Characteristics that Affect Consumer Buying Behavior

    by Sallie B Middlebrook PhD24

  • 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?

    Online Audio Transcription Jobs: The Reality

    Online Audio Transcription Jobs: The Reality

    by Annabelle Johnson48

  • As a server for many years in the restaurant business, I have put together a very real list of reasons why serving is in fact a real job. Servers, feel free to use it when asked this most disrespectful of questions.

    5 Reasons Why Serving Is a "Real Job"

    5 Reasons Why Serving Is a "Real Job"

    by Christina Parisi0

  • 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.

    Trade Show Booth Ideas on a Budget

    Trade Show Booth Ideas on a Budget

    by Heidi Thorne16

  • 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.

    How to Count Back Change

    How to Count Back Change

    by Peg Cole63

  • A guide to bargaining and negotiating a lower price in Chinese wholesale markets with practical haggling techniques to obtain lower prices from a Chinese wholesaler.

    How to Bargain in China's Wholesale Markets

    How to Bargain in China's Wholesale Markets

    by Kamal Mohta10

  • 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?

    Training, Skills, and Duties of a Cashier

    Training, Skills, and Duties of a Cashier

    by Peg Cole38

  • General advice for those interested in joining the Navy or the military in general.

    Tips on Joining the Navy

    Tips on Joining the Navy

    by Steven Banker15

  • Writing a good advertisement is both a craft and an art. Perfecting it takes time, and it is never too soon to begin practising, Follow these tips for increased custom and revenue in your business.

    Write an Advertisement in Fifty Words

    Write an Advertisement in Fifty Words

    by Mary Phelan0

  • 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"?

    Principles of Marketing - Basic Concepts and Fundamentals

    Principles of Marketing - Basic Concepts and Fundamentals

    by Sethughes30

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  • You want to start marketing by email but don't know what the best email marketing software for small businesses is. Read this to find out my favorite email marketing options by price points and the features they offer.

    The Best Email Marketing Software for Small Businesses

    The Best Email Marketing Software for Small Businesses

    by Dennis Ebris0

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